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Beat the Heat: Your Guide to the Perfect Summer Watch

June 5th, 2024

A woman wearing a watch as the wind blows off a river on vacation.

As the days lengthen and temperatures rise, selecting the perfect summer watch can elevate your style and ensure functionality during your warm-weather adventures. Whether you're planning to lounge by the pool, explore exotic locales, or simply enjoy the city nightlife, a good summer timepiece combines durability with lightweight comfort. In this guide, we'll dive into the key features to look for in a summer watch, from breathable bands to designs that reflect the season's laid-back, vibrant vibe. Our expert staff here at Windsor Jewelers can help you choose the right watch to help you navigate your summer with both ease and flair. 

a sporty men’s watch from TAG Heuer.

TAG Heuer Carrera

Designed to seamlessly blend functionality with a sporty aesthetic, the TAG Heuer Carrera men's watch is a quintessential summer companion. Ideal for the dynamic and active lifestyle that warmer months encourage, this watch features luminous hands that ensure easy readability during any hour of your summer escapades, whether you're catching the sunrise on an early morning hike or enjoying a late-night beach bonfire. The durable rubber watch band offers supreme comfort and resilience, standing up to both water and sweat without compromising on style or functionality. Its sporty look not only complements your casual summer outfits, but also keeps pace with your on-the-go adventures, making it a superb choice for the season.

Nomos Tangente 38 Date in the 31 Limited Edition Color collection

Nomos Glashütte Tangente Date

We are delighted to present the Nomos Glashütte Tangente Date, a watch that embodies both elegance and precision. Nomos Glashütte is renowned for its meticulous craftsmanship and innovative design, making each timepiece a masterpiece. At Windsor Jewelers, we take great pride in being one of only twenty jewelers in the United States to showcase the exclusive Tangente Color collection. This collection features 31 limited edition color combinations for these incredible timepieces, each telling its own unique story through thoughtful design choices. These watches are not merely accessories; they are expressions of individuality and refined taste, perfect for the discerning collector.

A women’s divers watch from Tissot T-Sport.

Tissot T-Sport

With a chic mother-of-pearl dial, the women’s Tissot T-Sport watch is designed to withstand both the depths of the sea and the heights of fashion. This remarkable timepiece features a rotating bezel, ideal for timing your summer activities from swimming laps to sunbathing intervals. With an impressive water resistance up to 1,000 feet, it is perfectly suited for everything from snorkeling and diving adventures to poolside lounging. The blend of functionality and sleek design makes this watch a standout choice for the active woman who refuses to compromise on style or performance during the summer months. Whether you're exploring the oceans or attending a sophisticated yacht party, the Tissot T-Sport is a reliable and stylish companion for your summer plans.

A stainless steel watch from the Montblanc Tradition collection.

Montblanc Tradition

For the discerning man aiming for a refined aesthetic this summer, the Montblanc Tradition watch stands out as an impeccable choice. Expertly crafted from durable stainless steel, this watch not only promises longevity and resilience against the summer elements, but also exudes a classic elegance that complements both casual and formal wear. It features a sophisticated chronograph function, adding a layer of functionality that is ideal for timing activities from business meetings to leisurely days at the race track. The combination of its sleek design and practical features makes the Montblanc Tradition watch a must-have accessory for the man who values style and substance in equal measure during the summer months.

A man reaches out toward the sun set during a hike.

Get Outdoors this Summer with a Timepiece from Windsor Jewelers

When shopping for that perfect summer timepiece for any occasion, Windsor Jewelers stands out as a premier destination in North Carolina. Located in both Winston-Salem and Charlotte, our jewelry stores offer an exquisite selection of luxury watches that are ideal for embracing the summer season, whether you’re lounging by the pool or hitting the water. Furthermore, we offer professional watch repair services, ensuring that your cherished timepiece remains in perfect condition for years to come. Visit our showrooms this summer for a seamless and enjoyable watch-shopping experience, or schedule an appointment with a member of our expert staff for a more personalized experience as you discover the perfect watch for your summer plans.