How to Choose a Watch


I recently had conversations with a friend about choosing a watch for her fiance, and she wanted to figure out what kind and brand of watch she should give him as a wedding present.  Obviously, she had her eyes on specifics, but thought this would be a great post to write about, and maybe help some guys (and girls) along the way.

So really, how do you choose a watch?  Is a watch a watch a watch, or is it more than that?  Hollywood heads would tell you that it’s definitely the latter, granted that they can afford to spend bank on expensive watches that costs more than our entire closet.  But for the rest of us, a watch can be just a watch, just as long as it’s functional.  Right?  Right?!?!?

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X-Men Cuff Links at Nordstrom


Now, as an avid X-Men (and comic book) fan,  I would love to have worn this in my “younger” days, and maybe see this on a nice button-down shirt and make it all geeky-like, as if I was going to a more “professional” comic book convention.  While I think this is an excellent gift to a fan, fashion-wise and style-wise, I don’t think this will help any professional look like a professional.  Unless you’re in the comic industry.

What do you think?  Thoughts or comments are welcome!