Shopping for others can be hard and when you enter into the territory of jewellery and watches, that process becomes even harder. There are many things you’ll want to consider and understand before committing to a purchase. It is always recommended to talk to your local watch shop before making a purchase.
We want to help you make the purchase even easier now with our guide on how to buy a watch for others.
How to Buy a Watch
When you’re shopping for a watch for someone else there are a few steps you’ll want to take to start off. You don’t want to just buy a random watch that is appealing to you as it may not be appealing to them.
Know Their Likes/Dislikes
This is where you’ll want to pay attention to their style both clothing and accessories. If they’re someone who doesn’t seem to wear a lot of large accessories, they probably wouldn’t enjoy wearing a bulky watch, and visa versa.
Also pay attention to the colours they are more likely to wear. If they’re not too risky in their wardrobe, the likelihood is they are similar with their jewellery and accessories.
Do They Wear Watches?
Have you ever noticed if they even wear watches or own watches. You’d be amazed how many people don’t actually like wearing watches and that is why they don’t own one. Consider slipping that into a conversation, ask them for the time and then subtly ask why they don’t wear a watch.
This will not only determine if they like watches but also open the doors to know if they want one or not.
Find One They’ll Appreciate
If you’ve got through the above two areas, and you know they want a watch, have monitored their appearance you’ll be on your way to finding them the perfect watch. Now, just because they dress a certain way doesn’t mean you have to limit your choices.
A watch is a gift that can be cherished heavily, so find something that they’ll appreciate and love. This is something they’ll look at all the time to check the time, so why not make it so every time they check the time, they think of you.
Watches are a classic timepiece and a great way to give someone you love a beautiful memorable gift. Don’t just pick out the first watch you see. Search around, check out your options and determine the price you’re willing to pay.
Once you can narrow down your search, the overall process will be much easier.