10 Best Luxury Watches for Couples in 2024

Watches for couples have become a symbol of affection and partnership, representing the shared time and life journey of two individuals. They’re often purchased to mark special occasions such as anniversaries, weddings, or even as Valentine’s Day gifts, with the intent to celebrate the bond between partners.

Selecting the perfect pair is more than just a matter of fashion; it’s about finding pieces that resonate with you and your partner’s tastes and the nature of your relationship.

This guide covers the key factors to consider when choosing them, and top picks for different personalities.

Key Factors to Consider When Choosing Couple Watches

Here are some of the main factors to consider when picking your couple watches:

  • Style: As partners, you should decide if you prefer matching timepieces that are an identical couple watch set or if complementary designs that share certain aesthetic elements are more to your taste. The chosen style should reflect a harmonious blend of both your preferences.
  • Brands: There are many that offer special collections for couples seeking joint timepieces. Brands like Franck Muller, Omega, TAG Heuer, and the ones listed below are renowned for their extensive range of couple watches that cater to different tastes and budgets. It’s wise to research and choose a brand with a reputation for quality and after-sales service.
  • Features: Don’t overlook essential attributes such as water resistance and durability. They ensure that the watches can withstand everyday activities and last for years to come.
  • Budget: Set a realistic figure before starting the search when it comes to your budget. Timepieces vary greatly in price—some options are very affordable, while others can be quite expensive. 

Top Picks: The Best Watches for Couples in 2024

Here are some of our favorite luxury choices for different types of couples, categorized into five personalities: Playful and carefree, versatile, stylish yet laid-back, sporty yet elegant, and sophisticated.

1. Playful and Carefree

For Him: Rolex Day-Date 36 – Yellow Gold, Emoji Puzzle Dial ref. 128238-0106

Rolex Day-Date ref. 128238-0106
  • Retail Price: S$53,824
  • Private Market Price: S$65,975
  • Pre-Owned Price: S$73,758

The Rolex Day-Date with the Emoji Puzzle Dial is a fresh interpretation of the classic Day-Date model. This couple watch stands out with its vibrant and whimsical dial that features an array of colorful emojis in a puzzle-piece layout, reflective of Rolex’s innovative approach to watch design.

For Her: Rolex Oyster Perpetual 36 – Oystersteel, Turquoise Blue Dial ref. 126000-0009

Rolex Oyster Perpetual ref. 126000-0009
  • Retail Price: S$8,208
  • Private Market Price: S$18,948
  • Pre-Owned Price: S$19,550

This piece is a luxury watch from the brand’s Oyster Perpetual collection. It effortlessly brings out the playful and fun theme, drawing inspiration from the celebration of love with its eye-catching dial with a celebration motif. Wear it with a smile wherever you go and you’re sure to spread the joy.

Here’s a table highlighting their specifications and why you should invest:

Quality

Rolex Day-Date 36

Rolex Oyster Perpetual 36

Features

Fluted bezel, an emoji puzzle dial, an aperture with inspirational message at 12 o’clock, a date window with friendly emojis at 3 o’clock, and a President bracelet

Smooth bezel, dial with a celebration motif, an Oyster bracelet, sapphire crystal over the dial, double index hour markers at 3,6 and 9 o’clock

Production Year

2019

2023

Case Size

36mm

36mm

Materials

Yellow gold, sapphire crystal

Oystersteel, sapphire crystal

Dial

Emoji puzzle, with yellow gold-tone hands and colorful index hour markers

Turquoise, with luminous hands and index hour markers

Bracelet

President, with a Concealed Folding Crownclasp

Oyster, with an Easylink 5mm comfort extension link 

Bezel

Fixed, fluted, yellow gold

Fixed, smooth, polished, Oystersteel

Function

Day, Date, Hours, Minutes, Seconds

Hours, Minutes, Seconds

Mechanism

Automatic Caliber 3255 movement with 31 jewels, a 70-hour power reserve, and a 28,800vph frequency

Automatic Caliber 3230 movement with 31 jewels, a 70-hour power reserve, and a 28,800vph frequency

Why Invest

Its price increased by 25 percent between 2021 and 2023.

