Why a Watch is an Essential Accessory

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Most people don’t think about wristwatches beyond their primary role of telling the time. However, watches can, and art, so much more. They are some of the most underrated accessories. A wristwatch can make a world of difference to your look. Adding a nice timepiece to your outfit can make you stand out in different ways. Even if you are not big on accessorising, watches can be so subtle that you won’t even notice it. Are you still on the fence about using wristwatches to accessorise? The following reasons why it works should help you decide which watch to get.


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Widely Versatile

Accessories should match your style and, fortunately, watches are available in hundreds of designs. A wristwatch is one of the most versatile ways to compliment your look. The Rolex Submariner is one range that caters to users with different tastes. Manufacturers create pieces that cover all needs, from the most basic functions to one-in-a-million complications. Hence, whatever your style, count on finding the perfect timepiece. You can wear a watch virtually anywhere, from the office to a gala dinner to a sports event.


A Functional Accessory

Of course, you can’t ignore a watch’s primary function. You won’t find many accessories that do more than one thing. With a wristwatch, you have a convenient way of keeping up with the time. You don’t have to scramble to reach your phone every time you want to know what time it is. It saves you time and effort. If you are in a time-sensitive situation, having a watch eliminates a lot of stress by letting you easily check the time. What else your timepiece does depends on its build. Some watches track your vitals, making them perfect for monitoring fitness. Features such as maps, compasses and moon phases provide specific functionalities for the user. If you want a diving watch, then you can find a stylish, water-resistant option.


It Says Something About You

Accessorising is not only about appearance, though. It’s also about personality. So, when wearing a watch as part of your ensemble, you draw people’s attention to your style and character. It’s why the type of wristwatch you wear is important. Consider it as part of your image. Therefore, it should say what you want people to know about you. For example, if you are bubbly, you might prefer a colourful timepiece that matches your vibe. A watch is an effortless way to make a style statement.


A Valuable Investment

As with other fine jewellery, luxury and fashion watches are solid investments. Besides looking good, a wristwatch can serve as an alternative method of parking your money. Fashion and luxury timepieces cost anything from several thousand to a million dollars. Rare pieces can accumulate value over time, allowing you to fetch a pretty profit if you decide to sell. If you are a collector, you can get a unique timepiece you can use as an accessory occasionally. You can also pass on that favourite watch as an heirloom.


Complements Your Look

Most accessories are complementary. People wear them to complete looks. You can do the same with a wristwatch. The right timepiece can bring together your outfit. Since watches have so many styles, they pair with all types of looks. Are you dressing for a formal dinner? A dress watch with a gold band or precious gems around the bezel can give your ensemble the glamour it needs. Is your casual fit missing something? Why not try on a fashion wristwatch and see how it looks? Whatever the setting, you can complement your outfit with a well-chosen timepiece. Take the time to select watches that blend seamlessly with your looks.

Watches make stylish, elegant and functional accessories, whatever your taste. Thanks to the numerous designs out there, you can find a wristwatch that fits your fashion sense and lifestyle.


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Written by Lola McQuenzie

Lola is one of our busiest writer. She has worked for Catwalk Yourself since 2007. Lola started working with us after she graduating from Central St Martins

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