List of the Top Luxury Watch Brands
“To be the Man, you gotta beat the Man!” – Ric Flair, wrestler
A brand needed to have developed a stellar reputation and consistent quality to be known as the ‘cream of the crop’. They are most likely risk-takers, willing to push the boundaries and conformity of what is known as a ‘watch’.
In order to be the best, you need to be unlike the rest and work, claw your way through the top and these brands have done so. Through time, the following watch brands became iconic and churned out some of the best examples of what a watch should be.
I wouldn’t be surprised if you looked up ‘wristwatch’ in the dictionary, one of their examples would be the visual description for it.
There are only a select few to be known as the most prestigious, and this is what Gracious Watch has compiled.
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Purchasing an expensive watch certainly costs a lot of money; but there are several reasons why a luxury timepiece is worth every penny.
For one, it is a precision instrument that has been made in accordance with the highest standards and will be able to keep time accurately for many years.
Secondly, it has a long-term investment value and will likely command a higher price in the future. Moreover, a luxury watch can become a valuable family heirloom that can be passed from one generation to another.
Below are some of the more prestigious watch brands that you can add to your collection.
Top Luxury Watch Brands
The top watch brands we’ve included in our list include: IWC, Omega, Rolex, Patek Philippe, Breitling, Audemars Piguet, Hublot, Zenith and more.
The International Watch Company popularly known as IWC is a high-end brand of Swiss watches located in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.
The IWC was founded in 1868 with the objective of combining Swiss craftsmanship with the modern US engineering technology.
Since then, the IWC has continually engineered powerful and luxurious watches.
Through its passion for innovation and technical ingenuity, the IWC has developed a prestigious reputation. The Destriero Scafusia was built by IWC in 1993 and even to this day is considered one of the most complicated wristwatches ever made.
The craftsmanship and design of IWC watches is impeccable. This Swiss watch manufacturer has been designing masterpieces which combine precision engineering with exceptional design. There is no doubt that the IWC watch are quintessential luxury timepieces.
IWC watches are identifiable by their their classic shape and advanced materials. Even in recent years they’ve managed to stay current without losing their “look and style”.
We love the Aquatimer diving watch, just about every one of their pilot watches and the elegant Portugieser and Portofino.
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Widely known for designing state of the art mechanical watches since 1848, Omega is an admired brand of Swiss watches.
Initially the watches were sold under the brand name Omega. In 1894, brandt’s two sons developed a new technology that allowed watch components to be interchangeable.
The success of Omega resulted to its official founding in 1903. The rest as they say is history.