I've just been a lurker for sometime and didn't find any reason to post as I just searched the forum for the questions I had about complications, movements and brands.
Just out of curiosity, to better know other watches that are quartz and mechanical and also know who has a niche market I'd like to categorize watches based on the current occasion and outfit. Actually, this is the reason behind why I would want to buy more than 1 watch.
Women have alot of accessories like earrings, necklaces, bags, bangles, bracelets, shoes and so on. But for me, men only need watches (and shades/glasses). To each his own of course :)
Gals please do also post.
Post some pictures if you can.
What do you wear on the following categories,
Casual (wearing shorts or jeans)
-Going out with buddies
Formal (suit or dress) or dress watches as they call it
-Party or some kind of party that requires a suit or dress
-mountain climbing or other extreme sports
-beach, surfing, swimming
-work (work that requires you to be more physical like engineers maybe?)
So there. Basically I just categorized them outdoor, casual, semi formal, and formal.
I currently have 4 watches
For my casual.
I have an Omega Speedmaster Date. This is what I use when I go out with my GF, eat out and drink with my friends. And this is also my first automatic watch . This goes well with me wearing shorts. It reminds me of Charlie Harper from Two and a Half Men.
I also have a Black Fossil. The watch itself is just painted black. The metal bracelet looks like it has a porcelain part but it's just black paint as well. The paint is the only thing I hate about this watch. The Black looks good but when the pain comes off due to scratches, you can see the stainless metal.
For my Semi formal attire or everyday use at the office
I have a Trainmaster Moonlight Special LE with a metal strap. Other than being a limited edition, I love the triple date even though I have to adjust it every 1 or 2 months.
I'm a programmer by the way. The watch is very useful on deadlines, meetings, signing forms, lunch breaks and overtime . I get to use the month day date very much. Chronometer not so much. Moonphase is just cool.
For my dress watch I have a 36mm Rolex Datejust.
I bought this watch for its in house movement. Accurate, CSOC certified, and simple.
The watch has a white Gold fluted bezel distinctive to the Rolex brand, a Jubilee bracelet, and a plain blue face with Roman dial. I didn't like the face with Rolex markings all over it. It's like dizzying. I couldn't find any good picture. I don't know why, but diamonds and yellow gold doesn't appeal to me. It makes me feel old, maybe when I'm in my 50's I'd buy one. But the rose gold catches my eye. Copper color looks nice
I don't have an outdoor watch as of know. I'll be looking for a watch with would look good with a rubber bracelet I think.
I'm also thinking about another or a replacement dress watch. I'm thinking of investing my money on a perpetual calendar watch. Maybe a Jaeger or an IWC. The watch would be a classic and last a lifetime I'm also thinking that leather bracelets go better with suits, makes us look more formal. What do you think?