If you are looking for the perfect gift for him this Valentine’s Day, you can never go wrong with a wristwatch. There are few things (if anything) a man covets more than a beautiful, luxurious watch.
Men’s watches run the gamut, from classic dress watches to ones with more sporty rubber bracelets. From there, they boast a host of complications, including chronographs, water resistance, and multiple time zone features.
Whether he is wearing a dress suit or just jeans and a polo, we have the perfect watch to gift him this Valentine’s Day. Here are our top picks:
1. Ulysse Nardin Maxi Marine Voyage (For the Adventurer)
Considered an “Icon of the Sea” this Ulysse Nardin Maxi Marine Chronograph Voyage Bleu is in mint condition. This automatic watch was created as a limited edition of only 99 pieces. The large 18kt rose gold case surrounds a blue dial with 3 sub-dials displaying seconds, minutes, and hours. The sporty blue rubber strap has rose gold inserts and a rose gold and titanium deployant clasp.
2. Breguet Classique (For the Traditional)
The Breguet Classique wristwatches exemplify the watchmaking ideals of precision, clarity, and elegant lines. This actual watch is in mint condition and features a beautiful silvered white gold dial with guilloche work and painted Roman numerals in an 18kt rose cold case and 2 sub-dials with minute and second functions. The brown crocodile hand-stitched strap features an 18kt rose gold folding clasp.
3. Blancpain Leman Reveil GMT (For the Traveler)
Blancpain has been making watches since the 1700s that set the standard for quality and establish them as one of the finest watchmakers around. This Blancpain Leman Reveil GMT is in titanium and rose gold. with a 44 mm titanium case. The black dial features small seconds, second time-zone, alarm time, power reserve, and alarm indicator subdials. This automatic watch is not only useful in day-to-day life but is also an heirloom to pass on from generation to generation.
4. Patek Annual Calendar (For the Collector)
The Patek Annual Calendar was first launched by the brand in 1996 and has been a great success story for almost 25 years. This particular model is the first regulator watch that Patek Philippe manufactured and is no longer being produced. In regulator watches, the minute hand takes the central main position with the hours and seconds as subdials. This watch features a beautiful satin silver dial and a navy-blue alligator hand-stitched strap with a pin buckle. It belongs on the wrist of someone who values time as much as it does.