Many of the major designer clothing and accessories brands now sell watches. In addition, traditional watch brands such as Rolex, Rotary and Citizen sell high-quality watches for day wear and evening wear. This article explores the different designer watches available on the UK market.
Day wear and evening
Classy designer watches An Armani watch is a chic men's watch you must have. The label stocks a great range of big, chunky men's watches which look smart for everyday wear, but cool enough for the weekend. For upmarket chic, consider Gucci men's watches, such as the G-class which costs £595.00 according to Watchfinder.co.uk. Citizen and Rotary: respected names For a brand you can trust, look to Citizens watches for men and women. You can find Citizen products online at Citizenwatch.com. The label has some fabulous dress watches for men: the Citizen mens black dress strap watches are understated enough to wear to work, or even at the weekend, but will look elegant with a dinner suit. Rotary men's watches are also classy enough for work or dinner and affordable, with prices in the range of £50 - £150.
Sports and everday wear
Outdoor and sports watches for ladies and men
The Oakley sunglasses brand have branched out into watches for men and women. Oakley men's watches have a sporty edge. The Oakley Holeshot is a substantial watch, with prices from £445.00 to £525.00 for the stainless steel trim model. The Oakley women's watches are similarly chunky but are available with coloured faces, for a feminine edge. These are brilliant ladies sports watches which will also work for everyday wear.
For the adventuring type, a Storm watch is a great investment. The brand make chic watches, including some daintier models for women. These are suitable for work wear and even match with evening dresses. Storm watches all have at least 50m waterproofing, making them perfect for everyday wear. Storm men's watches are similarly versatile. Like Storm, Fossil makes watches for men and women with passion for the great outdoors. You can buy Fossil watch products online from Fossil.com. The Watch Hut range Thewatchhut.co.uk sells nice men's watches online. Tissot watches, such as the chronograph T-Sport are large men's Swiss watches, which are classy enough for work but chunky enough to be relaxed. This particular model is currently priced at £265.00 from The Watch Hut, saving you £30.00 on the RRP. The online store is also the major stockist of Swatch watches in the UK, and sells Diesel watches for men and women. For cool designer chic people, The Watch Hut also stocks men's DKNY watches as well as DKNY watches for women. * All prices correct as of 28.05.11