Top Watches of 2023: 10 Luxury Watches to Add to Your Collection
A luxury watch is more than a simple timepiece or accessory. Aside from telling the time, it also indicates your level of taste and sophistication, and how you elevate your luxury lifestyle with key pieces that complete your outfit.
Luxury watches are investment pieces that you can enjoy throughout your lifetime and even pass it on to the next generation. If you are yet to buy your first luxury watch, or if you are planning to gift one to avid watch collectors, then let this article be your guide. Here we have compiled some of the best watch brands that have come out with new classics that are taking the watch world by storm.
Top Watches of 2023 #1: Rolex Perpetual 1908
Even individuals who are not watch enthusiasts will be familiar with one of the biggest names in watch brands: Rolex. Recently, Rolex released their newest addition to their Rolex Perpetual collection, the Perpetual 1908. 1908 marks the year that company founder Hans Wilsdorf coined the name Rolex, making this an apt name for the first watch in the Perpetual collection.
The Perpetual 1908 is designed with a 39mm ultra-slim case in yellow or white gold. This new watch comes with a black or white dial that also includes a small seconds counter at the 6 o’clock position.
This new watch is powered by the state-of-the-art Caliber 7140 and is specifically constructed to include the Chronery escapement, as well as the Paraflex shock absorber and Syloxi hairspring. The supple leather strap will sit comfortably on your wrist as it is equipped with a gold Dualclasp that allows the watch to stay positioned at the center of your wrist.
Top Watches of 2023 #2: Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Worldtimer
Omega is another of the most loved luxury watch brands of all time. A popular line carried by this Swiss brand is the Omega Speedmaster Professional, especially the moon phase models. But they also have other most coveted timepieces in other series and collections.
One of these is the Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Worldtimer. This beloved model of the watch brand is newly revamped to make it even more of an investment piece. The newest iteration of the Seamaster Aqua Terra Worldtimer is its new lightweight titanium case. This material looks stunning and easily complements the watch dial in classic black and grey, as well as the black ceramic bezel.
These dark colors offer a clean background with which to showcase laser-ablated Earth from the North Pole, the most desirable feature on the dial of this iconic model of this Swiss brand luxury watch.
Top Watches of 2023 #3: Ulysse Nardin Freak One
Ulysse Nardin is beloved by watch enthusiasts for the watch brands unique take on mechanical watch design. The Freak S model has been a favorite among collectors, among other models since the brand’s first release in 2001.
With this latest model named Freak One, the watch brand returns to its design roots, honoring its classic look but with the inclusion of the latest tech innovation in the watch industry. The Freak One watch features watch movement that also doubles as the time indicator. The watch bezel also serves as the crown. Freak One also includes some classic features from the brand’s timeless design choices such as a black DLC-coated titanium watch case, silicon mainspring, and a DIAMONSIL-treated escapement.
Top Watches of 2023 #4: Patek Philippe Aquanaut Luce
Patek Philippe is also one of the luxury watch brands that people with sophisticated tastes know and love. Mostly popular for offering some of the best men’s watches in the world, Patek Philippe also has a lucrative market among women.
Recently, Patek Philippe introduced an Annual Calendar model for their luxury watch brands Aquanaut collection, the first of its kind. This new watch is even more iconic as it is released as a ladies’ watch. The model is named the Patek Philippe Aquanaut Luce Annual Calendar, and it comes in rose gold with a blue-gray dial. The watch also comes equipped with a new self-winding 26-330 S QA LU caliber.
The Patek Philippe Aquanaut Luce watch also features a day display at 3 o’clock, a month display at 9 o’clock, and a moon phase display at 12 o’clock. It is also notable how this watch is the first Aquanaut that is not set with precious gemstones. This 39.9mm watch may be part of the women’s Patek Philippe collection, but it retains a unisex charm that will make it a perfect gift for him or her.
Top Watches of 2023 #5: 5 Cartier Clash [Un]limited
Luxury watch brands like Cartier are known for making limited edition timepieces that are sure to elevate your watch game. Elegance, beauty, and impeccable craftsmanship come together to create a new offering that the watch world eagerly awaits.
For Cartier, this comes in the form of their Clash [Un]limited watch. Cartier is the leading watch brand when it comes to jewelry watches, and the Clash [Un]limited is a stunning addition to their collection. This latest model of luxury watch was revealed to the world at Watches and Wonders 2023.
