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Luxury Men's Christmas Gift Guide 2020

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A watch is for life, not just for Christmas. Ask anyone. Unless you’re a luxury watch aficionado. If you are, you’ll find any excuse to indulge in a new timepiece to mark a special occasion, and we wouldn’t blame you. Luckily our vast selection of luxury watches is brimming with everything from the classic to the contemporary.

Whether a fan of diver’s watches, pilot’s watches, smartwatches or the iconic steel sports watch - our guide to the very best watches for Christmas 2020 at C W Sellors is sure to provide plenty of inspiration this festive season. We’ve rounded up some of our favourites from prestigious brands such as Oris, Bremont. Breitling, Bell & Ross and Longines, not to mention Schaffhausen-based manufacturer, IWC. Let’s get started…

IWC Watch Big Pilot Edition Le Petit Prince IW501002

Famous for its soft-iron anti-magnetic technology and its pellaton winding system for improved power supply, IWC will compromise on nothing when developing timepieces for its Big Pilot’s watch collection. If you have an IWC fan in the family, the Le Petit Prince special edition watch from the Big Pilot’s watch collection is the perfect Christmas gift this season. It pays tribute to the literacy work of Antoine de Saint Exupéry with a meticulously engraved caseback but also presents time on a signature deep midnight blue dial with a power reserve indicator at 9 o’clock. Extra special touches like IWC’s choice to complete the watch on a vintage brown calfskin strap make this IWC Big Pilot’s watch the ultimate timepiece for 2021.

Breitling Watch Chronomat B01 42 Black Bracelet. AB0134101B1A1

Maybe you’re looking to upgrade your current Breitling watch to a newer model? Breitling has always prided itself on equipping its watches with COSC-certified engines, but from 2009 it began crafting its own in-house movements. That said, there are plenty of modified movements still on offer, making those equipped with independent calibres like the B01 extra special. The Breitling Chronomat B01 42 watch is a superb all-rounder with an impressive 70-hour power reserve, a bezel equipped with the signature rider tabs, the distinct Rouleaux bracelet and a sporty trio of chronograph counters to play about with.

Bell & Ross Watch BR 05 Chrono Blue Steel Bracelet BR05C-BU-ST/SST

Speaking of sporty watches, the all-steel Bell & Ross BR 05 Chrono watch clothed in a vivid blue dial proves a popular timepiece here at CW Sellors. Collectors just love its retro-inspired square-shaped case with rounded corners and slightly industrial-inspired screws bolting the bezel down to a 100-meter water-resistant case. The silver-filled snailed chronograph counters located on an east-west axis are both easy to reference and effortless to operate. Suffice to say, a watch for Christmas doesn’t get more sporty or elegant than the Bell & Ross BR 05 Chrono.

Bremont Watch Armed Forces Broadsword Bronze Sotek. HMAF-Broadsword-Bronze-Sotek

The Bremont Broadsword Bronze watch is available in three different dial colours but there’s something so wearable and authentic about the Sotek dial iteration. The choice to craft the timepiece from bronze not only promises special resistance to salt-water corrosion, but it also develops a patina over time, adding to its character. Bremont watch collectors no doubt have fallen in love with the British manufacturer’s many exemplary models of the past, yet the Broadsword, developed in collaboration with the MoD, credits Bremont the only company allowed to bear all the heraldic badges, signs and symbols of the three Armed Forces on its design.

TAG Heuer Watch Formula 1 Ayrton Senna Automatic Special Edition CAZ201B.FC6487

In true TAG Heuer spirit, this Ayrton Senna special edition watch embodies both the Brazilian Formula 1 champion and the Swiss watchmaker’s shared passion for endurance and precision. The timepiece is now equipped with a tachymeter scale that is capable of measuring up to 400km/hour. Shots of yellow colour are seen against a sleek black dial. Motorsport fans or collectors of TAG Heuer’s ever-popular Formula 1 watch collection will enjoy references such as the embossed “S” pattern on its leather band and the “S” decoration inside the 6 o’clock subsidiary dial.

Oris Watch Aquis Date Cal 400 Bracelet 01 400 7763 4135-07 8 24 09PEB

This Oris watch unites an in-house made calibre with impressive water resistance. The dive watch presents the time on a legible deep ocean blue coloured dial with Super-LumINova coated indexes and hands for superior underwater vision. Whether a diving enthusiast or just a lover of the classic “dive watch” look, this Oris Aquis Date Calibre 400 watch is the ultimate Christmas gift idea for watch collectors in need of a reliable, durable and stylish watch to wear all year through.

Rado Watch Captain Cook Automatic R32505313

Rado is renowned for its innovative and daring approach to material development and research, yet this sleek Captain Cook watch is crafted from trusty, corrosion-resistant stainless steel integrated with 200-meter water resistance. If the person you’re buying for uses a watch for deep-sea exploration, swimming snorkelling or water sports, the Rado Captian Cook watch is a superb upgrade. The brand’s patented EasyClip System also allows the wearer to go from a sporty rubber diving band to something more sophisticated by night, by effortlessly switching the strap over without the need for any tools. The Rado Captain Cook watch is sure to get noticed on the wrist with its deep green dial and legible diving bezel.

Longines Watch Spirit Men's L3.811.4.53.0

The Spirit watch collection by Longines was created earlier this year in ode to pioneers of the aviation industry and professional pilots. Equipped with a legible pilot dial with lume-coated Arabic numerals, central hands and a useful date aperture, the dial is adequately protected underneath a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal glass lens. The Longines watch is completed on a dark brown leather strap with contrast stitching, giving the Spirit watch a distinct, vintage-inspired look.

Garmin MARQ Watch Adventurer Performance Edition 010-02567-31

The Garmin MARQ Watch Adventurer Performance Edition is the ultimate piece of technology for fitness fanatics and those looking to venture on a new healthy lifestyle after Christmas. The watch will make for the perfect Christmas gift idea for any techy gadget-lover, as well as a self-indulgent treat to mark the end of a very testing year. It features a ClimbPro ascent planner, GPS, GLONASS, and Galileo and topographical maps with Trendline popularity routing. In addition to a barometer, altimeter, stopwatch, chronograph and alarm, the Garmin smartwatch also features Pulse Ox, smart notifications, a weather feature, Garmin Pay and storage for up to 2,000 songs.

Seiko Watch Prospex Divers 1965 Modern Re Interpretation SPB143J1

The Seiko Prospex is designed to challenge every limit. If you’re looking for the perfect gift for any adventure-goer this festive season, the Seiko Prospex 1965 Reinterpretation watch harkens back to a popular model from the 60s but comes integrated with a superior mechanical movement and a 200-meter water resistance. Other diving features such as a unidirectional rotating bezel, luminous coated hour markers and hands and a sealed caseback with a screw-down crown assist with locking out moisture to provide the 6R35 Calibre with a dry environment. Its black dial and stainless steel bracelet crown it an everyday wristwatch that can be worn anywhere and to any occasion.

For more Christmas inspiration, view our entire selection of men's luxury watches here including all the new arrivals and latest releases from the world's leading watch brands. Those shopping for the whole family, check out our Ladies' Christmas Gift Guide and explore a stunning range of ladies watches that are guaranteed to make him smile on Christmas morning. 

Our team of talented luxury watch specialists are on hand to help with all your Christmas shopping needs. Get in touch today on 01335 453453 or at sales@cwsellors.com for any assistance and for advice on the interest free finance and free next day delivery available.