Fashion – Classic Wristwatches: Timepieces For The Classic Watch-Lover

Watches reflect personal style. They represent more than just utility, serving as an example of taste, character and individual branding. As a true reflection of taste in accessories, finding the perfect watch is a top style priority for most.

Whilst some great timepieces can be found at lower prices, an understanding of top luxury brands will guide your own tastes in watches and direct you towards some worthwhile styles.

The watches featured here are prime examples of internationally acclaimed brands that have gained repute for both their look and functionality.

Here we recap the top luxury classic watch brands you should consider when deciding to renew your collection.

Baume&Mercier – Classima Core Automatic

Price: €4,600

Swiss Made, movement designation: Self-winding, power reserve 38 hour, water resistanceapprox. 50m.

Patek Philippe Grand Complications

Price: €105,500

This is a well-sized classic-looking watch with a stunningly refined dial that in many ways epitomises what Patek Philippe is good at.

IWC Da Vinci Tourbillon Retrograde Chronograph

Price: € 112,000

The elegant round pink gold case is 44mm in diameter and 17mm high. The movable horns ensure that the superb brown alligator strap by Santoni fits comfortably around the wrist.

Breguet – Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Automatique

Price:TBA

This exclusive model comes with a “Grand Feu” enamel dial thus combining the technical fascination of the tourbillon with the unique elegance and beauty of the enamel dial.

Omega Railmaster

Price: €11,840

Time-only: hours, minutes, center seconds, manualwinding, stainless steel.

Chopard Classic Manifacture

Price: €11,164

This watch has 18k rose gold case with a black alligator leather strap, white porcelain-style finish dial with rose gold-tone hands and Roman numeral hour markers. Water resistant at 30 meters with dates, hours, minutes and seconds all made in luxury watch style.

Vacheron Constantin – Traditionnelle Minute Repeater Tourbillon

From €414,300

The Traditionnelle minute repeater tourbillon comes in a choice of pink gold and platinum versions and is powered by the hand-wound movement.