Chrono Hunter Selects The Most Popular Blue-Dial Watches For Enthusiasts
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Chrono Hunter Selects The Most Popular Blue-Dial Watches For Enthusiasts

Chrono Hunter Selects The Most Popular Blue-Dial Watches For Enthusiasts


Updated May 2024

As the world becomes increasingly more colourful and vibrant, it only makes sense that our watches change too! A blue-dial model isn't simply a throwaway accent no more with little value. Blue can be used in a variety of situations from dress watches to sports watches and everything in between.

Navy blue makes for a fantastic suit colour while bright blue can enhance the most morbid of timekeeping souls in summer time

The key to looking as suave as Elvis in his blue suede shoes is to be confident. It is a universal colour that has confidently stood the test of time. With brands like Audemars Piguet and Patek Philippe turning to this hue, we know that you are definitely in solid hands. 

You’ve probably had a scour online and found the list of blue dial watches is making you go an entirely different shade of green. Now, we wouldn’t hold it against you if you gave up your search when looking to buy a model already. But that would be a waste of all our time wouldn’t it? 

Look no further as Chrono Hunter brings to you, our devoted time peeps, the definitive guide of the best blue watches around. These hot drops are certain to keep you ticking along 24/7.


Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar

If Audemars Piguet is pulling out any kind of colour, you know the market will instantly respond and follow suit when blue pops up. This is the impact that Audemars Piguet has!

Construction of The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar 

At 41mm, the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar is crafted with immense durability and unorthodoxy in mind.

Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar - Source - Audemars Piguet 

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Typically, Royal Oak models are created out of steel as an ode to it being the first ever luxury sports piece. Audemars Piguet like to flash their horological flair about quite regularly so the Audemars Piguet Royal Perpetual Calendar instead chooses to go with the avant-garde ceramic material and stylish integrated strap. 

That’s not all. Made entirely out of blue ceramic, the timepiece is certainly not one to hide under shirt sleeves! This one is a real head turner when paired with a navy slim fit oxford shirt and your best black loafers.

The dial similarly follows suit. Featuring a Grande Tapisserie motif, the model is made up of small squares which exemplify the following sub dials, white gold applied hour markers and Royal Oak hands.

The sub dials relate to the classic perpetual calendar functions, including a week indicator, day, date, astronomical moon not to mention a month and leap year counter. There’s no fear of being lost without the date or time with this beauty strapped to your wrist.

Powered by the calibre 5134, the model has a solid power reserve of 40 hours and a fairly steady beat of 19,800VpH. 

Final Thoughts on The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar 

As Neil Diamond proclaimed, The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar is forever in blue jeans.

It takes the colour to entirely different levels by incorporating it not only on the face but throughout the entirety of the piece. The use of ceramic allows the timepiece to be given a finish which is unattainable with any other material. Worried you might lose the dial amidst the crashing ocean waves?

The slightly grainy, brushed finish throughout the entirety of the model aside from the polished bezel allows the face to clearly stand out instantaneously. 

These timepieces should be worn by those who want to buy a watch and go the whole hog when it comes to evoking the pieces allure. Don’t be bashful. It’s a highly bodacious piece which should be worn with pride. Cobalt is the order of the day and style is the delivery.

We suggest pairing this beauty with a navy suit for that seamless build or taking things to the Pre-Raphaelite era with loose clothes during those hot summer months

As a part of Audemars Piguet’s highly prestigious Royal Oak collection, these blue dial models have every chance of being a solid investment piece, especially since it’s designed in such an unusual way with blue ceramic. 

You can buy an Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar when you request a price at retail as of May 2024.


Longines Spirit Zulu Time Blue Dial

Originally launched in 2022, The Longines Spirit Zulu Time was, as a collection, fit to continue the phenomenal legacy of the Spirit line. Measuring 42mm, the collection was bulky but perfected the GMT pilot’s timepiece. 2023 has spun around and Longines have heard the horological cries for a smaller case. Enter, The Longines Spirit Zulu Time Blue Dial. 

Construction Of The Longines Spirit Zulu Time Blue Dial

Measuring 39mm, the cases are significantly smaller which makes sense in the modern consumer climate of smaller and less obtrusive models. Did someone mention the new Longines Spirit Time 39mm? As on trend as NFL icon Tom Brady sporting an olive-green faced Rolex Day-Date 40 in platinum…with Sanskrit numerals, smaller timepieces are here to stay.

Spirit Zulu Time - Source - Longines

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The bi-directional rotating bezel has a ceramic insert, allowing the models to competently read a 24-hour scale, linked to the arrow tipped seconds hand corresponding to the second time zone. 

Featuring applied Arabic numerals that preside over smaller diamond shaped hour markers, the hands and hour markers are dosed with a healthy amount of Super-Luminova. The sunray-brushed face is given a metallic blue colouring which adds a different complexion to the ceramic insert bezel. 

Meanwhile, the GMT hand is a fiery orange, allowing maximum legibility at the quickest glance. Whether or not you like the 5 star film review like rating aesthetic on the blue dial is your call but it’s no doubt a striking timepiece.

With a date aperture at 6 o’clock, the background is the same as the rest of the face shades which could cause a little confusion if it wasn't for the white writing inside. Just to confirm that you have a classic timepiece on your wrist, the  Longines 5 stars and winged hourglass logo reside underneath 12 o’clock and on top of 6 o’clock respectively.

Why not buy a watch like this and spoil yourself if you have secured that well deserved office promotion?

On to the calibre L844.4 which is COSC certified. Running at 25,200 VpH and supported by an anti-magnetic silicon balance, the timepiece offers 72 hours of power reserve. That’s about enough time to fly to Amsterdam for a quick weekend away and back. Happy travels!

Final Thoughts On The Longines Spirit Zulu Time Blue Dial

The Longines Spirit Zulu Time Blue Dial prides itself on its understated colour. Don’t get us wrong, the dial is finished to a phenomenal degree. The sunray-brushed effect ensures that light illuminates the model and enhances every shade of the piece.

Mind you, it doesn't seem to rely on ostentation to prove its sleek nature. Although it’s already got 5 stars adorned on it, we believe this is a timepiece that supasses a vast quantity of the aviation timekeeping universe. 

Plus, you don’t have to be an aviation nerd to wear this beauty. Style wise, pair this with your grey cashmere jumper for those colder days or travel to the office in style with a crisp white suit shirt and black or camel chinos. Just make sure everyone in the office can see your wristwear!

As part of the fairly new Longines Spirit Zulu Time collection, the timepiece follows on from its heritage thanks to Arabic numerals on the face and sleek lugs around the case. That shade is one stunner of a colour, offering the chance for these blue-dial models to be a solid investment piece.  

You can buy a Longines Spirit Zulu Time Blue Dial at retail for £2,950 as of May 2024.


IWC Pilot’s Watch “Le Petit Prince” Chronograph Edition

Say Bonjour to “Le Petit Prince”? But what exactly does it mean? Relating to the best-selling novel “The Little Prince”, the story relates to a pilot stranded in the desert. The author, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry is a licensed commercial pilot too, meaning the name of the model has numerous connotations.

IWC have continued to work intimately with the Fondation Antoine de Saint-Exupéry which is the authors charity. In 2006, IWC extended the relationship to create the Le Petit Prince collection in 2006. However, we aren't here for a history qualification so let’s dive straight away into the timepiece!

Construction Of IWC Pilot’s Watch “Le Petit Prince” Chronograph Edition

The model is 43mm in diameter and crafted out of stainless steel, allowing it to come out of the gate with timekeeping presence and bulk. 

Le Petit Prince - Source - IWC

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The case delivers a sublime brushed finish that offers a vintage allure to the piece. That’s not a bad choice considering the Pilot collection dates back to the 1930s. The polished bezel immediately draws the eyes towards the dial's face like Matt Hancock is drawn to scandal. 

A quick rotation of the model would reveal a prince with a sword and coat, relating to the title of the timepieces. It’s a nice reference and could be considered to help the value of the piece if you want to buy an IWC of this nature, due to its exclusive link to the book. 

The crown is one honking beast which is given a grooved exterior in order to promote the grip when turning it. The pushers at either side of it are rather charming given their refined design and they again relate to the aviation aspect of the timepieces. 

The face is, of course, a masterpiece. Now, blue watches dominate this article but this timepiece does it a little differently. The colour is a stunning darkened shade, which allows the brighter silver tone sword hands, large Arabic numerals and chunky hour indices to clearly stand out. Need we say they are plastered with plenty of Super-Luminova?

The three sub dials which relate to the 30 minute, 60 second and 12 hour counters dominate the 12 o’clock, 6 o’clock and 9 o’clock areas. Meanwhile, the 60 second chronograph counter is given a noticeable red hand which accentuates its first-rate visibility. The day-date function located at 3 o'clock is a handy feature to follow the date and timings. 

Powered by the calibre 79320, the movement runs at a hardy 28,800VpH and houses a modest power supply of 44 hours. This gives you enough time to hop on the Eurostar and back in a day to marvel at the City of Light.

Final Thoughts On The IWC Pilot’s Watch “Le Petit Prince” Chronograph Edition

The beautiful blue piece offers a phenomenal degree of depth to the indices and hands. It sets the perfect backdrop for those times you need to buy a watch providing a high depth of precision yet looks best under a suit sleeve or bomber jacket. 

The brown leather strap is supple and offers a relaxed vibe to the piece. It takes away from the formality of the aviation construction, allowing it to be worn in a variety of situations like your brand new reversible belt. 

