Whether you are buying a watch for yourself or as a gift for someone, it may be a good idea to find out which are the latest timepieces. Here, we will give you a list of some of the best options that you can choose from.
A watch is no more merely a device to check the time. Wrist watches these days are equipped with advanced features such as PDAs, remote controls, and GPS navigation systems. Thanks to futuristic devices such as these, maintaining a daily routine of any kind has become extremely easy.
While for some among us, these feature-rich watches are extremely desirable, there are others who would prefer timepieces that are also status symbols. Whatever be your preference, there is a type for everyone out there.
Top Watches for Men
Buying a watch for men is never an easy task. There are just way too many brands and styles of wrist watches out there, and choosing the right one can often be difficult. There are some pointers that can help you pick out the right watch. These include the cost, whether or not the quality justifies the cost, choosing between analog and digital varieties, and also the occasion for which the watch will be worn.
Also, keep the person’s likes as far as style is concerned, in your mind. Keeping all these aspects in mind will make your buying process a lot simpler. But keeping that aside, there are some timepieces that have become symbols of desirability.
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Sea-Dweller
Rolex is certainly the name that comes to everyone’s mind when we talk about luxury watches. The Rolex Oyster Perpetual Sea-Dweller is a piece of art. The very first Sea-Dweller was released back in 1967. This classic edition now comes equipped with a bolder, stylish look along with exciting features.
The watch is geared with components made up of nickel phosphorous, which is non-magnetic in nature. Hence, it remains unaffected by magnetic fields surrounding it. The balance spring attached to the oscillators, also made up of para-magnetic material, only raises the standards of precision for competitors of Rolex.
Price: USD 12,350*
Rado HyperChrome Automatic Chronograph
Rado definitely tops the list of the undisputed leaders manufacturing wrist watches. The company holds a long-standing reputation of producing watches of the finest quality. The Rado HyperChrome series is an elegant series of wristwatches. The Automatic Chronograph Match is a limited-edition watch belonging to this series.
Plasma high-tech ceramic, stainless steel, and a transparent sapphire case back are a few among the many exciting features of this watch. The watch also consists of a sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating. The watch looks extremely elegant with its blue dial and lining on its hands. The watch has a very professional look and is extremely well made. It comes with a Tachymeter which can be used to compute a speed based on travel time or distance based on speed.
Price: USD 4200*
Fossil Gen 3 Smartwatch – Q Explorist Smoke Stainless Steel
Fossil is among the most preferred brands in the United States. The Gen 3 Q Explorist Smoke smartwatch is a beauty in itself. It consists of a fitness tracker, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity. It is compatible with Android and iOS.
You can personalize your dial, play music, control applications by voice, use google maps and much more. It also comes equipped with an LED flashlight. The belt of this watch is interchangeable. This makes the watch more interesting. It also shows you notifications of social media, text messages, email, app alerts, multiple time zones, alarm clock, calendar alerts, etc.
Price: USD 222*
G-Shock Digital DW5600HR-1
The G-Shock range has been one of the most successful ranges from the Casio stable. Not only is it a super-tough watch, but it is shock resistant, has an appealing design, comes in a variety of colors, and offers waterproof protection, among many other features.
It is one of the few timepieces that is loved by both sports enthusiasts and fashion forward individuals. It is a digital watch with a black, white, or blue face and resin band.
Shinola The Bedrock
It will be nothing but injustice if we keep a Shinola watch out of the list of the best watches for men. The Bedrock is a timepiece having two hands and the seconds are shown in a small circle at the bottom of the dial. This concept is stylish, yet elegant in its own way. The case is made up of stainless steel and it is attached to a leather strap.
The crystal consists of a double curve sapphire with anti-reflective coating. What makes this watch great? It’s the excellent battery life that it gives, which lasts up to 4 years. The Bedrock is available in a wide variety of colors and although has no fancy features, it carries a class of its own.
Price : USD 700*
Top Watches for Women
While choosing watches for women, one needs to consider factors like your personal style, cost, occasion, etc. Most women are also extremely particular about the material of the watch that they should buy or wear, and also if they want to purchase one with a leather band or one that has a steel band. Whether you are buying something that you can wear everyday or one that you need in order to make a statement from time to time, these features need to be taken seriously.
BVLGARI B. Zero1 (102085 BZ23BSCC.M)
BVLGARI is an elite brand when it comes to women’s luxury watches. The watch is designed keeping in mind the concepts of eternity and modernity which reflects clearly from this make of this watch, manufactured in Switzerland. It has a quartz movement and is water-resistant up to 30 meters. The components of this masterpiece are mounted within a steel case, having a ceramic ring. The dial is black and consists of a black colored ceramic bracelet and a safety clasp made up of steel.
Simplicity is at the core of this design, but the steel bezel around a jet black colored dial makes it a classy watch. The finishing of this watch is unbelievably superb and it looks simply awesome with whatever you wear.
Price: USD 3100*
If you are looking a watch with diamonds, Bolova is just the right choice for you. The 96S169 is made up of stainless steel and has a silver-tone finish. It has 11 diamonds placed in the place of digits from 1 to 11 and the number 12 written as a Roman number XII. Although it contains diamonds, we wouldn’t label this watch as something to wear only for parties due to certain other aspects of its looks. Overall, the watch is good to wear anywhere and with any outfit.
The watch has quartz movement and sapphire crystal. It is water resistant up to 30 m. The casing of this magnificent watch is a double press enclosure and has a pearl dial too, which adds a royal look to this timepiece.
Price: USD 155*
Olivia Burton Animal Motif
If you are looking for something which looks decent and doesn’t have a very big price tag, you should certainly go for Olivia Burton. The “Animal Motif Sparrow Chalk Blue and Silver” is one of the finest they have presently.
This garden timepiece has the picture of a lovely sparrow sitting on a flower-covered stem, on its dial. Sounds gaudy right? No, it isn’t! The detailing of this picture only makes it look beautiful. This picture is printed on the white dial in black color, which adds class to this already elegant timepiece. There are no digits on the dial and the bezel of the watch has a silver finishing. The belt has a cool, chalk-blue color.
Price: USD 100*
Nautica CAP NAPCPR002
Nautica is a brand of watches with growing popularity in the US. CAP is a unique rough and tough watch, having a blue body and sporty look. The top bezel is colored in a rose-gold tone, a color trending globally, in womens’ watches.
The blue dial and belt of this watch contrasts yet compliments the rose-gold metallic color. The watch is water resistant up-to 50 meters. The numbers 12, 3, 6, and 9 marked differently from the other numbers give the dial a unique, stylish look.
Price: USD 120*
The LW203-4AV is a watch exclusively for women. Some of the features of this watch include 50m water resistance, a stop watch, alarm and a long battery life. The watch is extremely comfortable to wear.
The best part is, it comes in colors which all women love to wear. The watch also has a backlight which can be used in the dark. The watch is among the most preferred sports watches by women.
Price: USD 30*
You can also consider buying smart-watches by Casio. Most smart-watches are unisex, however Casio has an exclusive range of smart-watches designed to suit men as well as women equally.
Prices will vary as per location and offers available. This list is in no particular order, but one thing is for sure, it’s totally worth it!