Though men’s watches do tend toward the flashy and expensive, not all timepieces are astronomically priced. There are plenty of time-telling gizmos that are both well-made and affordable. While we’ve previously focused on more expensive watches, we’re taking it one step further how with our guide to the absolute best men’s watches under $200. While they may run the gamut from whimsical to traditional, they do have one thing in common: They’re not going to break the bank.
Timex Beekman Watch
Styled with a 60s sensibility, the Beekman watch from Timex and Todd Snyder is great for guys who favor a vintage flair. Here, you’ll find a genuine leather strap and an analog face detailed with a quirky red spiral. All in all, a fantastic timepiece that’s a cheeky combination of throwback styling and modern mechanization.
Skagen Falster Smartwatch
If you’re on the prowl for a smartwatch, consider this beauty from Skagen. It’s bright and bold with its yellow strap and sleek face, and opts for a simple design over a convoluted one. The interactive screen features an array of fun “smart” capabilities, including: Heart-rate tracking, Google Assistant, activity tracking, GPS, and more!
Swatch Skinpole Watch
Though Swatch has a variety of well-priced timepieces in its collection, we’re especially fond of the brand’s thoroughly modern Skinpole watch. It’s got a ribbed band that’s a little bit 80s and a futuristic face that’s a little bit Tomorrowland to satisfy fellas that like a tech-y look. Plus, it’s made of stainless steel, so it’s sure to last for a very long time.
MVMT Revolver Nomad Watch
For something a little more contemporary, check out the Revolver Nomad Watch from MVMT. It’s got a tanned leather strap in coffee brown that’s equal parts stylish and rugged. Plus, it’s versatile enough to match a range of different outfits, making it a great investment piece.
Mondaine Railway Watch
A colorful option for a whimsical fashionisto, the Modaine Railway Watch is an excellent budget-friendly option. Built with precise Swiss movement, the timepiece is as practical as it is striking, packing a serious punch in a minimalist construction. And who could resist such a playful, perforated band design?
Vincero Chrono 5 Watch
Classic is as classic does with the Chrono 5 watch from Vincero. Done up in brown leather and rose gold, this timepiece is, well, timeless, and balances between traditional aesthetics and modern sensibilities. Great at the cuff of a suit jacket or with a casual rolled-up sleeve, this versatile watch is sure to become your new favorite go-to.
Casio EF539D-2AV Chronograph
Looking for a busy face? Take a peek at this Casio Chronograph. Done up in a striking blue, the dial is loaded with intriguing features, including a date display, one-press elapsed time measurement, a 1/1 second chronograph, and a tachymeter. Basically, this gizmo’s about as futuristic and efficient as it gets, especially at this affordable price point.
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