One look at this latest beauty by Cartier and you will see that telling time has never looked this beautiful. The watch bracelet alternated between brushed and satin-finished gold, giving it an interesting texture. it is made with precious metals and encrusted with brilliant gemstones. The watch is also powered by a quartz movement. Getting it wet will not be a problem either, as the watch is water-resistant for up to 30 meters.
Top Watches of 2023 #6: Tag Heuer Carrera Chronosprint x Porsche
Watch collectors and racecar enthusiasts will absolutely love to have the Tag Heuer Carrera Chronosprint x Porsche in their collection. Tag Heuer is one of those watch brands that have a solid understanding of mechanical watches as well as an intimate knowledge of what their sophisticated market is looking for in dress watch brands. As a result, Tag Heuer has become one of the best watch brands there is.
The Carrera Chronosprint x Porsche is a special edition release that will complement all the luxury watches you already have. As a nod to Porsche racecars, the watch is designed with elements that honor the brand’s legacy. This watch is designed with striking red details along the watch face. It also features a beige and black 60-second scale with a date window. This Carrera comes in a 42mm 18k solid rose gold case with a luxurious brown calfskin strap that is embossed with the 911 logo.
Top Watches of 2023 #7: IWC Schaffhausen Ingenieur Automatic 40
Luxury dive watches are a must have if you love having a good time piece while going on a serene dive into the blue waters. For only the best dive watches you will ever find, add an IWC Schaffhausen to your luxury watch stash.
The IWC Schaffhausen Ingenieur Automatic has been a fan favorite among the best dive watches out there. And the latest collection from this watch brand takes design inspiration from their collection from the 1970s, with a modern twist. The new IWC Schaffhausen Ingenieur Automatic 40 automatic watch comes in four new models. Three of these come in stainless steel and one is made with titanium. The standout aesthetic of the stainless steel watch is its stunning ice blue dial which echoes the signature color of this sophisticated watch brand.
All four of the newest watch models are powered in-house by 32111 caliber. They also have a 120 hour power reserve and an inner case made of soft iron as additional protection against magnetic fields.
Top Watches of 2023 #8: Girard-Perregaux Laureato Green Ceramic Aston Martin Edition
If green is your favorite color, you love luxury watches, and you love fast cars, then this newest limited edition watch by Girard-Perregaux is one you need on your wrist. This special edition luxury watch was created through a partnership with Girard-Perregaux and Aston Martin, called the Girard-Perregaux Laureato Green Ceramic Aston Martin Edition.
While you expect a dial to take on the brilliant color of this specific shade of green, Girard-Perregaux brings up the ante by crafting a watch that takes on this beautiful color in all aspects of the timepiece. Such a feat is even more impressive as the watch is fully ceramic, necessitating a specialized method for it to take on specific colors.
Top Watches of 2023 #9: Montblanc 1858 Iced Sea Automatic Date
If you prefer to evoke the icy mountains on your preferred luxury watch, then look no further than this beautifully icy Montblanc 1858 Iced Sea. This deceptively simple watch features a silver dial that draws inspiration from the icy Mer de Glace glacier in Mont Blanc.
This watch brand has also perfected creating luxury timepieces for the adventurous soul, as the 1858 Iced Sea is ISO 6425 certified, and has been testes for shock, temperature, and magnetic interference. This heavy-duty watch is also water-resistant up to 300m. And don’t worry if you get stuck in the dark, the watch emits a low blue light through Superluminova, keeping you well-informed of the time in all situations.
Top Watches of 2023 #10: Grand Seiko Tentagraph
If you prefer to sample the finest Japanese watch craftsmanship and design, then it is time to invest in a Grand Seiko Tentagraph. The Tentagraph is the first luxury mechanical watch developed by Grand Seiko. This piece was developed in-house at their Shizukuishi studio, keeping the Japanese craftsmanship standards alive.
The Grand Seiko Tentagraph comes with a 72 hour power reserve and high-beat movement. This watch is made with the caliber 9SC5 base movement, giving it excellent precision.
Aside from these, the watch also boasts an impressive Dual Impulse Escapement, transferring energy through the pallet fork and the escape wheel towards the free-sprung balance.
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