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Watches & Jewellery

Give The Gift Of Time To The Men In Your Life

Let’s face it: shopping for men is never easy. Unless their hobbies or interests are well aligned with yours, more often than not it’s a shot in the dark with what they’ll actually be excited to receive. However, we believe that you can’t go wrong with a watch — after all, everyone needs a good timepiece. And contrary to common belief, watches aren’t always a pricey purchase. Here, we round up our favourites at a few price points. Browse above.

Watch with black face and brown leather strap by Plain Supplies, S$69
This stylish and sleek piece would be a great present if your man is into minimalist wear. Best of all, it’s also water resistant (up to 30m). Watch with white face and navy blue leather strap by Mileneal, S$123.99
A piece that sports a navy blue leather strap will be a great alternative if he already has a watch with a black leather strap. Watch with red face and silver chain strap by Fossil, US$145 (S$201)
Go with something a little more fun with this silver watch that sports a deep ruby tone face. Watch with white face and black washed leather strap by Timex, S$174, via Mr Porter
A simple white and silver face with a washed leather strap like this one will add sophistication to his white shirt and black trousers combi. Watch with navy blue face and silver chain strap by Swatch, S$195
A silver chain strap watch is a versatile piece that’s perfect for every occasion. From Swatch’s A Traveler’s Dream collection, this particular arm candy sports a mysterious midnight blue face which is perfect for your partner if he’s a creative thinker. Watch with white face and black croc-embossed leather strap by Daniel Wellington, S$309
A full-on gold watch might be too much if he works in the corporate world. Pick something that has gold trimmings and black leather straps, so you get the best of both worlds. Watch with navy blue face and brown leather strap by Bering, S$369, via Tangs
Want to incorporate some pink into his wardrobe? Inject a little personality into his outfit with this spiffy piece that comes with rose gold trimming and a leather strap. Watch with black face and black leather strap by Emporio Armani, US$320 (S$443)
The steel case of this Emporio Armani watch exudes a vibe of masculine strength. Ask your man to juxtapose this formal looking piece against a casual denim coordinate. Watch with grey face and silver chain strap by Swatch, S$310
When it comes to buying a gift for a man, versatility is key. This Swatch baby, which features a grey face, is a classic colour that your man can wear with most of his work outfits. Watch with square face and black leather strap by Larsson & Jennings, £225 (S$407)
If your man’s more eclectic, he’d like this piece that sports a square watch face instead of the traditional round face. Watch with black face and black leather strap by Montblanc, S$1,349, via Mr Porter
If you want to pamper your man, this one’s a winner. Watch with white face and brown leather strap by Junghans, US$995 (S$1,379)
Watch fans will be familiar with German brand, Junghans, which is known for its exquisite quality and minimalist design. This watch has a cool glow-in-the-dark feature so he can keep track of his time with ease, even in the dark. Watch with black face and black rubber strap by Christopher Ward, S$1,285
This sturdy arm candy is made of corrosive-resistant titanium and is water-resistant (up to 600m underwater), which is great if your dude is into diving. Watch with black face and brown leather strap by Hamilton, US$995 (S$1,379)
This Hamilton piece is a classic, right down to its brown leather strap. Watch with white face and brown croc-embossed leather strap by Baume & Mercier, S$1,394, via Mr Porter
Up your guy’s suave index with this croc-embossed leather strap timepiece. Make sure he wears it with a blue button-down shirt.