The Best Watches for Him

The Best Watches for Him

Few gifts have the impact of a well-chosen watch. It can be functional, a piece of art and sentimental at once. It can also become a fixture of someone’s daily wear or elevate their special occasion attire. 

That said, selecting the perfect watch for someone, especially as a surprise, can be daunting—beat decision fatigue with our guide to the finest men’s watches for him. We've organised the search by price point, ensuring you discover the ideal timepiece that aligns with your budget.


Finding the Best Watch for Him

Need help figuring out where to start? Visualise who you’re buying for and the qualities they’d want from their watch. 


Five Factors to Consider: 

1. Who are you buying for?
  • Consider their personality and style.
  • Think about their lifestyle and daily activities.
2. What is the intended purpose of the watch? 
  • Is it for everyday wear, work, hobbies or special occasions?
  • Are they collectors or enthusiasts with specific preferences?

3. What is your budget?

  • Determine a clear budget to find the best watch for your money.

4. What type of watch movement is preferred?

  • Decide between automatic, quartz, or hybrid movements based on preferences and maintenance considerations.

5. What materials and colours does the wearer prefer?

  • Consider the materials of the watch case, band, and dial. 
  • Determine if they lean towards classic, vintage, modern or bold designs.


Gift Watches for Him 

With our carefully curated selection, finding the perfect watch gift for him has never been easier.


Watches Under £100

You can get an excellent timepiece for a conservative price, including celebrated names like Calvin Klein, Casio and Emporio Armani. See some of our top picks below or browse more of our watches under £100

Staple Chronograph:

Emporio Armani Chronograph Watch

Emporio Armani Men's Chronograph Watch Silver AR1635

The Emporio Armani Men's Chronograph AR1635 is a fusion of sophistication and reliability. With classic Roman numerals, stainless steel elements, and a meticulously crafted dial boasting essential complexities, this watch is a stylish and functional choice for everyday wear. 

  • Case Material: Polished 316L Stainless Steel Case with a solid caseback.
  • Dimensions: 42mm x 13mm
  • Movement: Japanese Made Quartz Chronograph Movement.
  • Functions: Date Complication - Chronograph. 
  • Water Resistance: 50 metres (5ATM)
  • Bracelet: Stainless Steel
  • Price: £99.00


Robust and Affordable:

Casio watch

Casio Watch Digital World Time Illuminator Black AE-1200WH-1BVDF 

The Casio Watch Digital World Time Illuminator Black AE-1200WH-1BVDF is a nifty digital timepiece offering durability, longevity and performance. With features like stopwatches, alarms, dual-time functionality, and water resistance up to 100 meters, it's the ideal companion for someone with an active lifestyle.

  • Case Material: Black PVD Stainless Steel Square Case
  • Dimensions: 45mm x 42.1mm
  • Movement:  Quartz Movement 
  • Functions: Digital Function - Day & Date - World Time - 1/100-second Stopwatch - 5 Alarm - Auto Calendar - 12/24 Hour-Format - Approximate battery life of 10 years on CR2025.
  • Crystal: Resin Glass
  • Bracelet: Silicone Strap
  • Price: £35.00


Watches from £100 - £200

Our selection of watches priced between £100 and £200 provides a touch of luxury without straining your budget. Among the notable names in this category are Burberry, Diesel, and Citizen – allowing you to gift a quality brand with excellent function.

Dependable Excellence:

Citizen Eco Drive Watch

Citizen Men's Watch Eco-Drive Chrono Aviator Black CA0790-83E 

The Citizen Eco-Drive Chrono Aviator is a go-to if you’re looking for a reliable timepiece that fits every dress code. With durable casing, sleek stainless steel design and impressive chronograph mechanisms, this watch seamlessly combines form and function. 

What sets it apart is the innovative Eco-Drive technology, ensuring continuous recharging in any light and enhancing the durability of your investment. 

  • Case Material: Brushed 316L Stainless Steel Case
  • Dimensions: 43mm x 12mm
  • Movement: Japanese Eco-Drive Quartz Movement
  • Functions: Date - Luminous Hands - Caliber B612 - 210 days Power Reserve.
  • Crystal: Scratch Resistant Sapphire Crystal.
  • Water Resistance: 100 Meters (10ATM).
  • Bracelet: Stainless Steel bracelet. 
  • Price: £170.00

    Watches from £200 - £500 

    In the £200 to £500 price range, you step into a realm of more luxurious materials and Swiss-made mechanisms. Spark the beginning of a collector's journey by taking the plunge on a high-quality timepiece, all at a relatively accessible price.

    Swarovki Watch

    Swarovski Watch Octea Lux Chrono Brown 5632260 

    Choose a Swarovski watch for the person in your life who desires opulence. The Swarovski Octea Lux Chrono exudes luxury through its gold-plated stainless steel, authentic Italian leather, and iconic precision-cut crystals synonymous with Swarovski. Notably, Swarovski watches are Swiss-made, ensuring quality and precision.

    • Case Material: Polished Gold Plated 316L Stainless Steel Case.
    • Dimensions: 39.5mm
    • Movement: Swiss Made Quartz Chronograph Movement. 
    • Functions: Chronograph 
    • Bezel: Tonal Crystal Bezel.
    • Water Resistance: 50 Meters (5ATM).
    • Bracelet: Italian Calf-Skin Leather Strap with Gold PVD Plated Pin Buckle.
    • Price: £329.00

    Watches from £500 - £1000

    Entering the £500 to £1000 price bracket opens the door to the elite players in the world of watchmaking. 

