If you are contemplating buying your first luxury timepiece or already own one, chances are you know exactly why you desire to purchase expensive luxury watch brands or wear one in the first place. To put it simply, they are a symbol of wealth, magnificence and prestige.
A well-chosen timepiece portrays you as the cultured and fashion-conscious person that you strive to be; it makes a statement about who you are!
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Here’s a list of the top 5 high end popular luxury watch brands of 2020. The list of top-shelf luxury watch brands here includes Rolex, Bvlgari, IWC, TAG Heuer and Cartier.
Rolex is hands down the most recognized luxury watch brand in the world, internationally recognized as a status symbol. The brand has produced many revolutionary firsts including the first waterproof wristwatch, the Oyster, in 1926, to take the watch industry by storm early on.
The most striking part of the brand is its universal appeal, producing an astonishing 2,000 Rolex watches daily, with many of the iconic timepieces featuring an impressive watch movement holding a Superlative Chronometer designation. Rolex’s watches also have a higher average resale value than any other luxury watch brand, exemplifying success and a lavish lifestyle above everything else.
Some of its most popular collections include the Rolex Submariner, Daytona, Yacht Master II, GMT Master II, Day-Date and Sky-Dweller.
Bvlgari is one of the oldest watch manufacturers in the world that has survived for over 145 years. What sets these watches apart from others is traditional styling denoting Italian excellence, magnificent jewelry creations, vibrant colour combinations, precision in detailing and unmistakable motifs that pay homage to the Greek roots of the company.
The brand has designed some of the most amazing and creative horological masterpieces. Some of its legendary collections include Diagono, Serpenti, Lvcea and Bulgari Bulgari But Bvlgari Serpenti is very famous one in women’s.
IWC or International Watch Company popularly stands out for its superior dive and pilot watches. It’s a sought after luxury brand for seekers of classy, adventure and sporty Swiss watches. Their watches feature high-quality bands, distinct faces, classic shapes, and superior engineering. IWC has a unique system of record keeping which it established in 1885. The brand has recently dedicated itself to streamlining their production standards as a means of addressing growing environmental challenges.
Some of its most popular collections include the IWC Portugieser Chronograph, Portofino, Pilot’s Le Petite Prince, Da Vinci Automatic Moonphase 36 and Portugieser Chronograph.
TAG Heuer which stands for ‘Techniques d’Avant Garde’, and Heuer signifying the founder’s last name, is known for its superior craftsmanship, technological appeal and premium functionality, and has literally transformed the business of sports and auto racing timekeeping as we know today. TAG Heuer has the distinction of being the first watch to land in space in 1962, when John Glenn wore a Heuer stopwatch on the Mercury-Atlas 6 flight.
With a range of chronographs and memorable timepieces available, Formula One, Carrera, Aquaracer and Monaco collections are some of its most popular collections.
Cartier is unarguably one of the most iconic watch and jewelry brands in the world known to offer watches in a distinguished and classic distinction. With high-end materials and typical roman numerals on its watches, it stands as one of the favorites among celebrities and royals. Most of its watches feature Roman numeral indices, giving them a refined and esteemed look that also acknowledges the brand’s Parisian roots.
Its most popular watches include Cartier Ballon Bleu, Santos, Cartier Tank and Cartier Drive De Cartier.