A watch for every important milestone in a man’s life2:11 pm
Each milestone of your life should be celebrated with an edge. Not only because you’ve accomplished something big but also because you deserve every bit of it! Life is a journey of many individual happenings and the milestones in our lives always help us grow and evolve personally in some significant way; many of us tell these stories through the watches we own. In other words, the saga of one’s life achievements can be weaved around the watches worn at a particular time in one’s life.
Here we take you through the top 5 occasions that can be considered important milestones in a person’s life and watches which respectfully honour the moment; go ahead and reward yourself if you’ve just accomplished any one of these:
Celebrate your Graduation
Getting a degree is a very important landmark in everyone’s life. College life is full of new experiences that help us grow as an individual. It is undoubtedly the most enjoyable, carefree and stimulating phase. And for most of us, it is also the starting point of our chosen career path. And, that’s why, you should reward yourself by choosing your first luxury watch wisely, one that will always retain a profound sentimental value. For this important milestone of your life, we’d advice you to pick the TAG Heuer Formula 1, most suitable timepiece for a young man coming of age.
Some people succeed in their time, But only a few succeed in changing their time. They are the Time Changers (…)
- Shahrukh Khan, Brand Ambassador – TAG Heuer
Drawing inspiration from the McLaren Formula 1 team, since its launch way back in 1986, this watch is the ultimate witness to TAG Heuer’s superior functionality. The Formula 1 is a fantastic daily sports watch making it more mainstream and, more masculine – this watch has “youth” written all over it.
This iconic Formula 1 gets a totally unique quartz movement that promises several new features in addition to reliable and accurate time keeping. The hands are visually sharp with luminescent fill which provides maximum legibility and the large date is a nice addition. The ratcheting bezel hints that it can pull off the functions of a diving watch as it’s capable of measuring up to 12 hours of elapsed time to the extent of 1/10th of a second. The steel case of the Formula 1 measures 42mm which offers a practical, robust quality. It also offers the chronograph feature and tachymeter scale which is imprinted on the bezel. With its water resistant capacity of 200 meters, the watch can be of great help to deep sea divers out to explore the underwater wonders.
The colours black, white and an attractive red add a dash of playfulness and a certain energy to the timepiece. The metal strap feels comfortable to wear. The watch is serious enough to wear to an outdoor meeting yet casual enough to strap on your wrist at a quick football game after work. It’s a great watch which comes with a reasonable price tag.
2. Celebrate your success
Bigger than graduating is getting your first job – this milestone is a real big one and you should be proud of yourself. Go you! Getting that first offer letter is truly a memorable moment and it comes with its many perks – it makes you financially independent, and gives you the choice to spend the money just the way you want. It’s an occasion that calls for a little victory celebration!
The Classima watch is the perfect choice to commemorate a special moment of success – your new job. It is made for enthusiasts who value hard earned income and choose simplicity over fancy designs. It is a fine piece of quality workmanship fitted with an automatic caliber. This model sports a generous case size of 42mm with a silver detailed dial, and a vertical guilloché pattern, which is truly an eye-catching addition. The blue leaf hands offer a great contrast. The timeless good looks of this Classima are its greatest strength.
The Baume & Mercier creation offers a water-resistance of about 30 meters, and remains functional even after being exposed to spills and splashes. The sapphire crystal case protects it from overall wear and tear. And, the most intriguing feature is an open heart on the dial as well as the caseback, which gives a glimpse of its mechanism.
This watch is definitely worth passing onto your own child when he graduates. A perfect daily watch for those who just want a reliable and pleasant companion for years to come.
3. Celebrate: Tie the Knot
Love is the beauty of life and marriage celebrates this incredible union. You have a partner with whom you can share, build and celebrate the rest of your life, and this milestone calls for an even bigger celebration! In everyone’s life, the wedding day holds a very special place – and what bigger celebration than being married in style! For this beautiful occasion, we have picked our favorite timepiece for your wedding day – The Omega De Ville Hour Vision.
Crafted in a unique 41 mm stainless steel case, the soothing sun-brushed blue dial is a visual triumph. The impressive timepiece is powered by the OMEGA Co-Axial calibre 8500, a self-winding movement. The hour markers are present in the form of silver sticks made of 18 K white gold, adding to the ornamentation of this elegant timepiece. A framed date window at 3 o’clock lends a handsome look to the watch. The black leather strap contributes to the watch’s sporty yet elegant character.
The beauty of the movement can be enjoyed through the sapphire caseback. It is a tough watch, having a water resistance capacity of 100 meters and a power reserve of 60 hours. Overall, a comfortable watch to wear and the only accessory you would want on your wrist during your wedding.
A VISION OF GOOD – The De Ville Hour Vision Blue is dedicated to the world’s only Flying Eye Hospital, named Orbis International, which is a non-profit organization. A part of the profit from the sale of this watch is donated to support Orbis’ Flying Eye Hospital, which aims to raise awareness, combat eye diseases and prevent blindness. If you want to combine your passion for fine watches with a good cause, then look no further.
4. Celebrate your child’s achievements
Every parent spends 9 months waiting for the little life to enter their life. And, to see them grow into a smart adult is one of the most unforgettable moments of life. You’ve given him everything you have, every bit of advice, and instilled as much discipline as you could. And, now it’s time to gift your son the perfect watch, one he’s wanted for a long time– the Tissot Special Collections T Race.
This watch is a limited edition collector’s item created in partnership with MotoGP World Championship – a gift which your son will always appreciate. Taking motorbikes as an inspiration for its design – the watch has a distinct 45.5 mm case design, with chronograph feature. It is equipped with a quartz movement. With features such as the robust dial, black bezel and magnifying-glass date window – the T-race limited edition proves to be the epitome of sportsmanship. The hands are coated with Super-LumiNova; and it’s water resistant up to 100 meters.
Tissot, time and again, emphasizes its wonderful connections to sport. This sublimely sporty watch with the rubber strap, which has red racing stripes is a befitting gift for your son.
5. The heirloom masterpiece
This is an incredible milestone – a timepiece given to mark such a milestone needs to have remarkable quality that lends itself to a lifetime of being cherished. The Ronde Solo De Cartier Large is a suitable timepiece to celebrate this milestone. The classical elegance proves to be a beautiful marriage between its vintage appeal and the signature characteristics of the Cartier brand.
This simple and sophisticated timepiece has a circular 42mm case in gold and steel. The blue sword shaped hands set in a rail-track minute circle indicate the time and the dial includes a day of the month window. The watch movement is automatic and provides extremely reliable timekeeping. A very distinguishing feature is the iconic Cartier hexagon crown with a geometric cut sapphire crystal cabochon applied to it. The Roman numerals along the edges add to the vintage allure of the timepiece. The strap is a luxurious crocodile genuine leather which comes with a traditional pin and buckle clasp. Indeed a masterpiece; very refined in style.
This dress watch can fit easily into any lifestyle; the wearer can go to work and strap it on after hours. It has an understated design with boldness that is appreciated by the watch connoisseurs. The overall design of the Ronde de Cartier is classic and simply unmistakable, as expected from the renowned jeweler and watchmaker. Your great grand children will truly appreciate this legendary timepiece.
Is there a timepiece that we’ve missed and you’d like to add to our milestones’ list? We would love to hear from you in the comments section below.