Marriage is the most memorable ceremony in your life. It represents an enduring union of mutual love, commitment and care. Traditionally, we chose to wear the most proper outfits on this auspicious occasion. Just like the elegant dresses and jewellery, watches also play important role on your wedding day. In this article, we are highlighting ten wedding day timepieces from different price ranges.
(1) Rolex Day-date 40
Rolex Day-date is one of the most admired classic luxury dress watches ever made. Available only in precious metals (18K gold or platinum), this fine watchmaking masterpiece is an ideal to wear on your wedding day watch if you are ready to splurge above 50K Singapore Dollars. The most eye-catching features of this timepiece are the fully spelt weekday display at 12 o’clock and the Cyclops date window at 3 o’clock.
Two bezel options are available: fluted or gem-set. This iconic watch traditionally comes with the so-called president bracelet. Depending on your budget, you may choose a Rolex Day-date 40 model in gold (yellow, white or Everose) or platinum. They come with dial choices like black, bright blue, cool blue, champagne, green, olive-green, sun-dust, meteorite, white, diamond-paved and etc. They feature in-house self-winding mechanical movements with 70 hour power reserve.
(2) Chopard L.U.C XPS
L.U.C XPS is a quintessential classic dress watch from the House of Chopard. Elegantly designed, this 40mm automatic chopard watch is an ideal accessory for wearing on your wedding day. Available in Ethical rose or white gold, stainless steel and platinum versions, this precious timekeeper is driven by a chronometer-certified automatic movement from the brand’s L.U.C calibre series. The graciousness of L.U.C XPS will perfectly harmonize with the most precious moments in your life. It features minimalistic yet graceful dial design employing hours and minutes on the centre and the small-seconds counter just above the 6 o’clock hour-marker.
Equipped with the L.U.C Twin Barrel Technology, the movement provides an exceptional autonomy of 65 hours. The series also offers glittering diamond chopard watch models with gem-set bezels. The brand is also proposing various strap choices – metal bracelet, calf-skin or alligator – so that you can find an ideal timepiece to pair with your wedding attire.
The iconic Swiss Maison has been renowned worldwide for its premium timepieces and glamorous jewellery creations. The chopard singapore price range of L.U.C XPS starts approximately at S$12,700 for the stainless steel model, S$25,800 each for ethical gold versions, S$41,900 for the platinum variant and above S$50,000 each for diamond-set watches.
(3) Piaget Altiplano Automatic 40mm
Named after the breathtaking Andean Plateau in the Latin America, Altiplano is one of the best-selling Piaget watches. These elegant and luxurious timekeepers are traditionally made of precious metals like 18K gold and platinum. They are also available in gem-set versions, watches with exotic dials (gem-stone, miniature-painted and etc.), skeleton timepieces and complication models.
The Swiss Maison has been recognized globally for its dual expertise: Jewellery and Watchmaking. And, known for its ultra-thin elegance, Altiplano is a superb choice as accessory to wear on your wedding day. This series offers various case sizes, ranging from 34mm to 42mm. As 40mm is a widely accepted dimension for a ceremonial dress watch, we are recommending an elegant Altiplano automatic: G0A45400 in rose gold and G0A45402 in white gold.
Equipped with the Piaget 1205P1 ultra-thin self-winding mechanical movement, this 40mm watch displays hour, minute, small seconds and date. The ultra-thin case with a mere 6.36 mm thickness provides optimum comfort. The 18K Altiplano automatic 40mm model is also available in gem-set versions featuring diamond-set bezels. The Piaget Singapore price range of this wedding watch for men is S$37,500 to S$54,000.
(4) Girard Perregaux 1966 Automatic
One of the oldest traditional fine watchmaking houses in Switzerland, Girard Perregaux has been known for its iconic creations like the Tourbillon with Three Bridges and the Constant Escapement LM. The La Chaux-de-Fonds based brand’s 1966 is an elegant dress watch series inspired by the 1960s designs.
From the extensive GP 1966 family, we suggest the 40mm automatic model as wearing on your wedding day watch. This elegant timepiece accurately reflects the classic watchmaking excellence of the iconic Swiss manufacture. Equipped with the meticulously decorated Calibre GP3300, this self-winding wristwatch displays the hour, minute, centre seconds and date. It is available in stainless steel and 18K gold versions, featuring very thin round case with polished finishing and soft, curved lines.
