Danish Design Watches (Men's And Women's), Women's Starting From £16.50, Men's From £19.70 @ Amazon (+£3.99 non Prime)
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Danish Design Watches (Men's And Women's), Women's Starting From £16.50, Men's From £19.70 @ Amazon (+£3.99 non Prime)

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Found 30th JanEdited by:"louiselouise"
If you like minimalist this may be your thing..some of their watches go up to £100+! Comes with a two-year warranty (link from Amazon - pdf file) images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/ima…pdf

(The separate links below seem to offer a bigger selection than the Deal post link):

Men's Selection: amazon.co.uk/s/r…ank

Women's Selection: amazon.co.uk/s/r…ank

Official website: danishdesign.com/
On Watches2u: watches2u.com/wat…tml
Edmonds Jewellers: edmondsjewellers.com/dan…m66

Many of them seem Unisex to me, eg, amazon.co.uk/Dan…R66

One design with diamante accents is listed by Amazon as "Men's" amazon.co.uk/DAN…TTC though, that's Amazon for you!

Limited stocks by the looks of it, but here's some examples:

Danish Design Women's Watch IV14Q1214 (5 In Stock) £16.50
amazon.co.uk/Dan…VC3
2885912.jpgDanish Design Men's Watch IQ62Q1190 £19.50
amazon.co.uk/Dan…05G
2885912.jpgDanish Design Women's Watch IV05Q1218 £20.24
amazon.co.uk/Dan…Y5Y
2885912.jpgDanish Design Unisex Watch IQ13Q1198 £24.25 (5 In Stock)
amazon.co.uk/Dan…Y77
2885912.jpgDanish Design Women's Watch IV62Q1058 £20.21amazon.co.uk/Dan…CF/
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Danish Design Men's Watch IQ12Q1152 (nice but only 1 In Stock) amazon.co.uk/Dan…IS/
33163312-8Peul.jpgDanish Design Women's Watch IV22Q1216 £22.18
amazon.co.uk/Dan…1-8
33163312-rvjL2.jpgDANISH DESIGN Men’s Analogue Quartz Watch with Leather Strap IQ14Q1042 £24.58
(looks a bit girly with the diamantes - or zirconias, as per description )

amazon.co.uk/DAN…TTC
33163312-7fVpE.jpgDanish Design Women's Watch IV24Q1187 £18.45amazon.co.uk/Dan…8R6
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Edited by: "louiselouise" 30th Jan
Danish Design Men's Quartz Watch with White Dial Analogue Display and Gold Stainless Steel Gold Plated Strap DZ120213 £26.82 (1 In Stock)
amazon.co.uk/Dan…SNQ
33163326-nP1g5.jpgDanish Design Women's Watch IV29Q1219 £23.71 (this one looks more boyish to me, unisex maybe?) amazon.co.uk/Dan…R66
33163326-47st1.jpgDanish Design Men's Watch IQ51Q1217 £26.89
amazon.co.uk/Dan…IYV
33163326-UHWR7.jpgDanish Design Women's Watch IV12Q1232 £23.79 (2 In Stock)
amazon.co.uk/Dan…17T
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Edited by: "louiselouise" 30th Jan
Danish Design Men's Quartz Watch with Silver Dial Analogue Display and Black Leather Strap DZ120443 £34.46 (2 In Stock - More On The Way)
amazon.co.uk/Dan…ZV4
33163346-lCSbr.jpgDanish Design Women's Watch IV62Q1192 £25.31
amazon.co.uk/Dan…34F
33163346-65Xpc.jpgDanish Design Men's Watch DZ120614 £43.81 (1 In Stock - More On The Way)
amazon.co.uk/Dan…KW2
33163346-BEoTz.jpgDanish Design Women's Watch IV65Q1218 £25.31
amazon.co.uk/Dan…9LJ
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Edited by: "louiselouise" 30th Jan
I'm sorry, but that logo and the word Danish just looks like an open pack of bacon.
Cool designs, heat for the price.
mcek4 h, 53 m ago

I'm sorry, but that logo and the word Danish just looks like an open pack …I'm sorry, but that logo and the word Danish just looks like an open pack of bacon.


Not that keen on the logo myself, but some nice watches on there (in my opinion, yours may differ)
"Danish" Design for £100 lol
Mooseville25 m ago

"Danish" Design for £100 lol



Not sure I understand your comment, the Scandinavian-designed watches/minimalist look has quite a few fans. Jacob Jensen (Danish watch designer), in particular, has (some) love on Watchuseek.

