Shopping and Watches

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  1. eeyorefanuk

    eeyorefanuk DIS Veteran

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    Firstly I admit, yes I am female and I hate shopping :rotfl::rotfl:

    My niece when I told her about going to orlando was cool can we go shopping!:scared:

    Is there anywhere you can recommend close to disney or near international drive that maybe has reduced items and/or "named" clothing?

    Also we are thinking of buying my dad a nice watch for his special birthday .... would you recommend waiting until get to america - do they have expensive watches at a reasonable price? What sort of makes??
     
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  3. Pegasus928

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    Fossil do very nice watches - and if you go to Premium Outlet they are a fraction of the cost of what they are in the UK. I know this because this is one of DW favourite places to go to when we are over there.
    One thing that they do that might be a good idea is they sell straps and faces separatley so you can buy a few of each then mix and match for different occassions. This is what DW does and I dread to think how many of each she has but it would equate into dozens of different combinations.
    If this doesn't sound like his thing they do also have traditional watches of all different sizes and colours as well as fob watches and pocket watches.
     
  4. eeyorefanuk

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    i was thinking of a kinetic or even a rollex etc. He is 65 so will be more of a "traditional" watch :goodvibes
     
  5. luke

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    Barring the exchange rate, you ain't gonna get a Rolex 'cheap' (unless you consider £1000 + cheap) I'm afraid.
    The outlets (Premium are my favourite - near ish to DTD) are a good bet, can try all the designers (Hugo Boss etc) and there may be watches.

    Mall At Millennia (nearer to Universal) will be your best bet for high end stuff, although it won't be in the same price league as the outlets :)

    :goodvibes
     
  6. eeyorefanuk

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    Sorry forgot to put :lmao::lmao::lmao::lmao: next to the rollex!!!!
     
  7. luke

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    It's not that far fetched really, you'd still
    probably make a saving on how much they are here (although maybe not as they'd be well over the limit for spendings so you'd pay tax on it) :)

    :goodvibes
     
  8. JulieSharp

    JulieSharp Joshua will always be my 'little boy'

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    I would check out Tommy Bahama range, my husband is the watch fanatic but this is a photo of a watch I bought him for his birthday last year, from their store at Pointe Orlando, they also have one at Mall At Millenia.

    It was $495, the photo doesn't do it justice really, they had others that were cheaper but all come in a fab leather presentation box. Also they are I assume hard to find in the UK so quite rare for someone in this country to own one.

    John also bought yet another watch from the Oakley discount store at Premium Outlets, but the one below is more of a classic look I think.

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    I like Fossil one's for myself as I have to have a leather strap on them, but for a gents one Tommy Bahama is in a different league to be honest, choosing between the 2 is no contest, also if you are looking for something special then again for me it's an easy decision after all you can buy a Fossil watch anywhere can't you.

    :flower3:

    NB - apparently there is a Seiko store at Premium also that have Seiko Kinetic watches at discounted prices. :yay:
     
  9. Cyrano

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    That is a nice watch Julie :)
     

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