New watches for men and women: The latest drops from our favourite brands
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From the time-honoured Rolexes to the latest Apple Watch – and all the gorgeous horological gems in between – there is not a watch in Singapore that couldn't be matched to an appreciative wrist. There are always options aplenty in our little Red Dot so anyone could land a dream watch.
Looking to dress up your wrist? Here are some of the season's latest launches.
Bell & Ross BR05
Where to buy: #01-15 Mandarin Gallery
What's the damage: $6,500 on rubber strap, $7,300 on bracelet
Why should you consider it: This is the first Bell & Ross watch on a metal bracelet, and its classic military aesthetic has been smoothened to be more elegant and urban than before. Choose from three sunray finished dial colours – black, grey and blue – or a skeletonised model featuring a brand new movement.
Hamilton Khaki Pilot Pioneer Mechanical
Where to buy: Cortina Watch online
What's the damage: From $1,190 to $1,250
Why should you consider it: Look wise, completely on point, and price wise, absolutely reasonable. This is vintage-inspired done right and its 33mm size is suitable for everyone. Love the NATO strap, the aged dial finish, and did we mention the 80-hour power reserve?
Rado Tradition Golden Horse 1957 Limited Edition
Where to buy: #B2M-216 The Shoppes Marina Bay Sands
What's the damage: $2,419 on leather strap, $2,550 on bracelet
Why should you consider it: Another vintage tribute to a historical icon, this 37mm watch is one of the few that offers a red (okay maroon) dial. Look at that ombré effect, and the pair of seahorses – how cute! Plus the old-fashioned finish on the black leather strap, what's not to like?
Longines Master Moon Phase
Where to buy: #02-01A Wisma Atria
What's the damage: From $3,510
Why should you consider it: Incredible price to quality ratio. This classical number also makes for a good couple-watch as there are different designs to suit both men and women. The Master collection is a Longines classic, so you could never go wrong with it.
Casio Full Metal G-Shock GMW-B5000D
Where to buy: All G-Shock boutiques except IMM
What's the damage: $1,349
Why should you consider it: If watches like the full metal G-Shock in steel or gold-PVD rocks your socks, then this one with an aged finish (achieved by black ion plating) is right up your alley. It looks as if you've owned it for years and yet continues to function perfectly, as a G-Shock should.
Hermes Heure H
Where to buy: #01-00 and #02-00 Ngee Ann City Takashimaya
What's the damage: From $4,190 to $4,760
Why should you consider it: You'll have lots of fun with the interchangeable double tour strap. This one has a perforated decoration and you can choose from apricot (pictured), vermilion, black or etoupe. The Heure H is a 1996 design - need we remind you that 90s fashion is making a big comeback?
Luminox ICE-SAR Arctic 1200
Where to buy: Crystal Time Pavilion #01-K30 Vivocity
What's the damage: $1,160.95
Why should you consider it: A special model made for the Icelandic Search and Rescue team, this indefatigable watch is made for life's greatest obstacles. If you're looking for something trusty, practical and comfortable – or know someone who is – look no further.