There is nothing quite like a power-player watch, a sophisticated statement-maker that does certain jobs for you—and subtly suggests you have arrived.
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IWC Portuguese Chronograph ($15,600): Mechanical chronograph self-winding movement with 44 hours of power reserve, in 18k rose gold with a black alligator strap. Stopwatch function with minutes and seconds, and a small hackings seconds feature. Levinson Jewelers, 888 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-462-8880; levinsonjewelers.com
Harry Winston Midnight Big Date ($30,700): In rose gold with a silver dial on an alligator strap. Features off-centered hours and minutes, and a twin-aperture big date at six o’clock. King Jewelers, 18265 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura, 305-935-4900; kings1912.com
Carl F. Bucherer Patravi ChronoDate Annual Calendar ($42,000): Chronograph with big date at 12 o’clock, annual calendar, COSCcertified chronometer chronograph and 18k rose-gold bracelet. H & H Jewels, 3434 Main Hwy., Miami, 305-442-9760; hhjewels.com
Ralph Lauren Sporting World Time ($26,000): In 18k rose gold on a black alligator strap, with dual time-zone capability and made of 305 components with 34 jewels. Tourneau, Aventura Mall, 19501 Biscayne Blvd., 305-932-2280; tourneau.com
Cartier Calibre de Cartier Multi-Time Zone ($39,300): An 18k rose-gold piece housing the 287-part Caliber 9909 MC and offering home time, travel time, day/night indications and the difference between the two selected time zones. Saks Fifth Avenue, Dadeland Mall, 7535 N. Kendall Dr., South Miami, 305-662-8655; saks.com