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The Formal Watch
The black alligator band, white dial, and slim, gently curved white-gold case (which slides easily under a stiff shirt cuff) make the Clé de Cartier by Cartier a timeless timepiece ($20,200; cartier.com).
The Work Watch
The wrist equivalent of a power tie, David Yurman’s stainless-steel Revolution looks extra-sharp, thanks to its sapphire crystal case and its pearlescent dial, cut from a meteorite ($6,600; davidyurman.com).
The Weekend Watch
Arrive at Sunday brunch on time and in style with this limited-edition sixties-inspired Field Watch, from the American watchmaker Weiss, that’s destined to be a collectible ($1,500; weisswatchcompany.com).
The Field Watch
With its lightly luminescent hands, water-resistant stainless-steel case, and quick-drying Paracord strap, the I.N.O.X. by Victorinox Swiss Army will weather anything the elements might bring ($625; victorinox.com).
The Water Watch
The watches in Rolex’s Yacht-Master line keep ticking to 100 meters down. This addition, the Yacht-Master 40, sports a refined rose-gold case with a rugged rubber-covered band ($24,950; rolex.com).
The Watch Box
Finely crafted timepieces deserve a finely crafted place to rest. Ralph Lauren Home’s Sutton watch box holds five and looks dapper on a dresser ($650; ralphlaurenhome.com).