3 Luxury Watch Trends in 2024

While vintage bags and accessories dominate the luxury fashion scene, pre-owned luxury watches stand out as a world of their own. There is art that goes into both crafting these unique watches, as well as collecting them.

Every year brings something new and the world of vintage luxury watches is no exception to that. Luxury watches are a classic investment for vintage enthusiasts, but 2024 brings the luxury watch fashion a step forward.

New Era of Luxury Watches

Luxury watch lovers are now up for a harmonious blend of sophistication and innovation. As collectors and watch experts explore the latest trends, three key themes seem to stand out – the practicality of dress watches, the simplicity of small-sized timepieces, and the vibrancy of color dial watches.

Back to Casual Luxury Style: Dress Watches

Dress watches are having a major comeback in 2024, Sports steel models, like the popular Omega Speedmaster, will continue adorning the hands of those who would like to keep wearing luxury fashion in casual circumstances. These timepieces, characterized by their slim profiles, simple dials, and minimalistic designs, particularly stand out as a classic choice that combines refined style and functionality. Watchmakers lately tend to emphasize more on the crafting of more casual, simple-looking watch that serve a massive-use purpose instead of the all time classic sports-style luxury watches.

Leading luxury watchmakers are reviving vintage watch designs, infusing modern elements to create dress watches that seamlessly blend tradition with contemporary aesthetics. Brands like Jaeger-LeCoultre are reintroducing iconic models, showcasing the craftsmanship and attention to detail that define the dress watch category.

pre-owned Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris watch

Minimal Luxury: Small Size Watches

In 2024, a notable trend emerges as smaller-sized watches take center stage. The era of oversized timepieces is giving way to a more discreet and refined approach according to popular demand in the vintage luxury watch market Don’t be surprised if you see your favorite pre-owned watch models reduce their case size to 36-39mm or even less.

To give you an example of a small-case minimalist watch, we would recommend Cartier Panthere 18K Gold Steel Leather Quartz:

vintage CARTIER Panthere 18K Gold Steel model watch

This minimalist tendency could be easily predicted since it goes hand in hand with the increasing demand of dress watches. The recent fashion movement of simplicity applies not only in minimalist designs but also minimal sizes which, in result, might make rise towards more unisex style of watches. It will be exciting to see what kind of innovative technologies may be applied to this new minimalist watch style.

Vibrant Luxury Fashion: Color Dial Watches

In 2024, the dial takes center stage as color becomes a defining element in luxury watch trends.  Swifting away from the conventional black and white dials, watchmakers are embracing a spectrum of hues or designs, turning dials into a palette of crafting art.

Tag Heuer Carrera 1887 Chronograph stands out with its blue dial without losing its sporty style.


Luxury watch brands are incorporating colored dials into both dress watches and more casual designs, providing options for various occasions and styles. This trend allows individuals to express their unique taste and add a pop of color to their wrist, making a bold yet sophisticated statement.

Make the step forward…

Pre-owned luxury watches combine high-end craftmanship with technology, while keeping up-to-date with the newest luxury fashion trends. As the industry involves we will be seeing a bigger blend of technology and style. Innovation remains, after all, the cornerstone of the luxury watch scene. On GLOBAZONE ELADY we have a wide collection of luxury watches that follow the newest trends, for all styles and tastes.