According to WatchBase, its price increased from S$8,887 on March 30, 2023, to S$9,178 on January 4, 2024.


2. Versatile

For Him: Piaget Polo Date – Stainless Steel, Blue Dial ref. G0A47017

Piaget Polo ref. G0A47017
  • Retail Price: S$14,797
  • Private Market Price: S$16,110
  • Pre-Owned Price: S$18,900

The Piaget Polo Date watch is an embodiment of sophistication, crafted with precision by the esteemed Swiss watchmaker Piaget. It draws inspiration from the brand’s rich heritage, catering to both fashion and functionality.

For Her: Piaget Polo Date – Stainless Steel, Slate Blue Dial ref. G0A47027

Piaget Polo Date ref. G0A47027
  • Retail Price: S$26,632
  • Private Market Price: S$27,436
  • Pre-Owned Price: S$27,980

This Piaget Polo model is a contemporary take on the classic sports watch with a feminine twist. Its design harmoniously blends robustness with timeless elegance, making it an ideal choice for couples seeking a shared aesthetic.

The table below highlights their specifications and why you should invest:

Quality

Piaget Polo Date G0A47017

Piaget Polo Date G0A47027

Features

Cushion-shaped case, dial with a guilloché décor pattern, a date window at 6 o’clock, skeletonized hands, and a sapphire caseback

Cushion-shaped case, bezel with 60 brilliant-cut diamonds, diamond-coated hour markers (36 in total), dial with a guilloché décor pattern, and a sapphire caseback

Production Year

2023

2023

Case Size

36mm

36mm

Materials

Stainless Steel, sapphire crystal, calf leather strap

Stainless Steel, Diamonds, Sapphire crystal

Dial

Blue, with with a guilloché décor pattern, silver-tone skeletonized hands, and index hour markers

Slate blue, with a guilloché décor pattern, silver-tone skeletonized hands and diamond-coated index hour markers

Bracelet

Blue calf strap with a folding buckle

Stainless steel bracelet

Bezel

Fixed, smooth, round, stainless steel

Fixed, smooth, round, stainless steel

Function

Date, Hours, Minutes, Seconds

Date, Hours, Minutes, Seconds

Mechanism

Automatic Caliber 500P1 movement with 24 jewels, a 40-hour power reserve, and a 28,800vph frequency

Automatic Caliber 500P1 movement with 24 jewels, a 40-hour power reserve, and a 28,800vph frequency

Why Invest

Its price has increased by at least 10% since its production.

Its price has increased by 15 percent between 2023 and March 10, 2024


3. Stylish Yet Laid-Back

For Him: Patek Philippe Nautilus – Stainless Steel, Blue Dial ref. 5711/1A-001

Patek Philippe ref. 5711_1A-001
  • Retail Price: S$125,968
  • Private Market Price: S$117,461
  • Pre-Owned Price: SS$135,437

The Patek Philippe Nautilus is a discontinued luxury watch. It pairs an elegant and iconic design with remarkably sturdy functionality, making it an exquisite choice for fashion-conscious gentlemen with an everyday lifestyle.

For Her: Patek Philippe Nautilus – Stainless Steel, Blue Opaline Dial ref. 7118/1200A

Patek Philippe Ladies Nautilus - Stainless Steel with Diamond Set & Blue Opaline Dial Ref. 7118_1200A-001
  • Retail Price: S$55,152
  • Private Market Price: S$86,898
  • Pre-Owned Price: S$88,986

This Patek Philippe Nautilus is an equally beautiful watch that’s up for some light adventures. However, it adds some feminine charm with diamond details and gentle curves, boasting its position as a symbol of unmatched craftsmanship and timeless design.

