A watch does so much more than just tell time. It is the one accessory that has multiple uses other than fashion and aesthetics. We’ve listed the best of the best watches that our luxurious brands have to offer to kick off the New Year in style.

Audemar's Piguet

This luxurious Swiss brand prides itself on the complexity and craftsmanship behind their one-of-a-kind watches. They are also known for making the first steel luxury sports watch, which was coined as the Royal Oak (featured above). This Pink Gold Chronograph Watch is a unique style that’s made with sapphire crystals and rose gold. If you’re looking to defy tradition this year, this brand is your best bet.

Bulgari

Even with all of its success and recognition, this Italian brand is always looking to expand. They have so much to offer in terms of models and variations, there’s no going wrong with them. You’re sure to find a style or version that will best suit you. Because black goes with everything, this Stainless Steel Chronometer Watch is sure to be of everyday use.

Panerai

Given its bold and effortless style, it’s no surprise that this Italian company has gone international. Originally trusted by the Royal Italian Navy, the quality of Panerai watches is without a doubt, top grade. The military influence can still be found among the smooth designs and key functions of their contemporary watches, such as this Stainless Steel Luminor Power Reserve Watch. Not only will it last you the new year, but a lifetime.

Omega

With its historic roots, Omega is a Swiss luxury watch brand that was used by both the British and U.S. armies. Known for their timepieces, they’ve also been used as the official timekeeper of the Olympics. Own a piece of history with this Stainless Steel Seamaster Chronometer Watch.

TAG Heuer

Another top name Swiss company, this highly marketed brand is a long-time supporter of motorsports. The TAG abbreviation comes from “Techniques d’AvantGarde,” signifying innovation and originality. Not only are they known for their sporty edge, but also for the high-tech functionality of their watches. This racecar driver-approved, Formula 1 Steel Watch is not only a memorable timepiece but also a premium functioning accessory.