Watches Edit - May/Jun 2022

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WATCHES

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Trading faces FIND YOUR DREAM TIMEPIECE

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Timeless luxury OUR PICK OF THE MOST WONDERFUL WRISTWEAR

Sports fix THE BEST SMART WATCHES






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THE REGION’S LEADING SHOPPING DESTINATION FOR

world-class timepieces

TAG Heuer Home to lavish standalone boutiques for brands such as Breitling, Omega and Tag Heuer, Metrocentre is one of the region’s leading hubs that offers buyers and enthusiasts an outstanding experience when shopping for exceptional watches. Similar to when purchasing a car or new home, hand-picking a new watch should always be an exuberant, self-indulgent matter. Whether it’s the first glimpse of your new chronograph appearing from the display cabinet, the tangible feel of brushed aluminium gently sitting atop your wrist or the subtle ticking of precise components working in mechanical harmony, there’s nothing quite like that opulent journey of choosing your perfect timepiece. Goldsmiths is a must-visit destination for the luxury watch shopper with exclusivity on Rolex, Cartier and Hublot, as well as a wealth of other must-have brands. And aside from the centre’s sumptuous selection of boutiques and exclusive retailers, Metrocentre is also home to a wealth of vintage and WATCHES EDIT MAY/JUN 22

Omega pre-owned timepiece stockists such as Beaverbrooks, David Summerfield, Ernest Jones, Fraser Hart, Market Cross Jewellers, Mulroy Antiques and Grosvenor Jewellers. If you’re shopping for cuttingedge watches, contemporary timepieces or the latest in horology technology, Metrocentre is the perfect shopping destination for searching for wonderful wristwear. Breitling Breitling Navitimer B01 Chronograph 43 £6,950

OMEGA Constellation Manhattan Steel and 18ct Sedna Gold Diamond Ladies Watch £7,840

TAG Heuer Aquaracer Professional 300 Automatic Blue Men’s Watch £2,700

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Advertising feature OMEGA Speedmaster Moonwatch Professional Co-Axial Master Chronometer Chronograph £6,480

TAG Heuer Carrera Ladies Watch £2,400

Breitling Chronomat Diamond Ladies Watch £5,750

TAG Heuer Carrera Porsche Special Edition Chronograph Men’s Watch £5,450

OMEGA Seamaster Planet Ocean 600m Co-Axial Master Chronometer Mechanical Chronograph £7,450

Breitling Avenger Automatic 43 Men’s Watch £3,250

TUDOR Clair De Rose Diamond Automatic Ladies Watch £2,150

Tudor Black Bay 58 Navy Blue £2,920

Metrocentre, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE11 9YG

TUDOR Black Bay GMT Automatic Men’s Watch £3,200

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Timeless picks PATEK PHILIPPE Calatrava pilot travel time 38mm 18ct white gold leather strap watch £38,260 berrysjewellers.co.uk OMEGA Omega Constellation Manhattan 28MM ladies watch, available in pink, blue, purple and green From £2,610 berrysjewellers.co.uk

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Contemporary chronographs, sumptuous quartz and majestic mechanicals, here’s our luxe list of wonderful wristwear TAG HEUER Monaco gulf special edition £5,850 rox.co.uk

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JAEGER-LECOULTRE Master ultra thin perpetual calendar £32,000 goldsmiths.co.uk


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ULYSSE NARDIN Tourbillon free wheel 44mm £94,450 goldsmiths.co.uk

HUBLOT Big bang tourbillon automatic purple sapphire £166,000 hublot.co.uk

A. LANGE & SÖHNE Grand lange 1 41mm 18ct pink gold argente dial automatic £41,700 berrysjewellers.co.uk

ZENITH Chronomaster open £ - price upon request ​​ogdenharrogate.co.uk

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Stylish sportswear

IT’S TIME TO UP YOUR GAME!

Running COROS PACE 2 £179 Weighing between 29g and 36g, the Coros Pace 2 is one of the lightest running watches on the market. Not only is it lighter on the wrist, it’s lighter on the pocket too, packing a boatload of technology for the RRP of £179. The Pace 2 features a long-lasting battery, advanced GPS route tracking, a strength training program, muscle heatmap and more! decathlon.co.uk

When we think of watches we often think of style. But when it comes to sports watches, substance and utility are just as important. In 2022 we’re spoiled with so much incredible technology packed into these little beauties on our wrists that sports watches have become must-haves for those looking to up their game. Whether you’re a gallant golfer, ambitious runner, swift swimmer or just a lover of all things fitness, we’ve got you covered. Take a look at our list of the best fitness watches for 2022…

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All rounder

GARMIN FORERUNNER 945 £449 If you’re in the market for an advanced running watch to take your training to the next level then the Garmin Forerunner 945 should be on your shortlist. It’s been designed specifically with triathletes, trail runners and other endurance sport enthusiasts in mind. You can track virtually any training and recovery metric you’d need on the 945, from heat and altitude to pace and steps. The watch is also equipped with a heavy duty battery with a long enough life to tackle any ultra marathons. startfitness.co.uk

GARMIN EPIX (GEN 2) £900 If you can’t stick to one sport then you need a watch as dynamic as you are, that’s where the Garmin Epix (Gen2) comes into play. It does virtually everything you could ask for from a sports watch. The Epix comes equipped with a vivid, super-sharp 1.3in AMOLED touchscreen so you can select from the multitude of features with glorious ease. Here are just some of those features: topographic maps from around the world, pin-point GPS accuracy, Wi-Fi connectivity, a real time stamina tool that estimates how much energy you have left, music streaming, and even the details of over 42,000 golf courses. What more could you ask for? goldsmiths.co.uk

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Stylish sportswear

Water sport

GARMIN FĒNIX 6 PRO SOLAR EDITION £400 When it comes to watersports, it’s fair to say that the Garmin Fēnix 6 is one of the best smart watches on the market today. The watch has the ability to track just about every water sport you can think of – from pool to open water swimming, diving, paddleboarding, sailing, powerboating and kayaking. This Pro Solar edition also works with the Surfline app to create videos of every wave you ride so you can watch your performance back later. beaverbrooks.co.uk

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TAG HEUER CONNECTED GOLF SPECIAL EDITION £2,200 This is without doubt the most luxurious connected golf watch ever. TAG Heuer has gone above and beyond with this one. An exclusive gold collector’s edition, this amazing piece boasts a 45mm ultra-light titanium casing, an integrated TAG Heuer golf app with details of over 40,000 golf courses to track your performance on, a built-in magnetic ball marker and so much more. Put simply, this watch is a golfer’s dream. goldsmiths.co.uk

GARMIN APPROACH S62 £499.99 Garmin has established themselves as the brand to beat in the sports watch sector in recent years and this is the first of four entries they’ve got on our list. The Approach S62 is Garmin’s premium GPS golf watch that integrates full-colour mapping and tracking of your performance data. The Approach S62 also comes with Garmin’s integrated club and shot tracking Approach® CT10 sensors, meaning you can tweak your shots to perfection. garmin.com

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Ultimate luxury

Looking luxe

Introducing the all new King Seiko collection by Seiko Watches. This brand new version is updated from its original inspiration with a newly developed slim structure combined with a sapphire box glass, for a case depth of 10.33mm, the slimmest of 6R calibre models. It features a King Seiko crest mark on the crown and case back and the bracelet is inspired by the original 1960s design through a combination of mirror and hairline finishing. Fit for a Royal. £1,470 seikoboutique.co.uk

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