National Watch Day

Today is #NationalWatchDay. Source: Pixabay

19 June is National Watch Day, a day that recognises an industry which has been around for than 500 years and is steadily evolving.

Choosing a watch is very personal, as the choices are vast and numerous. Even with the advent of smartphones and smart watches, the classic wrist watch is a sign of individual taste, culture, and a rich history that cannot be disputed.

Watches are rich in history and nostalgia, and were not only crafted for telling the time. A watch has always been a symbol of something personal, a statement of who we are. Timepieces are often passed down from generation to generation, gifted as a rite of passage, and essentially become heirlooms.

The iconic watch brands have paved the way for new trends like vintage inspired, slimmer profiles and affordable luxury. Re-inventing a brand’s signature look often balances modern details with traditional aesthetics, resulting in them becoming a fashion accessory, much like bags and scarves.

National Watch Day was founded by Nordstrom to celebrate the history and design of watchmaking. In 2017, the National Day Calendar Registrar declared that this day would be celebrated annually.

Celebrate today by joining Nordstrom – and all other watch lovers – and share your favourite watch, its story and how you style with it on social media by using#NationalWatchDay.

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  AUTHOR
Adéle Bloem
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