Is a rolex submariner flashy?

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  1. #1 May 21, 2016
    Last edited: May 21, 2016
    I don't post here often, but would like some opinions from the ladies. I purchased a sub a year ago, and I wonder if it looks too flashy? My sister says it doesn't and that she doesn't like the bezel on the watch.

    Personally, I do love the watch and it's design but I don't want to walk around looking like a "douche" with it around my wrist blinging around. Most people say it doesn't look flashy, and some say the bracelet is a bit.

    What do you guys think? I'd like to stay under the radar, but love wearing a solid watch that would last me a lifetime.

    I tried posting on reddit, and the vast majority said they don't care for a man's watch. Just trying to boost my image.

    *edit - I'm thinking about selling it and getting something else (IWC Pilot, Rolex Oyster Perpetual or something else)
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  3. nope, I don't find it flashy at all. It's a nice looking stainless steel watch. To me, the submariner can be worn as a daily beater. I know it is a rolex, but just like most luxe purses, only people who know the brand will recognize it as as such.
  4. Thanks
  5. I love the sub. And i dont think it is flashy at all. It is a great everyday watch. Enjoy your sub.
  6. +1
  7. I love it too, am saving up for one now. Good casual watch. I used to have one, sold it, sorry I did!
  8. A sub is the most recognizable sports watch on the planet, but it isn't flashy.
  9. The design itself isn't flashy. But its ability to be easily recognized by the luxury cognoscenti can make it an object of ostentation IMO.
  10. Wear your sub and enjoy it!

    My sub (two tone bluesy) is my daily wearer to work (I work in a lab). I consider it my trademark piece. Sometimes I dress it down by putting it on a Nato strap, and I have several to match my moods. A black sub looks outstanding on a Nato.

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  11. I don't think it's flashy at all. My husband has one and I find it to be too big for me. But if you like the way it looks and works for your lifestyle, I don't think you should be concerned about it being flashy. Good luck with your decision!

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  12. Not flashy
    Sporty chic I must say
  13. I'm not sure if the sub really fits my lifestyle. I don't really see myself as successful but more of an average person. I don't finance the rolex, but i'm definetely not a heavy hitter.
  14. I think that's about as un-flashy as a Rolex gets.
  15. +1