The perfect Christmas gift to give or receive, browse the most luxurious watches around...
For a timepiece that will last a lifetime, these designer watches provide function and style whilst running on precise quartz mechanisms. Here we share a selection of designer watches (and helpful styling tips) with an ultra-wearable feel that work just as brilliantly for breakfast as they do for a night out partying.
From investment pieces to mortgage repayment-worthy watches, feast your eyes on these stunning and unique works of craftmanship. Whether you’re on the lookout for yourself or a loved one (or just having an ogle), click through our gallery of the designer watches to die for…
Van Cleef & Arpels Poetic Complications range is the epitome of luxury, featuring beautiful timepieces made of the most valuable materials on the planet. At an eye-wincing £298,200, the Lady Arpels Poetic Wish watch is a mélange of white gold and diamonds.
If you want to try something different from the traditional silver or gold, then opt for a watch made from rose gold, like this chic, understated piece from Larsson & Jennings.
Statement jewellery isn't just for earrings, necklaces and bracelets. Givenchy's 'Seventeen' watch, so named after Ricardo Tisci's lucky number, is a striking and reliable timepiece that will add luxe to any outfit, day or night.
For a more delicate timepiece, Links of London boast an incredible range of watched that are as much pieces of jewellery as they are watched. The silver-plated 'Effervescence' watch features four white sapphires on a mother-of-pearl face, accented by a slim beaded strap.
Combining two expensive hues - navy blue and gold - this Michael Kors watch is glamorous with a slight masculine edge. Emphasise this piece with additional gold jewellery for a truly high fashion look.
Take a walk on the wild side with Bvlgari's 'Serpenti' 18ct timepiece. With its double coil strap, diamond and rubellite detailing and alternating silver and rose gold links, this watch is a unique investment piece to wear to any occasion.
A mix of modern innovation and timeless classic, the Raymond Weil 'Freelancer' is the everyday luxury timepiece. The black leather straps provide tough edge, which is beautifully balanced by a mother-of-pearl dial surrounded by rose gold and diamonds.
For the watch that goes with everything, invest in an all silver timepiece like the Farer 'Barnato' with a Milanese strap. The colourful numbers and hands add a contemporary twist to a classic, refined watch - the perfect balance for your workwear ensemble.