10 Spring 2014 Time Pieces To Wrap Around Your Wrist

From futuristic to sporty we’ve selected the must-have watches for spring 2014
From futuristic to sporty we’ve selected the must-have watches for spring 2014

Some people collect stamps, others collect model trains and in our case we can never have enough watches. Despite the lingering polar vortex, the countdown is on for the arrival of spring which means it’s time to update your wardrobe. From futuristic to sporty, Burberry to Timex, we’ve selected 10 of our favorite timepieces you’ll want on your arm this season.

Burberry Stainless Steel Chronograph, $691.96

Amp up your suit and tie by donning this sleek Burberry watch; its textured leather strap and stainless steel frame oozes sophistication making it ideal to wear to the office or for evening cocktails.

Casio Databank, $34.00

Nothing brings back our high school memories faster than a speeding bullet than Casio’s Databank digital watch. This throw back from the 80s is still being produced and for less than $40 you can slap this watch on your wrist and step back in time.

Daniel Wellington Classic Sheffield, $229.00 USD (approx. $250.00 CAD)

If your taste in watches lean towards more minimalistic designs then British label Daniel Wellington has you covered. The company is known for producing reasonably priced, preppy-inspired timepieces which is why we chose the Classic Sheffield for its simplistic face and timeless style appeal.

Delmar Square Chronomat Sport Watch, $179.99

Boating company Del Mar specially designed this watch for outdoor adventures; if you plan on spending a lot of time at the cottage and on the water then strap on Delmar’s Square Chronomat Sport Watch. It’s water resistant up to 100m and features dual chronograph hands for accurate timekeeping.

Emporio Armani Silver Stainless Steel Chronograph Watch, $401.22

Sport meets Italian sophistication with this Emporio Armani watch. Its stainless steel casing and band, as well as black and silver face will transform you into the Italian stallion that ladies will fawn over for days.

NIXON The Lodown TI, $200.00 USD (approx. $221.00 CAD)

Tech and gadget heads will like The Lodown TI by Nixon and if you enjoy fishing then you’re in for a real of a treat! It’s designed with a digital interface that displays ocean information, acts as a wave counter and comes in black, navy and yellow.

Skagen Klassik Men’s Three Hand Leather Brown Watch, $145.00 USD (approx. $160.00 CAD)

Danish watchmaker Skagen has been producing expertly crafted timepieces since 1989 and the Klassik is a staple design in the company’s collection. Functional, clean and sophisticated the pairing of the brown leather band with the blue second hand makes a subtle yet memorable watch.

Suunto Core ALU Deep, $400.00

Survivor Man has nothing on you when you wear Sunnto’s Core ALU Deep watch. This timepiece has multi-language menu settings, an altimeter, barometer, storm alarm and compass allowing easy navigation over a mountainous terrain or through a crowded mall.

Timex x J.Crew Timex 1600 Stainless Steel Watch, $175.00 USD (approx. $194.00 CAD)

House of Cards fanatics can channel your inner Frank Underwood by donning the Timex 1600. Named after the address of The White House on Pennsylvania Avenue, it features an embossed brown leather strap, stainless steel casing and classic face with date window.

Victorinox Swiss Army, Infantry, $595.00

Inspired by aviation design, Victorinox Swiss Army’s Infantry watch has a classic military feel with its gold colored frame, multi-function face and stitched leather strap. Call Victorinox Swiss Army at 1-800-665-4095 or visit www.swissarmy.com have this beauty wrapped around your wrist.

Kimberly Lyn

Kimberly Lyn

Kimberly Lyn is a freelance writer based in Toronto. Her worked has appeared on StyleList Canada, 29 Secrets and GlobalNews.ca. She is also founder of the highly successful fashion blog The Souls of My Shoes, where she provides insights and thoughts on this world with a concentration on footwear. Find her at www.thesoulsofmyshoes.com and on Twitter @kimberly_lyn.

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