Watch collector Matthew Green offers timely advice on matching watch aesthetic to environment. VP of Luxury Fashion, Watches, Jewellery and Accessories for DFS Group and a fifth-generation watches and jewelry buyer and collector, Matthew Green believes that finding the perfect watch is a top style priority for most men. Green has chosen six timepieces every occasion that will permanently re-calibrate your watch wardrobe.
- For the boardroom
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Tourbillon Extra-Thin
In the corridors of power, dressing to impress requires clean, well-cut lines—not flashy statements. This outstanding timepiece offers the iconic Royal Oak appeal combining traditional style with contemporary excellence.
2. At a black-tie event
Vacheron Constantin Heures Créatives Heure Romantique
Traditionally, a man’s sole focus should be on the host and other guests, not on the time. For ladies, on the other hand, black tie is more lenient, and elegant jewellery, including watches, are now considered de rigueur. And nothing says sophistication like this watch from Vacheron Constantin, which harkens back to a bygone era of romance and refinement.
3. On the weekend
Roger Dubuis 2017 World Premiere: Excalibur Aventador S
For the weekend racer who has it all, Swiss watchmaker Roger Dubois pays tribute to Lamborghini’s the Aventador S, driven by an outstanding ‘engine’ in the shape of the specially developed Duotor RD 103SQ calibre.
4. When travelling
Blancpain Tribute to Fifty Fathoms Mil-Spec
A cool reinterpretation of the Fifty Fathoms watch, originally designed for the French Navy in the early 1950s, this now classic timepiece became a hit around the world with militaries and professional divers alike. Today, it's the ideal travelling companion for the modern "luxury diver”.
5. On a sporting expedition
Tag Heuer Carrera Calibre Heuer 02T Automatic Chronograph 45mm DFS Masters Of Time IX Special Edition
This one-of-a-kind watch, with its sporty red alligator leather/rubber strap, revolutionary calibre and skeletonised dial is the go-to timepiece when you’re dialing up activity and adventure.