Gentleman’s knives: the sharpest part of your outfit
Gentleman's knives exude elegance and status. These knives are called gentleman's knives, a nod to their origins. Originally, these knives were fashion accessories for upper-class men. Despite the name, these knives are a graceful addition to any person's wardrobe. Gentleman's knives are functional and have a second purpose besides cutting. They complete your outfit. Similar to a nice watch, which also does more than just tell the time.
What is a gentleman's knife?
A gentleman's knife is a type of pocket knife designed to be small, light and elegant. These knives are usually made from high-quality materials such as damascus steel, wood or carbon fibre. The gentleman's knife is intended for formal occasions and is considered a fancier tool than a regular pocket knife. Gentleman's knives come in different sizes, materials and with different opening/locking mechanisms, so you can have a matching knife for any outfit!
Gentleman's knives, made from exclusive materials
Beautiful, exclusive and natural materials are often the distinctive feature on a gentleman's knife. Stunning types of wood, bone, ivory and mother-of-pearl to name a few. The size of gentleman's knives is often modest. A gentleman's knife is something that you always carry with you.
Types of gentleman's knives
The range of gentleman's knives is enormous. For example: Traditionals from brands such as Rough Ryder or Case. Or stunning Slipjoints from brands such as Lionsteel or Böker. And, of course, the famous Laguiole knives from France. A gorgeous knife for any occasion.
Buyers guide: how do you choose a gentleman’s knife?
Gentleman’s knives complete your outfit. In addition to peeling an apple and opening a letter, you can also use a gentleman’s knife to make a statement. Like a beautiful watch, a gentleman’s knife represents who you are. But how do you choose the best gentleman’s knife for your purpose? Knivesandtools loves to explain.