Reasons You Should Wear A Watch.
Posted on August 16 2017
- Watches Are Convenient
Phones don’t keep you punctual. Watches do. A wrist watch is the most convenient way to tell the time.
I don’t need a watch because I have a phone, is a common response from a generation who are now questioning the adverse effects of constant cellphone use. Fishing for a cell phone on regular occasions just to check the time looks desperate.d out your phone during a conversation.
On other occasions, it’s advisable to leave the phone concealed – like the beach, a funeral, a wedding, a watch is a much more subtle and convenient way to check time.
2. Watches Are Functional
Any item inspired by the military has a functional use. Wrist watches included.
Wrist watches were first used in the 19th century by the military to synchronize maneuvers during war. Since then, specialized watches have been used in the depths of the ocean by divers and high up in the sky by aviators.
One of the big advantages of a watch – especially over a smartphone – is how long it can operate in the field. Many watches are made to either be self-powered through motion or use a small amount of energy from a battery. Think years of maintenance with free time telling, compare that to a smart phone’s 8 hours!
3. Watches Provide Simplicity
The best watches don’t use the latest technology. They are powered by ingenious mechanical clockwork technology that predates electricity. So whenever your cellphone runs out of battery, you can trust the technology that keeps running on your wrist. When you need to keep track of something as important as time – a unique device to measure and manage it is justified.
4. Watches Signal Style
The range of acceptable jewelry for a man is limited. Many men are only going to be seen with three main accessories decorating their hands – a nice watch, a stylish pair of cuff links, and a simple wedding band if they’re married.
In addition to helping wearers stick to their schedules, wristwatches make it easier for them to display their sense of style. They are a form of self-expression – reflecting hint of danger, adventure and sports depending on the make of the watch.
Watches can communicate a lot about the wearer’s personality. For those that prefer a bit of high-status bling on their wrist, a Rolex can be an understated, timeless and incredibly masculine accessory.
As the saying goes – boys look at their smartphones to check time – men look at a watch.
Call it what you will, a quality luxury watch is a man’s equivalent to the engagement ring.
To be continues in next blog post…