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Mandeliers: Masculine Chandeliers
for Modern Men

See our top 10 picks—and where to buy them.

January 5, 2012

While you'll never catch any self-respecting guy saying "mandelier" out loud—especially if he's made the mistake of looking it up on urbandictionary.com, where it has some pretty unfortunate lower-anatomical variations—every self-respecting guy should own one. That's because nothing anchors a dining room like a proper chandelier, and with so many lighting designers these days abandoning the fussiness of crystal for cleaner lines, bolder shapes, and rawer materials, there are man-friendly options at every turn. Hence, the mandelier, 10 solid examples of which are featured here.

Branch chandelier in plywood and perforated brass by Rich Brilliant Willing

$1,735 as shown; richbrilliantwilling.com

Photographs courtesy of each manufacturer.
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