Frederique Constant Classics Index Automatic Watch
One would be forgiven for thinking that all luxury watches are simply out of the realm of possibility for most guys. Complicated watches are still a speciality, thanks in part to having renowned movement makers Renaud et Papi as an AP subsidiary, but the brand is best known for kickstarting the luxury steel watch trend with the launch, in 1972, of the Gerald Genta-designed Royal Oak. Particularly discerning eyes are often drawn to accessories and, as quality attracts quality, luxury timepieces are a sure signal to cultivated women that the wearer of such a piece understands and appreciates a refined quality of life.
Only look at the seamless combination of function and fine aesthetics evident in each of our chronographs and field watches for men, and you’ll appreciate our commitment to providing sophisticated timepieces for our discerning customers. Filippo Loreti , a 2015 Kickstarter, set out to bring guys high-quality, luxury timepieces at affordable prices by eliminating middlemen and retailers that mark up prices exponentially.
Some, it had transpired, were selling Swiss-made movements in their watches while claiming them as wholly British designs. Today this same system can be found on many watches, ranging from Timex to Omega. The market for new watches remains strong, but Hong Kong has had a lukewarm relationship with pre-owned timepieces. Find below a preview of each collection of Swiss luxury watches equipped with automatic self-winding chronograph movements.