I absolutely love this watch

Feb 08, 2020,12:24 PM

So original and different 

But I adore the case and dial

I went to ginotti today and tried Gino’s own elegante, liked it and it felt absolutely 100% comfortable on the wrist!

Unfortunately I seem to have a huge problem with the movement... being quartz
I would ever have thought about buying an expensive real high end brand with a quartz inside
( Same reason why I have a problem with a grand seiko spring drive)

But let’s stick with the journe elegante... what do you think about it?
And would you mind buying a quartz?

This message has been edited by ChristianDK on 2020-02-10 13:19:32

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I understand your concerns

 By: sham1 : February 8th, 2020-12:28
and I too would not usually buy a quartz watch but I just bought the exact same Elegante ten days ago! It is too gorgeous looking a watch to dismiss! ...  


 By: Bruno.M1 : February 8th, 2020-12:34
I hope not everyone will answer this way or it will cost me money I’m afraid 😂

My friend

 By: sham1 : February 8th, 2020-12:46
believe me it is money well spent as the watch will provide you with much more pleasure for the money you spent on it.

Don’t hesitate and spent spent spent

 By: Maltie : February 8th, 2020-12:43
The Elegante is TOP ...  

Unfortunately, it's very nice!

 By: Spangles - Mr. Tabby : February 8th, 2020-12:50
Look out, wallet!


 By: Bruno.M1 : February 8th, 2020-13:23
My complaint is that a quartz has no soul... AND that it is too cheap for an expensive watch I don’t like a 300 euro movement in a 10-20-30 K watch But.... if you think about it? How much would one Rolex movement cost? I bet it no more than 300 or 400 eur... 

Exactly my friend

 By: JTCL : February 8th, 2020-23:42
I also think by this logic that one shouldn't just judge the elegante by the movement. As a package, from the unique FPJ design to the usability of the watch to the beauty of the case, I strongly think it is much more than the sum of its parts. Plus, one ... 

Seriously Beautiful Watch —

 By: orahu : February 8th, 2020-15:22
I am looking forward to trying one on the next time I am in NYC.

I had the same apprehension

 By: NML77 : February 8th, 2020-17:18
but am so happy that I got over it. I really enjoy my elegante. It’s an amazing watch!

Wait... my Elegante is a quartz?! 🤪

 By: cmmnsens : February 9th, 2020-06:33
the sense of occasion when it sets the time after hibernation, and the pleasure I get wearing it makes the quartz thing irrelevant. In fact that’s part of its appeal to me and what makes the Elegante so unique. A unique and interesting backstory. I have a... 

I have no problem with quartz . It looks nice, but I ...

 By: Ronald Held : February 9th, 2020-12:45
Am reluctant to pay that much for a non thermocompensated movement. Plus I prefer numbers aligned not in a radial pattern

“ Non thermocompensated movement”?

 By: ChristianDK : February 10th, 2020-13:21
Please tell me more?

I think every elegance owner had the same struggle

 By: Tlph : February 10th, 2020-18:38
Before you actually put one on! As the above mentioned - the innovation, years of development and the function of being a daily watch totally make me forget it’s a quartz. I mean - the sense of pleasure it gives you already outweigh the fact that you need... 

I'm not quite there, but I did buy one for my wife :)

 By: IndieFan : February 10th, 2020-20:41
I love the concept but I find I don't have enough days in the week to wear my current collection so I don't see myself buying an Elegante for me to wear. That said, I bought a diamond bezel version for my wife and she absolutely loves it... she's not into... 

I've had one for a while now

 By: batholith : February 11th, 2020-00:21
and love it. Great daily wear watch. But then I have no issues with quartz especially not one that is so nicely crafted.