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Father’s Day Gift Items: The Best Priceless Gifts For DAD

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Father’s day is just around the corner in different parts of the world, and everyone is trying their best to get the perfect gift item for their dad for the 2017 father’s day. Running from one shop to the other or from one online store to the other in search of gift items may be a herculean task if you have no reference list containing father’s day gift ideas.

I’ve got a list that will help you make the wise choice, but first, let’s find out the when your country is celebrating father’s day 2017.

DATE (2017)Country
19th MarchAndorra, Angola, Bolivia, Croatia, Honduras, Italy, Liechtenstein, Mozambique, Portugal, Spain
May 8thSouth Korea
May 14thRomania
May 21stTonga
May 25thGermany
June 4thLithuania, Switzerland
June 5thDenmark
June 11thAustria, Belgium
June 17thEl Salvador, Guatemala
June 18thAfghanistan, Albania, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Brunei, Canada, Cambodia, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Dominica, Ecuador, Ethiopia, France, Ghana, Greece, Guyana, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Kuwait, Laos, Macao, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Qatar, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
June 21stEgypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Syria, UAE
June 22ndGuernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey
June 23rdPoland, Nicaragua
June 25thHaiti
July 9thUruguay
July 30thDominican Republic
August 8thTaiwan, Mongolia
August 13thBrazil, Samoa
August 28thSouth Sudan
September 3rdAustralia, Fiji, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea
September 10thLatvia
October 1stLuxembourg
November 12thEstonia, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Indonesia
December 5thThailand
December 26thBulgaria

Table Source – WikiPedia

Here’s what you’ve been waiting for…

The best 2017 father’s day gift ideas

Let’s start with the sporty dad… I mean the dad with a knack for sports…

  1. New Balance Training Shoes

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If you love dad a bunch, you’d surely want him to keep fit all the time, and I’m sure you’d want him to have some balance when he’s working out in the gym. How do you do that? Get him the New Balance Men’s 623v3 Training Shoe. When he sweeps you or your daughter off your feet, you’d still want him to have some balance, or wouldn’t you? Hey, don’t forget to check his size so you won’t end up buying something he’s bigger than, or something that’s bigger than him.

 

2. The Baby Daddy And Best Dad Ever T-Shirt

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If your husband just became a father or is gonna be a father soon, this is the perfect gift item for him. He’s got to tell his folks and peeps quietly that he’s about to join the daddy’s club. This simple Tee can be worn to anywhere; work, club or the park. A nice father’s day gift idea that costs just a token! The gift is meant for your child. That’s their own father’s day gift to daddy.

 

Read the BEST AGBADA STYLES for SONS AND FATHERS

 

3. Tommy Hilfiger Men’s Wallet with Removable Card Holder

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You’d surely want dad to keep track of his IDs, Debit or Credit cards as the case may be, as well as some handy change all in one place. He can only do that with a 3-in-1 combo wallet; the Tommy Hilfiger Men’s Range Leather Passcase Wallet with Removable Card Holder. Don’t forget to get your daughter a customized money clip… something like the O. Riya Rose Gold Money Clip with the inscription “Always Your Little Girl” and watch the two of them become inseparable! Oh! Such joy and love between a father and his daughter!

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Watches For Men: The Most Insightful Guide For Buying Men’s Watches In 2017

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Silver and Gold  I do not have, nor do I have any of the latest luxury watches for men to give you. I’ve only got this nicely packaged guide for buying men’s watches, please take it… I give it to you with all my heart.

One of the many things people tend to notice apart from your clothes and your shoes is the wrist watch on your hand. If it looks expensive, they’ll probably assume you are rich and vice versa.

Buying men’s watches can be a not-so-easy task given the fact that there are various magnificent brands of luxury men’s watches available at any watch shop you walk into, some cheap, others expensive.

Well, not to worry… By the time you’re done digesting the contents of this article, you’ll know what to look out for when buying a watch for a man.

Hey, you should check out the 29 most expensive watches ever made.

Without further ado, let’s proceed.

Guide For Buying Watches For Men In 2017

First, we’ll look at a few of the types of watches we have…

It is important to note that watches may be classified based on their features and complications. We wouldn’t be classifying the types of watches available based on any of those, rather a general list of the different types of watches would suffice.

