They say that a watch is a man’s best friend. And it’s true! Men buy a watch once and never take it off! They wear their watch to each and every place, at any given hour. And nowadays, women have started wearing watches religiously as well. It has become a fashion accessory for men and women around the world, as it can be worn to the office, to university, to dinners and even to weddings. It completes every look. For this very reason, it’s important to buy a watch that will last you for the years to come and is durable. Here are some things you should look into before you purchase a watch:
1. Does it come with a warranty?
Watches nowadays are very delicate and can shatter at one fall. And getting these watches repaired costs a fortune, sometimes almost around the price of how much you bought it for. For this reason, make sure that whenever you buy a watch, that it comes with a warranty of at least 2 years. So you don’t have to spend much if it shatters within this time frame.
2. If the strap is adjustable?
Make sure your strap is with a buckle and with many holes and options, so you can adjust the strap to the exact size of your wrist, to prevent your watch from falling off. Adjustable straps come in handy in the long run, in case you need to vary the fitting. Apart from that, if the strap isn’t adjustable, you’d have to get the strap cut off into your exact size, which would cost extra money to do.
3. The material of the strap?
The material of the strap should usually be leather, as it’s hypoallergenic, preventing any rashes from occurring on your wrists. The material of the strap should be something your skin can adapt to, and the material should not accumulate sweat on your wrists, otherwise wearing the watch can become a burden to your hygiene.
4. What is the material of the dial and is it long lasting?
Stainless steel dials are the most preferred nowadays, as it is a durable material and in case of falling, it won’t crack or get too many scratches, making it durable and being with you in the long run. Stainless steel dials are usually waterproof and stain proof as well, giving you the leniency of wearing it into the water as well. Stainless steel watches and dials are hypoallergenic, and so it will suit any skin type, even the sensitive ones!
5. The features of the watch
Watches are now being enhanced to be used in all sorts of ways. Some watches are digital and can take photos, play music and even connect to the internet. Some even take calls and can be used by Bluetooth. More simple watches can be used to set alarms, or have calendars and can be used to set reminders. All sorts of watches are available with different features, so it’s important that you have a clear idea on what sort of needs you have and what you want in your watch so you can make a smart investment once. Purchase a watch based on what fits your style the most!
If you purchase a watch based on these tips, you’re bound to find the perfect one, and it will truly become your best friend. It doesn’t matter what the price is, as long as it’s durable and suits your necessities!