The timepiece's link to an incredibly popular book as well as featuring it on the caseback makes this a sought after timepiece. Combined with the heritage of the collection and the excellent design, we wouldn't be surprised if you considered this to be a worthy investment piece. 

You can buy an IWC Pilot’s Watch “Le Petit Prince” Chronograph Edition at retail for £5,250 as of May 2024


Patek Philippe Nautilus 5811

Patek Philippe enjoys keeping things classic with their displays and designs. This is especially the case for the Gerald Genta inspired Nautilus collection. Who would have thought napkins could give birth to some of the legendary timepiece designs in the world. 

Construction Of The Patek Phillipe Nautilus 5811

Served up with a great side dish of horology, The Nautilus collection was introduced in 1976 and created from the genius mind of Gerald Genta. Following on from the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak, Patek Philippe needed luxury sports models that created the same excitement as The Royal Oak. 

Nautilus 5811 - Source - Patek Philippe 

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Inspired by the style of ships porthole, the signature octagonal casing and embossed dial is now a firm staple of the collection. Crafted at a slightly bigger casing than the original at 41mm, the timepieces don't veer too far in  terms of its overall visuals.

Made from white gold, the case evolves the sports timepieces to a level of luxury which is usually unattainable for even the nicest dress models such as The Rolex 1908 or The H. Moser & Cie Streamliner Centre Seconds Smoked Salmon Dial.

The strap is similarly made out of white gold and houses the brand spanking new fold over clasp, allowing for easy adjustability. You do pay for what you get these days.

The octagonal bezel boasts the blue dial which is given a sunburst finish. Following a shutter style embossment on the dial, the deep oceanic colour graduates to a darker black which circles the periphery of the face. This allows the white gold hands and indices to stand out even more than a Brit abroad.

The subtle date aperture at 3 o’clock boasts an extra perk of the sublime models. I mean, who doesn't want to see the time and date all at the same time?

Powered by the Calibre 26-330 S C, the models have a Gyromax balance and Spiromax hairspring. Capable of providing a stop seconds functionality, the timepieces are infinitely more precise than its predecessor, the Calibre 324. Running at 4Hz with a maximum power reserve of 45 hours, these watches are nothing to be sniffed at. 

Final Thoughts Of The Patek Philippe Nautilus 5811

We can safely assume that any Patek Philippe is going to be utterly majestic in its own right. Value wise this comes down to a few factors concerning the resale of a Patek Philippe such as scarcity of the model, timepiece’s condition, documentation and market conditions. These factors will have an impact on the value of a watch.

Given a Patek Philippe Seal Hallmark, these particular watches offer a high level of style with complexity akin to the gordian knot. The white gold strap and case is not as flashy as yellow gold, meaning you can pull this beauty off with just about anything.

From a tux at the wedding reception to a tee and jeans at the local hotspot with your friends, you can look your best wherever you roam!

The precious metal construction and stylish Nautilus design entitles these timepieces to be considered as a solid investment piece. You can’t get much more iconic than this collection!

You can buy a Patek Philippe 5811 at retail for £60,050 as of May 2024. 


Rolex Daytona Platinum 126506

Heard of the racetrack “Daytona”? If you have, you have certainly heard of the Rolex Daytona collection. As the official timekeeper of the Daytona International Speedway since 1962, Rolex pulls no punches with this symbolic collection. 

Construction Of The Rolex Daytona Platinum 126506

As these are watches made for racing, they take a more different approach to its usually steely construction.

Daytona - Source - Rolex

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Crafted out of 950 platinum, the models are promoted into the realms of sports-chic due to its incorporation of the precious metal.

The platinum build contrasts superbly with the chocolate brown Cerachrom bezel. An unusual combo that may attract others who like the traditional panda-dial chronographs like the 116500LN, we believe it works an absolute treat in promoting the legibility of the timepiece, especially the tachymetric scale on the bezel. 

The dial is given a beautiful ice-blue shade which allows light to project the 18K applied hour markers and hands out clearly. It matches the shine of the platinum case and offers a different dynamic to the classic white or black dial.

Given Rolex’s Chromalight display, the dial lights up in a beautiful neon lighting, ensuring visibility when driving back home after a long meeting or watching the stars in your Spanish Villa. 

The three sporty chronograph subdials are given a chestnut coloured ring on their periphery, matching with the bezel of the watches. The sub-dials allow drivers to measure track times and elapsed time without fail. For the common man, they offer a stunning visual feature and make you feel like Max Verstappen when driving home from work. 

Powered by the new 4131 calibre, the watches offer excellent precision between -2/+2 seconds per day. Supported by a Parachrom hairspring and Paraflex shock absorbers, the watches give a high degree of accuracy and protection from magnetism and knocks. 

Fitted with the Oyster strap, the watches are secured with a great deal of robustness and style from the strap. Dating back to the 1930s, the strap has been a classic accompaniment to the Rolex Daytona, allowing the strap to be a French kiss to the timepiece. Parfait!

Final Thoughts Of The Rolex Daytona Platinum 126506

As a certified Superlative Chronometer, the watches are held in the highest horological esteem especially with the Daytona’s strong links to Paul Newman. The design aspect similarly follows the high level of attention. Blending platinum with the beautiful chestnut Cerachrom bezel, the watch's icy blue face offers a lighter tone to this article's increasingly mysterious list.

We suggest pairing this with a stylish polo shirt for those days where you want to look classy. Don’t fear dressing it down though with a pair of jeans and a simple jacket for that relaxed vibe. Its precious metal build, highly advanced movement and its celebratory vibe as the 60th anniversary of the Daytona means these watches could be considered as a possible investment.

You can buy a Rolex Daytona Platinum 126506 at retail for £66,800 as of May 2024. 


Breitling Superocean Heritage B20 42mm

The Superocean collection stems all the way back to the 1950s and has continued to embody Breitling’s endless strive for luxury sport watches.

Construction Of The Breitling Superocean Heritage B20 42mm

Breitling has made the Superocean Heritage B20 42mm a direct descendant of the original Superocean family

Superocean - Source - Breitling

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Crafted out of stainless steel, the watches are durable and secure, especially when kitted up with the screw down crown. The ceramic inner ringed bezel is unidirectional and serrated with 120 teeth on its exterior. If you like your watches jagged, this might be for you…but it ain’t no Bart Simpson!

Whether going all Jacques Cousteau in the deep blue seas of the Maldives or diving into bed after a hard day in the office, the bezel can easily be screwed without any faff. Going deep below ground level? Then the lume spot situated at 12 o’clock should assist your calculations!

The blue dial is given a steely complexion this time round which offers a shiny allure in comparison with the matt ceramic bezel. Given a sun-burst finish, the watches explode from the centre outwards, casting rays like a warm summer's day. 

The original Superocean rears its vintage head in the form of the triangular hour hand and the sword shaped minute hand. However, like Madness, this edition goes one step beyond in terms of legibility. By eradicating the sub dials, the dial is much more open.

This allows the blue dial to beam its feel-good vibes and reduce the busyness of the watches which is essential for the underwater lovers.

It also helps that the hour and minute hands as well as eight of the hour markers have been daubed with Super-Luminova. Locked in by the mesh styled rubber strap with a steel buckle, the timepiece is both ergonomic on the wrist and relaxed in its overall appearance.

Powered by the COSC certified Caliber B20, the movement runs at a reliable 28,800VpH and offers a solid power reserve of 70 hours, which is more than enough time to make a splash among inner horlogical circles.

Final Thoughts Of The Breitling Superocean Heritage B20 42mm

Decked out with a blue dial, bezel and strap, the watches really get into their watery heritage. Offering 200 metres of water resistance, the Breitling Superocean watches are more than capable of joining your kids in the swimming pool or living your dream bachelor life by the sea. 

The watches are extremely legible, promoting its purpose as a piece made for the unbridled voyages at sea. It can however be worn for less perilous expeditions. Its classic construction and low-key colour scheme means you can look neat and tidy while shaking hands with your boss or playing pool in your man-cave. 

The watches strong heritage and vintage style hands and casing means the timepiece has the potential to be a solid investment piece. 

You can buy a Breitling Superocean Heritage B20 42mm at retail for £4,450 as of May 2024. 


H. Moser & Cie Endeavour Perpetual Calendar 

The horological underdog of the horological world, H. Moser & Cie are making timekeeping waves in the industry. 

The Pioneer Perpetual Calendar with its highly durable DLC titanium case and perpetual calendar became a staple for those wanting the luxury of a perpetual calendar with the durability of a titanium case. Not enough? The Venturer Small Seconds Ref. 2327-1203 is capped at 10 models and offers users the best minimalist dial face we’ve ever seen.

The pink fumé dial is simply gorgeous, especially since it’s untainted, with only 4 hour markers, two hands a small seconds sub dial at 6 o’clock. 

These watches are nice, but if you want something that really makes its mark, something that could be considered to be otherworldly…let us introduce you to The H. Moser & Cie Endeavour Perpetual Calendar.

Construction Of The H. Moser & Cie Endeavour Perpetual Calendar 

So what makes this piece as mysterious as Area 51? 

Endeavour Perpetual - Source - H. Moser & Cie

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The timepiece is composed of both tantalum & steel. We hear you, Timelords. Tantalum is extremely rare in the horological universe and could be considered to be one of the best! Why is tantalum rare? As a form of metal that is both highly anti-corrosive and hypoallergenic, the material naturally comes in a blueish grey hue. 

