Designer Watches Fashionable Timepieces For A Reasonable Price

By Zaithyn Galter Published 09/23/2009 | Shopping
Designer watches are a relatively new phenomenon. Of course, everyone is familiar with the famous watchmakers such as Rolex, Cartier and Patek Phillippe, but realistically, how many people can afford to spend 5000 or more on a watch? Maybe if you win the lottery, but otherwise they are out of reach for the normal person,

Thus, seeing a gap in the market, leading designers added watches to their armoury of fashion accessories. Nowadays, anyone who wants to make a fashion statement has a designer watch. Fashion conscious people have latched on to designer watches in a huge way, and they now form an essential part of any outfit. As a result, it is now not uncommon for people to have several different types of watch, to suit all occasions.

There are a wide variety of designer watches available. Some are very sporty, and appeal to those people who live a very active life, and wish portray that in the kind of watch that they wear. Others prefer a more understated watch, with a simple face and strap simple, functional and unflashy perhaps describing t he characteristics of the person who is wearing such a watch? And then there are a whole host of dress watches, very sleek, sophisticated timepieces which are usually worn in the evenings, for special events, or perhaps a date to impress the person they are with.

But how does the quality of these designer watches compare to such Swiss watchmakers, such as Rolex? Well, lets be honest, when you are buying a watch for 50 or 75, the quality is not going to match up to a Rolex which costs upwards of 5,000. That said, however, the quality of the vast majority of designer watches is very high.

All designer watches come with a manufacturers guarantee, so that if anything goes wrong with the watch within a certain time frame, you can return it for a replacement, or arrange for the watch to be fixed. And the materials are generally of a very high standard as well good quality leather straps, accurate and well made time pieces, and overall high levels of workmanship.

This is not really very surprising. Most designers have made their name by creating high quality, well made products, be it jeans, suits, trousers, shirts, or even underwear! Thus anything that they turn their hand to will be of a high quality. And of course they have their reputation to consider if they started to produce sub-standard products, this would tarnish their reputation of all of their products, and this would have a serious and detrimental effect on their business.

So, in conclusion, buying designer watches is highly recommended you get a well made, high quality product, and at the same time, you get to look good! In terms of where to buy designer watches, my advice would be to do your research on what type of designer watch suits you best, then to shop around to find the best price, and you can usually find the best prices on the internet.


David Allen runs Shade Station, one of the leading websites for buying online designer watches. Shade Station stocks the leading brands of designer watches, such as Guess, Diesel, Nixon, Adidas, D&G and DKNY.