Right Now: Elegant Men's Watches

So long, watches on steroids — 42 mm dials and under are taking over.

From left: 1. A horseshoe-like strap attachment on the Arceau's rose-gold case refers to Hermes' heritage. $24,500 at Hermes Costa Mesa and Madison Avenue in New York., hermes.com; 2. IWC's latest chronograph in rose gold features a power reserve of 44 hours without winding and a quarter-second dial for precision timing. $24,400 at IWC Beverly Hills, iwc.com. 3. The Classic Manufacture in rose gold by Chopard (Colin Firth is a fan of the brand on the red carpet) beats at 28,800 vibrations per hour for ultimate accuracy. $14,740 at Chopard Costa Mesa, chopard.com. 4. Patek Phillipe's latest Calatrava is crafted in rose gold and features its signature dial with seconds subdial. $26,800 at Tiffany & Co. Beverly Hills and Fifth Avenue in New York, patek.com. 5. The Oyster Perpetual Sky-Dweller by Rolex (Matt Damon's a fan) has a rotatable command bezel that allows the wearer to set functions effortlessly. $39,550 at Geary's Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills. rolex.com