To many, the idea of exquisite, dressy watches as a rule implies wonderful completions, top of the line developments and valuable metal cases. In short: costly pieces. However, Baselworld 2019 demonstrated that you don’t fundamentally need to spend a 5-figure add up to look tasteful. Along these lines, to try not to go to the bank for a home loan or to enter a battle with your accomplice, here are five rich and sensibly evaluated watches that were introduced at the most recent release of Baselworld – all with a twist.
Note: this rundown depends on an agreement among the MONOCHROME group and mirrors our inclinations. In the event that you need to add a few watches to this choice, don’t hesitate to share them in the comment segment toward the finish of this article.
Junghans max bill Automatic 100 Jahre Bauhaus
Elegance in minimalism… That’s the most ideal approach to characterize the watches delivered by Junghans. Not excessively planned, not excessively designed, not excessively evaluated either yet effectively unmistakable, the Max Bill assortment is plainly the brand’s saint. Roused by the “Bauhaus” school of plan, this German watch assortment, initially planned by Swiss modeler and Bauhaus craftsman Max Bill, was the ideal piece to commend the 100th commemoration of this imaginative pattern. For the event, the brand reveals a cool three-hand variant, in a 38mm anthracite PVD-covered case with a shiny white dial and little subtleties to separate it from the group. Fueled by an automatic development (ETA-clone), it looks great, feels better and stays sufficiently priced.
Quick facts: 38mm x 9.7mm – steel case, matte anthracite PVD-covered – sapphire gem on top and mineral glass on the caseback – 30m water-safe – automatic type J800.1 (ETA-based) – dark calf leather tie – restricted to 1,000 pieces – EUR 1,225
Oris Big Crown Pointer Date With Red Dial
The following one isn’t essentially a dress watch, yet it looks rather tasteful and can undoubtedly be worn as a business watch – if there’s a touch of flightiness in you. The Pointer Date is an exemplary of Oris and for a very long time at this point, the brand has resuscitated this model in numerous (and all cooler than the other) models. The most recent rendition was presented at Baselworld 2019 and shows one exceptionally alluring dull red dial. Not your common watch without a doubt, but rather the outcome is astonishingly “dandy” and has some obvious polish. And on the off chance that you think about a marginally less easygoing tie, it will look surprisingly better. The rest is recognizable; 40mm steel case, focal date by hand, fluted bezel and automatic development for an alluring price.
Quick facts: 40mm width – steel case with fluted bezel – gleaming dull red dial – sapphire precious stone front and back – 50m water-safe – automatic type 754 (Sellita-based) – earthy colored troubled leather lash – EUR 1,500
Seiko Presage Arita Porcelain Dial SPB093
Yet another Presage watch, one more colorful dial material generally saved for very good quality watches, one more effective restricted version that will sell quickly. Let’s be genuine, Seiko and its Presage assortment have completely changed the view of the reasonable dress watch and reclassified the classification. Not exclusively is the plan of the watch wonderful, controlled and exquisite, in addition to the fact that it is fueled by an in-house automatic development, not exclusively does it includes some lovely valuable complications, however it comes with nothing not exactly a hand-made Arita porcelain dial (customary Japanese craftsmanship). The outcome is a smooth dial brimming with profundity and reflections, and genuine tastefulness. And as usual, this Presage Arita Porcelain Dial SPB093 is very nearly a bargain.
Quick facts: 40.6mm x 14.1mm – tempered steel, brushed and cleaned – hand-made porcelain dial – sapphire precious stone front and back – 100m water-safe – automatic type 6R27 – black crocodile tie – EUR 1,950
Tudor Black Bay 36 Steel-and-gold Jubilee Bracelet
The Black Bay by Tudor necessities no presentation any longer. Since its dispatch in 2012, it has become quite possibly the best current watches. Despite the fact that it began its life as a jumper, the brand immediately refreshed it to an adaptation with various breadths, a cleaner dial and a fixed bezel – such a “Tudor Explorer”. This year, Tudor gives the assortment a considerably dressier (and trendier) contact, with a two-tone form combined with a 5-interface, Jubilee-propelled arm band. With its focal connections, its bezel and its crown in brushed yellow gold, it holds an easygoing look however. Consider the 36mm adaptation as THE one to get, as it is more exquisite and more adjusted than the 41mm model. Additionally accessible with a champagne dial… whatever floats his boat. The value remains absolutely worthy for a two-tone watch of this quality.
Quick facts: 36mm distance across – treated steel case, 18k yellow gold bezel – shiny black dial – sapphire precious stone dial-side – 150m water safe – automatic type 2824 – 5-interface steel and yellow gold wristband – EUR 3,800
Tutima Patria Steel with Blue Enamel Dial
Last yet not least, we enter the class of top of the line watches – however stay with us, since this Tutima is probably the best arrangement of Baselworld 2019. Situated in Glashütte, Germany, the brand is notable for the creation of powerful military or pilot’s watches. However, two or three years at this point, Tutima delivers some evident extravagance watches with in-house developments and exquisite plans. Beforehand just accessible in gold, the Patria assortment gets another steel part this year. For not exactly EUR 5K, you’ll get a genuine polish dial, some hand-completed hands, a flawlessly executed case and a hand-twisted development with hand decoration… great incentive for money!
Quick facts: 43mm x 11.2mm – tempered steel case, cleaned – sapphire gem front and back – blue polish dial – 50m water-safe – in-house type Tutima 617 – dull blue croc tie – EUR 4,900