4 Watch Styles Every Man Should Know

Ever wondered how should a watch behave and how it should act in certain different conditions? How it should nullify the effect of someone wearing an item. A watch can be your companion in your journey along your life whether it be your office or your wedding day or some trip at the beach; there’s a different type of watch for every occasion. What if you want it to take for hiking? Or diving? How do you know it fits your wrists? Or if you’re getting ripped off? The point is, there is an overload of information to know about watches before making the right purchasing decisions. Don’t be a guy that buys a watch on impulse and later finds out that it doesn’t fits, it was overpriced, it’s a luxury watch replica or it doesn’t match anything. Well, this article covers the 4 styles every man should know or at least have knowledge about.

1. Field Watches

The foremost condition for a field watch must be that it must be rugged. Normally, a field watch has a stainless steel case though modern versions may feature Titanium construction or PVD coatings. A field watch must be readable, even under low-light or night conditions. It should have a high-contrast black dial with white numbering. The reason for it not to have the common gold hour markers are that they can be slow to read in the field and can create undesirable glare under sunlight. The bands on fields’ watches previously comprised of leather or canvas, since they could easily be replaced if damaged. While metal bracelets are undoubtedly most durable, they are easily scratched and costlier to replace.

2. Dress Watches

The main function of the dress watch is to compliment a formal wear or a business suit. Most of the dress watches don’t even have second hands, and they’re not even concerned with accurate timekeeping. The most important feature to look for when looking for a dress watch is its simplicity. Practically speaking, a dress watch should be properly proportioned to the wearer’s wrist. Otherwise, it will draw attention to itself; the one thing a dress watch should never do. The Armani watch ar5905 is a great example of black dial and bracelet watch with light golden bezel and it goes out pretty well with dark suits.

3. Aviator Watches

There’s not a single style that defines an aviator watch. It keeps on with the forward-thinking nature of the aviation industry, the type has grown and developed as new innovation and new specifications have emerged. The earliest watches worn by pilots were field watches. They had to be accurate, of course, and they had to be readable under low-light conditions.

4. Racing Watches

Racing watches tend to be much flashier than any of its competitive watches. You’ll have style options and far more exotic colors when selecting a racing watch as compared to a field watch. Just remember the rule that the flashier the watch, the more casual it becomes and dress accordingly. The two features that define a good race watch are a tachymeter and a chronograph. A chronograph ia a watch with a separate stopwatch function and tachymeter is a type of a bezel used to make time and distance calculations.

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