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  2. Top 3 Hamilton Khaki Field Watches

    Top 3 Hamilton Khaki Field Watches

    Browse through a few watch reviews related to various topics and you’re bound to come across the following name: Hamilton. The Hamilton Khaki Field watch range to be specific. These watches are marvels in the industry in terms of looks, as well as functionality. The brand got something right with its calibers and as a bonus, there are so many types and designs to pick from. And that’s exactly where a challenge creeps in: which of these should you have on your arm? Is there an ultimate winner? Perhaps not. Certain features are similar across all Hamilton Khaki Field watches, such as the quality sapphire used to cover the dials. But you have certain preferences that may guide your decisions. To simplify life for you a bit, let’s summarize the main features of the top three Hamilton Khaki Field watches and see if you can identify your next buy. The Khaki Field Mechanical We’ll start off with the mechanical model that certain watch lovers tend to prefer. Winding it yourself offers some sense of control over life perhaps? With the Hamilton Khaki Mechanical range, your watch has the H-50 caliber. You can have as much as 80 hours of power in reserve, so you don’t have to wind your watch every morning. Buy Hamilton Khaki Field Watches The attractive feature of purchasing a classic mechanical watch from the Hamilton Khaki Field range is this: by no means will you seem to be out of touch with our modern way of life. The brand placed this watch in a striking case, so you’ll look suave wearing this. Also, you can pick according to personal preference, since the brand manufactures both textile and leather straps for this model. The commonly purchased 38mm case is a comfortable size for most people to wear and you can read the time even in low light conditions, thanks to the Super-LumiNova on certain parts of the dial. If you’re looking for a different size, the mechanical watches also come as large as 50mm. The mechanical model can be practical for outdoor use since it’s rugged but know that you can only submerge it up to 50 meters. This is a lower rating than the ones we’ll discuss below. The Khaki Field Auto If you decide to pick the Auto version of the three Hamilton Khaki Field watches, then you’re probably after the self-winding technology. And thanks to this brand’s H-10 movement your automatic watch can provide reserve power stretching as long as 80 hours. So, if you keep this one to wear at the office, no need to worry that your watch will lose time during the weekend when it rests on the bedside table. Once again, the brand doesn’t disappoint with its range of strap options. Consider leather or fabric, but don’t forget to check out the stainless steel that’s striking and timeless. You can pick from cases sized at 38mm, 40mm, or 42mm. With most models, your watch can handle up to 10-bar, so it’s safe to submerge it up to 100m. This makes it a practical watch option for those who are often outdoors, doing sports, or hiking. No worries if this one gets a bit wet. On the dial you’ll notice the date feature, a characteristic you won’t find on all the Hamilton Khaki Field watches. This may be a deciding factor for some shoppers. With this model, you’ll also find certain parts are luminescent in low light conditions, so you can easily read the time wherever you wear it. The Khaki Field Quartz Here you have the battery-powered option on our list of Khaki Field watches. Of course, you don’t have the benefit of a power reserve with this option, but many watch lovers prefer this to other types mentioned above, so this is still a winning option. With Quartz, you do have the advantage of having a dependable timekeeper on your arm. This is another Hamilton watch you don’t have to worry about if it gets a little moisture on it since most models in the Quartz range will have a 10-bar rating, similar to the Auto model. Most of the models have 38mm cases, but the brand also caters for as small as 33mm and larger 40mm options. So, pick the size that’s most comfortable for you. Once again, Hamilton caters to all personal tastes, so you can pick a leather, fabric, or stainless steel straps. Conclusion What will help you make a decision between three outstanding watches? The aesthetics? Or are you after the latest technology found in the automatic model that will give you many hours of reserve power? Take your pick. Luckily, you’re getting a timeless piece either way. Just make sure it suits your style.

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  3. Best All-Black Watches for Men

