Top Luxury Watch Brands of 2020

Take a look at your wrist. Is it bare? Does it contain just a standard watch or is it draped in luxury with a beautiful luxurious timepiece resting effortlessly across it? What you wear on your wrist matters. A high-end watch shows others that you care about your appearance and desire the finer things in life. It can also project a sense of success to prospective clients and potential employers. Never discount the amazing positive effects a luxury watch can have on your appearance and to help you determine the best luxury watch brand, here are the top contenders for 2020. 

Audemars Piguet

In order to make an impact on a large industry, changing up a design or offering something completely different is often required. That is what Jules Louis Audemars and Edward Auguste Piguet had to do to bring success to the Audemars Piguet name. Initially, when the two childhood friends decided to start making watches, they found that each luxury watch brand focused on a predominately a very delicate gold motif. Where this remains a very classic and luxurious design today, in 1972, Audemars Piguet decided to change things up a bit. They built their watches to maintain more of a substantially strong structure rather than a delicate one. The more robust and durable design of the Audemars Piguet watches appeals to a broader range of individuals in various industries. 


Some of the best ideas often come from humble beginnings. Georges Edouard Piaget could not have come from more humble beginnings on his Swiss family farm as a child. It was as Piaget was beginning to grow into a young man that he decided that luxury watchmaking was for him. Piaget did not want to design any style of watch, but one that would be able to be effortlessly worn by the individual. Where most designers tend to bulk up their timepieces, Piaget looks to trim down the materials. Piaget is famous for offering luxurious, yet remarkably light timepieces with simple, yet elegant design throughout their watches. Their passion for luxury timepieces lives on in 2020. 


Although certain watch brands desire to make an adamantly luxurious timepiece, some prefer a more subdued style. Such is the case with Benson luxury watches. Marcel Benson founded Benson and began his passion for watches at the age of seven when he was gifted with his very first watch. From that time, Marcel Benson became entranced with the luxurious nature of watchmaking and desired to make an impact on the luxury watch world. His contributions are not merely beautiful, but maintain a modern design that appeals to a broad range of customers. True love is placed into every Benson watch and those that wear them enjoy the comfortable, yet modern design of their unique bracelets and simple, but elegant watch faces. 


In a world where Rolex and other big-name luxury watches have taken over the landscape, it is nice to know that there are other famous luxury watches available and Omega is certainly one of the most famous of its time. Omega still makes stunningly luxurious watches, but it was when Buzz Aldrin took an Omega watch to the moon that it became a famous brand for having traveled that deep into space. Not only has the watch been made famous by such amazing feats, but Hollywood has also utilized the classic, elegant style of Omega luxury watches. James Bond in many of the older Bond films can be seen wearing an Omega watch, so if it is good enough for 007, it is a great choice for you. 

Patek Philippe

Geneva was once home to many small, family-owned watchmakers, but the modernization of factories and corporations buying out many of these family brands has led many to completely disappear. However, one brand has remained strong and stood steadfast in Geneva. Patek Philippe is known as one of the most luxurious brands on the market today and it is the only remaining family-owned luxury watchmaker in Geneva. Today, Patek Philippe rivals Rolex and other high-end brands for their luxurious designs and attention to detail. 


We have saved the most popular for last. Rolex has become a status symbol for many, but it is not just a pretty face. Rolex has been manufacturing high end, luxurious watches since the early 1900s and today are more popular than ever before. Their attention to the smallest detail of every aspect of their watch design has led to long-lasting and impeccably accurate luxury watches. Rolex may have started small but is now known as an international brand reaching across the globe. 

Luxury watches today have come a long way in design and functionality. Everyone has their preferred brand, but no wrist should be without one of these beautifully designed timepieces. 2020 may be a confusing year for many, but with a luxury timepiece on your arm, you will at least always know you have the right time. 

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