On a skinny wrist what is the correct watch size?

16cm wrist in question wrist , what size and type of watches suit a skinny wrist ?

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That's 6.3" in freedom units. The answer is 34mm, regardless of the question.

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This guys wrist looks small!! The Musk MR2129. It's 90mm and 1.5 lbs of "WhatTheFuckIsThat". 

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Not to be that person, but the answer is very subjective. How somebody wears a watch is a choice, so I don't personally think there is a "correct" way. Someone with a 6" wrist could rock a Bulova Precisionist as a choice the same way someone with an 8" wrist could get really into sub-34mm military watches. It's about what you want to say. How it makes you feel. That's my take at least. 

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36-39mm...

I have the same wrist size, and am debating between (obsessing over?) the 36mm Acer Red and 39mm Hunter Green versions of the Christopher Ward Sealander. So I guess the answer is... go with either?

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Depends on the watch type.

Dress watch: 31-35mm, maybe 36 or 37 depending on the case shape.

Sporty watches with a smooth bezel: 35-38mm is ideal.

Sporty watches with a large/rotating bezel: 36-40mm (heck, feel free to go up to 42mm if you don’t mind wearing something larger)

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AllTheWatches
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Can’t un-see that!

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AllTheWatches
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Looks like a medieval mace weapon that you wear :)

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30-37 - no bigger!

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For me it’s about ‘wrist overhang’. Visually, I want the watch (incl. lugs) to stay on wrist and not protrude. Properly sized bracelets or better strap options can help with this but ultimately size is the factor. Based on your wrist size I would expect 34-36mm to be your sweet spot and 34mm to be ideal. 

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DixonSteele

For me it’s about ‘wrist overhang’. Visually, I want the watch (incl. lugs) to stay on wrist and not protrude. Properly sized bracelets or better strap options can help with this but ultimately size is the factor. Based on your wrist size I would expect 34-36mm to be your sweet spot and 34mm to be ideal. 

Thanks Dixon , i do like 36mm up to 40 absolute max if the lug to lug isn’t creating an overhang: agree . I do own a 34 mm dress watch on a deployment strap and yes it is elegant 

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OscarKlosoff

That's 6.3" in freedom units. The answer is 34mm, regardless of the question.

Love the freedom units :) At 61 I was one of the last Aussies age wise to be bought up and taught the imperial system before having to learn the ancient Egyptian measurement standard stolen by the French ( lol ) . Libertarian to the end . 

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I think it really depends on you.

I’m 16,5 cm / 6,5” give or take and I have mostly 40mm cases. 

My wrists are flat and the right indicator for me is lug-to-lug around 48mm.

Width doesn’t determine as much I believe, unless you have a big pointy crown.

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You've got the wrong villains, Mr Bond - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

You didn't mention if you have pecs or a six pack.. If you have those no one will look at your wrist. 

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MichaelBayer

36-39mm...

I have the same wrist size, and am debating between (obsessing over?) the 36mm Acer Red and 39mm Hunter Green versions of the Christopher Ward Sealander. So I guess the answer is... go with either?

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Try both on and you will want both :)