Looking for the perfect gift for a special someone this Christmas? A good quality classic watch always looks good under the Christmas tree and Cobra and Bellamy’s retro timepieces are ideal for festive gift giving. The brand’s vintage inspired watches channel all the glamour of the 1930s, 40s and 50s and yet would look perfectly chic on modern day wrists. Cobra and Bellamy have been creating stylish watches for both men and women for over 30 years and specialise in making beautiful and affordable timepieces. These are retro watches that could charm even the most tech obsessed analogue detractor. Packed full of nostalgia Cobra and Bellamy’s watches would suit both vintage lovers and those in search something a little different.

Cobra and Bellamy’s watches have a classic but accessible aesthetic; these are not overly opulent pieces crammed with jewels and expensive features but stylish simple watches for everyday wear. The brand’s watches are brimming with old-world charm with unique, quirky retro faces and timeless leather straps. Cobra and Bellamy’s women’s watches in particular possess a maturity, elegance rarely found in contemporary designs. Today watches have become as much accessories as timepieces and Cobra and Bellamy’s designs could really finish off an outfit. With their classic style these are timepieces that will last for years to come and even become favourite accessories. Cobra and Bellamy’s timepieces may not be as flashy or luxurious as many of the watches around today but they do have an elegant, understated chic all of their own.

Watches are a pretty traditional gift and may even seem like a bit of a boring choice at times but Cobra and Bellamy’s unique designs are a new, paradoxically vintage, twist on an oft given present. These are watches that combine style and elegance with accessibility and durability making them ideal Christmas gifts. These are, in short, good quality watches that would be appreciated by almost anyone.

Hannah Balsdon

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Inspired by the retro glamour of the 1930s, 40s and 50s watch brand Cobra and Bellamy create classic but accessible timepieces. Established 30 years ago Cobra and Bellamy make watches for both men and women; their pieces are affordable, stylish and easy to wear. These are watches designed to last, to add a touch of glamour and old school charm to any outfit. Free of the needless gadgets found on many luxury watches yet far more durable than many a cheap, off-the-peg watch Cobra and Bellamy’s designs combine both practicality and style. These are watches that do exactly what watches are meant to do; tell the time and look fantastic whilst doing it.

Cobra and Bellamy have a beautifully classic aesthetic; dark leather and stainless steel straps, vintage inspired faces and delicate shapes all make for watches brimming with old-world charm. Such features may seem a little austere at times but the brand’s sophisticated women’s pieces have a mature, elegant femininity rarely found in contemporary designs. Indeed in a hectic world full of digital clock faces Cobra and Bellamy’s enduring designs have a soothing, nostalgic feel. These watches are as much accessories as timepieces; the brand’s sleek but fuss free designs could easily accompany many an outfit. Cobra and Bellamy’s watches are not flashy statement pieces but chic understated timepieces for those who appreciate style and quality over opulence.

Finding the perfect watch can be a difficult task; there are very few timepieces that possess style, elegance, practicality and durability. Cobra and Bellamy’s  watches do, however, possess all these qualities as well as an old-fashioned charm all of their own. These are functional but sophisticated timepieces; pieces destined to become your trusty go-to watch. Cobra and Bellamy make pieces that, no matter what occasion, season or fashion zeitgeist, will always be at your side, or more accurately, on your wrist.

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Jewellery designer Daisy Knights learnt the intricate craft of jewellery making from her father, a silversmith, after studying at Central Saint Martins she founded her own eponymous brand. Daisy Knights fashionable, free spirited designs are all produced in the U.K. and her pieces have quickly made her the go-to designer for British jewellery. Her pieces are regularly featured in top magazines and have been sported by celebrities such as Kate Moss and Alexa Chung.  This year Daisy launched her first ever watch collection and her stylish timepieces are now available on Lux-Fix. Daisy Knights’  watches combine classic design with the fashion forward bohemian style that has made Daisy’s work so sought after by the fashion elite; these are exciting, youthful watches that nevertheless posses a timeless, iconic quality.

Daisy’s work has been described as “masculine and modern, but with a classic sensibility” and her watches certainly typify her aesthetic. Featuring substantial chunky strap and large clock face these are stylishly androgynous watches suitable for both men and women. Edgy with plenty of rock ‘n’ roll attitude these watches would make an ideal accompaniment to any youthful, trendy wardrobe. Trendy yet just the right side of hipster these are watches designed for the fashion conscious youngster; those who like to use their accessories to make a style statement. Yet for all their cool fashionable aesthetics these watches are also perfectly functional; these are not dainty designer watches but practical timepieces that can be worn day after day.

Daisy Knights’ watches are both wonderfully trendy and classic, both fashionable and wearable, both masculine and feminine. Essentially these are watches for stylish young people with a taste for unique, modern jewellery. Designer watches can often be an intimidating overwrought affair, with plenty of tasteless bling and designs unsuited to day-to-day wear, but Daisy Knights’ contemporary designs provide an attractive option for the youngster looking for something a little different.

Hannah Balsdon

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