If your watch doesn’t make you feel like a million dollars every time you put it on, then now is the time to invest in a new one. This year has seen some really interesting watch trends, including the rise of the smartwatch, amongst others.
Well-known luxury brands have brought out a range of ornate and authentic timepieces, designed to suit any occasion; whether you choose to wear it everyday or just for special events. No matter what your personal taste calls out for, from leather straps to metal bracelets, there is a perfect watch out there waiting for you. With both traditional and more contemporary options to choose from, decide between a classic round dial or a smart rectangular face.
Choose the right watch for your wrist with Laings as they pick the most popular men’s watches of 2016 so far.
Longines Men’s Master Collection L28024703 Watch
As part of Longines’ heritage excellence range known as ‘The Master Collection’, this stunning watch features an L696 automatic movement and a handy date display at 3 o’clock. Both practical and stunning, this beautifully stylish piece is complete with many features that are perfect for the distinguished gentleman.
Its world timer feature is perfect for the frequent traveller, with a brown alligator leather strap tying everything together in a wonderfully vintage package. This nostalgia tinged timepiece is understated yet undeniably attractive.
Longines are internationally renowned for their elegant take on traditional watchmaking; with its origins in the 1800s, they certainly understand how to make eye-catching watches with a close attention to detail. This beautiful watch is certainly no exception to the company’s legacy.
TAG Heuer Connected SAR8A80.FT6045
Smartwatches stole the spotlight in the watch world last year, and 2016 looks set to be the year where they really come into their own, with a beautiful combination of style and technology. Stay ahead of the pack with the only smartwatch created in conjunction with Google and Intel – the TAG Heuer Connected Smartwatch.
This stunningly designed watch has a vulcanised perforated rubber strap for maximum comfort, as well as a titanium case for ultimate durability. With a sensitive microphone, minute tracker, interactive counters and a huge variety of downloadable apps that are both Android and iOS compatible this watch is invaluable for fitness tracking as well as communications. A very modern take on a classic brand, TAG Heuer has pushed the boundaries for over 150 years and created a watch that is full of features you will find yourself using on a daily basis.
This stunningly designed watch has a vulcanised perforated rubber strap for maximum comfort, as well as a titanium case for ultimate durability. With a sensitive microphone, minute tracker, interactive counters and a huge variety of downloadable apps that are both Android and iOS compatible this watch is invaluable for fitness tracking as well as communications.
A very modern take on a classic brand, TAG Heuer has pushed the boundaries for over 150 years and created a watch that is full of features you will find yourself using on a daily basis.
Baume & Mercier Men’s Hampton 10026 Watch
Not every man can pull off a rectangular dial watch, but this particular piece from Baume & Mercier Hampton perfectly toes the line between contemporary and classic. For something a little different, this sharp and smart timepiece features an icy blue steel baton set against a clean white dial and a classic black strap.
This watch manages to be elegant and edgy all at the same time. Dressed up or dressed down, there’s always time for a beautiful timepiece like this one. Baume & Mercier have created a striking piece that you will love for years to come, whether it adorns your wrist every day or just on special occasions. Unrivalled precision and Swiss-made excellence, this is a piece to cherish.
Zenith Men’s El Primero Pilot 03.2410.4010/21.C722 Watch
Zenith is still fresh from celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2015, and now is a better time than ever to invest in a Zenith watch. This El Primero Pilot has a rich brown leather strap and a striking black dial, displaying its heritage roots whilst retaining a distinctly modern feel.
Ideal for the modern man with his own sense of style. From launching its first pocket chronograph in 1899, Zenith has encapsulated nuances of technical advancements while still retaining its classic style. This particular piece is contemporary and traditional in one neat bundle, providing the perfect watch for every occasion.
Pre Owned Rolex
If you’re a first time luxury watch buyer looking to make your first tentative foray in the field, then it’s highly likely you will be tempted by the lure of owning a Rolex.
Possibly the most sought after name in the watch business, they are renowned for their hefty price tag. It is definitely worth considering investing in a pre-owned model, and there are plenty to choose from.
At Laings we only accept pre-owned watches in the very highest second hand condition, and all watches we resell are fully serviced. A model like this Airking from 1982 would make an excellent investment, with its sleek appearance and sharp, bright face.
If you are looking to invest in your next timepiece but you’re not sure what would suit you best, or you simply can’t decide between a range of exquisite designs then get in touch with Laings at firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow them on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook.