Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and for anyone looking to find a great gift for a special someone in your life, it’s time to start considering your options! As someone who loves fashion and likes to accessorize, I’m always on the hunt for new pieces to add to my wardrobe, and I’m always on the hunt for gifts that my picky boyfriend will love and use, too. After all, we’re both busy people who take pride in our appearance at work or on the town. This year, I decided to look for the perfect workday to date night gift that would cut down on our prep time for our weeknight dates!
My boyfriend Fred and I both work full-time during the week and on different schedules, too. This means that if we want to have a nice date night during the week (like, for instance, Valentine’s day) one of us is generally always rushing to get home to change and freshen up before picking the other up. That, or we go straight from work and hope that whatever we picked out to wear that morning transitions well from workday to date night!
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It’s why this year for Valentine’s day I decided to get him the perfect workday to date night gift that would transition perfectly from the office to a night on the town! I landed on the obvious choice: a unique wood watch with black and brown elements that would match every outfit.
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JORD Wood Watches: The Perfect Workday to Date Night Gift
I’ll be the first to admit that, until the opportunity presented itself in JORD’s watches, I had never considered getting Fred another watch for Valentine’s day (if I’m being completely honest, I was originally admiring their women’s watches for myself!). After all, my parents had just replaced his brown watch as a Christmas present. And he always wears his black leather to watch to work without fail. I hadn’t even begun to consider where another watch would fit into his wardrobe when his black and brown watches were such established pieces.
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Fred, being the stylish person he is, is a stickler for the cardinal matching shoes-belt-watch rule. So anytime we have a post-work date night, he generally has to change everything to switch his color scheme from black to brown! Luckily I realized that, as I was drooling over watches for myself, I could find him a watch that combined black and brown to function as the perfect workday to date night gift so we could spend less time getting ready and more time together. And needless to say, their men’s watches did not disappoint!
I decided on the Fieldcrest Dark Sandalwood watch for Fred, which boasts a dark brown band and black watch face that perfectly fit my vision for his workday to date night gift!
As someone who has only ever owned metal or leather watches in her life, I was incredibly impressed with the look and feel of the wood band both on my computer and once I held it in my hand. While the wood is lightweight the watch overall still has a solid density that gives it a luxurious feel. The links also move fluidly, so it wouldn’t feel stiff on his wrist or dig into his arm as he works throughout the day!
But my favorite part of the watch is definitely the engraving service that JORD so generously provides as an add-on to your watch purchase. I decided to go with a simple phrase, “To many more hours with you,” signed with my name at the end! It’s a toast we say to each other often, depending on the occasion. When we celebrated our one year anniversary it was “To many more years with you,” and when we spent Christmas together, it was “To many more holidays with you” as well. It’s how we like to measure our time together, and since I was giving him a watch, it was the perfect addition!
Get your loved one their own perfect workday to date night gift
Even if you aren’t looking to purchase a gift for a significant other this Valentine’s Day, you could always take this as an opportunity to show your appreciation for a friend or family member!
Are you celebrating Galentine’s Day with your best friend who is always hustling? You could always look into getting them their own work day to date night gift (or, in this case, girls’ night!) as a way of celebrating your friendship. If there’s a specific family member that you’d like to show your appreciation towards, you could treat them to their own unique watch. Or maybe you’d just like to take this Valentine’s Day to #treatyoself? Then girl, go for it!
If I’m being completely honest, it took me a long time to decide to get Fred a JORD watch instead of purchasing one for myself! I loved the timeless, rustic feel of the women’s watches that I was looking at (the Cassia is definitely my favorite) and I felt like it would fit into my wardrobe perfectly. I can also guarantee that I’ll probably steal Fred’s Fieldcrest watch from time to time, too!
Still on the hunt for that perfect gift to get that special someone? Then consider getting them their own workday to date night gift in a JORD watch! I’ve even partnered with JORD to host a $100 gift card giveaway for one lucky winner to purchase a watch of their own. That would make the Fieldcrest Dark Sandalwood watch I’m giving Fred just $40 and includes fast and free shipping that will get the watch to you in 3 days!
Interested in entering? Checkout the rules below!
- Go to this page and fill out your name and email address, so that if you win, JORD can get in contact with you to let you know!
- Let them know what your favorite watch of theirs is! One lucky winner will receive a $100 gift card for their website, but even if you aren’t selected, everyone will receive a 10% off coupon when the contest ends.
- Follow JORD on Instagram for an extra chance to win (Optional)!
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The giveaway ends on February 18th, 2018, so make sure to enter before then!