One timepiece every style-conscious man should have in his collection is a great dress watch. With the rise of luxury sport and utility watches, it’s all too easy to overlook this men’s style staple but you definitely shouldn’t. This discreet and traditional style of watch remains the mark of a true gentleman.
While diamonds may be a girl's best friend, pearls have a timeless elegance that is unmatched. Their understated beauty makes them the ultimate bridal accessory. The gem of the sea can be your something old, something new, something borrowed, and even your something blue!
Photo credit: Alexi Lubomirski / Kensington Palace It was the legendary French designer, Coco Chanel, who said: “fashion fades, only style remains the same.” In today’s market, and as the world of fast fashion whirls around us, these words continue to carry the truth.
With ever-growing collections and a dedicated following, Rolex is a brand that we all invariably encounter. In fact, Rolex’s sponsorship of corporate and sporting events, such as their partnership with Wimbledon, make Rolex difficult (if not impossible) to ignore.
As more people shun the high street in favour of large shopping centres or the comfort of their sofa and a laptop, independent jewellers are paying the price. I’d like to use this article to make a case for bucking the trend and choosing independent retailers, especially for important purchases.
I am proud to say that I have been a blushing bride and although I love my husband dearly, I must be honest it was a stressful time! Was he familiar with the colour sashes we had chosen to go with our linen? Not at all! Did he know which favours would complement our theme? Of course not! Did I panic as I had no idea what I was doing? Yes definitely, but fortunately my matron of honour suggested a wedding fair. To those of you who have never had the chance to attend one, it is all your wedding needs wrapped up in one place. It pretty much covers everything; from wedding cakes and flowers to cars and honeymoons.
Photo credit: www.blameitonmei.com Women’s dress watches are sometimes not given the attention they deserve. Perhaps that’s because men’s dress watches come with a more specific rulebook. Or simply because there is more flexibility around women’s formal and evening wear. Whatever the reasons, there are some stunning women’s dress watches out there, and they are well overdue some time in the style spotlight.
Of all the watch styles around today, the sports watch has undoubtedly seen the most significant growth. There have been many exciting new launches over the last couple of years, and with so much choice, this can make finding the right model a real challenge.