As career women in the digital age, we’re constantly on the go, ticking off tasks from our to-do lists and moving to the next one as quickly as possible. But sometimes it’s important to take a step back and recognize what you’ve accomplished, especially if it’s a milestone like getting a big promotion or finishing a major project.
Successful entrepreneur and blogger Geri Hirsch of Because I’m Addicted, who recently sold her lifestyle video website LEAF, is a huge proponent of this: She fêted the occasion with a Baume & Mercier Classima watch.
“I obviously toasted with champagne, but I wanted to reward myself with a personal token of all the hard work too,” Hirsch says. “I needed something representative of it being a career accomplishment. A watch seemed like the ultimate treat to celebrate this fulfilling chapter.” Keep scrolling to read Hirsch's Q&A.
"Pretty much the biggest milestone yet—I sold my company LEAF after dedicating myself to it for years."
"This was a true labor of love, and I poured my all into this company. I wanted something that represented a career milestone and a serious accomplishment, so I chose a Baume & Mercier watch."
"It was a proud, guilt-free moment of pure joy. It was also an extremely empowering celebration as an independent woman."
"It’s for the same reason that I love buying mementos while traveling; it’s a permanent reminder of a great memory. I also truly believe everyone should treat themselves when accomplishing goals."
"It gives me confidence, self-worth, and happiness. Work isn’t always easy, so to see the fruits of your labor rewarded, there’s no comparison!"
Shop milestone-marking watches below.
Pair this blue alligator watch with your office black and white separates for a pop of color.
Nothing says "big promotion" quite like a classic steel watch with a ring of diamonds.
If you're the type of woman who wears silver jewelry to the office one day and gold the next, this watch practically goes with everything.
This classic taupe alligator watch with a mother-of-pearl dial is subtle enough for the workplace but luxurious enough for a special night out.
Wear this soft purple alligator watch with your everyday work wardrobe to add an unexpected twist.
What career milestone are you working toward? Tell us in the comments below.