The Best Watches for Men
What a man wears on his wrist says a lot about his style and level of success – get your wrist bling on with this guide to the best watches for men
By Kamala Kirk
For men, watches are the ultimate form of bling. Rolex. Patek Philippe. Cartier. The names alone reek of opulence and luxury. If you’re looking to wear success on your wrist, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve created the ultimate wish list of the best watches for men. Telling time never looked so good.
Rolexes are like the Ferraris of watches. Everybody knows about them and everybody wishes they had one (or several). If you’re a fan of the finer things in life, such as yachts, then look no further. Rolex’s Yacht Master II ($11,720) was designed to meet the needs of professional sailors and includes a patented programmable countdown and mechanical memory, ensuring perfect synchronization on your next boating adventure. With a stunning blue Cerachrom disc, this stunner is one of the best watches for men as well as the perfect accessory to help you sail in style.
Just about every Parisian socialite owns at least one Cartier watch. The most prestigious jeweler in Paris, Cartier is known for creating the best watches for men made of the finest gold and precious stones, creating the perfect balance between modern technology and time honored conditions. Show off your flashier persona with the Cartier Men’s Tank Anglaise White Diamond 18k Solid Rose Gold watch ($34,995) made with brilliant cut diamonds, sapphires and a silver dial, finished off with black roman numerals for the grand finale.
If private Swiss bank accounts and weekend chateaus are part of your daily life, then Patek Philippe was clearly created with you in mind. Designed with enough bling to make even P Diddy jealous, the Patek Philippe Nautilus Watch ($262,200) is made of 18kt white gold and set with approximately 1, 808 diamonds. Water resistant and hallmarked with the official Geneva seal, this classic timepiece is one of the best watches for men, the ultimate in overstated elegance.
If you’re looking for a watch that’s still baller but without the hefty price tag, check out 5 Great Watches Under $400. For now, these other watches make for a great dream list for the day you win the lotto, or when your band finally hits the big time. Whichever comes first.