The top-notch quality and design (and hefty price tag) of these luxury watches clearly attract only the highest of the highest and most watched—pun intended—folks in Thai society. So we've taken the liberty of compiling them all for you in one story detailing their outstanding qualities so that you can see for yourself exactly why these timepieces are the buzz around town.
Richard Mille RM 029
The most notably distinguishing feature of the RM029 if you’re a Richard Mille fan is the larger-than-standard date, positioned at 4 o’clock for synergetic yet edgy design. With this baby, your days of squinting for the date are over!
More information: richardmille.com/watch/rm-029-automatic-with-oversize-date
Richard Mille RM 030
Linked with the 2016-debutted Haas Formula One racing team, the RM 030 model makes a direct statement about its utility and function with its form and appearance. We recommend pairing this racing watch with a weekend, casual or smart-casual look.
More information: richardmille.com/watch/rm-030-automatic-with-declutchable-rotor
Rolex Cosmograph Daytona
In oyster, ice blue dial and platinum
The ice blue dial model of this watch is an absolute stunner, as one can expect from kingpin brand Rolex and from a classic series like the Cosmograph Daytona, but it is also quite a novelty of a men’s watch colour choice in the luxury watch market. Only someone absolutely secure in his masculinity would confidently rock a watch reminiscent of Elsa from Frozen.
More information: rolex.com/watches/cosmograph-daytona/m116506-0001.html
Patek Philippe Annual Calendar Chronograph 5960/1A
Patek Philippe strangely named the collection this model hails from as “Complications”, referring to—in fairness—the complicated watchmaking process involved. However, despite the painstaking backend efforts, the final product is something that’s beautiful in its front-facing simplicity.
More information: patek.com/en/collection/complications/5960-1A-001
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronograph Automatic
One of the most sleek and understatedly elegant pieces among the expansive family of Royal Oak watches, the Royal Oak Chronograph Automatic in stainless steel and blue dial with the subtle but truly special “Grande Tapisseries” is a design sophisticants won’t let slip under their noses for sure.
More information: audemarspiguet.com/en/watch-collection/royal-oak
Rolex Yacht-Master 40
In oyster, black dial, everose gold and black rubber strap
Rolex is a master of mixing and matching textures, materials and colours, managing to make everything at the end of the day look like—well—worthy of the name Rolex. This piece from the Yacht-Master collection accomplishes harmony between the sweetness of lustrous rose gold and the cool of black rubber and the black dial.
More information: rolex.com/watches/yacht-master/m116655-0001.html
Patek Philippe Gold Perpetual Calendar 3970
A truly classic looking timepiece featuring a simple yellow gold case with a white dial and black leather strap, this should be that engraved heirloom in your luxury watch collection. (Tip: classic watches such as this one look good with any outfit; they’re a fashion foolproof!)
Patek Philippe Annual Calendar Chronograph 5960P
This “Complication” has been discontinued and therefore is an automatic coveted Patek Philppe classic. Again with watches of Patek Philippe “complicated” nature, the beauty is in the simplicity of the timepiece’s appearance.
Rolex Pro Hunter Deepsea Green
If you had to choose one Rolex sports watch, the Pro Hunter in Deepsea Green is it. A sexy all-round dark utility piece, the green accent (which may we remind you is a Rolex colour) gives the watch a sophisticated pop.
More information: discoverprohunter.com/en/collection/deepsea/green
Richard Mille RM010
The RM010 is what Richard Mille considers an archetype for the brand’s signature “skeletonised” look, a trend we can liken to the unfinished “industrial” appearance bars, cafes and retailers seem to be opting for these days in interior design.
More information: richardmille.com/watch/rm-010-skeletonised-automatic-2
Rolex Daytona Chronograph
In oyster, white dial, steel and yellow gold
Another Daytona Chronograph makes the list, clearly because, along with the RM, it’s a favourite look among the high and mighty. This design of this Daytona Chronograph model, however, is night and day to the previous one mentioned and why you definitely need both if you’ve got extra change to spare for another Rolex.
More information: rolex.com/watches/cosmograph-daytona/m116503-0001.html