5 Reasons Watches Are A Versatile Gift Choice

Written By Alla Levin
May 30, 2022
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5 Reasons Watches Are A Versatile Gift Choice

When looking for a versatile gift choice, you can’t go past a watch as the ideal go-to. There are various reasons for this, not least being that there’s a style to suit any person, even if they don’t like wearing a wristwatch. But it’s not only about matching the recipient to the style; there are also other reasons to add the watch to your repertoire of great gifts to give.

Not Just For The Wrist

Most modern watches are wristwatches; this is true, but if the person you intend to give one to can’t or won’t wear it on the wrist, there are plenty of other options available. The nurse’s watch is a small fob watch that they can pin to the outside of clothes. The reason for this is for infection control, and giving access when getting stuck in sleeves isn’t ideal. The classic pocket watch is a classy alternative for those who wish to tuck their timepiece away.


The watch is a highly functional item, but it can also be a decorative item, complementing jewelry and fashion choices. Analog watches have long had pictures put on their faces; many a child had a mickey mouse watch in the 1980s and 90s. Children still enjoy novelty pictures on their timepieces, but this need not be only for the young. A marine corps watch is a thoughtful way to show respect to those who have served their country.

Hold Their Valueclassic pocket watch

Giving a watch as a gift can be an investment for the person receiving it, with high-end brands holding their value well. As a result, it also means that there’s a good market for vintage watches, so if you know someone who yearns for a particular older model, there’s a reasonable chance of finding it for them. A cherished look can also become a family heirloom in this way, with a well-cared-for timepiece lasting many years.

Something For All Occasions

Like items of jewelry, there is a watch for every occasion. The person you’re buying for may have an everyday wear watch, but they’ll still benefit from receiving an occasion watch as a gift. With the rise of smartwatches, there are sports watches specific to numerous sports; perhaps an avid climber would appreciate a dedicated climbing watch to wear on the rock. Now they have a regular watch for everyday wear and one that gives them accurate data to help their climbing improve.

Watches are a versatile gift choice: suit every budget

You don’t need to have an extensive budget to buy a good quality watch, meaning watches are the ideal gift for every budget. With plenty of attractive yet modestly priced timepieces on the market, the person you gift to will appreciate the piece regardless of cost.

The next time you’re stuck trying to choose a gift, there are many reasons to consider giving the gift of a watch. Be it an elegant wristwatch or a vintage pocket watch; there’s a watch for everyone and every budget.

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