Published On: Sat, Apr 11th, 2020

What to consider when buying a watch

Watches are beautifully irresistible, and even if you are not an aficionado, you’ll once in a while, find yourself admiring someone else’s wrist. What you may not know is that there is more than to what meets the eye. Watch lovers consider several factors before deciding on what to buy. At the end of the day, you’ll want to go home with something that matches your expectations and depicts your real taste.

It, therefore, means that as a gentleman, you should buy designer brands like Sinn watches to complement that alpha-male look. You must also buy from a trusted vendor who charges reasonably other than selling you quality. Moreover, there is a variety of watches to choose from.

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So, what are some of the things that you need to consider when buying a watch? Well, they include but aren’t limited to the following:


  • Budget


The first thing that you’ll always consider even before window shopping for a watch is the amount of money that you are willing to spend on it. You don’t have to be a millionaire to afford a brilliant watch because there are many options available to cater to people from all walks of life. Moreover, it wouldn’t kill you if you saved some money and invested in some luxurious watch for yourself. As an alpha male, you need something that can boost your ego, and a decent watch will exactly do that.


  • Material


The type of material that your watch is constructed on will determine its overall beauty. You may also go for a material that gives you a signature look. For instance, you can choose all your watches from the same company to have leather straps. It would also be best if you also ensured the material has resistance to water.


  • Design/customization


Some people are blessed to come from luxury or happen to work extremely hard, and to them, getting a customized watch like a Saudi Prince isn’t a big deal. If you are in the same group, you may consider a company that offers full customization in terms of the coating or even branding. For instance, some customizations may include a gold coating or even name branding. Designing or customization can be perfect if you are getting the watch for gift purposes.


  • Brand


Any watch aficionado has a brand that they’ve pledged loyalty to because they can comfortably afford or something that they are dreaming to acquire later in life. In other words, the brand is important when it comes to luxurious things like watches because we always love to be associated with prestige. Therefore, make sure that you go for a brand that will make you the most respected gentleman in the room.


  • How do you want to use the watch?


Lastly, you must consider the use of the watch. For instance, if you are a fieldwork person, it will best if you take a digital watch for accuracy. Remember, there are also a variety of watches to suit every need with some such as military watches, even having a navigational compass. If you are a busy man who wants to stay away from the phone, you may need a smartwatch. On the other hand, a watch with a heart rate monitor or pedometer function will prove functional if you are an exercising person. For executive suit dressers, designer watches will do.

Getting the best watch for your upcoming birthday isn’t a hard thing after all, especially if you get it from a trusted vendor. If you are buying online, please make sure that you have enough proof that you are buying from someone legitimate.

Author: VJ

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