    Everyday Precision Timepiece:

    Venezianico Automatic Watch Nereide GMT Grey 3521501C

    The Venezianico Automatic Nereide GMT is a fantastic gift for the adventurer or business globetrotter. Boasting an additional hand to track another time zone, this sophisticated model streamlines timekeeping, ensuring they stay on top of their schedule no matter where their journeys take them.

    • Case Material: 316L Stainless Steel
    • Dimensions: Lug to Lug 45.50 mm
    • Movement: Automatic Cal. Seiko NH34A GMT
    • Functions: GMT - Date - BGW9 Super-LumiNova®
    • Crystal: Sapphire Glass with Anti-Reflective Coating
    • Bezel: BK7 Crystal, 120 Clicks
    • Water Resistance: 200 Meters (20ATM)
    • Bracelet: Canova.


    Premium Function:

    Edox Men's Watch Neptunian Automatic Green 80120-3VM-VDN1

    Are you seeking something more specialised? If your gift recipient works in a demanding profession or actively engages in sports, consider opting for Edox’s high-pressure-resistant Neptunian watch. 

    The Neptunian features Double O’ring seal technology, a decompression system for pressure chambers, a robust ceramic bezel and Super-LumiNova X1 to ensure illumination in low-light conditions. Additionally, they boast an elegant and dapper design to wear with pride. 

      • Case Material: Stainless Steel Case
      • Dimensions: 44mm x 16mm
      • Movement: 3-Hand Automatic Movement - Swiss-Made Edox Caliber 80 (SW 200).
      • Functions: Screw Down Crown - Double O'Ring - Helium Valve - Super-Luminova X1.
      • Crystal: Sapphire Crystal Glass with Anti-Reflective Coating on Both Sides.
      • Bezel: Unidirectional Ceramic Bezel
      • Water Resistance: 1000 Meters (100ATM)
      • Bracelet: Stainless Steel Bracelet.
      • Price: £950.00

    Watches from £1000 +

    Meet the crème de la crème of horology. While we've demonstrated that quality doesn't always demand a hefty price tag, sometimes a showstopping timepiece is the ultimate indulgence. Explore our watches priced over £1000 and uncover some genuine treasures.

    Luxury Statement Piece:

    Luxury Lamborghini Watch

    Tonino Lamborghini Spyderleggero Chronograph Watch Day Date IP Rose Gold TLF-T07-5

    Introduce your lucky recipient to a fresh style with the Tonino Lamborghini Spyderleggero Chronograph. This Swiss-made timepiece mirrors the engineering brilliance found in their automobiles, featuring a distinctive shield shape that pays homage to the brand's iconic logo. Its exquisite detailing makes it a true showstopper and the perfect addition to any gentleman's collection.

    • Case Material: Titanium.
    • Dimensions: 51.5mm x 46mm x 17mm.
    • Movement: Swiss Made Automatic Sellita SW500 Chronograph.
    • Functions:
    • Crystal: Anti-Reflective Sapphire Crystal.
    • Bezel: Titanium with visible Torx® screws.
    • Water Resistance: 100 Meters (10ATM)
    • Bracelet: Rubber Basis Leather Strap - Rose Gold PVD Titanium Buckle - Tonino Lamborghini Engraved.
    • Price: £3,016.00


    Investment Piece:

    Breitling Watch

    Breitling Watch Navitimer B01 Chronograph 41MM AB0139211G1P1

    Are you purchasing for a true watch connoisseur? Demonstrate your understanding of their passion by gifting a heritage name with significant weight in the field, like the Breitling Navitimer B01 Chronograph. 

    The Navitimer is an astonishing chronograph crafted from exclusive in-house mechanisms. Turn it over, and the Sapphire Crystal exhibition case back unveils the intricate artistry that goes into every tick. Beyond its impressive craftsmanship, the Breitling Navitimer is renowned for its enduring value, making it an excellent investment piece for budding and seasoned collectors.

    • Case Material: Polished Stainless Steel Case.
    • Dimensions: 41mm.
    • Movement: Swiss Made Automatic In-House Flyback Chronograph Movement.
    • Functions: Calibre Breitling 01 - Power Reserve of 72 Hours - 47 Jewels - 28,800bph - Date Window. 
    • Crystal: Sapphire Crystal Glass.
    • Bezel: Bidirectional, Slide Rule Bezel.
    • Water Resistance: 30 Meters (30ATM)
    • Bracelet: Alligator-style Leather Strap with Stainless Steel Clasp.
    • Price: £7,000.00

    With our guide and curated top picks, you're on the path to choosing a timepiece he'll treasure for years to come. Why not extend your search by exploring our collection of opulent limited-edition watches?

    If you’re still looking for the perfect timepiece, please contact us with your enquiries. We’re more than happy to help.

    Batteries for Life*

    We offer free battery replacement for the lifetime of your watch. *Excludes Mazzucato and delivery fees.

    Free bracelet adjustment*

    To ensure the perfect fit, we can remove links to ensure utmost comfort. *Excludes re-delivery costs

    60 day returns

    Decide in your time. All we ask is that the item is returned in original, unworn condition. See return policy here.
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