A luxury watch is special not just because of the way it looks and the function it performs, but because of the unmatched feeling you get when you wear one. It has the power to make you feel confident, bold and fearless and to announce to the world that you mean business. Be it men’s watches or women’s, the value of a luxurious timepiece multiplies over time, such that it becomes a staple in your everyday wardrobe, often becoming a priceless heirloom. Wearing the right wristwatch can elevate your look and help you stand out in a crowd by acting as a mirror to your taste and personality.
If you’re going out of your way to live up to the ‘new year, new me’ resolution, your watch shouldn’t be far behind. Head to trusted luxury watch retailers such as Ethos Watch boutiques to browse through a host of men’s and women’s watches, to find an exquisite timepiece that perfectly complements your personality and unique sense of style. To ease up the selection process, here’s a list of 2018’s best watches that you must keep an eye out for:
- Longines Heritage Conquest
The Longines Heritage Conquest is the perfect blend of awe-inspiring craftsmanship, sophisticated aesthetics and cutting-edge technology. Made to inspire generations of watchmakers, the classy timepiece comes with a silver hued steel bezel and a silver dial brought to life with PVD yellow gold plated hour markers. Strapped in with a brown crocodile leather strap, the sophisticated watch is ideal for everyday use as it is protected against minor body damage and scratches with a resilient sapphire crystal glass finish over the case. It is also water resistant up to a depth of 30 metres. Additionally, the luxurious timepiece boasts of a date window, placed at the half hour marker of the dial.
2. Breitling Superocean Heritage 46
Breitling is universally acclaimed as one of the most trusted names in watchmaking, especially for producing the most reliable chronographs. Established in 1884, Breitling watches have found a special place in the wardrobe and hearts of aviation and navigation professionals, who trust their Breitling to track complex and precise movements with utmost accuracy. The Superocean Heritage 46 is a front-runner in the Superocean Heritage collection, made special with its classic black dial and 46mm silver toned stainless steel case. The outer rim of the watch’s dial is dotted with minute markers to ensure accuracy in reading. The sophisticated yet rugged timepiece also boasts of a silver and black rotatable bezel strapped in with a silver toned, stainless steel bracelet and a folding clasp to ensure maximum comfort and ease.
3. Rado Centrix Open Heart
The first look of Centrix Open Heart by Rado is enough to fall in love. Best suited for a woman who wears her heart on her sleeve (quite literally), the gorgeous timepiece is unique because of its crescent shaped, upside down dial and ‘beating heart’ – an eye catchy, stylized red keyhole placed at the marker for 12 o’ clock. The distinctive, awe-inspiring timepiece is bound to be a super-chic addition to any woman’s wardrobe.
4. Rolex Lady-Datejust 28
Any conversation about luxury timepieces is incomplete without mentioning the king of watchmaking – Rolex. The Rolex Datejust is the modern embodiment of everything Rolex has been known for over the years. Boasting of new-age design and functionality, the luxurious timepiece has still managed to retain iconic features that make it recognizable around the world. The model features 904L steel, a chic pink dial and the trademark Oyster Bracelet, powered by Calibre 2236, a new-age self-winding mechanical movement manufactured and developed exclusively by Rolex.
Keep your eyes out for these iconic watches this year and choose one that best fits your personality and accentuates your unique sense of style.