Wayfarer review: Tissot’s elegant and versatile Powermatic 80 Silicium

by James Wilkinson

Switzerland’s Tissot has been synonymous with legendary watchmaking since 1853 and the brand continues to release classically elegant, stylish timepieces on a regular basis that both look great and function particularly well.

One of the recent releases that has captured our attention is the Tissot Powermatic 80 Silicium, which isn’t just elegant, but lightweight, stylish and adaptable with many outfits, both casual and formal.

You’ll find an exhibition case at the back that lets you admire the inner workings of the watch, while also feeling comfortable on the skin.

The watch also features a silicon balance spring, which means greater longevity of up to 80 hours of reserve power, as well as heightened precision and resistance to magnetic fields.

The Tissot Powermatic 80 Silicium‘s rotor is also finely engraved with the ‘Waves of Time’ decoration, adding extra style to what is a brilliant everyday watch.

While many watches of a similar price range from other brands might look stylish and feel good, the brilliant x-factor here is the 80 hours of reserve power, particularly when your watch is off your wrist as you sleep or work out.

The Tissot Powermatic 80 Silicium is available from AU$1250 from retail stores nationwide and with free shipping from the brand’s website.