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Old 26 January 2020, 02:19 PM   #1
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Hello everyone! After years of saving and dreaming of having a Rolex timepiece I am about ready to pull the trigger. Always wanted a classic datejust 31 with jubilee bracelet & fluted bezel.... but now I am rethinking everything! I like the oyster bracelet and the bomed bezel and cannot decide which configuration to go with. Any advice or suggestions? I will be wearing this watch everyday.
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Old 26 January 2020, 02:33 PM   #2
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You're rethinking it because both ways will look awesome! A tough decision and the only right answer is whichever one you love. Try both on and then decide.

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Old 26 January 2020, 02:53 PM   #3
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Smooth bezel on oyster can dress up but does a better job at dressing down and is more sporty and casual. A better overall and cleaner looking choice i would say.

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Old 26 January 2020, 03:58 PM   #4
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I prefer the Oyster bracelet on an all day every day watch. My advice to you would be to try on both styles if possible and see which one looks and feels the best on your wrist.
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Old 26 January 2020, 06:07 PM   #5
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Try them both on - take some photos, then go away to think and decide.

If neither grab you enough, then look for something else.

The watch you ‘think’ you want isn’t always what calls to you when actually wearing.
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Old 26 January 2020, 06:11 PM   #6
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smooth bezel on oyster can dress up but does a better job at dressing down and is more sporty and casual.

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Old 26 January 2020, 06:27 PM   #7
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Go with your heart - any DJ is a beautiful watch. Forget trying to "match" it with anything. Jubilee - Oyster - Smooth - fluted - all look great. Personally I think DJs look best on the Jubilee.
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Old 27 January 2020, 12:02 AM   #8
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Try them both on - take some photos, then go away to think and decide.

If neither grab you enough, then look for something else.

The watch you ‘think’ you want isn’t always what calls to you when actually wearing.
Yup. Take your time.
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Old 27 January 2020, 12:06 AM   #9
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Old 27 January 2020, 12:46 AM   #10
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Oh, you want advice !?! I was hoping to get advice for myself because I am perpetually

A 31mm with fluted bezel is still under the radar. The skin doc I see wears a 34mm AK with fluted bezel, white roman dial, Oyster bracelet, and it does not jump out at me.

Most people will not know you spent $6,000-$8,000 on a watch. If you feel a little self-conscious in the beginning you can pair the watch with a couple of bracelets, sort of mix it in and tone it down.

Fluted is nice. Reflects sunlight across the table along it's machined facets. Jubilee has always been a favorite and may feel more comfortable in the beginning.

After you put it on, regardless of the choice, and wear it non-stop for a few days, you and your watch will feel right at home with one another. Then watch out. You'll begin thinking about the next watch.
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Old 27 January 2020, 01:38 AM   #11
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Try them both on - take some photos, then go away to think and decide.

If neither grab you enough, then look for something else.

The watch you ‘think’ you want isn’t always what calls to you when actually wearing.


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Old 27 January 2020, 01:51 AM   #12
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There are so many choices and they're all good ones.
Once you make your decision never look back and question it. Just trust your decision and love the one you picked.
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Old 27 January 2020, 04:01 AM   #13
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Go with your heart - any DJ is a beautiful watch. Forget trying to "match" it with anything. Jubilee - Oyster - Smooth - fluted - all look great. Personally I think DJs look best on the Jubilee.
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