Tuesday, December 13, 2011

A (Somewhat Biased) Celeb-Tastic Gift Idea for Your Dude

Posted By on Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 10:00 AM

So, lately, i've been asked where I've gotten these rope and hook bracelets I've been wearing for the past several months.

Miansais Michael Saiger.
Well, look no further than MIANSAI. MIANSAI stands for Michael Andrew Saiger, a one-time student at the University of Arizona who now designs these really nifty trinkets in Miami. Saiger transferred

This is what's trendy, men. Miansai's bracelets have been a constant on pages of several style magazines like GQ and, ladies, you can see Rihana sporting a cuff in her recent video.

They recently relaunched their website to be more functional and to give it an aesthetic that does better justice to the chic designs Saiger creates.

Miansai was featured on People.com as a Hollywood-inspired gift idea.

One among many cool factoids about Miansai is that most of the designs are handcrafted by someone on the floor.

Mens Journal clipping from Miansais Facebook Fan Page.
  • Miansai.com
  • Mens Journal clipping from Miansai's Facebook Fan Page.

Ladies, you shouldn't fret either because these designs are pretty popular for women also.

Rihana sporting the half-cuff design. Photograph from Miansais Facebook fanpage.
  • Miansai.com
  • Rihana sporting the half-cuff design. Photograph from Miansai's Facebook fanpage.

According to the Website,

MIANSAI is available at fine boutiques and department stores worldwide including Bergdorf Goodman's, Barney's Co-Op, Neiman Marcus, Colette, J. Crew, The Webster, Saturday's, Ron Herman, BASE, Park and Bond, HOLT RENFREW, LIBERTY, SELFRIDGES, OKI-NI, Mr. Porter, BEAMS PLUS, and UNITED ARROWS.

Full disclosure: The author is acquainted with Saiger.

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