Best Luxury Watch Gifts for Him This Christmas
Thursday - 23 December 2021
“It’s Christmas time, mistletoe and … watches”
This Christmas it’s all about making every second count. After yet another uncertain year, we have learnt, if nothing else, that time is precious and we need to make the most of every situation thrown our way. At C W Sellors, we’ve rounded up some of the best luxury watches for him this Christmas 2021. The list includes a selection of renowned names from the luxury watch industry and highlights some of the best releases to have come from this year’s watch events such as the Geneva Watch Days showcase and Watches & Wonders 2021 event.
If you’d normally describe yourself as a “last-minute person”, don’t worry – that’s not necessarily a bad thing. We’re delivering right up until Christmas Eve, so there’s still plenty of time to find the perfect luxury watch for him this Christmas. Our watches come with the option to have them gift wrapped to save you the extra hassle. All you need to do is slide one of these watches under the tree this Christmas and round off the year perfectly by putting a smile on your loved one’s face this Christmas morning. Don’t forget, if you have a particular watch in mind – call our Jura Watches sales team on 01335 453453 for more information. Let’s kick off this guide to the best luxury watch gifts for him with one of our personal favourites…
IWC Watch Pilot’s Chronograph 41
Pilot’s watch collectors won’t be able to resist this professional-looking aviation-inspired timepiece with visible Arabic numerals and hands that have been treated with a generous coating of Super-LumiNova. Whether a professional pilot or just a fan of IWC Schaffhausen watches from the brand’s pilot watch range, this 41mm stainless steel model boasts a captivating sunray blue dial with chronograph counters placed at the 6-9-12 layout. A small seconds sub-counter is highlighted by a red hand, whilst the 12-hour and 30-minute counters at 9 and 12 o’clock respectively join a day-date feature at 3 o’clock to create a sense of balance across the dial. A screw-in crown and sapphire crystal glass caseback complete the robust 100-meter water-resistant case of this IWC Pilot’s Watch Chronograph. Enabling it to pair easily with casual and smart attire alike, this luxury watch gift for men is completed on a dark blue leather strap, integrated with the brand’s IWC quick-change system for swapping it over with an alternative band whenever desired.
- IWC quick-change system
- Legible Super-LumiNova-coated hands and Arabic numerals
- Chronograph functions for multiple timing features
- Glass secured against displacement by drops in air pressure
- Added day-date window at 3 o’clock
Breitling Watch Superocean Green Bracelet
If retro diving watches are your loved one’s thing, the Breitling Heritage Superocean B20 watch is a sure choice this Christmas 2021. Its automatic B20 movement is in-house developed and based on a successful COSC-certified Tudor movement. Its sits inside a robust 200-meter water-resistant stainless steel case, topped with a black ceramic unidirectional rotating bezel for measuring elapsed time underwater. A mesh-style stainless steel bracelet completes a truly vintage-inspired look, whilst upon the surface of the dial, deep green tones accommodate luminous hour markers and hands for effortless timekeeping in deep dark underwater depths. An arrow-tipped hour hand and date window at 6 o’clock complete the dial, protected underneath a cambered sapphire crystal glass front integrated with anti-reflective technology and superior scratch resistance.
- A retro-inspired dive watch tool
- Deep green dial with luminous feature
- Mesh-style stainless steel bracelet
- Unidirectional rotating bezel for measuring elapsed time underwater
TAG Heuer Watch Formula 1 Ayrton Senna Special Edition
Paying homage to one of the world’s most successful racing drivers of all time, the Senna limited edition TAG Heuer Formula 1 watch features an anthracite sunray brushed dial with luminous stick markers and a large Arabic numeral hour marker at 12 o’clock. Vivid splashes of yellow pay tribute to Senna’s striking yellow racing driver’s helmet and can be seen in the chronograph sub-counters and date window. A small second sub-counter at 3 o’clock is accompanied by a 1/10th of a second counter and a 30-minute totaliser at 9 o’clock. The “S” lettering that marks a clear reference to Ayrton Senna is sure to appeal to any motorsport watch collector, whilst the black calfskin leather strap with “S” link pattern and yellow contrast stitching down the sides is a nice touch to this design. A specially engraved caseback bears an image of the racing driver’s helmet upon its 200-meter water-resistant case. For uncompromised accuracy, a quartz movement sits behind this caseback, complete with a date feature that can be seen upon the watch’s black dial at 4:30.
- Special “S”-link patterned black calfskin strap
- Sporty yellow accented chronograph dial
- Specially engraved caseback featuring an image of Senna’s driving helmet
Longines Watch Heritage Classic Silver Arrow Mens
If your loved one likes the classic appeal of a three-handed dress watch, this Longines Silver Arrow watch is the perfect Christmas gift idea for him this year. A silver dial features baton hour markers and a set of slender Super-LumiNova-coated central hands. Vintage font bearing the “Silver Arrow” lettering adds to the watch’s traditional feel. Longines uses scratch resistant and anti-reflective sapphire crystal glass to protect the surface of the dial, as well as to provide an exclusive glimpse into the performance of the automatic L888 Calibre. This self-winding engine provides a 72-hour power reserve and showcases its traditional decoration and Swiss finishes through this viewing window on the back of the watch. The classic Longines Silver Arrow watch is fitted on a coffee-coloured brown leather strap and secures into place with a traditional stainless steel pin buckle, making it a timeless gift to present to a loved one under the tree this Christmas 2021.
- A classic and understated three-handed dress watch
- Powered by a reliable automatic movement
- See-through sapphire crystal glass caseback
- Traditional brown leather strap
- Compact 38mm for the slender wrist
Gucci Watch 25H Unisex
Recently, Gucci has ramped up its approach to superior watchmaking with its first in-house developed automatic movement. The engine has been fitted to models within a series named the 25H collection, along with some quartz-powered iterations like this men’s Gucci 25H watch. Its streamlined silhouette is inspired by the sleek forms of contemporary architecture and features a GG motif adorned to the surface of a horizontal patterned dial in silver. Designed by creative director Alessandro Michele, the Gucci 25H will appeal to those with a taste for modern fashion. A stainless steel 5-link bracelet completes the sophisticated look of this men’s Gucci watch, whilst a top crafted from scratch-resistant and anti-reflective sapphire crystal glass adds another protective component to this multi-layered case design.
- Stylish monograph logo-adorned dial
- 5-link stainless steel bracelet
- Affordably priced and powered by a quartz movement
Bremont Longitude Steel Limited Edition
The brass Flamsteed Meridian Line in Greenwich marks the point at which Longitude observations were made during the 18ct century and it is this location that inspires the design of Bremont’s limited edition Longitude watch crafted from stainless steel. It is the first limited edition model designed by Bremont brothers, Nick and Giles English to house an independently manufactured movement at its core. The ENG300 movement incorporates a silicon escapement that is not only highly corrosion-resistant but impervious to magnetic attraction. Developed using Bremont’s Trip-Tick® construction with a scratch-resistant PVD treated case barrel, the 100-meter water-resistant case feature a screw-down onion crown and a caseback with integrated flat sapphire crystal. Limited to 150 pieces worldwide, the Bremont Longitude watch will appeal to historians as well as those partial to a beautifully manufactured Bremont watch. A raised central globe with debossed longitude lines comprises a meridian line running from 12 o’clock to 6 o’clock on the dial. The chapter ring running around the edge of the dial displays the minutes in a contrasting colour. Lastly, a brown alligator band with white contrast stitching completes the look of this elegant Bremont limited edition watch, constituting the perfect Christmas gift idea for him this year.