Any Time, Any Wear: 10 Best Watches for Men

The world’s most famous pocket watch first appears in King Henry VIII portrait. It was in World War I that wrist watches gained popularity among men. Fast-forward to 2019, men's watches are a hip fashion accessory, one of the few that men have available to them.

Not only are they a fashion and style statement, but they also tell time. Gentleman, you don't want to be the guy that checks the time on his smartphone. So, whether you rock a rugged, chronograph or a classic, dapper dress watch, your choice of a watch says a lot about you.

Here are the 10 best watches for men in 2019.

1. Daniel Wellington Bristol Watch

This watch spells minimalism. If that sounds like your style, then look nowhere else. It is specifically and elegantly designed for the urban gentleman into consideration. It has a white dial, 40mm and 6mm thick silver case with a dark brown leather strap which adds together a tasteful and timeless piece.

It looks effortlessly elegant and can be dressed up or down. The watch is made complete with a mineral dial window powered by a Japanese quartz movement. It’s keen on clean lines and a simple but sophisticated look, this understated timepiece is the minimal way to express your dapper taste.

It’s also important to note that its water resistance depth is up to 100Ft.

2. Michael Kors Lexington Watch

This is definitely a sophisticated and stylish timepiece off the Michael Kors catalogue. It features a 44mm and 13mm thick stainless steel case, strong mineral crystal to shield the piece from scratches. To all water junkies, it is water resistant to 100m deep, hence suitable for snorkeling and swimming.

The sleek artwork offers a lightweight 5.76 Ounces casual concept, housing a classic shiny black case. Last but not least, it features a fold over double push buckle clasp closure, water resistant to 330Ft, stationary bezel function and solid analogue Japanese Quartz movement.

3. TAG Heuer Monaco Calibre 12 Watch

This square case has a 39mm and 15mm thick stainless steel. The blue Barton watch bands leather strap of this Swiss piece creates the elegant 15.84 Ounces piece of artwork.

The scratch-resistant sapphire crystal is the perfect accessory for any type of adventure. It's also water resistant to a depth of 330 Feet.

4. Rolex Submariner Black Dial Stainless Steel Automatic Watch

Rolex’s catalogue boasts of being among the timeless luxury watch brands. Submariner is one of the well-known types of brand. This 5.60-ounce timepiece has a stainless steel case and Oyster bracelet with a deployment buckle.

Its 40mm and 13mm thick case feature a unidirectional cerachrom rotating bezel and houses a stylish black dial. The round dial window made from scratch-resistant sapphire crystal ensures the longevity of this timepiece.

This piece also boasts a water resistance of 300m, making it go-to swimming and diving.

5. Hublot Classic Fusion Ultra-Thin Skeleton Titanium

Hublot is without a doubt one of the best watches for men and definitely had to be on this year’s Baselworld show. This Classic Fusion brings the old-school artistry of watchmaking into the 21st century.

Featuring an unparalleled, urban, architectural aesthetic, this classy timepiece creates a smooth and masculine look to transition its wearer from the office to after-hours functions with ease. The beauteous case is 45mm in diameter and fashioned from polished and satin-finished titanium.

While this creates a contemporary style for the watch, the leather strap adds a classic touch and a dice of sophistication.

6. Casio G-Shock Frogman GWF D-1000 Diver Watch

This 2016 round 5.3mm and 18mm thick and 4.96 Ounces digital model by Casio is ideal for its functionality. This watch is adaptable and works well with casual looks. The carbon fibre band offers is also a notable feature.

This timepiece’s water resistance depth is up to 200M

7. Samsung Gear Fit2

For the fitness enthusiasts, Samsung’s Gear Fit 2 which is one of the cool watches boasts of a built-in GPS to track your run. It can as monitor every step, and get precise real-time data.

The advanced gadget also keeps track of one’s daily actions to provide useful data. Another of this device’s highlight is its music feature. It enables you to keep your favorite tracks or link to your smartphone with iTunes to access loads of music.

8. Huawei Watch

Huawei boasts of having some of the best watches for men in the tech realm. This fashionable and refined device features a sleek, 1.4-inch full circle display that allows you to connect with the world from your wrist.

You can as well customize its look by choosing from a range of custom watch faces and bands that are easily swapped. The device provides notifications and alerts for calls, texts, and apps and is a precise fitness tracker with enhanced heart rate tracking.

9. Casio Vintage Electro Luminescence Watch

The classic Casio digital watch will outlive numerous generations. The first Casio digital timepiece from the 80s gained a massive fan base. In this modern age, you have the luxury of enjoying retro design with the numerous pros of a digital timepiece.

It features a luminescent backlight in a plastic case with stainless steel backing and link bracelet. This contemporary classic piece has added benefits. These include a calendar, an alarm clock, stopwatch, and seven-year battery life.

Perfect for the urban gentleman who appreciates a classic look- because some things never and shouldn’t change.

10. Omega Speedmaster 57-Coaxial Chronograph Watch

Gold is a dauntless representation of power. Suffice-it-to-say the dial of the Speedmaster is very appealing. Clean, sophisticated and conservative are the three words that I’d use to define this piece of art.

You’d have to break your bank, but you can bet that the Speedmaster is worth its weight in gold. This timepiece combines gold with a silver dial for a more refined shiny wrist wear.

Best Watches for Men

It’s clear that owning a timepiece that is functional as well as makes a statement you do not need to break your bank. This wide range from minimal, to sporty, to sophisticated, and tech pieces offers but not limited to the best watches for men- choose your favorite.

Bonus Tip: Buy several straps that match the watch; it will always appear as if you’ve got a whole collection. Whether you’re shopping to give yourself a treat or sending hints to someone about upcoming celebrations, you’re in the right place.

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