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Holiday Watch Gift Guide: Ho Ho Horology

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Holiday Watch Gift Guide: Ho Ho Horology

10 Watches with Wrist Presence

A watch is one of the most meaningful gifts a guy can receive. On one hand, they have a long tradition of marking important milestones such as graduation, weddings and birthdays; on the other, they are practical presents that can be appreciated every day. If you want to show someone on your gift list a little extra love this season, these terrific timepieces will do the trick.





Show colleagues and mentors alike how much you appreciate their time with one of these classic watches.


Longines Master Collection

$2,400 CAD/$2,150 USD – Available online at and Longines Retailers


Daniel Wellington Oxford Rose Gold-plated Watch, “Oxford” NATO Strap

$279 CDN/$195 US – Available online at, at Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and Hudson’s Bay


Skagen Hald Mesh Watch

$220 CDN / $185.00 USD – Available online at or at La Maison Simons




Whether your boy is into street style or normcore, these good-looking, glow-in-the dark gadgets have plenty of features to keep them entertained.


Casio Illuminator World Time AE1200WHD-1A

$45 CDN/ $34.95 USD – Available at



$220 CAD/ $180 USD – Available at


Timex Expedition Vibration Alarm

$80 CAD/ $55 USD – Available online at




Adventures can take place anywhere, anytime. Tell your team that you’ve got their backs with one of these rugged yet elegant sports timepieces.


Shinola Rambler Tachymeter 44

$1380 CAD/$1,100 USD – Available online at, in Shinola boutiques, and at Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom


Breitling SuperOcean Heritage II 42

$5,605.00 CAD/$4,700 USD – Available at Breitling retailers


Omega Aqua Terra 150M Co-Axial Master Chronometer 41mm

$2,400 CAD/$2,150 USD – Available online at and Omega retailers


Bulova Special Edition Chronograph C

$895 CAD/$750 USD – Available at or Bulova retailers



Most of the above watches are available at the individual brands’ boutiques, online, or various retailers such as Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, La Maison Simons, or Holt Renfrew in the US and Canada. Happy Shopping.





Photographer: Michael Stuckless / @m.stuckless
Production, Creative Direction & Styling: Steven Branco / @chiefswaggerofficer
Production & Editorial Assistant: Merrill Flynn
Editorial Director: Rhonda Riche / @rhonda.riche

Rhonda Riche is an award-winning lifestyle writer with a particular obsession with watches. She has traveled all over the world with her watch pals because the watch obsessed are legion! Riche is also fond of art and design, and is the co-author of the book "Covet Garden Home."



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