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September 26th, 2022

Why a Longines Watch Makes the Perfect Gift

Choosing the perfect gift for your loved ones is often a difficult task. What do you buy for the person who has everything? How do you show someone how much you care with just one present? Here at Banks Lyon, we believe that you can’t choose a better gift than a timepiece. The luxury feel, the rich history of the manufacturer, and the incredible range of functions to select from; all to suit the recipient’s lifestyle.

So, we’re here to explain why a Longines watch, in particular, makes the perfect gift. We’re putting a spotlight on some of the most outstanding timepieces from their collections and exploring which watch would make the best gift for a range of different people in your life. But first, let’s learn more about the fascinating brand so you can pass on the facts to your recipient.

A Brief History of Longines

Longines is considered one of the oldest registered watchmakers, making it a fantastic choice for those who appreciate timepiece manufacturing history. The company was founded by Auguste Agassiz in 1832 and has deep roots in aviation history, reflected in all its designs, even its newest collections.

Longines Watch close up of engraving

Their timepieces have a sporty flare to their style, but all encapsulate the opulence and elegance you would expect from a luxury watch brand. Longines is renowned as a brand for all different types of people due to its vast range of styles reflected in each watch collection, making it a perfect choice for anyone you’re struggling to find a gift for.

Why Does a Longines Watch Make a Perfect Gift?

As official stockists for Longines, we understand why the brand is a popular choice amongst those looking for the perfect gift; let’s take a look.

  • Practical gifts are always appreciated. Some of the best gifts are upgraded versions of items people already have and use daily. For example, a watch will be used throughout the day and serves the purpose of timekeeping, as well as acting as a stunning accessory.
  • Longines is an excellent brand for all types of people. As mentioned, Longines watches are available in an extensive array of styles with various functions to consider. So, you’re sure to find a timepiece suitable for everyone, from your mum to your grandad.
  • Give the gift of luxury. Nothing shows someone you care more than a piece of luxury. Wow your partner, friend, or family member and gift them a luxurious accessory they can wear with pride for years to come.

Longines Elegant Automatic

Stunning ladies Longines Elegant AutomaticThis ladies’ Longines watch would suit anyone looking for a glamorous gift for their loved one. So whether you’re purchasing for a family member or your partner, put a smile on her face with this sleek, modern timepiece. With a bright white dial complemented by the beige leather strap and elegant roman numerals, this is a true representation of the beauty that a Longines watch can provide.

The Longines Elegant Automatic 34.55mm Watch pictured here is available here at Banks Lyon for £1,6200 or just £13.50 per month on 0% finance.




Longines PrimaLuna Quartz

Longines PrimaLuna QuartzThis timepiece has been taken from Longines’ uniquely feminine collection, PrimaLuna. Inspired by the moon, a feminine symbol of the rhythm of time, this stunning watch would make the ideal gift for those looking for a timepiece with a deeper meaning. Embodying femininity and class, this watch has diamond-adorned dials which sparkle beautifully in all lighting, providing your recipient with a beautiful accessory they’ll be proud to wear.

The Longines PrimaLuna 300mm Quartz Watch pictured here is available at Banks Lyon for £1,230 or just £12.91 per month on 0% finance.



Longines Conquest Classic

Longines Conquest ClassicDescribed as bold yet refined, this Longines watch is ideal for those with a passion for sports. Its sleek design is a tribute to the performance, elegance, and tradition of sport, with elements of modern craftsmanship that give it a contemporary flair. Inspiration was drawn from the excitement of sporting events and provides the wearer with the perfect timepiece to wear to such occasions, going from day to night events seamlessly.

The Longines Conquest Classic 34mm Quartz Watch pictured here is available at Banks Lyon for £960 or just £8 per month on 0% finance.




Longines Spirit Automatic

The Longines Spirit Automatic is a tribute to the brand’s rich aviation history. Timepieces in this collection are inspired by Longines’ pioneering spirit, withLongines Spirit Automatic references to the glory days of aviation encapsulated in their designs.

This Longines Spirit Automatic 42mm Watch is available at Banks Lyon for £2,650 or just £22.08 per month on 0% finance.




Longines Legend Diver

Longines Legend Diver The Legend Diver range from Longines famously retains the spirit and heritage of a 1960s diver watch, with their stunning original design features. The updated models have the innovative functionality of modern watchmaking, and up-to-date technical features that divers and watch enthusiasts alike will benefit from.

This Longines Legend Diver Automatic 42mm watch is available from Banks Lyon for £2,060 for just £17.16 per month on 0% finance.



Longines Spirit Time Zulu Automatic

The Longines Spirit Time Zulu Automatic collection was initially introduced in 2020 but drew inspiration from the company’s rich aviation history. The watch cases inLongines Spirit Time Zulu Automatic this range are larger than other timepieces, which provide pilots with a clear view of the time without taking too much of their attention off flying the plane.

This stainless steel model is a modern take on the classic pilot’s watch and embodies everything the collection stands for, including the large dial and classic engraved winged hourglass symbol.

The Longines Spirit Time Zulu Automatic 42mm pictured here is available from Banks Lyon for £2,610 or just £21.75.

If you’re interested in purchasing one of our Longines watches on finance for the perfect gift, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team, and we will be more than happy to talk you through our luxury watches on finance to help you find the best one for your recipient.

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