Every man needs a watch to augment his personality; your choice of watch shows your class, how driven you are for success, and it speaks tomes to the ladies about the type of man you are. Every man having reached success, or striving towards it, needs a watch that shows how sophisticated he is.
So, to make everything easier for you, we are presenting you with 11 watches for the sophisticated man from Mr. Porter.
Junghans Max Bill Automatic
If you were looking for elegance, but still more on the affordable side, then the Junghans Max Bill Automatic is just what you need.
It features a 40mm stainless steel case with a leather strap. The movement is a self-winding calibre J800.1 with a 38-hour power reserve. The Max Bill is completely waterproof and comes with a domed SICRALAN-coated Plexiglass lens.
BUY – $1095
IWC Schaffhausen Pilot Chronograph Top Gun
The IWC Top Gun is exactly what we mean when it comes to sophistication.
It features a 44mm ceramic case that has been complimented with a buckle-fastening black leather strap. The Top Gun also features a Swiss-made mechanical chronograph movement with a self-winding 68-hour power reserve with 38 jewels. The dial itself is black with white indices.
BUY – $10,900
IWC Schaffhausen Mark XVIII
If stainless steel is more your style, then the IWC Mark XVIII is just what you need.
This watch features a 40mm stainless steel case with a magnetic-resistant soft-iron inner case. It also features a Swiss-made 21 jewels self-winding mechanical movement with a 42-hour reserve. Furthermore, the Mark XVIII has a water resistance of 6 bar, and is manufactured in Switzerland.
BUY – 4,950
IWC Schaffhausen Portugieser Chronograph
As far as refinement goes, the IWC Portugieser Chronograph is an essential timepiece for the sophisticated man.
It features a 40.9mm 18-karat red gold case that has been outfitted with a Swiss-made mechanical chronograph movement with a self-winding 31 jewels 44-hour power reserve. It also comes with a dark brown alligator strap to compliment the gold, and it’s water resistant up to 3 bar.
BUY – $16,600
Junghans Meister Chronoscope
Junghans gives us another sophisticated watch in the form of the Junghans Meister Chronoscope.
This watch features a 40mm stainless steel dial with a buckle-fastened brown leather strap. It features a self-winding calibre J880.1 movement with a 48-hour power reserve. It also has a white dial-face with sub-dials and luminous metal arms. The Meister Chronoscope is water resistant up to 3 bar.
BUY – $2,065
Ressence Type 3
We all know that quality does not come cheap, and with the Ressence Type 3 you can be assured of the utmost quality.
The Type 3 features a 44mm grade 5 titanium case with an Ardillon buckle-fastening black leather strap. It is further enhanced with a patented ROCS 3.3 movement that is driven by the axle of a customized 2824/2. It also features 47 jewels and 44 gears. This watch is water resistant up to 3 bar and is manufactured in Belgium.
BUY – $37,125
Bremont U-2 Automatic
The Bremont U-2 Automatic has a sense of sophistication that has been coupled with a ruggedness not commonly found.
Masculine at its essence, this watch features a 43mm DLC-coated hardened stainless steel case that is complimented with a buckle-fastening black leather strap. It also comes with a modified Swiss-made calibre 131/4” BE-36AE automatic self-winding movement with a 38-hour power reserve. It also has 25 jewels, a Glycydur balance, Anachron balance spring, and a Nivaflex 1 main spring. This watch is water resistant up to 10 bar.
BUY – $5,095
Oris Divers Sixty-Five
If you were looking for some blue to augment your suit, then the Oris Divers Sixty-Five would be your choice.
It features a 42mm multi-piece stainless steel case with a domed anti-reflective sapphire lens. This has been further enhanced with the buckle-fastening blue and navy strap. The movement is provided by a Swiss-made Oris 733 with a bi-directional rotating red rotor and a 38-hour power reserve. It also features 26 jewels. The dial has a blue face with SuperLumiNova-coated faceted markers and hands.
BUY – $1,990
Ressence Type 1 W
If you enjoyed the look of the Ressence Type 3, but it’s out of your price range, then the Ressence Type 1 CH is another option.
The Type 1 CH features a 40mm grade 5 titanium case that is complimented with a clasp-fastening grey leather strap. It features a patented ROCS 1.2 movement that is driven by the axle of a customized 2824/2. This watch has 53 jewels included in the movement, and 27 gears. As opposed to the Type 3, this watch features a silver dial face, with engraved indications that has been filled with green Super-LumiNova. It also has a domed anti-reflective Sapphire crystal lens and it’s water resistant to 1 bar.
BUY – $18,165
Zenith El Primero Chronomaster
Designed to be sophisticated, but also to show off the complexity that makes you who you are, the Zenith El Primo Chronomaster is definitely something that should be considered.
It features a 42mm rose gold case that is contrasted with a buckle-fastening brown alligator strap. This Zenith also comes with a Swiss-made automatic El Primero 4061 movement with a 50-hour power reserve. It features 31 jewels, and an oscillating weight with a Côtes de Genève motif. The dial has a silver-tone sunray-patterned style with some of the movement on display through the domed anti-reflective sapphire crystal lens and transparent case back. It is also water resistant up to 10 bar.
BUY – $18,800
Sophisticated with a sense of durability, and undeniable style, the Oris ProPilot Calibre 111 is a watch in its own class.
It comes with a masculine 44mm multi-piece stainless steel case that is complimented with a clasp-fastening dark brown alligator leather strap. It also features a Swiss-made Oris 111 hand-winding single barrel movement with a 10-day power reserve. The movement also has 40 jewels included. The dial has an Anthracite coloration that is augmented with SuperLumiNova-coated faceted hands and numerals. Of course, the viewing pleasure is greatly enhanced by the domed anti-reflective sapphire crystal lens.
BUY – $5,600
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