As we near the end of another year, we have handpicked some of the best watch launches of 2022. Watches are getting the recognition it deserves, being an accessory people don with their outfits, elevating their look instantly. Let's look at what watches made the cut for being the top releases this year, featuring watches from each month!
Top Watch Releases Of 2022:
Zenith Defy 21 Chroma
A boutique edition watch, the DEFY 21 Chroma is a gorgeous colourful rendition of Zenith's well-known El Primero 21 1/100th of a second chronograph model. The piece sits in a 44mm matte white ceramic case featuring a rainbow-coloured movement that you can see through the open dial set. The timepiece's theme revolves around the Rainbow, as even the markers are in beautiful gradient tones and their straps feature rainbow stitches. A limited edition of 200 pieces, other features of the watch includes the case being a matte white ceramic with titanium pushers and crown, sapphire crystal and a sapphire exhibition case-back, the accessory being 100m water-resistant.
Price: Approximately ₹ 12,67,000+
Jacob & Co Astronomia Tourbillon Art Static 4 Skulls
The Jacob & Co Astronomia Tourbillon Art Static 4 Skulls is a stunning art piece featuring a 50mm dial containing skulls and bones sculpted from 45 grams of 18k rose gold. The intricate timepiece also features a Double Axis Tourbillon and two iconic features of the Astronomia range– the 1-carat diamond with an exclusive Jacob Cut with 288 facets and the magnesium globe. The magnificent display took over 200 hours over six months, with the four prominent 18k rose gold skulls featuring deep ruby eyes and several more skulls peeking out from below. It's a unique timepiece, serving as a reminder of how human life can be temporary.
Buy it here Price: Approximately ₹ 65,787,787+
H-Moser Endeavour Centre Seconds Concept Lime Green
H-Moser's Endeavour Centre Seconds Concept Lime Green timepiece revisits the traditional enamel art form, giving it its own modern twist. The enamel dial is a mesmerising ombre Lime green featuring a hammered texture. The model comes in a steel case with automatic movement and a double hairspring. It is a gorgeous rendition of the "Grand Feu" enamel, a style where metal fuses with glass, working as the highlight of the timepiece. The HMC 200 movement on the 40mm watch emphasises the basics of time, featuring an automatic winding system converting the movement of your wrist into energy.
Buy it here Price: Approximately ₹ 3,182,065+
Omega The Constellation 28 MM In Colour
The Omega Constellation 28 mm is part of the 5th generation of the classic Constellation, featuring pastel dials, a colour trend gaining popularity. Each timepiece features a vibrant dial colour and matching bezel, their unique personality shining through. The Constellation is well-known for its slender and feminine appearance that comes from the slimmer claws, refined bezels, and exquisite bevelling around the edges. With an observatory case back, each feature of the timepiece contributes to its compact look.
Buy them here Price: Approximately ₹ 2,64,400 onwards
Rado Captain Cook Collection
Under Rado's Captain Cook Collection, there were three variations rolled out— Captain Cook High-Tech Ceramic Diver, the Captain Cook Chronograph and the Captain Cook Over-Pole during the month of May. These timepieces are a rendition of the famous divers watch collection dating back to 1962, with a modern twist! The range reflects the brand's passion for curating the best timepieces, working at the forefront of design, technology, and style. Each of the three variations has exquisite features that fit our modern aesthetics and lifestyle, perfectly highlighting Rado's evergreen pioneer and leadership characteristics.
Buy them here Price: Approximately ₹ 168,400 onwards
Oris Aquis New York Harbor Limited Edition
Oris's Aquis New York Harbor Limited Edition had just 2000 pieces, backing the Billion Oyster Project, an inspiring non-profit aiming to restore a billion oysters to New York Harbour. The 41.50 mm stainless steel watch features a green mother-of-pearl dial, a rubber strap, an additional metal bracket with a security folding clasp, and a tool to change it, with the watch following an automatic winding date movement and having a power reserve of 38 hrs. Even the case back is stainless steel and features a unique engraving, the timepiece having a water resistance of 30 bar.
