The 8 Best Places to Buy Watches Online


There's no doubt that online shopping has taken over the country by storm. It's something even our favorite traditional retailers have realized. So, if you're in the market for a new watch, you'll be happy to know that you can easily browse and shop online these days.

Of course, we have to talk about the safety of it all. We understand... having a pricey item like a timepiece be shipped and delivered is a frightening thought. All you have to do to be safe, however, is to buy from trusted and reputable sellers that will take care of shipping and taxes in the best way possible.

Here, we've scoured the internet for the best online watch stores for both contemporary and luxury watch brands. Add the watch of your dreams to your cart and check out without worry with these sites. Happy shopping, folks.

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As the biggest boutique in the world, Farfetch hosts hundreds of smaller stores—essentially like a department store. So, it's the best place to start if you're looking for something kind of rare. Best of all, Farfetch is pretty transparent when it comes to duties and taxes. Just make sure to check if import duties are included with checkout. We weren't kidding when we said Farfetch was like a department store. The site stocks virtually every watch brands available, from Audemars Piguet to Zenith.


Grand Seiko

One of the newest retailers to hit the internet is Grand Seiko. The watch brand's newly-launched online shop lets you get your fill of all things Grand Seiko from the safety of your home. The shopping experience is a bit different, though, as payments are deposited in one of three bank accounts and then you e-mail your deposit slip to Grand Seiko.



More: Grand Seiko's Rare Watches Are Now Available at Its New Online Shop in the Philippines


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Known for classic menswear brands, Mr Porter is one of the best places for gentlemen to buy wares. Aside from impeccably tailored suits, however, Mr Porter has both casual and luxury watches. Browse from the retailer's selection of Baume & Mercier, Cartier, Parmigiani Fleurier, and Vacheron Constantin timepieces. And yes, taxes and duties are included with every purchase AKA no surprises.



Rustan's has always been every Filipino's go-to for exceptional pieces, and that goes the same too online. The Philippines' leading department store boasts a great selection of Charriol and Casio watches.


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Your favorite luxury brands are now online, thanks to Trunc. From clothing to shoes and accessories to grooming, there's something for everyone. In the watch category, Trunch spotlight Charriol with the Parisii and Celtica watch. 


 L Timestudio

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L Timestudio is the place to go if you want fashion and sport watches. We're talking Adidas, Asics, BCBGMAXAZRIA, Columbia, Converse, Diesel, Fossil, Lacoste, and Timberland, to name a few. Not to mention, L Timestudio promises a warranty and a safe, secure payment process which are all great when shopping online.


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You probably already known Lucerne for its luxury watches and Swiss timepieces. But, you'll be surprised to know the Lucerne has an online store now. It's still pretty new so don't expect the full catalog to be in just yet. Right now, the site has pieces from Ball, Bulova, Certina, Luminox, Philip Stein, Seiko, Tissot, TW Steel, and Victorinox.



Another retailer that offers fashion and sports watches at a modest price point is Zalora. The site stocks Aldo, Armani Exchange, Ben Sherman, Daniel Wellington, Ingersoll, TW Steel, Trussardi, and more.


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Paolo Chua
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Paolo Chua is the Associate Style Editor at Esquire Philippines, where he writes about fashion and grooming. Before joining Esquire Philippines, he was a writer at Town & Country Philippines.
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