I've had this Brooks Brothers watch for about 2 years now and it is definitely a staple in my wardrobe.I think that a ribbon watch is a "prep essential". Whether you choose Timex or Patek Philippe, there is a ribbon watch for any gender, price range or age!
Plus, half of the fun is picking out and collecting fun bands to choose from. Brooks Brothers has some fun ones, but I love the band that Country Squire Haberdashery sent me... it's reversible! Eliza B. also has some really fun designs.
Do you have a classic grosgrain watch? Where do you find your bands? I'm always looking to expand my collection!!! Have a fabulous day!