GIVEAWAY: Egard Shade Black Automatic Watch

GIVEAWAY: Egard Shade Black Automatic Watch

GIVEAWAY: Egard Shade Black Automatic Watch   watch giveaways

This month on aBlogtoWatch you have an opportunity to win a limited edition (of just 50 pieces) Shade Black automatic watch by Egard. The brand is a father and son team who work out of Los Angeles and Toronto. The Shade Black is meant to be a contemporary dress watch, offering a unique take on classic themes. Though Egard does suggest the Shade Black "can be worn with just about anything."

At 43mm wide, the steel case is in PVD black and contains a skeletonized Japanese Miyota automatic movement (a caliber 8N24). Some of the movement can be viewed through an open window on the dial, and more of it via the sapphire crystal case back window on the rear of the watch. The Shade Black is water resistant to 200 meters (pretty good for a causal watch), and comes on a black leather strap with deployant clasp. Retail price for the limited edition of 50 pieces Egard Shade Black is $1,295 and you can enter for a chance to win one below. egardwatches.com

To Enter You Must:

1. Comment on this post below (on aBlogtoWatch.com, not Facebook or elsewhere you might see this article) before the giveaway is over with your valid e-mail address where required (if you've signed up for the commenting system before, your e-mail should already be in there). In the body of your comment mention some of your favorite dress (formal, for office attire, etc...) brands and/or styles.

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3. Wait until the giveaway is over on October 31, 2013 for the winner to be chosen at random.

A couple of basic rules. You can only enter once. You must comment with a valid e-mail address where you can be reached. Your comment must be confirmed and approved. You must complete the objectives to be considered. You are responsible for providing your contact shipping information if you are chosen. Shipping restrictions to non-US entrants may apply based on sponsor's policies. Giveaway watch selection based on sponsor's inventory and watch availability. All comments made after the end of the giveaway period will not be considered. If you are chosen as a winner, you then have 24 hours to ensure receipt of your full shipping information or an alternative winner will be chosen. For the full terms and conditions, please click here.

Good luck, and thanks to Egard Watches, the sponsor of the Shade Black watch giveaway here at aBlogtoWatch!

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648 comments
mikarvey
mikarvey

This is a very original design for the Egard Shade Black, especially the contrast between the Roman numerals and the ultra modern dial. I like it as a dress watch, perhaps a bit too classy for jeans. My favorite dress watches are my Rolex Cellini in white gold, and my Baume & Mercier "doctor's chrono."

dkinsf
dkinsf

Really nice looking watch.  I like the dash of color on the black background.  I don't have to dress up for work anymore.  Mostly I can wear my favorite jeans and sometimes sweatshrts, but I can see myself wearing this with a shirt and tie.  


Scoottss
Scoottss

Awesum watch...can be used as both casual and dress watch...Already a prod owner of Egard William Shatner passage...love to own this one two!!!


Gavart
Gavart

i love the blend of simplicity and complexity in this watch

crlt
crlt

who is the lucky one? :-)

jopez
jopez

Nice casual, classy style

My favorite brand: Victorinox

JauneOrange
JauneOrange

Casual at the office and tshirt/jeans on the weekend.

MaxM
MaxM

My favorite dress brand/style:  Longines Heritage Twenty-Four Hours  ;-)

The Shade Black is interesting, nice color design.


Ginafleury
Ginafleury

I like the Timex ironman indiglo watches for work

billjones270
billjones270

I have a citizen dress watch. It's nice to not have to worry about the battery going down

SkiBumGolfer
SkiBumGolfer

As far as dress watches are concerned I usually like to keep it simple.  Tissot Le Locle and the smaller Seiko dress watches on steel come to mind.  I'll never have the cash, but the Patek Phillippe Calatrava is the act for everyone to follow.  I also really love the JS Watch Co. 101 - such a classic looking piece, and it's got the unique Icelandic heritage to go along with it, plus I can actually afford it!

nvanecko
nvanecko

Love the classics especially the dress watch. However, it needs to be able to take some constant wear.

