Things to Consider When Wearing a Watch for Any Occasion

February 10, 2020by Rodney Watson

Let me ask you something: Why do you think there are so many different types of watches out there? I mean, why is there an automatic watch or a quartz watch? Why do you think there is a field watch and a dress watch? Well, that is because no watch is perfect for every occasion. That means that you have to be buying multiple watches so that you can don on an appropriate one based on the event that you’re going to attend.
In today’s article, I will talk about the things that you have to consider when wearing a watch for any occasion.

The Rules

To tell you honestly, there are no hard-written rules when it comes to buying a watch, but there are certain things that, as humans, collectively agree upon that there are certain watches that are only appropriate in certain situations.
For instance, it may not be appropriate to be wearing a dress watch if you are going to go swimming with your buddies, but it is definitely something that you’d want to wear if you are attending a black-tie event.
It is also imperative that you choose a watch that is comfortable to wear since the best way to enjoy your preferred timepiece is to be wearing them from the moment you wake up and before bedtime.

Things to Consider

  • It Should Match Your Jewelry

For women, it is customary for them to be wearing more than one jewelry when they go out and that should mean that your watch should be chosen based on which pieces of jewelry you want to pair it with.
For example, if you are thinking about wearing a rose-gold bracelet on the other hand, matching it with a rose-gold watch makes sense. The same rules apply for men, although most gents would typically just wear a watch and nothing else.

  • Opt for One That Has a Removable Strap

There are some watches that you can actually wear on many different occasions, provided that you change its strap to suit the event.
That is why it is a good idea to be choosing a watch that allows you to remove its strap with ease. For example, if you want an aviation watch, swapping its NATO strap with a leather strap makes it great for a smart-casual attire.

  • About Heirlooms

Assuming that you have been given a watch by your grandfather that is actually a couple of years old, you may want to have that serviced first and foremost.
Next, you want to make sure that its strap shines again so cleaning it just makes sense. You may also want to confer with a watchmaking specialist and ask if you can change the strap for the particular model you are using. If not, then the same rules apply in that you should only be wearing it based on the occasion that is appropriate for such a timepiece.

Rodney Watson



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