Banks Lyon Pick the Best Watches on a Budget


At Banks Lyon, we offer a wide range of watches for every budget. The world-class brands we stock are renowned for their precision, innovation and excellent craftsmanship, and that is true of all watches, including our most affordable pieces.

These timepieces are ideal for anyone looking to get onto the luxury watches ladder, as they are just as sophisticated and high-performance, and come with specifications that make them sought-after by watch enthusiasts across the globe.


Tissot watches are affordable but also stylish and come with the Swiss-made precision that you’re looking for. The watchmaker has a passion for tradition but, in their beautiful collections, they also innovate and ensure that their pieces cater to a variety of tastes and lifestyles, as Tissot watches are full of character.

They’re the perfect everyday accessory and are also great choices as day-to-evening pieces. We stock several Tissot collections at Banks Lyon, including the Everytime range. This line is characterised by different sizes and shapes that are undeniably stylish, and each model can be dressed up or down as you see fit.

The Tissot Everytime Ladies Watch

A great example of why Tissot is a fantastic choice for people on a budget who still want a luxury watch is the Everytime Ladies model. This watch is simply classic and fashionable, adding a touch of elegance to any wearer’s wardrobe. Tissot understand how to make sleek watches that are still timeless in appearance, and which offer the performance and craftsmanship that people look for in a luxury piece.

This stunning model has a 30mm polished stainless-steel case which is fastened with a stainless-steel bracelet. The silver dial complements the polished bezel beautifully and the iconic Tissot branding at 12 o’clock is a striking finishing touch.

This reliable watch is powered by a quartz movement protected with sapphire crystal and is also water-resistant up to 30 metres. Weighing only 58g, this piece is comfortable to wear no matter the occasion or where you are.

You can purchase the Tissot Everytime Ladies watch for £210 at Banks Lyon.


A new addition to the Banks Lyon selection of luxury watches, Hamilton is, nonetheless, an iconic and popular brand renowned for its presence in the aviation and cinema worlds. Blending American spirit with Swiss precision, Hamilton watches are precise, innovative and pioneers of digital technology.

Despite being high-performance and offering powerful movements, they remain very much in budget for those looking to get onto the luxury watch ladder. The Hamilton Jazzmaster watches are a great choice if this is your goal, as they provide the wearer with innovation, contemporary aesthetics and unmatched elegance that will never go out of style.

Hamilton Jazzmaster Gent Quartz Watch

This Jazzmaster piece is a modern take on more traditional watches. The blue dial provides a gorgeous contrast with the stainless-steel bracelet, and the 40mm stainless-steel case houses a reliable quartz battery. The sapphire crystal ensures resistance to scratches and protects the movement, so that you can appreciate your Hamilton Jazzmaster for years to come.

Water-resistant up to 50 metres, you can also rest assured that this piece is a faithful companion to your everyday life. Suitable for the distinguished gentleman, the watch has been designed to complement any contemporary wardrobe. From office to evening party, the model is understated, yet bold, offering unrivaled elegance.

The Hamilton Jazzmaster Gent Quartz watch can be yours for £550 or from £9.17 per month at 0% finance.


Another watch brand that will provide you with excellent craftsmanship and precision is Longines. Longines watches have a long and rich watchmaking tradition, and their timepieces are the perfect blend of elegance and performance – this is perfect for anyone seeking a luxury watch on a budget, as Longines manufactures models that are precise, sophisticated and suitable for an active lifestyle.

With so many great collections, it can be challenging to select the right watch for you, but the Conquest line may be a fantastic starting point. Not only are the watches reliable, durable and high-performance, but they also provide classic aesthetics that will easily complete any outfit.

Longines Conquest Classic 34mm Watch

One of the many great things about this watch is that it’s suitable for both ladies and gents. The stainless-steel bracelet offers comfort and durability, and the 34mm stainless-steel case encases a quartz battery that ensures a high degree of precision.

