'Round these parts we're all about giving the impression that we are responsible grown folks. That being said nothing quite gives off that impression like a good-looking watch and knowing how to wear it.
‘Round these parts we’re all about giving the impression that we are responsible grown folks. That being said nothing quite gives off that impression like a good-looking watch and knowing how to wear it. With the ubiquity of cell phones, there’s a good chance you might not have even worn a watch in years, but fear not, the timepiece is back on trend and you don’t have to spend a ton of money to get one that keeps time and more importantly, looks great. Here are a few recommendations on how to find the right watch for your wrist.
This is the Modern World
We all know that it’s kind of a pain to have to fish your phone out of the bottom of your purse or pockets, and it’s likely that you’ve more than once secretly found yourself wishing you could casually tell the time with a glance at your wrist. According to the experts, the current trend out of Switzerland is the return to traditional sizes, which means typically 36mm to 44mm in diameter. However, don’t let what’s fashionable deter you from finding something comfortable that you’ll actually enjoy wearing.
I’m the Operator of My Pocket Calculator
Believe it or not, the Casio has made a comeback in a big way. The digital watch has experienced something of a renaissance in the past several years, with plenty of them showing up online among the bigger, trendier names. Looking through them all, we’re reminded of the classic Casio calculator watch we had back in middle school. Also, this article on “what your watch says about you” finds the old-school Casio to be the perfect pairing for the hipster looking for a cool timepiece that can be a conversation starter without breaking the bank.
When it comes to rock and roll, few things look better than leather. The leather jacket is an essential item for any rock and roller this fall, and nothing complements a leather jacket like a nice leather watch strap. The timeless leather strap has become very popular again and can match just about any clothes you throw at it for an accessory that’s both affordable and versatile.
Strap It On
For many people today, a stylish strap is just as important as their watch face. We like the idea of being able to change out your bands to suit your ensemble, especially when watches can be so expensive. One article notes that changeable bands are becoming a popular item for men in addition to women, and that they add a lot of options for any outfit. As more men look to add a splash of color to their wardrobes, the watch band is a subtle and stylish way to spice things up or add new life to a vintage piece.
Smart watches have become much more than just a novelty for Silicon Valley citizens and with the newfound success has come a number of new styles. With some really nice offerings from Motorola and LG, in addition to a designer update to the Apple Watch, there’s no shortage of options if you’re looking for a high-tech timepiece. Perfect for the cat on the go that wants to stay connected the smart watch is pretty great for decluttering the amount of devices at your disposal and removes the necessity of having to bring your bulky phone on a run.