Audemars Piguet remain one of the very few existing watch companies to be independently run and family owned. Their designs derive from the Vallee de Joux in Switzerland and take inspiration from the many elements surrounding the region. Gentlemen in search of a bold and daring daily wristwatch for all occasion, will find watches from Audemars Piguet’s collection perfect instruments for completing daily tasks with, as well as looking stylish on the wrist.
These timepieces are perfect for the sport-loving gent, the professional businessman or the avid traveller. The cases of these watches are crafted from materials like stainless steel, platinum and ceramic. Despite the manufacturer’s innovative use of lightweight and comfortable materials, these sensational wristwatches feel and look hefty against the wrist, making them ideal companions for those with busy social lives and on-the-go lifestyles.
As an official UK stockist of men’s Audemar’s Piguet watches here at Owen & Robinson, we are pleased to be able to offer a variety of different designs from this world-leading manufacturer, many of which have become popular favourites across the globe for their striking aesthetics. These bold instruments create huge wrist presence whether combined with a stylish jeans and shirt combo, or whether fitted underneath the cuff of an office suit. With a variety of different dials to choose from and an array of metal link bracelets and authentic leather straps to try on, designs from Audemars Piguet’s gent’s collection is a neverending source of inspiration and style. Choose from two of the most iconic collections invented by Swiss-based manufacturer Audemars Piguet – the Royal Oak and the Royal Oak Offshore. Both designs are influential, non-conformist and present their ergonomic designs in a range of high-grade materials for that luxurious finish against the skin.
Some designs from these two collections feature expertly engineered complications, others promote easy time reading with a simple dial layout and legible markers. Each timepiece is fitted with a sheet of anti reflective and scratch resistant sapphire crystal glass. More often than not, the glass is not only fitted to the front of the watch but secures to the back of the case to provide a window into the heart of Audemars Piguet’s finest haute horology. Men’s Audemars Piguet watchesare defined by their chiselled aesthetics, courtesy of an octagonal shaped bezel and eight hexagonal shaped screws which bolt the bezel down onto the case. The “tapisserie” effect dial and porthole-inspired design of the Royal Oak watch are also instantly recognisable features that are worked into stainless steel, platinum and ceramic designs.
The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 41mm Automatic watch with a silver “tapisserie” dial and a stainless steel bracelet, is a classic favourite that can be worn at work or with smart attire for an evening in the city with friends. The dial is simple, with white gold applied hour batons and a set of central hands with luminescent coating to assist with time keeping during the night. Other designs like the Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph, feature the in-house developed movement through a sapphire-backed case, and a sleek trio of chronograph dials for recording all those personal bests with.