You can tell a lot about a person by their appearance--their suit, accessory, or hairstyle. A watch can say a lot more about a person that what that person says out loud. But with so many choices on the market, how do you narrow down the choices? Take a look at our roundup of the best luxury watches of 2018 to see what your wrist could say.
One of the more popular of the luxury watch brands, the Rolex Cosmograph Daytona Stainless-Steel Watch was introduced in 1963. Designed for race car drivers, the watch is made of oystersteel, an extremely resistant material. Great for an adventurous soul, with its Oyster bracelet robust bracelet, this watch can be customized with a white or black face.
With its Classique 7147 Watch, Breguet has given a unique flair to a very traditional watch style. The water-resistant watch comes with a classic “Grand Feu” enamel face and classic Breguet numerals, however, the leather strap can be customized with customized with its alligator leather strap with a gold pin buckle. Choose from either white gold or rose gold, or decide to change it with a dial in silvered 18-carot gold. Your choice.
Price: White gold - $21,000, Rose gold - $21,500
Chopard’s latest limited edition 18K Rose Gold watch defines both beauty and transparency all on one wrist. The L.U.C XP Skeletec Watch takes its inspiration from Chopard’s sportier watches but as the very first skeleton caliber, the manufacturer took the design to the next level. The ultra-thin case features dark gray tones with gold and brass that can easily be seen through the transparent face. The skeletonization can especially be seen on the back of the watch where users can see both the beauty of the machinery and also see it at work. This special edition is limited to only 288 pieces.
For those in love with a watch that makes a statement, look no further than Hublot’s Big Bang Meca-10 18K King Gold. The watch features an in-house movement that took two years to develop, a 10-day power reserve, and an open worked dial revealing the mechanics of the watch. The King Gold is water resistant up to 100 meters and fits comfortably with the same ribbed rubber straps as other models. It is a creation that both honors tradition and innovation.
If you or your loved one desires a watch that is unlike any other, Parmigiani Fleurier has the solution to your problem. The Toric Chronomètre has to be handmade, one by one, due to the uniqueness of the bezel. It has alternating gadroons and knurling, which makes it unique, created by manually fluting the material with a wheel that imprints notches. In layman’s terms, it means none of the Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Chronometre Watches are the same. Enjoy the distinctiveness.
There is almost nothing new about the 25th Anniversary Edition of Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore watch – and yet it’s causing as much of a commotion as it did in its original 1993 edition. This special edition watch is one of three models being sold to celebrate the anniversary of a trend-setting watch company.
Back in 1993, the first Royal Oak Offshore began the trend for larger-than-life luxury sports watches. They have kept this ethos through 2018. Save for beautiful new materials on the updated version, the Anniversary Edition has remained true to its roots. With its unique blue dial, you may even consider this watch better than the original.
Out of all the luxurious watches mentioned before, there is something special about the Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Chronometre Watch that beats out the rest. It is the only one that is truly unique, due to its manufacturing. For someone who is looking for a one of a kind piece of equipment on their wrist, the Parmigiani Fleurier is the way to go.
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