Talk to me about dress watches

I've come to realise that dress watches fit much better with my job and lifestyle during the week, so I think that is that way my collection will turn in the future.

I'd love to know which is your favourite dress watch/watches, either in your real collection or your imaginary one.

Pic is of my husband's FC. Perhaps more sporty than dressy, but I still like it.

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In my real collection, the Islander ISL-98:

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And in the grail collection, the F. P. Journe Black Label Chronometre Souverain:

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I think the Tudor 1926 is probably my favorite dress watch. If I had my druthers, though, I’d have one of these and a Cartier Tank. 
 

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I work an office job and am currently working remotely. In the office, I’d wear “smart casual” or business casual attire. I love dress watches, and the following would be my choices:

Nomos Orion 33 White

Cartier Tank Must SolarBeat

JLC Master Ultra Thin Moon 36mm

And, of course: A. Lange & Söhne Saxonia or Saxonia Thin

As for myself, I rock an A. Lange & Söhne Grand Langematik in platinum, which features an “outsize date”, small seconds, and micro rotor (or rather, “three-quarter rotor”).

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Nice FC! 

For aspirational dress watches, I wrote an article about them here: https://searchluxxee.com/magazine/favourite-gold-dress-watches

In real life, I have a vintage gold Constellation on a black leather strap and a two-tone Datejust that serve as my dress watches. I would love to add a steel Cartier Tank Americaine with a navy strap to the mix though 😀

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OlDirtyBezel

I think the Tudor 1926 is probably my favorite dress watch. If I had my druthers, though, I’d have one of these and a Cartier Tank. 
 

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Dress watch? This is almost a GADA looking watch, for my tastes. 

Edit: I guess that’s when we get to go on about what it means to be a dress watch.

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I like moderate sized dress watches (34-38mm). I haven’t scanner the market but to me JLC Reverso, Cartier Tank and vintage Omegas is appealing. Tudor 1926 has popped up on this forum a couple of times and that seems to be a nice watch but I haven’t seen one IRL.

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langeholik

I work an office job and am currently working remotely. In the office, I’d wear “smart casual” or business casual attire. I love dress watches, and the following would be my choices:

Nomos Orion 33 White

Cartier Tank Must SolarBeat

JLC Master Ultra Thin Moon 36mm

And, of course: A. Lange & Söhne Saxonia or Saxonia Thin

As for myself, I rock an A. Lange & Söhne Grand Langematik in platinum, which features an “outsize date”, small seconds, and micro rotor (or rather, “three-quarter rotor”).

You have a Langematik and you share no pics with us?! Outrage!

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TheSharperTheBetter

In my real collection, the Islander ISL-98:

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And in the grail collection, the F. P. Journe Black Label Chronometre Souverain:

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Gosh, both very fine choices. That hands on the FPJ are perfect 👌

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OlDirtyBezel

I think the Tudor 1926 is probably my favorite dress watch. If I had my druthers, though, I’d have one of these and a Cartier Tank. 
 

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I really need get my paws on a Tudor at some point just to feel what they are like in hand.

I also don't feel there is any watch quite as sophisticated as a Cartier. 👌

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Depends on the occasion, but usually my 1960s VC is the one for full-on dress-up. It’s the k1002, very thin hand wound movement. 

Otherwise I usually bust out the Bubble if I’m showing off.

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langeholik

I work an office job and am currently working remotely. In the office, I’d wear “smart casual” or business casual attire. I love dress watches, and the following would be my choices:

Nomos Orion 33 White

Cartier Tank Must SolarBeat

JLC Master Ultra Thin Moon 36mm

And, of course: A. Lange & Söhne Saxonia or Saxonia Thin

As for myself, I rock an A. Lange & Söhne Grand Langematik in platinum, which features an “outsize date”, small seconds, and micro rotor (or rather, “three-quarter rotor”).

Thank you for all the links. That JLC 😍

I'm learning to love the subtle beauty of a dress watch. Nothing unnecessary. Nowhere to hide. 

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celinesimon

Nice FC! 

For aspirational dress watches, I wrote an article about them here: https://searchluxxee.com/magazine/favourite-gold-dress-watches

In real life, I have a vintage gold Constellation on a black leather strap and a two-tone Datejust that serve as my dress watches. I would love to add a steel Cartier Tank Americaine with a navy strap to the mix though 😀

Thank you for the link Celine, I shall enjoy having a read ☺️

I think I have seen your datejust on another thread. Just beautiful.

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My SNK pretends to be a dress watch today. Nobody will notice, right?

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WatchYourIntruder

I like moderate sized dress watches (34-38mm). I haven’t scanner the market but to me JLC Reverso, Cartier Tank and vintage Omegas is appealing. Tudor 1926 has popped up on this forum a couple of times and that seems to be a nice watch but I haven’t seen one IRL.

The Reverso is a grail watch of a friend of mine. I think that means I'm forbidden from buying one before he does 😆 it is truly fabulous

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chronotriggered

Depends on the occasion, but usually my 1960s VC is the one for full-on dress-up. It’s the k1002, very thin hand wound movement. 

Otherwise I usually bust out the Bubble if I’m showing off.

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Wow! I would dearly love to see either of those on the metal. 😍