Here’s a table highlighting their specifications and why you should invest:

Quality

Patek Philippe Nautilus 5711/1A-001

Patek Philippe Nautilus 7118/1200A

Features

Porthole-shaped case with flanks, a horizontally-embossed dial, a date window at 3 o’clock, a gently curved bezel, and an integrated bracelet

Porthole-shaped case with flanks, a gently curved bezel with 56 brilliant-cut diamonds, Arabic numerals at 12 o’clock, a date window at 6 o’clock, and a sapphire caseback

Production Year

2006-2013

2023

Case Size

40mm

35.2mm

Materials

Stainless Steel, sapphire crystal

Stainless Steel, Diamonds, Sapphire crystal

Dial

Blue, with a horizontally-embossed pattern and luminous silver-tone hands, and index hour markers

Slate blue, with a horizontally-embossed pattern and luminous gold hands and applied Arabic/index hour markers

Bracelet

Stainless Steel with a foldover clasp

Stainless steel with a Nautilus foldover clasp

Bezel

Fixed, smooth, gently curved, stainless steel

Fixed, smooth, gently curved, stainless steel, set with 56 brilliant-cut diamonds

Function

Date, Hours, Minutes, Seconds

Date, Hours, Minutes, Seconds

Mechanism

Automatic Caliber 324 S C movement with 29 jewels, a 45-hour power reserve, and a 28,800vph frequency

Automatic Caliber 324 S C movement with 29 jewels, a 45-hour power reserve, and a 28,800vph frequency

Why Invest

It’s a discontinued piece, increasing its appeal among most collectors. Moreover, its price has increased by at least 35% between 2023 and February 2024.

Its price has increased by at least 10 percent between 2023 and January 2024


4. Sporty Yet Elegant

For Him: Hublot Gray King Gold – King Gold, Gray Dial ref. 542.OX.7081.RX

Hublot Gray King Gold ref. 542.OX.7081.RX
  • Retail Price: S$31,327
  • Private Market Price: S$32,100
  • Pre-Owned Price: S$34,445

The Gray King Gold is a testament to Hublot’s dedication to craftsmanship and style. It gives off a strong masculine vibe with its rugged design, sporty strap, and gray details. Its golden case emphasizes its exceptional elegance despite its outdoorsy character.

For Her: Hublot Gray King Gold – King Gold, Gray Dial ref. 581.OX.7081.RX

Hublot Gray King Gold ref. 581.OX.7081.RX
  • Retail Price: S$22,330
  • Private Market Price: S$20,916
  • Pre-Owned Price: S$21,115

The Hublot King Gold may be a male-oriented watch (it’s in the name), but this model accommodates bold, stylish ladies with its smooth lines, feminine curves, and golden case. The best part is it’s identical to its male counterpart, bringing out a couple’s unity perfectly.

Here’s a table highlighting their specifications and why you should invest:

Quality

Hublot Gray King Gold ref. 542.OX.7081.RX

Hublot Gray King Gold ref. 581.OX.7081.RX

Features

Porthole-shaped case, a bezel with 6 H-shaped titanium screws, a date window at 3 o’clock, a sapphire crystal with AR coating, and a rubber strap

Porthole-shaped case, gold-tone hands and hour markers, a gray dial with a satin sunray finish, a seconds hand with a H counterweight, and a sapphire crystal with AR coating over the dial

Production Year

2023

2023

Case Size

42mm

33mm

Materials

King gold, sapphire crystal, rubber

King gold, sapphire crystal, rubber

Dial

Gray, with a satin sunray finish, king gold-tone hands and index hour markers and a seconds hand with a H counterweight

Gray, with a satin sunray finish, king gold-tone hands and index hour markers and a seconds hand with a H counterweight

Bracelet

Gray lined rubber strap with an 18K king gold deployant buckle clasp

Gray lined rubber strap with an 18K king gold deployant buckle clasp

Bezel

Fixed, smooth, 18K king gold, with 6 H-shaped titanium screws

Fixed, smooth, 18K king gold, with 6 H-shaped titanium screws

Function

Date, Hours, Minutes, Seconds

Date, Hours, Minutes, Seconds

Mechanism

Automatic Caliber HUB1110 movement with 25 jewels, a 42-hour power reserve, and a 28,800vph frequency

Quartz Caliber HUB2912 movement

Why Invest

It retains its value well and can even earn some profit if sold in mint condition

