An interesting article written in the WSJ that documents watch etiquette and touches on the progression of watch wearing in the workplace. There is an unsaid rule of sorts, that says that you shouldn't wear a watch nicer than your boss. However, in the modern world of smart watches do people really pay attention to what is on your wrist?
Watches are often seen as a status symbol; however, much of it goes unnoticed in the more casual tech environment:
In January, he purchased a Rolex and braced for snipes from his Apple Watch- and Casio-wearing co-workers, but so far no one has even acknowledged the pricey timepiece.
Do you believe in the idea that you shouldn't wear a watch nicer than your boss's? Is there more of an emphasis or an acknowledgement of what is on your wrist depending on what industry you are in?