Do you prefer a shape? Squared, round, ovale, tonneau?
Well, I just spent some time browsing timezone (thanks drizzt) and it turns out I do have a pretty definite preference for something round, with silver-toned case and a white- or cream-colored face, neither effeminate nor overly chunky, and without that cluttered "tech overload" look you get with too many numbers and sub-dials (a couple is fine). Â My taste is sort of Baroque, so I'm less impressed with overtly modern styles that evoke military aviation, race-car tachometers, or 007-esque gizmo-philia. Â Whatever I get must have numerals for the 12 hours (which many I saw didn't), and ideally won't
have a full paragraph of chest-thumping prose like "OFFICIAL CERTIMAFIED CHRONOMOMETER WITH 69 KILOJEWEL AUTOMAGIC MOVEMENT / Rufus Arglebargle III et Cie. Watch-Makers est. 1908" emblazoned on the face. Â