In a world of daisies you want to be the rose
Even when you didn’t read Aldous Huxley’s “Brave New World” with the 200 cloned identical persons, one of your worst party/event or whatever occasion nightmare is another woman entering the room in the same outfit. We immediately see us on facebook, instagram, or pinterest in the “who wore it better section.” Thus, it comes naturally to all of us to find items that are as unique as we are.
The fashion industry produces each item several 1000 folds
When it comes to fashion and style there are not many unique items. The idea of affordable clothes for the masses, and hence industrial manufacture of clothing, was to use the same cut, fabric, and have learned workers sew the same item over and over again with a bonus for being fast instead of a bonus for doing a good sewing job. Unless you sew your clothes yourself or are rich enough to have a seamstress and designer just working for you, you are always at risk to wear the same piece as the next woman.
Wooden watches are as unique as you
The solution are items made form a material that is not man made like, for instance, the wood watch from Jord of my choice that I received for review. Not one wood watch looks the same as another wood watch even when they are from the same collection. Each watch is as unique as the wearer. They are not clones of each other, not even copy cats. See the proof in the photo below: The watch I got on the left and the watch at Jord’s page on the right. This means you can use your accessories to stick out of the crowd.
Another thing I love about wood watches
This green sandalwood and maple dial wooden watch has even a wooden back! In summer, I often get allergies under my stainless steel watches when temperatures exceed 80F (26.7oC). Interestingly, my allergy only occur under a steel watch itself, not under a steel bracelet or closure. Wearing the wood watch on a day where I usually would get an allergy, I did not. The watch felt so comfortable. My skin stayed dry underneath. ❤
Another thing that I like about Jord: They customize the wood watch band to fit your wrist size. Thus, there will be no annoying sliding and slipping. Furthermore, you can wear it right away and don’t have to run to a jewelry repair store to have the band shortened. Of course, Jord sends you the taken out pieces as a backup plan. 😉
Why you should wear a wood watch despite you check the time on your phone?
Jord watches range from $129 for the Ely to $395 for the most expensive watch, the Sawyer. They are statement items, i.e. think of them as signature pieces. Signature pieces are investments in your own unique style. Most signature pieces provide their function by being very expensive, i.e they build on not being affordable for everybody and/or not everybody being willing to fork over the money to get them. Being clear about this fact wood watches are a super great deal for several reasons.
- They are very affordable signature pieces even when you are on a budget. Wearing the Ely less than half a year every day you are already at $1 per wear!
- They are luxury because you have a cell phone and wear the wood watch as a statement piece.
- Wood watches are really unique as not one watch looks the same.
- In contrast to multiple expensive “signature pieces”, wood watches are real unique signature pieces as they only exist once the way they are.
- Wood watches also exist for guys. This means when you can up your style also by wearing a cool man’s watch. Menswear is always in fashion.
No matter from which collection you pick your wood watch, you will have a unique piece. It is hard to get better than that in fashion and style.
Wood watch giveaway
Jord runs a giveaway for my readers. The winner will receive a $75 egift code to their site. Non-winners will still receive a $20 voucher, which will be emailed to them to spend on at checkout. Isn’t that cool? Getting a unique watch for less? Who doesn’t like that? Tweet about the giveaway.
Do you wear a watch despite you check your time on your phone? Do you like wood watches? Have you had already a look at their collection? Which one is your favorite? Let me know by email, I am curious.
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Photos: G. Kramm (2016)
Disclosure: The wooden watch is a sample from Jord. The post is not endorsed by Jord. I wrote it entirely myself and it represents my own 100% honest opinion.
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