For the perfect gift this holiday season, look no further than Manfredi Jewels for a luxurious and iconic watch for him or her. The family-owned company has been in business since 1988 and is an authorized dealer for over 60 luxury watch and jewelry brands, including Rolex, Chopard, Montblanc, Omega and Hermès. Manfredi will gift wrap your watch beautifully if you order online or purchase in their Greenwich or New Canaan stores and shipping is always complimentary. Here are the 13 best watches to gift this year:
Known for their extremely precise marine chronometers and once the official supplier of the US Navy, Ulysse Nardin's elegant Swiss design will attract true seafarers and those in spirit.
The Zenith Defy Classic, introduced in 1969, boasts an intricate skeletonized dial and black rubber strap, perfect for those that like durability but stylization.
This elegant Breguet watch combines a refined and simple dial outlined in white gold with a brown alligator band, a sophisticated addition to any ensemble.
In homage to the watchmaking tradition it has carried on for more than 185 years, Longines has chosen to revisit the historical pieces that helped solidify its international reach. Now, Longines is bringing its first diver watch - a 1959 timepiece - back to life. The Longines Skin Diver Watch reflects the sleek aesthetic of the original model while offering high-performing, contemporary technical features.
Inspired by historical Minerva classic wristwatches from the 1940s and 1950s, the Heritage product line combines the elegance of watchmaking's past with today’s bold design codes and technology.
It is the unique typography on the dial though, designed by the multi-award winning French graphic designer and typographer, Philippe Apeloig, that really gives the Slim d’Hermès collection its distinct character.
In pink gold with an alligator strap, the Vacheron Constantin Fifty Six is a 2018 design that combines timeless craftsmanship with sleek modernity. The brand is known for its thin timepieces that have been the favorite of royals like Queen Elizabeth II, who wore one of their watches at her 1952 coronation.
The OMEGA Speedmaster is one of OMEGA's most iconic timepieces. Having been a part of all six lunar missions, the legendary Speedmaster is an impressive representation of the brand's adventurous pioneering spirit.
This model is a contemporary revival of the classic diver's watches originally produced by Glashütte, made in waterproof stainless steel with a sapphire glass case.
This unique square watch has become iconic for the French luxury house with the addition of the double band, designed by Martin Margiela in 1998, combining a functional timepiece with a jewelry-like band.
Creating a magical scene, this sparkling Harry Winston watch is perfect for winter with diamond stars in the dial and around the bezel and a midnight blue alligator strap.
A playful encounter between Happy Sport and Happy Hearts, this unique timepiece with its red alligator leather strap is to be worn around the clock. Its inimitable aura channels a wealth of emotional connotations, unfailingly bringing a ray of light to daily life. The heart is above all about the radiance of happy days, constantly reinvented by Chopard through the Happy Hearts playful and iconic design.
The Serpenti Seduttori is a thin, chic design that resembles BVLGARI's iconic serpent, with a scales-inspired yellow gold band and snake head-shaped dial encircled by diamonds.