The phenomenal blue dial case is complimented by the equally unique “fumé” dial that is coloured like the rippling waves of the Indian Ocean. Finished with a “Grand Feu” enamelling styling that starts light in the centre and gets progressively darker towards the edge, the sheer array of shades is incomparable to any other model. 

Constructed with a hammered style design, the colour is made up of four various pigments which result in one fabulous concoction. The dial itself is intentionally made as simplistic as possible. There’s no text, self-aggrandizing logos or added complications.

The watch is stripped back to the bare essentials like a secret Ed Sheeran acoustic set, leaving just a small central hand in the centre to inform you of the date using the 12 indices. There is a small seconds function and a power reserve indicator which are based at 6 and 9 o’clock. 

Powered by the HMC 800 calibre, the award winning Perpetual Calendar movement has a phenomenal 168 hour power reserve, 18,000VpH frequency and a leap year indicator on the side of the movement which only needs altering once every four years. One of the best movements out there? Just maybe…

Final Thoughts Of The H. Moser & Cie Endeavour Perpetual Calendar 

How can you even summarise this piece? The Grand Feu dial is absolutely immaculate and offers a truly sublime fumé aesthetic. This is one smooth horological hot rod if ever we saw one. H. Moser & Cie have been able to create a rugged yet refined piece which still pulls off the irresistible twang of luxury, timelessness and elegance for those who want to buy a watch

The case is durable and certainly a talking point due to its bluish hue. The entire piece is seamless and the blue factor is amped up to 11. Thanks Spinal Tap! The watch has to be seen. If you are in the office, roll your sleeves up.

If you are taking your kids to school, hang your wrist out the window! The combination of tantalum with the highly unorthodox dial design means this watch is certainly one to consider as an investment piece.

You can buy a H. Moser & Cie Endeavour Perpetual Calendar at retail for around £47,000 as of May 2024


Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 38mm Summer Blue 

The Omega Seamaster collection celebrates 75 years of this prestigious collection as seen through its launch this summer on the shores of Mykonos, Greece. 

Construction Of The Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 38mm Summer Blue 

Built at 38mm, The Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra revitalises itself with a healthy dose of the best summer skies - summer blue. 

Aqua Terra - Source - Omega 

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Released across 11 different watches with each shade of blue getting deeper according to the depth rating, this terrific timepiece is crafted out of the very formidable 316L steel.

But this watch prides itself on its durability. While maybe not the same strength as Rolex’s 904L steel, 316L is still used in construction and marine projects. Do not sleep on the material!

The dial is dolled up with a teak design which essentially follows gentle lines that lap the dial horizontally. Eyes instantly jump to it because its hypnotic effects are soon broken by the gentle silvers and apt ocean sheen of the shark teeth indices and hands which are given a good dose of Super-Luminova. 

This watch keeps things simple with a date aperture based at 6 o’clock and the classic timekeeping functionality of hours and minutes. The dial is sun-brushed and is subsequently given a PVD coating to preserve the depth and visibility of the lines. 

Powered by the Omega 8900 calibre, the watch is Master Chronometer certified and METAS approved. Hurrah. To clarify, not only does this watch look like it fell out of a cloud, it also runs like a dream! Combined with a Co-Axial escapement and silicon balance spring, the watch protects the movement like a trojan. 

We don’t have the privilege of seeing the movement in all its glory. Not to worry as you instead can cast your eyes on the mythical emblem of Poseidon bearing his trident alongside two seahorses. 

Final Thoughts Of The Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 38mm Summer Blue 

Greek mythology runs through the veins of Omega. We’re just lucky that the god of the sea has blessed the brand, marking 75 years of the Seamaster collection!

The powder blue dial is gentle and does not appear over the top on first inspection. There’s no fancy complications or particularly avant-garde grade features that makes this watch look like something out of the space age.

Very much like a classic muscle car, we appreciate the simplicity of a beautiful summer blue colour, the classic case construction of the Aqua Terra and the complexity of a highly qualified movement. 

Pair this with a navy linen top and black chinos for those long lazy day’s in the sun. Although not a limited edition watch, we expect this timepiece to be a potentially good investment because of its one-off colour scheme and highly lauded movement. 

You can buy an Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 38mm Summer Blue at retail for £6,600 as of May 2024.


Chopard Alpine Eagle - Blue Dial 

The Alpine Eagle collection has become as much of a heartthrob as Micheal Buble at Christmas time. 

Construction Of The Chopard Alpine Eagle - Blue Dial 

The Alpine Eagle line stretches back to the 1980s and it represents a modernised version of the St Moritz. 

Alpine Eagle - Source - Reddit

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The Chopard Alpine Eagle collection was created with the mighty bird in mind. As such, the pieces tend to be immensely durable but have a certain devilishness about them that even Mr Bond in his tux couldn't compete with. 

The Chopard Alpine Eagle - Blue Dial is crafted out of the highly regarded Lucent Steel. Developed by Chopard, the material is 50% harder than steel and has the capabilities of being extremely reflective. This gives the piece a certain iridescence when hit with light, promoting its beautiful glow.

It also prides itself on being antiallergenic so unlike hay fever sufferers, the material is extraordinarily fresh and clean, relating it to the steel standard in medical industries. 

The sunburst motif on the dial's face swirls around the dial, representing the iris of an eagle. The subsequent effect is one of luxury and refinement. Make sure you don’t stare for too long as you may just be lost in a trance. For those eagle eyed enthusiasts among you, the colouring is rich and opulent as the lines progress outwards towards the periphery of the dial.

Ol’ Blue Eyed Frank Sinatra has nothing on this timekeeping beauty!

The seconds hand features a counterweight which is designed to look identical to an eagle's feather. Plated with rhodium, the hand is reserved and does not detract from the dial's background. As for the strap, it tapers to the wrist seamlessly and is similarly crafted out of lucent steel promoting the durability and stylishness of the piece. 

The Chopard 01.01-C movement is COSC certified and runs at an extraordinary 28,800VpH. With a power reserve of 60 hours, the watch boasts a date aperture between 5 and 5 o’clock and a stop seconds function. But time cannot stand still as we have more blue dial watches to bring to your hungry horophiles. 

Final Thoughts Of The Chopard Alpine Eagle - Blue Dial 

The Chopard Alpine Eagle is highly contemporary, offering the normal man a chance at horological greatness. Its ability to render an eagle’s iris onto the dial's face is incredible, especially considering it swirls so freely from the centre of the dial outwards. 

The use of lucent steel allows Chopard to offer the watch on the proviso that no one else is making anything like them. Its ability to reflect light and boast an otherworldly incandescence is just one of the reasons we are so hot under the collar!

As T Rex said, get it on with a leather jacket for the colder days or a suit for those prim and proper business occasions. The use of their in-house material and fascinating dial design means you could swoop in with a good investment opportunity. 

You can buy a Chopard Alpine Eagle - Blue Dial at retail for £10,500 as of May 2024. 


TAG Heuer Monaco 

Paris is known for the Eiffel Tower, Spain is known for its bull-fighting and TAG Heuer is…well known for The Monaco and its close association with Steve McQueen. Stemming from the 1970s, the TAG Heuer Monaco has a square case which screams TAG Heuer from every pusher and crown.

Construction Of The TAG Heuer Monaco

Since its initial inception in 1969, The TAG Heuer Monaco was created to push the boundaries of premium sports watches. 

Its ground-breaking square case shape deviated away from the circular casings of its era, giving TAG Heuer an untapped slice of the market. It’s been as unprecedented as Tyson’s Fury’s WBC reign.

Monaco - Source - TAG Heuer

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Measuring 39mm, the watch is crafted out of steel. Undergoing brushing on the sides of the case and the bezel, the lugs and edges of the case have been polished to a nice sheen. This give and take of various finishes allows for different dimensions and a combination of the best sporty and luxury feels throughout the timepiece.

Complemented with the chamfered sapphire crystal, the watch is seamless throughout. 

The dial is heavily inspired by the 1970s edition. Featuring sun-ray brushing, the light reflects from every angle of the piece. The sub dials are still squares, but the corners have been softened, resulting in a subtle curve. They also feature jolts of red in terms of the hands and seconds hand.

The colouring is very reminiscent of the times of yesteryear but it still looks as contemporary today as it was back then. Oh TAG Heuer…you are spoiling us!

The strap is a big deal. Seriously, it is. The TAG Heuer Monaco was noted for being on a leather strap so the introduction of a strap in its H-link design with polished centre and brushed outer links is more revolutionary than Lenin. It promotes the sportiness of the piece which is something that cannot be dumbed down, considering it was worn by Steve Mcqueen in “Le-Mans”.

Powered by the Calibre 02, the movement is visible through the exhibition caseback. Powering the chronograph functions like the ¼ seconds, 30 minutes counter, 12 hour counter, date function and the standard timekeeping, it has a lot on its plate.

Running at 28,800VpH and with a power reserve of 80 hours, we are sure the movement will manage!

Final Thoughts Of The TAG Heuer Monaco

Monaco is a triumph from TAG Heuer. It has stood the test of time and then some without really undergoing any overtly radical changes. Its adherence to the square dial design is admirable but an easy choice for TAG Heuer considering the impact it’s had on the horological world. 

The blue dial is reminiscent of a flash sports car. Its gun coloured shade is quite dark but ultimately fantastic against the white hands, indices and sub dials. We suggest adorning it with a sports coat for watching motorsports on the stands or get in the office with a black suit to allow the shade to emanate without fail.Its classic squared design and strong movement allows this timepiece to be considered as a strong investment choice for any collection.

