If you read this article, it means you are looking for a holiday gift guide for your loved ones. Especially for 2020 is a tough year, but you always get support from your loved ones despite all the challenges. To appreciate their support and also gratitude, giving a gift to those people is the most appropriate way.
Watches are the best gifts, because everyone will wear it and they can use it every day in any activities. For your special someone, of course you need to give them the best watches too. Here are some of our recommendations.
Roger Dubuis Excalibur Spider Pirelli
The first recommendation in our holiday gift guide is Roger Dubuis Excalibur Spider Pirelli. Playing with the famous color codes of Pirelli, this watch is perfect for those who love motorsport. The strap features rubber inlays from certified Pirelli winning tyres having competed in real races and adorned with legendary thread motifs reproducing a Pirelli Cinturato™ intermediate tyr profiles.
The robust 45mm skeleton case with its black DLC titanium elements and contrasting with Pirelli mythical tyre colors provides a perfect frame for Calibre RD820SQ. The design and height of the famous Roger Dubuis micro-rotor effectively enhance the spectacular 3D effect favored by the Manufacture, as does the raised position of the Astral Skeleton. As well as enjoying the key ‘Pirelli’ signature characteristics linking their high-octane timepieces with a landmark motorsports victory, the production of this timepiece is limited to 88 units.
IWC Schaffhausen Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Spitfire
The second recommendation of our holiday gift guide is IWC Pilot Chronograph Spitfire. IWC Pilot’s Chronograph Spitfire comes with a movement from the 69000-calibre family, housed in a reduced case size with a diameter of 41 millimetres. The IWC-manufactured 69380 calibre is a rugged chronograph movement with a classic column wheel design. It displays stopped hours and minutes in two subdials at “9 o’clock” and “12 o’clock”. The bidirectional pawl-winding system builds up a power reserve of 46 hours.
With a stainless-steel case, black dial and green textile strap, the colours of this functional chronograph were inspired by the Spitfire’s cockpit. A soft-iron inner case effectively shields the movement from magnetic fields. The best gift options for those who love aviator stuff.
Chopard Mille Miglia GTS Azzurro Chrono
The third recommendation of our holiday gift guide is Chopard Mille Miglia GTS Azzurro Chrono. Every year, the Chopard Maison unveils a new collection of Mille Miglia watches to celebrate what is regularly dubbed the most beautiful race in the world. In this latest edition a chronograph, the Mille Miglia GTS Azzurro Chrono comes in stainless steel (edition limited to 750 pieces) and a dashboard-inspired dialog. This model features an elegant “Azzurro” blue dial, which contrasts superbly with the “Mille Miglia red” used for the detail of the hands and the instantly recognisable, arrow-shaped race logo framing the date window.
Featuring a 48-hour power reserve and a stop seconds function, this COSC-certified self-winding mechanical chronograph movement oscillates at a frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour (4 Hz). It indicates the hours, minutes, central seconds and date with the accuracy and elegance that set Chopard apart. Best choice for those who love historical pieces.
Rolex Submariner Date
The Rolex Submariner’s robust and functional design swiftly became iconic. With their subtly redesigned Oyster case, distinctive dial with large luminescent hour markers, graduated rotatable Cerachrom bezel and solid link Oyster bracelet, the latest generation Submariner and Submariner Date are firmly in line with the original model launched in 1953.
The mechanical self-winding movement that powered this watch comes with perpetual, paramagnetic blue Parachrom hairspring, high-performance paraflex shock absorbers and 70 hours of power reserve. Rolex is Rolex, everyone should love it.
Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Moon
This watch is for your lovely ladies. Showcasing an incredible union between the aesthetic and the mechanical, the Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous collection is characterised by dazzling diamonds, exceptionally small calibres, and wonderfully delicate finishing touches. Captivating from every angle, this Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Moon Medium Watch is set within a slender 34mm stainless steel case and fastens with a rich blue alligator leather strap.
Powered by an automatic, caliber 925A movement, the silvered guilloche dial is truly exquisite, with a large lacquered moon phase display at 6 o’clock depicting a polished moon moving through a blue starry sky as well as blued hands and Arabic numerals.
Breguet Classique Dame
Case in 18-carat white gold with a delicately fluted caseband, this watch is a perfect fit for a graceful lady. Bezel and lugs set with 66 brilliant-cut diamonds (approx. 1.04 cts) and sapphire-crystal caseback in 30mm diameter. The dial is decorated in “grand feu” enamel that features hours chapter with Arabic numerals, Moonage and moonphase indicator, plus small seconds at 6 o’clock.
Powered by a self-winding movement numbered and signed by Breguet. Cal. 537L. 83/4 lignes that contain 26 jewels and feature a 45 hours power reserve, in-line Swiss lever escapement in silicon and a silicon balance-spring.
Pasha de Cartier
This unique timepiece exudes power and elegance through its construction, featuring a round, water-resistant case, four Arabic numerals, a screw-down crown cap attached to the case by a small chain, and sword-shaped hands. The distinctive Pasha watch stands out, while at the same time, respects the Cartier watchmaking tradition. It’s why to become one of our watch recommendation as to the holiday gift guide.
This watch comes in an 18K pink gold case, bezel set with 48 brilliant-cut diamonds totaling 1.15 carats and fluted crown cap and crown set with sapphires. The dial available in silver flinqué that features blued-steel diamond-shaped hands. To complete this piece, this watch comes with 2 strap options, navy blue and purple alligator-skin straps with “QuickSwitch” interchangeability system.