Holiday Gifting: Designer Watches to Buy Now

Designer Watches

For that special someone who has everything, a super stylish watch is the perfect gift this season.

We all have that person on our list that seems impossible to buy for every year. Enter a fashionable, designer timepiece, easily your saving grace this gifting season. And as the biggest seller of watches in the country, we definitely have something for every personality on your list.

Not only are these watches sartorially appealing, with this wardrobe update you don’t have to worry about finding the right size, and quite a few of them are pretty tech savvy as well.

See for yourself below, with 12 watches for him and for her.

For Him:

On Track
If he’s a fitness buff, help him keep his goals in check for 2017 with a multi-sport tracking watch, that also boasts GPS, a colour touch screen and can receive notifications from his smartphone.

Fitbit Small Blaze Smart Fitness Polyurethane Strap Watch, $249.95

Retro Future
Originally launched in 2002, this subtly updated timepiece (to reflect modern times naturally!), is made of non-oxidizing stainless steel. It’s such a classic, it will complement any lifestyle.

Calvin Klein Classic Swiss Watch, $230

Shades of Grey
With a stainless steel case and sturdy silicone strap, this Chronograph watch from Bulova, the first to follow the curve of the wearer’s wrist, is a modern take on a black timepiece, but with grey featured on the dial making for a softer yet just as sleek gift.

Bulova Chronograph Curv Collection Silicone and Stainless Steel Watch, $995

Noir on Noir
With quartz movement and a matte black bezel, this well-priced watch, which is water-resistant up to 30 metres, is a gorgeous analog option.

Kenneth Cole New York Analog Rock Out Diamond Dial and Leather Strap Watch, $135

Sleek & Chic
Racing fans with love this Ferrari timepiece, with its red accented black face, countdown bezel, and multiple dials.

Ferrari Chronograph Grand Premio Carbon Fiber Strap Watch, $465

Just Add Texture
This classic stainless steel piece gets a stylish update thanks to its leather-look face. The hits of orange and the chain bracelet don’t hurt either.

Boss Orange Analog Cape Town Casual Stainless Steel Bracelet Watch, $225


For Her:

Black is the New Black
A dark take on the boyfriend watch, this black, gold and blue hued beauty from Kate Spade really will go with everything.

Kate Spade New York Analog Washington Square Goldtone Ceramic Bracelet Watch, $450

Oh, You Fancy
Add a well-placed pop of colour to the wrist of someone on your list thanks to this classic but modern take on the timepiece. Bonus: If you gift this to your girlfriend, it’s perfectly unisex, so you can “borrow” it anytime.

Daniel Wellington Classy Oxford NATO Goldplated Watch, $185

Fabulous Fad
Rose gold is a major trend in watches, so let this round face, leather strap, water resistant piece show your fashion allegiance.

Skagen Denmark Crystal Rose Goldtone Stainless Steel Leather Watch, $175

Life Goals
A fitness tracker that answers phone calls and is sweat, rain and splash proof? Perfect for the running or biking junky in your life.

Fitbit Alt Special Edition, $199.95

Get Active
With a sleep and fitness tracker, this gorge piece links with Apple or Android for all your selfie needs. Bonus, it can function as control for your music and more.

Michael Kors MK Access Thompson Silvertone Activity Tracker, $175

Oh so major
The investment piece is both delicate and badass, thanks to the 18K gold plated stainless steel chain bracelet and hits of sparkle detail (hello diamonds!).

Burberry Britain Diamond Goldtone Stainless Steel Chain Bracelet Watch, $2,995

Photography by David Pike.