The best designer watches to invest in this season

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  • From the classic timepiece guaranteed to last a lifetime to the standout styles of the new season.

    There is something to be said for a beautifully made designer watch. Yes, it’s a hefty chunk of your salary, but choose wisely and handle with care and you’ll still be rocking your arm candy years later. It’s the ultimate investment piece.

    Like any area of our wardrobe, a new accessory is a sure fire way to instantly overhaul even the simplest of looks, whether you’re a maximalist or minimalist at heart.

    On one end of the scale, designers like Chanel, Dior, Guess and swatch are ticking all the spring/summer trends boxes, thanks to touches of neon, tortoiseshell and bright florals.

    If you’re a fan of the logo trend, you’re in for a treat with the monogram prints served up by Gucci, Louis Vuitton et al. who manage to tread the line between edgy and sophisticated.

    At the other end of the scale, if you’re a long time fan of all things classic and low key, you’ll never be short of styles. Look to Maurice Lacroix for a timeless white dial and brown leather strap, Rolex for a two-tone silver and gold icon and Omega for the ultimate boyfriend watch – these are all set to match-up with pretty much anything in your current wardrobe.

    Fan of the more oversized look? Tiffany, Longines and Mondaine all have several options of wearable neutrals – think tan, silver and steel – in ultra-elegant styles that will last season after season.

    As for how to wear your new designer watch for the new season, we like the more is more approach. Stack it with a beaded or shell bracelet for that holiday feel, or a gold chain bracelet for a more subtle approach.

    Whether you’re into florals or plain leather, rose gold or silver, whatever your style, we’ve got you covered. Shop our fabulous edit below.

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