5 Iconic Watches Every Well-Dressed Gentleman Should Own

5 Iconic Watches Every Well-Dressed Gentleman Should Own

The watch is one of the few fashion accessories available to men. Hence their great variety, as well as high prices. This time, I introduce you to the five most iconic watches and most sophisticated models that fit virtually every gentleman.

Rolex Submariner Date

After being first introduced in 1953, the Rolex Submariner Date continues to satisfy the various tastes. Waterproof to nearly 300 meters, this watch, apart from business meetings, will keep you flawless in diving adventures as well.

But, Submariner is much more than just an ordinary premium watch, after being spotted on the hands of a favorite “007” agent. Since 1962, this watch has gained its place on the wrist of the cult spy James Bond. He continues to exist as a fashion icon, which still gives a powerful image of urban men with a refined taste.

Patek Philippe Calatrava

Since its inception in 1951, up until today, the Swiss manufacturer Patek Philip has created some of the finest and most iconic watches in the world. And since it’s really hard to choose just one favorite from the iconic models of this brand, this time I make note of Patek Philippe Calatrava Ref. 5119J as a special model for every modern man.

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This model is characterized by its simple but sophisticated design, with a background made of a sapphire crystal and an 18-carat gold body, as well as an alligator leather belt. In fact, the core of this, or any other model of Patek Philippe, is a respect for the past and a fascination for the future.

It is worth noting that many rich, celebrated and influential figures wore exactly Patek Philip wristwatches. Those include royal families, film stars, industrial magnates and presidents, and among them is also Albert Einstein.

Panerai Luminor 1950 Marina 3-Days Automatic Acciaio

The Virtuoso of Flexibility, the Panerai Luminor 1950 Marina 3-Days Automatic Acciaio, is a premium model offered by the company with a 155-year tradition. You can wear this watch proudly in the office, but also while you’re on vacation, even in your crazier adventures.

The specific model is made with Arabic numbers, a stainless steel housing and a striking alligator leather strap.

A. Lange & Söhne Datograph Perpetual

When selecting the finest iconic watches from premium brands, you must not forget the premium models of A. Lange & Söhne and their Perpetual model.

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This model is actually much more than a mere wristwatch that will keep you up to date. It will also offer you a host of additional features, among which the chronograph is also present. The lunar menu is also displayed, while the calendar is so precise that you surely will not have to make any corrections until 2100.

IWC Portofino Hand-Wound Eight Days

This premium wristwatch will provide you with unmistakable accuracy and precision, as well as a host of additional functionalities.

The specific model is housed in an 18K carnation pink gold case. And is available in a version that is made of stainless steel.

The Gentleman

A young, enthusiastic man with a passion for fashion, healthy lifestyle and a constant need for improving myself. Having enjoyed ( and still enjoying ) the benefits of my current lifestyle, I am dedicating my time providing short, insightful posts and tips on how to become a better man.