Moonphase watches add an extra complication to track the lunar cycle — all 29-and-a-half-days of it. While certainly an impressive feat of engineering, tracking the moon across the watch’s face is also a whimsical touch. And every man needs a bit — and only a bit — of whimsy.
FROM LEFT TO RIGHT:
Artelier Complication ($4,450) by Oris; Captain Moonphase ($16,600) by Zenith, at European Jewellery; Master Ultra Thin Moon stainless steel ($11,100) by Jaeger-LeCoultre, at Humbertown Jewellers; Transocean Chronograph 1461 ($11,830) by Breitling; Portuguese Perpetual Calendar 18K Red Gold ($43,900) by IWC, at Humbertown Jewellers.