Oris Big Crown ProPilot Worldtimer image from http://www.ablogtowatch.com/oris-big-crown-propilot-worldtimer-watch/.

We’ve always thought Oris timepieces were a solid value for the money.

Although Oris isn’t as well known to non-horology fans, most people in the know have seen some pieces from the brand they wouldn’t mind flossing to work on Monday morning.

Keeping it classy with the dark brown croc strap and the grey face. Image from https://www.oris.ch/en/watch/oris-big-crown-propilot-worldtimer/.

More recently, we ran across an Instagram post and a blog post from the folks from ABlogtoWatch.com, featuring the Oris Big Crown ProPilot Worldtimer.

Personally, I’m a big fan of “pilot” watches because:

  • The layout is usually super clean (for pilots to see the time right away)
  • The design is something you can wear for 40 years without it looking out of style, and
  • Pilot watches usually have multiple time zones (because I like to travel a lot).

We’d pair this timepiece with our favorite black tactical turtleneck. Image from https://www.oris.ch/en/watch/oris-big-crown-propilot-worldtimer/.

What’s even better with the Oris Big Crown ProPilot Worldtimer is you can choose between two faces (black or grey) and you can choose between several straps (leather, stainless and textile).

If I had the $3,600 to $3,850 to spend I would rock either the textile strap (which only comes with the black face) or the dark brown crocodile strap with a grey face.

This one we would pair with out favorite green bomber jacket. Image from https://www.oris.ch/en/watch/oris-big-crown-propilot-worldtimer/

Regardless of what color combo you go with, once you have this bad boy on your wrist, it would be perfectly fine to answer any question with, “That’s right Ice.  I AM DANGEROUS.”

For more information you can check out Oris’ official website here or the full review from ABlogtoWatch.com here.

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