These versatile watches keep globe-trotting gents stylishly on schedule... no matter the time zone.
WATCHES, CLOCKWISE FROM LEFT: The classic German engineering of A. Lange & Söhne has produced the 417-part movement inside the Lange TimeZone 1 ($49,400), which indicates the time in any of the world’s time zones while simultaneously displaying your home time. It also features an 18k yellow-gold case, a solid silver dial, and yellow-gold and blued-steel hands.
Vacheron Constantin has given the Patrimony Traditionnelle World Time watch ($48,000) a 42.5mm, 18k rose-gold case, while the back features a sapphire crystal offering a clear view of the new Calibre 2460WT, a self-winding movement made in-house, which boasts 40 hours of power reserve. It also has an innovative day/night indicator that shades half the disk.
From Rolex, the GMT Master II watch ($38,250) is crafted in 904L stainless steel, a superalloy used mainly in the aerospace industry. The dial has hour markers fashioned from 18k gold, and the watch is equipped with Rolex’s Calibre 3186 self-winding mechanical movement, as well as a bidirectional rotatable 24-hour graduated bezel.
ACCESSORIES, CLOCKWISE FROM TOP RIGHT: Canvas bag, The Row ($545). Neiman Marcus, Cherry Creek Shopping Center, Denver, 303-329-2600; Greggo flat, Christian Louboutin ($945). Neiman Marcus, Lou sunglasses, Oliver Peoples ($435). Silver Threads,308 Galena St., 970-429-4670; Trilby hat, Club Monaco ($99). 307 S. Galena St., 970-925-2353
Smartphones may have eliminated the need for watches for some, but discerning world travelers know that a signature timepiece is always in style. Regardless of the city, country, or time of day, these elegant yet understated wristwatches perfectly transition from the terminal to even the most exclusive summer soirée. Meridian Jewelers, 525 E. Cooper Ave., 970-925-3833