WATCH SIZING GUIDE
Know How to Find Your Right Watch Size
Now people are buying more and more online, it’s even more important that you know your wrist size so you can navigate the watch buying process knowledgeably and efficiently to be stylish.
Case Size Matters
Watch case diameter is the most significant and noticeable element when it comes to selecting the right watch. Men’s watches usually range between 38mm to 46mm; although if you’re looking at a vintage timepiece 34-36mm were common sizes for men and are still a classic size today. For whomen common watch case size is between 28mm and 38mm. Anything smaller than 38mm today is generally found on women’s watches. Generally watch size looks like this:
|34mm – 38mm||Midsize|
|39mm – 42mm||Standard|
|43mm – 46mm||XL/Oversize|
Measure Your Wrist
You’ll need to measure your wrist. If your wrist is 6 to 7 inches in circumference, you should typically go with 38mm, 40mm and 42mm watch cases. If your wrist circumference is 7.5 to 8 inches, you should be looking at 44mm to 46mm watch cases.
Other Things To Consider When Looking at Watch Size
Case thickness, different straps and metals can all play an important role in how your watch feels when you wear it. Watch case thickness is generally correlated to the case size diameter. For example, a small to medium case size diameter will usually be around 7mm in thickness, while the large case sizes will have a thickness around 9mm. The more complications found in a watch, the thicker it will likely be.