This is part 3 (Dress) of a 5 part series on all Mid-Range to High-End watches:
- Part 1 : Sport Timepieces, $1,000 to $4,999
- Part 2: Fashion Timepieces, $1,000 to $4,999
- Part 3: Dress Timepieces, $1,000 to $4,999 [You Are Here]
- Part 4: Casual Timepieces, $1,000 to $4,999
- Part 5: Sales & Discounted Timepieces, $1,000 to $4,999
In its formal, real sense, the dress watch is the equivalent of a gentleman’s tuxedo. For this very reason, we have come up with a list of some of the best dress watches for men that costs between $1,000 and $4,999. These dress watches stand apart not only in price, but most importantly in function, form, and style.
There are a number of great watches you won’t think twice spending more than a thousand dollars on, and this Flagship Heritage dress watch from Longines is definitely among such category. Beautiful and elegant, this timepiece showcases a stainless steel case combined with a brown leather strap. It has a silver dial that features gold-toned index hour markers and Dauphin-style watch hands. It also features a date display window by the 6 o’clock position with the Flagship label right above it. Just below the 12 o’clock position, on the other hand, is the Longines signature logo. All in all, this is truly a heritage watch, and one that combines attitude and elegance, resulting to a very unique timepiece.
This dress watch from Maurice Lacroix is just one of a few timepieces that will really make you stand out when wearing it with its extraordinary personality and stunning aesthetics. Combining a stainless steel case and black leather calfskin band, this watch is powered by high-grade Swiss self-winding mechanical movement and protected by a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating. It also features a gray sunray dial as well as baton hour markers with the minute tick markers positioned an inner ring. In addition to that is a date display window by 6 o’clock position and the Maurice Lacroix logo in between the 12 o’clock marker and a day display window. All of these result to a truly fantastic dress watch.
The Omega Deville Prestige watch is a true representation of sophistication and beauty. One look at it and you’ll know that you just got to have it, especially if you’re a fan of elegant watches. This particular model features a stainless steel case and bracelet. This watch is not too flashy, but is the perfect proof that less is indeed more. It offers a very clean look with its silver-toned dial that comes with nothing but Roman numeral index hour markers, Dauphin-style hands, and a date display window by the 3 o’clock position. The Omega logo is also quickly noticeable just below the 12 o’clock position, but other than, there’s nothing more that adorns this watch’s face.
You won’t be able to help but keep on staring at this piece of beauty from Baume & Mercier. It’s a stunning dress watch that also offers a number great features. For instance, it has a power reserve indicator positioned right above the 6th-hour marker. It’s also water resistant up to 30 meters. It even has a round dial window just below the 12th-hour marker that lets you see through the watch’s mechanism. Aside from that, this watch also offers Roman numeral hour markers, as well as elegant Feuille-style hands. All these are put together by a stainless steel case and a black alligator leather strap and protected by a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal window. Combine all that and you get this one classy timepiece.
From Rado comes this luxury watch that is a true beautiful work of art. It features a ceramic case and a ceramic bracelet and is powered by Swiss automatic movement. Minimalistic in style and design, this watch offers a white dial with index hour markers and index hour, minute, and second hands. It also comes with a date display window positioned next to the 3rd-hour marker. These elements are protected by a sapphire crystal window. The watch is water resistant to 330 feet and is actually a tough and durable timepiece. If you’re going to rate this watch from 1 to 10, you definitely wouldn’t hesitate to give it a perfect score considering its form, function, and overall quality.
If you’re looking for a dress watch that would conveniently go with whatever attire you wear, this is the watch for you. Featuring a stainless steel case and a stainless steel bracelet, this TAG Heuer timepiece is one of the best within its category. It comes with a black guilloche dial that features silver-tone hands, Arabic numeral hour markers, and a seconds sub-dial with a date display window inset. Equipped with Swiss automatic movement, this watch also features a power reserve of 44 hours and is water resistant up to 100 meters. A truly sophisticated timepiece made especially for gentlemen, this watch would definitely make an elegant addition to your collection.
Definitely one of the classiest dress watches in the market today, this timepiece from Hamilton is a real beauty. Everything about this watch seems to have been perfectly put together, making it very easy to the eyes. It combines a stainless steel case and an obviously high-quality leather calfskin strap. It also features a brushed silver-toned dial that showcases polished gunmetal-tone index hour markers and hands, marine blue chronograph and sweeping seconds hands, a pair of sub-dials, and a date display window by the 3 o’clock position. Elegant and classy, this is the type of watch that you would wear if you would want to get noticed immediately when you’re in a party or any formal occasion.