Mondaine and Braun watches also do the minimalist thing and have some admirers, think they're Swiss and German respectively, though.
Edited by: "louiselouise" 30th Jan
These are Chinese copies like Daniel Wellington and Michael Kors. I am not saying they're ugly. Minimalist is really easy to make cheap without people noticing hence so many brands doing it. At least this brand only has a fake RRP rather than actually selling at £100+
Mooseville15 m ago

These are Chinese copies like Daniel Wellington and Michael Kors. I am not …These are Chinese copies like Daniel Wellington and Michael Kors. I am not saying they're ugly. Minimalist is really easy to make cheap without people noticing hence so many brands doing it. At least this brand only has a fake RRP rather than actually selling at £100+



Quite a few retailers are selling it at higher prices, eg, Watchuseek and Edmonds Jewellers - however, I couldn't find much discussion of this brand anywhere, otherwise I would have elaborated as I always try to be clear and unbiased.

I have seen more detailed descriptions of the movements these watches have - Miyota, Ronda, etc, but not where they are manufactured or user experience. Not much out there.
Edited by: "louiselouise" 30th Jan
I can't find anywhere naming the movement, just "quartz". Usually that means China because if it was Ronda they'd be shouting it from the rooftops and if it was Japanese they'd mention it like the other ones do. The Miyotas are good but still ultra cheap. The reason there's not much discussion is because it was probably founded in 2015 by some guy in a shed who bought £4k worth of Chinese minimalist watches off Alibaba and tried to emulate DW/MVMT etc but no one bought them and as a result they're now £15-25 on Amazon which is a fair price.
Mooseville 33 m ago

The reason there's not much discussion is because it was probably founded in 2015 by some guy in a shed who bought £4k worth of Chinese minimalist watches off Alibaba and tried to emulate DW/MVMT etc but no one bought them and as a result they're now £15-25 on Amazon which is a fair price.

(Wouldn't let me quote you properly, so I copied it here)

I don't mind people criticising or commenting on my posts, as long as they have their facts straight and aren't working on assumptions. I'll try to find said links about the movements used, as it was around 3-4am when I posted this Deal.

Their website danishdesign.com/brand/ says,
"The creation of Danish Design watches goes back to 1988 when the demand of modern designs was high but the offer in design watches was very low. Although nowadays the offer becomes bigger and bigger the modern design remained. One of the very first series of Danish Design is by Danish designer Jan Egeberg. Over the years various other Danish freelancers designed for the brand."

"The timeless design watches and titanium jewellery that Danish Design has to offer have high-quality standards, such as being anti-allergic, they are comfortable to wear and special in pure design. In order to endure these standards each item has two years of worldwide warranty.

Together with a group of international designers the classic and elegant designs are being created. All the watch cases are made of stainless steel, titanium or ceramic and topped with either a mineral crystal or scratch-resistant sapphire crystal glass. The straps are either made from genuine leather, nylon or rubber and the bracelets are made from stainless steel, titanium or ceramic."


Can't see anything about place of manufacture.
Edited by: "louiselouise" 30th Jan
Mooseville17 m ago

I can't find anywhere naming the movement, just "quartz". Usually that …I can't find anywhere naming the movement, just "quartz". Usually that means China because if it was Ronda they'd be shouting it from the rooftops and if it was Japanese they'd mention it like the other ones do. The Miyotas are good but still ultra cheap.


Re movements, mentioned here: "This Martin Larsen Series Danish Design Watch has a Swiss Ronda quartz movement." pinterest.co.uk/pin…70/
33168362-Xl2Vx.jpgDanish Design IV13Q991 Watch (Titanium Ladies' Watch) says, "Movement Brand Ronda
Movement part nr 762
" at Movement Specifications (bottom of page) watch.co.uk/dan…htm
33168362-XIUbJ.jpgProduct Description for this watch Danish Design - Men's Watch IQ22-2Q1074 says, "Quartz clock movement Miyota 8215"
amazon.co.uk/Dan…IXQ
33168362-FcXtn.jpgDanish Design Women's Quartz Watch 3324413 with Leather Strap (at Product Description it says, "Movement: Quartz, Ronda RL1064"
amazon.co.uk/Dan…D0Q
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Edited by: "louiselouise" 30th Jan
Looking through the Amazon offerings shared here, and can't see the movement mentioned on Amazon UK, except this one at £29.75 IQ62Q1114 has Sapphire Crystal and 5ATM Water Resistance (if the description is accurate) amazon.co.uk/Dan…VS8
33168476-zUFso.jpgSays Sapphire Crystal here too translate.google.co.uk/tra…rch
and here mastersintime.com/br/…htm (IQ62Q1114 is listed as Miyota movement).

