Must have watches for men in their watch collection
The relevance of luxury watches for most has only become a status-quo, for many its still an idea of discipline. More and more captivating smartphones have taken over the market. Whether it is an expensive projection of identity for you or heirlooms passed down from generations, even if it is the need of the hour, your taste for watches is about to evolve after scanning these timeless pieces.
And don’t sweat it if you need a few pronunciation lessons before purchasing—we’ve got you covered. Here’s some of the most luxury watches one can have in their timeless collection.
In his 20s, Georges Favre-Jacot founded his eponymous watch company in 1865. Eventually renaming it Zenith. In the century and half since, the brand has amassed a number of high profile wearers, including Mahatma Gandhi.
One of our picks that can make space in your collection will be the Chronomaster Original Boutique Edition. Crafted in a 38mm steel case in the same proportions as the A386, paired with a blue dial with silver counters and a steel bracelet. Powered by the El Primero 3600 automatic high-frequency chronograph movement with 1/10th of a second chronograph function and a power reserve of 60 hours.
Approximate price: AED 33,500
On the mission to carve and craft some fine luxury watches, a Dutch couple Peter Stas and Aletta Stas-Bax founded
their statement pieces in 1988 using Swiss techniques but sold at a relatively accessible price point.
Stylishly designed, this Frederique Constant analog watch from the popular Classics collection is sure to elevate your fashion quotient. Crafted with a brown leather strap and hook buckle clasp, this watch stays securely on your wrist. Built with Quartz movement and a 40 m white round steel and yellow gold plated dial, this watch is accurate. What’s more, it has an Annual Calendar bezel that makes it highly coveted.
Approximate price: AED 62,000
Known for its clever design, Jaeger-LeCoultre is the most notable and coveted styles. It features a face that flips itself to protect the within watch casing. Established in 1833 in the Swiss Jura Mountains, this watch holds a great historic value.
This great timepiece tells a story and this 2002 pre-owned Master Moon 37mm from Jaeger-LeCoultre? This piece tells a story of luxury with its neutral-toned colour palette and Arabic dial. Time waits for no one.
Approximate price: AED 122,400
The first luxury watch to rock a rubber strap. The first luxury watch to rock a rubber strap. Fun fact: the brand’s
name is French for “porthole”—it’s easy to see where the inspiration comes from.
For over 40 years, Swiss luxury brand Hublot has delivered innovative and spectacular designs to the world of timekeeping. Debuted in 2010, the Classic Fusion collection from its lineup exhibits a bridge between elegance and modernity. This 2021 unworn Classic Fusion 45mm is just the right balance of the two for years to come.
Approximate price: AED 106,000
Founded by childhood friends Jules-Louis Audemars and Edward-Auguste Piguet in 1875. Audemars Piguet is perhaps most famous for its Royal Oak collection. Since its debut in 1972, has become an obligatory status symbol for every A-lister from hip hop legends to elite athletes. Now it has some competition: The brand released a new collection, Code 11.59.
The watch features a 39 mm case and bracelet made from 950 platinum, topped with a glare-proof sapphire crystal. Its green sunburst dial is accented with white gold applied hour markers, a date window and signature Royal Oak hands with luminescent coating. The timepiece also features a transparent sapphire caseback that gives collectors a view of its 22-carat gold oscillating weight. The timepiece also features a transparent sapphire caseback that gives collectors a view of its 22-carat gold oscillating weight.
Approximate price: AED 1,218,500
With the spirit of innovation that drove the brand to success, these fantastic timepieces belong to the newer side of the established brand. Jeweler Harry Winston talks about his avant-garde creation, the latest to join the Project Z collection—that only 300 of them were made. Histoire de Tourbillon 10 marks the 10th anniversary of the Harry Winston collection. Dedicated to the reigning complication in contemporary fine watchmaking. For the first time ever, Harry Winston uses four distinct tourbillons in a Histoire de Tourbillon creation. 18k white gold, 18k rose gold, a unique
stone ‘Winstonium’ and a special platinum alloy.
Approximate price: AED 3,072,070