Specifications: Case Size: 39.5mm, Thickness: 13.7mm, Lug to Lug: 46.3mm, Lug Width: 19mm, Water Resistance: 30M, Movement: Automatic Internal GS 9S66 GMT, Power Reserve: 72 Hours , Crystal: Sapphire. A luxury watch for the smart, laid-back traveler, the SBGM221 could be your everyday GMT option, whether you’re on a business trip or vacation. The SBGM221 differentiates itself from many GMTs on the market today with a more subtle GMT integration with a smaller second time zone hand and a restricted 24-hour ring within the hour markers. Combined with a zaratsu finish, Grand Seiko’s proprietary polishing method, eggshell white dial and a fully in-house GS 9S66 GMT movement, the SBGM221 from the Elegance collection doesn’t disappoint as it packs a practical complication.
Specifications: Case Size: 39mm, Thickness: 12.3mm, Lug to Lug: 46mm, Lug Width: 19mm, Water Resistance: 100m, Movement: Automatic Spring Drive 9R65, Power Reserve: 72 Hours, Crystal: Sapphire.
Again looking to Grand Seiko for a great value luxury watch, this entry level Spring Drive powered Grand Seiko is a better choice for an everyday watch with an interesting movement. The big brother to the popular and much less expensive SARB033, the SBGA285 gives you more in terms of high-end case treatment, beautiful dials and a useful power reserve indicator with an excellent Spring Drive movement inside. According to Grand Seiko’s Spring Drive specification, this movement uses a unique combination of quartz and mechanical technology capable of keeping time to within ±1 second per day (many with greater precision).
Bell & Ross BR05
Specifications: Case Size: 40mm, Thickness: 10.33mm, Lug to Lug: 47.5mm, Lug Width: One Piece, Water Resistance: 100m, Movement: Auto Sellita Based BR-CAL.321, Power Storage: 38 hours, Crystal: Sapphire.
Launched in 2019, the Bell & Ross BR05 is the brand’s answer to the all-in-one bracelet sports watch designs from industry giants such as the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak and Patek Philippe Nautilus. Granted, Bell & Ross was heavily influenced by the above designs, taking full advantage of B&R’s signature square case shape to give the BR05 its own look and feel. Building on the one-piece bracelet trend pioneered by the late Gerald Genta decades ago, the BR05, with its signature square case and large aeronautical digital dial, showed the market what Bell & Ross could offer the market, making it the ideal An everyday sports watch that won’t break the bank with today’s growing sports watch market and prices.
Rado Golden Horse
Specifications: Case Size: 37mm, Thickness: 10.8mm, Lug to Lug: 40.9mm, Lug Width: 19mm, Water Resistance: 50m, Movement: Auto ETA C07.111, Power Reserve: 80 Hours, Crystal: Sapphire.
The Rado Golden Horse is probably the most affordable everyday watch on this list. With a staggering 37mm width and lug-to-lug of just 40.9mm, the Golden Horse is seriously underrated by much of the watch world, considering what you get for the price. It’s a bit against the rules that I mention the limited edition watch here, but the fact is that this watch is very beautiful, often overlooked, and not so limited, the 1957 model comes in 4 different dial colors, it should be easy for you to secure one everyday wearer. Plus, the Golden Horse’s rare 80-hour power reserve lets you take the watch off after get off work on Friday and keep it running on Monday morning, a cool ability even if you plan to wear it every day.
Nomos Tangomat GMT
Specifications: Case Size: 40mm, Thickness: 10.9mm, Lug to Lug: 50mm, Lug Width: 20mm, Water Resistance: 30m, Movement: Automatic Internal DUW 5201, Power Reserve: 42 Hours, Crystal: Sapphire.
Tangomat GMT is essentially a simpler version of Nomos Zurich. It has a clean watch face and the information you need to keep time in multiple time zones. With an interesting in-house GMT movement called the DUW5201, you can instantly switch back and forth between your second time zone and home time at the push of a button at the two o’clock position. The award-winning Tangomat GMT is definitely a great choice for world travelers who appreciate the Bauhaus design language, German watchmaking craftsmanship, and a clean look that still provides plenty of information.
Zenith Elite Classic
Specifications: Case Size: 40mm, Thickness: 9.1mm, Lug to Lug: 48mm, Lug Width: 22mm, Water Resistance: 50m, Movement: Auto in-house Elite 670K, Power Reserve: 50 Hours, Crystal: Sapphire.
The Zenith Elite Classic is a dress watch, but still very attractive, thanks to its excellent in-house movement, longer than average power reserve, and classic, highly wear-resistant case size, making it a A great dress watch to wear all the time.
Tag Heuer Monaco
Specifications: Case Size: 39mm, Thickness: 15mm, Lug to Lug: 47.3mm, Lug Width: 22mm, Water Resistance: 100m, Movement: Calibre 11 Based on Auto Sellita, Power Reserve: 40 Hours, Crystal: Sapphire.
The original Monaco, made famous by the king of cool Steve McQueen, was featured in the movie Le Mans and has been the go-to for racing enthusiasts ever since. The Hyundai Monaco still features the iconic sharp square case that makes this model iconic, coupled with a movement based on the Hyundai Sellita.
Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Hesalite
Specifications: Case size: 42mm, Thickness: 14mm, Lug-to-lug: 48mm, Lug width: 20mm, Water resistance: 50m, Movement: Manual winding Omega 1861, Power reserve: 48 hours , Crystal: chernosite.
The Omega Speedmaster is one of the best chronographs ever worn on the damn moon. With one of the most efficient dial layouts, hesalite crystals for a vintage vibe and comfortable size, the Speedmaster should be on the radar of any otherworldly lover of watch design.
Rolex Oyster Perpetual
Specifications: Case Size: 41mm, Thickness: 11mm, Lug to Lug: 47.6mm, Lug Width: 20mm, Water Resistance: 100m, Movement: Rolex Automatic 3230, Power Reserve: 70 Hours, Crystal :sapphire.
The newest addition to the Rolex family, this watch has been the victim of some mixed emotions on the market, mainly due to the funky colours on offer and the doubled three, six and nine o’clock indexes. Nonetheless, the new Oyster Perpetual remains a Rolex classic with a timeless feel and undisputed quality.