Best Luxury and Expensive Watches Brands for Men
If you’re a man who cares about style, you probably own (or want to own) a few watches. How often do you see very successful men in a very ordinary watch? Successful men wear luxury, masculine, and often sporty watches. It might be difficult to tell what watches correspond with your needs. To make any smart purchase, your luxury watch will need to fit your lifestyle.
Some timepieces are designed to be worn on a daily basis and withstand a significant amount of wear. Other wristwatches are not to be worn in high usage situations and are an investment that will require a certain amount of maintenance and care in order to assure that they have an indefinite lifespan.
Choosing a wristwatch that will be worn occasionally will provide you with a massive number of designs and styles. You can select a high-end watch that contains beautiful and unique features that are designed to be worn with evening wear or you may want a wristwatch that can be worn with particular items of clothing.
No matter what your income or lifestyle is or for whatever occasion there is a suitable men’s watch for you. whether you are looking for designer watches like Louis Vitton, Chanel, Tag Heuer, Gucci, Armani, Cartier, or Rolex or lower priced affordable watches like Swiss Army, Invicta, Citizen, Omega, Casio, Bulova, Seiko or Timex. Let’s take a look at some of the best men’s luxury and expensive watches:
Vacheron Constantin Skeleton Minute Repeater
Collectors the world over will be in awe of Vacheron Constantin’s iconoclastic Les Cabinotiers Skeleton Minute Repeater watch – the world’s slimmest-ever skeleton minute repeater watch. Born of inspired workmanship, countless craft traditions and over two and a half centuries of Vacheron Constantin’s horological achievement and expertise, the Les Cabinotiers Skeleton Minute Repeater watch is a veritable work of art – a perfect blending of the most precious Vacheron Constantin movement and most exquisite skeleton of its kind, lovingly set in a case of platinum– the most precious metal known to man. A rare masterpiece of breathtaking proportions – a timeless labyrinth of sparkling reflections of light and shade – this watch is an impassioned work of art made in a limited edition of just 15 pieces.
Richard Mille RM 002-V2 Turbillon
No other watch manufacturer departs so much from the traditional techniques of watchmaking. Unveiled to the world in 2001, the RM 001 Tourbillon broke from watchmaking tradition. From its avante-garde design, to its innovative use of materials and manufacturing processes the RM 001 stunned the watch world. Now well into the RM series, Richard Mille continues to produce racing-inspired time pieces of unique design.
Girard-Perregaux Opera Three
Costing over half a million dollars, this watch should be flaunted to the public. And when you do, it can create a deep sense of envy in the hearts of many. This one of a kind watch is especially created by Girard-Perregaux, who crafts “watches for the few since 1791” and certainly, with the price, only a few will be able to afford it.
Girard-Perregaux is named after its husband and wife founders, Constant Girard and Marie Perregaux, in 1856. They have been creating wristwatches that are way ahead of their time.
Breguet Double Tourbillon Classique Grande Complication
CLASSIQUE GRANDE COMPLICATION wristwatch in 950 platinum. Hand-wound movement. Ring-shaped dial forming a flange in 18K silvered gold. Chapter ring with Roman numerals. The hour hand is an extension of the bridge supporting the two tourbillon carriages. Engine-turned by hand, a center plate featuring two apertures for the tourbillons rotates in step with the passing hours. Breguet overcoils. Sapphire caseback. Water-resistant. The back of the movement bears a hand-engraved drawing representing the solar system, inspired by the 60-second rotation of the tourbillons on themselves and their rotation in tandem around a center axis over a 12-hour period.
Patek Philippe Celestial
Patek Philippe 5102 Celestial is just the thing for you. Featuring the anticlockwise rotation of the night sky of the Northern Hemisphere on its dial, this model from the Patek Philippe Celestial Collection is more than just a watch. The dial depicts a built in display of meridian passage, and phases of the moon as well as the angular progression of the stars relative to the meridian passage of Sirius. The hour and minute hands revolve around a dial with Roman Numerals showing the mean solar time.
TAG Heuer Kirium Formula 1
Simplistic style and functionality are perfectly united in these two mens sports watches from Tag Heuer. Both offer water resistance to 200m; analogue & digital time display, 1/100th of a second chronograph, countdown, daily and diary alarm, perpetual calendar, second time zone and dial backlighting.
IWC Grande Complication
The IWC Specialities watch collection brings to the world one of the supreme wonders of haute horlogerie—the Grande Complication watch. Housed within the massive 42.2mm 18K gold or platinum case of the IWC Grande Complication watch, an exceptional and complex selfwinding movement with 659 individual parts performs an incredible symphony of functions, including a perpetual calendar which indicates day, date, month, century and moonphase, a chronograph, and a minute repeater. Due to the considerable demands placed upon the skills of the master IWC watchmakers in constructing the Grande Complication watch, only 50 are produced each year,guaranteeing the continued mystique of this most incredible of timepieces.
Parmigiani Fleurier Bugatti Type 370
18 karat white gold, polished finish; oval cylindrical shape set onto a curved base plate; 52.6 x 32.7 x 19.25 mm, overall size; 34.75 x 23.20 mm, cylinder size; movement and dial shown through 6 sapphire crystals; back secured by 4 screws, with winding and setting stems. Dial: silver, with silvered flange; applied white gold baton markers on the flange; white gold lance hands with luminous coating. Indications: power reserve indicator wheel seen through the case top showing the 10 days reserve. Strap: leather with white gold deployant clasp. Movement: mechanical with manual winding; first of its kind transverse movement (it somewhat resembles an automotive transmission); built on 5 plates; Parmigiani Caliber 370; 37 jewels; power reserve approx. 10 days; mainspring power is transmitted via a clutch mechanism, a spherical differential and conic gears; set and wound with a setting pen/key.
Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Classique Grande Automatique
Patented large date display adjustable by means of the crown. Utilizes two discs rotating independently of each other. The gorgeous movement can be observed through the sapphire case back. This watch boasts an incredible 8-day power reserve. Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Grande Date Mens Watch 300.11.20. Since 1833, when the inventive Charles Antoine LeCoultre established this venerable watchmaker, it has produced some of the most outstanding and innovative timepieces. It wasn’t until 1931, however, that the Jaeger-LeCoultre brand rose to international fame. It was then that the Reverso – an ingenious reversible watch – was unveiled to the public.
The Bvlgari Ergon watch collection draws its name from the Greek words “ergos” and “nomos” which refer to the study of work and function. Like the science of ergonomics, which endeavors to make life less stressful, this fine and distinctive collection from Bvlgari is engineered for physical comfort and designed for great style. Employing a gently curved case with a broad tonneau shape that comfortably follows the contour of the wrist, the Bvlgari Ergon collection demonstrates the expertise in Italianate metalwork that has long made the house of Bvlgari famous. Brushed and polished surfaces converge on the Ergon watches to show off the skill of the master metalsmith, and richly detailed guilloche or satin finished dials provide elegant contrasts. Available in stainless steel, or 18K white gold, in models with bracelet or an alligator strap, the Bvlgari Ergon watch collection comprises watches in several sizes with simple time and date, as well as those with a chronograph complication. Attractively shaped and flawlessly crafted, the Bvlgari Ergon watch collection illustrates why the House of Bvlgari has long been celebrated for its ability to marry form and function.