Dress watches

Oozing elegance and quiet authority, your style is quite literally the business

Sometimes, your watch should match the aesthetic of a finely cut suit – that means sharp, elegant, understated. At such moments, there is simply no substitute for a classic dress watch.
“These really are the flavour of the year,” says Gregory. “The classic design means they’re a good investment, as they’re safe, they won’t date, and you won’t ever fall out of love with them.”
Instead of nudging the bling zone, look for an uncluttered dial and alligator-skin strap that will transcend any fleeting trends.

What it says: you possess the self-assurance to eschew vulgar signs of ostentation. Your watch may be expensive, but you’re more of a “stealth wealth” customer whose knowing eye values subtlety and discretion.

Clockwise from top: Montblanc TimeWalker Chronograph ($5740), Longines Saint-Imier ($2575), Tissot Tradition Chronograph ($575), Frédérique Constant Persuasion ($999), Raymond Weil Maestro Automatic ($2150)

Photo by Ed Urrutia Oct 9, 2012

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