Bohannon
Bohannon

I have been rolling my Tissot Visodate (white dial) for a while now, since I am always leaning towards the "classic" style. I wear my Visodate to school, family events, and when I am just chilling at home. Next time I`ll buy a new timepiece it will definitly be with a black dial! Perhaps you`ll give me this one as a pre-christmas present? ;) Anyways, great job on finding such beautiful timepieces!

Meffner13
Meffner13

Never been much of a dress watch type but I do like the look of this Egard.  Years and years ago I had a very nice Movado Museum that I wore for dress, and now I'd love to have a Grand Seiko, or an A. Lange & Söhne

AlexStephens
AlexStephens

I like simple classic style watch with my regular night out 

ariellechiu
ariellechiu

I like boyfriend style chunky watches that make a statement! cac25@sfu.ca 


j_dog_123
j_dog_123

Smooth understated watches. Or something a bit different and alternative. Anything nice and well built really.

jen s.
jen s.

For clothing, some of my fave brands are tahari and kenneth cole.  Lululemon is tops for comfy, casual wear.  i like kate spade purses and, for watches, i have to say that anne klein has always served me well - nice designs at affordable prices.  thnks!

wristwatchdude
wristwatchdude

I like what Egard did with this particular model. Generally, I like my watches to be a nice mix of dressy and casual, a category that perhaps can be called a 'gentleman's watch' - tough enough to take a knock or get wet yet elegant enough to look sophisticated when worn with a suit & tie. Some watches in this category are made by Rolex, Omega, JLC, Zenith, etc.  but also some of the (Grand)Seiko's would fit that category.

scoobs24
scoobs24

swatch casio my favourites

MaeganMorin
MaeganMorin

My favorite watch brand is Whitnauer. :D

lokeshbidhan
lokeshbidhan

AP for dress watch; Rolex for office /  casual

T2TheB
T2TheB

Cool watch design and definitely not boring.  I checked out their website and personally, I think the design is better executed on the blue version.  When I see the black one, I feel constantly reminded of the saying, "less is more."   Whereas the blue version venerates its name with its sublime implementation of shades of blue and  its matte dial cross-bar thing that nicely complements the vertically textured dial which offers thus more shades of blue.  

 The black version seems to be more a foil to highlight the contrasts that appear all over the watch's face, indeed a totally different theme than the Shade Blue embodies.  The black bridge thing contrasts with the glimmering texture of the dial background.  The red and yellow elements -- primary colors both -- contrasting yet again, and then the golden colored movement peeking through giving one more contrast on the watch face.  I suspect any one of those statements would have been enough.    I would like the black one far better with a black or silver movement showing through, or perhaps echoing the matte approach of the Shade Blue's facial components.  There're just too many tonal things going on with the black one  Is it wearable?  Yes, but not nearly so easily as its blue sibling.

Their Adoro model is also quite appealing, but I'd still pick the blue Shade Blue over it, mostly because I'm not keen on plated anything.  I fear it'll wear off eventually.

 

ghicken
ghicken

I wear clothes from Boscovs, Macys or JCPenney and have so all of my life. I've shopped at Mens Wearhouse too. I've been complemented more for my watches than my clothes.

toddvb71
toddvb71

Baume & Mercie for dress

books45
books45

For dress watches I like simple faces with plain, leather bands, or ones that color coordinate with wardrobe.  Baby G, while not pricey, is good for color coordination.

taramuh
taramuh

This watch looks fantastic and I'd love to have one,no second thought abouty it.It simly gorgeous! I choose quartz watches for my everyday office attire since they are more durable,or so I think, for my everyday office activities.Though,I do love mechanical watches to wear at the times of pleasure,or for going out.So for the short list: Brera Supersportivo or Pansar Supercharged Racing edition for the office,and Lum-Tec V1 Limited or SevenFriday P2 for going out.

