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A man’s watch has long been a symbol of his character. If you are considering purchasing a timepiece for you or someone you love then read on further.
The word classic comes from the Greek word which means “perfect.” Only the best can stand the test of time. This is no less true when it comes to fashion. Classical looks are one of the most reliable. A sharp-looking timepiece that has long been a symbol of class and style and what you choose to wear on your wrist has a lot to tell the world around you about who you are.
There are multiple styles to consider when browsing, such as: pocket watches, dive watches, sports watches, and more. Now that cell phones are nearly ubiquitous, watches are primarily about ones’ style. Keeping this in mind, let’s focus on traditional style timepieces. Some of us might not look great in a thin watch, while others may not look so fashionable in a huge watch. But, the vast majority of us at least look classier with one.
There are plenty of timepieces that look great, and it would be nice if we could afford all of them, but most of can’t, and that’s okay. There are plenty of reasonably priced watches that look good.
The timepiece with the highest recommendations, that I also recommend, would be the Omega Speedmaster Professional. This is just an undeniably awesome watch. It is not called professional for no reason; this watch will get you noticed.
The Speedmaster Professional has the added benefit of being a conversation starter: did you know that the manual-winding Omega chronograph was worn on the moon? Hence it has the nickname, “The Moonwatch.” Not too shabby.
If you are on a tight budget, one problem that will most likely arise is it it will be hard to come by to find this timepiece for under a grand. If you do find one for under a grand then you are very, very lucky. Omega is a great name to remember for future reference, about as good as if not just as Rolex. Omega makes great quality watches, but you will need to be willing to spend a bit more with them.
The Seiko Kinetic Chronograph. From its Premier collection comes a timepiece that just looks great: imposing Roman numerals, multiple faces that are all silver and it’s charged for up to five months. In their Premier series, Seiko strove to recreate the class of style of decades past. They succeeded. The watch is powered by the movement of your body, and can last up to four years without you moving. In other words, you will get plenty of mileage out of this one. And better yet, compared to the Omega Speedmaster, it is very affordable.
The Tissot Ballade III. This is a fantastic looking timepiece that has a lot going for it. For one thing, it is a Swiss company, and the Swiss are known for their watch-making. Also, Danica Patrick endorses them and it is a simpler look than the other watches; some may prefer that. It will run you a few hundred dollars.
The above is the Tag Heuer Carrera Twin Time. This is a perfect example of that “classic” look. On top of this, it’s foreign, and lends itself to the kind of gratuitous name-dropping that only luxury timepieces can provide. It is, however rather expensive, usually between one and two thousand dollars.
You may find it rather odd to include as Casio under luxury watches. However, don’t be too quick to judge. The Casio MTG1000-1A may be the most affordable of the five, certainly, and less flashy than the others, as it emphasizes function. It does, however, look great, but in a different way. You can get it for as low as $300, and it is a very durable machine. You can be sure you’ll get your money’s worth. It’s the kind of watch that you can wear to work but also out at night. Perhaps that makes it a true multi-functional watch.
Since the point of wearing these watches is to look classy, as another general rule, avoid the temptation to overdo it. You can look at these as wise investments. These are five watches that will look good with formal attire, which means they will look good in business settings, job interviews, and, of course, dates.
Whether anyone admits it or not, and whether they know it or not, looking good can get people to take you more seriously. And that definitely does not go out of style.
About Matheu’s Fine Watches & Jewelry
Matheu’s Fine Watches & Jewelry has been providing quality products and professional services to the metropolitan Denver, CO area since 1951. The very first watch repair and service facility ever opened in Colorado. Dan Matheu, watchmaker, pioneered watch repair and services in Colorado. Today, Scott Matheu is at the helm steering Matheu’s Fine Watches & Jewelry. With his vision, Scott opened a watch store in Highland Ranch and has made Matheu’s Fine Watches & Jewelry not only one of the largest watch stores to provide watch repair in Parker, CO but also the entire state.
Whether you need watch repair in Parker, CO, watch engraving, or even if you have an antique watch that you would like appraised, you can count on Matheu’s Fine Watches & Jewelry to provide you with superior service each and every single time. All of our watchmakers are factory trained and we have CW21 Certified by the American Watchmakers and Clockmakers Institute (AWCI) on site. This certification has the most stringent standards for watchmakers performing repair, restoration, and service work on watches. With one of the largest service centers in the metropolitan Denver, CO we are not only able to provide watch repair in Parker, CO but to the entire 50 states as well.
Matheu’s Fine Watches & Jewelry is also a factory authorized service center for Cartier, Tag Heuer, Philip Stein, Swiss Army and many more brands. When you use Matheu’s Fine Watches & Jewelry for your watch repair in Parker, CO, you can rest assured knowing that you will receive our (2) two-year warranty on major watch repairs that we provide. If you are looking for the best watch repair service center throughout the United States, you cannot go wrong when you choose Matheu’s Fine Watches & Jewelry. With certifications from not only AWCI but SAWTA too, we not only stand out from the pack; we lead it.”