How to choose a watch: the ultimate guide

A quality classic watch could become a family heirloom
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Want to buy a watch but don’t know where to start? With so many styles, movements and price tags, watch-buying can be a confusing business.

Never fear. If you’re wondering how to choose the perfect watch, we’ve consulted some of the UK’s greatest online horology experts to help you buy your next timepiece.
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How to wear ‘smart casual’

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Smart casual is a look for all seasons.
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‘Smart casual’ is the sartorial middle ground between the work week’s full suit, and the jeans and a t-shirt you pull on at the weekend.

It’s a considered, but informal look. It’s chic, but easy-going. Want to wear jeans? Go ahead. Think a handkerchief in your jacket pocket would be a jaunty addition? Feel free!

But with so much freedom, it can be daunting to know what’s possible and what perhaps is thinking slightly too far out of the style box.

Fear not. You’re not alone in the dress code wilderness. Here’s our guide to putting together a smart casual outfit.Continue reading