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Calvin Klein - one of the most prominent brand names in the world of fashion. All cK watches feature modern, fashionable, stylish and bold designs, as well as genuine swiss movements.

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A History of Calvin Klein

The story of Calvin Klein is truly captivating, and it's one of many examples of a person starting with absolutely nothing and building up an impressive empire through hard work, dedication and raw talent. Calvin Klein knew, at a very early age, that he wanted to be a fashion designer. He grew up in the Bronx, a New York City borough, and attended the Fashion Institute of Technology; he graduated in 1963. The ambitious Klein quickly decided to launch his own fashion company. A childhood friend, Barry Schwartz, loaned him $10,000 to get things off the ground.

Fortune struck soon thereafter when a lucky coincidence helped give Calvin Klein his first break. A top executive from Bonwit Teller, a hugely popular department store at the time, accidentally stumbled into Klein's showroom one afternoon. Instead of making a quick exit, the executive took a closer look. He was instantly impressed with what he saw and invited Klein to pay a visit to show his designs. That visit resulted in a $50,000 order from Bonwit Teller. In turn, Klein's designs were showcased in the store's Fifth Avenue storefront and shown in full-page ads in the New York Times.

Needless to say, this amazing exposure working wonders for Calvin Klein's fortunes. Suddenly, his one-man operation was transformed into an overnight sensation. Within its first year, the company - which focused on women's fashion - made a jaw-dropped $1 million in sales. By 1971, Calvin Klein was making more than $5 million in sales. This upward trend continued unabated. In 1976, Calvin Klein raked in $40 million; in 1977, the clothier earned an incredible $90 million in sales. Calvin Klein was officially on the map in a big way.

Calvin Klein started producing men's clothes in 1978; the company also unveiled its first fragrances that same year. The following year, Calvin Klein's jeans gained the brand even more exposure, especially due to the titillating ads that were used to promote them. The 1980s were, arguably, the heyday of Calvin Klein. This is the decade when the brand's first watches came out, too, and it's when the enduring fragrance called Obsession was first released. It seemed as if Calvin Klein couldn't be stopped; whether you were looking for a stylish pair of jeans or a sleek, sexy watch, Calvin Klein was the label of choice.

The nineties weren't particularly favourable for Calvin Klein; the company struggled during the early part of that decade with slumping sales and uninspired pieces. Fortunately, things turned around near the end of the 90's and Calvin Klein enjoyed a resurgence in popularity. Since 2000, Calvin Klein has enjoyed a steady level of popularity; Calvin Klein watches are among their most popular items. To this very day, Calvin Klein watches display the ingenuity, top-notch craftsmanship and elegant look that has made the brand such a success since its inception. Without a doubt, people around the world can expect to see more great things from Calvin Klein in the future.

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Mens Calvin Klein Steadfast Watch K8S211C1

Ladies Calvin Klein Seamless Size Small Watch K8C2S616

Calvin Klein Highlights:

 2 year guarantee
 Prices around £230 (From £104 to £1709)
 Swiss made quality
 High specification fashion watches

Recently Reviewed Calvin Klein Watches

Unisex Calvin Klein Future Watch K5C21UM6
Reviewed on 17th August 2017
Reviewed by Mikey
I recently purchased this watch and it really is sleek and stunning. Good quality and very fashionable ... then display is very easy to read
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Mens Calvin Klein Formality Chronograph Watch K4M276C3
Reviewed on 25th April 2017
Reviewed by Sophie
Looks trendy, beautiful and elegant without being too flashy so can wear for everyday use and looks stunning when smartly dressed for special occasions. Bought for my other half for his bday. Was looking for a fashionable take on a classic watch so went for rose gold. He loves it! Jokingly surprised him well th a kids dinosaur watch before pulling this one out. He tried on both gleefully!

(reviewed 1 time)
Ladies Calvin Klein Light Medium Bangle Watch K6L2M116
Reviewed on 14th April 2017
Reviewed by Slav
Great watch. Fantastic customer service. Highly recommendet
(reviewed 1 time)
Mens Calvin Klein Refine Watch K4P21146
Reviewed on 9th April 2017
Reviewed by Alice Chiwara
I really love the watch, I bought it for myself as a treat for my birthday, last month.
(reviewed 1 time)
Mens Calvin Klein Basic Chronograph Watch K2A27920
Reviewed on 3rd April 2017
Reviewed by Jim Carpenter
Lovely watch
(reviewed 1 time)
Ladies Calvin Klein Air Small Bangle Watch K1N23120
Reviewed on 31st March 2017
Reviewed by Ricky Roberts
Nice product, quick delivery.

(reviewed 1 time)
Mens Calvin Klein City Watch K2G211WL
Reviewed on 27th March 2017
Reviewed by mustafa
The watch was delivered promptly and came in excellent condition.
(reviewed 2 times)
Mens Calvin Klein New Bold Watch K5A31141
Reviewed on 15th March 2017
Reviewed by Elliot Fielding
I great watch.Came fast and looks very nice.
(reviewed 1 time)
Unisex Calvin Klein Minimal 35mm Watch K3M2212Z
Reviewed on 23rd February 2017
Reviewed by Ash
Excellent all round experience. Product dispatched as promised, product arrived well packaged and in great condition. Recipient very pleased with watch. Would highly reccommend watchshop to anybody.

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Mens Calvin Klein Time Watch K4N23146
Reviewed on 19th February 2017
Reviewed by Sma9
I bought this watch for my son for his 18th birthday - it was jointly chosen with him. He is really pleased with it and as a previous non-watch wearer because he uses his phone - dont they all! he wears it all the time! It has a fine silver strap and a clear, simple, unfussy face - there is a bigger face version of this watch, which I think would suit a larger person. This watch looks modern, classic and befitting his age now and, Im sure, for years to come. Delighted
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