What you wear is incredibly important to not only how people see you but how you feel. Going out wearing clothes that boost your self-confidence and self-esteem is essential in this regard. It is not only women who feel this pressure – men are under just as much scrutiny each time they step into the office or bar. While it is naturally important to think about things like which shoes to wear, which shirt to try or which trousers or jeans to dazzle in, accessories often play the biggest part. When it comes to accessories, watches are a great way to set off any outfit and showcase your style.
You can’t just rock any old watch though and expect to get that awesome look you are after. A luxury watch is the only way to go in order to feel and look amazing. Here are the ten most elegant and decadent around now to choose from.
10 – Big Bang Meca-10 P2P by Hublot
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Hublot produce some really well-made and great looking watches that are ideal for the professional man. Whether at work or at play, they look amazing and will give you a real spring in your step. This is actually a limited edition version of the original Big Bang and has its own charm. Features of this exquisite timepiece include an engraved bezel with its own unique ID number and a 10-day power reserve movement. The leather strap offers superb comfort when worn and the skeletal dial face makes it feel perfectly up to date.
09 – Master Ultra Thin Moon 39 by Jaeger-LeCoultre
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A well-known and respected luxury watch brand is Jaeger-LeCoultre. It has been making timepieces in Le Sentier, Switzerland since 1833 and is known for its quality designs. The Master Ultra Thin Moon 39 continues this with a refined design which is perfect for daily wear. From CEO’s to high powered executives, this watch is ideal. An uncluttered face contains a beautifully balanced analog mechanism. There is also a calendar date indicator included which maps the phases of the moon. At just 4.9 millimetres thick and with a gorgeous black leather strap, this is one cool way to stay on time.
08 – Kirium F1 by Tag Heuer
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Tag Heuer are a very well-known brand in the luxury watch world. Founded in 1860 by Edouard Heuer in Switzerland, it has a long heritage of making superbly crafted timepieces. It is aimed at active men who love wearing these watches for the style and robustness they deliver. They also look great at nights when out at a swanky party or glamorous casino. The best one from this company right now is probably the Kirium F1. Made from quality stainless steel and with a soft leather strap, it is perfectly proportioned. The face is backlit with a sapphire crystal cover for an extra touch of bling. Functions included are a perpetual calendar and a tracking feature for a second time zone.
07 – Seamaster Diver 300m by Omega
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Another very popular luxury watch brand is Omega. Their price tags are not quite as eye-wateringly expensive as other competitors which is great for picking one up on a budget. First released in 1993, this watch has since gone on to become a real classic. As with the Yacht Master II, it is unashamedly masculine in its look and really catches the eye when worn. Ideal for more relaxed nights out or days shopping, it is a watch that you can wear every day. Along with the flowing lines and beautiful looks, there is an anti-magnetic chronometer movement and a fancy helium escape valve for underwater protection. As the official watch of James Bond, it has a real licence to thrill.
06 – Bulgari Octo Finissimo Tourbillon Automatic
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Another luxury watch that combines striking design with innovative features is this one from top brand Bulgari. With a super thin depth of just 3.95 millimetres, it has a tiny movement which measures just 1.95 millimetres. Both strap and case are constructed from sandblasted titanium which shows how special this watch is. The skeletonized dial looks very impressive and gives you a great view of the mechanism inside to marvel at. Produced in a small batch, this is one of the most exclusive watches you can buy. That is if you can find one now!
05 – Royal Oak by Audemars Piguet
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Swiss luxury watch makers will dominate this list in large parts as Switzerland is the home to top-class wrist watches. Audemars Piguet are a Swiss company that has been making top-notch watches since the late 1800’s. Still an independent company, it is situated in the picturesque confines of Le Brassus. The Royal Oak is a great example of why their luxury watches remain so popular still. A classic design gives a timeless sense of sophistication with flowing lines. The case comes in either 18-carat pink gold or silver for yet more luxury. Totally handmade by Swiss experts, it has Diamond engraved bridge bevels and a massive 60 power reserve. If you like your watches unique and suitable for any situation, this is a great choice.
04 – Yacht Master II by Rolex
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It says a lot about the quality of wristwatches on our list that his absolute classic is not higher up! Rolex really need no introduction and are a byword for total extravagance. This is the brand to choose if you want to be noticed and showcase your own unique style to people. The Yacht Master II is a great example of the ultra-masculine range they produce for men. It is the perfect accessory for the powerful, rich and successful man. Of course, if you can afford one you can get these benefits while you work your way up to this level! This timepiece has a gorgeous design with rounded curves and impressive presence. A .44 millimetre stainless steel casing contains the expected gold with a blue Cerachrom insert for extra glamour. If you want to get people talking, this is a great option.
03 – Grand Complications 5078R-001 by Patek Phillipe
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Patek Phillipe are a Swiss luxury watch firm that has a similar reputation to Rolex for glamour and splendor. Based in Geneva, it has been producing exquisitely designed men’s watched since 1852. Such is their reputation, they are the watch brand of royalty with Queen Victoria of England wearing them previously. This example is a great watch for the man who wants to show off his wealth but in an understated way. Looking equally great with a suit or a jumper, the self-winding mechanism even has a chime with two gongs! The enamel dial is simply gorgeous and the sapphire crystal case backing only adds to the charm. If you want a watch that screams luxury and delivers some amazing features, this is it.
02 – Navitimer 8 by Breitling
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Many people love Breitling watches and it is easy to see why with their classic looks and superb design. The company was founded in 1884 by Leon Breitling and is another Swiss luxury brand. The Navitimer 8 is one of their most famous models and has built up a great reputation over time. Originally designed for pilots, it can now be worn by anyone who wants a watch which gives amazing style and elegance. A comfy leather strap keeps it perfectly in place and the smooth action keeps time accurately. A three-register chronograph, the black dial with white hands design always means you can see the time when you need too. The overall feel of this watch is traditional luxury with a modern twist. This makes it ideal for daily use in the office or anywhere else.
01 – Tank Anglaise Extra-Large by Cartier
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Easily one of the top men’s luxury watches to buy is this stunner from legendary brand Cartier. Although a French company based in Paris, they also choose to make their watches in Switzerland too. They originally stepped foot into luxury watch making with Swiss company Ebel. Once this worked out well, they brought Ebel and carried on making luxury wristwatches for people to wear. This model takes its name from the French WW1 tank which inspired its design. The extra-large size is ideal for that statement look and the Diamond bezel only adds to the eye-catching appeal. There are also two rows of Diamonds on each side of the body which run the entire length of the case. Waterproof to 100 feet and with a beautiful silver face, this is a great choice.
If you are looking for a quick and effective way to improve your image, then a luxury watch is a great solution. It will go with any outfit and look amazing in any situation. Whether you rock it at a friend’s BBQ or in that next work meeting, it is sure to go down well. Nothing quite says ‘this is a man who has made it’ like a luxury watch.