They’re not for everyone, but if you do them right, people will take notice.

Gold watches aren’t just for rappers. These bad boys are in a class of true brilliance, adding a sense of a more mature, wealthier and worldlier version of yourself. Here are our top choices.

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OMEGA SEAMASTER PLANET OCEAN

Omega creates striking watches 
with impeccable movements and build quality. This one is crafted from Segna gold and steel. It’s a watch fit for any CEO (and their budgets). R278 000 omega- watches.com 011 911 1200

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TOMMY HILFIGER DEAN 1791275

There’s just a hint of gold colouring in the face and bezel, but it’s the combination of colours, build quality and refined style that makes this the right watch for the man with ambition. R3 950 bacherco.co.za 011 372 6000

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RAYMOND WEIL MAESTRO


Thanks to Geneva’s most egalitarian luxury watchmaker, you can sport one of the finest automatics on your wrist. Consider it a business partner for your journey up the corporate ladder. R20 500 picotandmoss.co.za 011 669 0500

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LONGINES CON- QUEST CLASSIC

Crafted from 18 karat pink gold cap and steel, this 41mm wide beauty reveals taste and a knowledge of great calibers – a Swiss self- winding mechanical chronograph. R62 000 longines.com 011 911 1200

Sistem51 Irony Standard Plus; 2016 Winter; 1609 Sistem51 Irony

SWATCH SISTEM51 TUX YIS405G


A proper self-winding automatic watch doesn’t have to destroy your life savings. This gold-hued steel time- piece will instantly lift you to VIP status. R3 150 swatch.com 011 911 1200