PocketWatch

02/04/2019

Gifts For Father Of The Bride

Gift giving is an important wedding day tradition. If you’re lucky enough to be getting hitched soon, are you fully prepared with gifts for your wedding party? Wedding party gifts are a great way of showing your loved ones how much you care, and to thank them for sharing your special day with you. And when it comes to members of the wedding party, the father of the bride plays a huge role! So, how do you show your gratitude for his part in your day? Here at Pocket Watches,... Read More

02/04/2019

Unique Groom Gifts

The countdown to your big day has begun. You’re working your way through the wedding planning list, getting excited over dresses and venues and first song choices. But, have you thought about a wedding gift for your groom? An exchanging of gifts between the bride and groom is somewhat of a wedding day tradition, but one that can sometimes be difficult to navigate. So, what exactly do you buy your other half? If you’re looking for unique groom gifts, you’re in the right place. Here at Pocket Watches, we’re discussing... Read More

05/03/2019

How to wear a pocket watch with a waistcoat

The traditional way to wear a pocket watch is to carry it in the pocket of a waistcoat, letting the chain drape through a buttonhole and resting in the opposite pocket, If you haven’t worn a pocket watch before, getting the styling right can be tricky, so this guide will take you through everything you need to know about wearing a pocket watch with a waistcoat. We’re also going to look at some of the most common waistcoat colours and which style pocket watch will suit it best! Selecting your... Read More

01/03/2019

How Long Will A Pocket Watch Last?

A pocket watch truly is an investment piece, guaranteed to bring joy and style to the owner for years to come. However, the overall longevity of your pocket watch depends a lot on the correct care. Older, misused or damaged pocket watches will begin to show signs of age – you may find a full wind of your watch isn’t lasting as long as it used to, or you are struggling to wind the watch at all. It is therefore important to take extremely good care of your pocket watch... Read More

11/01/2019
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1920s Inspirations: Gatsby Style Pocket Watches

The Great Gatsby’s 1920s was a legendary decade when it came to all things style. Art deco was just emerging, and fashions were becoming more daring. Clothing and accessories were opulent, decorative and indulgent, with people beginning to truly have fun with their fashion choices. The roaring twenties saw a surge of iconic flapper girls, alongside distinguished gentlemen in three-piece suits, with their lapel collar vests leaving room for the ever-popular pocket watch and chain. Timepieces in the 1920s were a true status symbol, showcasing the wealth, class and style... Read More

05/01/2019

Make A Statement: Luxury Pocket Watches

Pocket watches are the must-have fashion accessory of recent times, with the rise of affordable pocket watches making them a firm go-to for formal events. But, what if you’re looking for something truly special? Maybe you’re on the lookout for a thoughtful gift for the watch lover in your life? Perhaps you’re a watch aficionado yourself, and want only the best? Or maybe you attend a large number of social events, and want to really make a statement and stand out from the crowd? If so, a luxury pocket watch... Read More

02/01/2019

What are Pocket Watch Jewels?

When you’re searching for the perfect pocket watch, there’s a lot to consider! One of the most common questions that we are asked by our customers is what it means when we mention ‘pocket watch jewels’. Are these precious stones added to the pocket watch? What do these jewels actually do? It can be confusing! In this blog, we’re going to look at pocket watch jewels and why they’re used in pocket watches. A pocket watch jewel is an item added to the mechanism of the watch to provide a... Read More

29/12/2018

Steampunk-esque Pocket Watches

What do you get when you combine the imagination and fantasy of the Victorian era with materials inspired by the Industrial Revolution? Steampunk. This intriguing subculture isn’t a new thing. Emerging during the late 1980’s, it became a fashion movement embraced by those looking to fuse together the new and the old. The term Steampunk was first used in the novel Morlock Night by KW Jeter, and today, this fashion subculture is still prevalent and has even been embraced by the mainstream world. Steampunk fashion combines traditional Victorian inspired clothing... Read More

13/08/2018

Pocket Watches for Wedding Parties

Pocket watches have fast become the most popular choice of wedding day gift. Whether it’s a bride giving their groom a reminder that they can’t be late on the day, or a groom thanking his best man for taking the time to be by his side. At Pocket Watches, we love supplying wedding parties with pocket watches for the big day, but if you’re contemplating buying a pocket watch for a wedding gift, you may be overwhelmed by the choice available. In this blog, we’re going to look at some... Read More

13/08/2018

Our Top 5 Pocket Watches

When you’re looking to buy a pocket watch, it’s easy to get lost in the vast amount of choice available. Do you go for gold or stick with a sleek silver? What about the type of pocket watch you choose, does the occasion call for an open face style or do you prefer the elegance of a double or half hunter? To make things a little easier, we’ve put together our top 5 pocket watches to help narrow down your search. From classic styles to our favorite contemporary pocket watches,... Read More