The Best New Platinum Watches for Men
Platinum is one the most popular metals for fall, as seen in the new timepieces by Rolex and Patek Philippe, Vacheron Konstantin, Rolex Bulgari, Hermess, Arnold & Son, Rolex and Rolex.
A. Lange & Sohne
Displaying the time digitally using jumping numerals, the newest Zeitwerk highlights a solid silver dial in a 41.9mm platinum case and features a 72-hour power reserve; price upon request, alange-soehne.com
In a 42mm platinum case embellished with 78 diamonds, this Arceau Le Temps Voyager world-timer watch features an hour-and-minute counter that travels around the mother-of-pearl dial to also indicate the city; its map is inspired by an Hermes silk scarf; price upon request, hermes.com
In the Traditionnelle Perpetual Calendar Chronograph, featuring a salmon pink dial, both the moon-phase indicator and 43mm case are crafted in platinum; price upon request, vacheron-constantin.com
The 40mm Oyster Perpetual Day-Date 40 features a new fluted bezel and houses an ice blue dial with a day window at 12 o’clock and a date window at 3 o’clock, magnified by Rolex’s signature Cyclops lens, all on the brand’s President bracelet, also in platinum; price upon request, rolex.com
Arnold & Son
Limited to 28 pieces, the 45mm Perpetual Moon watch has a salmon pink dial crafted in a “Stellar Rays” sunburst design; price upon request, arnoldandson.com
Patek Philippe Made for left-handed wearers, the 38mm Ref. 5373P-001 chronograph in platinum includes a charcoal-gray dial, perpetual calendar, 60-minute counter, day, month, leap year and day/night indicators; price upon request, patek.com
The 43mm brushed platinum case on the Octo Finissimo Tourbillon Chronograph Skeleton Automatic houses an open-worked dial with gray chronograph counters at 3 and 9 o’clock and a tourbillon at 6 o’clock; price upon request, bulgari.com
This story was first published in The Hollywood Reporter magazine’s Nov. 9 issue. Click here to subscribe.