A great timepiece has always been considered the mark of a true gentleman. With contemporary designs being created every single day and the good old vintage creations, the options that men have today are endless. Each watch comes with a personality of its own, and hence, every choice that you make becomes an extension of your own. Whether you mean serious business or have the heart of an adventurer, you can be sure to find the perfect match in a watch. If you want to speak to the world without saying a word, this accessory around your wrist can work wonders.
H.Moser and Cie. Heritage
The perfect marriage of modern watch making techniques and vintage designs makes this timepiece quite the stunner. The first thing that you will notice about the watch is the trademark funky blue dial that it has in common with most of its coveted predecessors. This watch borrows some inspiration from pocket watches that were considered the ideal gentleman’s accessory once upon a time. The unique onion shaped dial and the use of modern material adds that contemporary touch to this exclusive piece. One such material called Globolight is used in all the numerals to make them luminous even with very low light.
Ever since it launched its first ever series of Aviation watches in the 1930s, Oris has become the brand of choice among pilots. This piece, the Big Crown Pointer Date was a special design released on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the brand. The green dial with the bronze casing is reflective of the Waldernburg Valley in Switzerland that the company is located it. The striking fluted bezels add depth and texture to the large dial which was designed to help airmen adjust their watch even with their gloves on. The beauty of bronze is that it gets oxidized over time, giving the watch a unique vintage finish the longer you wear it. This is coupled with a brown leather strap which gives it that manly appeal.
This piece from the Tonda Hemisphere’s collection is a traveler’s delight. The watch comes with two adjustable time zones that can be paired with one another with utmost accuracy. This technology pioneered watch movement that has remained unmatched to this day. It was the first watch that was able to pair two time zones to the nearest minute. The openwork dial lets you admire the unique automatic movement of the watch. The pristine blue steel dial with contrasting silver sub dials has great depth and detail. Matching the dial perfectly is the Indigo blue strap created especially for this series by the brand Hermes.
Urwerk UR Satellite
Price: Rs.1, 15,90,000
This is a watch undoubtedly for the elite watch connoisseur and is available only on special order. The one-of a-kind skeleton dial takes the complications of watchmaking to a completely different level. The display provides great feedback to the wearer making it seem like you are almost having a conversation with your watch. For the first time, the watch features a fly back minute needle with a revolving satellite element. There are three main elements in the retrograde system of the watch that is lightning fast. This includes a central axis that is set in bearings made of ruby, a marine chronometer that runs vertically about one axis and a star shaped cam. What is more, you even have a power level indicator with this watch.
Frederique Constant Classics
Known for its range of business watches, Frederique Constants is a brand that you can trust when it comes to combining vintage elements to create a classic design. The enamel coated ivory white dial is set within a smooth gold case. The moon phase dial brings some freshness with its bright yellow and blue hues. Large bold Roman Numeral indexes give it that classic touch that you look for in a good formal timepiece. With this brand, precision is the key. Every piece is the result of exceptional skill, the best in terms of technique and the highest quality in material.
When it comes to the most luxurious sports watches, Maurice Lacroix is a class part. With the AikonVenturer, they have managed to create something more rugged and beefier than any other designs in the past. The rotating bezel and water resistance up to 300m makes this the best watch to take with you on any adventure. The design incorporates a stainless steel case with a satin finish and clawed bezels. Made for maximum comfort, this watch comes with a lug design with a downward curve that lets it rest on your wrist perfectly. All this, combined with the striking blue and silver exterior gives you one of the most memorable modern timepieces.