Buy it here Price: Approximately ₹ 173,243
Furlan Marri Mechaquartz Collection
A timepiece where tradition meets modernity, the Furlan Marri Mechaquartz collection got three watches added to the range, working as a timepiece first invented in Switzerland and Japan during the quartz crisis in the late 80s. Nero Sabbia, Rosso Grigio, and Castagna are the new variations, each chronograph full of stories with a modern twist. The timepieces feature details like engraved pushers, domes and C-curved hands, highly polished indexes, circular and vertical brushed parts, all inspired by the 40s. The double-domed sapphire crystal is anti-scratch and upgraded with five layers of anti-reflective and anti-fingerprints coating with the 38mm case made using highly polished 316L stainless steel.
Buy it here Price: Approximately ₹ 70,895+ onwards
G-Shock HUF 20th Anniversary Edition
The G-Shock HUF 20th Anniversary edition takes inspiration from the sneaker culture, the new model combining various materials like resin, metal band loops, and a cloth band. The watch's dial is green and orange, iconic colours of HUF, with a cloth band featuring the HUF logo stitches on top and a case back with the HUF 20th anniversary logo engraving. The packaging showcases the cityscape of San Fransico with a super illuminator and an afterglow function beside a matte skeleton bezel. The watch is shock-resistant with a 20-bar water resistance, has a hand shift feature, a world time of 48 cities, a countdown timer, and several other aspects.
Buy it here Price: Approximately ₹ 19,159+
Baltic A Collected Man MR01 Blue Roulette Limited Edition Watch
The Baltic A Collected Man MR01 Blue Roulette Limited Edition watch takes inspiration from mid-century dress watches, made using brushed and polished stainless steel with 30-metre water resistance. The roulette dial is a bold blue contemporary one with a unique configuration and scale of numbers, the construction playing with levels and textures. The case comes in a three-part design featuring a blend of brushed and polished components, the watch seemingly utilitarian— the 36mm watch maintaining a power reserve of 42 hours.
Buy it here Price: ₹ 126,600+ onwards
Patek Philippe Nautilus Joaillerie
A watch for the ladies, the Patek Phillipe Nautilus Joaillerie is a rose gold jewellery watch featuring colourful gems. The piece has an octagonal bezel featuring 68 spessartite baguettes in a gradation, going from cognac at 12 and 6 o'clock to champagne at 9 and 3 o'clock. The self-winding mechanical watch has a rose-gilt dial, a "waves" motif, and an ogival-shaped cognac-coloured hour marker. With a rose gold and Sapphire crystal case back, the timepiece is water resistant to 60 m and has a rose gold patented fold-over clasp.
Buy it here Price: On Request
Panerai Lumina Due Luna
The Panerai Lumina Due Luna comes with a mother-of-pearl dial featuring a moon phase in a sleek 38mm case, available in four variations. The moon phase sits at 3 o'clock, featuring a rotating disc and a 24 carats moon, shown against a midnight blue sky with stars. Out of the four variations, two are available in steel cases with a beige Super- LuminovaTM within the numbers, indexes, and hands, and two in alligator leather straps— one pink and another blue. With a three-day power reserve, the watch is water-resistant up to 30 meters and has a quick-release system.
But them here Price: ₹ 826,234+ onwards
Guess Women's Iridescent Watches
The Guess Women's Iridescent range is absolutely gorgeous, featuring playful coloured plating with unique colours to brighten up your wrists. You'll find stainless steel watches, ones with silicone, and genuine leather ones— the iridescent paired with shades like navy, magenta, rose gold, and more. Even the dials of each watch are unique to each other and, in general, making it a conversational starter timepiece. Most of them feature some embellishments, elevating the pieces to another level.
Price: Approximately ₹ 8,233+ onwards