(5) Tag Heuer Carrera Automatic 39mm & 41mm
Although a sports-oriented brand, Tag Heuer also produces classic dress watches. For example, the Carrera series offers number of well-designed formal timepieces suitable for ceremonial occasions like wearing on your wedding day.
The tag heuer carrera automatic watches with day or day-date are great for ceremonial occasions. To begin with, the Day version measures 39mm and the Day-Date model comes with 41mm case. These stainless steel watches fuse classic elegance with sporty and contemporary styles, making them suitable for modern wedding dresses.
The 39mm tag heuer watch is equipped with the Calibre 5 automatic movement with a date display at 6 o’clock. In its 41mm diameter case, the Day-Date model houses the Calibre 5 displaying day and date functions at 3 o’clock. Both versions are currently available in black, blue or silvered dial colors. They come with alligator straps or steel bracelets.
The tag heuer singapore price range of these timepieces is S$3,500 to S$4,500.
(6) Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M
Omega produces an extensive range of luxury dress watches from its flagship families like Constellation and De Ville. These collections also offer a great selection of wedding watches. But if you want to dress up in a dapper James Bond style in your marriage ceremony, the Aqua Terra series from the prestigious omega seamaster family would be the best choice.
The Aqua Terra 150M watches for men are available in various materials (Steel, Gold, Steel with Gold and Titanium), with diameters ranging from 38mm to 43mm. The 41mm Automatic Master Chronometer Small Seconds model is a great timepiece to be pair with your outfit on your wedding day. This omega watch is currently available in stainless steel and 18K Sedna gold versions, fitted with a matching metal bracelet or rubber strap.
Adorned with the attractive horizontal motif, the dial boasts a small subsidiary dial at 6 o’clock for displaying the seconds and date. The Singapore retail price range of this self-winding watch is S$8,000 to S$46,000. The 41mm Aqua Terra 150M is also available with a centre seconds hand. The collection additionally offers 38mm and 41.5mm formal dress watch models with similar features.
(7) Junghans Meister Classic
Junghans is a German watchmaking enterprise with an illustrious history dating back to 1861. The brand has been known for its Bauhaus design inspired timepieces proudly bearing the Made in Germany label. Its creations are ideal if you are planning for a minimalistic style on your wedding day.
Meister Classic is a classic junghans watch that seamlessly combines timeless elegance with admirable simplicity. This 1950s inspired model stands out with classic round case with slender bezel and a minimalistic dial displaying three centre hands and a discreet date window at 3 o’clock. The self-winding movement provides 42 hours of power reserve. This timepiece is available in a 38.4mm diameter case in steel or gold-PVD.
The junghans singapore price range this affordable for wearing on your wedding day watch is S$1,800 to S$2,300.
(8) Oris Artelier Date Automatic
The Artelier is a remarkable collection of classic oris watches created for formal style. The automatic 40mm Date watch from this series is an ideal timepiece to pair with outfit on your wedding day. This elegant wristwatch for men is equipped with the Oris 733 (base SW 200-1) self-winding movement.
Available in blue, grey or silver color, the guilloche pattern dial hosts three centre hands and a small date window at 6 o’clock. The Artelier Date Automatic model comes with an alligator leather strap or metal bracelet. The approximate oris singapore selling price range of this timepiece is S$2,400 to S$2,700.
(9) Longines Présence
This classic dress watch series is ideal for those men with small wrist size. Made of stainless steel and available with full gold PVD or dual-tone finish, the elegant case measures 38.50mm. An entry level luxury watch, Longines Présence is a great choice for formal functions including the marriage. It houses a self-winding movement with a 72-hour power reserve. The easy to read dial hosts slender hands, elongated baton indices or Roman numerals, and a date window at 3 o’ clock. Its price range is S$1,500 to S$2,500.
(10) Bulova Classic Automatic
Bulova’s Classic collection offers an extensive selection of men’s dress mechanical and quartz watches in various materials, case sizes and functions. From this range, we invite your attention to the 42mm classic automatic model with day and date indications.
It is an affordable option for wearing on your wedding day timepiece. This bulova watch is available in steel and gold-toned versions. Featuring a black or silver dial, it stands out with the iconic tuning fork logo at 12 o’clock and long baton indexes. Rated for a power reserve of 40 hours, the Japanese self-winding movement drives three centre hands and the day-date functions.
The bulova singapore price range of the classic automatic day date watch is S$350 to S$500.