Gift Ideas for Watch Lovers

Watches are at the top of everyone’s wish lists when the holidays arrive. It’s not hard to see why — timepieces not only reflect the wearer’s personality, they’re also practical yet lasting gifts that can be passed on to the next generation.

Half the fun of gifting a watch is finding the perfect piece for your loved one. If you’re shopping for someone who loves watches, we’ve got you covered with these gift ideas:

 

Datejust Daytona MOP
Rolex Datejust 41 and Rolex Daytona Mother of Pearl Dials

 

The Watch-Loving Couple

Watches have been traditionally divided into men’s and women’s styles, but these lines have been blurred in recent years. With the increasing number of women who favor larger watches, customers have chosen to ignore gendered categories and go instead for watches that speak to their personal style. For the watch-loving pair in your life, we recommend a gender-neutral watch that they can both enjoy wearing. Rolex Datejust 41 and Rolex Daytona with mother of pearl dials have just the right combination of elegance and edge.

 


 

Divers Watches
Panerai Luminor Submersible, Omega Seamaster PloProf, Rolex Deepsea D-Blue, Blancpain Fifty Fathoms, and Rolex Submariner

 

The Water Junkie

We all have that loved one who spends their weekends by the ocean, on a yacht, or exploring the deep seas. No matter how serious they are with their water sport, you can’t go wrong with a diver’s watch. A true diver’s timepiece would have at least 300m of water resistance – allowing one to switch from different water activities without having to take off their watch. It also doesn’t hurt that they’re classically designed and wouldn’t look out of place with casual or even professional settings. Perfect for the one who juggles his time between work and play.

 


 

Rattrapante Watches
IWC Spitfire Rattrapante, IWC Spitfire Pilot Rattrapante, & Breitling Navitimer Rattrapante

 

The Adrenaline Junkie

It’s pretty common for the worlds of watches, racing, and aviation to cross. The ingredients for success are the same – precision, excellent craftsmanship, and performance – and it’s these same traits that drive hobbyists to love them. For the adrenaline junkie in your life, a chronograph or racing inspired watch will always come in handy. Take it a notch further with a rattrapante — the split-seconds hand makes it possible to record intermediate times.

 


 

World Time
Patek Philippe World Time Complications, Breitling Transocean, Breguet Marine World Time, Omega Aqua Terra Worldtimer

 

The Jet-Setter

There’s one constant problem for the air mile-hoarding, globetrotting person in your life – the disorienting changes in time zones. If you love someone who frequently flies from one continent to another, and who maybe works with people from across the globe, you can help them keep it straight (despite a jet-lagged brain!) with a world time watch. With an internal bezel showing 24 time zones, they can easily tell time at any place in the world, with just one glance.

 


 

AP Patek Vacheron
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak, Vacheron Constantin Overseas, Patek Philippe Aquanaut, Jaeger LeCoultre Polaris and Breguet Transatlantique

 

The Seasoned Collector

Many watch enthusiasts start off their collection with the most popular brands like Rolex and Omega. As they fill their watch box with the pieces that everybody wants, they usually begin to set their sights on the more elusive, long-standing Maisons. If you want to impress that VIP watch aficionado in your life, haute horlogerie brands are the answer. These luxury houses are considered the cream of the crop, with a combination of heritage, expertise, and prestige that command a higher price tag.

 


 

Entry Level Watches
IWC Pilot Mark XVIII, Omega Aqua Terra, Baume & Mercier Clifton Baumatic, Breitling Superocean, Bell & Ross Sport Heritage

 

The Budding Collector

Maybe your loved one just graduated or bagged their first job. They’re likely just about to kick off their watch collecting journey, and you could be the one to help them get started! Luxury watches don’t always have to break the bank. Each brand has that point-of-entry piece – a classically handsome watch that can be worn with any ensemble and can be had at a friendly price point.

 


 

Timeless, reliable, and symbolic, watches make the perfect gifts no matter the occasion. Explore our wide selection of watches for men and women at SwissWatchExpo.com.

 

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