Longines is known for their connection to the sports universe, and this piece perfectly encapsulates that with a classic, elegant aesthetic that feels right at home amid the excitement of competitions. The model remains true to the brand’s values of sophistication and tradition but is still a contemporary piece that you can wear for any occasion.

The watch is water resistant up to 50 metres and is protected by scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, making it the perfect companion for outdoor activities as well.

The beautiful Longines Conquest Classic 34mm watch is available at Banks Lyon for £690 or from £11.5 per month at 0% finance.


Rado are known for crafting the first scratch-proof watch using a combination of high-end materials like diamonds and saphire crystal. Recognised for their innovation, Rado have made use of ceramics in their watches for over thirty years, which has allowed the brand to distinguish itself among other luxury watchmakers.

Sleek and beloved by many aficionados, Rado watches tend to be understated and minimalist in style, but this doesn’t take away from their performance, precision or innovation. On the contrary, the brand has created a vast array of pieces that range from dress watches to retro models, as well as skeleton watches and chronographs.

The Rado HyperChrome collection is the perfect choice for anyone seeking a sporty-chic aesthetic that is both vintage-inspired and modern.

Rado HyperChrome 44.9mm Watch

If you’re looking to start your luxury watch collection, this Rado watch is a stunning way to start. The classic style allows it to be worn both as an everyday piece and for special occasions, so this is a versatile piece that you can take with you everywhere you go.

The combination of the black dial with the stainless-steel bracelet and 45mm case creates a wonderful look that is enhanced by the luminescent hand and hour markers. The fully functioning date window in the 3 o’clock position is a useful complication, and the model is also water-resistant up to 100 metres.

Adding to this a powerful quartz battery movement and sapphire crystal protection, and you have a model that will perform optimally no matter whether you’re indoors or outdoors.

This striking Rado HyperChrome 44.9mm watch can be bought for £980 or from £16.33 per month at 0% finance.

TAG Heuer

One of the most recognisable luxury watch brands in the world, TAG Heuer are synonymous with avant-garde design, striking precision and top-notch innovation. All TAG Heuer watches embody the brand’s motto of ‘Don’t Crack Under Pressure’, as they’re crafted to withstand high-performance environments.

Suitable for the racetrack and for everyday wear, the TAG Heuer Formula 1 watches are fantastic for anyone looking for a luxury watch they can rely on – and which allows them to enjoy an adventurous lifestyle. Precise, stylish and durable, the models in this collection are inspired by the extreme performance of Formula 1 teams and are a favourite of many champion drivers.

TAG Heuer Formula 1 Quartz Chronograph Watch

A piece designed for the wearer who wants a watch capable of keeping up with his active lifestyle. This TAG Heuer model has a 43mm titanium carbide case which houses a quartz movement, as well as a rubber bracelet that feels comfortable on the wrist. Precision meets style in this chronograph, especially due to its modern black dial with polished accents, date aperture and chronograph counters.

The blue tachymetre bezel of this watch is an easy way to measure distance and speed, further showcasing how precise the model is. The watch is also water-resistant up to 200 metres. Its sporting allure, together with its elegance and performance, makes it a unique watch that can be enjoyed by watch and sports enthusiasts alike.

The pushbuttons at 2 and 4 o’clock are black PVD-treated, just like the steel screw-down crown at 3 o’clock. The ‘Easy Grip’ finish on the buttons means they are easy to use, even if you’re wearing gloves. You can rest assured that this model has been built to last and will provide you with the high levels of precision you require.

The TAG Heuer Formula 1 Quartz Chronograph watch is available for £1,095 or from £18.25 per month at 0% finance.

We stock many different watches here at Banks Lyon that are perfect for all budgets. Our brands can easily provide you with your first luxury experience, so don’t hesitate to contact us if you’re interested in one of our vast collections. We’re available to talk on WhatsApp as well, so you can also get in touch on 07395 875 175.