Why Classic Watches Will Never Go out of Style
November 27th, 2019 by Brown Traci
While in the fashion industry we’re used to seeing trends that appear quickly and disappear even faster, there are some fashion items that are here to stay. And while the same couldn’t be said for all watches for men, that fact is very much true when you’re talking about classic watches.
Even though a watch has one main function, to tell the time, you will find that a quality one does a lot more than that. This is exactly why classic watches are a timeless item that will never go out of style. So, let’s take a look at a few reasons why this is true.
A Classic Watch Is a Piece of Craftsmanship
If you own a classic mechanical watch, you can say that you actually own a piece of craftsmanship. Those watches are made with great care, and they are highly representative of the skill and patience of their creators. All of those tiny gears, cogs, and springs are assembled by hand, a process that’s extremely time-consuming.
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As a comparison, while an assembly line watch is done in a few hours, a mechanical one could take weeks, sometimes even months to be done. However, those assembly line watches will be replaced by new models very quickly. That’s not the case with a classic watch, as they’ve been crafted in the same way for centuries, and won’t go out of style.
It’s the Ultimate Accessory
You will find that watches come in a host of shapes, a variety of sizes, and all the colors and materials you could think of. There are clean, minimal, simple designs on one end, and exquisitely crafted gold plated, diamond-encrusted timepieces on the other one. It’s all a matter of taste and expressing your personality. And a watch is that “ultimate accessory” that’s going to finish off your look and show off your style.
Classic Watches Are the Perfect Present
When it comes to choosing a present for someone, it’s often a matter of choosing what you think they’ll like. But there’s always the question of whether or not they’ll actually like the gift. However, a classic watch is actually perfect for a few reasons.
First, it’s a beautiful accessory. Even if you were to take away all the other things that a classic watch represents, it’s a beautiful thing to have on your arm. In addition, it’s also a reminder for the person who got it, on that special day when they got it. Any time they look at it, they’ll be reminded of you and how much you care for them. We have yet to find someone who doesn’t love a watch as a present.
There Is No Shortage of Quality Brands
If you look at some of the most popular watch manufacturers, you will find that many of them have been around for over 100 years. That means that they have over a century of experience in all the aspects of creating a timepiece. From the design to the precision and style that is all part of the craft, they’re masters in just about any area you could think of.
And it’s a common misconception that such quality brands are always expensive. Sure, there are always those high-end luxury watches. But there’s also brands like Fossil, Citizen and Daniel Wellington, to name a few, that aim to give the crowds high quality, beautiful watches that will still be stylish years from now.
They’re Oftentimes Family Heirloom
Because, as we mentioned, classic watches are all made with a lot of care and attention, they’re an item that always stands the time as few other things can. This is why they’re perfect as a gift that could be passed on from one generation to another, as a family heirloom.
It’s one thing to have a beautiful watch on your wrist. However, it’s a completely different thing to have it remind you of a beloved family member that had it before you, and all the others who had it as well.