The ‘integrated bracelet’ is back. Now featuring on around three-quarters of all luxury watches, the popularity and allure of ‘IBs’ continue to grow. Setting them apart from more traditional spring-secured bar and lug designs, integrated bracelets seamlessly form part of the watch case, creating clean, unbroken lines and securing a timepiece in comfort and style.
HUBLOT BIG BANG INTEGRAL TITANIUM (pictured above)
Used extensively by Hublot for its lightness and resistance to corrosion, titanium is deployed throughout this statement 42mm automatic piece, with a fully integrated satin-finished and polished titanium bracelet with matching buckle clasp.
Hublot Big Bang Integral Titanium $20,900.00
Hublot Big Bang Integral Titanium £17,300.00
IWC PORTUGIESER YACHT CLUB CHRONOGRAPH
As a nautical sports watch, comfort and security are paramount for this 44.6mm stainless-steel automatic chronograph. A 22mm stainless-steel bracelet and elegant clasp keep the integrated design on an even keel.
IWC Portugieser Yacht Club $13,100.00
IWC Portugieser Yacht Club £11,600.00
SANTOS DE CARTIER
This stealthy 39.8mm automatic Santos De Cartier in ADLC steel comes with an integrated rubber bracelet and an additional black alligator-leather strap that’s ideal for dressier occasions. Thanks to Cartier’s QuickSwitch system, it’s easy to swap between the two.
Santos De Cartier in ADLC Steel $7,700.00
Santos De Cartier in ADLC Steel £7,050.00
OMEGA CONSTELLATION CO‑AXIAL MASTER CHRONOMETER
Instantly identifiable thanks to the four unique ‘claws’ on its case, this 36mm stainless-steel automatic Constellation is complemented by its elegant mono-rang stainless-steel integrated bracelet, which completes its classic dress-watch look.
Omega Constellation Co-Axial 36mm Mens Watch £5,190.00
PANERAI LUMINOR MARINA
With a heritage linked to the Italian Navy, you’d expect a heady mix of form and function within the 42mm Luminor Marina. The steel bracelet with individual ‘bridge’ links (inspired by the famous crown guard) is constructed without a single screw. Ergonomic and enticing.
Panerai Luminor 42mm PAM01028 £7,400.00
CHOPARD ALPINE EAGLE CHRONOGRAPH
Coming from a family ‘inspired by the majesty of nature’, the new Alpine Eagle Chronograph sits on a single-link ingot-shaped steel bracelet, defined by a raised central cap that pays tribute to the brand’s mountain heritage.
Chopard Alpine Eagle Mens £11,200.00
AUDEMARS PIGUET ROYAL OAK
In the world of haute horlogerie, the Royal Oak is one of the most instantly recognisable watch-and bracelet combinations. Here is the new 34mm automatic model featuring a stainless-steel bracelet with 18-carat pink-gold links and Audemars Piguet folding clasp, a perfect reflection of the case.
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak £20,900.00
TAG HEUER CARRERA SPORT CHRONOGRAPH
For a watch so closely associated with sporting endeavour and active lifestyles, it’s reassuring to know that this 44mm automatic Carrera’s steel bracelet has double safety pushbuttons on its folding clasp, giving extra security. This impressive piece houses the Heuer 02 automatic movement, providing an 80-hour power reserve.
TAG Heuer Carrera 44mm Mens Watch $5,750.00
TAG Heuer Carrera 44mm Mens Watch £4,695.00
GIRARD-PERREGAUX LAUREATO SKELETON EARTH TO SKY EDITION
Expertly crafted as an ode to fine mechanics, the automatic Laureato Skeleton’s 42mm ceramic case is paired with a robust integrated ceramic bracelet and triple-folding buckle. It’s engineered for maximum comfort.
Girard Perregaux Laureato Skeleton Earth To Sky Edition
Girard Perregaux Laureato Skeleton Earth To Sky Edition £28,500.00
TUDOR BLACK BAY FIFTY-EIGHT
One of today’s most sought-after steel watches, this 39mm automatic Black Bay pays tribute to the brand’s historical connection to the French Navy with a new ‘TUDOR blue’ colourway. With its riveted steel bracelet, this Black Bay Fifty-Eight illustrates why ‘IBs’ are so popular.