Stainless steel watches have come a long way from their days as sports watches. Today’s steel watches can take you from the beach to a black-tie affair. When Patek Philippe and Audemars Piguet introduced the Nautilus and the Royal Oak as luxury steel sport watches in the 1970s, it was a revolution in quiet luxury. Today, these are still the hottest models, and nearly every watch brand has a steel watch that reflects its aesthetics and appeals to the more casual way we dress today. Here is our selection of the best luxury stainless steel watches.