12 Luxury Watches With Date Functions September 6, 2018 | BY Charlene Co After its time-telling role, the date function is probably the most useful feature of a watch. Whether you prefer the date placed boldly front and centre or inconspicuously in a discreet window, here are some stunningly elegant timepieces to consider START GALLERY Watches #Watches #Luxury #Timeless #DateFunction #Timepieces Related Stories 7 Ocean-Hued Timepieces To Wear This Season September 10, 2018 | BY Cherry Lai photo_library 11 High Jewellery Pieces That'll Have You Seeing Green August 31, 2018 | BY Hong Kong Tatler photo_library Rolex And Cinema Through The Years August 27, 2018 | BY Melissa Twigg Step Into Aquazzura Founder Edgardo Osorio's Eclectic Florentine Home August 24, 2018 | BY Hong Kong Tatler photo_library Our Top Picks Of The Finest Watches From Fashion Houses August 22, 2018 | BY Brian Cheong 7 Things To Know About Chanel's Code Coco Watch August 21, 2018 | BY Charlene Co photo_library 12 Luxury Watches With Date Functions September 6, 2018 | BY Charlene Co × Photo: Courtesy of Tudor Tudor Launched at Baselworld as a homage to Tudor’s heritage, the 1926 is poised to be a hot seller this year. The date is presented discreetly on the watch’s embossed dial, a signature of this vintage-inspired line. Advertisement Click To Skip Photo: Courtesy of A. Lange & Söhne A. Lange & Söhne The Saxonia Outsize Date with a white-gold case and a solid silver black dial has a large date aperture at 12 o’clock, which is beautifully balanced with a subsidiary seconds window at six o’clock. (Related: 3 GMT Watches For The Practical-Minded Jetsetter) Photo: Courtesy of H. Moser & Cie H. Moser & Cie Venturer Big Date Purity comes with the brand’s inimitable fumé dial, matched perfectly with a red-gold case and chocolate-coloured Kudu leather strap. Photo: Courtesy of A Glashütte Original Glashütte Original The ultimate retro watch, the Sixties Panorama Date comes with a cool green dial with a dégradé effect, which makes the green shade appear increasingly saturated towards the centre. Photo: Courtesy of A Frank Muller Franck Muller The Vanguard Glacier makes a bold statement with a glacier PVD treatment applied to the brand’s signature Cintrée Curvex stainless steel case. A discreet date window peers out at six o’clock. (Related: 5 Cartier Libre Watches That'll Challenge Your Perception Of Time) Advertisement Click To Skip Photo: Courtesy of Breitling Breitling With the new Navitimer 8 Day & Date watch, you get both the day and date. With a 41mm case, it’s designed for smaller wrists and is a perfect everyday timepiece. Photo: Courtesy of Patek Phillipe Patek Philippe Launched this year, the Ref 5205G-013 watch packs a myriad of complications within a 41mm case. As well as the date, this timepiece displays the day, month, annual calendar and moon phase. Photo: Courtesy of Zenith Zenith The Defy Classic is for those who can’t decide between a sporty or a classic watch. It comes in a 41mm brushed-titanium case with a blue sunray-patterned dial and a date indication at three o’clock. Photo: Courtesy of Chanel Chanel The Boy.Friend Tweed is for those who want something feminine but not necessarily delicate. It comes with a beige-gold case, a diamond-set bezel, an opaline guilloché dial, and a soft tweed bracelet. (Related: 9 Of The Best World-Time Watches) Advertisement Click To Skip Photo: Courtesy of Chopard Chopard The LUC XPS 1860 Officer is rather stunning with its honeycomb hand-guillochéd gold dial. A discreet date aperture sits at six o’clock right below the small seconds window. Photo: Courtesy of Blancpain Blancpain The Villeret Grande Date Jour Rétrograde is a stunning watch with a double-stepped bezel, svelte profile and understated hands. It also displays both the date and retrograde day of the week. Photo: Courtesy of Rolex Rolex Crafted in Oystersteel and 18K Everose gold, the Datejust 36 makes an elegant and versatile woman’s timepiece with its two-tone colour scheme and a 70-hour power reserve. This article first appeared on hk.asiatatler.com.