So, here we go…

Types of Watches 
Automatic watchesA self-winding type of mechanical watch which requires winding for it to work. Often referred to as a mechanical watch.
Chronograph watchesA stopwatch combined with a display watch.
Diver watchesA watch designed for underwater diving more than 300ft below water.
Quartz watchA watch powered by a battery which uses an electronic oscillator that is regulated by a quartz crystal to keep time. They are the most accurate watches. Most watches with the tick-tock sounds are quartz watches.
Mechanical watchesA type of watch that is powered by a mainspring which requires periodical winding to continue working. Often regarded as analog watches.
Military watchesThese are watches that are fit for use in any location, any altitude, any weather condition, underwater and must withstand a whole lot of stress. A watch fit for a military personnel that is always on the move.
Aviator watchesWatches that are fit for pilots as well as astronauts.
Sports watchesSports watches often encompass stopwatches, distance trackers and a regular digital display watch worn for sporting activities.

Now I believe you know some of the types of watches that you might possibly find in a watch shop or perhaps when you want to buy a watch online.

Next, we’ll delve into the guide proper. Please fasten your seat belts cos you’re going to be wowed by this journey…

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Fossil Men’s Machine Black Stainless Steel Chronograph Watch

Just like most other products, there are a few questions you need to ask yourself when you start thinking about buying a watch. AskMen and Tourneau highlight some of those questions… You might want to check it out.

  1. How much money do I have?
  2. When will I be wearing it?
  3. What type of watch should I buy?
  4. What brand suits my personality?
  5. What case style would I love?
  6. What about the complications of a watch?

Below, I’ve tried to answer these questions about buying mens watches in the best way possible.

  1. How much money do I have? This is the first question you need to answer if you intend to buy any watch. The fact that you are on a budget doesn’t mean that you should choose an inferior watch. There are nice watches up for grab for less than $100, $200, $500 and $1000. They pricey watches, however, tend to have more features and complications than the less expensive ones.
  2. When will I be wearing it? Are you going for an interview, a date, a social function, to the gym or a business meeting? You might want to calm down and choose the right watch for the moment. You surely wouldn’t want to look out of place wearing a diver’s watch to a business meeting, or would you? When you determine on what occasion you need to wear the watch, then you have answered the third question below…
  3. What type of watch should I buy? When you will be wearing a watch determines what type of watch you should buy except, of course, you just want to buy any available men’s watch. You could choose an analog or digital watch irrespective of the fact that it is automatic or military grade.
  4. What brand suits my personality? A brand is more than just a name they say. This may be true to an extent, however, a brand communicates one’s status, lifestyle and personal tasteTourneau. If you want to pass such a message across to people you interact with, then you should go for a watch brand that has such qualities and is still within your budget.
  5. What case style would I love? Square, oval, round, big or small? What are you looking for in a case?
  6. What about the complications of a watch? If your watch does more than tell you the time, then one can dare say the watch has one or more complications. What are complications? They are simply extra additional features of a watch such as a dual time zone, a chronograph, a tourbillion, a moon phase, a date display etc.

How has the journey been so far? Great I guess?

Here are some other important things to note when buying a watch.

  1. The Gold Marks: The Gold Marks of a watch refer to the quality and amount of gold used in making a watch.
    1. 18k – 75% pure gold
    2. 14k – 58% pure gold
    3. 10k – 42% pure gold

The higher the gold mark of a watch, the more expensive the watch is.

  1. The Watch Crystal: This refers to the cover of the watch screen. It could be made of plexiglass which scratches easily, synthetic sapphire which breaks easily but is scratch resistant, and mineral glass which is scratch resistant but breaks easily.
  2. Watch Band/Straps: Most watches come in either leather or metal straps or bands. Choose what suits you.
  3. Watch Movement: This refers to the mechanism through which the watch tells time. Most watches have their mechanisms covered, while others have their movements shown, so anyone can see the intricate details that make a watch work. Mechanical watches use the winding movements whilst most other clocks use the quartz movement.
  4. Extra features such as the following
    1. Audible alarm
    2. Perpetual calendar – a continuous non-stop calendar that needs no setting
    3. GPS
    4. Tourbillon
    5. Tachymeter – A tachymeter measures the speed a watch wearer has travelled over a distance specified by the wearer.
  5. Weight: The watch you are buying should feel like a watch and not a toy. The components of a watch can make it either heavy or light… buying something heavy would make you feel uncomfortable.
  6. “Swiss Made” Mark: Swiss watches are often high end luxury wristwatches whose movements are made in Switzerland, cased and inspected in accordance with strict laws governing the watch making industry in the country. These watches bear the “SWISS MADE” mark. Beware of fakes!

Hey, a nice watch would surely need a nice suit. You need to read the following epic articles…

          Five must-have suit colors

          Factors to consider when buying a suit

I’m pretty sure you enjoyed the ride. We are taking another one soon. Till then, go buy yourself something nice.

