Top 10 Luxury Watch Manufacturers 2017


What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of high-end luxury watches? Precise movement? Flawless design? High social status? Well, the truth is such timepieces combine all these features at once. This becomes possible due to the luxury watch manufacturers that have perfectly mastered watchmaking art to bring their unique creations to a whole new level. Here is our top 10 list of the top luxury watch brands that have proven they are the best this year!

10. Cartier

This French luxury goods company perfectly combines fine watchmaking tradition with high jewelry expertise to create some of the best designer watches in the world.

Cartier High Jewelry Figurative Watch

9. Blancpain

Staying true to its tradition of innovation, Blancpain is known for creating some of the most complicated mechanical movement watches ever, many of which additionally come in a strictly limited edition.

Blancpain Villeret Tourbillon Squelette 8 Jours

8. Girard-Perregaux

This old luxury watch manufacturer still develops and manufactures all major components in-house, which results in truly exceptional timepieces with finely decorated movements.

Girard-Perregaux Planetarium Tri-Axial

7. Breguet

Combining excellent engineering with visual harmony, Breguet creates genuine masterpieces of both watchmaking and jewelry art. As a result, we get beautifully designed watches filled with innovative technology.

Breguet Marine Equation Marchante 5887

6. Rolex

Famous for their performance and reliability, Rolex high-end watches have always been synonymous with luxury. Moreover, this company is still the largest manufacturer of COSC certified chronometers.

Rolex Cellini Moonphase

5. Jaeger-LeCoultre

This top-notch luxury watch brand boasts a whole range of iconic models that have already gone down in history. However, it doesn’t prevent the company from creating new masterpieces each year.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Celestial

4. A. Lange & Söhne

Even though A. Lange & Söhne is a German watchmaker, its prestige high-quality timepieces are in no way inferior to traditional Swiss watches.

A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar Handwerkskunst

3. Vacheron Constantin

Being the oldest continuously operating watchmaker in the world, Vacheron Constantin still produces some of the finest watches that combine the best in design, complications, and craftsmanship.

Vacheron Constantin Métiers D'Art Copernicus Celestial Spheres 2460 RT

2. Audemars Piguet

Audemars Piguet innovative timepieces with technologically advanced movements and eye-catching design are always made with great craftsmanship and creativity, which sets them apart from many others.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph Summer Edition Ref. 26144ST.ZZ.D010CA.01

1. Patek Philippe

Patek Philippe is the number one luxury watch brand this year. Its unique timepieces with their value increasing hugely over time remain the best choice for investment.

Patek Philippe Calatrava Squelette Ref 5180-1R-001

As you can see, this year’s list of the top luxury watch brands includes almost the same companies as always, though with minor changes in order. This means that the best manufacturers continue to make their mark in the high-end watch market, constantly surprising us with their new unique creations.