Watches have been popular since 1920’s. The etiquettes of wearing one have been developing ever since. Etiquette is a system of rules designed to make social interactions easier and cordial. Likewise, the etiquette of wearing women’s watches is also prevalent in the society. While mens watcheshave always been there,ladies watches disappeared for a period of time, but have again gained popularity lately with the growing demand. Below we have listed some of the major etiquettes of wearing women’s watches.
- Which hand?
Watches can be worn on either hand by both the sexes. Quite often, a right handed person wears a watch on the left arm and a left hander person on the right arm. Also wrist watches are worn near the skin on the arm and not over the cuffs of a shirt or blouse.
- Don’t wear watches with a big face.
Generally watches are measured in millimeters. You should never wear a watch exceeding 50 mm. For woman, an ideal size of the dial is 34mm to 40 mm.
- Proper fitted strap
Sports and dress women’s watches have a prong and notch system that allows you to move the band up or down and loose or tight. On the contrary, women’s watches could even be worn snugly or loose like a bracelet.
- Women’s watches as jewelry
If you are wearing other items of jewelry, then wear a watch on a different arm to avoid a shabby and over accessorized look.
- Color of the watch
For formal occasions, use clear, noble and elegant colors. Golden ladies watches, silver, black table, namely, dial, watchcase, strap all have gold, silver, black, are the ideal choice. Whereas, daily wear watches have no such restrictions and you can readily experiment with them.
- Based on Occasions
Always choose your watch based on the kind of occasion you are attending. Avoid flaunting a sports watch in social gatherings and parties. Likewise wearing a luxury watch for a fun trip or an adventurous outing is also a big no.
- Based on your attire
Your look and attire also plays a vital role in deciding the kind of watch you’ll wear. Wear an elegant bracelet style watch with a saree or anarkali and a casual one with jeans or leggings.
- Match it with your shoes
You should also keep in mind that your watch is in sync with the kind of shoes that you wear. For instance, if you are wearing sneakers, then a sports watch would be appropriate. Likewise wear a delicate gold or silver watch with heels or stilettos.
We could some up by saying that watches can be worn as a functional accessory or a piece of jewelry or both by a woman. With so many choices available from bold, modern to more classic refined options, it can be confusing for you to match your favorite piece of accessory to the right occasion. So keep the above mentioned points in your mind so as to leave your mark and stand out from the crowd.