The latest luxury watches for men
The latest and most extravagant embodiments of the luxury of time
Rendez-Vous Moon, Jaeger-LeCoultre
The face of the Rendez-Vous Moon is meant to elicit the feeling of looking at a clear, starry sky. If its diamond set bevel and blue alligator leather strap don’t give this away already, perhaps the dial’s geometrical motif will. The grainy textured moon slowly gliding over the dial is a new complication unique to this watch, set to tell the moon’s phase accurately for the next 985 years.
1815 Annual Calendar, A. Lange & Söhne
Earlier this year, A. Lange & Söhne introduced an elegant new addition to the 1815 series. Its main hands are blue steel while the gold-finished calendar hands contrast with a white argent dial. The 1815 pays tribute to company founder Ferdinand A. Lange’s birth year, and is meant as a classic companion for watch lovers.
Clifton GMT Power Reserve, Baume & Mercier
Designed for frequent travelers, the Clifton GMT Power Reserve can display two different time zones. A minimalist masterpiece, the watch’s clear face displays its functions: the date at 3 o’clock, the power reserve at 6, and the GMT at 12. The bright steel hands as well as the red and white indicators provide easy time-telling against the dial’s deep blue satin finish.
Classico Manufacture Grand Feu, Ulysse Nardin
Despite its minimal complications, there is nothing simple about this timepiece. The Grand Feu gets its name from the fires that forged its dial, while the translucent blue comes from an enamel powder, which fused with the dial once it was heated at about 1,100° Farenheit. The result is that wavy guilloché pattern that complements the white roman numerals and the softly-curved hands.
Drive de Cartier Extra Flat, Cartier
The latest Drive de Cartier maintains the classic cushion shape but comes thinner than ever at 6.6mm. The white gold and gray leather version is already sold out, given that only 200 pieces were made. However, the Extra Flat still comes in pink gold with a brown alligator leather strap. Its design is crisp and almost unassuming, if not for its 18k rose gold crown set with a faceted sapphire.
Altiplano 60th Anniversary, Piaget
Piaget celebrates the 60th year of the classic Altiplano with a new, ultra-thin self-winding movement and a sapphire crystal caseback on which the anniversary is engraved. The 18k white gold case matches the hour markers, stark and chic against a deep blue dial, a lighter blue crosshair design, and a matching alligator strap. Its minimalist design makes this limited edition piece the perfect unisex watch.