Its price has increased by at least 10 percent between 2023 and March 2024


5. Sophisticated

For Him: Cartier Tank Must XL – Stainless Steel, Silvered Dial ref. WSTA0053

Cartier Tank Must ref. WSTA0053
  • Retail Price: S$7,198
  • Private Market Price: S$8,553
  • Pre-Owned Price: S$9,669

The Tank Must XL model is a modern interpretation of the iconic Tank design which has seen a century of popularity. Recognized for its timeless attractiveness, it’s a statement piece for couples who appreciate refined style paired with a strong history.

For Her: Cartier Tank Must Small – Stainless Steel, Silvered Dial ref. WSTA0051

Cartier Tank Must Small ref. WSTA0051
  • Retail Price: S$4,911
  • Private Market Price: S$5,233
  • Pre-Owned Price: S$5,000

The Tank Must Small continues Cartier’s Tank Must charm and comes in a smaller case to sit comfortably around most ladies’ wrists. Its all-steel design contrasted with the blue and black details exudes sophistication and attention to detail- the perfect combination for today’s stylish women.

Here’s a table highlighting their specifications and why you should invest:

Quality

Cartier Tank Must XL

Cartier Tank Must Small

Features

Tank-shaped case, black Roman numeral hour markers, a date window at 6 o’clock, a sapphire crystal with AR coating, and a mechanical movement with automatic winding

Tank-shaped case, beaded crown set with a synthetic cabochon-shaped spinel, blued steel sword-shaped hands, a quartz movement, and a silvered flinque dial 

Production Year

2023

2023

Case Size

41 mm x 31 mm

29.5 mm x 22 mm

Materials

Stainless steel, sapphire crystal, spinel

Stainless Steel, sapphire crystal, spinel

Dial

Silvered flinque, with blued steel sword-shaped hands and black Roman numeral hour markers

Silvered flinque, with blued steel sword-shaped hands and black Roman numeral hour markers

Bracelet

Stainless Steel with a deployant buckle

Stainless Steel with a deployant buckle

Bezel

Fixed, smooth, stainless steel

Fixed, smooth, stainless steel

Function

Date, Hours, Minutes, Seconds

Hours, Minutes

Mechanism

Automatic Cartier Caliber 1847MC movement with 23 jewels, a 42-hour power reserve, and a 28,800vph frequency

Quartz movement

Why Invest

Its price has increased by 5 percent between 2023 and February 2024

It retains its value well and may appreciate in value with time depending on its demand and condition


Summary

The following table highlights the best couple watches above, plus their key features, retail, private market, and pre-owned prices:

Model

Key Features

Retail Price

Private Market Price

Pre-Owned Price

Rolex Day-Date 36 ref. 128238-0106

  • Fluted bezel
  • Aperture with inspirational message at 12 o’clock
  • Date window with friendly emojis at 3 o’clock

S$53,824

S$65,975

S$73,758

Rolex Oyster Perpetual 36 ref. 126000-0009

  • Smooth bezel
  • Dial with a celebration motif
  • Oyster bracelet

S$8,208

S$18,948

S$19,550

Piaget Polo Date ref. G0A47017

  • Cushion-shaped case
  • Dial with a guilloché décor pattern
  • Date window at 6 o’clock

S$14,797

S$16,110

S$18,900

Piaget Polo Date ref. G0A47027

  • Bezel with 60 brilliant-cut diamonds
  • Diamond-coated hour markers (36 in total)
  • Sapphire caseback

S$26,632

S$27,436

S$27,980

Patek Philippe Nautilus ref. 5711/1A-001

  • Porthole-shaped case with flanks
  • Horizontally-embossed dial
  • Gently curved bezel
 

S$117,461

S$135,437

Patek Philippe Nautilus ref. 7118/1200A

  • Gently curved bezel with 56 brilliant-cut diamonds
  • Arabic numerals at 12 o’clock
  • Sapphire caseback