You can buy a TAG Heuer Monaco at retail for £6,900 as of May 2024


Hublot Big Bang Integrated Tourbillon Full Blue Sapphire 

Hublot has always been a little wacky. Have you seen their Classic Fusion Gold Crystal featuring gold flakes in the dial? The new Big Bang Integrated Tourbillon Full Blue Sapphire represents Hublot’s dedication to blending science with great horology. 

Construction Of The Hublot Big Bang Integrated Tourbillon Full Blue Sapphire 

The watch is pretty big at 43mm but for the amount of kit you get, it’s not that bad of a load to bear. Sapphire has been integral to Hublot’s exploration of Haute Horologie. 

Big Bang Tourbillon Sapphire  - Source - Hublot

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Last year, Hublot rocked us with a purple sapphire Big Bang and they’ve sought to do it again… previously this year in SAXEM and now in blue! The case is bulked out, featuring fairly chunky ears at 3 and 9 o’clock. 

So, why sapphire? It does seem like a reasonable question given the hesitation by other brands to use it. The answer is fairly simple. Hublot loves a challenge to progress the world of horology. Let’s be honest, it does make for a great marketing speel.

Hublot were the first to use rubber and have since created their own alloys like Magic Gold to attain the “Art of Fusion” they’re always banging on about. 

Sapphire is one of the only materials that are fully transparent. Sure, sapphire crystals do this very well, especially with an exhibition caseback, but Hublot takes it one step further. By making it entirely transparent, we can see the fascinating HUB6035 automatic tourbillon movement operate in all its finery.

Big Bang Nespresso this ain’t. Damn good timepiece which is just as revolutionary? Certainly.

The bracelet is a work of horological genius. Sapphire is notoriously difficult to work with due to its proneness to cracking. To perfectly shape and create a bracelet with slightly chamfered edges and for it to be perfectly sized is fantastic work! Undergoing diamond polishing and a slight alteration to the chemical properties of sapphire to attain the colourful sheen, the watch is magnificent. 

The lightness of sapphire and its inherent durability means it’s a god-send for the clumsier people among us. You wanted blue right, well how about a watch that bases itself entirely on the colour!

Final Thoughts Of The Hublot Big Bang Integrated Tourbillon Full Blue Sapphire 

We can understand your anxieties about a watch like this. It is bizarre and yes, it is like nothing you’ve ever seen before from other brands. 

The ethos of Hublot is one of progression and creativity. They could go down the lines of reinterpreting models from the past like their Hublot Classic pieces which are as timeless as the classic cars Breitling took influence from.

For Hublot to take such a bold step into innovation and continue to create and use new and exciting materials, they have tapped into a market which is generally unused. 

The Blue Sapphire Integrated Tourbillon blends the highly functioning watchmaking of a tourbillon movement with a 72 hour power reserve and expands it through avant garde design. As there’s nothing else like this on the market, we can expect this watch to do pretty well as an investment piece, especially since it's capped at 10 pieces.

You may not feel comfortable wearing this into the office for fears of workplace disruption! We recommend wearing it to less formal events such as visiting your friends art exhibition or a few cocktails on a rooftop bar in Kensington. Hublot are all about fun and boldness so get those sleeves up, Timelords.

You can buy a Hublot Big Bang Integrated Tourbillon at retail for £475,000 as of May 2024.


Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Jumbo Ultra-Thin 16202ST

Sometimes classicism isn’t a criticism. This is especially the case when bringing in the beautiful Royal Oak collection from Audemars Piguet. Please enter, the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Jumbo Ultra-Thin 16202T

Construction Of The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Jumbo Ultra-Thin 16202ST

The dial has always been a funky aspect of the Royal Oak collection

Royal Oak Jumbo Extra-Thin - Source - Audemars Piguet

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It’s been through a lot of changes, all of them subtle and slightly different in their own way. From the Mega Tapessire dial to the new Lady Tapisserie dial, the Royal Oak Jumbo Ultra-Thin prides itself on the classic Petite Tapisserie dial. 

Full name “Bleu Nuit, Nuage 50 “Petite Tapisserie"", the dial's face is made up on many small squares, resulting in a hypnotic effect when you glance down adoringly at your watch. The blue sun-burst finish isn’t designed to be overly ostentatious or bright.

The subtle twinge of colour adds an air of professionalism which is perfect for the office or your daily life. 

The white gold indices are applied and are very legible on the dials face. The hands are similarly white gold white also results in a clear viewing. The date aperture at 3 o’clock is rather quiet given its background. 

The watch is undoubtedly part of the Royal Oak collection. The octagonal bezel and prominent screws combined with the sleek, tapered edges of the 39mm watch and subsequent integrated bracelet allows this to be minimalistic. What else could we possibly ask for from Audemars Piguet.

Want to check your hair-do? Simply glance in the incredibly well polished and brushed casing for that mirror like shine. 

The calibre 7121 is solid at 28,800VpH and with a subsequent 55 hour power reserve. Given ball bearings in the rotor, the movement is more durable and capable of dealing with your hectic lifestyles. 

Final Thoughts Of The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Jumbo Ultra-Thin 16202ST

Celebrating 50 years since The Royal Oak was released, the 16202ST develops on the original 5402 from 1972. Time waits for no man, but sometimes it can be one hell of an influence!

The design codes remain the same, allowing those ardent vintage watch fans to get their slice of horological history, without having to keep scrolling through the archives. Its old school allure with the vastly improved movement allows this watch to be a solid investment piece. 

It's non obtrusive in your daily life due to its thin construction and stylish figure. We more than recommend you wearing this for the office or out on the town with the love of your life. Everybody loves a stylish man!

You can buy an Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Jumbo Ultra-Thin 16202ST at retail for around £27,350 as of May 2024.


Grand Seiko SBGP017

When The Beatles sang about “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds”, we believe she had a Grand Seiko SBGP017 clasped onto her wrist!

Grand Seiko is a refined brand by trade. They love nothing more than kicking back and thinking up some beautiful designs with high quality movements. This is typified by the ode to the 1960s, The Grand Seiko SBGP017

Construction Of The Grand Seiko SBGF017

Celebrating 55 years of the 44GS line, The Grand Seiko SBGF017 tips its horological headwear to the past.

SBGP017 - Source - Grand Seiko 

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The dial is simply extraordinary. Basing their design on the clouds from the area of Shinshu in Japan (Grand Seiko’s HQ), they have created a wonderful glimpse into the existential universe above us.

We can only describe the dials sheen as “Cotton Cloud” as the brushed, wispy cloud aesthetic is promoted beneath the slightly blued dauphine hands, baton indices and single gold star above 6 o’clock. 

Picture a group of weary cowboys round a fire. The plumes of smoke best represent the vibe and texture of the dial's face. It’s truly a work of horological genius!

The case follows the past and executes it perfectly. At 40mm, the case features Zaratsu polishing that links superbly with the intricate brushing present on the case sides. Given 100 metres of water resistance, the crown is subtle yet is stamped with SB. I wonder why…

The bracelet has a classic three-link construction with a combination of brushing and polishing on the main and outer links. The 9F85 quartz calibre offers a sublime accuracy rating of between +5/-5 seconds, not per day or month but per year! The open caseback allows us to see the bevelled and striped golden goddess pumping out her high quality pulses. We love it!

Final Thoughts Of The Grand Seiko SBGF017

Dial faces tend to be rather austere in the moody colour due to it being fairly serious. Navy suits conjure up images of boring boardroom meetings after all. Grand Seiko focuses on the happier side of the colour. Think of the summer sky or the lapping waves by your villa in Marbella.

Capped at 2000 pieces and featuring a dial that’s finished to perfection, we can expect this timepiece to be one to watch when it comes to your investment portfolio. 

Wanting to look sharp or dressed down with this beauty? Get on a dusty grey shirt for the complimenting look in the office or wear a turquoise green linen shirt when chilling under the sun. 

You can no longer buy a Grand Seiko SBGP017 at retail due to it being discontinued

You can buy it on the secondary market for around £3,300 as of May 2024


Bell & Ross BR 05 GMT Sky Blue 

Bell & Ross are famed for their square watches. In particular, The BR 05 line features an integrated bracelet which has become an icon of the collection. 

Construction Of The Bell & Ross BR 05 GMT Sky Blue

At 41mm, the watch is crafted out of stainless steel and features the iconic circular dial within the squared casing. Oh yes, it also has four very visible screws which bolt the beautiful piece together.

BR 05 GMT Sky Blue - Source - Bell & Ross

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What about the dial? Timelords, we are in for a treat. Gone is the machinery colours of grey and black and in comes a lovely day in the words of Bill Withers!

The dial is given a baby blue sunburst finish, allowing the rhodium plated hour markers to very clearly stand out. The indices and hands are white, as well as the minute track that edges its way around the dial’s periphery. Featuring Arabic numerals at 12, 6 and 9 o’clock, the rest are baton markers and a date aperture sits at 3 o’clock. 

As a GMT watch, the extra hand has a white tipped arrow head and the AM and PM chapter ring is distinguished by a grey and white colour scheme. Powered by the BR-Cal.325, the watch runs at a very competent 28,800VpH and offers 42 hours of power reserve. 

The rotor on the movement is skeletonised, allowing the exhibition caseback to boast a host of cool features within the movement. The integrated bracelet comes in either steel or a darker blue rubber strap, offering more dimensions to the timepiece. 

Final Thoughts Of The Bell & Ross BR 05 GMT Sky Blue

The Bell & Ross BR 05 GMT Sky Blue isn’t revolutionary in terms of watch design. 

