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15 Ogle-Worthy Leather Watches for Men 

Make a good impression with these leather watches for men.
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A leather watch on the wrist is one of the first things that people will notice about you. Aside from telling time, it can be an excellent conversation starter. Imagine: Someone approaches you to ask for the time and you flex your wrist and then delve into the handsomeness of your timepiece. The color and type of leather, in particular, reveal your style and intent. Black or dark-colored leather says you are in a serious mood, while a tan or brown hue can switch between casual and business dress codes. Make a good impression with these leather watches for men.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Self-Winding Chronograph

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Audemars Piguet updated the Royal Oak Offshore not too long ago, and it’s quite the looker with its signature tapissierie dial, deep blue counters, and bezel. It also comes with a stainless steel case, a glare-proof sapphire crystal and case back, black ceramic push-pieces, and a screw-locked crown. Royal Oak’s “rugged brother” is a contemporary take on the classic.

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Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Grandes Complications

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Vacheron Constantin highlights its horological expertise with the Traditionnelle Grandes Complications. This tourbillon watch, which is already called a “masterpiece” by horology fans, comes in four variants—two in platinum and two in pink gold. 

Patek Philippe Calatrava

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Patek Philippe’s Calatrava is a masterclass in elegant watchmaking. It features a guilloche pattern (an ornament that shows off a band of intertwining strands) on a larger diameter, as well as rose gold hour-markers and dauphine-style hands that create a timeless look. The Calatrava is also equipped with a 65-hour power reserve.

Blancpain Metiers d’art 8 Jours Manuelle

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At first glance, it’s easy to see why the Blancpain Metiers d’art 8 Jours Manuelle would win anyone over. The intricate embossed wave pattern in an all-black palette calls attention to details and textures, adding visual interest. It’s like wearing art on your wrist.

Chopard LUC Triple Certification Tourbillon

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Feast your eyes on Chopard’s LUC Triple Certification Tourbillon in rose gold. This timepiece is the first to bear three world-class quality certifications: a COSC certification, a Fleurier Quality Foundation certification, and a Poinçon de Genève quality hallmark for its exceptional performance, prestige in origin, and excellent craftsmanship. If there were ever a blue-ribbon watch, this would be it. 

IWC Portugieser Chronograph

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In 1998, the IWC Portugieser Chronograph became one of the most well-loved chronographs in the world, thanks to its applied numerals, a large, almost bezel-less 41mm case, and a leather strap, and it’s still a popular leather watch for men today.

Rolex Cellini Moonphase

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As far as luxury watches go, you can’t go wrong with a Rolex. The Cellini Moonphase is a sophisticated timepiece that will delight astronomy fans. The blue enameled disc showcases the full moon and the new moon, as well as allows for impeccable textures such as a meteorite applique and a silver ring.

Ulysse Nardin Skeleton X

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There are watch fans who love the elegance of a well-designed dial. Then there are those who are intrigued by a timepiece’s inner workings. Charming in its own right, the Ulysse Nardin Skeleton X offers a glimpse of what lies beneath and quite literally channels the concept of less is more.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Moon

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Its silhouette may say very formal, but its face expresses character with the inclusion of the romantic moonphase. And when you flip the watch, it reveals a beautiful blue dial that displays a second timezone. This is the perfect watch for frequent travelers.

Panerai Luminor Perpetual Calendar - Goldtech

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Panerai marks a first with this Luminor model as it is the watchmaker’s only timepiece with a perpetual calendar. Also good to know: The watch’s distinct Goldtech, which is used in its case, bezel, case back, locking device, and lever, is made out of 75 percent gold, 24 percent copper, and 0.4 percent platinum. 

Piaget Altiplano Ultimate Automatic

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When the Piaget Altiplano Ultimate Automatic was released in 2018, it was the world’s thinnest automatic watch, measuring at a slender 4.30 mm. Today, the watch is still known for its incredible leanness while showcasing advanced mechanical prowess.  

Ronde Louis Cartier

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There’s no doubt that this Ronde Louis Cartier timepiece is a classic Cartier watch. It features Roman numerals, a winding mechanism crowned with a sapphire, and a rail-track minute circle. Its blue apple-shaped minute and hour hands add a pop of color, making the understated timepiece even more interesting.

Breitling Navitimer B01 Chronograph 46

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An update of the original design, this Breitling Navitimer chronograph now has a 46mm diameter that optimizes the readability of the dial and the circular aviation slide rule. 

Bremont H-4 Hercules Stainless Steel

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A limited-edition piece, this H-4 Hercules stainless steel watch from Bremont is inspired by aviation history, with its design taking cues from ’40s-era aircraft elements such as the beautifully applied numerals on dark brown tones.

Tag Heuer Carrera Chronograph Gold Jack Heuer’s Birthday

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This Tag Heuer Carrera is a redesigned vintage in honor of Jack Heuer’s birthday. The 88 symbol on the dial—a double infinity loop—embodies luck, the cycle of life, and its constant renewal. Only 188 watches of the limited-edition model were made.

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