There are not many accessories that man carries but the watch is something, which defines their personality. If you are the one looking to make a real statement, then here is the list of some top brands that offer amazing timepieces for men. However, the names of these foreign brands seem difficult to pronounce but are absolutely delightful to own.
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Price: Rs 11,46,278
The Swiss watch brand was established in 1833 and is known for its traditional designs, especially the Reverso, which was developed in 1931. Legend says that a British army officer who had conked out his watch during a polo match in India asked Jacques-David LeCoultre to make a design that everyone could admire. The Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Moon 39 is one such masterpiece. This timepiece incorporates an uncluttered round face with an analog time mechanism and calendar date indicator. The calendar date recorder also maps the phases of the moon as time passes. The face of the watch is an off-clam color, with silver hour markers and watch arms contrasted against a blue second counter. The watch is secured with a black leather band. At just 4.9 millimeters, this watch is as thin as it is sleek. A brown version is available as well.
TAG Heuer Men’s Kirium F1
Price Rs 4,20,000
Founded by Edouard Heuer in 1860 in St-Imier, Switzerland, TAG Heuer has an eminent history of making luxury timepieces. For brand identification, the company has been associated with the finest in sailing and auto racing and is a premier sponsor of Formula 1 race. TAG Heuer presents luxury watches, which are as appropriate for an evening spent in the Casino de Monte-Carlo as they are for a day of sailing the America’s Cup course in San Francisco Bay. The Kirium F1 has everything a man looks in a perfect watch. TAG Heuer F1 is made from stainless steel and is clamped to the arm with a soft leather band. The black face is backlit and covered with a sapphire crystal cover, which provides great protection for the silver analog dial.
Girard-Perregaux Vintage 1945
Girard-Perregaux is one of the top luxurious watch brands in the world. Founded in 1856 through the merger of two small-scale Swiss companies, Girard-Perregaux has a well-earned reputation for making exceptional men’s watches.
In men’s view, these watches are exclusive than other Swiss brands because the company produces a fewer number of watches every year. The Girard-Perregaux Vintage 1945 is the company’s best-known production, and it’s an amazing watch. There are four variations of this masterpiece, but all incorporate a square face design that contains an analog dial mechanism. Watch faces can be opted from silver, black or white. The watch is supplemented with the choice of either a moon phase or calendar date indicator. Wristbands of these watches are available in brown or black leather variants.
Rolex Yacht-Master II
Rolex is one of the best-known brands in luxury men’s watches and is a great accomplishment for the man with great heights in his career. Rolex is known to be a Swiss brand, but in actual Hans Wilsdorf and Alfred Davis started the company in England in 1905. The company originally manufactures watches using components imported from Switzerland. The Rolex Yacht-Master II is a statement of sophisticated masculinity. This watch is clearly an accessory for the man who is both successful as well as powerful. First manufactured in 2007, the Yacht-Master II has a 44-millimeter stainless steel casing, which incorporates gold, typical of a Rolex watch. The watch is analog with a blue Ferrochrome insert made from a ceramic material. The hour markers are 18-carat gold and contrasted with beautiful blue watch arms.
Cartier Tank Anglaise
The topmost luxury men’s watch that is capturing the market in recent times is from French brand Cartier. Founded in 1847 by Louis-François Cartier, the Parisian jeweler has long been known as the leading luxury brand in the world. Their venture of manufacturing modern watches for men began via a partnership with the Swiss company Ebel and later they decided to purchase the business, and now operate out of La Chaux-de-Fonds. Men’s watches have been part of the line of luxury products offered by Cartier for nearly 100 years. These watches are inspired by French tanks used in World War I. The Cartier 18k Rose Gold & Diamond Tank Anglaise Extra-Large Men’s Watch defines luxury in its true sense. The timepiece is designed with a rectangular case and face. The case diameter is 46 millimeters and made of 18 carats rose gold with a diamond bezel. The vertical exterior is lined with two rows of diamonds on each side of the body running the full length of the case. The gold and diamond frame is offset by a beautiful silver lacquered face and a blue watch arm mechanism, which also contains a calendar date mechanism. This timepiece is water resistant to 100 feet and comes with a 5-year warranty.