Leather strap watches offer an air of prominence and time-honored distinction to the wrist. Whether featuring a crocodile, lizard, ostrich, alligator of supple calfskin strap, a leather timepiece has long been associated with classic, traditional dress watch styles, while a bracelet model has a more sporty, contemporary look and appeal.
For generations leather watch styles have remained popular and widely used by prestigious watchmakers from Cartier, Chopard, Graham, Omega and TAG Heuer to Invicta, Oris, Tissot, Lucien Piccard, Bulova, Citizen and Seiko.
Cost efficiency is perhaps the one aspect many watchmakers feature exotic-skin and genuine cowhide leather on their watches. Numerous high-end luxury timepieces feature cases crafted in white or yellow gold and pairing the cases with matching white or yellow gold bracelets would be cost prohibitive to both consumers and watchmakers alike.
Leather strap watches are highlighted this week at TheWatchery.com with the site’s Leather Strap Luxury event. Over 90 popular men’s and women’s leather strap watches are featured in the promotion, including highly sought-after styles from Omega, Oris, Michael Kors, Raymond Weil, Victorinox Swiss Army, TW Steel, Swiss Legend, Lucien Piccard, Ingersoll, Ted Lapidus, Rotary and Red Line.
The Omega Constellation Quadra Diamond women’s watch is a splendid choice. Elegant and sophisticated, this graceful women’s watch features the square shaped case in lustrous 18K yellow gold, presented on a supple brown leather strap with contrasting white stitched detail. Signature 18K gold claw accents on the bezel add distinction.
The iridescent Mother-of-Pearl dial glistens with four diamond hour markers and gold tone sword hands. Features include a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal above the dial and premium Swiss-made quartz movement inside. Constellation Quadra women’s watch is 19mm and 6mm thick.
Debonair and urbane, the Raymond Weil Parsifal Automatic chronograph for men makes a statement on the wrist. The impressive 41mm diameter case is premium-grade stainless steel is presented on the crocodile-textured leathers strap with a costly deployment clasp buckle closure.
The stationary bezel encircles the multi-layered dial with a textured brown background, three sub-dials, a date calendar, luminous sword hands and dark brown Roman numeral hour markers. An exhibition skeleton case back lets you see the intricate automatic movement inside. Features include a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal above the dial, a screw-down crown and case back for water-resistance to 100 meters or 330 feet.
The Lucien Piccard Dalida women’s dress watch shines with sophistication. The 36mm diameter case in lustrous yellow gold-tone stainless steel is presented on the attractive crocodile-textured, black leather strap with a costly deployment clasp closure for added convenience.
Shimmering inlaid crystals dramatically adorn the outer edges of the stationary bezel. The captivating Mother-of-Pearl shines with polished gold-tone sword hands, Roman numeral quarter hour markers and eight inlaid crystal hour markers. Features included quality quartz movement inside and water-resistance to 50 meters.
Offering the very best of both worlds, the Lucien Piccard Sultan Automatic men’s multi-function timepiece features striking contemporary contours matched to heirloom inspired details. The updated, urbane 45mm diameter case in polished stainless steel is presented on a black crocodile-textured leather strap with a convenient deployment clasp buckle.
The intricate skeleton dial and case back let you see the precision automatic movement inside. Features include 24-hour, day-of-the-week and month sub-dials on the dial along with skeleton hands and Arabic numeral hour markers on the white outer dial background. Men’s automatic watch is water-resistant to 30 meters or 100 feet.
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