Like any other big life decision, buying your first luxury watch is an important step into adulthood, and it’s one that needs to be done carefully. Making this move can also be daunting as there are a myriad of luxury watches available in the market. From classic and dressy pieces to a more function-specific tool watch, every watch caters to different needs and depends on who is buying it.

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Today we bring you a list of five watches that we think will be the right choice when it comes to purchasing your first luxury timepiece.

Tissot Seastar

When it comes to diving watches, there is an age-old understanding that it is made for those who spend most of their time underwater. But the Tissot Seastar collection proves it wrong. Developed to stand out with confidence, no matter where you are, the new Seastar collection from Tissot is designed to fit any wrist, any time, anywhere.

Why Should You Buy It?

Offering the best value at the best price, the Tissot Seastar perfectly encapsulates technical mastery with luxurious aesthetics – a combination that is not easy to find at this price point.

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Longines Hydroconquest

Belonging to one of the most popular collections from Longines, this green version of the Longines Hydrconquest collection is a must-have in any watch lover’s collection. Inspired by the fascinating world of aquatic sports, the timepiece is available in two case sizes of 41 or 43mm. Made from stainless steel material, the case is set with a green-coloured ceramic bezel insert and dial along with a green strap or stainless-steel bracelet.

Why Should You Buy It?

If you are looking for a classic sports watch but a little twist then this is the one. Its unique colour and classic design aesthetics of a cool sports watch make it an easy choice.

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TAG Heuer Monaco Titan

While TAG Heuer has many other timepieces that could make for the perfect first watch, we think the Monaco is a special one. For this list, we are looking at the Monaco Titan marking the prestigious Monaco Grand Prix. A sporty, understated and lightweight model, the Monaco Titan is an instant classic inspired by the collection’s origins in motorsports. While this piece is limited to just 500 pieces, one can always opt for other versions of the TAG Heuer Monaco collection.

Why Should You Buy It?

While this timepiece is the perfect choice for people who love racing and fine watchmaking, Monaco is also a popular and classic timepiece that offers a one-of-a-kind story, technical innovation and top of the line aesthetics.

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Seiko Prospex Save the Ocean Special Editions

Since the 1960s and the 1970s, Seiko has had a reputation for building durable and reliable divers watches, like their Prospex collection. The Prospex Save the Ocean Special Editions offers a modern re-interpretation of Seiko’s three legendary diver’s watches from this period. Drawing inspiration from the glaciers, the three timepieces feature dials that evoke the different shades of glacial ice, from deep blue to white. The deep blue watch is based on Seiko’s first diver’s watch from 1965 while the blue dial is a re-creation of the 1968 diver’s watch. Lastly, the white dial version is based on the 1970 classic. Each of these timepieces is powered by the Calibre 6R35 which delivers a power reserve of 70 hours.

Why Should You Buy It?

When it comes to getting a super durable and trustworthy diver’s watch without actually breaking the bank, there is no better option than the Seiko Prospex.

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Frederique Constant Classics Index Automatic

Classy, elegant and easy on the purse strings, the Frederique Constant Classic Index Automatic is the kind of watch you would buy if you are looking for a formal watch to buy as your first luxury timepiece. With these new timepieces, Frederique Constant returns to its roots of classicism. It features the signature elements like a  guilloché dial, a discreet date window and cored apple hands and delicate Roman numeral indexes. The watch is available in three versions; stainless steel with a black dial, polished rose gold with a silver dial and another stainless-steel version with a silver dial.

Why Should You Buy It?

Conveying the watchmaker’s identity, the Frederique Constant Classics Index Automatic is a classic timepiece that works beautifully when worn with a suit or any formal wear.

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Image Courtesy: Respective brands. TAG Heuer, Tissot, Seiko, Frederique Constant & Longines.