S$55,152

S$86,898

S$88,986

Hublot Gray King Gold ref. 542.OX.7081.RX

  • Bezel with 6 H-shaped titanium screws
  • Sapphire crystal with AR coating
  • Rubber strap

S$31,327

S$32,100

S$34,445

Hublot Gray King Gold ref. 581.OX.7081.RX

  • Gold-tone hands and hour markers
  • Gray dial with a satin sunray finish
  • Seconds hand with a H counterweight

S$22,330

S$20,916

S$21,115

Cartier Tank Must XL ref. WSTA0053

  • Tank-shaped case
  • Black Roman numeral hour markers
  • Mechanical movement with automatic winding

S$7,198

S$8,553

S$9,669

Cartier Tank Must Small ref. WSTA0051

  • Beaded crown set with a synthetic cabochon-shaped spinel
  • Blued steel sword-shaped hands
  • Silver dial

S$4,911

S$5,233

S$5,000

Personalizing Your Couple Watches

Personalized couple watches offer a meaningful way to celebrate a relationship, making every glance at the time a reminder of a special connection. When personalizing watches, you have several options as a couple:

Engraving

A classic choice for personalization is engraving. You can elect to have names, dates, or personal messages inscribed on the back of the watch case. 

This etching of words empowers you to carry a piece of your shared love story wherever you go. For instance, your personalized couples timepiece might feature the date of an anniversary or a quote that holds significance to both of you.

Customization Options

  • Straps: You can choose interchangeable straps to match your style or mood — from classic leather to more modern silicone options.
  • Watch Faces: Selecting a unique watch face allows for a higher level of customization, whether it’s a classic analog display or a modern digital interface.
  • Materials: You could opt for the rustic look of a wood watch, which can also be personalized with engravings.

With these personal touches, couple watches transcend mere timekeeping. They become a distinctive emblem of the bond two people share, tailored to echo their individuality and the essence of their partnership. 

Whether it’s through subtle engravings or more noticeable custom features, they reflect the uniqueness of each couple’s narrative.

Tips for Maintaining Your Couple Watches

When you invest in matching watches as partners, you not only purchase timekeeping accessories but also symbols of your connection. To ensure these watches stand the test of time, proper maintenance is essential.

  • Routine care: Keep the watches clean by wiping them with a soft cloth to remove oils, dust, and moisture. They should be serviced every few years by a professional to ensure their mechanisms operate smoothly.
  • Storage solutions: It’s crucial to store your watches in a clean, controlled environment. A watch box protects them from dust and can prevent mechanical issues caused by exposure to moisture or temperature extremes.
  • Moisture avoidance: Despite many watches being water-resistant, don’t submerge or expose them to water for extended periods. After exposure to water, ensure they’re thoroughly dried.
  • Handling with care: Take your watches off during activities that could result in bumps or scratches. A couple watch is a cherished memento, and both of you should be mindful of your respective timepieces.
  • Battery and strap maintenance: For quartz watches, battery replacements are necessary. Consider a watch repair kit for DIY maintenance. Leather straps may require regular conditioning to avoid cracking, while metal bracelets might need occasional adjustments and cleaning.
  • UV Exposure: Direct sunlight can fade watch dials over time, so it’s advisable to store them away from prolonged exposure to the sun (especially if the watch has a black dial or other similar strong color).

By adhering to these straightforward guidelines, you can ensure your watches preserve their elegance and reliability, just like the lasting nature of your relationship.

Final Word

Watches for couples are more than just time-telling devices. They symbolize love, romance, commitment, unity, and a unique narrative to the couple concerned. As such, consider your style, functionality, and budget as partners when buying them and you’ll find the ones that excellently define you.

Key Takeaways

  • When selecting couple watches, consider style, brand, features, and budget. Personalization options like engraving or interchangeable straps can make them more meaningful.
  • The Cartier Tank Must watches are ideal for budget-conscious couples, priced at S$7,198 for the XL model and S$4,911 for the Small. 
  • At the luxury end, the Patek Philippe Nautilus watches top the list, with the men’s model reaching up to S$135,437 and the women’s up to S$88,986 in the private market.

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