How to Choose a Watch for your Groom

As a memorable gift for your husband-to-be, a watch is a handcrafted statement of love that might even become a family heirloom, passed down from one generation to the next. To make your shopping experience stress-free, the watch experts at Tourneau are stepping in: Gina Salsone, Tourneau's director of merchandising who was a bride herself only a year ago, gives savvy advice on finding a watch he'll love forever.

Learn the lingo
Knowledge is a priceless tool, and the more you know about watches, the closer you are to giving your groom a watch he'll be proud to sport from your wedding day on. Learning a few technical terms—the difference between functions, materials, movements, and bezels, for example—will help you separate one watch from all the rest.

Consider his hobbies
Watches are often crafted with individual passions in mind, designed and inspired by everything from race cars to astronomy. Is he a jet setter at heart? GMT watches display multiple time zones so he can travel the world without ever loosing track of time. Heading to a warm destination for your honeymoon? Diving watches are precisely tested to withstand deep-sea explorations.

Schedule an appointment By scheduling an in-store appointment, you'll have an assigned watch expert waiting at the store when you arrive. Create a customized shopping experience by browsing and saving watches to your "watch tray"—a virtual tool that, when used in combination with your scheduled appointment, allows the store to gather your chosen selections beforehand.

Engrave with love
Get personal with your groom's gift by adding a unique engraving. Initials, dates, and even a written vow all offer a signature touch.

Protect your investment
Buying from an authorized dealer with backed warranty options will ensure that this life-long investment is always in the right hands. Anything from an ultra-sonic clean to a complete maintenance will be delivered with ease and expert care.

Watch Knowledge Center
- Watch Anatomy
- Movements
- Complications (Functions and features)

Next Steps
- Schedule your in-store appointment
- Service & Repair

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