While email has rendered handwritten letters and notes a precious commodity, a good pen remains an important tool for the discerning Gent. Like other accessories, it should reflect his style and personality.

So to help you dot the i’s and cross the t’s, we’ve selected 5 pens that ooze luxury and sophistication.

This Parker pen isn’t called “Ingenuity” for nothing. Using Parker’s 5th generation technology, the pen adapts to the users writing style while looking sleek and business ready.

Look out for our review, coming soon.

Ingenuity

The NeroUno Red Gold pen mixes contemporary style with timeless quality, befitting of Montegrappa, the oldest Italian pen manufacturer.

Nerouno Red Gold By Montegrappa

This Visconti pen is encased in a rendition of Van Gogh’s famous Bedroom in Arles, with the name of the artist and painting engraved around the pens ring. A work of art.

Visconti Van Gogh Impressionist Bedroom in Arles

The definition of luxury. Each year the German brand releases a limited edition fountain pen of the year, the Catherine Palace pen won the accolade in 2014. Combining 24-carat gold plating with gemstone workmanship, this is the embodiment of luxury.

poty-2014-1600x1200_150dpi.ashx

No list would be complete without the inclusion of a Mont Blanc. The Meisterstück is simple and classy, you’d expect nothing less.

Mont Blanc