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I like to wear my watch all the time, even in bed, its something I have always done. I think it comes from being very short sighted so if I have my watch on and wake in the night I can see the time without having to struggle to find my glasses and peer at the clock. I do take it off when I go in the shower and then I give it a good clean with a tissue before putting it back on again. The only thing is I find that after wearing a new watch for a few months or so the back of the watch starts to go funny and then it makes my skin sore at my wrist. I have tried all sorts of watches that come within our budget, OH is always buying me a new one for Christmas to take the place of the old one.
This year he bought me one of these DKNY watches. It is completely different to the kind I usually have. For a start it has a big face a bit like a man's watch but not quite so big, I usually have a smaller watch face. Second, it is a metal strap also like a man's watch. I have had metal straps before, usually they are gold plated or silver plated or something but they are usually quite dainty. This one is thicker and it has the kind of catch on it like a man's so if it comes undone it doesn't fall off your wrist.
The watch was just the right size strap for me, which was lucky as I have quite big wrists. When I first put it on it felt really bulky and it took a bit of getting used to with things like bending my wrist as the knob on the side felt like it was digging in my hand, but after wearing it for a month I don't even notice it any more. It is very comfortable to wear now. The strap is made from stainless steel so hopefully it should not affect my skin like the plated ones used to. It does make the whole watch that bit heavier but once I got used to wearing it I don't notice the extra weight.
The face of the watch is pretty, it is silver coloured and has a row of sparkly stones around the outside of it. The time is marked out in Roman numerals. The actual face of the watch seems to have a slight sheen to it which when it is in certain lights looks a bit like mother of pearl. The hands are nicely shaped with a think second hand as well going round.
I find the watch and strap easy to clean, I just wipe it over with a clean tissue every time I take it off for a shower. The watch takes a battery but I haven't had to have it changed yet and hopefully it will last me a while before I need to get it done.
You can currently buy this watch on Amazon for £81.97 which I think is a nice price for a branded watch of this quality.