It follows the same design codes of previous GMT timepieces with the circular dial and squared case. However, there’s nothing nicer than a brand caving into the light side… sorry Darth Vadar. The dial offers a highly compelling option for Bell & Ross fans. It takes the classic structure of an iconic line and gives it a new lease of life. We’re all for it. 

Complimenting durability with a new vibe, the Bell & Ross BR 05 GMT Sky Blue watch has every chance of being a solid investment piece. We suggest going with the flow of the watch in terms of fashion. Dress loose with a draped shirt for those BBQ’s by the beach or make it a tad more serious with a black suit jacket and trousers to let the good times shine. 

You can buy a Bell & Ross BR 05 GMT Sky Blue at retail for around £5000 as of May 2024. 


Vacheron Constantin Overseas Moonphase Retrograde Date 

The Overseas collection has flown high and dove like a loon since its inception in 1996. It’s instantly noticeable by the six sided bezel that etches the outline of a Maltese cross and the integrated bracelet. 

Wouldn't it be boring if they just rehashed every model over and over. Good job Vacheron Constantin is one of the creative god’s of the horological world!

Construction Of The Vacheron Constantin Overseas Moonphase Retrograde Date 

Where to begin on this fantastic timepiece…

Overseas Moonphase Retrograde Date - Source - Vacheron Constantin

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At 41mm, the watch adheres to the classic design codes of a six sided bezel and an integrated bracelet. The good stuff occurs within the technical elements of the watch. Not to worry though for you design fiends, these are some good looking complications!

For the first time ever, a Vacheron Constantin Overseas model is kitted up with a retrograde complication. This isn’t any old complication, Timelords. Vacheron Constantin has been utilising this for almost a century. The hour hand runs in an arc for half of a day before clicking back to the start point and resuming. 

The gall of combining this phenomenal complication with a moonphase complication is a flex of the grandest proportions! Placing all these features within the sporty exterior of an Overseas model shows how Vacheron Constantin are trying to evolve their collection. 

From 9 to 3 o’clock, the arc traces the top half of the dial. The deep blue dial promotes the white day indices while the similarly blue arrow headed pointer hand subtly guides the way. The bottom half of the rich dial is the Moonphase feature. Typically seen on dress watches, the feature adds a creative dimension to the timepiece.

Considering most moon phases feature blue design elements, it’s the perfect complication for such a mysterious piece!

The calibre 2460 R31L/2 is Hallmark of Geneva certified and allows the moon phase to be precise for up to 122 years. The integrated bracelet features a blue leather strap and a blue rubber strap and the watch has an updated interchangeability system to ensure a quick strap change. 

Final Thoughts Of The Vacheron Constantin Overseas Moonphase Retrograde Date 

Just to be clear, you essentially have two watches in one. You could opt for the out and out sports style with the classic casing and rubber strap, or get dressed up with the classy complications and supple leather strap. How spoiled are we!

Representing the first time a Retrograde date is on an Overseas model and presented in a wonderfully colourful hue, we have our horological sights set on this being a possible investment piece.

Feeling groovy? Best get on a powder blue shirt and let the darker dial face be boasted. For those smarter events, adorn the leather strap and dress it up with an equally tasteful navy suit. 

You can buy a Vacheron Constantin Overseas Moonphase at retail when you request a price as of May 2024. 


Patek Philippe Aquanaut Luce Annual Calendar 5261R-001

The Aquanaut collection offered a fresh breath for Patek Philippe. It took away from the seriousness of the Grand Complications and the Calatrava collection and added to the feel good vibes of 1997. With the dawn of a new millennium and all the kids living for the moment, what better time to release a timepiece with a bit of spirit!

2023 has arrived and with it, a new edition to add to the ever growing bow of the Aquanaut Luce Annual Calendar collection. 

Construction Of The Patek Philippe Aquanaut Luce Annual Calendar 5261R-001

Crafted from 18K rose gold, the watch relates to the classic Aquanaut collection

Aquanaut Luce Annual Calendar - Source - Patek Philippe

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As far as sports watches go, this edition is fairly small at 39.9mm but that’s not too unorthodox from Patek Philippe. The crown is slightly sunk between the beautifully tapered crown guards on the right hand side of the watch. 

The dial is where the real Patek Philippe shines through. The dial colour is a concoction of both blue and grey, resulting in a fairly moody colour scheme. The globe style embossment of the dial is iconic in its own right, but it serves a very useful purpose.

It allows the applied 18K rose gold Arabic hour markers and hands to stand out a mile. The date window at 6 o’clock is edged in rose gold and given a white background to make it visible. 

Two sub dials between 3 and 4 o’clock and 8 and 9 o’clock relate to the day and month apertures. Underneath 12 o’clock, there is a beautiful moon phase display in the shape of a crescent moon and featuring a series of stars and clouds.

This adds a little flourish to the piece and a useful reading for those budding astrologers!

The Caliber 26-330 S QA LU allows for only one adjustment to the date complications per year. Running at 28,800VpH and housing a power reserve of 45 hours, the modelis protected by a Gyromax balance wheel and Patek Philippe’s very own Silinvar hairspring. 

Final Thoughts Of The Patek Phillipe Aquanaut Luce Annual Calendar 5261R-001

Take heed, Timelords. This is a sporty piece made for the hostilities of the outside world, not some weakling on the sidelines!

Offering 30 metres of water resistance, the model can cope with general moisture, but we wouldn’t go plunging into your private swimming pool. Patek Philippe have made this modelwithout the glitz and glamour of diamonds and jewels. The gold casing is more than enough luxury for this sports piece. 

Given a navy composite strap, the modelis seamless in its mystery. The precious metal construction and the timeless heritage of the brand allows this model to be considered as a possible investment piece. 

We recommend wearing this model with a sharp black suit or dressing it down with your favourite tee and jeans. You will look sublime either way!

You can buy a Patek Philippe Aquanaut Luce Annual Calendar 5261R-001 at retail for £52,990 as of May 2024


Tudor Pelagos FXD Chrono

The Tudor Pelagos 39mm made quite a stir upon its release this year. It represented a new dawn for diving watches and may just be the one to lead the small dive model movement…

Tudor has come back out again, this time with the Tudor Pelagos FXD Chrono. Celebrating the relationship between the brand and Alinghi Red Bull Racing since 2022, the latest model has a few elements that cross both worlds. 

Construction Of The Tudor Pelagos FXD Chrono

The Tudor Pelagos FXD Chrono is crafted out of carbon, titanium and stainless steel in a 43mm shell of durability. 

Pelagos FXD - Source - Tudor 

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You maritime fans may just know all about what these materials represent. As the same properties for the craftsmanship of Red Bull’s vessels, Tudor has utilised Carbon for the case, titanium for the bezel and steel for that rock solid caseback. Now that’s how you celebrate!

Offering 200 metres of water resistance, the bezel utilises a reversed scale. This isn’t to play tricks on you, it’s actually for countdowns to be easily calculated. Did we mention the bezel is laced with Super-Luminova Grade X1 for that 60% longer shine than standard Super-Luminova?

The dial may as well have a Red Bull’s logo covering the sapphire crystal. The dial is blue and red elements add a jolt of colour to the watches. The sub dials at 3 and 9 o’clock and a subsequent date at 6 o’clock breaks up the matte dial and adds some more red. 

The block indices and snowflake hands are a bright white to ensure legibility when quickly glancing down before the start of the Regatta. The MT5813 calibre is COSC certified and operates between -2/+4 seconds every day. Beating at 4Hz and with a 70 hour power reserve, you are locked and loaded for your sailing passions!

Final Thoughts Of The Tudor Pelagos FXD Chrono

Some people say that watches and brand collaborations result in cheap imitation. We’re delighted to say that The Tudor Pelagos FXD Chrono does away with tacky gimmicks and provides a model that could even be worn by the guys on the Alinghi team!

Featuring the renowned Red Bull emblem colours of red and blue and boasting a durable fabric strap, we believe that The Tudor Pelagos FXD Chrono could be a solid investment piece. 

Feeling fashionable? The watch's duo colour exterior means it can be paired with most outfits. We recommend a dark navy shirt with black chinos for the office and your favourite black bomber jacket for the sporty occasions with your boss. 

You can buy a Tudor Pelagos FXD Chrono at retail for £4,560 as of May 2024. 


Panerai Submersible Blu Notte 42mm 

This edition of the Submersible collection, may just be the tipping point for you horological fans who are looking for your next Panerai timepiece. 

Construction of The Panerai Submersible Blue Notte 42mm

Panerai watches are famed for their bulky 43mm plus frames. For reference, take a look at the Panerai Radiomir California which is 45mm of solid eSteel. 

Submersible Blu Notte - Source - Reddit

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Panerai takes a step down with their 42mm Submersible Blu Notte. The iconic crown guard remains, its purpose still to prevent accidental knocks against the crown and to guarantee the reliable water resistance of the piece. 

The bracelet is chunky but instantly recognizable as part of the Submersible collection. The polished and brushed effect upon the middle and outer links is a staple of the sporting icon. Don’t like it? The interchangeable strap system built into the timepiece should ensure you can bang a new strap on by just clicking a button with a tool. 

The dial is a sea colour and is finished expertly with a sun-brushed effect. Light reflects and dances with ease due to the richness of the colour. The dot and block indices are filled with Super-Luminova, ensuring the visibility of the model at all times. 

The bezel is crafted out of steel but features a ceramic insert, pertaining to the dive counter. Ceramic is durable and extremely scratch resistant, perfect for a function as key as the diving scale to measure compression stops. 

