It’s almost Valentine’s Day, and you’re thinking of giving your man a watch.
But with so many options available at every conceivable price point, it’s difficult to make a decision on which wristwatch to buy. Should you look at Rolex watches? Or maybe opt for an elegant Jaeger-Lecoultre?
Let us help you out! Below are some of the best watches that your man will surely love.
1. Rolex Air-King Stainless Steel
Rolex watches are often seen as a sign of opulence even if many watches from the brand are not sold at stratospheric prices.
It’s not often that you see celebrities and personalities wear unknown brands, because classic brands are seen as a status symbol that they want to flaunt. One of these classic brands is Rolex. Martin Luther King, for example, wore a Rolex when he uttered those infamous words, “I have a dream”. Artist Pablo Picasso also sported a Rolex and even the Dalai Lama has a rumored 15 watches from the brand.
If you want an easily recognizable brand that the man in your life can wear just about anywhere, the Rolex Air-King is a fine choice. It has a scratch resistant sapphire crystal, a waterproof screw-down crown, and features a stainless steel case. This beauty is sold at $5,500.
2. Breitling Windrider Callisto
A brand known for specializing in technical watches, Breitling has played an important role in chronograph development. A world leader for this particular component, every Breitling watch is expected to be sturdy and reliable. And they are.
The Breitling Windrider Callisto is no exception. A watch from the 90s, this wristwatch is a wonderful gift for every watch connoisseur. It is water resistant and has steel movement. It can be found on sale for as little as $999, making it a great choice for the budget conscious.
3. Jaeger-Lecoultre Reverso Duometre
The Jaeger-Lecoultre’s Duometre Unique Travel Time watch is a combination of elegance and functionality. It features an 18K rose gold frame and comes with manual wind functions for hours, minutes, seconds, and dates. This beautiful watch also features a world time and a second time zone complete with a day/night indicator. It has a power reserve of 50 hours.
Sold for $39,550, this Swiss-made watch is the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for men who are always on the go.
4. Cartier Ronde Solo Steel Black Leather Midsize Watch
This unisex midsize watch is a Swiss-made beauty that features a 6.5 mm-thick case. It has a stainless steel back and a crocodile skin embossed leather strap in black. Sold for $3,750, this Cartier watch also has a silver opaline dial with black sword-shaped hands. A great choice for stylish men, this watch can be worn with a suit and tie, but also pairs well with casual attire.
5. Zenith, 42mm El Primero “Captain Chronograph” Limited Edition
Like all limited edition Zenith watches, this exclusive model is reflective of centuries of watchmaking history. It is an exceptional piece that comes with a stainless steel case, luminescent hands and markers, and an elegant alligator leather strap with blue stitching. This is a sought-after watch making it a perfect gift for any occasion. Sold at $6,250, it also features a date display and is water resistant up to 50 meters.
Picking a watch for the love of your life all depends on his personal style and what functions make up the type of watch he needs. Be the hero this Valentine’s day and give him a timeless gift he’ll never forget.