8 of Our Favorite Luxury Watches from the Last 5 Years
If you need a watch that oozes style, elegance, and masculinity, then look no further. For those who have the confidence and coinage, here’s our 8 favorite luxury watches of the last half decade.
Breitling Navitimer Cosmonaute
Breitling Navitimer Cosmonaute, $9200, is a space age homage that boasts all the wonderful bells and whistles a chronograph of its caliber should: a a 43mm diameter, 70 hour power reserve, respectable water resistance, and, a unique dial rendered in military time. Avaialable in steel, stainless steel or 18K red gold, Breitling has made the Navitimer versatile enough to elevate sheer simplicity to bold elegance.
Rolex Sea Dweller 4000
Sea Dweller 4000, $10,560 , Rolex has delivered a monster of a sports watch that dives to a depth of 4000 feet. The case is 40mm steel, the Cerachrom bezel is virtually scratch proof, and the 60 minute graduations allow for the hardcore to monitor their diving with to the minute pinpoint accuracy.
Bremont Jaguar MKIII
Burberry Britain BBY1211
Burberry Britain BBY1211, starting at around $1800, is an understated affair of unparalleled class. Clocking in at 43mm, the watch comes in a sweet 18K rose gold with a chestnut brown leather strap, equipped with Super LumiNova hands that will give you the time even in the darkest of night.
Shinola Chrono Runwell Sport
2016 found everybody clamoring to find out more about the very watch our outgoing POTUS rocks on his wrist, and it’s Sinola’s Runwell Sport, $875. The Runwell comes in a sleek stainless steel case with a double dome sapphire crystal and benefits from an Argonite 5050 Quartz movement that was assembled by hand using over 100 Swiss and other international components.
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak
Devon Star Wars
Devon unveiled a limited edition Star Wars timepiece. The general nuts and bolts are standard fare: stainless steel case, scratch-resistant sapphire crystal. But for wealthy fanboys (retails at $28,500), there can be no substitute for the limited edition that is sold with TIE Fighter cufflinks.
Carl F. Bucherer Patravi Scubatec