This Amazon offering (design by Tirtsah) amazon.co.uk/Dan…V4 also states Miyota movement (annoyingly, many of the Amazon offerings on mastersintime dot com don't specify movement) mastersintime.com/br/…htm
33168476-VojMy.jpgLooks as though Danish Design has connections to MSS Watch Company - msswatch.co.uk/dan…ign

Their website msswatch.co.uk/abo…tus says,
"Here at MSS Watch Company we are the sole distributors of:
Danish Design
Issey Miyake
Jacob Jensen
PICTO
TACS Image"
Edited by: "louiselouise" 30th Jan
This is a line telling you they aren't all Danish designed:
"Together with a group of international designers the classic and elegant designs are being created"

One fact we can establish is that it is owned and founded by Dutch company Weisz Group.

"In 1988 the brand Danish Design was founded by the Weisz brothers. Consequently, the company grew to encompass a new department focusing on design, manufacturing, marketing and worldwide distribution of the brand. With the growing success and international recognition of our brand Danish Design the Weisz Group attracted Jacob Jensen Design in Denmark.

In 1995 a long lasting partnership was established with Jacob Jensen Design. Since this time the Weisz Group has been successfully manufacturing and distributing the Jacob Jensen timepieces and jewelry."

Jacob Jensen is now dead so he isn't designing watches anymore, but I suppose this explains the collab in 2008 and maybe he designed some of them in the past.

"The WEISZ GROUP intensively and constantly researches unique trends in design. This valuable information is incorporated into the product development of our own brand Danish Design."

There's no pictures or videos of the manufacturing process, no mention of the Dutch founding company, no mention of anything behind the scenes at all.

So my conclusion is they've always been a budget Danish emulating minimalist styled watch company, maybe they used to be made in Europe, but due to the success of Daniel Wellington marketing they've jacked the prices up and copied the marketing strategy. Maybe they're not literally a fake brand that was founded by some guy in a shed in 2015 to be fair. Some of the watches look a little less generic at least. I am still confident they're made in China with Chinese mechanical movements and either Chinese or Miyota quartz and the £100+ RRPs are either fake or not worth it.

The first Ronda watch you've found is part of the Martin Larsen collection from 2008 which they won an award from. Could have been a single special collection they did in 2008. I am confident none of these others have Ronda movements. The second one I'm just not sure I believe it - why one random Ronda and the rest unknown? The last is some long discontinued model and probably a dodgey Amazon description as you often find.

The Miyota is clearly not Miyota. The price is ridiculously high for a basic Miyota watch. The picture and specifications say automatic. The only place that says Miyota is some strangely typed product description section. If you look at their website it is an automatic watch, obviously one of their "premium" offerings. That said it is believable that the rest are Miyota because as I said they're still dirt cheap.

Then again, maybe I am wrong and they just look like a made up company.
Edited by: "Mooseville" 30th Jan
Mooseville10 m ago

This is a line telling you they aren't all Danish designed:"Together with …This is a line telling you they aren't all Danish designed:"Together with a group of international designers the classic and elegant designs are being created"One fact we can establish is that it is owned and founded by Dutch company Weisz Group."In 1988 the brand Danish Design was founded by the Weisz brothers. Consequently, the company grew to encompass a new department focusing on design, manufacturing, marketing and worldwide distribution of the brand. With the growing success and international recognition of our brand Danish Design the Weisz Group attracted Jacob Jensen Design in Denmark.In 1995 a long lasting partnership was established with Jacob Jensen Design. Since this time the Weisz Group has been successfully manufacturing and distributing the Jacob Jensen timepieces and jewelry."Jacob Jensen is now dead so he isn't designing watches anymore, but I suppose this explains the collab in 2008 and maybe he designed some of them in the past. "The WEISZ GROUP intensively and constantly researches unique trends in design. This valuable information is incorporated into the product development of our own brand Danish Design."There's no pictures or videos of the manufacturing process, no mention of the Dutch founding company, no mention of anything behind the scenes at all.So my conclusion is they've always been a budget Danish emulating minimalist styled watch company, maybe they used to be made in Europe, but due to the success of Daniel Wellington marketing they've jacked the prices up and copied the marketing strategy. Maybe they're not literally a fake brand that was founded by some guy in a shed in 2015 to be fair. Some of the watches look a little less generic at least. I am still confident they're made in China with Chinese mechanical movements and either Chinese or Miyota quartz and the £100+ RRPs are either fake or not worth it. The first Ronda watch you've found is part of the Martin Larsen collection from 2008 which they won an award from. Could have been a single special collection they did in 2008. I am confident none of these others have Ronda movements. The second one I'm just not sure I believe it - why one random Ronda and the rest unknown? The last is some long discontinued model and probably a dodgey Amazon description as you often find.The Miyota is clearly not Miyota. The price is ridiculously high for a basic Miyota watch. The picture and specifications say automatic. The only place that says Miyota is some strangely typed product description section. If you look at their website it is an automatic watch, obviously one of their "premium" offerings. That said it is believable that the rest are Miyota because as I said they're still dirt cheap. Then again, maybe I am wrong and maybe they just look like a made up company.



