By Travel & Leisure
June 15, 2009

Van Cleef & Arpels takes classic Swiss watch design to the next level with the Monsieur Arpels Alarm GMT (800/822-5797; $11,000). Unlike other timepieces in its class, this automatic steel model, with an alligator strap, has a handy alarm. It'll keep you ticking in every time zone. —ELIZABETH WOODSON