Classic Timepieces Are Cool Again
And You’ll Find Geelong’s Best Watch Collection At Duffs Jewellers
With vintage tech becoming cool again (think record players, digital cameras and flip phones) it was only a matter of time before the classic wrist watch returned to the spotlight.
A smartwatch might do more, but it needs to be replaced every few years, whereas a traditional wristwatch, if well-cared for, will stand the test of time.
Whether you’re a fashion-forward millennial buying your first timepiece or a special gift (Father’s Day is coming up, hint-hint), or a gen-Xer or baby boomer looking to invest in a quality brand, there are several factors to think about including style, features, craftsmanship and of course, your budget.
Duffs Jewellers is the ultimate destination for watch lovers, boasting a great selection of styles from renowned brands, making it much easier to compare styles, features and price points.
For those looking for something a bit special - Duffs also stocks many limited edition and commemorative models, as well as product ranges that are not available elsewhere in Geelong.
A great example is the new range of Seiko Astron GPS solar watches. The clever Astron adjusts to the exact time every day and moves effortlessly through different time zones. It’s also great looking - but you’ll have to come in to our Pakington St, Waurn Ponds or Westfield Stores to see it in action.
Now, let’s explore our collection's diverse range of brands and look at what key features set them apart.
Casio Watches Australia - Where Classic Style Meets Innovation
Established in 1946, Casio watches have been synonymous with precision and innovation for decades. Casio offers an extensive analogue and digital collection, from sleek dress watches to versatile everyday watches, using stainless steel, leather, and resin strap options.
With a Casio watch on your wrist, you can exude style and confidence while enjoying the reliability and functionality that the brand is known for.
G-Shock Watches - Unyielding Toughness
One of Casio's standout lines is the G-Shock collection, renowned for its ruggedness and durability. Built to withstand extreme conditions, these timepieces are a favourite among outdoor and sports enthusiasts who require a watch that can withstand the harshest environments without compromising accuracy.
G-Shock watches offer many features tailored to outdoor and sports enthusiasts. They include chronograph functions, countdown timers, world time zones, compasses, altimeters, and barometers. G-Shock watches are also known for their bold and eye-catching designs. The brand's commitment to innovation is evident in its utilisation of cutting-edge solar-powered technology, ensuring you never have to worry about battery replacements.
So whether you're hiking through rugged terrains, participating in extreme sports, or simply seeking a watch that can handle the demands of everyday life, G-Shock watches offer unbeatable toughness and reliability without compromising on style.
Tissot Watches - Elegance Redefined
Tissot stands at the head of the pack when it comes to blending tradition with contemporary design. Founded in 1853, Tissot has mastered the art of watchmaking, creating timepieces that epitomise elegance, precision and sophistication.
For men, Tissot presents a collection of stylish and bold timepieces. From the Supersport Chrono collection with intricate dial details to elegant dress watches with sleek stainless steel or leather straps. The Tissot Classic Dream collection and Tissot Powermatic Collection
showcase the brand's commitment to classic design, featuring clean dials, Roman numerals, and timeless aesthetics. With Tissot, every man can find a watch that perfectly complements his style.
For women, Tissot offers a delightful selection of watches that exude femininity and grace. The Tissot T-Lady collection combines elegance with modern flair, with options ranging from delicate and dainty pieces to bold and statement-making watches. Whether you prefer a watch adorned with diamonds or a minimalistic design, Tissot has something to suit every woman's taste.
With attention to detail, superior craftsmanship, and a commitment to quality, Tissot continues redefining elegance in the watch world.
Seiko Watches - A Legacy of Excellence
Established in 1881, Seiko's rich history of craftsmanship has consistently pushed the boundaries of watchmaking, creating timepieces known for their exceptional quality, reliability, and remarkable attention to detail.
From classic designs to contemporary styles, Seiko offers both men and women a wide range of watches. Whether you prefer Seiko’s luxurious gold timepieces or their rugged sports watches, Seiko has a watch to suit your tastes. Seiko's Prospex line is particularly revered among adventurers and diving enthusiasts, with models offering impressive water resistance, robust construction, and advanced features like dive timers and luminescent dials for enhanced visibility underwater.
