What Are Some Popular Wrist Watch Brands?

What Are Some Popular Wrist Watch Brands?

What Are Some Popular Wrist Watch Brands?

Popular inexpensive watch brands, which offer wristwatches for less than $100 as of 2014, include Casio, Invicta, Timex, Citizen, Guess, Fossil, Kenneth Cole, Diesel and Vestal. Mid-range watch brands, typically priced around $500, include TX, Victorinox, Morpier and Emporio Armani. Pseudo-luxury watch brands include Baume & Mercier and Raymond Weil.

Basic luxury watch brands, which are typically priced at $1,000 or less for steel watches and $2,000 or less for gold watches, include Epos, Fortis, Movado, Bulova, Rado and Oris. Pseudo-luxury and basic luxury watches are similar in price range, but basic luxury watches are considered a better value because of their durability at a comparable price. Luxury watch brands include Breitling, Cartier, Ebel, Omega, Rolex and TAG Heuer. Prices for standard luxury brands range from $1,000 to $20,000 and vary significantly based on whether the watch is made from steel or gold. High-end luxury brands include A Lange and Sohne, Alain Silberstein, Audemars Piguet, Blancpain, Breguet, Franck Muller, JLC, Parmigiani, Patek Phillipe, Ulysse Nardin, and Vacheron Constantin. Prices for these watches start at $5,000 for the steel watches and have the most price variance, with some of these watches costing millions of dollars. High-end luxury watches are at least partially handcrafted.