These days, watches have it all: chronographs, sub-dials, deployment clasps, three thousand date and day apertures – and that’s just great. But what’s wrong with a crystal clear, clean and classic dial? Gents, clear your heads and pioneer your very own blanc space.
New money, suit and tie – we can read you like a magazine. But you’re missing just one thing: the Zenith Captain Port Royal. A perfect boardroom to bar timepiece, this simple choice boasts versatility and real horological prestige.
Key Features: 40mm diameter, brown alligator leather strap, scratch resistant sapphire glass, pin and buckle clasp, rose gold case.
Perfect For: The classicist that just can’t resist a magpie glimmer.
Baume & Mercier are exceptional in identifying the strengths of their timepieces and keeping a clear vision: if it’s not broken, you most certainly don’t fix it. Clean, classic and continually relevant, the Classima is the ultimate blank canvas.
Key Features: Swiss made, 4.4mm thickness, 39mm diameter, Roman numeral and index markers, date aperture at 3 o’clock.
Perfect For: The purist – a gent that prefers the traditional over the trend-led.
Arguably the busiest dial in our blanc space round-up, the Breitling Transocean presents a clean design without diluting on masculinity; a good looking compromise from a brand known for hyper-bold statements.
Key Features: 43mm diameter, brown leather strap, off-white dial, index markers, date aperture at 3 o’clock, 100m water resistance.
Perfect For: A watch that can match every occasion with a firmly masculine stamp.
It’s easy to dismiss sports-orientated watches as a more casual choice yet the TAG Heuer Carrera proves otherwise. Endlessly sharp and always on-point, classic design trumps trigger-fire trends any day of the week.
Key Features: Swiss made, 39mm diameter, deployment buckle clasp, gold index markers, date aperture at 3 o’clock.
Perfect For: That first Swiss watch that’ll last longer than you do.
With a unique night and day indicator, the Rendez-Vous packs unparalleled craftsmanship into a very delicate design. This exceptional dress watch evokes effortless luxury that doesn’t need to cry out for attention.
Key Features: Swiss made, sapphire crystal front and back, 60 brilliant cut diamonds to the bezel, silver stainless steel bracelet.
Perfect For: Someone that prefers a mid-century Art Deco touch.