One of Seiko's notable achievements is the development of quartz watch technology, which revolutionised the industry. Seiko's quartz watches are known for their accuracy and reliability, offering precise timekeeping that has become a benchmark for the watch industry. Seiko also invented the world's first GPS solar watch. The new Astron adjusts at the touch of a button to any time zone, taking the energy it needs from light alone and never needs a battery change. See the Astron in-store at Duffs Jewellers.
With a Seiko watch on your wrist, you can enjoy the perfect blend of style, quality, and heritage.
Citizen Watches - Fusing Style & Technology
Citizen is a brand that combines style and technology seamlessly, delivering aesthetically pleasing and highly functional watches. Established in 1918, Citizen has established itself as a pioneer in the watch industry, renowned for its innovative advancements and commitment to environmental sustainability.
Citizen's most notable achievement is the development of Eco-Drive technology, which revolutionised how watches are powered. Eco-Drive watches harness the power of light, or artificial, to generate energy for the watch's movement. This means you never need to replace batteries, as Eco-Drive watches can run for months or even years on a single charge. This technology has made Citizen a leader in the field of solar-powered watches.
In addition to environmentally-friendly features, Citizen watches boast exceptional craftsmanship and design. They offer various styles, from elegant dress watches to sporty chronographs. Citizen's Promaster collection is particularly noteworthy for its durability and functionality. These watches are designed for adventure, with features such as water resistance, shock resistance, and specialised diving, aviation, and racing functions. The Promaster series is designed to withstand the most demanding conditions, making them a favourite among explorers and adrenaline junkies.
From sleek stainless steel models to watches with bold and unique dial designs, Citizen ensures a timepiece for every individual's preference.
Nixon Watches - Timepieces for the Modern Adventurer
When it comes to watches that embody a spirit of adventure and contemporary style, Nixon is a brand that stands out. Founded in 1997, Nixon is renowned for high-quality timepieces that cater to individuals with an active and dynamic lifestyle. So whether you're hitting the waves, exploring the mountains, or simply navigating through the urban jungle, Nixon offers a range of watches built to withstand your lifestyle's demands.
One of Nixon's standout collections is their Black series. Nixon Black watches feature a sleek, stealthy aesthetic with blacked-out dials, cases, and straps. These watches exude a sense of understated elegance, making them versatile for casual and formal occasions. The Nixon Black collection is particularly popular among those who appreciate a sophisticated and minimalist design.
Nixon watches also boast a variety of features tailored to specific activities. For example, their Regulus collection is designed for outdoor enthusiasts and military-inspired aesthetics. These watches offer rugged construction, water resistance, shock resistance, and chronograph functions, allowing you to tackle any adventure with confidence and precision.
In addition to their performance-driven features, Nixon watches incorporate premium materials such as stainless steel, ceramic, and genuine leather, ensuring durability and luxury.
Nixon watches are the perfect timepiece that complements your active lifestyle and adds a touch of adventure to your wrist.
Daniel Wellington Watches - Classic Minimalism
Established in 2011, Daniel Wellington watches are renowned for their minimalist and timeless design. These watches emphasise simplicity and elegance, featuring clean dials, slim profiles, and interchangeable straps. Whether you prefer a leather or NATO strap (a single piece of material that slips between the watch face's lugs, under the caseback, doubling back on itself, and secures by way of a buckle closure), Daniel Wellington watches offer versatility and sophistication. These watches are perfect for those who appreciate a classic yet contemporary timepiece.
The simplicity of Daniel Wellington watches makes them versatile and suitable for formal and casual settings. Whether you're attending a business meeting or enjoying a weekend getaway, these watches effortlessly blend classic elegance with contemporary style.
Duffs Jewellers Geelong offers an extensive collection of watches, with each brand bringing its unique style, features, and craftsmanship. Whether you're seeking a rugged sports watch, an everyday watch, an elegant dress watch, or a minimalist timepiece, we have the perfect watch to complement your style and meet your needs.