Founded by Charles-Emile Tissot and his father in 1853, the Tissot brand of Swiss luxury watches were renowned for their precision from their very inception. An early pioneer of watchmaking education, Charles-Emile became synonymous with quality to the point where the Swiss government appointed him to the role of official National Inspector.
This catapulted Tissot watches to international superstardom overnight. Its reliable pocket watches became highly valued, receiving personal requests from the Russian Tsars. Famous entertainers also flocked to the brand, with Sarah Bernhardt wearing one of Tissot’s first wristwatches on the French stage.
Tissot’s innovation continued into the 20th century, creating the first non-magnetic Tissot watch that can be used safely in conjunction with the now burgeoning use of electricity. Soon, as times continued to change, so did Tissot, adapting to the evolving tastes of global fashion to fully engage with the aesthetics of the younger generations in the 1960s and beyond, all the while concealing technological breakthroughs like self-lubricating watches, creating legendary collections like the Tissot Powermatic 80, the Tissot Visodate, the Tissot Seastar, the Tissot Gentleman, the Tissot women’s watch, and many more.
Meanwhile, where the electronic watch revolution caused countless mechanical watchmakers to shutter their doors, Tissot flourished. A savvy partnership in the 1980s with Swatch paved the way forward, paving the way for the development of the world’s first tactile watch. Today, Tissot watches for men and women continue this tradition of innovative design and classic Swiss reliability and style.
Tissot Watch Collections
The Tissot Sailing Touch men’s watch collection features a tachymeter bezel, luminous hands, a perpetual calendar, and chronograph functionality, and multiple temperature, relative pressure, and digital compass readout settings round out this regatta-ready watch.
The Tissot T-Classic line of men’s and women’s watches feature round stainless-steel cases with analog displays, sapphire crystal dial covers, and either leather bands or stainless steel bracelet-style clasps for the ultimate in functionality and style.
The men’s and unisex watches of the Tissot T-Sport collection feature striking design with two-tone fabric or rubber straps, round 45mm cases, and the kind of accuracy and resiliency that have made them the favorite of professional sports players everywhere, from the NBA to MotoGP and beyond.
The Tissot Luxury collection of Powermatic women’s watches feature a round 33mm stainless steel case with sapphire crystal glass, a stainless steel bracelet-style band with deployment clasp, silver-tone hands, a calendar display, and mother-of-pearl face color. For when you want elegance as well as precision!
Known as the Lovely Silver Dial Ladies’ Watch, the Tissot T-Trend Collection is a slimline timepiece perfect for delicate wrists. With a case diameter of just 19.5mm and a thin woven stainless steel band, this women’s watch will never overpower your look.
The Tissot T-Round Collection of women’s watches feature a round 25mm analog case that tapers gently at the top and bottom to fit the stainless steel band. Studded with diamond markers to reinforce its elegant design, this ladies’ watch is as eye-catching as it is graceful.
With a rectangular silver dial offset by silver-tone hands and 31mm stainless steel case and 20mm bracelet-style band, the Tissot T-10 collection offers a slimline option for smaller and more elegant wrists.