The Complete Father’s Day Watch Gift Guide

Gifts and Accessories

Father’s Day is almost upon us, so now is the ideal time to start thinking of a beautiful gift that your father will treasure forever. Few things are as special as a watch tailored to his personality. To help you choose one that is functional, practical and, of course, very personal, we have gathered a selection of brands that, undoubtedly, can offer a gorgeous gift for this special occasion.

The Adventurer

There are many stunning watches waiting for the father who loves a bit of adventure in their life. Omega watches are the perfect embodiment of this, as the brand created many iconic timepieces since their inception.

From manufacturing the first watch to be worn on the moon to being the first and only official timekeepers of the Olympic Games, Omega has made a mark in the horology world with watches that have passed even the most rigorous of tests, making them perfect for anyone looking for the next journey in their lives.

Capable of taking your father from the oceans to the stars, Omega watches are accurate, durable and reliable pieces that are built for adventure.

Image: Omega Speedmaster Racing Co-Axial Master Chronometer 44.25mm Watch

The Technology Enthusiast

For the tech-savvy dad, TAG Heuer may be the perfect gift. Even the abbreviation of the brand’s name showcases just how important innovation is to them, with TAG referring to Techniques d’Avant Garde.

TAG Heuer’s range of connected watches is ideal for the father who loves the technological appeal of luxury timepieces, as well as premium functionality and exceptional design.

Always at the forefront of innovation and technology, as TAG Heuer is constantly looking to push boundaries and go beyond, the brand effortlessly reflects the contemporary lifestyle that the modern gentleman seeks.

With watches that are highly versatile, functional and aesthetically stunning, TAG ranges from ‘rugged’ pieces to elegant ones that will suit your father’s passion for superb technology and craftsmanship.

Image: TAG Heuer Connected 41mm Watch

The Classic Dad

IWC watches are fantastic choices for the father who loves classic and timeless design. Crafted with the most meticulous attention to detail and with precision engineering that sets the bar incredibly high, IWC truly stand out in the horology world.

Superior quality and a rich tradition are part of IWC’s values, with their motto Probus Scafusia impeccably exemplifying their quest for extraordinary craftsmanship and elegant aesthetics.

Offering a comprehensive selection of timepieces that combine genuine functionality with superb precision, such as their perpetual calendar that only needs a one-day adjustment every 577.5 years, IWC watches will last a lifetime and more.

Image: IWC Pilot’s Chronograph Watch

The Vintage Enthusiast

For the father who is passionate about history and heritage, Bremont watches are a fantastic choice. Bremont have been founded in British engineering and aviation, with every piece owning incredible precision, reliability and durability, as well as crafted to celebrate pioneering icons.

Bremont timepieces possess design elements that pay tribute to vintage warplanes and are inspired by historic aircraft and mechanical movements. This makes them quintessential for men who wish to have a piece of history with their very own ‘time machine’ on their wrist.

Image: Bremont Supermarine S301 Vintage Strap Watch

Breitling watches also have a rich aviation heritage, and the brand’s dedication to reliable high-performance have made it a leader in chronograph complications – after all, they manufacture their own unique Swiss mechanical chronograph movement, which is renowned for its precision around the world.

With sleek and stunning designs that combine technical skill and expertise with vintage appeal, Breitling have guaranteed their place in global luxury horology as an expert of technical watches.

Both brands are perfect for fathers who seek watchmaking with a DNA rich in history and at the vanguard of complicated, yet practical, pieces.

Image: Breitling Navitimer 8 B01 Black Dial and Black Strap Watch

The Sports Mad Dad

The sporty father will love a sporty watch. Hublot is intrinsically linked to sports, such as cricket and football, as exemplified by their connection to the International Cricket Council and their amazing partnership with FIFA.

Innovation is the ‘order of the day’ with Hublot, with the luxury Swiss brand believing in the perfect fusion of style and wearability, and partnering up with ‘innovators, pioneers and game changers in the world of sport’.

The embodiment of great technical capability and centuries-old tradition, Hublot watches have set a benchmark in watchmaking with their forward-thinking values, which led them to develop the first natural rubber strap in the history of horology – and to become giants and leaders in the industry.

Hublot is the ultimate brand, as well as the perfect gift, for your sports-aficionado dad.

Image: Hublot Big Bang Referee 2018 FIFA World Cup RussiaTM Smartwatch

The Fashionable Father

For the modern gentleman who loves to complement his fashionable outfit with a stylish timepiece on his wrist, choosing the watch that accentuates his unique sense of fashion is important.

Cartier have long since catered to the fashionable man with iconic timepieces that stand out for their distinguished aesthetics. Crafted with high-end materials and a timeless appeal that offers an art deco elegance, Cartier watches have become a symbol of style and luxury.

Classy and radiating glamour, Cartier watches are tasteful and masculine, perfect to gift the fashion-conscious father who seeks a refined timepiece to complement his sophisticated wardrobe.

Image: Cartier Cle de Cartier 40mm Watch

The beauty of the luxury watch world is that there is a timepiece for every man. At Banks Lyon, we have a vast selection of watches that make wonderful gifts this Father’s Day, so don’t hesitate to contact us to learn more about them.

You can also visit us in Lancaster (01524 38 10 20) or Kendal (01539 73 03 00) to see our stunning timepieces for yourself or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to stay on top of our newest arrivals.