Timeless Watches For Men
A watch, most irrefutably, is a man’s single most important fashion accessory. It’s more than just a time-telling device – watches are also a matter of prestige and style, and if taken care of, they can also be passed down to generations. So, while the other hundred things that you invest in will wear off eventually, a watch will stay by you, forever! Here is a list of 7 timeless watches for men.
1) The Omega Speedmaster
At its core, the basic Speedmaster, has remained largely unchanged ever since it debuted in 1957. Not to mention, it also beat out 5 other chronographs to become NASA’s standard watch in the mid-1960’s. When it became the first watch to be worn on the moon in 1969, Speedmaster became a benchmark in durability and quality. And straight from that, the Speedmaster landed on George Clooney’s wrist. Well, if this is not timeless, what is?
2) The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak
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A classic design that hasn’t deviated for 30 years, Royal Oak is a perfect blend of yellow gold, leather and oodles of style. And if that’s not motivation enough for you, then style godfather, Lino Leluzzi, swears by this watch, too! This watch also inspired an entire segment of luxury sport watches. Royal Oak, hands down, is a most classic timepiece, which is and will continue to be the most admired one around.
3) The Tag Heuer Monaco
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One of the automatic chronographs to ever be produced, Monaco was made popular by Steve McQueen in the film ‚Le Mans‘. It’s is also one of the watches that made square dials look cool. Moreover, Monaco’s original models from the ‘70s are highly collectible and are a perfect union of masculinity and creativity. Timeless indeed!
4) The Cartier Tank
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Leave it to the French to create a square watch case with such finesse and style that it makes a permanent place in the history of wrist watches. Besides, Tank was the first timepiece conceived originally as a wrist watch. The watch is made of gold and is carried on a crocodile leather band and as the name suggests, has been inspired by a 1917 tank called Renault.
5) The Hamilton Ventura
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Men with extraordinary taste will vouch for Hamilton Ventura as it is a stylish combination of American design and Swiss made excellence. Besides, it’s also hard to miss the Ventura on the wrist of Will Smith in the film Men In Black. Featuring a flying-V shaped case, black leather strap and a polished black dial, Ventura is a classicwatch that is an icon of design and innovation.
6) The IWC Classic Pilot Mark XVI
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A watch aficionado’s favourite, and rightly so, the IWC Classic Pilot Mark is not an icon but an archetype. Although IWC is known for churning out the most simple but stunning set of watches, Pilot Mark from 1936 remains their most complicated piece till date. It protects itself against changes in altitude and magnetic fields – ideally meant for a pilot and hence the name. Quite an innovative technique!
7) The Rolex Submariner Steel
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Few timepieces spell success and Rolex Submariner is one of them. Marrying aesthetics with status, the watch was introduced in 1953 and has hardly changed since. The two most notable features of the watch are its ceramic bezel and glide-lock clasp, which was made specifically for drivers. Despite its generally sporty roots, Submariner remains an ultimate watch for men.