Trendy gold timepieces are adding a dash of panache to men’s holiday best this season.
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This Breitling Transocean chronograph ($20,390) is crafted in 18k red gold with a silver dial and a brown crocodile strap. A COSC-certified chronometer powered by the high-performance Caliber 01, made in-house by Breitling, the watch is reminiscent of the brand’s Transocean chronographs of the 1950s and ’60s, but in a slender, more contemporary style. London Jewelers, Americana Manhasset, 2060 Northern Blvd., 516-627-7475
From Montblanc, this Heritage Chronométrie Quantième Annuel watch ($11,400) is fashioned from 18k red gold and features a silvery white dial; three subdials displaying the month, day, and date; and a moonphase indicator. Requiring manual adjustment just once a year, the watch has an automatic movement with 42 hours of power reserve. London Jewelers, 2 Main St., East Hampton, 516-329-3939
From Tiffany & Co., this 42mm Tiffany CT60 chronograph ($15,000) is crafted in 18k rose gold and features a vintage-inspired dial with hour and minute totalizers and a date indicator at six o’clock. Americana Manhasset, 2060 Northern Blvd., 516-869-0800
Gloves ($1,000), bow tie ($420), and wallet ($1,950), Hermès. Americana Manhasset, 2060 Northern Blvd., 516-869-6660. Scarf, John Varvatos ($398). 54 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, 324-4440. Ticket holder, Brioni ($1,225). Cuff links, Perry Ellis ($40). Macy’s, Roosevelt Field Mall, 630 Old Country Road, Garden City, 516-746-8200. Cummerbund set, Hugo Boss ($165). Americana Manhasset, 516- 869-8501
Donning one’s best for the holidays is a cherished tradition, and for the elegant men of the East End, that means eveningwear with éclat. Each of these gold watches is the perfect accessory for a man of style who is dressing to impress, whether he’s heading to a performance at the Parrish, dinner at The Palm, or just a party with friends.
photography by jeff crawford