True story: I haven’t worn a watch since the late 90′s. Back then it was a Kenneth Cole Reaction watch that was a part of a silver colored bracelet. It was my favorite watch and when the clasp broke I called around to get it fixed but sadly found out it was beyond repair. After that I just stopped wearing watches, and started carrying a cell phone.
About a year ago I started thinking about watches again. It can be really distracting to have to check my iPhone for the time, and on my old phone it also means a drain on the battery. I also started seeing lots of women wearing large chunky menswear inspired watches, which i preferred far more to dainty, flimsy look of the typical Ladies watch.
Eventually I happened across an old Swiss Army watch belonging to the boyfriend. It had been sitting in an shoebox for years so he was fine when I brought it over to a neighborhood jeweler to adjust the band for my wrist. They quoted me $12, but when I went to pick it up they said it would actually be $10.
So score a perfect chunky menswear watch for $10!