Luxury…what does it mean? To us at First Class Watches, luxury means true craftsmanship and heritage. Designer watches are the product of true craftsman ship, a combination of luxury designs as well as reliable mechanics.
There are of course certain watch brands which take over the market with their intricate designs and celebrity ambassadors which advocate for the brands, this will also lead up to our favourite luxury watch brands of 2018 so far.
Luxury Watch Brands 2018
This watch brand was established in 1860 in Switzerland, like so many other luxury watch brands. It is a watch brand that is popular in the racing drivers and was also the first watch brand to enter space.
Famous Wearers: Patrick Dempsey, Brad Pitt, Chris Hemsworth, Bella Hadid and Barack Obama.
Interestingly, for those that are unaware, Tudor watches are actually a sub-brand of Rolex which were created in 1926. Tudor although strongly connected to Rolex do create their own watches with Swiss ETA movement which is why they are cheaper than Rolex.
Famous Wearers: David Beckham, Lady Gaga, Jay Chou and Tiger Woods.
Rolex watches will forever be the most sought after watches in the market. They are by far some of the most popular timepieces out there, a brand that is internationally recognised as a brand but also a status symbol.
Famous Wearers: David Beckham, Daniel Craig, Brad Pitt and Mark Wahlburg.
Hublot are already a very well known luxury brand however they are not as old as you might think. The brand was established in 1980 and then in 2010 became the official watchmaker of formula 1 and they were also the official timekeeper of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Famous Wearers: Kylie Jenner, Jay Z, Gareth Southgate.
Last but by no means least on our top 5 luxury watch brands 2018 is Patek Phillippe. This watch brand produce some of the most prestigious and high end watches in the world. Some of their rarest timepieces produce millions and have been favoured by royalty.
Famous Wearers: Queen Victoria (would you believe!), Robert Downey Jr and Ellen DeGeneres.
At First Class Watches we also have our own selection of luxury watch brands which might take your fancy such as Tissot, Ebel, Sinn, Raymond Weil and many more. For more information you can visit our website, call us on 01926298499 or visit our watch shop based in the west midlands.