2017 Holiday Gift Guide: The Best Watches for Everyone on Your List

2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Christmas is coming! Have you bought gifts for everyone on your list? If you’re scrambling to come up with a good gift idea for a loved one, then we can help.

Nearly everyone appreciates a good, quality watch. It’s a practical gift that they can wear all year long and it won’t go out of style. Giving the gift of a mechanical watch is also a better investment than a tech gift such as a phone, a smartwatch, or a tablet. Unlike tech gifts, which are current for only a short period of time, mechanical watches will last for years (or even decades) without becoming obsolete.

Another benefit is that every time your loved one wears the watch, they’ll think of you. What could be better than that!

We’ve gathered our top watches for everyone on your list, including watches for him, watches for her, and watches for kids! And because everyone’s wallet gets a little bit tighter during the holiday season, we’ve chosen a variety of watches to fit every budget. Of course, your budget isn’t the only consideration, you’ll also need to determine which style of watch will best suit your loved one. We can’t make that decision for you, but at least we can help you start the search! 

Watches for Him

From pilot watches to dress watches, we’ve gathered quite a collection. Any of these watches would make the perfect Christmas gift for your husband, father, son, brother, or friend. We guarantee that the men in your life will love these watches!

We've chosen an assortment of watches, ranging from $300 to $7,500. Plus, this holiday gift guide offers a variety of styles, including dress watches, minimalist watches, sport watches, and pilot watches. 

Tissot Tradition ($300 - $5000)

Tissot Tradition

Christopher Ward C65 Trident Classic MKII ($630 - $705)

Christopher Ward C65 Trident Classic MKII

Bulova Curv ($650 - $975)

Bulova Curv

Alpina Startimer Pilot Automatic ($1,000)

Alpina Statimer Pilot Automatic

Nomos Club 38 Campus Nacht ($1650 - $1950)

Nomos Club 38 Campus Nacht

Longines Heritage 1945 ($1,700)

Longines Heritage 1945

Breitling Colt Skyracer ($2,000)

Breitling Colt Skyracer

Citizen Eco-Drive One ($2,600 - $6,000)

Citizen Eco-Drive One

Tudor Heritage Black Bay Chronograph ($4,725 - $5,050)

Tudor Heritage Black Bay Chronograph

TAG Heuer Autavia $5,150 - $5,300

TAG Heuer Autavia

Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch (Starting at $5,150)

Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Professional

Rolex Submariner (Starting at $7,500)

Rolex Submariner

Watches for Her

Watches aren’t just for guys! These ladies watches would make the perfect Christmas gift for your wife, mother, daughter, sister, or friend. Of course, you’ll need to choose the right style for the lucky lady. We've selected a wide variety of watch styles, including diamond-studded watches, minimalist watches, and uni-sex watches.

The ladies watches in this holiday gift guide range from $350 to $6,300. PLUS: Scroll down to see the best watch brands for kids, as well as other gift ideas for watch lovers! 

Tissot T-Wave ($350 - $630)

Tissot T-Wave

Movado Edge ($495 - $595)

Movado Edge

Raymond Weil Shine ($1,195 - $2,995)

Raymond Weil Shine

Longines Symphonette ($1,275 - $4,200)

Longines Symphonette

TAG Heuer Link Lady ($1,600 - $4,400)

TAG Heuer Link Lady

Nomos Glashütte Tangente 33 ($1,760 - $1,960)

Nomos Glashütte Tangente 33

Omega Deville Prestige Co-Axial 32.7mm (Starting at $3,700)

Omega Deville Prestige Co-Axial 32.7mm

Bulgari Serpenti (Starting at $3,850)

Bulgari Serpenti

Chanel Boy-friend Tweed ($4,300 - $5,300)

Chanel Boy-friend Tweed

Lady-Datejust 28 ($6,300)

Lady-Datejust 28

The Best Watches for Kids

Timex and Flik Flak are two brands that specialize in kids watches. These brands offer watches with fun and creative designs, and oftentimes the designs will make it easier for a child to learn how to tell time. You’re never too young to start collecting watches! 

We guarantee that these watches will be accurate. Plus, they’re sturdy so you don’t have to worry about you child dropping the watch or knocking it into things. Flik Flak watches are especially nice since they’re the only kids watches that are machine washable. 

Timex Kids Watches

Timex Kids Watches

Flik Flak Kids Watches

Flik Flak Kids Watches

Other Gift Ideas for Watch Lovers

Now you might be thinking, “my loved one already owns a hundred watches!” Instead of a watch, you can give them one of these perfect gifts!

  1. A new strap or bracelet to give their old watch a new look
  2. Matt Hranek’s brand new book, A Man & His Watch, which showcases iconic watches and tells the stories of the men who wore them
  3. A watch travel case or pouch
  4. A watch box to store their many watches
  5. A watch cleaning kit 
  6. A watch winder
  7. A watch demagnetizer 

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