An iconic watch is a true symbol of fine craftsmanship; one that makes a considerable and significant impact on the watchmaking world. From captivating technology to a ground-breaking legacy, there are certain brands that are an exceptional addition to your collection. Watches under these brands are a recognition that the real feat in watchmaking is to create a collection that endures, with designs that are timeless yet adaptable.
The Most Popular Luxury Watches in the Market
Here we present to you the 5 iconic references by some of the top luxury watch brands like Tissot, Rado and IWC that have left an indelible mark since the turn of the 21st century.
IWC Portofino Chronograph
IWC, originally known as International Watch Company, produces modern watches typifying a strong assurance to emphasize the importance of a legacy during the 21st century. IWC Portofino Chronograph is an epitome of ample suave and abundant style. The collection offers classic dark brown alligator leather strap, absolutely legible indices, as they should be on a proper chronograph and a dial that blends well with dress and sports elements, to create a versatile look that can be worn anywhere. The displays are powered by an automatic movement with a 44-hour power reserve.
Tag Heuer Aquaracer
Like all great watch designs by Tag Heuer, the Aquaracer is instantly recognizable, and is among the toughest-looking fine timepieces in the market.
The precision driven watch suits itself to all personalities and lifestyles and can withstand extreme conditions underwater, making it a favorite among divers. One exemplary model under this collection is the Tag Heuer Aquaracer 43 Mm stainless steel automatic watch with a dual color bezel in red and blue with 46 hours power reserve and a black stylish dial making it look bold yet elegant.
Rado is renowned for its history of continuously innovating and introducing new and modern concepts in watchmaking. One of the famous watches under its ambit is the Rado Centrix that features automatic movement and the brand’s signature sapphire crystal that adds scratch resistant shine. The watch is lightweight and wraps smoothly around the wrist. It comes with features such as black dial, pink gold bezel and 80 hours power reserve, 42Mm, up to 100 meters water resistance. Aesthetically too, this classic model most closely respects the brand’s traditional design cues.
Tissot Seastar 1000
Tissot has been creating watches for men & women since 1853. All its models whether it be a traditional Tissot Flaming, work wear Tissot Lovely square Chic, or sporty Tissot Seastar; all exhibit exquisite elegance and grace. Tissot Seastar 1000 is a collector favorite with several iconic models and has earned its place in the horological hall of fame. With its high water-resistance up to a pressure of 300 meters and a unidirectional ceramic bezel, it is a favorite among diving enthusiasts.
Panerai Luminor Marina
Anyone with a passing familiarity with luxury watches would know Panerai already. Boldly designed and unique dial is what gives Panerai its extraordinary strength and commands a presence on the wrist. The Luminor has been one of the brand’s most interesting designs since it was introduced in 1993, as it honours its historically important case shape with a fairly famous crown guard and a very handy bezel.