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Choosing a Swiss Watch for Men

The distinguishing mark of Swiss watches has been their quality, value, durability, and wide prestige among people around the world. People of fashion know a Swiss watch adds to the charm of their style. More over, owning a Swiss watch is a status symbol since these watches have traditionally been used by people coming from the hip and affluent segments of society.


There is a great variety of prices among Swiss watches and your choice will ultimately depend on your budget. For a youthful look you can get a Swatch at around $80. A Bvlgari can be bought for fewer than $4,000 while a Chopard diamond watch can cost over a million dollars. In general, Swiss watches cost higher than Japanese watches keeping all other factors constant.

Famous Brands

Among a number of famous Swiss watch brands are names like Rado, Tissot, Omega, Rolex, Swatch, Corum, Tudor, Piaget, Tag Heuer, and many others.

Men's Watches

Men's watches came in wide use mostly during the twentieth century. Originally, used for viewing time by gentlemen, these came to be matter of fashion in use and Swiss watches took precedence from the early days of popularity of watches among men.

Choosing a Men's Watch

The choice of buying a men's Swiss watch is determined by where the watch is going to be worn and what image the user has in mind to project in his company. For example, there are high-profile Swiss watches like Rolex and Cartier that bring the wearer to be noticed among company. Brands like Patek Philippe and Audemars Piguet are thought to reflect refinement of taste. To reflect your active lifestyle or overwhelming sense of power, consider Swiss brands like Omega, Tag Heuer, or Breitling.

Age of the User

The age of the man is a main factor in choosing the right Swiss watch. As a general way of fashion, Swiss watches are mostly men's watches, not those for boys. For a youthful and boyish style, pick a Swatch that matches his look. You should be in your mid thirties at least and have a personality approaching that of a man in his late forties to go for a Rolex GMT. After crossing your mid-thirties, your choice can shift to Swiss brands like IWCs and Baume and Mercier etc. 

Sports Watches

Men's sports watches in Swiss brands are characterized by faces having multifunction sundials and functions e.g. compass, stopwatch etc. They are trendy and represent a sense of vigor. 

Choosing a Swiss Watch for Men Choosing a Swiss Watch for Men Reviewed by LUX TIME on February 14, 2018 Rating: 5