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Why owning more than one strap is a good idea!

Why owning more than one strap is a good idea!

Watch straps are the watch accessory I see as a must have. A simple change of strap can completely change the look of a watch. Make a dressy watch casual, causal watch dressy, make some accents on a watch pop, better match your clothing, make the watch more comfortable, or just breathe new life into an old watch. Vario Eclipse dress watch with leather strap A good reason to change the strap that your watch came with is most of the time those straps aren’t very high quality. If it’s leather it will usually be pretty stiff and hard to...

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Why it is Okay to own a Quartz watch?

Why it is Okay to own a Quartz watch?

A watch is a timepiece intended to be carried or worn by a person. It is designed to keep working despite the motions caused by the person's activities. So sure, we’d rather go mechanical for us watch lovers but to overlook quartz watches is to overlook unique performance in some pretty cool purpose-built timepieces. While modern horology is all about insane complications these days, even basic mechanicals are lots of fun when we get to peek under the hood. It’s part of why watches fascinate us. But quartz watches? They give one the feeling of an absolute black box: no clue...

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Advice for picking the right watch strap

Advice for picking the right watch strap

A watch strap is a bracelet that holds a wristwatch on to the wrist, watch straps may be from a leather, rubber, fabric or metal, and it can also be a combination of different materials.  It is a functional and fashionable item serving a certain purpose and also for beautification. Ideally, a good strap is an essential companion to any deserving watch, and picking the right one maybe a hard task at times.  A broad and diverse collection of strap can greatly influence the number of combinations available to you.  To an observer, the strap is often more visible than the...

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When is it Okay to Wear a Dress Watch?

When is it Okay to Wear a Dress Watch?

The answer? More than you think. Of course, there is personal preference, but I just want to voice mine. Across multiple watch forums I always see people posting these beautiful dress watches ranging from Seiko to A. Lange & Söhne. Then the post comes where they say that they don’t have enough occasions to wear the watch and this saddens them or makes them want to trade it in for something else. To me that seems almost silly. My personal collection consists mainly of watches airing on the dressier side and I wear them for almost every occasion. Dress watches...

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Wearing your watch on your left or right hand?

Wearing your watch on your left or right hand?

Watches come in many different styles and sizes and can be worn as a functional instrument or a stylish piece of jewelry. While it is acceptable to wear a watch just as you feel comfortable with, there is often a heated argument about which hand is most appropriate to wear a watch. Watch on right hand by @iamerwindc Often time, people are saddled with the concern of the appropriate arm to wear the wristwatches, while some believe that wearing the watch on the left hand is the norm and that it gives more comfort, this is so because majority of people are...

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