We all realize that a watch is likely a man’s most significant adornment (alongside his wedding band). It mirrors his character, his lifestyle, it should comply with the circumstance and his closet. There are, obviously, no principles except for you’ll concede that a jump watch won’t be the most ideal choice for a night at the drama. The answer for that (non)problem: having a watch for each situation… Or, having an adaptable watch that can change character simply by changing its metallic wristband for a gator leather lash. Helpful, isn’t it? In the event that that’s something you need to encounter, we have discovered four amazingly great watches that are conveyed with more than one style of wristband/strap.
Note: this determination depends on the inclinations of MONOCHROME’s editors. In the event that you have other models as a primary concern that would fall in this class of watches, don’t hesitate to impart them to us in the comment box.
Cartier Santos Large Model
In 2018, Cartier patched up one of its most famous men’s watches, the Santos – a watch that can be followed back to 1904, a previous pilot’s watch that turned into a model of genuine manly style. Most importantly, the watch has been marginally overhauled with more bended lines, recently completed surfaces and is, in general, a more current interpretation of this symbol. Rich, easygoing, admirably executed… But there’s more, as Cartier chose to outfit the new Santos with an astute, snappy delivery catch to eliminate that steel arm band and switch it for a leather lash (which is additionally remembered for the case). Brisk, simple to do, yet that’s not the end. The wristband includes a cunning framework; to change its length, Cartier built up a framework called SmartLinks. No requirement for devices any longer, you can do everything all alone. Basic, cunning and incredibly executed.
The Santos de Cartier, the center collection with its more current, larger plan.
Quick facts: 39.8mm width x 47.5mm tallness steel case – Caliber 1847 MC, in-house – automatic – quick exchangeable framework – steel arm band with SmartLinks for change – extra leather tie included – EUR 6,800
Maurice Lacroix Aikon Automatic
This isn’t the first occasion when that the Maurice Lacroix Aikon winds up in one of our purchasing guides… And there’s a valid justification for that. We are largely very much aware of the publicity encompassing the extravagance sports watch classification. What’s more the rather risky accessibility (no doubt), the cost of these watches holds them to a world class. The Aikon is the open interpretation of this idea, yet with incredible execution and plan. What is considerably more noteworthy is that, notwithstanding its sub-2K value, it includes a simple tie trade framework, which permits changing from steel to leather in under 10 seconds. One style for the week, one style for the end of the week. Accessible in 38mm or in 42mm.
Quick facts: 38mm or 42mm treated steel case – type ML115 (Sellita base) – automatic – simple tie trade framework – hardened steel incorporated arm band, leather lash sold independently as a choice (from EUR 185) – EUR 1,690
The Tudor Pelagos needs no presentation. It is the complete instrument watch in the brand’s portfolio. Vigorous yet light, because of its titanium case, impervious to incredible profundities (500m), made to withstand activity, all around fueled (fabricate development), currently planned yet at the same time exemplary enough… There’s a ton to cherish about this watch, including its extraordinary quality/value proportion. What less know is that this watch isn’t just conveyed with a titanium arm band (with plunging augmentation framework) however an elastic lash is additionally remembered for the crate. Alright, it isn’t as such a simple compatible gadget however with five minutes and the necessary device, you can change style pretty easily.
Quick facts: 42mm titanium case – type MT5612, fabricate – automatic – titanium arm band with collapsing fasten and wellbeing get in steel with wristband expansion framework – elastic tie additionally included – EUR 4,190
Vacheron Constantin Overseas 4500V
A extravagance sports watch is the sort of watch that is intended to look great whenever, anyplace. It should be slender enough for business clothing, rich enough for a tuxedo, vigorous enough for a dive in a pool or in the driver’s seat of a yacht… When Vacheron Constantin dispatched the third era of Overseas , it had the good thought to fit it with a “DIY exchangeable arm band mechanism”. Simply by squeezing a catch on the rear of the wristband, you can change from steel to leather or to croc shortly – on the grounds that indeed, Vacheron remembers these three alternatives as standard for the crate. No apparatuses required, various personalities.
Quick facts: 41mm hardened steel case – Caliber 5100, in-house – automatic – tradable tie framework – steel arm band on collapsing fasten in addition to extra elastic tie, croc tie and collapsing clasp included too – EUR 20,100