As far as statement dials go, an all white version is one of our favorites. A definite classic yet clean and modern looking, a white color dial will transition seamlessly across all seasons, never looking out of place. The watches we carefully selected to include in this list feature a white face, often with black or silver markings for the hour indicators and hands. White dial watches can range from sleek and minimalistic to intricate and decorative, making them a versatile choice for any occasion. In this article, we will explore the various styles available, spanning different price categories so you can find your new favorite. Whether you are a seasoned collector or new to the world of horology, a white dial watch is a must-have, classic option for your collection.
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Spinnaker Dumas Regatta White
The Spinnaker Dumas White Regatta watch features a bold, vintage 1970s-inspired octagonal case that is sturdy and provides the perfect frame for the bezel and dial. The stainless steel case and bracelet goes well with the white dial, while the black unidirectional bezel and black accent colors for the hour markers provide a very exciting contrast. To make the look of the watch even more dynamic, the hour markers and the minute hand are further highlighted with a secondary vibrant red color.
A classy and sporty option with a reliable Japanese automatic movement (NH35) provided by Seiko.
Hamilton Khaki Navy Scuba
Quartz 37 mm
Automatic 43 mm
Luxury meets sport in this Hamilton dive watch, designed to be equally functional during a vacation near the beach or while deep sea exploring. The ceramic bezel protects it from corrosive elements such as sand and saltwater.
We’re featuring two variations of the same look:
- The first one is with a quartz movement and a smaller case width (37 mm). This is a perfect size for smaller wrists as an everyday go-to timepiece. The cost of this version is around $600.
- The second option comes with Hamilton’s own H-10 automatic movement that provides an impressive 80-hour power reserve. This is a larger version, as the case width is 43 mm. The price point is at around a more than reasonable $1,000.
Longines Master Collection Silver
Since its inception, Longines has been producing outstanding watches as a traditional watchmaking company. Today, the Longines Master Collection is the ideal representation of this business spirit, as seen by the popularity this collection has attained since its introduction in 2005. The numerous models in this series, which are all equipped with self-winding movements, provide a variety of unique characteristics. The Longines Master Collection combines the timeless beauty and superb craftsmanship that never cease to surprise people who value fine watches.
The beautiful guilloché pattern on the dial completes the classic design look and is further amplified by the moonphase complication at 6 o’clock position. Additionally, the blue color of the hour and minute hands are giving the perfect amount of modern touch to this classic beauty.
Hamilton Khaki Field Mechanical
The Hamilton Khaki Field Mechanical watch is a classic timepiece with a vintage design. The 38 mm stainless steel case and durable NATO strap give it a sturdy, durable feel, while the white dial and triangular indexes with old radium color Super-LumiNova® provide a clean, legible display. The three-hand display and mechanical movement give it a traditional feel, making it a great choice for fans of mechanical watches. Its military inspiration and heritage are kept alive with the traditionally smaller case width and the mechanical movement.
Tissot Le Locle Powermatic 80
The Tissot Le Locle Powermatic 80 is an elegant timepiece with the visual focus being on the dial exclusively. The sizable black Roman numerals against the silver dial with the thin sword hour and minute hands are very classy elements. The guilloché pattern on the dial makes the overall look a lot more exciting, but the flat smooth ring under the hour marks ensures the pattern will not be too much and overwhelming, and this nice visual break maintains the timepiece’s classic long-lasting feel.
Dan Henry 1975 Skin Diver
The Dan Henry 1975 is a ’70s inspired skin diving watch that can be your everyday go-to timepiece. The vintage elements of the dial are made a bit more dynamic with the bright orange second hand. The reliable Miyota 9015 automatic movement provides 42 hours of power reserve, and the case at 39 mm width makes this a perfect fit for all wrist sizes.
Frederique Constant Worldtimer
Frederique Constant is an often overlooked brand, however, they produce exceptional timepieces both in quality and design. The Worldtimer is no exception as this watch is ideal for any (including formal) occasions. Frederique Constant’s own FC-718 automatic movement provides accurate and reliable timekeeping with up to 42 hours power reserve. The 42 mm case width makes the watch big enough to make all the intricate details visible – like the guilloché pattern -, but it’s still not big enough to be a too large option for smaller wrist sizes.
Nomos Zürich 806
Hannes Wettstein, a Swiss industrial designer who has won several awards, created this beautiful automatic watch for NOMOS Glashütte. The NOMOS Zürich 806 has been a classic for a long time as its thin bezel, excitingly intricate casing, and white silver-plated dial make this timepiece an evergreen design. The coolly elegant dial in polished silver-gray is a very classy look for almost any occasion!
Nomos Tetra Neomatik 39
The square NOMOS Tetra Neomatik 39 has an ultra-thin and very accurate automatic caliber. The movement itself is only 3.2 millimeters in height, and case is 7.2 millimeters, which allows the watch to fit very elegantly beneath the cuff.
The coolly elegant dial in polished silver-gray is a very classy look for almost any occasion!
Cartier Santos Medium Automatic
The Cartier Santos watch was born in 1904, the first ever men’s wrist watch, which also happened to be a pilot watch. The Cartier Santos is a fantastic timepiece, with design integrity, and construction quality. This is truly one of the most iconic timepieces.The coolly elegant dial in polished silver-gray is a very classy look for almost any occasion!
Bell & Ross BR 03-92 DIVER WHITE
The Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Diver White watch was designed by a team of watchmakers and divers who wanted to create a timepiece that could meet the needs of professional divers working in icy underwater conditions. These divers rely on their watches not only to keep track of time, but also as a safety tool in this treacherous yet captivating environment. The BR 03-92 Diver White watch draws inspiration from icy underwater environments, featuring a white dial, a rare color choice for Bell & Ross, which symbolizes purity. A unique pick!
Tag Heuer Aquaracer
This version of the Tag Heuer Aquaracer has a comparatively smaller case size (40 mm), which makes it a very comfortable wear for most wrist sizes – yet its smaller size isn’t an issue when it comes to readability, thanks to the dial’s clean design. The stainless steel rotating bezel has a slightly angular shape, which gives it a very cool, masculine look.
You can’t go wrong with this classic.
Omega Seamaster 300 M
The Omega Seamaster Professional Diver 300M is a true watchmaking icon. Since its creation in 1993, it has undergone a steady evolution using the most cutting-edge technology and innovation to become one of the most genuine ocean timepieces in the world.
The watches and movements in the current Seamaster Diver 300M series are all Master Chronometer certified, providing you with the best level of precision, chronometric performance, and magnetic resistance in the Swiss watch industry. The Omega Seamaster is a wonderful choice whether you’re a seasoned diver, a James Bond fan, or simply a lover of high-end luxury timepieces.