8 Luxury Watches for Pushing the Boat Out in 2017

If you’ve got a love for all things high end, luxury timepieces are likely something that are perennially on your wish-list and that’s definitely the case here at Coolector HQ. If you’re looking to push the boat out in 2017 and invest in a luxury watch, take a look at our pick of 8 of the best below:

Richard Mille RM 11-03 Watch

Richard Mille are a watchmaker quite unlike any other and from a purely visual perspective, you’ll find few watches quite as impactful as the, frankly stunning, Richard Mille RM 11-03 Timepiece which is an automatic flyback chronograph and one of the most eye-catching watches on the market right now. The ultimate timepiece for pushing the boat out in 2017, the RM 11-03 is certainly not cheap but their can be few better choices for really making a statement with your choice of luxury accessories.

Price: £100k+

Hublot Big Bang Stainless Steel Watch

Hublot are a watchmaker that certainly don’t do things by halves and there are few series of timepieces that typify this better than their extraordinary Big Bang collection of watches and the Stainless Steel variety is particularly bold and uncompromising. Boasting no fewer than 257 components and painstakingly put together by hand, the quality of the Hublot Big Bang Stainless Steel watch is plain to see and for any man looking to really score some serious style points with their choice of timepiece in 2017, this would be a good place to start.

Price: £6095

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Carbon Grand Prix

Positively synonymous with luxury, Audemars Piguet broke the mould with their Royal Oak Offshore Carbon Grand Prix watches and you’ll be turning heads aplenty if this is the timepiece that ends up on your wrist in 2017. A forged carbon case, red and black dial, black strap really make this cracking timepiece stand out from the crowd and its an extremely limited edition watch that does a fine job of really showcasing the watchmaking prowess of this world renowned Swiss watchmaker.

Price: £21000

Devon Tread 2 Murder Redrum

Originally showcased back in 2012 at BaselWorld, the Devon Tread 2 Murder Redrum Watch really is a sight to behold and definitely is the sort of timepiece for horology traditionalists but for those who love imaginative design and incredible mechanisms, it’s right up there with the best of them. Devon are a watchmaker that dare to do things differently and this will be abundantly clear the minute you see one of their watches in action and the Tread 2 Murder Redrum is the pinnacle of their watchmaking prowess to date.

Price: £5-10k

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Volcano

Vibrant and robust, the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Volcano is a timepiece that has really wowed us here at Coolector HQ and it will add a touch of class to your wrist if this is the one that winds up there in 2017. Boasting a black dial with “Méga Tapisserie” pattern, Arabic numerals and white gold Royal Oak hands with luminescent coating finished with an orange inner bezel, it’s not the sort of timepiece that is suitable for a shrinking violet that doesn’t want to get noticed.

Price: £12995

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Milgauss

Famed for reliability and precision, the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Milgauss is a timepiece that is positively dripping in understated cool and will be the perfect choice of watch for any Don Draper wannabe in 2017. This cracking timepiece has an eye-catching electric blue or black dial, which is an allusion to the emblematic lightning-bolt-shaped seconds hand – a feature that really sets this glorious timepiece apart from the competition. Rolex are the world’s leading luxury watch brand for a reason and watches like the Perpetual Milgauss remind us why.

Price: £5395

Cartier Santos 100 Titanium and Steel Black Watch

In terms of sheer class, it’s difficult to look beyond Cartier and their stunning Santos 100 range of watches really is in a league of its own in the dapperness department. This stunning series of watches has many amazing features not least the automatic winding, calibre 1847 MC. Steel and ADLC case, 7-faceted crown set with a faceted synthetic spinel, black dial, sword-shaped hands in steel and luminescent material and last but not least, the sapphire crystal black calfskin strap for that final touch of class and sophistication.

Price: £3995

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Stainless Steel

As you may have noticed, Audemars Piguet have featured pretty heavily in this list and this is really testament to the impeccable calibre of the timepieces that they produce and the Royal Oak Offshore Stainless Steel is certainly no exception. Bold, robust and durable as they come, this incredible looking watch from Swiss watchmakers Audemars Piguet is definitely one of our favourites here at Coolector HQ and just exudes quality everywhere you look. Brilliantly crafted and aesthetically superior.

Price: £10995

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Leo is the owner of The Coolector and writes about the stuff he loves. And some stuff that he merely likes.