And lest I forget, here’s a Real Men Real Style Video that highlights some of our tips on buying mens watches …

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Here’s The Luxury Watch Buying Guide

watches for men rolex submarineRolex Submariner Black Dial Ceramic Bezel Steel Mens Watch

“What luxury watch should I buy?” “Where can I buy a cheap one?” These are probably two of the very important questions that fly through the minds of individuals as they walk into a watch shop or start viewing a watch catalog on any of the online stores that sell luxury watches. A luxury watch is not just a timepiece that tells time, it distinguishes itself with the aura of class and craftsmanship that goes alongside its aesthetic value which often outlives fashion trends.

Buying a luxury watch isn’t a big deal, I mean, you’ve got the money, so there’s no harm in getting a nice luxury wristwatch for yourself. But here’s the catch…

What if you end up making a mistake? You wouldn’t want that, would you? Of course not.

Here are a handful of things to look out for when buying luxury watches for men…

  1. Value Retention: The first thing to note about a luxury watch is the value retention ability of the watch. It would suffice to say that watches are like cars – their value will most likely begin to depreciate as soon as you buy it – however, in the near future, the value may increase. Rolex watches are some of the best luxury watches with great retention value.
  2. Maintenance: You’ll need to take your watch to a certified jeweler, a watchmaker if ever your watch begins to tell time inaccurately. Don’t take it to just anyone or you’d risk damaging the timepiece beyond repair.
  3. Style Versatility: It would be great if one could buy as many luxury watches as they want, but the truth is that, no one ever wants to spend all their hard earned cash on a timepiece, no matter how enticing it looks. It is therefore, important to buy a luxury watch that has a bit of style versatility – you could wear it for a socialite event, a business meeting, an evening walk to the grocery store in a casual outfit without needing to take it off your wrist.
  4. New or Used? If you are not so keen about spending a lot on a new watch, there is a great chance of finding a used luxury watch that looks just as good as a new one. Please buy from reputable dealers! And vintage watches aren’t a bad idea, although it is important to buy one that is valuable.
  5. Water and Shock Resistant: These are very important. You cannot tell what will happen the next minute – you could get drenched in rain or playfully pushed into the pool by your buddy – having a luxury watch with a great feature like this would be an added advantage.

Want more information on what to look out for when buying a luxury watch? Ariel Adams shared some important tips on A Blog to Watch!

Equipped with the aforementioned list of things to consider, let us now proceed to the different classes of luxury watches for men and women alike.

CategoryPrice Range (depending on brand)
Entry/ Basic/ Low-Level Luxury WatchesUnder $2,000
Mid-Level Luxury WatchesFrom $2,000 to $20,000
High-End Luxury WatchesFrom $20,000 to $2 million +

It is obvious that it’s not everyone that can afford to buy an expensive watch for themselves, but that is not enough reason to buy a fake or a replica.

Below are 3 reasons why you shouldn’t buy a replica or a fake watch!

  1. It’s just illegal. Don’t buy it! You could get caught and the watch seized, and your money gone. Think about that!
  2. Fake watches are for fake people. Are you fake? Would you like to lose your reputation?
  3. It surely wouldn’t last, and you’ll regret it!

Did you know that watches had rules too? Maybe not. Well, here are a few Rules J. A Shapira shared on Gentleman’s Gazette.

  1. Wear your watch on the wrist that suits you.
  2. Don’t wear a dive/sport watch with a suit. It’s unheard of!
  3. Wear dark colored watches with dark colored outfits!
  4. Admire someone else’s watch from a distance.
  5. Don’t wear an oversized watch. You wouldn’t want people to think you stole it from Big Momma!
  6. Stay away from jewel encrusted watches if you can! It draws unnecessary attention, and I’m sure you wouldn’t like the “unnecessary attention”, or would you? Just let the celebrities deal with the bling.

Which brands make the best luxury watches for men?

A lot of brands make quality luxury watches, but some have been exceptional. Below are a few companies that produce some of the best luxury watches the world has ever seen!

  • Rolex
  • Cartier
  • IWC
  • Omega
  • Audemars Piguet
  • Vacheron Constantin
  • Patek Phillipe
  • Blancpain
  • Chopard
  • Ulysse Nardin
  • Jaeger-LeCoultre
  • Panerai
  • Piaget SA
  • Breitling
  • Bell & Ross
  • Bremont Watch Company
  • TAG Heuer
  • Seiko
  • Louis Moinet
  • A.Lange & Sohne

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