10 Reasons your next watch should be an fte

We founded Freedom To Exist with one simple goal: to create affordable, considered and honest products. 

We have started with a vintage inspired minimalist Men's wristwatch called the 40 Edition aimed at the design savvy gentleman - or the lady that prefers a watch with a larger face. 

1 - Sizing

With some watches they can be too tight or too loose, so when designing the 40 Edition watch the fit and sizing was key.

The 40 Edition watch is designed for MEN and WOMEN, and will comfortably fit the small, average and larger wrist thanks to the considered placement and number of holes on the strap.

If you try it on and don't find it the best fitting watch you've ever had, send it back no questions asked.


2 - Quality

Affordable does not mean skimping on quality, design and components, even on what you can not see. 

  • Swiss 763.3 Ronda movement (-10/+20 sec/month)
  • 3ATM Water resistancy
  • Italian leather straps
  • Brushed & Polished PVD coated Stainless Steel 316L watch case
  • Rose Gold & Tan and Gunmetal & Black colourways

3 - Classic

We are not about fast fashion or changing every season.

We wanted to design a timepiece that you cherish for years to come which can complement any outfit no matter the trend.


4 - Details

Each element of the 40 Edition watch - which takes its name from its 40mm case size - has been carefully designed and specified by Freedom To Exist.

From the hands aligning with the dial markings, to the little dimple in the crown.


5 - Technology Free

You look at  the 40 Edition watch when YOU want to.

No beeping, vibrating, tracking or monitoring. No telling you off for not doing enough steps.

The 40 Edition just tells the time and does so exquisitely well.


6 - Value

As well as getting a beautifully packaged watch and handwritten note we also provide FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING with a tracking reference so you can monitor your parcel's journey.

Great news if it is a gift....for you or a friend. Simply let us know the name to put on the handwritten note at checkout.


7 - Value

At just 11mm thick, and 45g we wanted to keep the elegant profile of vintage timepieces. 

The domed glass and lozenge shape make the 40 Edition watch tactile and incredibly comfortable to wear.


8 - Zero Risk

We love our watches and definitely hope you will too. However, in the event you do want to make a return, no problem. 

Send it back within 14 days for a full refund, no questions asked.


9 - Personality

The minimal considered design of the 40 Edition watch speaks without shouting.

It says that you are part of our design savvy community, who do not need bold logos and branding to showcase that they are a design connoisseur.


10 - We Love Design

The Freedom To Exist co-founders are lovers of design and could not find a watch that we wanted, so we designed a product we are all proud to wear.

We hope that you love it too.

"...for those people who really do just want a timepiece that is subtle, classically stylish and functional, you’ll be hard pressed to find a better candidate for the job than these superb looking watches..."


"I adore the mix of traditional time piece in the strap with the touch of minimalism in the face and hands. It's truly beautiful. I have such a thing for watches. They're my go to accessory. I feel naked now if I leave the house forgetting to put one on."


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