The latest in gold timepieces brings a dash of panache to Austin men's holiday best.
CLOCKWISE FROM LEFT: Crafted in 18k rose gold, the Breitling Transocean Chronograph ($20,390) features a silver dial and brown crocodile strap. The COSC-certified chronometer is reminiscent of the Transocean chronographs of the 1950s and ’60s, but in a slender, more contemporary style. It is powered by the highperformance Caliber 01, made in-house by Breitling. Russell Korman Jewelers, 5011 Burnet Road, 512-451-9292.
The 18k rose gold Montblanc Heritage Chronométrie Quantième Annuel watch ($11,400) features a silvery white dial with annual calendar, moon phase indication, day, date, and month display. The automatic movement offers 42 hours of power reserve. Jack Ryan Fine Jewelry + Timepieces, 3520 Bee Cave Road, West Lake Hills, 512-732-2408
From Tiffany & Co., this 42mm Tiffany CT60 Chronograph ($15,000) crafted in 18k rose gold with vintage-inspired dial, offers hours and minutes totalizers and a date indicator at 6:00. Tiffany & Co., The Domain, 512- 835-7300
Donning one’s best is de rigueur during the holiday season, and for the elegant men of Austin that means formalwear with flair. These gold watches are the perfect suave accessories for the man of style who is dressing to impress. And these chic timepieces can go with him from the ballroom to the boardroom without missing a beat.