The Ulysse Nardin El Toro in rose-gold case with ceramic bezel. It is a “sophist- icated” and futuristic-looking watch with “a clever dashboard design that is sure to raise eyebrows”, says Luxuryspot.watchesonnet.com. Price: £42,500. Contact: 0800-876 6698, www.ulysse-nardin.ch/en.
The Rolex Oyster Perpetual Sky-Dweller in white gold is the first Rolex with two time zones and an annual calendar. It is a ground-breaking change of direction and a technical advance for Rolex, says Laurie Kahle of Forbes. Price: £32,700. Contact: Rolex.com.
The Patek Philippe Celestial Grand Complication in platinum case with a mirror-polished bezel. The moving sky chart depicts the nocturnal sky, tracking the movement of the stars, as well as the position and phases of the moon. Price: £221,460. Contact: Patek Philippe at Wempe, 020-7493 2299, www.wempe.com.
The rose-gold Bulgari Octo features a black lacquered dial and a black alligator strap. Perfect both as a dress watch and for everyday use, says Ashok Soman of Luxury Insider magazine. Price: £18,600. Contact: 020-7838 8805, www.bulgari.com.
The Hermes Cape Cod Tonneau in stainless steel on ‘double tour’ strap (it wraps around your wrist twice). It is a “uniquely vivid” ladies watch of “discreet elegance”, says Hautehorlogerie.org. Price: £2,050. Contact: 020-7499 8856, www.hermes.com.