BQ Watches Picks of the Month
October 2023

Welcome to our October Picks of the Month at BQ Watches! Autumn has arrived, and, as every month, we are thrilled to present a curated selection of timepieces that combine elegance with exceptional functionality. Each month, we spotlight the best watches from renowned brands in our inventory, showcasing masterful examples of horological craftsmanship. 

This October, we’re emphasizing a blend of rich aesthetics married with advanced tool watch features, ensuring our picks not only look stunning but also deliver on performance. Whether you’re a seasoned collector or just starting your horological journey, join us as we dive deep into a world where style and precision coexist beautifully.


2022 Tudor Black Bay Chrono

Model Number 79360N

The Tudor Black Bay Chrono 79360N elegantly marries the brand’s dive watch heritage with the complexity of a chronograph, resulting in a timepiece that’s both a functional tool and a style statement. 

Its striking black and white “panda” dial is not only reminiscent of iconic chronographs of the past but also adds a touch of modern flair to this vintage-inspired piece. The bold contrast between the white main dial and the black sub-dials provides excellent readability, while the snowflake hour hand, a signature feature of the Black Bay line, offers a nod to Tudor’s storied past.

Classic Style. World-Class Craftsmanship.

Beyond its aesthetic appeal, the Black Bay Chrono doesn’t skimp on technical prowess. Its chronograph function, a complication that measures short durations and adds a sporty edge to the timepiece, is seamlessly integrated into the design without overshadowing the primary time-telling features. 

The robustness of the watch, coupled with its water resistance, marks it as a true tool watch, ready to face both adventures and daily wear. Yet, its undeniably stylish panda dial ensures it won’t look out of place at more formal occasions, demonstrating Tudor’s ability to blend functionality with fashion seamlessly.

Browse our complete selection of Tudor Black Bay watches.


Panerai Luminor Regatta

Model Number BB1148466

The Panerai Luminor Regatta BB1148466 is a timepiece that encapsulates the very essence of Italian elegance merged with practical maritime functionality. A salute to Panerai’s naval heritage, the watch boasts a design that radiates both class and sophistication, making it perfect for watch enthusiasts who desire style without sacrificing performance. 

The signature cushion-shaped case and iconic crown guard, trademarks of the Luminor line, add a robust character to the watch, while subtle design cues pay homage to the brand’s rich Italian heritage, making it a standout in any collection.

Italian Beauty from the Office to the Sea

Functionality, especially for marine enthusiasts and sailors, is where the Luminor Regatta truly shines. Its dedicated chronograph function is meticulously designed for regatta timing – crucial in the countdown to the start of a yacht race. This feature ensures that participants are on the mark as they set sail, underscoring Panerai’s commitment to creating world-class tool watches tailored to specific adventures. Yet, the integration of this complication doesn’t compromise the watch’s aesthetics, ensuring that the Luminor Regatta remains a beacon of style, whether on the waves or enjoying an aperitivo by the marina.

If you like this timepiece, be sure to browse our complete selection of Panerai Luminor watches.


Breitling Navitimer 8

Model Number 46049

The Breitling Navitimer 8, model number 46049, represents a seamless fusion of luxurious aesthetics with impeccable functionality, making it a must-have for the modern connoisseur. This particular variant, presented in opulent rose gold, exudes an air of timeless elegance. The chocolate dial, a color that harmoniously complements the gold, is both captivating and refined, offering a visual warmth and depth that truly draws the eye. 

This aesthetic allure is further elevated by the brown leather strap, which not only provides a comfortable fit but also adds a touch of classic sophistication to the overall design.

A True Tool Watch at Heart

But the Navitimer 8 isn’t just about good looks. As with all Breitling timepieces, it’s a true tool watch at heart. Its chronograph function, a nod to Breitling’s aviation heritage, allows for precise time measurement, ideal for pilots and adventurers alike. The clearly marked indices and luminescent hands ensure readability in various lighting conditions, highlighting the brand’s commitment to usability and practicality. In this masterpiece, Breitling effortlessly marries advanced tool watch features with a design that’s both elegant and contemporary, affirming its reputation as a leading name in the world of luxury horology.

Browse our complete selection of Breitling Navitimer watches.

Here to Help You Find the Perfect Watch

As October comes to a close, we hope you’ve enjoyed our top picks for the month. At BQ Watches, we’re all about finding the perfect watch for you, whether you’re a long-time collector or just looking for something special. This month’s choices show how great design can meet top-notch features.

Thanks for joining us, and stay tuned for more amazing watches next month!

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