Best quality replica watches are emotional objects. We don’t need them. We want them. And we use them to mark important occasions. Birthdays, graduations, career milestones … you name it, they act as talismans of success and remind us of the moments that are special to us. Speaking to this theme, one of the questions we receive most at Time+Tide HQ goes something along the lines of this: “I want to buy a watch for my child’s 18th birthday, but I don’t know what to get. Can you guys point me in the right direction?” We wanted to tackle that question head on, and offer a few suggestions on the best 18th birthday gift watches — all ringing the till under $2K AU. Let’s get into it.
TAG Heuer Formula 1 Fake With Blue Dial
For Australians, TAG Heuer copy is a brand that looms large in our collective consciousness. It’s always been one of the most well-known Swiss watchmakers and therefore an obvious go-to for a milestone gift. One of the most popular TAG Heuer references is the Formula 1, loved for its universally wearable 41mm case diameter and its robust build quality. The blue dial has a sunburst finishing that catches the light beautifully, and with 200m of water resistance, you don’t need to wear kid gloves with it around water. As someone’s first good watch, this Swiss movement TAG Heuer replica is a strong choice.
Longines HydroConquest Replica With Black Bezel
The high quality copy Longines HydroConquest is a modern dive watch that looks just as good in the boardroom as it does at the beach. And even if your 18-year-old isn’t going to be setting foot into many boardrooms for the forseeable future, the 41mm steel case will look comfortable on any wrist. In essence, it’s the quintessential dive watch, with an unassuming black dial, date window and reliable automatic movement. Everything you need and nothing you don’t.