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The Many Lives
of a
Well-Made Timepiece

Three ways to wear these versatile, classic watches.

The Many Lives of a Well-Made Timepiece

A well-crafted watch timepiece has the power to make a man feel instantly more confident. Like bench-made shoes or a custom suit, a proper timepiece subtlety says something about the man wearing it. A quick glance at the wrist, and you're instantly informed of his taste and the type of life he leads. Perhaps that's why some men strap on various timepieces—to switch up what they want to say about themselves. Then again, some watches are versatile enough to be worn in any situation—handsome enough for the boardroom yet durable enough for a triathlon.

Take these watches from Oris. All come in a range of styles and straps that allow them to be configured for the life you live. They can also adapt to the various areas of a man's life. From the groundbreaking new Big Crown ProPilot watch (with its groundbreaking time-zone jumping bezel) and the charmingly old school Chronoris to the ultra-rugged yet polished Regulateur (crafted from titanium and finished with Superluminova inlay for the hands), they're the kind of timepieces that will serve you through all the phases of your life. Here's how we'd wear them today.

At
the
Office

Perfect for the business traveler, Oris's new Worldtimer pilot's watch features an innovative bezel that can jump back and forth between time zones. Opt for crocodile leather band when you want to dress it up for the office or other more formal occasions. Anything but dainty, it makes for a more masculine dress watch.

Oris Big Crown ProPilot Worldtimer

Big Crown ProPilot Worldtimer,
$3,688 by Oris

Perfect for the business traveler, Oris's new Worldtimer pilot's watch features an innovative bezel that can jump back and forth between time zones. Opt for crocodile leather band when you want to dress it up for the office or other more formal occasions. Anything but dainty, it makes for a more masculine dress watch.

At the Office Oris Big Crown ProPilot Worldtimer Watch Pairings

Clockwise, from top left:

Slim-fit virgin wool suit, $1,295 by Boglioli; Microstripe spread collar shirt, $185 by Gitman Bros.; American leather briefcase, $990 by Frank Clegg; Handmade monk strap shoes, $340 by Loake 1880; Wool tie, $24.99 by The Tie Bar

Off
Duty

With its archival, '70s-influenced design, the Chronoris looks classically cool and casual with a textured nylon band and adaptable silver face. It adds a touch of sleek sophistication and makes your otherwise relaxed outfit look put-together and considered.

Oris Chronoris Date

Chronoris Date,
$1,639 by Oris

With its archival, '70s-influenced design, the Chronoris looks classically cool and casual with a textured nylon band and adaptable silver face. It adds a touch of sleek sophistication and makes your otherwise relaxed outfit look put-together and considered.

Off Duty Oris Chronoris Date Watch Pairings

Clockwise, from top left:

Polarized sunglasses, $429 by Salt; Slim stretch denim, $125 by J.Crew; Satin bomber jacket, $620 by Acne Studios; Suede Chelsea boots, $529 by Common Projects; Rydal crewneck sweater, $149 by Barbour

Getting
Active

Whether you're jogging city sidewalks, riding your bike or flipping tires in the gym, the rugged titanium Regulateur Der Meistertaucher—outfitted with both a stainless steel bracelet and a textured rubber strap—will easily keep up with you.

Oris Regulateur Der Meistertaucher

Regulateur Der Meistertaucher,
$3,175 by Oris

Whether you're jogging city sidewalks, riding your bike or flipping tires in the gym, the rugged titanium Regulateur Der Meistertaucher—outfitted with both a stainless steel bracelet and a textured rubber strap—will easily keep up with you.

Getting Active Oris Regulateur Der Meistertaucher Watch Pairings

Clockwise, from top left:

Upstate hoodie, $100 by Outdoor Voices; Track pants, $198 by Todd Snyder + Champion; Wireless headphones, $249 by Bang & Olufsen; Metcon DSX Flyknit sneakers, $160 by Nike

 

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FYI

The Oris Big Crown collection, introduced in 1938, takes its name from the watch's oversized crown—employed as an aid to pilots who adjust their watches while wearing leather gloves.