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Purchasing Men’s Watches What to Know

 Men’s watches have become much more than timepieces. So many choices and styles are available that they are now an essential part of creating the right look for the right occasion, whether it is for business or fun, for a night out on the town or a Saturday game of softball with the guys. The type of watch a man wears can convey career status or achievement, sophistication, boldness, sense of adventure or even a sense of whimsy.

It used to be a man would have one watch he wore all the time. Now it is common for a guy to have two or three watches, each suiting a different aspect of his life. A watch can help you fit in with the latest fashion trend, or build a tasteful, classic style.

You can find watches in all price ranges as well, from under $50 to several thousand of dollars or more. Many fine watches are available for under $200.

The watch band or strap (also called the bracelet) comes in many different materials, from the familiar leather, to more exotic materials such as ostrich or crocodile. Metals used include stainless steel, titanium and tungsten. Ceramic material is becoming more popular in watch bands as well.

Digital displays have become increasingly popular, but that does not mean the classic hour and minute hands sweeping across the dial are deemed to be old fashioned. All well made watches display the correct time, but watches can have additional functions, including displaying the date and day of the week, and timing events through a chronograph feature.

Bold colors and elegance can go together, as shown by the Invicta Reserve Men's Excursion Swiss Quartz Silver-tone Stainless Steel Watch. It features a striking blue sunray dial, set off by silver toned hour and minute hands. This beautiful timepiece is driven by a Swiss Ronda 515 quartz movement. This classy and versatile watch would be as at home in a board meeting as it would be at a ball game. A man wearing this watch is making a statement of confidence, and conveying a sense of adventure and youthful vitality.

An example of a sportsman’s watch is the Invicta Men's Off-Shore Russian Diver Quartz Chronograph Bracelet Watch. The watch has an 18k gold plated case. The dial comes in both blue and black. The band is made up of interlinking 18k gold plated stainless steel links and polyurethane links that match the color of the dial.

Another sporty choice is the Swiss Legend Men's Evolution Chronograph Rubber Strap Watch. The watch is sleek and bold. You can time events with the chronograph feature. The black dial serves as a contrasting background for the silver toned hour, minute and seconds hand. On this watch, the simple black rubber strap adds additional comfort and works well with the overall dark design of this timepiece.

If you are looking for a watch that is classic in design, the Bulova Men's Gold-tone Expandable Stainless Steel Bracelet Watch is a great choice. Its elegant simplicity, a white dial made of brass combined with a gold tone case that matches the comfortable, expandable bracelet. This watch is perfect for the serious professional on his way to the top.

A Bulova product with a sporty and futuristic look is their Men's Accutron Swiss Quartz Sapphire Crystal Stainless Steel Watch. It conveys a casual, easygoing confidence. The stainless steel case holds a white dial with hands and Cheap Canada Goose Freestyle Vest hour markers in contrasting silver tone. This watch is modern all the way—and undoubtedly fun to wear.

The Coach Men's Swiss Made Quartz Crocodile Strap Watch adds a sense of style to any man’s wardrobe choices. The dark brown genuine crocodile strap is total elegance. The dial features Arabic numerals in black and a sporty touch of metallic blue hour, minute and chronograph hands. The watch features a handy date window as well. The unusual rounded rectangle shape of the case adds additional visual interest to an already stunning watch.

For guys ready to make a really bold, modern statement with their choice of watch, the Android Men's Impetus Quartz Retrograde GMT Leather Strap Watch certainly fits. The dial comes in strong colors such as green, blue, Cheap Canada Goose Montebello Parka brown—and even purple. This provides exciting contrast to the silver tone stainless steel case. The straps leather straps come in various colors including blue, brown and black, and are designed to be Cheap Canada Goose Kensington Parka changes with little effort.

When selecting a watch, there are dozens of brand names to choose from. The first decision is whether you want an all occasion timepiece, or have more than one in your collection. How much attention do you want the watch to draw? The colors of the dial vary from muted to extremely vibrant. Silver, black and various shades of blue are featured on many watches, but unusual colors such as green and red allow you to put a trendy looking accessory on your wrist. Your personal sense of style should dictate your choice of watch. All watches tell time, but the watch you select tells the world a lot about Cheap Canada Goose Ontario Parka.




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