Why Swiss Watches Make The Perfect Gift

Why Swiss Watches Make The Perfect Gift

The ultimate gift for someone really special, a Swiss watch is a gift we’d certainly like to find under our tree this Christmas. Combining innovation, quality and cutting-edge design, these luxury watches boast beautiful craftsmanship and the most intricate movements.

You can find out what makes Swiss watches so special in our Ultimate Guide to Swiss Horology, but read on to find out our top 5 reasons for why a Swiss watch makes the perfect gift.

1. An Everyday Reminder

Worn every day, a Swiss watch is a thoughtful and long-lasting present that will always remind your loved one of you. This isn’t the kind of gift they’ll be getting every Christmas; it’s something they’ll treasure for years to come and will grow even fonder of as time goes on.

Ones we love:

TAG Heuer Monaco

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An update of one of TAG Heuer’s most iconic timepieces, this TAG Heuer Monaco watch was first made famous by Steve McQueen in 1971. Today, this striking watch is a timeless classic with an undeniable sense of retro cool that he’ll love to wear every day.

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra

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Guaranteed to make every day a special occasion, the sleek and contemporary style of this Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra watch means it will go with everything. The diamond dial just makes it even more special.

2. A Really Cool Talking Point

Some Swiss watches have great stories to tell which makes for a really cool talking point in the pub. Picking one that means something to your loved one will make it so special they’ll love showing it off at every opportunity.

Ones we love:

Oris Carl Brashear

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Dedicated to Carl Brashear, the U.S. Navy’s first African American and first amputee Master Diver, this beautiful watch is the second limited edition Oris watch made in his memory. Not only is this automatic chronograph beautifully made, its 43mm bronze case will develop its own unique patina over years of wear.

Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch

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When it comes to a watch with a story to tell it doesn’t get much more impressive than the Omega Moonwatch Professional. The first watch to walk on the Moon, this one features the hesalite crystal which was originally specified by NASA.

3. The Gift Of Time

Designed to last a lifetime, luxury watches are the perfect heirloom to be passed down through the family. Yes, it’s an investment; but it’s an investment that will eventually have generations of stories to tell.

Ones we love:

Breitling Superocean Heritage

Designed to meet the needs of professional and military divers, this rugged Breitling Superocean automatic watch is built to last. Powered by a COSC certified Breitling in-house movement is beautifully engineered, whilst its sleek, retro looks will always be in style.

TAG Heuer Carrera

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With a modern and contemporary style that will never date, this lovely TAG Heuer Carrera automatic watch is the perfect forever watch. Powered by a Swiss Made automatic movement, its discrete and feminine style is utterly timeless.

4. A Work Of Art

Meticulously crafted with generations of handed-down Swiss watchmaking know-how, a Swiss watch is a work of art. Choosing a luxury watch with intricate mechanical workings will provide endless hours of enjoyment.

Ones we love:

TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 16

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Celebrating 55 years of this iconic collection, this TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 16 automatic chronograph has been on everyone's radar since its release at Baselworld 2018. Influenced by the exciting world of motor racing, it creates a powerful presence both on and off the track.

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Longines Record

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The first of Longines’ collections to achieve the coveted COSC chronometer seal of approval, this Longines Record automatic watch has been making waves in the world of Swiss Made watches - and not only because of its amazing price point.

5. The Height Of Luxury

If you’re looking for the ultimate in luxury Swiss timepieces, think gold, diamonds and the very best in cutting-edge movements. These watches really are a watch of a lifetime. 

Ones we love:

Breitling Galactic

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Synonymous with elegant style and performance, this Breitling Galactic ladies watch glitters with sparkling diamond hour markers for a truly luxurious finish.

TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer 01

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Powered by the iconic Carrera Heuer 01 automatic movement, this high-performance timepiece stands out from the crowd with its skeletonised dial and 18ct rose gold case.

For more help on finding the perfect watch this Christmas, read our Watch Buying Guide.


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