Killer shoe and watch pairings for gentlemen
We’ve carefully dug through the trends and created the best combinations a gentleman could wear.
This year's styles are here. We've carefully dug through the trends, selected our favourites for their handcraftsmanship and artisanal attention to detail, and paired them together for some of the best ways a gentleman can accessorise this coming season.
Girard-Perregaux with Hermès
Pair Girard-Perregaux's gold 1966 Skeleton, $US55,400 (about $A73,445) automatic movement with the calfskin Derby shoe, featuring a perforated toe from Hermès, $US970 (about $A1285), for a formal look that is all about intricate details. (hermes.com; girard-perregaux.com)
Patek Philippe with Christian Louboutin
The Patek Philippe complex self-winding 5230G World Time watch, $US47,600 (about $A63,100), together with Christian Louboutin's versatile burgundy calf-leather lace-up, $US945 (about $A1250), makes a bold yet refined statement. (christianlouboutin.com;patek.com)
Breguet with Fratelli Rossetti
Wear Breguet's rose-gold Hora Mundi timepiece, $US68,600 (about $A9,950), with Fratelli Rosetti's hand-coloured blue calfskin lace-up, $US620 (about $A820) for an elegantly casual daytime look that easily transitions to happy hour. (breguet.com; fratellirossetti.com)
A.Testoni with Jaquet Droz
This Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Deadbeat, $US30,500 (about $A40,435) with an ivory-colour enamel dial is made in a limited edition of 88. Pair it with A.Testoni's waterproof calf-leather, double-monk-strap model, $US700 (about $A930) for the modern gentleman that appreciates simplicity and clean lines. (testoni.com; jaquet-droz.com)
H. Moser & Cie with Santoni
H. Moser & Cie's white-gold Venturer XL is shown with the striking Funky Blue dial, $US23,800 (about $A31,550) and is paired with Santoni's fringe-and-tassel bicolour leather moccasin, $US895 (about $A1185), for a cool mix of colours and textures that translates into a refreshingly hip ensemble. (santonishoes.com; h-moser.com)