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23 of 24 people found the following review helpful
on December 31, 2003
I have had this watch since May 2003. I am usually very rough on watches but this THIN watch is very durable. It has gone for a swim with me in Maine and snorkled off Sarasota. It washes dishes and takes showers with me. Heck, it has even been in a serious snowball fight (and I don't wear gloves). And without missing a beat, it has joined me for creative pitches in the boardrooms of several large corporations - no need for me to wear a more stylish watch - this one IS! It's comfortable and easy to put on and take off and goes with anything. I was a die-hard Fossil fan before this watch but the designs of their watches in the last year or so have been a real turn-off. I've ha tons of compliments on this watch and can't recommend it highly enough. Skagen is up and coming and could very well give Fossil and Swatch a run for their money by appealing to their more design-conscious market with Tisot/Movado style at a very reasonable price.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
on October 14, 2009
I've known about Skagen watches for a few years, and always loved the slick, sophisticated look of the thin mesh band, but it took this long to actually buy one. (Confession: I'm one of those NYC $5-on-the-street watch wearers who's finally decided to upgrade.)

In the almost three months I've had my Skagen, I have not been disappointed. I wear this watch everyday and it looks good and works well (which is important, since my morning commuter train won't wait). I also love that the price is within reach for a regular work-a-day individual like myself. I look forward to many years wearing this watch and already have my eye on a couple of others to add to the collection.

(FYI: The outer clasp can come undone if it hooks to something. Thankfully, it has an inner clasp to keep the watch from falling off.)

UPDATE: A couple of hours after writing this review, I met a guy who has the men's version of this watch. He said he's worn it everyday for three years and it's the best watch he's ever owned. I took a look at it and it still looked very good, especially the glass, which was virtually scratch-free. Needless to say, it inspired my confidence in this product.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
on August 4, 2013
I love this watch; it's simple and classic... not at all showy. I wear it every day and it goes with absolutely everything. Came in a beautiful box and the band was easy to adjust. No complaints.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
on December 6, 2013
The face and hands are a little too close in color but I should have noticed that prior purchasing it... It looks nice and I could make it the size I needed which is very small....
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
on July 26, 2013
The watch i received was very thin. Despite that, both the watch itself and the bracelet felt really solid. Simple, elegant, and timeless. Really great watch.
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on September 8, 2012
I'm pretty damn frugal, but I'm not cheap. I only buy things that are worth the price, that I intend to use frequently. In the past, I've only bought watches that cost less than $20 from Wal-mart. As I became a teacher and realized how much I rely on my watch, I decided it was time to by something with a higher quality. After much research, this is the one I landed on, because of it's timeless look, not being too big or too small, and it's simplicity. I LOVE this watch. I can't believe the quality and the price; I would have paid more.

Bottom line: I recommend this watch to anyone looking for a classic look and functional design.
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on October 14, 2013
This is a beautiful, stylish, and very slim watch that matches just about anything. The clasp on the mesh band is easy to adjust. Surprisingly enough the mesh band does not pinch or pull. Having a second hand on it would make it even better, especially for us nurses... That being said the watch holds up to frequent hand washing and other "abuse" on the job.
I highly recommend this stylish watch - in fact I got another one in blue because I like it that much :)
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on March 18, 2012
Excellent quality and finish throughout, beautiful watch, just as expected. Still have to put it through the test of time to see how it performs but on a first impression, v. lovely! First rate, timely delivery and packaging. So, all perfect or almost... v. slight difficulty, diagrams for adjusting strap length are tiny, which makes the task a little tricky, but only just. Great buy!
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on April 15, 2014
Daughter who NEVER has worn a watch chose this for the low profile and light weight for her new job. She said after a week she doesn't even realize she is wearing it and co-worker asked where she got it so he can get one for his daughter. Very nice looking.
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on April 28, 2012
Prompt service. Lovely watch as most Skagens are, and I already knew how to adjust the band and use the clasp since this wasn't my first. This one also inspired my husband to buy a similar Skagen watch. He's finally catching on to good Danish design.
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