A new watch is an exciting purchase, and you want to make sure you get the perfect watch for you. There are many factors to consider and many tips to watch out for. Below you will find the ultimate watch buying guide to help you find the watch you want.
Take a look at the materials
One of the big decisions you will have to make is what material you want your watch to be made of. Depending on the look you want, you will have to choose from a number of materials. You also want to make sure that the material is of the highest possible quality. If you are looking to buy a leather watch, make sure that it is high quality genuine leather, ideally one that is ethically sourced. But these days there are watches available in almost every material you can imagine. For example, you can get beautiful, high quality watches with wooden cases!
Choose a design
Of course, a major decision in buying a watch is the design. Watches come in every shape, size and colour imaginable, so it’s a matter of deciding what kind of look you want. Do you prefer bold or elegant, or glamorous? You want to make sure you get a watch that will fit into your everyday wardrobe. If your closet is filled with bright colours, flashy patterns and bold accessories, getting a watch that makes more of a statement may work for you. If, however, your style tends to be a little more reserved, you should choose a watch that will be subtle and elegant.
Think about the function
You must also decide which functions you want your watch to have. Just like the design and materials, there are watch functions to suit every need. From diver’s watches to military watches to sports watches and smartwatches, you can make your choice of features. Think about how you plan to use this watch and the tools you use every day. If you like to get up before sunrise and go hiking, you might want a watch with an alarm and compass. If you are an avid runner, you should look for a watch with a heart rate monitor and pedometer function.