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A watch is part of a man's psyche. Just like a tie, it is encoded within the DNA of a man's style. Choosing a new watch is like a ritual: you will probably do tonnes of research to figure out what is the type of watch for you. This is exactly what you should do, and this guide will help you every step of the way when you decide it is time to purchase a new watch.
Starting points: What style of watch do you want?
The watch's style is extremely important to get absolutely right. The hottest trend in men's designer watches is watches with large faces, which is best exemplified by brands like Rolex. Chunky large faces on watches make men look strong, assertive and emboldened. Rolex have several men's watches that have large faces: these include the Oyster Perpetual Submariner. The Oyster Perpetual Submariner from Rolex is a lovely slice of watch excellence.
The stylistic traits of the Submariner include the durability factor. It is made in 904L steel, topped off with a Triplock winding crown. When you put on the Submariner, you will feel like the captain of your own ship, instead of being a crew-member. The naval aspects of the Submariner are bang on trend from the steel to the nautical look of the watch's face. If you want to go to the next level of nautical style, try the Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master II which also features gilded tones, reminiscent of old-fashioned navy attire.
Did you know that the Roman god Vulcan was a blacksmith? It's believed that during the time of Romans, volcanoes were thought to be his underground workshops. From the time of the ancient Romans to today, the passion for the scientific quality has always been sought after. However, only a few brands can execute with passion, focus and the type of attention to detail that blacksmiths had. Rolex is one of these brands. Take the Milgauss for example: science is steeped deep into the heritage of the watch, which has been manufactured by Rolex since 1956. However, it is a sumptuously stylish watch for men: it looks like a shield, with orange markers denoting 9, 3 and 6 on the watch's face.
If you are in the market for a new watch, there are several things you need to consider. Style is important, however there are other important aspects that men's designer watch brands take into account such as practicality, durability and longevity. All three of these themes are wrapped into every curve of Breitling watchers. Part of the Swiss-watch making elite, Breitling has produced innovative timepieces for Bentley Motors.
The Breitling Emergency model is a stunning example of how practicality and beauty are fused together onto the face of the watch. It has a microtransmitter which is built-into the watch, so if you or a friend that you are buying the watch for are amateur pilots, you can use the microtransmitter when you are flying in the air. The Breitling Chronomat is one of the most popular watches from the Swiss watchmaker. It is a beautiful watch that is highly durable throughout all the elements.
Being from the UK means getting used to rain, sleet and other wet conditions in our climate. However, when you have the Breitling Chronomat on your arm, being in the rain when you have a lunch break is not a hassle at all. The practicality of the Chronomat is highlighted in the fact that the watch has a minimum power reserve of an astonishing 42 hours. This is excellent if you are an active sportsman and you think you are losing track of time while playing footie with your mates. You know that your Chronomat will always be there for you because of the high power reserve capabilities. The longevity of the Chronomat is illuminated by the brilliance water resistance of the watch. If you are swimming, you know that your Breitling will work up to a water resistance level of 300metres.
Choosing a watch that is durable and reliable, just like you, is simple once you set your eye on a watch like Montbrilliant from Breitling. This watch features a gold-rimmed watch face which is made in 18K rose gold. It is a fantastic watch for summer because it can withstand the hot weather. With over 30 jewels encrusted onto the watch, the Montbrilliant is durable for all types of occasions such as business meetings, working lunches, Sunday roasts and dinners. Revel in the beauty and durability of the Montbrilliant when you choose it to be your next watch of choice this year.
Nothing says old-school sophistication for men than a Patek Philippe watch. It is hotly contested that a Patek Philippe watch is the most prestigious type of watch for a man to have because of the historic heritage of this Swiss watchmaker, which was launched in 1839. If you are looking for a classic watch, take a look at the men's watches from Patek Philippe.
Watches such as the Golden Ellipse are popular because of their simplicity. By avoiding extraneous details and embellishments, the watches stand out more. The Platinum 5738P model of the Golden Ellipse has a cool blue face which gleams in the sunlight. The calibre is 240, and the dial of the watch is dripping in 18K gold, while the markers of Patek Philippe are made of 18K white gold.
The simple design of this watch is a treat because you know of the high class materials that were used to make your watch. By looking at the themes of simplicity and luxury from brands like Patek Philippe, you will be spoiled for choice when you want to buy a classic watch.
When choosing a classic watch, always opt for simple designs such as the watches Patek Philippe and Audemars Piguet make. This way, you can pass the watch down to your son as a timeless heirloom.