I've wanted a Citizens Eco drive watch for a really long time but was intimidated by the price. This watch changed all that. The watch itself is just great. Very easy to read and with a quality movement. The canvas band leaves much to be desired. It seems to be designed for a small wrist. My recommendation is not to let the band keep you away from the watch. For the price, it's easy to justify the cost of a better band. I put a black rubber sport band on mine and it now looks like a more expensive Citizens watch.