Gifts for the Holidays: Our Top Picks

Holiday Gift Picks: 10 Watches for Anyone on Your List

So, you survived the first round of holiday shopping, starting with Black Friday. You also loaded up on stocking stuffers and snagged a deal or two, but you’ve still got to find those extra special gifts that will wow your loved ones this season. The best gifts are the ones your nearest and dearest will carry with them through the years. That’s exactly why a timepiece makes such a fantastic present.  We’ve rounded up the top watches for everyone left on your list.

Rolex Submariner

The Submariner is arguably Rolex’s most recognized model. It is as a dressy, yet functional, dive watch. Today, the Submariner continues to be an awesome tool watch that’s great for adventure and everyday wear.


Rolex DateJust

The DateJust is the modern archetype of a classic wristwatch and the forerunner of other iconic Rolex models, like the Submariner and Explorer. The model debuted in conjunction with the brand’s 40th anniversary. It then quickly became one of their most popular watches.


Tudor Black Bay

The Black Bay is without a doubt one of Tudor’s most popular models. It draws inspiration from its parent brand, Rolex, and the iconic Submariner, resulting in an artfully designed dive watch that combines a classic vintage look with modern finishes.

IWC Pilot

The Pilot collection couples IWC’s innovative spirit with classic watchmaking tradition. From the timeless, standard pilot watches to the Big Pilot variations that make up the largest wristwatches the brand has ever produced, this collection has a unique offering that will suit any taste and style.

Panerai Radiomir

The Radiomir is one of the most highly sought-after watches produced by the Panerai brand. The Italian Navy is who Panerai had in mind when designing this watch. They needed maximum legibility in the darkest conditions, and as a result, Panerai has done extensive research of luminous materials.

OMEGA Speedmaster

The Speedmaster made history in 1969 when it became the first watch to land on the moon, giving the model its iconic nickname: the Moonwatch. This sports and racing chronograph was also Omega’s first model to feature the brand’s distinctive triple-register dial.

OMEGA Seamaster

The Seamaster is one of the Omega brand’s oldest and most popular models. Its debut commemorated Omega’s 100th anniversary, but it gained widespread popularity decades after its inception when Pierce Brosnan wore the model in GoldenEye. It’s now the official watch of James Bond.

Cartier Roadster

The Roadster is a relatively simple and straightforward racing-inspired timepiece, but it packs a lot of punch with its personality. Cartier combines their own timeless aesthetic with the masculine design of a classic sports watch to create this one-of-a-kind timepiece.

TAG Heuer Monaco

The Monaco is a sporty and sophisticated model that has become a favorite for the TAG Heuer brand. The model then gained widespread recognition after legendary actor and racer Steve McQueen wore it in the film Le Mans. This gave it the nickname the McQueen Monaco.


TAG Heuer Aquaracer

The Aquaracer is one of the most durable yet stylish models offered by TAG Heuer. Professional scuba divers aided in the design. They helped make it tough enough to endure the elements as well as everyday wear.

If you’re thinking about giving the gift of a timepiece this season, then you can’t go wrong with any of these top ten watches. Buying a pre-owned model is a nice alternative to buying a brand new one, and we’re always here to help you find the best watch for your loved one. The holidays will be here before you know it, so start shopping!

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