For some reason, I have always associated watches with adulthood. Perhaps it’s because my father and grandfathers always wore watches when I was younger, or because I grew up in the age of using your cell phone to tell time, but to me wearing a watch always seemed to be for those who were much more “adult” than I. In fact, I think the last watch I owned featured one of the Power Rangers characters (probably the pink one).
But, here I am. I’m married, I’m a mother, I’m a homeowner, I pay taxes and I’m inching horrifyingly closer to 30. And now, I also wear a watch.
I can see the appeal. No longer am I digging into my back pocket or the depths of my purse just to find out what time it is. Like with jewelry, I feel a bit more polished and put together when I wear a watch than I do when I just sport my usual FitBit.
And let’s be honest, momma likes to feel pretty.
That’s why when the lovely people at JORD offered to send me one of their beautiful wood watches, I was ecstatic. These things are truly a work of art. I selected the Ely watch in Maple, because the description noted that it features a smaller dial and band (and when you have child-sized wrists like me, that’s perfect). The Maple color is almost like a nude, and is the perfect neutral to go with everything in my closet. JORD even sized my watch based on my measurements, which I felt was a step above when it comes to customer service. People with tiny wrists, unite!
What I love best about my JORD watch is that it’s lightweight, simple and fashionable. I don’t even notice it on my arm half the time, which is excellent as a mother of a toddler. It does the job I need it to, all while being a uniquely fashionable statement piece on my arm. Plus, you all know that I’m a sucker for awesome packaging, and JORD does not disappoint. Extra bonus? They’re an American company based in Saint Louis.
There are tons of different styles and finishes to choose from, including some pretty amazing men’s watches (note to self: future gift for the Mr.). Check JORD out, if you’re embracing your adultness in style like me.
Growing up isn’t all bad. 😉
*Disclaimer: I received a sample product for review. All opinions are my own.