There's a lot of "maybes" in your comment....I would prefer actual proof, quotes and links, as I try my best to do. Anyway, the watches are £20-40 (most of them).

My motto with watches is, if you like it, wear it, but of course read as much as you can about your preferred model before you purchase. Much as I'd like to scour the internet about every model available on Amazon at the cheaper prices, I don't have the time or inclination.
Edited by: "louiselouise" 30th Jan
You want a link to the parent company's website? weiszgroup.com/int…nal


I agree with the above statement I just don't like fake brands or clothing brands importing £4 Chinese watches with their logo printed on and charging £150 like Michael Kors and it annoys me that people would pay that because of the print of a logo. This company ain't too bad in that it is actually a watchmaker and you can easily find them cheap by the looks of it. But their marketing strategy and style is exactly the same as the aforementioned fake brands.
Edited by: "Mooseville" 30th Jan
Mooseville1 h, 24 m ago

You want a link to the parent company's website? …You want a link to the parent company's website? https://weiszgroup.com/internationalI agree with the above statement I just don't like fake brands or clothing brands importing £4 Chinese watches with their logo printed on and charging £150 like Michael Kors and it annoys me that people would pay that because of the print of a logo. This company ain't too bad in that it is actually a watchmaker and you can easily find them cheap by the looks of it. But their marketing strategy and style is exactly the same as the aforementioned fake brands.



I'm not sure why it riles you so much - I saw the Weisz Group* comment, I mean it would be helpful if you were able to elaborate on your many "maybes" in your reply - of which I counted five.

Given that there isn't much info about Danish Design online (odd, actually) I think we should call a stalemate.

I do my very best to make my Deal posts as informative and balanced as I can, and I have no intention to mislead. Nor do I enter forum discussions with a passive-aggressive, brief "lol".

*Weisz Group seems to be a Dutch company weiszgroup.com/int…us/ who deal with distribution and wholesale.

This could suggest they are the manufacturer - it does say Danish Design is "their own brand":

"Manufacturing & DesignThe WEISZ GROUP is able to manufacture first-rate products of high contemporary styling for Danish Design and Jacob Jensen.

The WEISZ GROUP intensively and constantly researches unique trends in design. This valuable information is incorporated into the product development of our own brand Danish Design."

also, (you quoted this earlier),

"In 1988 the brand Danish Design was founded by the Weisz brothers. Consequently, the company grew to encompass a new department focusing on design, manufacturing, marketing and worldwide distribution of the brand. With the growing success and international recognition of our brand Danish Design the Weisz Group attracted Jacob Jensen Design in Denmark.

In 1995 a long lasting partnership was established with Jacob Jensen Design. Since this time the Weisz Group has been successfully manufacturing and distributing the Jacob Jensen timepieces and jewelry."

So the Weisz Group appears to state they are a manufacturer of jewellery and watches - I see there is a new(ish) range of Danish Design jewellery on some websites.

Also, I notice you may have edited your comment with,
"This company ain't too bad in that it is actually a watchmaker and you can easily find them cheap by the looks of it. But their marketing strategy and style is exactly the same as the aforementioned fake brands."

Thanks for the Weisz Group link, though, as you've made me look a bit closer at their website.
Edited by: "louiselouise" 31st Jan
"Jacob Jensen is now dead so he isn't designing watches anymore, but I suppose this explains the collab in 2008 and maybe he designed some of them in the past. "
I just realised that was Martin Larsen not Jacob Jensen lol..

"maybe they used to be made in Europe"
There is zero evidence to suggest they are or have ever been made in Europe. I am giving the company the benefit of the doubt that maybe they used to be made in Europe. What exactly do you want me to say?

"Maybe they're not literally a fake brand that was founded by some guy in a shed in 2015 to be fair"
I earlier said they were a fake brand founded by some guy in a shed in 2015. "Maybe" or "I suppose" and so on are commonly used ways to start a concession sentence.

