We dig a splashy gold chain as much as the next guy—assuming the next guy isn’t, uh, Rick Ross—but the best silver chains for men are in a league of their own. Gold is rich, regal. It smacks of power, and in the wrong hands, unbridled excess. (Exhibit A.) Silver is sleek and unassuming. It can be coolly industrial or high-key sexy, but in a less try-hard way. (Exhibit B.) Which is exactly why the plain Jane silver chain is essential to elite-level accessorizing—especially if you’re a relative jewelry newb and a zany, candy-colored pearl choker feels like a stretch. Luckily, with 2023 in full swing there’s never been a better time to mix up your jewelry rotation. They say you finish how you start, so if you’re betting on this year being your best one yet, you’ll want to come correct.
The Best Silver Chains Shopping Guide
To help you level-up your clavicle like an expert, we unearthed 21 of the best silver chains for men on the market right now, from big, bold Cuban links to barely-there box chains. Whiffed on the gift front over the holidays? Now’s your chance to apologize in high style before you find yourself binge-watching Dear John and sniffling into a jumbo-sized tub of Häagen-Dazs. Looking to put yourself back out there this year? There’s no better way to remind the world—and any potential suitors—how sterling your taste is. Just ask Paul Mescal: these necklaces are made for thirst trappin’.
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