One of the hardest aspects of Christmas is usually deciding what to buy for your friends and loved ones. There is always that one family member that is impossible to buy for! There aren’t many items that can serve such a vast range of people, however, watches are a great go-to gift for those struggling this year. Here are 3 reasons to gift a watch for Christmas.
1. Watches can be adapted to any occasion
One of the reasons why watches are so well suited as a gift is because they can be easily adapted. Watches come in all shapes and sizes. There are watches for men, women and children and also watches that are designed for specific occasions.
There are not only watches for casual and formal occasions but for more specific activities from diving, fitness and there is even a watch for those looking to keep track of their heart rate! Watches don’t have a one size fits all ethos, rather, there is something out there for everyone!
2. Watches are a practical accessory
Have you ever received a gift for Christmas that you never used? If you find the right watch for the person you are gifting then you are not only getting them something that they like but something that they can use on a daily basis. Watches are practical and not only because of their timekeeping capabilities!
Nowadays, watches can do so much more than simply telling the time. Many watches come with a day or date display function as well as a chronograph feature which can be very useful in a work environment. If you are looking for a gift that is more unique you can even purchase watches with a moonphase function that tracks the lunar cycle.
3. Watches are a long term gift
If well looked after, watches can last for years. If you are gifting a luxury watch, some are even considered an investment which is another added bonus. For a quartz watch, the typical time to replace a battery is 3-4 years, however, automatic and mechanical watches can last a lot longer as they are powered by the wearer.
If you are looking to buy a gift for someone that will last a long time so that they can keep getting joy from it then a watch may be the answer you are looking for!
Have you ever been gifted a watch for Christmas? Let us know in the comments below!