It’s no secret that I’m an extremely busy person. Fitting in a workout at the gym, running Men’s Style Pro, trekking through Philly finding style inspiration or suiting up for meetings – I’m always on the go and tethered to my gadgets to keep me organized. One gadget/accessory I always have on my person is a watch. As the tech & fashion worlds merge, watches have gotten smarter and more a part of our style DNA, especially mine.
As much as I become accustom to checking my phone for notifications about calls, email & texts – having a more discreet and stylish way to update myself is ideal. Introducing the Movado Bold Motion, Engineered by HP.
Working in the fashion industry, my personal style is reflected in the things that I wear. Not wanting to sacrifice style for functional – the Movado Bold Motion might be one of the few timepieces that can match my multi-faceted style.
Let’s see if the Movado Bold Motion can keep up with my ever changing style needs.
No part of my day is ever consistent. With a jammed packed schedule, I typically run around from day to night. More often than not, I set daily fitness step goals to make sure I’m not sitting at my desk all day curating content – which I check via the Movado Bold iOs app. When getting out of the house and hitting the gym, I’d prefer to wear one watch throughout the day, so it should be able to take a beating if needed & be minimal enough to transition from outfit-to-outfit. Thanks to the K1 crystal face, shattering my watch isn’t a fear.
From a fitness prospective, the Movado Bold Motion’s silicone watch strap is comfortable and discreet. If I break a sweat while wearing it, I can just wipe it clean (big plus)! There’s also a great sense of satisfaction when the teal LED indicators all flash – letting me know I’ve crushed my step goal (it’s the little victories!).
Stainless Steel Bold Motion Smartwatch – Movado | V7000 Weave Black & White Sneakers – Diadora | Leather Jacket – Topman | Sulphur 7” Tornado Running Shorts – Rhone | Urban Green Tao Half-Zip Running Hoodie – Rhone | Element Tee – Rhone | Running Tights – H&M
The Streetwear Midday City Search
At least twice a week, I run around Philly looking for style inspiration. Anything from street style to architecture, I try to spend a few hours a week taking in the sites. If possible I forego my suited style and dig into my street/sportswear vibe. Tailored joggers and leather sneakers are a must, but refining my look with a plaid topcoat and surprisingly sleek Movado Bold Motion watch is a priority for me. Aesthetically, this watch bridges tailored style, sportswear & technology. While I was shooting this look, someone on the street stopped and asked me about the watch because they liked the way the teal LED indicator & silicone watch strap was reminiscent of an athletic watch, but much sleeker. Of course, I completely agreed and was happy about my watch choice for that day.
Stainless Steel Bold Motion Smartwatch – Movado | Custom Carraway Rucksack – Ampersand and Goods Co | Mid Top Sneakers – Axel Arigato | Plaid Cashmere & Wool Topcoat – Uniqlo | Custom Sunglasses – Lookmatic | Grey Tailored Joggers – Nike
Pre Meeting Power Suiting
Suiting up for a meeting is almost an everyday occurrence during the week. I’ve set up the Movado Bold Motion, Engineered by HP smartwatch with notifications for my calendar (text & calls too). That means when a meeting is approaching, I’ll get a buzz and light display on my watch letting me know I should check my calendar. Why is this important? I try as much as possible to keep my phone away while I’m walking around. Living in the moment is cool and having the freedom to do so because of my watch is even better.
Why The Movado Bold Motion, Engineered by HP smartwatch works with a suit
- The stainless steel case with PVD black bezel is reminiscent of a sleek formal watch.
- In classic Movado style, the round black watch face is minimal.
- It truly looks like an analog watch. There aren’t any computer-like displays that distract you from your day.
Stainless Steel Bold Motion Smartwatch – Movado | Custom Blue Chalk Stripe Flannel Suit & Contrast Collar Shirt – Oliver Wicks | Dark Floral Pocket Square – Commonwealth Proper | Burston Bordeaux Loafer – Crosby Square | Grey Wool Cable Knit Tie – The Tie Bar | Leather Accessories Traveler – hook+Albert
This feature is sponsored by HP & Movado with all opinions being my own.
Photography: Marina T. Peele
Founder & Creative Director of Men's Style Pro, Sabir has a deep passion for menswear and all things manly. Selected as one of the "5 Best Dressed Men In America" by Esquire Magazine in 2010 & as #GQFall 2013 Best Dressed Man. As of 2014, Sabir serves as a freelance brand ambassador & executive stylist for GQ Magazine & GQ Report. Outside of that partnership, Sabir serves as an independent brand consultant as well. Reach me directly at SABIR@MENSSTYLEPRO.COM