Patmore83
Patmore83

My favourite officer watch is the Victorinox. As for a dress watch, there are so many that i love the look of, like the Hamilton Intramatic, Christopher Ward and Frederique Constant. But i just received a Stowa Antea 41 for my 30th Birthday present, so i am pretty content at the moment.

mktcrasher
mktcrasher

I really like the IWC Portugese family in terms of dress watches.  Some classic touches on display with them.  

Bhodisatva
Bhodisatva

I would really love to win this fantastic watch; is everything I desire a wristwatch to be….so elegantly dressing for any distinct occasion

FalconerInd
FalconerInd

I ve been a loyal Doc Martens customer for the last 20 years, got 1 pair of 'Industrial' for work (the steel toe one), one 3 holes for formal occasions and a pair of DM sneakers for casual. Of course paired with either my trusty G-shock for work or a dressy citizen that i bought with my first ever salary.

Pretty please i wont probably be able to afford a new watch this Christmas (kid comes first) so that would be a nice surprise. 

JohnFitzgibbons
JohnFitzgibbons

That is one seriously beautiful looking watch. I hope I win so bad! Keep up the good work with the reviews!

faristr
faristr

For presentations and ceremonies, the Rolex Datejust is my favourite. Nothing is so simple yet so exquisite. A very close second would be the Longines Master Collection with a brown Alligator strap!

The Egard Shade Black would quite easily sits on one of the top watches on my wish list.

EricHK
EricHK

That is a beautiful watch! Love me some custom made suits. Used to be a fan of cufflinks but now I prefer regular cuffs that do not need them. 

giosdad
giosdad

I like this watch for a contemporary take on a dress watch, especailly at 43mm. My favorite shirts are custom / tailored fit Ralph Lauren shirts, flat front slacks and Allen Edmonds shoes. They usually pair with a Rolex Milgauss or Panerai 000.

thelostviking
thelostviking

Great watch, I think this watch will make office life more joyful.

Thanks to ABTW for the chance to win this timepiece

JauneOrange
JauneOrange

I dress formal at the office (without a tie) and very casual on the week-end (preferably, short pants and tshirt.

EJAesch
EJAesch

Great watch!  The little pops of color and the see-thru back..... SEXY!  This would wear well with one of my favorite brands, INC by Macy's.

jozz
jozz

I love the watch's mystery look and it suits better for most formal attires to formal occasions. My favorite would be those from ZARA. 

billierocks
billierocks

As with all of my favorite things, I think it should go well with any attire or situation. Although having one particular something for one particular occasion is nice the best things are good all the time.

mgluck
mgluck

I'm partial to Orient's more dressy watches...

TheBigOldDog
TheBigOldDog

absolutely gorgeous. Thank you for the chance to own one 

Dreadnought
Dreadnought

Once again, the post is highly descriptive in few words on the limited edition Shade Black automatic watch by Egard. Some of my favorite dress is Hickey Freeman and Joseph A. Bank suits and business attire, Cole Hahn and Allen Edmond shoes, Citizen, Breitling, Omega, and Casio watches. I also wear Costco's Kirkland brand dress shirts more often now, although some of the Jos A Bank shirts have been the best fitting and most comfortable (better than Brooks Brothers); back to the Kirkland shirts -- because they get trashed quickly in my work environment. I hope that answers the question -- styles are classics and fit and function for the situation -- formal for formal occasion, athletic for informal; business for business (we have a more business casual rule in my work area). but we have to have the suit and tie ready when we have to brief the pachyderms. Keen and Merrill, Performance Bike cycling clothing. Fuji, Trek, and Cannondale bikes. Thank you for the opportunity to comment and peace be to you.

pb03elcid
pb03elcid

Rolex and Omega on the higher end, Oris and Christopher Ward on the lower, more affordable end.  I'm really digging this Egard though!

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