Men’s trendy sports watches 2011

GUCCI | February 18, 2011

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Watches for men are almost the same as bags for women: they show the status and style at the same time. Qualitative designer watches can serve for decades and do not look outdated. However, here we are going to make a quick review of main fashion trends in men’s watches industry for the 2011 year.
New and the most reasonable trends of men watches were presented at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) 2011 exhibition in Geneva. The critics tell us that the black PVD and DLC watches have still the strong positions in for the following years. Also, the diameter of watchcases still growths in 2011.
A good example comprising these ongoing trends is Montblanc with its Time Walker TwinFly Chronograph.

Below you will see a short review of main stars of the exhibition that tend to be 2011 best sellers among luxury brands.

Panerai
Panerai is one of the most popular manufacturers of large watches.
For 2011 Panerai introduces a new Luminor Marina model, the PAM00386. This watch is a great feedback to the huge demand for vintage style raised recently. Dark brown dial, vintage-looking leather strap, making them look “old” are combined with 44mm diameter composite case and its in-house caliber P.9000 movement with a three-day power reserve what makes them extremely trendy and at the same time useful.

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Breitling
The Navitimer which is manufactured since 1952, is one of the most favored models among watch admirers. The Navi, stands for navigation and refers to the slide rule bezel that can be used by pilots to make some calculations. This year Breitling decided to accomplish their iconic watch with an in-house movement.
The Breitling Navitimer Caliber 01 is a column wheel chronograph with a 70-hour power reserve. The tri-compax layout (subdials on 9, 3 and 6 o’clock) calls back to the original design of 1952.

Linde Werdelin

This Danish brand was introduced on the market of sports watch in 2006. Though it still a young brand it is renown for its highest quality and unique designs. Their watches possess a high usability along with a uniquely shaped design. In 2011 they presented their Spido Speed which are irreplaceable for men having such hobbies as climbing, extreme driving and other sports.

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