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A Watch Collector’s Story

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A Watch Lover From An Early Age Have you ever had that feeling where you believed in something so much that when others said, “just wait, it’ll happen” or “patience is a virtue,” it made you feel like they were completely in the dark? Welcome to the life of a 6th grader in 1995 when the new Timex Ironman Triathlon Datalink landed and was going to revolutionize the way this student would ace science class! My parents and I argued for months about why I needed a $100 watch and what value this would bring over my trusty paper and pencil. Ultimately, my dad conceded after months of pestering, but he shared in my zest of technology and recognized I would use this watch to its max potential. The ... [Read More]

The Dads of Reis-Nichols Tell All

Father's Day Picks Reis-Nichols Dads
Looking for a gift for dad? Our seasoned experts can help you out—especially those who know a thing or two about fatherhood. Below, we asked some dads here at Reis-Nichols a few questions about their kids, plus they show us what items they’re currently dreaming about. Tim Anderson – Sales Manager Q. How many kids do you have? A. I have 4 kids, 3 boys and 1 girl (ages 15, 13, 10, 6) Q. Favorite part of being a dad? A. My favorite part of being a dad is watching my children grow as individuals and surprising me with what they are capable of. Also, never having to “mature” out of fun things you do as a kid! Q. Funniest dad moment? A. Kids sometimes make no sense and it makes you laugh! I ... [Read More]

The Wristwatch: A Timeless Gift

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Working in the retail watch industry for nearly three decades, we asked Paul White to explain why he thinks a wristwatch is a perfect gift for grads and dads, alike. He was the Watch Director here at Reis-Nichols from 1991-2007. Paul is originally from New York City and received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Indiana State University. A frequent contributor to industry publications Paul is a passionate film buff, home cook, and reader. A former sports and news talk host at Indianapolis’ WIBC Paul and his wife Carolyn are happily retired in Phoenix, Arizona, love to travel and visit their children and grandchildren. It all started with a Tudor. I was seventeen and graduating ... [Read More]

Reopening Safety Precautions

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We are excited to announce that both of our locations are now open! We are thrilled to welcome you back and want you to know that the health and safety of our customers and employees is always our primary concern. Below is a list of things that we are doing to ensure a safe shopping experience during the reopening process. For those customers that prefer to continue to shop from home, it is our pleasure to continue to offer virtual shopping appointments, curbside pickup, and repair drop-off. As always, you can shop 24/7 on our website and enjoy free shipping and returns.  Current store hours: Monday-Friday, 10:00 am-6:00 pm; Saturday, 10:00 am-5:00 pm •  Every associate is required to have their ... [Read More]

David Yurman: The Perfect Gift For Graduation

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About the Author It's graduation season! Merchandising Coordinator, Anna Brookie, provides insight on gifts for grads and explains why David Yurman is an ideal graduation gift.     Gifts for Graduation Spring is an evocative time for many of us. It marks the end of the frigid winter and makes way for sunshine and greenery to peek through, although somebody really needs to tell Indiana that it’s supposed to get warm and stay warm. We can finally shed our layers of clothing and toasty heated blankets to hike, barbecue, picnic, and partake in whatever other warm-weather activities we do to lift our spirits. From Easter to Mother’s Day to Memorial Day, it seems there’s always a reason to ... [Read More]

Turquoise: A Timeless Trend

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About the Author Merchandising Coordinator, Anna Brookie, is back to detail one of the season's biggest trends in stone: turquoise. Read on to discover a brief history of this semi-precious gemstone and learn how to style it with your preexisting apparel and jewelry collections.   Turquoise Is Back and Better Than Ever Being stuck inside during this quarantine period has its ups and downs, and one of the major ups is extra time for online shopping. (The jury’s still out about whether the amount of chocolate I’ve consumed counts as an up or a down.) Even though we can’t enjoy the nicer weather while sipping Bloody Marys at our favorite outdoor brunch spots or lounging poolside, we can celebrate ... [Read More]

Celebrate Mom With These Expert Gift Picks

Mother's Day Gift Picks
If the thought of purchasing the perfect gifts for your loved ones this Mother's Day doesn’t have you springing with joy, you might be looking in the wrong place. Finding a meaningful gift for mom that will last a lifetime is easier than you think, especially when you involve experts from our team like Azar and Nicole. Not only do the jewelry experts at Reis-Nichols know the latest and greatest in gift-giving, but Azar Beik and Nicole Williams are mother’s themselves, so the old saying “mother knows best” rings true for these veterans in the business when it comes to finding the perfect gift for Mother's Day. Azar Beik's Picks for Mom Beik, mother to son Ali and daughter Nooshin, says if she ... [Read More]

Pearl Jewelry: An Ode to This Season’s Breakout Star

About the Author Merchandising Coordinator and resident trendsetter, Anna Brookie, gives some background on the modern-day reemergence of the pearl and how to best incorporate it into today’s looks.   The Pearl, Historically Everything old is new again, and the perfect evidence of this is the resurgence of pearl jewelry as a high-fashion accessory. The humble pearl has been adorning monarchs as far back as ancient Rome and China as the ultimate status symbol. Flash forward to the 1920s and pearls are christening the rebellious and iconic flapper, and thirty years after that they can still be found around the necks and in the ears of women, with only incremental stylistic changes. All this is ... [Read More]

Reis-Nichols TikTok Challenge

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Shine Bright Challenge Introducing the Reis-Nichols TikTok Challenge: Shine Bright! Since TikTok has become a major source of entertainment during everyone's extended stay at home, we decided to join in the fun. How it works: •  Create a TikTok using the song, "Shine Bright Like a Diamond" by Rihanna •  Post your video to Instagram and tag @reisnichols by Monday, April 20th. •  We will select the top three submissions and post those to our Instagram page on Wednesday, April 22nd. •  The video with the most "likes" on our page by Saturday, April 25th will receive a $250 gift card to Reis-Nichols. Plus, we will also donate $1.00 for every vote on their video to COVID-19 relief ... [Read More]