Raymond Weil watch

The wedding watches that make the perfect gifts

Explore our pick of the best classic wedding gift

Watches are a classic fashion accessory that can finish any look. From chunky statement pieces to classic watches that are (ahem) totally timeless, there is a watch to suit everyone.

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Wrist watches may not be first on your list of priorities thanks to smart phones taking their place, but they’re so much more than a way to tell the time. Watches can be passed through generations and worn on special occasions like jewellery, they can be engraved with special messages and given as meaningful gifts. Basically, we think a wedding watch should be on your to-buy list.

For grooms, they can form a key part of your look; with fewer accessorising opportunities than the bride, this is a groom’s chance to add a luxe detail to his wedding look. If your groom doesn’t currently own a watch or is in serious need of an upgrade, a piece of stylish wrist candy could also be the ideal wedding morning gift.

Grooms can of course choose a watch as a personal and lasting gift for his bride, with a meaningful engraving as the perfect way to show how you feel on the morning of your wedding.

Watches not only make the perfect gift for brides and grooms, the timepieces are also ideal presents for parents of the happy couple and important members of the bridal party. An engraved watch makes a lasting and thoughtful gift for fathers of the bride or groom or the best man in particular.

Whoever you’re thinking of, we have a watch for them. Check out our pick of the most stunning and stylish watches around.

FOR HIM

Raymond Weil watch

This steel timepiece is a classic that most men will love. Tango Classic Men’s Quartz Silver Steel Watch, Raymond Weil, £895 at Berry’s Jewellers

Ted Baker watch

We love the pared-back style of this wear-anywhere timepiece. MANHAAB Pebble Grain Leather Watch, £150 at Ted Baker.

TAG Heuer Formula 1 Steel & Gold Plated Men's Watch, £1,600 from Beaverbrooks

Another stunning design from this iconic brand – he’ll want to show this watch off. TAG Heuer Formula 1 Steel & Gold Plated Watch, £1,600, at Beaverbrooks.

Stainless steel and leather watch by brand Rotary

A cool timepiece with a retro feel, it’s the perfect wedding morning groom’s gift, Stainless Steel Heritage Watch, Rotary at HS Johnson, £249

OMEGA watch

A statement piece for the modern man. Seamaster Diver 300M Co-Axial Master Chronometer, OMEGA, £6,210

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Or try a different colourway, for an extra style injection. Seamaster Steel – Sedna Diver 300m Co-Axial Master Chronometer, £5,220, OMEGA

Rotary Watch

A very modern take on a classic design. Ultra Slim Rose Gold Stainless Steel Watch, Rotary, £149

Hamilton Watch

This original design is perfect for the man looking for something a little different. Ventura Chromo Quartz Watch, Hamilton, £925

FOR HER

Asos watch

Sheer elegance at a wallet-friendly price point. Sekonda bracelet watch in rose gold, £50, exclusively at ASOS.

Swatch watch

White and gold is a combination that will never go out of style. White Character Watch, £58, Swatch.

Harrow watch, Joules

Simple and classic with a modern touch. Harrow tan leather strap watch, Joules, £50.95

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Classic with a contemporary twist – this is a timepiece to treasure. HETTIE Milanese Mesh Band Watch, £160 at Ted Baker.

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Turquoise and silver is such a chic combination, and we love the textured bracelet strap. Arizona Spirit Turquoise watch, Thomas Sabo, £249

Ryton watch, Joules

Perfect for the dog-loving lady in your life! Ryton Dachshund silicone strap watch, Joules, £45

Rotary Women's Watch

The ultimate girlie timepiece! Oxford Diamond Pink Stainless Steel watch, Rotary, £177

Lucky charm watch, Thomas Sabo

We love starry designs and classic silver watches. Lucky Charm, two-tone watch, Thomas Sabo, £298

Olivia Burton watch
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The perfect sparkling gift for the bride. Celestial demi dial watch, Olivia Burton, £102