Finding the perfect men’s watch can sometimes pose a bit of a challenge. Not every watch is right for every occasion. For instance, you might wear a water-resistant, durable watch on a camping trip, or if you’re tech-savvy you might have a smartwatch, but sometimes you want something different and formal for professional or dining events.
If you’re on the hunt for a new watch, we’ve rounded up some of the best men’s watches out there to help you find the best watch for you.
- Best overall:
- Best for adventurers:
- Best classic design:
Best overall: Casio G-Shock Classic Men’s Watch
Every guy needs at least one watch he can wear whatever the weather and no matter the outfit, and the Casio Men’s G-Shock Classic Digital Watch has been a solid choice for more than 30 years. Billed as “unbreakable,” the watch promises a 10-year warranty and a 10-foot drop resistance. Ideal for guys who live a rough-and-tumble life but with enough design options for even the most fashionable gents, the G-Shock classic is a great choice.
Best for adventurers: Citizen Promaster Professional Diver
Looking for a real “secret agent” watch you can wear to a formal event, as well as out in the wilderness? Here’s your watch. Powered by its patented Eco-drive technology, Citizen’s Promaster Professional Diver doesn’t need a battery to run, as it actually gets all its power from light. It is also water-resistant for up to 660 feet meaning that wearing it in the water won’t be a problem. Need to dress it up? No problem. The strap is removable and the Diver will fit any 19mm strap.
Best classic design: Seiko Stainless Steel Men’s Watch
Forgive the easy joke: The Seiko Men’s SNN241 Stainless Steel Watch has a “timeless: design (Tip your waitresses, folks!) that makes it a surefire candidate for a great heirloom piece to hand down to future generations. Two chronograph subdials make it as handy as it is beautiful. The front of the watch is made from a scratch-resistant material called Hardlex, so it’ll be scuff-free for decades to come.
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