2017 Holiday Gift Guide: The Best Watches for Everyone on Your List
Christmas is coming! Have you bought gifts for everyone on your list? If you’re scrambling to come up with a good gift idea for a loved one, then we can help.
Nearly everyone appreciates a good, quality watch. It’s a practical gift that they can wear all year long and it won’t go out of style. Giving the gift of a mechanical watch is also a better investment than a tech gift such as a phone, a smartwatch, or a tablet. Unlike tech gifts, which are current for only a short period of time, mechanical watches will last for years (or even decades) without becoming obsolete.
Another benefit is that every time your loved one wears the watch, they’ll think of you. What could be better than that!
We’ve gathered our top watches for everyone on your list, including watches for him, watches for her, and watches for kids! And because everyone’s wallet gets a little bit tighter during the holiday season, we’ve chosen a variety of watches to fit every budget. Of course, your budget isn’t the only consideration, you’ll also need to determine which style of watch will best suit your loved one. We can’t make that decision for you, but at least we can help you start the search!
Watches for Him
From pilot watches to dress watches, we’ve gathered quite a collection. Any of these watches would make the perfect Christmas gift for your husband, father, son, brother, or friend. We guarantee that the men in your life will love these watches!
We've chosen an assortment of watches, ranging from $300 to $7,500. Plus, this holiday gift guide offers a variety of styles, including dress watches, minimalist watches, sport watches, and pilot watches.
Rolex Submariner (Starting at $7,500)
Luxury watches can cost upwards of thousands or even hundreds of thousands of dollars, but you don’t have to spend your life savings to purchase a good quality watch. We’ve compiled twelve watches that are all priced under one thousand dollars, and some of these watches are even under five hundred dollars. 12 of the Best Men’s Watches Under $1,000
Watches for Her
Watches aren’t just for guys! These ladies watches would make the perfect Christmas gift for your wife, mother, daughter, sister, or friend. Of course, you’ll need to choose the right style for the lucky lady. We've selected a wide variety of watch styles, including diamond-studded watches, minimalist watches, and uni-sex watches.
The ladies watches in this holiday gift guide range from $350 to $6,300. PLUS: Scroll down to see the best watch brands for kids, as well as other gift ideas for watch lovers!
The Best Watches for Kids
Timex and Flik Flak are two brands that specialize in kids watches. These brands offer watches with fun and creative designs, and oftentimes the designs will make it easier for a child to learn how to tell time. You’re never too young to start collecting watches!
We guarantee that these watches will be accurate. Plus, they’re sturdy so you don’t have to worry about you child dropping the watch or knocking it into things. Flik Flak watches are especially nice since they’re the only kids watches that are machine washable.
Other Gift Ideas for Watch Lovers
Now you might be thinking, “my loved one already owns a hundred watches!” Instead of a watch, you can give them one of these perfect gifts!
- A new strap or bracelet to give their old watch a new look
- Matt Hranek’s brand new book, A Man & His Watch, which showcases iconic watches and tells the stories of the men who wore them
- A watch travel case or pouch
- A watch box to store their many watches
- A watch cleaning kit
- A watch winder
- A watch demagnetizer
At the WatchTime New York event, we had the opportunity to see and try on watches from the world’s most prestigious watch brands, and now we’re sharing with you the must-see watches. 10 New Watches Revealed at WatchTime New York