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5 Stylish Chronographs to Pair with Your Classic Car and Casual Clothes

Oracle Time shoot - Omega Speedmaster 57’

Whether its cars or clothes, a classic always improves with age. That’s as true of a 1980s Audi Quattro, as it is with quality menswear. They don’t need to shout to get attention; their craftsmanship and understated style speak for themselves. We’ve paired these looks with a serious racing chronograph or five, and to match the refined styles we’ve focused on the elegant end of the sporting spectrum from Seiko, Carl F. Bucherer, Zenith, TAG Heuer and Omega.

Omega Speedmaster 57’

Omega Speedmaster 57’

Shop the Look:

  • Watch: Omega Speedmaster 57′, £7,450 at Omega.
  • Shirt: Long Sleeve Cotton Polo Shirt, £195 at Sunspel.
  • Jacket: Barn Jacket in Khaki Cotton Canvas, £730 at Anglo-Italian.
  • Jeans: Resolute 710 Denim Jeans, £220 at Trunk Clothiers.

Tag Heuer Autavia Chronometer Flyback

Tag Heuer Autavia Chronometer Flyback

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Carl F. Bucherer Manero Flyback

Carl F. Bucherer Manero Flyback

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Zenith Chronomaster Boutique Edition

Zenith Chronomaster Boutique Edition

Shop the Look:

  • Watch: Zenith Chronomaster Boutique Edition, £10,600 at Zenith.
  • T-Shirt: Classic White T-Shirt, £75 at Sunspel.
  • Jacket: Popover Blouson Brown Suede, £850 at Anglo-Italian.
  • Jeans: Bleach Wash Japanese Selvedge, £295 at Drake’s.
  • Bag: Commuter Olive Canvas, £575 at Bennett Winch.

Seiko Prospex Speedtimer 1964 Chronograph Re-Creation

Seiko Prospex Speedtimer 1964 Chronograph Re-Creation

Shop the Look:

  • Watch: Seiko Prospex Speedtimer 1964 Chronograph Re-Creation, £2,600 at Seiko.
  • T-Shirt: Cotton Knitted Sweater, £225 at Anderson & Sheppard.
  • Jacket: Denman Navy Cotton Field Jacket, £495 at Trunk Clothiers.
  • Trousers: Needlecord Ecru Japanese Trousers, £295 at Drake’s.
  • Sneakers: Nimble Dark Brown Sneakers, £350 at Harry’s of London.

Team Credits – Photographer: Tom Pettit, Fraser Vincent | Stylist & Model: Benedict Browne | Thanks to Leez Priory and Audi

About the author

Benedict Browne

Benedict is a London-based journalist, stylist, and brand consultant who champions British brands and artisanal menswear. He splits his time between Head of Content at the menswear and lifestyle agency Studio Graft and lending his services to magazines, both in the UK and internationally. You can follow him on Instagram at @benedict_browne.

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