The Best Watches to Keep You on Time for Daylight Savings

Time’s ticking to invest in a dial with distinction.

Photo: Twiggy shot by Bert Stern for VOGUE, 1967. Getty Images.

Daylight savings just ended prompting the need to stay on track (and time) for end-of-year Zoom calls and digital meetings. And what better accessory to shine through the screen than a fab new timepiece. “I’ve been a watch addict since I was a child,” shares Olivia, “my mother and father always had the most elegant styles which caught my eye growing up.” While Olivia regularly rotates between her Audemars Piguet and Piaget (check out her vintage style sported by Andy Warhol here, she’s always embraced wearable tech to keep fit. “Johannes uses his Apple Watch for health and fitness and got me into the habit of monitoring my breathing and my sleep,” says Olivia. “I also love that my favorite spot in Paris, ABP, makes exotic straps so I can have some fun and dress it up.” Below, we round up the latest pieces worth investing in to kick-off 2021 off with a brilliant start.

Apple Watch Series 6: Amazon

Apple Watch Series 6 in Blue Aluminum Case with Braided Solo Loop

Yes, the midnight blue case is chic, but it’s the health features including electrocardiogram meter and accurate readings of blood oxygen levels that makes Apple’s latest version so instrumental to living our best lives.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak “Jumbo” Ultra Thin

The iconic Royal Oak gets an exclusive upgrade in rose gold while an onyx dial and diamond markers provide extra wattage. With only 30 pieces globally, time’s ticking to snatch one up.

Bulgari Serpenti Seduttori

A modern interpretation of the Italian house’s iconic Serpenti, this latest version brings a fresh twist with blue markers, diamond bezel, and white gold scaled bracelet.

Cartier Panthère de Cartier Mini Model

This retro style—it was first introduced in 1983—is reworked for today and shrunken down with a micro dial and triple-wrap gold bracelet.

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Dior La Mini D de Dior Mosaïque

Taking cues from the directional runway motifs, this special edition of the La Mini D collection offsets a pastel yellow mother-of-pearl dial with a joyful, woven bracelet.

Patek Philippe Golden Ellipse

There are few names in watchmaking that are as iconic as Patek Philippe. This style first debuted in 1968 and has been subtly tweaked throughout the decades. Their latest version continues with its subtle and sophisticated approach and uses the brand’s proprietary Blue Gold dial to offset precious platinum.

Piaget Limelight Gala Watch

One of the styles worn by Olivia, the Limelight Gala brings retro charm in the form of a micro dial with elongated numerals punctuated by a diamond bezel.

Rolex Oyster Perpetual 36mm

Originally introduced in 1931, Rolex’s Oyster Perpetual is a perennial icon of timekeeping. For this year, the Swiss-brand has jazzed up its dial with sunburst yellow shade ideal for reading day or night.

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