Top Luxury Watches You Can Actually Afford
With a plethora of luxury watches flooding the market, it’s hard for someone to choose. You’re basically deciding for the market what should be considered and what should be looked over. You as the consumer, have so much power!
However, not everyone can easily drop enormous amount of cash to get a Rolex or a Breitling. The great part is that there are still luxury brands that exist and won’t break the wallet too much. Gracious Watch has curated a select few that has brand prestige and power, without having to put a second mortgage on your home to get it.
What are they? Check these out!
Luxury Watches You Can Afford
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A Swiss automatic watch, Hamilton H32816531 displays an excellent combination of elegance and reliability. Its refined face features a black dial accented with luminous silver-tone index hour markers and hands. The face is framed by silver stainless steel bezel engraved with tachymeter scale. The aesthetic appeal of this watch does not only come from the case or dial, as it extends to the appealing and masculine brown leather strap with pin buckle.
Aside from its good looks, this luxurious watch is also a victor when it comes to its functionality. First, it is equipped with a chronograph function shown by the three subdials: 30-minute subdial at the 12 o’clock position, 12-hour subdial at the six o’clock position, and 60-second subdial at the nine o’clock position. The dial is also enhanced by a date and day window at the three o’clock position. What more is that this outstanding piece has a water resistance of up to 100 meters or 330 feet and backed by a 42-hour power reserve.
This particular TAG Heuer watch is an ideal piece for events or gatherings, which require men to dress up in their best suit. And with its sparkling appearance, no wonder it could be the highlight of your dress watch collection. It emanates elegance from the patterned dial adorned with silver index hour markers and hands.
The dial is especially designed with the creative date and day window slightly above the six o’clock position. Its clean face makes it a perfect piece for a minimalist and urbane look. Moreover, this Automatic watch is a water-resistant up to 660 feet and has a 38-hour power reserve. The scratch-resistant sapphire crystal completes the package to maintain its lavish look.
Imagine a rose gold-tone watch. Then, visualize a silver-tone watch. Rose gold and silver are two universally acclaimed colors of elegance and sophistication. Now imagine a timepiece of excellent craftsmanship that exhibits the two colors in one. Raymond Weil’s 2965-SG5-00658 is a real treasure for its exceptional play of the rose gold and silver tones. On the face, you will notice how the silver dial emphasizes the rose gold-tone hands and Roman numeral hour markers.
The two more conspicuous positions, the 12 and three o’clock positions, are beautified by day and date window, respectively. In turn, the silver dial is highlighted by the ceaseless dazzle of the rose gold bezel. The predominantly silver-tone bracelet has a touch of rose gold on the links. This Automatic self wind piece boasts its 330 feet water resistance that can withstand rain or splashes of water. One can even use it for snorkeling or swimming.
The world of luxury watches is not only for polished or shiny pieces, because more than the pretty face, luxurious watches are highly coveted because of its excellent craftsmanship and unparalleled functionality. From one of the biggest names in the field of luxury watches, this Baume & Mercier 10001 presents an intricately designed and reliable timepiece. The black-tone dial features Arabic numeral hour markers in white.
On the outer rim is the telemeter scale in red, while a tachymeter scale in white is located on the outermost rim of the dial. It has three subdials for the 30-minute, 60-second, and 12-hour functions. To maximize the functionality of this watch, it comes with luminous hands to assist in timekeeping at night or in dark environment. A date window can be found in between the four and five o’clock positions. And to further the amount of comfort from this watch, it is designed with a refined black leather strap.
With oozing pulchritude, this Omega Quartz movement watch found its niche in the home of luxury watches. The patterned dark grey dial indicates the versatility of this watch in terms of the occasion and color combination. The dial displays the good contrast of silver baton hour markers and hands from the dial, which can be seen even at night through its luminescent capabilities.
The minimalist watch for the dashing gentleman is embellished with a date window at the three o’clock position and finished with slim bezel and equally elegant and masculine bracelet. A polished piece, yet not flashy.
No doubt, a watch for the gentlemen. This may be a little bulky, but the face is just totally gorgeous. This Oris watch is just screaming masculinity from face to functions. Its raised face makes it an exceptional piece. The unidirectional rotating bezel engraved with markers encloses the black-tone dial with luminous, silver-tone index hour markers and hands.
This Automatic watch is equipped with chronograph functions including the 30-minute subdial at the 12 o’clock position, 12-hour subdial at the six o’clock position, and seconds counter at the nine o’clock position. With its 1,000 meters or 3,300 feet water resistance and 38-hour power reserve, this piece is sure to last.
Closing the list is a sensational sports-inspired piece from Zenith. For a more casual or relaxed look, put on this Swiss automatic timepiece. Sporting a black patterned dial with luminous silver index hour markers and hands, this watch is matched with a comfortable and lightweight black leather strap.
More than its pretty face, this watch features a date window at the six o’clock position of the dial, a 60-second subdial, and a power reserve indicator. It is also a water-resistant of up to 165 feet or 50 meters. So if you desire of a luxurious men’s watch that you can wear anytime and anywhere, I think by now you already know what to get.