Preparation for buying a watch online
Undoubtedly, to purchase the right watch either online or offline some preparation is always needed.
Know what you want
Before all else, you should identify what you want and need. What kind of watch fits your overall fashion style? What kind of complications do you appreciate and would support you in your everyday life? To get started on this you can refer to our articles 5 Types of watches or 5 watches, 5 purposes.
There are two basic things when it comes to watch size. The first one is the watch case diameter. The diameter is measured in millimeters and normally ranges from 34mm up to 47mm. To try out different case sizes you can use this paper cut-out template from Esslinger.com. The second thing is your band size. A loose strap is not only a fashion faux pas but also bothersome. To determine a suitable size you can check out this guide and use a measuring tape or this cut-out from Kohls. Furthermore, you can review size charts offered by the seller.
Where to buy a watch online
There are endless platforms that can be used to purchase a watch online. The probably safest and easiest option is to buy directly from a brand’s website. Not all brands offer this option yet but it becomes increasingly popular. One disadvantage of this might, however, be that prices are higher and fixed.To obtain a better deal or locate a rare piece you can check third-party sellers. You have the option to find specialized websites, social media profiles and groups or use eBay. For a detailed explanation of all platforms check this article from Ablogtowatch.