Your accessories speak volumes about you. Your attention to detail. Your great sense (or not) of style. Why carry around a BIC when you can sign your next John Hancock with a flashy pen designed by Andrea Branzi, Aldo Cibic, Nathalie Du Pasquier, Marco Zanini, Michele De Lucchi and others at Acme. Good pens, neatly arranged in a snappy pencil pot on your desk, add some flair to your workspace, too. They're quite a decorative element, even a Lotta Jansdotter tote hanging casually over your chair adds flair to your space, at least in my opinion.

For some swanky pens, Acme is your place. Known as "The Swatch of the pen business", you'll have no problem selecting from their collection of over a hundred designs. Great business card cases, cuff links, pencil pots, and other accessories are offered by hip little Acme, too.

BUDGET TIP: For budget options, you can also find terrific pens at Target from their Sensa line. They can't touch the quality of a Cross or Acme pen, but if you tend to lose your pens a lot, a jazzy Sensa may do the trick, and be a much more affordable option for you.

(all photos from acme)