Dressing to impress, from the boardroom to global business meetings without missing a beat? Check out these four fantastic men’s watches that will have all eyes on you. The Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Calendar watch ($24,300) is crafted in 18k white gold. The automatic caliber 891/2-448 provides the hour, minute, and seconds, as well as the day, date, month, and phases of the moon in balanced harmony.
Part of an all-new collection from Cartier, the Clé de Cartier watch ($20,200) is fashioned from 18k white gold and features a new round look, with an elongated outer case and a shaped crown with a sapphire baguette.Just this past weekend, Cartier won the “Watch Design” Award at the industry’s Academy’s — GEM Awards — for its design of the Cle de Cartier collection.
From Van Cleef & Arpels, the incredible Midnight Nuit Boreal watch ($83,000) is a stunning statement of artistry and individuality. Fashioned from 18k white gold, this 42mm timepiece features a hand-painted enamel depiction of the constellations of the Northern Hemisphere. The watch is part of the brand’s Poetic Astronomy collection and features a carved bear on mother-of-pearl dial.
From A. Lange & Söhne, the Richard Lange Tourbillon Pour Le Mérite watch ($212,900) is one of the world’s most sophisticated timepieces, thanks in part to a moving dial that allows the tourbillon escapement to be seen either fully or partially, depending on the time. Crafted in platinum, it is powered by a manually wound movement with a patented stop-seconds mechanism and a chain and fuse transmission system. (A version of this article by Roberta Naas first appeared in Capitol File magazine.)