Father's Day 2021: The best timepieces to add to your dad's collection
Aside from Pride Month, June—the third Sunday of June, in particular—is also a celebration that honours fathers and fatherhood. With everything that has happened the past year, the dads in your life deserve something special. Our lifestyle gift guide has plenty of ideas for you, but if you’re looking for something more, here’s a suggestion: watches that will last a lifetime.
Our roundup includes an array of newly released and well-loved timepieces that will make a valuable addition to your dad’s collection. Read on for the full list:
Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Red Radar Ceramic
10 years after the launch of the BR 03-92 Red Radar, Bell & Ross is back with the BR 03-92 Red Radar Ceramic that’s been given a modern and innovative update. Housed in a 42mm case (instead of the 46mm from before), the timepiece features a dial that’s composed of two concentric discs, complete with hands that mimic the sweep of a radar scan. The design is limited to 999 pieces worldwide.
Breitling Super Chronomat
Inspired by its Frecce Tricolori watch the brand made for the Italian Air Force’s aerobatic team over 35 years ago, the new Breitling Super Chronomat comes in a 44mm size and is available in five different designs. The one with the Universal Time Coordinated module bracelet allows wearers to track a second time zone. How cool does it look?
Omega Seamaster 300
The Omega Seamaster will always be fail-proof, and the Seamaster 300, in particular, is perfect for dads who are into vintage designs. This model pays homage to the ‘50s origins with details including the lollipop hand and open Arabic numerals. The watch is powered by its in-house Co-Axial Master Chronometer Calibre 8912 movement.
Piaget Polo Chronograph Limited Edition
The Piaget Polo has been one of the brand’s most popular timepieces since its introduction in 1979. Fast forward to now, for the first time ever, the brand has added a limited-edition Piaget Polo Chronograph—featuring a rubber strap—to the mix.
Hublot Big Bang E EUFA Euro 2020
If your dad’s obsessed with football, Hublot’s Big Bang E EUFA Euro 2020 cannot be anymore perfect for him. Essentially a virtual stadium on one’s wrist, the watch’s bezel sports the colours of all 12 nations that officially planned to host, and it runs on WearOs which will keep fans updated with the championship, from the match timings to goals, penalties, and more.
Ulysse Nardin Diver Lemon Shark
In conjunction with World’s Ocean Day, Ulysses Nardin has released a shark-themed Diver watch that’s dedicated to its mascot and its shark conservation efforts. A contemporary and functional design, the 42mm timepiece features a black dial that’s accented with striking yellow-hued details that pays homage to the lemon shark. The watch is powered but he Caliber UN-816 movement
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