In the corporate boardroom, there’s no place for a Swatch. Here are six watches with executive style.

Sleek and spare, the Frédérique Constant Slim Line Automatic is the perfect wristwatch to complete a preppy look. $1,995; williambarthman.com

Photograph byJamie Chung for Bloomberg Businessweek

In the corporate boardroom, there’s no place for a Swatch. Here are six watches with executive style.

Sleek and spare, the Frédérique Constant Slim Line Automatic is the perfect wristwatch to complete a preppy look. $1,995; williambarthman.com

Photograph byJamie Chung for Bloomberg Businessweek

Wristwatches for the Boardroom

Frédérique Constant Slim Line Automatic
Frédérique Constant Slim Line Automatic

In the corporate boardroom, there’s no place for a Swatch. Here are six watches with executive style.

Sleek and spare, the Frédérique Constant Slim Line Automatic is the perfect wristwatch to complete a preppy look. $1,995; williambarthman.com

Photograph byJamie Chung for Bloomberg Businessweek
Movado SE Extreme
Movado SE Extreme

From a company admired for bold designs, the Extreme features a weighty, stainless steel bracelet and a generous 44mm dial. $2,495; movado.com

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Tommy Bahama Brisbane
Tommy Bahama Brisbane

Affordable, yet boasts top-notch components and a polished look and feel. As the brand hints, it’s water resistant, to 165 feet. $325; tommybahama.com

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Victorinox Alliance
Victorinox Alliance

From the minds behind Swiss Army, a watch about performance: precision timing from its three embedded stopwatches. $925; Bloomingdales Soho, (212) 729-5903

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Raymond Weil Maestro
Raymond Weil Maestro

A bracelet with a subtle touch of color. It’s also a throwback: Spade-shaped hour hands were once common in pocket watches. $1,450; tourneau.com

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Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars Extra-Thin
Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars Extra-Thin

Understated and ultra-luxurious, featuring 36 jewels, gold hands, and a sapphire caseback. $23,400; (888) 214-6858

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