After discussing high power reserve or “weekend-proof” watches in this article, we’re here to provide you with weekday watch recommendations. Whether you’re heading to the office or out to the bar, here are our top five picks for you.

Breguet Tradition Quantiene 7597

Power Reserve: 50 hours

Powered by a self-winding anthracite movement, this timepiece boasts a silicon Breguet balance spring for enhanced precision. The off-centred dial, made of silvered gold, is meticulously engine-turned by hand, adding to its timeless elegance. With a diameter of 40 mm, it sits perfectly on the wrist, complemented by an alligator leather strap with a gold pin buckle for a touch of luxury.

One of its standout features is the impressive 50-hour power reserve, making it a reliable companion that keeps time accurately through extended periods of wear. This combination of classic craftsmanship and modern technology makes the Tradition watch a masterpiece for any discerning watch enthusiast.

Cartier Santos Chronograph

Power reserve: 48 Hours

This Cartier Santos watch is an extra-large model featuring a chronograph mechanical movement with automatic winding and the calibre 1904 CH MC. The watch boasts a robust steel case with an ADLC bezel and a 7-sided crown adorned with a faceted black synthetic spinel. Its satin-brushed silver dial is complemented by black steel sword-shaped hands with luminescent material, all protected by a sapphire crystal. 

This remarkable timepiece offers a 48-hour power reserve, ensuring it keeps accurate time even after a couple of days of the wrist. The case, measuring 43.3 mm in width and 12.5 mm in thickness, is water-resistant up to 10 bar (approximately 100 meters), making it both stylish and durable for various activities. 

Zenith Chronomaster Original

Zenith Chronomaster Original Black Tricolour Dial 38mm El Primero 3600 3

Power reserve: 60 hours

The Chronomaster Original is meticulously crafted with a 38mm steel case, maintaining the same proportions as the iconic A386. It features the distinctive tri-colour dial that has become synonymous with the collection, paired with a sleek steel bracelet that enhances its classic yet contemporary appeal.

At the heart of this timepiece is the El Primero 3600, an automatic high-frequency chronograph movement that offers remarkable precision with its 1/10th-of-a-second chronograph function. One of its standout features is the impressive 60-hour power reserve, which ensures the watch maintains accurate timekeeping even after a couple of days off the wrist. This extended power reserve makes the CHRONOMASTER Original a stylish choice and a reliable companion for daily wear.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Chronograph 

Power reserve: 65 hours

True to the collection’s iconic spirit of adventure, the Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Chronograph combines functionality with a sporty, elegant look. Inspired by the Memovox Polaris of the 1960s, this model showcases a sophisticated blue lacquered dial. The dial’s rich gradation, transitioning from light blue to midnight blue, is achieved through a meticulous process involving over thirty layers of varnish, followed by both coloured and transparent lacquer, and finished with precise polishing.

At the heart of the Polaris Chronograph is the Calibre 761, an integrated chronograph mechanism featuring a column wheel with a vertical clutch for optimum accuracy. One of the standout features of this timepiece is its impressive 65-hour power reserve, ensuring reliable performance over an extended period. Whether paired with the interchangeable metal or blue rubber strap, the Polaris Chronograph is designed to accompany you through all your daily adventures, offering both style and substance.

IWC Portugieser Automatic 42

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Power reserve: 168 hours

This model features a stainless steel case with a diameter of 42.4 millimetres, a silver-plated dial, and blue hands and appliques. A highlight is the intricately crafted dial, which is manufactured in a complex process comprising 60 individual steps. The unusual optical depth is created by applying 15 layers of transparent lacquer, which is fine-ground and then polished to a high gloss finish. 

The Portugieser Automatic 42 is powered by the IWC-manufactured 52011 calibre, which is elaborately finished with circular graining and Geneva stripes. The Pellaton winding system is reinforced with virtually wear-free zirconium oxide ceramic components and builds up a power reserve of seven days (168 hours) in two barrels. The watch is fitted with a blue alligator leather strap with a stainless steel folding clasp.

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