Some watches are meant for sport, some watches are meant for legacy, and then there are watches that are inspired by pure elegance and style.
Luxury watches differ from any other by virtue of beauty and quality, and the price that goes along with them. Whether you’re looking to buy a luxury watch or have one loaned at a pawn shop, this list will give you an in-depth insight of the most valued timepieces in the market today.
10. Casio Edifice Chronograph (EQWA1200DC-1A)
This Casio Edifice is a stylish watch with an all-black, stainless steel dial with subtle silvertones on its bezel—making the letter, rings, and numbers stand out.
The watch is also solar-powered and 100-meter water resistance, which proves that it’s a practical watch perfect for both casual use and sport. Its other features include a compass, 1/20-second chronograph, and a day/date display indicator—all in its 43-mm diameter face.
The Casio Edifice Chronograph is ideal for men who frequent upscale events, as it’s reasonably priced yet do not disappoint in terms of comfort and style.
9. TechnoMarine Cruise Original Black (110048)
The Cruise Original is a TechnoMarine bestseller for a reason. The stainless steel casing looks great in a silicone strap and polished silvertone buckle, but it’s also highly customizable with TechnoMarine’s wide range of straps available for separate purchase.
The 32-millimeter-faced Cruise Original features an unidirectional rotating bezel, a 24/hour reading, and a date indicator. This particular model defines TechnoMarine’s branding that makes it appropriate for gentlemen attentive on the watch’s functionality, versatility, ingenious design, quality, and of course, good value for money.
8. Paul Smith Cycle Eyes 531
The Paul Smith Cycle Eyes is a Swiss-made chronograph wristwatch that comes from the bestselling Paul Smith Eyes collection. Featuring cycling-inspired and classic charm details, this timepiece has a central rotating seconds dial surrounded by three sub-dials and a date window at 4 o’clock.
Some of the new features of the Paul Smith Cycle Eyes 531 are its playful colours, black leather perforated strap with metal clasps and a rubber backing for comfort, four-year battery life, and water-resistant fabrication.
The Paul Smith Cycle Eyes 531 is perfect for the guys who love timeless, aged beauty on their wrists to complement their classic and masculine personality.
7. Michael Kors Runway (MK8096)
With an oversized 46-mm face and solid rose-gold plating, the Michael Kors Runway watch looks bold and eye-catching. The timepiece features a stainless steel bezel and triple-link bracelet along with a date display window, 3 chronograph sub-dials, as well as a 60-minute and 60-second time trackers.
Its massive size makes it appropriate for males looking for a sturdy, high-quality watch without risking its design. Despite the shade being associated with femininity, it actually complements strong men personalities as well.
6. Tissot Couturier Silver Dial (T0356171103100)
The Tissot Couturier Silver Dial in stainless steel looks equally at home in both dressy and casual situations. It comes with a 41-mm face with scratch-resistant sapphire glass and a silver dial with luminous hands and index hour markers.
The Couturier chronograph displays three sub-dials: 1/10th of a second, 30-minute, and 60-second while a date display appears at the 4 o’clock position. For the gents searching for a timeless piece that would never go out of style, this 330 feet water resistance watch with a stainless steel link bracelet strap—this is certainly a must-have!
5. Tag Heuer Carrera Calibre 16 (CV2A10.FC6235)
The Tag Heuer Carrera Calibre 16 is a Swiss-made masculine chronograph, which motor racing fans are sure to love. It comes with a white dial that includes a day/date window positioned at 3 o’clock and chronograph functions like central seconds, plus minutes and hours.
With its open flange design with red accents and large numerals—reading seconds is made easy. The Calibre 16 assembly is a combination of a polished stainless steel case, black leather strap with alligator pattern, a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal glass, and water-resistance up to 100 meters.
While motorists value this specific model by Tag Heuer, non-fans may also consider this item to include in their luxury watch collection.
4. Raymond Weil Parsifal (7260-SC5-00208)
The elegant Swiss luxury watch, the Raymond Weil Parsifal comes with a stainless steel 40-mm case and rose gold-plated bezel that radiates nothing but luxury. The black dial displays time with Roman numeral hour marks and minute indices, a date window, and 3 timer sub dials—all of which are protected by a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal glass.
With the company’s philosophy, “Independence is a state of mind,” men can be assured that their unique and elegant watches depict the rigor of watchmaking excellence through Raymond Weil’s in-depth knowledge on the industry.
3. Audemars Piguet Royal Oak (26320OR.OO.D088CR.01)
With its 18-carat rose gold case and 37 jewels, the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak timepiece is a true symbol of luxury. Although the watch comes with an enormous price tag, it features a glare-proofed sapphire crystal glass, a screw-locked crown, as well as Chronograph, hours, minutes, small seconds, and date functions.
The Royal Oak also comes with a hand-stitched, large square scale crocodile leather strap with folding clasp. All these specifications were carefully crafted to imbue a sense of freshness as part of Royal Oak’s 40th anniversary. So what are you waiting for gentlemen? The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak is definitely worth the price!
2. Longines Master Collection (L2.6188.8.131.52)
This Longines Master Collection timepiece is a classy-looking oversized dress watch. With a gorgeous black barleycorn-patterned 44-mm diameter dial set, silver-toned hand indicators for hours, minutes, and seconds, as well as a unique date window positioned in between 4 and 5 o’clock.
The watch also comes with a black genuine crocodile leather band, a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal case and bezel, silvertone hands, and white painted Roman numeral hour markers. The Longines Master Collection is something that your already growing watch collection needs. Did we mention that is also has a stainless steel fluted Crown Longines engraving?
1. Rolex Datejust II (116334)
The Datejust II is an improved model of the classic Rolex Datejust watch. With a variety of customizable features available to aspiring owners, this timepiece can be designed in an all-steel material or a steel/white gold or steel/yellow gold combination, a smooth or fluted bezel, and a few other options on the dial.
The Datejust II banks on the elegance of simplicity—featuring only minute markers around the outer rim and a date window at 3 o’clock. With all the given characteristics of this timepiece and all other details associated with the Rolex itself, it just proves that the Rolex Datejust II deserves to top this list!
These are the ten luxury watches fitted for men, regardless whether you’re a watch lover or wanting to invest in such extravagant pieces.
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