The Armani brand is a formidable brand…in the world of fashion. However, in the lands of TAG Heuer, Cartier, and Rolex, Armani’s watch collection still needs a lot of time to, well, age. This is not a judgment against Armani watches’ quality-they are fine specimens of high quality high precision European watchmaking craftsmanship. Instead, one should focus on the fact that Armani is a relatively recent brand and still has a few more product cycles to go to show its bona fides. Still, the Armani brand goes a long way and it definitely helps its time pieces make a good first impression. Only time will tell if the prestige, brand power, and exclusivity of the Giorgio Armani apparel brand can lends its full force and power to its timepiece counterparts.
AR2434 First Look & Overview
In terms of making sure the common design points of luxury sports watches are covered, the Emporio Armani Classic Chronograph Men’s Watch AR2434 surely takes care of business. It acquits itself well. It definitely does a decent rendition of the luxury sports watch feature list. Multiple chronographs? Check. Polished look? Check. ‘Active’ aura? Check. Unfortunately for people hoping that the Armani watch brand becomes a truly luxury brand, the Emporio Armani Classic Chronograph Men’s Watch AR2434 doesn’t fully work because it comes with a quartz movement. Fans of Armani would point out that this model makes the Armani time piece brand accessible. Regardless of which camp you fall in, one thing is clear: Giorgio Armani has a very sleek, well-designed timepiece with the Emporio Armani Classic Chronograph Men’s Watch AR2434. This is one watch that truly deserves the Emporio Armani imprint.
Watch Style: Sporty luxury
This Emporio Armani watch definitely reeks of elegance but it is tempered with a sporty look. Far from looking awkward, its polished look and sleek overall design works. Any doubts about its luxury status are directly and firmly met head on by the Emporio Armani eagle imprint on its face.
AR2434 Movement Type: Quartz
On the plus side, by going with a quartz movement, the Emporio Armani Classic Chronograph Men’s Watch AR2434 is accessible to a wider range of people. Thanks to is less expensive movement mechanism, this watch can be bought by a wide range of watch connoisseurs who would like to strap on a time piece marked by one of the most recognized names in men’s high fashion.
Special Features: Chronometer
The Emporio Armani Classic Chronograph Men’s Watch AR2434 multiple chronometer expressly establishes this watch as a sporty luxury watch. It is sporty enough for many different indoor and outdoor contexts.
Versatile. Sleek. Accessible. The Emporio Armani Classic Chronograph Men’s Watch AR2434 embodies many of the values that made the Armani imprint so legendary in the world of fashion apparel. If you are looking for a time piece that is affordable yet elegant, sleek, and comes off as a great piece of craftsmanship, you can’t go wrong with this watch. It isn’t for everyone and it might not meet the stringent standards of true luxury watches but it definitely puts up a good fight.