It doesn’t matter whether you’ve just entered the world of watch enthusiasts or have been looking for your favorite models for decades – everyone should know about the iconic watches in the industry. Whether it’s their craftsmanship, pioneering technology, or fascinating history, here we list the top 10 watches that have had a substantial impact on the world of watchmaking.
Each Mulliner Tourbillon is customised by its future owner. He has his choice of case: Platinum, yellow, rose or white gold – the dial colour or the exact shade of the crocodile leather strap. Even the precious wood decoration on the back of the watch comes in a choice of six veneers.
This masterpiece also has an beautifully accurate movement – a hand-wound Breitling Caliber 18B, a Tourbillon chronograph movement exclusive to Breitling for Bentley.
The Rolex Oyster Perpetual Submariner Date in Oystersteel with a Cerachrom bezel insert in black ceramic and a black dial with large luminescent hour markers.
It features a unidirectional rotatable bezel and solid-link Oyster bracelet. The latest generation Submariner and Submariner Date remain faithful to the original model launched in 1953. In watchmaking, the Submariner represented a historic turning point; it set the standard for divers’ watches.
The Seamaster Planet Ocean has paid homage to OMEGA’s ocean heritage since 2005. Today, the collection stands at the forefront of watchmaking excellence with Master Chronometer certification, innovative design and the most state-of-the-art materials.
From the very beginning, Patek Philippe timepieces have elicited spontaneous and enthusiastic acclaim among connoisseurs, all of them lovers of the art of horology.
The spirit of innovation which reigns at the company’s workshops has been instrumental for the longevity and reliability of its watches. In its current collection, Patek Philippe presents a wide range of models of which numerous are considered as cult objects.
With its sculptural case and polished bracelet, the Ballon Bleu defies gravity with its ethereal charm. The blue bubble of the winding crown disrupts the Maison codes, while Roman numerals and bold sword-shaped hands add to its limitless elegance.
Ballon Bleu de Cartier watch, 33 mm, mechanical movement with automatic winding. Steel case, 18K yellow gold fluted crown set with a cabochon synthetic spinel. Silver guilloché dial. Blued-steel sword-shaped hands. Sapphire crystal. Two-tone interchangeable bracelet. Case thickness: 9.96 mm. Water-resistant up to 3 bar (approx. 30 meters/100 feet).
Rado HyperChrome inspired by vintage Rado timepieces, the HyperChrome family was unveiled in 2012 as Rado’s signature timepiece for every day and all occasions. As versatile a watch as any watch lover could wish for.
Tissot couturier just as the creations of the world’s great fashion designers rely on the perfect mix of fabric and cut, the Tissot Couturier timepieces blend elegant lines with materials to match. These watches express their made-to-measure character through their uncompromising attention to detail. These promise to outlive any fashion whim and stand the test of time.
“Techniques d’Avant Garde” is what the TAG in TAG Heuer has stood for since Edouard Heuer launched the Swiss brand in 1860. In 1962, John Glenn wore a Heuer stopwatch on the Mercury-Atlas 6 flight, giving the Swiss watchmaker the distinction of being the first in space. Now well-known for their sporty silhouettes, TAG Heuer has an illustrious list of celebrity ambassadors, both official and not, including Leonardo DiCaprio, Will Smith, Matt Damon, and Tom Brady.
Hublot’s Classic Fusion Chrono Cricket is a watch that’s in the right place, at the right time. With the Cricket World Cup firmly under way, and the attention of billions of fans from India, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan alone, Hublot once again proves its marketing genius with a watch that will help drive its development in countries with high commercial potential.
Hublot first hinted at the importance of Classic Fusion Chrono Cricket back in November 2014, when it held a publicity event with David Richardson, Chief Executive of the ICC, in front of India’s leading sports journalists. During the press conference, Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO of Hublot, went as far as to suggest that cricket represented the final piece of the puzzle for the watch brand.
Watches from the Emporio Armani men’s collection are the perfect embodiment of the brand’s carefree, refined style. Emporio Armani watches are an accessory that should never be underestimated. Their distinctive look adds a sophisticated, impeccable allure to any outfit.
There is a wide array of styles to satisfy all tastes — from classic and fashion watches to smartwatches from the Connected line, as well as fresh, youthful looks or Swiss-made pieces defined by eternal elegance. No matter your clothing style, Emporio Armani offers a vast variety of men’s watches that perfectly complete any outfit. If you are a fan of classic style, get swept away by Emporio Armani men’s watches: with leather straps and three-hand quartz movement, they add a unique touch to any look. If you want to stand out while wearing a sophisticated accessory, opt for a mechanical watch with exposed inner workings or an alluring open-faced style that displays the watch’s inner mechanism through the use of transparent glass.
Do you want a smartwatch that doesn’t sacrifice the chic design of Emporio Armani men’s watches? Try one of the collection’s high-tech styles, including smartwatches equipped with Wear OS by Google, which are compatible with all smartphones. You could also wear an Emporio Armani Hybrid smartwatch— the perfect blend of the brand’s dynamic style with the best features of cutting-edge technology. If you prefer the precision and the extremely fine lines of Swiss watches, try one of Emporio Armani’s classic Swiss-made men’s watches and flaunt its unparalleled style.
Discover the entire Emporio Armani men’s watch collection and wear a piece that provides the perfect union between Armani’s cutting-edge flair and high-quality style.