Over the past week, Lengbeau has come across a couple of watches that are interesting, beautiful and representing good value. Since sharing is caring and Christmas is around the corner, it's only correct we share what have amazed us in the hope of amazing you too. It's the weekend again which means Lengbeau's very own Weekend Brunch Report is LIVE! Let's check it out.
So the time has finally come. You have been on a brutal diet for a good five months. Or you have just received your bonus off a year of hard work at your first job. Or you have just landed a big contract with an important client. Or you're simply rich. And you decided that now is the time to get your very first serious, grown-up watch and make it an investment piece that could keep yourself and your future kids proud. You also want the watch to be classic and versatile enough to be deemed fitting either in a board room, or in that jazzy little whisky joint in your neighborhood.
All good thinking. But what's next?
Needless to say, accumulating enough savings to spend is only the very first step in the watch hunting process. To many, investing in a high-end timepiece is a truly daunting experience, exacerbated by conflicting voices in your head all the time. One day you find yourself helplessly drawn to the charm of a hand-wound IWC Portugieser, the other day you might say "hmm...maybe not, the Portugieser looks a bit too large, too dressy. Should I go for an Omega Seamaster 300 instead?". And that is totally natural. If you are to spend 2 months' worth of your salary on essentially a piece of obsolete (but nonetheless mesmerizing and valuable) technology on your wrist to see you through a range of occasions, an impulse purchase is the last thing you need.
Worry not. Lengbeau always looks after its readers. It is in this spirit that we are going to offer a couple of no-nonsense, extremely versatile and eternally stylish options as your maiden "real" watch. They are certainly not the most luxurious watches you could find on the market - they don't need to be - but they are all timeless, accessible from a pricing point of view and uber-cool. We will break them down into three categories: versatility, value, and individuality. Let's take a look.
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