Time for a Cool Change

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Armogan Spirit of St.Louis (forest strap) $232
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Armogan Spirit of St.Louis (midnight black) $232

If you’re like me, you’re a big procrastinator when it comes to getting gifts for your mates or parents birthdays, Mother’s or Father’s Day. Part of the problem is I prefer to give gifts that have a real function as opposed to something that may end up in a drawer and then re-gifted to someone else later on.

Miansai M24 Stainless Steel/White $185
Miansai M24 Stainless Steel/White $185

A great watch is a perfect idea and doesn’t have to cost you both arms and a leg. For about $200.00 you can find a fabulous chronograph that has all the bells and whistles, with eye-catching details and looks 100x more expensive than it is.

Miansai M12 Swiss Bronze w/leather strap $495
Miansai M12 Swiss Bronze w/leather strap $495

Three companies come to mind that deliver a beautifully designed watch at that hard to resist price. Tsovet, Miansai and Armogan are all worth consideration.

Tsovet JPT-CC38 $350
Tsovet JPT-CC38 $350

Still, if it’s an investment timepiece you’re after, I’m really crazy for a bronze watch from Tudor. It’s so handsome in a stealthy sort of way.

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Tudor Heritage Black Bay bronze watch

Brushed bronze and a brown face make this an elegant option to the requisite gold or platinum case. At about $3500., this is an excellent investment that ages beautifully. The patina and pedigree make this Tudor timepiece a treasure forever.

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Each of these watches are available through their websites and often without shipping charges: Armogan.com, Miansai.com, Tsovet.com and Tudorwatch.com


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