Powered by the P.900, the model offers a three day power reserve, 28,800VpH and a water resistance of 300 metres. Bolstered by the IncablocTM anti-shock device, get this titan in the water, quick sharp!

Final Thoughts On The Panerai Submersible Blue Notte 42mm

Micheal Jackson said ‘Love Never Felt So Good’. We think the words should be Panerai never felt so good! The timeless case design with the crown guards and the solid steel bracelet, pertain to the durability and heritage of the collection. 

The dial adds a touch of luxury which is rare for a tool model brand like Panerai. The dial is extremely legible and the fact the model can reach 300 metres water resistance, allows this to be model to model as an investment piece.

We suggest wearing it with a black suit in the office or with a black leather jacket for those days where you feel like “the” man. 

You can buy a Panerai Submersible Blue Notte 42mm at retail for £10,100 as of May 2024. 


Code 11.59 By Audemars Piguet Selfwinding Ref. 15210BC.OO.A021CR.01


Construction Of The Code 11.59 By Audemars Piguet Selfwinding Ref. 15210BC.OO.A021CR.01

Not quite the ugly kid of their horological stable, the Code 11.59 collection has been making a name all on its own as a pretender to the best blue dial throne. 

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As unique as snowflake and the ideal alternative to the all encompassing (and pricier) Gerald Genta Royal Oak, this time only Audemars Piguet Selfwinding number is one of our best blue dial watches from the brand. Especially if you don’t have pockets as big as INEOS owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe!

Brimming with luxury, sophistication and class, Ref. 15210BC.OO.A021CR.01 features a stunning 18-carat white gold case that exudes elegance and sophistication. Its round case shape with a round blue lacquered inner bezel pays homage to Audemars Piguet's iconic design language while offering a contemporary twist.

Measuring 41mm x 10.7mm thick, the sodalite stone dial on this novelty is adorned with a captivating smoked blue gradient effect, which adds depth and dimension to the watch face. Its minimalist design is complemented by applied white gold hour markers and hands, providing excellent legibility against the gradient background.

This three handed wonder has a traditional 3, 6, 9, 12 layout with a captivating face that’s so oceanic blue you want to dive right in…or at least slap it on your wrist. 


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This AP is rounded off with 30 metres water resistance and powered by the calibre 4309. This specific movement is home to 32 jewels, 225 components and beats away at a consistent 4Hz. 

And with a power reserve of 70 hours, this gives you ample time to hotfoot it to your European office and back to the boardroom for that Monday morning latte. As 2024 is a leap year, why not take a leap of faith and bag one of these limited edition watches to adorn your wrist.

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A terrific two tone number if ever there was one, this best blue dial would look the part for all manner of special occasions.

Presented on a gorgeous blue alligator strap and limited to 50 pieces, you can buy an Audemars Piguet when you request a price as of May 2024.


IWC Mark XX Ref. IW328204

Renowned for their pilot watches, one cannot deny the enduring allure of the Mark XX. As a part of the Pilot's Watch family, the Mark XX continues the legacy of aviation-inspired timepieces that have been synonymous with IWC since the early 20th century.

Construction Of The IWC Mark XX

Drawing on inspiration from the much lauded Mark IX, commissioned for the British Ministry of Defence, this stainless steel, blue dial version is a real banger. 

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With a revamp of their iconic Pilot’s range, not seen since 2016, clarity and visibility is high on the agenda as with all IWC watches. This brand new edition has many elements that will make you feel on top of the world…or as high as the clouds. 

Measuring 40mm x 10.8mm thick, fly away in style with this on your wrist. There is an EasX-CHANGE system for comfort while an increased 100 metres of water resistance is not too shabby either, especially if you want to flaunt it poolside. 

Delivering perfect symmetrical elements, wearers of this best blue dial can benefit from a range of benefits such as central hacking seconds, screw in crown, anti reflective properties and a date aperture at 3 o’ clock.

Pulsating away inside like a horological busy body is the in-house 32111 calibre. Beating at a frequency of 28 '800 VPH (4 Hz), this automatic movement has plenty to shout about. Think 163 components, 21 jewels, Côtes de Genève finishing and who could forget the astonishing 120 hour power reserve. 

That’s enough time to spend not one but two weekends tasting expensive champagne in the South of France.

Final Thoughts Of The IWC Mark XX

An excellent entry-level watch for budding enthusiasts with clarity, we are firm believers this is one of the best blue dial watches from the brand with uniformed sizing and an attractive yet fully functional layout.

Presented on a stainless steel bracelet, you can buy an IWC Mark XX ref. IW328204 at retail for £5,700, as of May 2024. 


Rolex 1908 - Platinum


Construction Of The Rolex 1908 - Platinum

The Rolex 1908 is a fairly fresh collection from the Genevan titans. 

Released at last year's Watches and Wonders, Rolex have decided to jump in again at this year's Watches and Wonders 2024, releasing a blue dial that both retains the character of the 1908 collection, but bolsters it that may just set the dress world on fire!

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Replacing the discontinued Cellini line, the 1908 has been instrumental in furthering Rolex’s intentions of the ultimate dress watch. Coming in at 39mm, this latest edition is a very accessible and slim 9.50mm thick. Perfect for the office and for slipping under the shirt sleeves of a tux.

Polished and complemented with a fluted bezel, the watches are crafted out of platinum which is both an exceptional precious metal and has an unbeatable luxury allure. Let’s welcome the main difference!

Florence & The Machine stated that the Dog Days are Over. We would like to express the same sentiment for the old monochrome ways of Rolex. This dial matches the platinum case with a beautifully light shade of ice-blue. Given an unorthodox, hypnotic guilloche pattern, this allows the platinum baton hour markers, Arabic numerals and hands to clearly stand out. 

Furthermore, the small seconds counter at 6 o’clock offers a handy complication for precise timekeeping. 

Final Thoughts On The Rolex 1908 - Platinum

This is all powered by the Calibre 7140. Running at 4Hz and providing a hardy 66 hour power reserve, these Superlative Chronometer certified timepieces are fast and ready for action. 

Available on a sumptuous brown leather strap, we can imagine you flexing this in the boardroom with your sharp black suit, or when hitting the Golden Globes and flaunting the red carpet glamour. Be warned, this is one blue dial that will set many ardent enthusiasts tails wagging.

You can buy a Rolex 1908 Platinum at retail for £26,600 as of May 2024. 


Zenith Defy Skyline Chrono 

Zenith are noted for their outstanding El Primero movement from way back in 1969 when Vietnam was fast approaching and President Nixon was planning his notes for the War on Drugs . As the first automatic chronograph movement, we can only tip our hats. However, perhaps the most exciting line from the brand is the highly innovative Skyline, introduced in 2021. 

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For Watches and Wonders 2024, Zenith touched hearts with a fresh play on the Skyline with a brand new blue dial timepiece. Totalling 42mm, the steel watch utilises polishing throughout, including the edges of the bezel and case sides, but brushing takes centre stage along the tops. 

Plunging depths of 100 metres, the timepieces scream “Zenith”. Meanwhile, the octagonal bezel to the sharp pushers all point to the out and out sportiness of this top luxury watch brand. Lets zoom in onto that effervescent blue dial. 

Its rich shade is accompanied by small star emblems as an ode to the famous Zenith star. Featuring triple chronograph functionality from 3, 6 and 9 o’clock, these all relate to a 60-second counter, 60-minute counter and running seconds function at 9 o’clock. 

The dial prioritises legibility over anything else. Black baton hour markers work in conjunction with rectangular hands. Don’t forget the slip of Super-Luminova through all of the above centres for optimal visibility. This is strengthened in the dark when hobnobbing in your private stall at the opera.

Final Thoughts On The Zenith Defy Skyline Chrono

Beating inside the steel case the illustrious El Primero movement, the very same movement that has popularised the brand since 1969. This updated 3600 variant offers a 60 hour power reserve alongside a speedy 5Hz. This entitles you to be able to calculate up to 1/10th of a second. 

Affixed to a steel strap, pull this off with a navy suit or your finest blue cashmere jumper for when you are feeling more laid-back. 

You can buy a Zenith Defy Skyline Chrono at retail for £12,100 as of May 2024. 


Rolex Deepsea 136668LB

Looking to go deep-diving but want to be the flashest man in the water? Rolex have you covered at Watches and Wonders 2024. The Deepsea line is easily one of Rolex’s most aspirational collections. 

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After all, this is the very same line that capably hit 11,000 metres back in 2022 and joined James Cameron back in 2012 when he performed the deepest solo dive to the Mariana Trench. We can’t confess our love for the Deepsea line enough, but imagine a world where we could wear this chunky nautical beast in the office too?

Coming in at 44mm, the latest Rolex Deepsea 136668LB retains its giant features. 17.7mm thick and crafted out of yellow gold, the timepieces boast an incredible amount of luxury with their fabulous precious metal material. 

Don’t be confused. This Deepsea 136668LB line can still provide some phenomenal dive watch stats. We’re talking 3,900 metres of water resistance as per the helium escape valve and bulbous bezel which features a golden knurled edge and blue Cerachrom insert. This in turn shows a dive scale which allows divers to measure decompression phases. 

The bezel works alongside the equally rich blue dial face. The gilt hour markers and hands stand out well from the matte blue shade, plus they are finished with Chromalight to boast optimal legibility from diving among the coral of the Caribbean to sauntering in the Seychelles.

