Watches make for timeless gifts. And if you’re still looking for that perfect Valentine’s Day present for your loved one, GMT India has got you covered. Here’s a curated guide that can come in handy.
Our Curated List of Timepieces as Valentine’s Day 2024 Gifts for Him and Her
For her: Breguet Reine de Naples 8925 Valentine’s Day Edition
Breguet’s latest interpretation of its classic timepiece, Reine de Naples 8925, celebrates love with subtle red accents, delicately scattered across its pristine white mother-of-pearl dial. The bezel is adorned with diamonds and the flange is set with 66 hand-set rubies, while the crown boasts a cabochon-cut ruby. Marking the hours are discrete red hearts placed on an offset chapter ring. The 18 ct white gold timepiece is presented on a red alligator leather strap.
For him: Breguet Marine Tourbillon 5577
The Breguet Marine Tourbillon 5577 boasts a deep navy blue dial for the platinum model. The tourbillon cage at 5 o'clock, rotating in 60 seconds, steals the show. This mechanism is highlighted by the off-centred chapter ring. The watch is powered by self-winding Calibre 581, an ultra-thin movement, offering up to 80 hours of power reserve. This timepiece is perfect for watch lovers who prefer a sophisticated look.
For her: Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso One Duetto Jewellery
The Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso One Duetto Jewellery raises the bar with a diamond-set bracelet. This is the first model where the case, the bracelet attachment, and the bracelet links of a Reverso One have been fully gem-set. A total of 719 diamonds adorn this high jewellery piece, including 384 for the bracelet alone. On the front is a silvered sunray dial that shines with its guilloché decoration. The reverse dial presents a dramatic contrast in glossy black lacquer. The watch runs on hand-wound Jaeger-LeCoultre Calibre 844, which promises 50 hours of power reserve.
For him: Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Moon
Ultra slim and sophisticated, the Master Ultra Thin Moon promises all the elements of a quintessential dress watch, along with a touch of contemporary elegance. The sunray finish contrasts the gradient midnight blue dial. The indications match the shine of the pink gold case. The moon-phase display boasts textured finishes that complement the sunray dial. The 39 mm case houses the Maison’s new-generation Calibre 925, produced entirely in-house. The midnight blue alligator strap is an exact match for the blue of the dial.
For her: Montblanc Bohème Day & Night 30 mm Watch
A timepiece that blends elegance with functionality, the Montblanc Bohème Day & Night 30 mm watch features mother-of-pearl clouds along with a day-and-night disc that indicates the time of the day using different gradients of blue sky and rays of light. The watch also gets rose gold-coated floral and diamond indexes, a sapphire caseback, and interchangeable leather straps.
For him: Montblanc 1858 Iced Sea Automatic Grey Watch
For those who seek new adventures, the Montblanc 1858 Iced Sea Automatic Grey can be a perfect gift. The watch features a grey glacier pattern dial, inspired by the majestic Mer de Glace. It is crafted with a special technique called gratté-boisé to evoke the depths of the glacier. The brand’s debut diving watch, the timepiece conforms to the ISO 6425 norm for diving and comes with a water resistance of up to 300 metres. The 41 mm watch features a unidirectional bi-colour ceramic bezel, an engraved caseback, and an interchangeable stainless steel bracelet.
For her: Panerai Luminor Due Luna PAM01180
One of the most romantic complications, the moon phase is the centrepiece of the Panerai Luminor Due Luna. The versatile piece is available in four iterations, each with a 38 mm steel case. A soothing white sun-brushed dial graces the timepiece, accentuated by the signature Panerai sandwich structure and beige Super-LumiNova within its numerals, indexes, and hands. The complication, situated at 3 o’clock, exhibits a rotating disc with a 24 ct moon against a starry midnight blue sky. Boasting a sporty feminine look, the watch is presented on a polished pink alligator strap.
For him: Panerai Luminor Quaranta BiTempo
Fusing timeless heritage with modern innovation, Panerai’s new Luminor Quaranta BiTempo features a dual time complication. The 40 mm steel case houses the automatic P.900/GMT calibre with a three-day power reserve, showcased through the sapphire crystal open caseback. Additionally, the GMT function enables wearers to simultaneously track local time and a second time zone, an indispensable feature for today’s cosmopolitan travellers.
For her: IWC Portofino Automatic Day & Night
Understated elegance is at the heart of this IWC Portofino Automatic Day & Night timepiece. Sparkling with 66 diamonds that surround a hypnotising blue dial, the timepiece is crafted in stainless steel. The watch makes for an impeccable gift for horology and jewellery lovers alike.
For him: IWC Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Boutique Edition
The special boutique edition of IWC’s Portugieser Perpetual Calendarfeatures a case made of 18 ct Armor Gold and displays the date, day, month, and year in four digits, ensuring a perpetual dance of timekeeping perfection. The watch also boasts a perpetual moon phase and a see-through sapphire glass back. The watch sits on a blue alligator leather strap, created by Santoni. It runs on the IWC-manufactured 52610 calibre that features a rotor in 18 ct 5N gold. The Pellaton automatic winding system promises an impressive seven-day power reserve when fully wound.
For him: Frederique Constant Highlife Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar Manufacture
The Frederique Constant Highlife Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar Manufacture is available in either 18-carat rose gold or steel. The 41 mm case comes with an integrated strap, in keeping with the Highlife collection aesthetics. The complications are organised in four segments: the day and date are presented horizontally for easy viewing, while month and leap year indications are combined at the 12 o'clock counter. The tourbillon at 6 o'clock adds an elegant look, counting seconds with a central hand.