Luxury in simplicity: 10 simple and elegant watches
Watches are a great part of fashion as they help to complement your style and personality. As fashioner designer Jil Sander once said, there can be luxury in simplicity. And in an era of smartphones and so many complicated gadgets, there is indeed luxury to be found in design embracing simplicity. Here are our top ten picks of simple, elegant watches that fall into the luxury category.
Crownarch is known for its high-quality, durable and well-designed watches. The Crownarch Chrono-R2 is an elegant watch that can blend with any of your luxurious outfits. It is powered by Hi-Precision VD51 Japanese quartz movement, and the champagne rose gold finish gives it a classic look. At 43mm, the timepiece is fairly sizeable on the wrist, and the strap is easy to adjust.
Seiko 5 SNK809 Automatic
The Seiko 5 SNK809 automatic is a simple but stylish timepiece with the convenience of automatic movement. Uniquely designed, the watch features a black dial with white Arabic numbers marking the hours on the inner circle and minutes on an outer circle, silver-tone hands with luminous fill that enable you to check time day or night, and a day and date display at three o’clock. It comes with a black nylon strap which is comfortable around the wrist, making it perfect for everyday wear. This high-performance timepiece is also water-resistant up to 30 feet.
Guess Stainless Steel Diamond Dial Mesh Bracelet Watch
Guess is one of America’s favourite brands. With a line of iconic jeans and menswear, the brand brings their signature Diamond Dial watch to complete your look. Sporting square diamond markings along a void-gold watch face, it comes with narrowing minute and hour hands, and an ultra-slim seconds hand. The steel bezel blends seamlessly with the mesh bracelet, giving it a unique, stylish design. Powered by quartz movement, the timepiece features a 40mm stainless steel case and is water resistant to 50m.
Melbourne Portsea Heritage
The Portsea collection is characterized by white dials, Arabic numerals and ‘railroad’ minute markers. The Portsea Heritage has been simplified with a more traditional 3-hand configuration as well as a slimmer case, making it perfect for any wear. It has a multi-layered dial that features a unique molded ceramic main disc and classic blued hands. It is powered by a Seiko NH35 self-winding mechanical movement, and its stainless steel case measures 40mm.
Miansai M12 Watch
The Miansai M12 Watch is quite an attractive watch that is well-designed, blending quality and style. It’s built on a Swiss-made quartz movement for long life and accuracy. The elegant leather strap boasts class and refinement while the classic 39mm stainless steel case fits perfectly on any wrist. This timepiece offers a perfect balance of unique design and class, making it quite luxurious as well.
About Vintage 1969 Quartz Watch
Modeled after the first quartz movement watches, About Vintage 1969 model is powered by an accurate and reliable Swiss-made quartz movement. It combines vintage details together with modern design, giving it a compact and elegant look. It features a 39mm case size that complements any wrist size, and a super-domed mineral crystal dial window that protects the silver hands and hour-marker dots.
Rossling & Co. Classic Automatic Rogart Watch
The Rossling & Co Classic automatic watch is a simple, stylish, and timeless watch fitted with Japanese automatic movement. It has a comfortable leather strap that holds its ultra-thin (40mm) stainless steel case on your wrist. It features a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal dial window and three signature blue watch hands, a white dial back, and black markings, all which make the design simple and classic.
Mondaine A660 SBB Quartz Classic Leather Band Watch
The Mondaine SBB watch collection is known for its distinct design and is recognized as one of the 10 Classic Swiss Watch Designs. It combines ingenuity and simplicity to create an attractive piece of design. The A660 is a one-of-a-kind watch with bold hands and markings which make it easy to read. It’s powered by Swiss quartz movement and the mineral crystal protects it.
Marloe Derwent Classic
The Derwent Classic combines the classic aesthetics of the traditional British watches of the 50s and 60s with a few contemporary aspects such as the simple pitched hands for maximum readability. What stands out most about this watch is the angled ridges on the hands which makes them look like swords. With a classic look and excellent leather straps, this timepiece can blend with any outfit or style.
MVMT Revolver Avalon Watch
The MVMT Revolver Avalon is a stylish watch that offers 100% function and aesthetics. It features excellent quartz movement, an adjustable bracelet, and a 41mm stainless steel case, making it a high-quality and valuable timepiece. It has excellent effects such as the humerus-shaped hands and the small grey squares for markings. The colors and materials blend perfectly, giving the model an elegant look.