Luxury watches are one of those fashion accessories which people in the world enjoy equally and hence are their sky-high prices.
Along with their practical function, watches indicate the most desirable characteristics in men such as status, the level of education and knowledge of technology.
It is indeed said that watches are the only piece of jewellery that modern men should have. Watches have always been a status symbol.
Today, you can find a thousand number of watchmakers in the market who claim that their watches are the finest quality.
Some watches are truly timeless -designed to be passed through generations while some are meant to instigate jealousy and lust in your competitors.
So here we have tried to compile the best watches in the world. Read along to set yourself a milestone in life.
One of the most powerful and popular luxury watch brands currently prevalent in the world, the Rolex watch is indeed a classic piece and has been known for its prestige, success, and wealth since its invention. The factory produces around 2000 pieces a day, and there is always a demand for its popular items.
Some of the most popular Rolex models for men are Datejust, Deepsea, GMT-Master II, Explorer I & II, Day-Date, Daytona, Milgauss, Submariner and Yachtmaster II.
Omega is without any doubt one of the most common Swiss luxury watch brands. The company came into existence in the year 1903 by Louis Brandt, in Switzerland. NASA chose the Omega Speedmaster watch for a moon mission and became the first-ever watch that went on the Moon way back in 1969.
Some of the most popular Omega watches for men include Constellation, Seamaster, De Ville and Speedmaster.
3. Patek Philippe
A Swiss ultra-luxury watch manufacturer, Patek Philippe has been widely renowned as the King of Watches. The company came into existence in 1852 by Antoni Patek and Adrien Philippe, Switzerland. Patek Phillipe is amongst the most loved high-end watch brands in men. The Patek Phillipe watches are adorned by the elite class including presidents.
Some of the modern Patek Philippe watches are Aquanet, Calatrava, Grand Complications, Gondolo, Complications, Golden Ellipse and Nautilus.
Montblanc is amongst the leading manufacturers of luxury writing tools, watches and jewellery. The German company began manufacturing watches in the late 1990s and earned tremendous respect in the luxury watch world shortly after it came on the market.
The most common Montblanc models for men are Nicolas Rieussec, Timewalker, Star, Star 4810, Sport, and Profile.
Hublot is another Swiss luxury watch company which began in 1976 by Carlo Crocco in Switzerland. However, the company officially introduced itself at the Basel Watch Fair in the year 1980.
Although Hublot is amongst the youngest luxury brands, it has already proven itself in the luxury watch market. Hublot is as well the official watch for FIFA and also for Formula 1.
Some of the favourite Hublot models for men are Big Bang, Classic Fusion, King Power, and Masterpiece.
The International Watch Company is a popular Swiss luxury watch brand. The company came into existence in the year 1869 by Florentine Ariosto Jones in the city of Schaffhausen, Switzerland. This high-end watch maker is a part of the Richemont Group. In the year 1990, the company introduced the model Grande Complications, which was indeed the most complicated wristwatch at that time. The watch presented itself with a perpetual calendar, a moon phase display and also a minute repeater.
Some of the best known IWC models are Ingenieur, Da Vinci, Portofino, Portuguese, Aquatimer, and Pilot.
7. TAG Heuer
TAG Heuer is also a Swiss company that manufactures not only watches but also fashion accessories, mobile phones and eyewear. The company began its production in the year 1860 by Edouard Heuer in St-Imier, Switzerland. This luxury brand is most famous for their close relationship with motorsports over the world; hence sports inspire the names of its watch models.
Some of the most prevalent TAG Heuer watches include Carrera, Grand Carrera, Aquaracer, Monaco, Link and Formula
The Swiss company, Zenith, came into existence in the year 1865 by Georges Favre-Jacot in Le Locle, Neuchâtel, Switzerland. This watch brand is popular in the world for its high quality and precision in the watch designs.
Some of the most purchased Zenith models for men include Defy Classic, Port Royal Rectangle, Defy Xtreme, Chronomaster and Grande Class El Primero.
Breguet is also a famous Swiss manufacturer of luxury watches for both men and women. The company came into existence in 1775 in Paris. Breguet was the first company to produce wristwatch in the world way back in 1810.
The “Breguet hands”, which are the blue pomme hands and uilloché dials make the Breguet watches unique in the market.
Some of the most traditional Breguet models are Classique, La Tradition Marine, Heritage and Type XX, XXI.
Chopard is undoubtedly one of the most famous Swiss luxury watchmakers. The company started in the year 1860 by Louis-Ulysse Chopard in Switzerland.
The Chopard watches show masculinity, elegance and sophistication. Some of the best Chopard models include Chopard Classic, Imperial, Grand Prix De Monaco Historique, Superfast and Mille Miglia.