Final Thoughts On The Rolex Deepsea 136668LB

Within the golden case is a powerful 3235 calibre. As per all modern Rolex references, it’s Superlative Chronometer certified, entitling these blue dial watches to an accuracy of approximately -2/+2 seconds and a power reserve of around 70 hours.

Fitted onto a yellow gold bracelet, we recommend a white suit shirt, but remember to get those sleeves rolled up due to the oversized case specs. 

You can buy a Rolex Deepsea 136668LB at retail for £45,700 as of April 2024. 


Patek Philippe Worldtimer 5330G

All horophiles know that Patek Philippe is like the postman. They always deliver the goods. And Patek Philippe’s Worldtimer collection is no different, allowing the brand to physically flex their horological craft. 

Inspired by the works of watch collector Louis Cottier from back in the 1930s, the Worldtimer was a product of his innovations and eventually released in 1937 when the world was on the brink of another World War. 

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For Watches and Wonders 2024, Patek Philippe treated connoisseurs to an extraordinary Worldtimer 5330G. At 40mm x 11.57mm thick and crafted out of platinum, it is a highly luxurious material, especially when thoroughly polished and finished with typical PP excellence. 

This time round they opt for a more subtle colour scheme in the form of a blue dial. In the centre, the dial is made up of a slightly rotated chess style checkerboard design. This is carefully interwoven with black or light blue squares with horizontally cut lines. In terms of best blue dial watches, this is quite simply checkmate.

On the periphery, we are treated to many rings, encompassing a pointer date on the very edge that’s read via a red-tipped transparent hand, an inner ring relating to the name of cities and an inner 24 hour scale, corresponding to both AM and PM times.

Whether travelling from England to Geneva for the latest luxury watch event, or connecting with business colleagues on the other side of the world, you can read daytime or nighttime times alongside the location of the city. 

Final Thoughts On The Patek Philippe Worldtimer 5330G

Within the hearts of these wonderful watches is the extraordinary Calibre 240 HU C. This entitles users to a 21,600VpH alongside a reliable 2 day power reserve. 

We picture you pulling this off with a pair of khaki chinos and your favourite purple suit shirt. Dress it down a tad? Sure, just exchange the chinos for a pair of comfy jeans and a simple black polo shirt for that effortless look. 

You can buy a Patek Philippe Worldtimer 5330G at retail for £65,600 as of May 2024. 


IWC Portugieser Perpetual Calendar 44 IW503703

The Portugieser line from IWC has earned its holy grail status due to its very influential position as one of the pioneers of the dress watch revolution back in the late 1930s. 


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Initially requested by two Portuguese watch merchants, Rodrigues and Teixeira, the line is now noted for its attractive take on dress watches.  Now, we’re in 2024 time lords so keep up to speed. Following Watches and Wonders 2024, and we’ve come back to the line with a fresh horological declination. Step forward the IWC Portugieser Perpetual Calendar 44 IW503703. 

Complication lovers will have a field-day with this timepiece. Hint, there’s four subdials with enough complexity and functionality to cover every area of your everyday use. We’ll get into all of that info in a tick!

Sized at 44.4mm, the white gold luxury is seen through a rigorous polishing along the bezel, case and lugs. With a thickness of 14.9mm thickness, we suggest locking this piece in for your red-carpet ganders, champagne clinking sessions and Golden Globe meandering!

Totalling 50 metres of water resistance, the Portugieser Perpetual Calendar 44  is bolstered by an ice-blue dial. This isn’t just a simple paint-job either. It requires around 15 lacquered layers which are then thoroughly polished to promote the sunray finish. 

To give the dial added depth, there are four subdials orientated at 12, 3, 6 and 9 o’clock. At 3 o’clock is a date sub-dial that is intertwined with a power reserve indicator. At 6 o’clock, there is a month sub-counter with a tasty year indicator fitted at 7 o’clock. At 9 o’clock, you will find a very handy week-day sub-dial which also totals running seconds. 

We haven't mentioned the moon-phase subdial either as of yet… Totalling a double moonphase indicator, this beautiful blue dial utilises two crisp white moons to show both the northern and southern hemispheres simultaneously.

This is rounded off with hour markers that are exceptionally readable through the rhodium plated Arabic numerals and delicate leaf shaped hands. 

Final Thoughts On The IWC Portugieser Perpetual Calendar 44 IW503703

Within the IWC Portugieser Perpetual Calendar 44 is the high-powered 52616 calibre. This offers you a 28,800VpH alongside a mighty 7 day power reserve housed within two barrels. 

Looking good need not be a chore with this play on the IWC Portugieser line. Keep things simple with a grey suit, or adorn a burgundy jumper to keep your ensemble looking fresh and ready for the elements. 

You can buy an IWC Portugieser Perpetual Calendar 44 IW503703 at retail for £42,000 as of May 2024. 


TAG Heuer Carrera Chronograph Skipper

If you have an undying love for the sea and racing through azure-coloured waters, we have one of the best blue dials around. 

The TAG Heuer Carerra Chronograph Skipper may now be ideal for entering and exiting those big deal meetings or entertaining colleagues at that swanky new restaurant opening. However, you need not commit to removing seaweed from your shorts to pull this beauty off. 


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The Carrera Chronograph Skipper follows its 1967 predecessor and is a timely ode to reference 7754, brought back for Watches and Wonders 2024. Following the success of The Intrepid schooner at the famed America’s Cup race, these blue dial watches are influenced by the colour-scheme of the victorious boat.

Totalling 39mm, the rose gold watches represent a new turn for the typically steely models. However, it still retains its 100 metre water resistance as per its screw-down crown which offers excellent resilience. You won't have to worry about any tough breaks with this on your wrist.

Fitted with a sapphire crystal caseback, the user can see the intricacies of the movement, adding another level of luxury to the pieces. Alongside the gorgeous rose gold case, the timepiece has a navy blue dial which boasts a circular brushed finish in the centre, a recessed trench framing it and white minute track on the periphery. 

Alongside the rose gold baton hour markers, red-tipped hour and minute hand and all red seconds hand, there are two-subdials situated at 3 and 9 o’clock as well as a date aperture at 6 o’clock. Fitted with a 12 hour counter at 9 o’clock and a 15 minute counter at 3 o’clock, these are made up of a tri-colour coral, teal and green colour scheme and a solid teal shade at 9 o’clock. This is synonymous with the former Skipper whilst oozing lineal heritage and vintage vibes.

Where’s The Intrepid inspiration you might ask? It’s the teal shade that made up the colour scheme of the boat!

Final Thoughts On The TAG Heuer Carrera Chronograph Skipper

Home to the TH20-06 automatic movement, it offers you a rapid 28,800VpH and an impressive 80 hour power reserves. This means you can clock on for that all important overseas meeting or check in smoothly at the airport.

Connected to a blue fabric strap, the timepieces are perfect for the fashionistas looking for a fresh model to go with their new salt and pepper suit. 

You can buy a TAG Heuer Carrera Chronograph Skipper at retail for £18,750 as of May 2024. 


Chopard Alpine Eagle XL Chrono

“Birds flying high, you know how I feel…” That’s what Michael Bublé serenaded in his typical crooner style. 

But when it comes to bird influenced models, nothing quite hits the spot like the fabulous Alpine Eagle line. Released in 2019 to replace the previous St.Moritz collection, the watches feature a very special dial finish that is yet to be replicated among other luxury brands. 


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Let's talk about dimensions for a second. First, let’s focus on the latest Alpine Eagle XL Chrono that Chopard released at Watches and Wonders 2024. 

They use grade 5 titanium to ensure the 44mm case is not too much of a burden on the wrist. Furthermore, its 13.15mm thickness could pose a weight problem if they didn’t use titanium as the go-to material that’s as light as a feather. Affixed with 8 screws through the polished bezel and through the tonneau case, it retains those key design codes of the models. 

The dial is given a "Rhône Blue" shade as Chopard names it. Travellers will know that Rhône refers to a significant river that runs between France and Switzerland. Fun fact! The Rhône is the only major river across Europe that runs directly into the Mediterranean Sea. Remember that for next time you’ve got your canoe handy. 

Therefore, the decision to give this a blue dial is a fair assessment of the inspirational river that flows upstream from Lake Geneva! The incredible depth of this hue is achieved through a PVD process, and finished in the spirit of an Eagle’s Iris.

That’s right! Through exceptionally light lines emanating from the centre of the dial outwards, the watches feature titanium baton hour markers and a Roman numeral 12 o’clock. 

At 3, 6 and 9 o’clock are black chronograph subdials which can accurately count various modes of time. This includes 30 minute, small seconds and 12 hour counters. Between 4 and 5 o’clock is a date aperture and the periphery of the dial is made up of a tachymetric scale. 

Final Thoughts On The Chopard Alpine Eagle XL Chrono

Within the titanium tonneau case beats the 03.05-C calibre. This strong movement can provide a sizable weekend-proof 60 hour power reserve alongside a speedy 28,800VpH. Don’t forget, this is COSC certified so quality is assured inside and out. 

Attached to a black rubber strap, we recommend you wear this with a black leather jacket for your race to the airport, or drop a few gears and pair this with a slicked back navy blue polo shirt and black jeans. 

You can buy a Chopard Alpine Eagle XL Chrono at retail for £22,500 as of May 2024. 


A.Lange & Söhne’s Datograph UP/DOWN

Light blue is great, but sometimes you want a shade that’s deep enough to satisfy that horological void. There’s only one possible solution to your desperation, the brand new A.Lange & Söhne Datograph UP/DOWN. 


