Five tips when buying the man in your life a watch


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A great watch can make an outfit and some even go as far to say, make a man.  With this in mind, women are often left with the near impossible task of buying their partners a watch for Birthdays and Christmas presents. To really understand what makes a good watch and how to pick the perfect watch for your man, we have outlined five tips that will certainly put a smile on your man’s face.

Will it “fit in” with his style?

This is the most important factor you need to take into account when buying your partner a watch. Look at what they wear on a day-to-day basis, where do you they shop? What style of watch do their peers wear? All of these will give you an indication of the kind of watch that will fit in with your mans style.

What size?

Size is crucial when buying a watch for your man. All of have personal preferences but oversized watches for a small, slim man really won’t look that great. On the other hand if you are buying a watch for a man who is quite stocky and well built an oversized large watch would be perfect. Sizing factors you need to take into account when buying a watch are the band size and clock face. Band sizing is vital as it will determine the fit, have a look at your partners existing watches and see what size they take.

Is it suitable for his lifestyle?

Watches and men of certain lifestyles don’t mix well; this is another factor you need to take into account when buying your partners watch. If your man is working in an active job role a dress watch will really not go down to well. Ensure that their watch fits in with their lifestyle and doesn’t become a wasted gift that gathers dust or broken after a few months.

What kind of band?

Most watches give you the option of choosing the band that will fit the watch. When buying a watch band ensure it fits in with the points mentioned above, will it fit in with their style? Is it the right size and will it be suitable for their lifestyle? Watch bands come in a wide range of sizes, colours and brands - picking the right band will

What is your budget?

Budget is significant when buying a watch for a partner, watch prices can vary so much, but like anything in this life – You get what you pay for. If you’re budget is limited make sure that you shop around to get the best deal. If you decide to buy the watch online make sure you are buying from a reputable dealer. There are endless amounts of watch dealers out there online, selling fake “designer” watches at rock bottom prices, don’t be a victim!


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