Tips you need to know before buying your first luxury watch

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Contributed by Lara Buck

A luxury watch is a style statement in itself. Buying a luxury watch can turn into a disaster sometimes. Especially for a first-time buyer, choosing a suitable luxury watch is a daunting task. Choosing a watch is watch is a personal choice. When you are buying a luxury watch, you cannot just simply choose a watch based on someone else’s opinion. It is important to understand how much personal style governs the choosing of a luxury watches.

The watch you pick should appeal your taste and lifestyle as well. You need to determine why you need a watch. That will help you narrow down a lot of choices. This is a pretty silly question. A watch has one single task – to show time. What else would someone need a watch for? But then even a watch worth 1 dollar would show the same time and so would any luxury watch. So, think again, what is the purpose? Whether it is for making a public impression or whether you are just into the history of watches and timepieces and one to own a watch that belongs to a particular era or you are passionate about having a collection of timeless timepieces or maybe you simply feel like you’ve reached a point in your life that merits rewarding yourself. Whichever may be the reason, you should know that buying a watch is not as simple as monkeys picking peanuts. Here are some considerations that can guide a person to choose the right luxury watch:

The basics of choosing a watch is not how much it costs, instead it is how you want it to look.

• The dial: The dial size is determined based on the body type of the person. If the person is a heavy built man, a standard size dial would look too delicate on the wrist. If you are an average built man, you can choose a dial that suits your wrist and the one that does not look too big on your hand. You can experiment with bulkier dials and lighter ones too. Trying on the extremes of both he ends can help you give you an idea of your preferences.

• The band: If you are out to pick a luxury watch, it is obvious that money in not a problem here and this opens up a wide range of options you can pick from. Basically, bands are classified into 2 categories – leather and metal. Leather has various options like simple leather, crocodile leather, alligator leather, etc. In metal, you can have a stainless-steel band, or a band made of some precious metal to make your watch even more elegant. A large number of people prefer leather straps to metal ones. But for the sake of the fauna, metal ones are better.

• Analog or digital: This is completely dependent on the individual preference. The analog dial has minute and hour hands with numbers. The numbers can be roman to make the dial look timeless. A digital watch, on the other hand has a LED display and the time is displayed numerically. The analog dial belongs to the category of formal watches and the digital one is considered to be sporty and casual.

• The functioning style: You can get a mechanical, automatic, or quartz watch. All have pros and cons and most of those are technical. The most expensive of all is the automatic one.
After all these factors are decided, you can pick the brand and finally look for your luxury watch. Find a reliable seller and ensure that you get quality customer care services along with the luxury watch. Luxury watches is something that can depict the style of a man in the most unique way.

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