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25 years is a long time in the horological world. However, it only seems like yesterday since the Datograph flyback chronograph was released when the Millenium wasn’t a thing and Bill Clinton was being impeached. Oh how the political sphere has changed!

For Watches and Wonders 2024, this latest release in white gold is quite simply one of the best blue dials from the German giant. Offering a new era for keen horophiles, it measures 41mm x 12.1mm thick and is thoroughly polished from bezel to the lugs, while the mirror-like finish gives the narcissist something to gaze lovingly at. 

Built in a classic circular case, the bezel frames the deep blue dial, allowing the rhodium plated hour markers and sword shaped hands to be clearly distinguished from the navy blue shade. 

Given a matte aesthetic, the colour doesn’t need excess flourishes to prove a point. Fitted with an oversized date aperture at 12 o’clock and dual sub-dial functionality at 3 and 9 o’clock, these total a chronograph counter and small seconds indicator. 

We can understand your confusion about the 6 o’clock sub-dial and the respective AB/AUF text. The red section closest to AB which points to the lower end of the power reserve, and AUF which refers to the higher end of the power reserve.  

Equipped with three-dimensional hour markers and sword shaped hands, they are framed by a tachymetric scale on the periphery of the face. The Glashütte brand ensures you know where they’re from, through the small font “Made in Germany” text below the power reserve at 6 o’clock. 

Final Thoughts On The A.Lange & Söhne’s Datograph UP/DOWN

Within the white gold case is the L951.6 movement that has an 18,000VpH alongside a 1/5th of a second accuracy and a 60 hours power reserve. Sure, the frequency may not touch the Zenith El Primero’s 36,000 frequency, but the 60 hour power reserve is more than enough to keep you on the move!

The dark blue leather strap simply needs a white suit shirt accompaniment, or a pair of charcoal grey chinos and burgundy suit shirt to look the part.

Limited to 125 models, you can buy a A.Lange & Söhne Datograph UP/DOWN at retail upon requesting a price. 


Grand Seiko SBGW314 Hoshizukiyo “Starry Night”

Silent Night…Holy Night. No, it's not Christmas yet. But what about one of the best blue dial watches to look out for, entitled “Starry Night?”

Watches and Wonders 2024 yielding an intriguing display of Grand Seiko watches. From the fabulous Evolution 9 SLGH021, inspired by the Genbi Valley or the Sport Spring Drive GMT SBGE307 with its lion's mane influenced dial, 

Nonetheless, Grand Seiko have added a little Japanese flair to their latest conveyor belt of luxury watches. 


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Perhaps the best piece we like is the SBGW314 Hoshizukiyo “Starry Night” which has a name that’s both destined to dazzle and persuade you to place your orders! Sized at 38mm of rose gold, it has a sleek appearance at less than 11mm thick. This is a highly wearable blue dial for those looking to buy a watch with finesse and a dash of colour.

Everything about the watch screams “dress me up and take me to the Emmys”. Be it the thoroughly Zaratsu polished bezel and chamfered lugs, right down to the crown’s ridged edging.

Look closer through the double domed sapphire crystal to expose a highly attractive navy blue dial. Given a soft sun-ray finish, they are accompanied with faceted rose gold, double baton hour markers and sword shaped hands. 

The white minute track frames these well and contrasts nicely. The “Starry Night” theme comes through the moody blue of the colour. “Hoshizukiyo” is simply defined in English as the phrase above!

Final Thoughts On The Grand Seiko SBGW314 Hoshizukiyo “Starry Night”

The Calibre 9264 can provide users with 4Hz and a power reserve totalling 3 days. Fast and reliable? Absolutely! Speaking of movements, have you noticed the Diashock 24 Jewels text above 6 o’clock?

This refers to the classic text on the original 1960s timepieces. The Diashock is a handy tool that the brand used to counteract shocks in the event you clumsy horophiles stumble. Wear a fresh green jacket or cream white suit shirt and you’ll be able to be a horological star in your own right. 

- You can buy a Grand Seiko Elegance SBGW314 at retail for £25,500 as of May 2024. 


Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Tourbillon

The Master Thin collection from Jaeger-LeCoultre is ready to set horophiles' hearts on fire. However, we’d be remiss if we failed to mention a sumptuous blue dial edition that Jaeger-LeCoultre released early in 2024. 


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Originally launched in 1992, the line was like an unruly teenager…it had a lot of room to grow and develop. This eventually earned them the title as the ultimate homage to the brand's eclectic horological legacy and future innovations. 

The latest Master Ultra Thin Tourbillon is framed in a perfectly formed 40mm pink gold case. Yep, we’re talking a classic circular design with a thoroughly polished bezel and lugs stretching to fit the navy blue leather strap. 

Totalling around 12.13mm thickness, the watches are not particularly thick on the wrist, but it does raise questions about the “Ultra Thin'' title stamped onto its headline. With enough lacquer to fill a salon, it’s not exactly the RM UP-01 Ferrari with its astonishing 1.75mm thickness, right? No matter, we’ll move on!

The pink gold timepiece is glorious in its luxury metal of choice. The guilloche, enamel style dial is inherently very attractive, especially since they feature phenomenal, deep-etched lines running from the centre of this bold blue dial to the periphery. 

It is certainly an eye catcher and plays well with the golden case. In turn, the Dauphine hands and tapered baton hour markers are just as appealing, especially since they too are thoroughly polished and are presented in a fetching rose gold. 

Fitted with a skeletonised tourbillon at 6 o’clock, it’s circled by a laser engraved seconds track. This works well in conjunction with the triple seconds hand that follows the tourbillon's 60 second rotations. 

Final Thoughts On The Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Tourbillon

Within the rose gold titan beats the Calibre 978. This movement was first created over 15 years ago and has since been revitalised with a fresh tourbillon. Capable of producing a modest 45 hour power reserve and 28,800VpH, the watches are fast and capable of being speedy. 

A navy blue leather strap is perfect for jet black suits or relaxed, casual Friday fits such as jeans and a simple cream T-shirt. 

- You can buy a Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Tourbillon at retail for around £102,700 as of May 2024. 


Tudor Black Bay 58 - Inter Milan

Horology and football may be more deeply ingrained than you originally thought. Sure, we know Hublot released World Cup inspired timepieces, but our latest best blue dial has one goal in mind.

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Following their previous pink dial release with David Beckham’s Inter Miami, Tudor are partnering exclusively with Italian football team, Inter Milan. This has resulted in a profitable limited edition partnership for both brands. 

Celebrating the 20th Scudetto (winning the Serie A league), Tudor decided to treat the players to a horological gift. 

Crafted out of steel, the Tudor Black Bay 58 Inter Milan is a cohesive timepiece that wastes no material or time on excess space without it being functional. At 39mm x 11.9mm  it is very accessible to the slimmer wrist and could even be worn with a suit. We much prefer you play on the watches roots and go with a black sports jacket for the private box!

The brushed lugs are accompanied by chamfered case edges that provide a sharp, polished contrast. Capable of offering 200 metres of water resistance, the timepieces are inherently sporty and can capably deal with everyday living. 

For the dial, Tudor decided to lean into the Inter Milan theme by adopting the team's colours. Given an ombré blue dial that utilises a matte, navy blue centre, graduating to a black periphery, this allows the distinctly white minute track on the dial periphery to clearly stand out. This is in conjunction with the Super-Luminova dot and baton hour markers, alongside the timeless Snowflake hands and gilt accents. 

Above 6 o’clock is the Inter Milan logo, while below 12 o’clock is the Tudor name and emblem. Surrounding the dial is a pitch black bezel with an aluminium insert, showcasing a tropical, golden dive scale. 

Final Thoughts On The Tudor Black Bay 58 - Inter Milan

The Tudor Black Bay 58 Inter Milan is an astonishing timepiece that is both stylish and capable of weathering most storms in your life. 

Within the steely case is the MT5402 that provides an impressive 70 hour power reserve alongside a 28,800VpH. Supported by a silicon balance spring, the watches provide optimal accuracy even against pesky magnetism. 

Strapped onto a steel bracelet, we think this best blue dial is perfect for wearing with a sharp navy suit, or your pitch black leather jacket for painting the town red (or any other colour for that matter). For us, you cannot beat Tudor’s all in build quality as one of the all round best men’s watches under £5,000.

- Capped at 1,908 pieces, you can buy a Tudor Black Bay 58 Inter Milan at retail for around £3,700 as of May 2024. Remember, this is only from official boutiques in Milan and Rome. 



Blue is a timeless colour which fits anyone like a well worn pair of brogues..especially in the world. The variety of shades allows for a variety of moods. For those lighter days, the Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra watches with their new and funky summer blue sheen will serve you well.

If clouds are forming and you fear a downpour is imminent, the deeper blues of the Chopard Alpine Eagle watches may just hit the spot…or on the Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 6000M Ultra Deep.

This comprehensive list we’ve mentioned should give you enough breadth, budget ideas and scope for the best blue dial watches around. If you’re still feeling a little blue about the options, don’t worry, here are a few more of Chrono Hunter’s top picks of the best blue watches including;

  • Panerai Luminour 1950 8 Days Question of Time - Blue Dial - Retail value - £20,700
  • Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Duoface - Retail value - £12,800
  • Rolex Sky-Dweller Blue Dial - Retail value - £13,150

Blue is a wonderful colour which breaks the norms of usual accents giving you the opportunity to match this to a variety of outfits and situations. Whether you’re bargaining in the boardroom sipping spritzers in Spain or plunging off your private yacht, blue watches can take you above and beyond your choice of style. 

Isn’t it time to start looking fabulous?


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