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Pairing the Best Pilot Watches With the Fliest Aviation-Inspired Looks

Retro Aviation Outfit style shoot

From rugged bombers to sharp military separates, the uniform that comes with a life on the wing has long had enduring appeal. We take the fliest fashion and timepieces from the stratosphere to the street.

Oris ProPilot TLP Limited Edition

Oracle Time Style Shoot - Oris ProPilot TLP Limited Edition
Oris ProPilot TLP Limited Edition

Shop the Look:

  • Watch: Oris ProPilot TLP Limited Edition, £1,850 at Oris.
  • Shirt: Sunspel classic T-shirt, £75 at Sunspel.
  • Jacket: Type B-3 LCSQUAD bomber jacket, €875 at Schott NYC.
  • Jeans: Rag & Bone slim fit organic jeans, £195 at MR PORTER.
  • Boots: ‘Aldershot’ Dark Brown Scotch Grain & Dark Brown Rough-Out Suede boots, £500 at Crockett & Jones.
  • Necklace: Army dog tag chain, £9 at Army Dog Tags.

Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Red Radar Ceramic

Oracle Time Style Shoot - Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Red Radar Ceramic
Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Red Radar Ceramic

Shop the Look:

  • Watch: Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Red Radar Ceramic, £3,600 at Bell & Ross.
  • Shirt: Sunspel classic T-shirt, £75 at Sunspel.
  • Jumpsuit: Snow Peak jumpsuit, £690 at Snow Peak.
  • Boots: Dr Martens 1460 Mono Smooth Leather Ankle Boots, £149, at Dr Martens.
  • Socks: Sackville cotton socks, £13 at Pantherella.
  • Necklace: Army dog tag chain, £9 at Army Dog Tags.

Longines Spirit Titanium 40mm Automatic

Oracle Time Style Shoot - Longines Spirit Titanium 40mm Automatic
Longines Spirit Titanium 40mm Automatic

Shop the Look:

  • Watch: Longines Spirit Titanium 40mm Automatic, £2,170 at Longines.
  • Shirt: Relax White T-shirt, £50 at Hamilton + Hare.
  • Overshirt: Polo Ralph Lauren Cuban-collar palm-print shirt, £179 at MATCHESFASHION.
  • Jeans: Frame clean straight jean, £305 at Harrods.
  • Boots: Classic Chelsea boots, $279.99 at Redwing.
  • Necklace: Miansai sterling silver chain, £155 at MR PORTER.
  • Bracelet: A.P.C. silver tone ID bracelet, £100 at MR PORTER.

Zenith Pilot Type 20 Chronograph Rescue Watch

Oracle Time Style Shoot - Zenith Pilot Type 20 Chronograph Rescue Watch
Zenith Pilot Type 20 Chronograph Rescue Watch

Shop the Look:

  • Watch: Zenith Pilot Type 20 Chronograph Rescue Watch, £6,700 at Zenith.
  • Shirt: Sunspel classic T-shirt, £75 at Sunspel.
  • Overshirt: Mr P. cotton chambray shirt, £135 at MR PORTER.
  • Jacket: Patched A-2 Flight jacket LCFLIGHTVINT, €475 at Schott NYC.
  • Jeans: Mr P. slim fit selvedge jeans, £215 at MR PORTER.
  • Necklace: Miansai sterling silver chain, £155 at MR PORTER.
  • Boots: ‘Aldershot’ Dark Brown Scotch Grain & Dark Brown Rough-Out Suede boots, £500 at Crockett & Jones.

Hamilton Khaki Aviation X-Wind Auto Chrono

Oracle Time Style Shoot - Hamilton Khaki Aviation X-Wind Auto Chrono
Hamilton Khaki Aviation X-Wind Auto Chrono

Shop the Look:

  • Watch: Hamilton Khaki Aviation X-Wind Auto Chrono, £1,890 at Hamilton.
  • Shirt: Relaxed-fit crest shirt, £125 at GANT.
  • Trousers: FRAME brown wide leg trousers, £265 at Harrods.

Team Credits – Photographer: Fraser Vincent | Stylist: Jessica Punter | Groomer: Tim Pateman | Model: Russell White | Location Manager: Gaz Hayden

About the author

Shane C. Kurup

Shane is a men’s style editor who has worked for a range of leading titles, including The MR PORTER Journal, Men’s Health UK, Esquire US, PORT, The Telegraph and Wallpaper*. He’s rather partial to a jazzy silk shirt, wide-leg trousers and a gin and Dubonnet (or three).

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