Elegant Watches – Displaying Time Effortlessly with Beauty and Simplicity


by Joseph Levy
Monday, September 01, 2008

Elegant Watches

Investing in elegant watches can seem odd to some people who are not aware of the many benefits of such a purchase. After all, name-brand, luxury watches are so expensive and replica watches are almost the same - just much cheaper, right? It’s not that simple – not by a long shot.

Purchasing an elegant and brand-name watch is not just a matter of buying a watch so that you own a device to help you keep track of time. Rather, this type of purchase initiates your relationship with the brand of your choice, while simultaneously implementing a reflection of your unique and individual personality. Elegant watches allow others to make allusions of your characteristics and taste and may also successfully express qualities with which you identify.

Class. Luxury. Quality.

However, often elegant watches do not make for easy purchases. There are so many choices. It is likely in the consumer’s best interest to take some time to investigate the various options available to them when it comes to luxury timepieces. Very easily, the right elegant watches for the individual can compliment ensembles and they do not need to be ornate or over the top to be graceful and chic. In fact, many elegant watches are simple, timeless and elegant just by their nature.

Exciting qualities that are simple in nature can often offer the stylish expression to which you aspire. Breitling offers a number of timepieces which do not have numbers in place for the hour markers. Rather, there are simple hour marks. This gives the timepiece an added touch of refinement and style in the simplicity of the watch face. Alternately, some consumers feel that simple gemstone or diamond accents can add sophistication. This all depends on your personal preferences and desires. These are only a few of the many quality aspects and characteristics which are often difficult to find in generic timepieces. Companies such as Citizen, Cartier, Blancpain, Omego and Movado offer very elegant watch straps to complement the beautiful watch faces offered. Some strap materials include steel, gold, leather, crocodile leather, sharkskin and diver’s rubber. These timepieces are built to last and to look good doing so.

Exciting qualities that are simple in nature can often offer the stylish expression to which you aspire.

Elegant watches are not just important to make an impression stylistically. Did you know that for most of these timepieces, the value only increases over time? It is true that many brands release new collections fairly frequently, but there are many elegant watches that enjoy a heritage status. As such, some families prefer to pass down such timepieces from generation to generation and the most impressive thing about this is that the watches are still beautiful and fully functional if they are cared for properly. In some cases, these luxury timepieces are more profitable as an investment even when compared to some more traditional investments, such as jewelry. Better still, there are a number of elegant watches which are so finely made that they may not need to be serviced for many years, some as many as for twenty-five years. These are things you simply cannot get from generic timepieces. In the event that your timepiece does need to be serviced, the brand is sure to treat you well. After all, purchasing such an elegant watch implements you into an exclusive and close-knit family, which will in turn for your loyalty treat you with respect and professionalism.

Even if you are not interested in status symbols and the like throughout your every day life, elegant watches are often very important at business meetings and other professional affairs. Remaining loyal and supportive of a brand is not as simple as having a timepiece to show off – it is a matter of being attached to a particular watch brand or manufacturer and being a part of a legacy.