"maybe I am wrong"
What is the alternative to this? I am not definitely wrong. I am not definitely right. What do you want?

I removed the last maybe because it was just a duplicate of the previous one.

They may manufacture... in their Chinese factory? It doesn't mean they manufacture in Denmark and even if they do it doesn't clearly link up with DD. I find it hard to believe a company would make something in a western European country with a swiss movement and gloss over all of that in the specification. No other company I know of does that. Especially for the mechanical ones!

Look at the people working at Jacob Jensen Design: jacobjensendesign.com/org…ion
Is it just coincidence that half the design team are Asian, there are so many Thais and Chinese and more related to China like NICOLAI PRYTZ? Or do you think perhaps they manufacturer in Asia, particularly Thailand and China?
Mooseville16 m ago

"Jacob Jensen is now dead so he isn't designing watches anymore, but I …"Jacob Jensen is now dead so he isn't designing watches anymore, but I suppose this explains the collab in 2008 and maybe he designed some of them in the past. "I just realised that was Martin Larsen not Jacob Jensen lol.."maybe they used to be made in Europe"There is zero evidence to suggest they are or have ever been made in Europe. I am giving the company the benefit of the doubt that maybe they used to be made in Europe. What exactly do you want me to say?"Maybe they're not literally a fake brand that was founded by some guy in a shed in 2015 to be fair"I earlier said they were a fake brand founded by some guy in a shed in 2015. "Maybe" or "I suppose" and so on are commonly used ways to start a concession sentence. "maybe I am wrong"What is the alternative to this? I am not definitely wrong. I am not definitely right. What do you want?I removed the last maybe because it was just a duplicate of the previous one.They may manufacture... in their Chinese factory? It doesn't mean they manufacture in Denmark and even if they do it doesn't clearly link up with DD. I find it hard to believe a company would make something in a western European country with a swiss movement and gloss over all of that in the specification. No other company I know of does that. Especially for the mechanical ones!Look at the people working at Jacob Jensen Design: https://jacobjensendesign.com/organisationIs it just coincidence that half the design team are Asian, there are so many Thais and Chinese and more related to China like NICOLAI PRYTZ? Or do you think perhaps they manufacturer in Asia, particularly Thailand and China?



I am only going from what is stated on the Weisz Group website and highlighted their words - you're welcome to contact them and I'm sure they will elaborate (or they may hit you with politician-style company-speak, but that's also a statement in itself).

As I said, there's very little information out there about Danish Design. I agree the Weisz Group language used is quite vague, but they do appear to be a manufacturer as well as distributor. We can say for sure the Weisz Group is based in the Netherlands linkedin.com/com…oup and Dutch Design is "their" brand.

I thanked you for directing me to their website.
Edited by: "louiselouise" 31st Jan
louiselouise18 h, 56 m ago

Looking through the Amazon offerings shared here, and can't see the …Looking through the Amazon offerings shared here, and can't see the movement mentioned on Amazon UK, except this one at £29.75 IQ62Q1114 has Sapphire Crystal and 5ATM Water Resistance (if the description is accurate) https://www.amazon.co.uk/Danish-Analogue-Display-Stainless-IQ62Q1114/dp/B015RKPVS8[Image] Says Sapphire Crystal here too https://translate.google.co.uk/translate?hl=en&sl=nl&u=https://www.kish.nl/nl/522038/danish-design-horloge-iq62q1114/&prev=searchand here https://www.mastersintime.com/br/en/danish-design-modern-design-watch-with-date-milanaise-strap-iq62q1114.htm (IQ62Q1114 is listed as Miyota movement).This Amazon offering (design by Tirtsah) https://www.amazon.co.uk/Danish-Analogue-Display-Leather-DZ120443/dp/B00ZL6DZV4 also states Miyota movement (annoyingly, many of the Amazon offerings on mastersintime dot com don't specify movement) https://www.mastersintime.com/br/en/danish-design-design-by-tirtsah-silver-black-gents-watch-with-date-iq12q1109.htm[Image] Looks as though Danish Design has connections to MSS Watch Company - http://www.msswatch.co.uk/danish-designTheir website http://www.msswatch.co.uk/aboutus says, "Here at MSS Watch Company we are the sole distributors of:Danish DesignIssey MiyakeJacob JensenPICTOTACS Image"


Sapphire at anything approaching this price is very good indeed!
Some of the prices have shifted here and there
Edited by: "louiselouise" 6th Feb
This is better than Wimbledon.
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