Do you really want to give chocolate to the love of your life? Or receive it? Don’t be afraid to show your significant other what you really want for Valentine’s Day. After all, Valentine’s Day is the ultimate opportunity to be romantic. This might be the perfect year to focus on giving the gift of time – stunning red watches that underscore elegance, whimsy and – well – love.
Blancpain offers the St. Valentin watch ($19,300) in steel with automatic movement and white mother-of-pearl dial with a stylized heart engraved and transferred onto it. Dior’s elegant 38mm Christal watch ($10,400) houses an automatic movement and features a stunning red sapphire crystal pyramid bracelet. The Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Night & Day watch ($24,200) is crafted in 18-karat pink gold and features a red patent leather strap. The automatic movement, developed in house, offers a day and night indicator. And – at a truly affordable level for top-quality, this Baume & Mercier Linea watch ($3,090) is crafted in steel with diamond indexes for added allure. It is sold with an interchangeable two-tone red leather strap. (A version of this article by Roberta Naas first appeared in Ocean Drive Magazine.)