As the holiday season is approaching fast, we take a look at 10 great dress watches for men that will look great at all your upcoming Christmas parties.
BAUME & MERCIER CLIFTON BAUMATIC
The Clifton Baumatic from Baume & Mercier is a great classic dress watch with its 40mm stainless steel case, blue lacquered dial and black alligator strap. The watch is powered by Baume & Mercier’s automatic Baumatic Caliber that has a 120-hour power reserve.
Price: CHF 2’850
HERMES ARCEAU TGM
This elegant Arceau TGM (for très grand modèle or very big model, in English) comes in a 40mm stainless steel case with a quartz movement. The elegant white dial features numerals in the brand’s unique slanted font that has become a signature for Hermès. The timepiece comes paired with an Hermès beige leather strap for utmost sophistication.
Price: CHF 2’900
H. MOSER & CIE VENTURER SMALL SECONDS
The H. Moser & Cie Venturer Small Seconds comes in a 39mm red gold case with a stunning gray dial and red gold indexes. On the inside is the brand’s in-house manual Caliber HMC 32, which indicates the hours, the minutes, the seconds and the power reserve (72 hours) . It comes paired with a brown leather strap with white stitching and a pin buckle.
Price: CHF 17’500
MAURICE LACROIX ELIROS DATE 40MM
This Maurice Lacroix Eliros Date comes in an elegant 40mm stainless steel case with a matching Milanese mesh bracelet that can be interchanged with a leather strap if desired. The movement is quartz and indicates the hours, minutes, date and small seconds. Other features include a handsome black dial with silver-colored hands and indexes, and a water resistance of 50 meters.
Price: CHF 650
JAEGER-LECOULTRE REVERSO TRIBUTE SMALL SECONDS
The Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Small Seconds, in its reversible stainless steel case, comes with this deep blue dial and matching blue leather strap. It is powered by the brand’s manual-winding Caliber 822/2 with a power reserve of 45 hours that indicates the hours, minutes and small seconds at six o’clock. It is also possible to engrave the caseback for a loved one.
Laurent Ferrier’s Galet Annual Calendar Montre Ecole is a particularly elegant timepiece with its silver dial that indicates the hours, minutes, annual calendar, date, day, month, and small seconds. There is also a power reserve indicator on the back of the watch that can be viewed through the sapphire crystal. The timepiece is powered by a manual-winding caliber and is water-resistant to 30 meters.
Price: CHF 50’000
FREDERIQUE CONSTANT HYBRID
The Frédérique Constant Hybrid looks like a traditional watch, and indeed it is just that with its automatic movement inside, but it also features the height of smartwatch technology in the form of a connected module that links to your phone and gives all kind of information such as activity tracking, sleep monitoring, caliber analytics, worldtimer, dynamic coach and more.
Price: CHF 3’550
ARNOLD & SON HMS1
The Arnold & Son HMS1 is a particularly chic timepiece with its sun-brushed gray dial and 40mm stainless steel case. It comes fitted with an in-house manual-winding caliber with a 90-hour power reserve that indicates the hours, minutes and small seconds at six o’clock. The HMS1 comes paired with a black alligator strap and is water-resistant to 30 meters.
Price: CHF 9’962
VACHERON CONSTANTIN FIFTY-SIX SELF-WINDING
When it comes to elegance, you can’t go wrong with a Vacheron Constantin, as this Fifty-Six model proves perfectly. Housed in a 40mm rose gold case, with a silver-colored opaline dial and touches of luminescence, this classic wristwatch is timeless. It is powered by the brand’s in-house manual-winding Caliber 1326 and indicates the hours, minutes and seconds in the center and has a date at three o’clock.
Price: CHF 20’400
PIAGET ALTIPLANO ULTIMATE 910P
For something a little different, we wrap up this list with the Piaget Altiplano Ultimate 910P that comes in this gorgeously thin case and is fitted with a skeleton dial. The Altiplano Ultimate 910P comes in a 41mm white gold case and features a silver and black dial with off-centered hours and minutes. It is powered by the brand’s in-house automatic Caliber 910P that has a power reserve of 50 hours.