Wristwatches have become one of the most versatile tools ever made as they continue to adapt to our ever-changing lifestyles. From luminescent dials, chronograph features, fitness trackers and even smartwatches, these nifty gadgets we wear on our wrists have evolved into different variations and the most interesting of all has to be the moon phase watch.
Moon phase watches display the lunar cycle either by a graphic or radial approach. These watches have been used by sailors and astronomers, but more and more people are admiring these timepieces for their artistic value. We have reviewed the best moon phase watches, adored for their style and function.
Rose gold tone definitely adds a touch of sophistication to any watch, and the Graf Zeppelin Swiss Moonphase Calendar Watch is a prime example of that. Paired with a velvet blue leather strap and dial, this timepiece is certainly a perfect choice for the style conscious.
The Arabic numerals are big enough to be read from a distance. The subdials feature a day-date-moon phase indicator, placed neatly in the middle for easy viewing without blocking any digits on the dial. This 40mm moon phase watch is powered by a Swiss Ronda 706B quartz movement, so you know you’re getting reliability with no hassle.
For those who are fond of classic Roman numerals on the watch dial, the Orient Men’s Sun and Moon is a great wristwatch to have. Combining the allure of its steel casing and blue leather straps, this watch definitely has a vintage feel when worn. The moon phase also has a sun indicator as well as a unique day and date feature. The diameter of the case is 42 millimeters, so it’s just the perfect slightly above average size. If you’re looking for a stylish dress watch, but want something that doesn’t look boring and bland, this is the perfect watch for you.
The Citizen Signature Collection Eco-Drive Watch has a lot of features combined in a single wristwatch. It has a leap year scale, day and month indicator, and a subdial for the 24H indicator. This watch even has a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal dial window that is dual-coated to reduce the glare.
The Citizen watch comes with a Japanese Quartz movement and the Citizen eco-drive technology, which means this watch has a rechargeable battery that can be powered by natural and artificial light. With this, you never have to worry about the battery running out! For its price, you are definitely getting your value for money.
The Longines Master Collection Men’s Watch comes in a traditional brown (alligator) leather strap, steel casing and white dial with the added aesthetic of the bosom moon phase.
It even has chronograph day and date features, making it a versatile all-in-one timepiece with a classic flair. The Swiss automatic movement is there to ensure you get everywhere on time, while the overall design makes it wearable for all occasions. Its all-white dial has a similar look to aviator watches, making it a perfect choice for those who prefer the classic look of traditional watches. If you’re into fashion and function, this watch is definitely for you.
The Baume & Mercier Clifton Moon Phase Swiss Watch has a one-of-a-kind calendar that features an extra hand to point at the date of the month. It has 2 additional subdials for the 24h indicator and day and month feature. This wristwatch has an all-steel casing and strap, including the bosom moon phase.
It comes with Rhodium (precious metal in the range of platinum) plated hands and numerals for extra gorgeous shine and visibility, while the blued steel hand emphasizes the chronograph feature. As a chronograph and moon phase watch combined into one, this timepiece definitely doesn’t feel too overdone, and has the right level of elegance and class for watch enthusiasts looking for the best value for money.