There are watches with which men have flings, and then there are classic timepieces like these. Unencumbered with excess functions—just the time and date—and finished with white or rose gold and crocodile bands, they're made to go from being on your wrist to being an heirloom.
Clockwise from top: Bulova ($175), bulova.com. Piaget ($12,000), piaget.com. David Yurman ($2,850), davidyurman.com. Hamilton ($695), hamiltonwatch.com. A. Lange & Söhne ($18,100), 212-397-9000. Patek Philippe ($19,800), patek.com.