Five Stylish and Versatile Diver Watches

With bands of sporty rubber or modern steel, the latest water-resistant watches easily transition from the sea to the street.

Article by T Australia

Clockwise from top: Panerai PAM1225 Submersible eLAB-ID; Breitling Superocean Automatic 48; Louis Vuitton Tambour Street Diver; TAG Heuer Aquaracer Professional 300; and Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Diver Blue. Photography by Jennifer Livingston. Styling by Haidee Findlay-Levin.

Diver watches are meant for, well, diving, and this crop is no exception: All of the timepieces are water-resistant up to at least 100 metres, and most can function at three times that depth. But, in addition to sporty functionality, they also offer style. Tag Heuer’s Aquaracer Professional 300, for instance, has a steel bracelet, and the circular case of Bell & Ross’s BR 03-92 Diver Blue sits atop a square base. These fashion-forward touches lend versatility to the watches, which could easily travel from aquatic expeditions to social engagements back on land. The Louis Vuitton model, which features a rubber strap printed with the brand’s logo, is even named the Tambour Street Diver.

A version of this article appears in print in our fourth edition, Page 69 of T Australia with the headline:
“Under Pressure”
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