    Best All-Black Watches for Men

    Men are simply spoiled for choice when it comes to black watches. There are silver watches with black faces. Or black watches for men with colorful straps. But when it comes to all-black watches, and we mean all-black watches, your options are surprisingly few. Color choice says a lot about a person. The color blue is associated with depth, intelligence, confidence, and loyalty. White brings forth feelings of cleanliness, purity, and innocence. Silver immediately makes one think of modern, high-tech, sophistication, and elegance. And then there is the color black. All-black watches to be exact. Black is synonymous with sleek, serious, prestige, classic, and timeless. Objects that are black in color evoke a feeling of authority and power. Who wouldn’t want that on their wrist? OMEGA Speedmaster Moonwatch Co-Axial Chronograph The Speedmaster Moonwatch Co-Axial Chronograph from Omega is the perfect example of all black watches for men. In fact, the only non-black element of the Moonwatch’s design is the dull silver bar markers. Other than that, this bad boy is all black all over. Buy Omega Speedmaster Watches How much black are we talking about? A matte black dial, black ceramic case, and a black coated nylon fabric strap make the OMEGA Speedmaster Moonwatch what it is. Literally inspired by the dark side of the moon, this Moonwatch pays homage to the Apollo 8 astronauts. Hamilton Khaki Navy Automatic Hamilton offers a range of stunning all-black watches for men and the Khaki Navy Below Zero is a prime example. The only element of this watch that isn’t black is the white date selection, the rest of the watch is made up of various shades of black. Buy Hamilton Khaki Navy Watches The Hamilton Khaki Navy Automatic boasts an all-black look that is utilitarian yet stylish. Stainless steel is used in its construction and a sapphire crystal ensures that the glass isn’t at risk of scratching. The textured rubber strap promotes both comfort and durability. Bell & Ross Instruments BR S Black Diamond Eagle Men’s Watch It will soon become clear that Bell & Ross appreciate the appeal of all-black watches. Bar its unique silver hour markers, the Bell & Ross Instruments BR S Black Diamond Eagle Men’s Watch features an all-black design that is evident in every element from its black dial to its sleek black satin calfskin leather strap. Those who are looking for a watch that ticks the boxes of both blackness and uniqueness will find what they’re looking for in the BR S Black Diamond Eagle. Its unusual face design makes it quirky and fun while its striking black coloration makes it stylish & sophisticated. Bell & Ross Instruments BR 03-92 Black Camo Proving that black comes in more than one shade is yet another watch from Bell & Ross’s range of watches for men. This time their refreshing take on all-black watches is reflected in the BR 03-92 Black Camo’s design. Those with a military background or love for camouflage will adore the BR 03-92 Black Camo. Buy Bell and Ross Instruments Watches An all-black bodice, black ceramic case, and black rubber strap, as well as the black-inspired camo face, will appeal to everyone. On top of its stellar design, the BR 03-92 draws inspiration from the original military tricolor scheme and even features non-reflective properties to ensure the enemy won’t spot you. And just in case the Black Camo isn’t cutting it for you, this style is also available in a Phantom Ceramic Style. Designed with aeronautical instrumentation in mind, this all-black watch is for people who are looking for something a little more elegant and refined. Black…With a Splash of White, Gold or Silver While the market for pure all-black watches for men is slim pickings, there is an abundance of almost all-black options for you to pick from. Since we’re focusing on the ‘Best All-Black Watches for Men’ and not ‘Best Almost All-Black Watches for Men,’ we’ll keep this last section short and sweet. You can find some of the best almost all-black watches for men in the following collections: Tissot T-Sport Rado Centrix Hublot Classic Fusion Tudor Heritage Black Bay Tag Heuer Carrera Seiko Prospex Panerai Luminor 1950 Buy Black Watches Final Thoughts What do you think of these all-black watches? And are you surprised by just how few watches are truly all-black? Do you want to see more black watches for men on the market? We’ve got the questions—here’s hoping you’ve got the answers to share with us in the comments section.

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  4. A Closer Look at the Breitling Avenger Collection

    A Closer Look at the Breitling Avenger Collection

    The Breitling Avenger Collection takes off yet again. No matter how many times you look up the phrase “best aviation watch” online, you will always find the name Breitling at the top of other watch brands. This particular Swiss brand is especially known for its precision-grade chronographs. And now, the relaunched Avenger joins Breitling’s Elite Ariel Fleet alongside the Navitimer, and The Aviator 8 just set a new chapter in Pilot watches. The Breitling Avenger was first introduced to the world in 2001 by being an extreme and bold rendition of the Breitling Chronomat from 1984. Since then, however, it has been revitalized, after it officially debuted in 2011. While undergoing this upgrade, the Avenger line-up retains its stink rider tabs on the unidirectional ratcheted bezel. The watches in this series are neither stainless steel nor a DLC-coated titanium case known as Night‌ ‌Mission. While still bearing the stylings of earlier Avenger models, the new line-up consists of three sized chronographs, two automatics cases, and a GMT. In other words, the Breitling Avenger collection has re-emerged in terms of performance and innovation while still holding on to its original identity. It also means that the Avenger line-up is still made for pilots in spite of looking luxurious. Let’s have a closer look at the new Avenger Collection models that have given Breitling’s Aviation watches a fresh start. Breitling Avenger Collection Watches 1: Breitling Super Avenger Chronograph 48 Up first is the boldest entry in our list, Super‌ ‌Avenger‌ ‌Chronograph‌ ‌48. ‌ It is a sturdy shock-resistant watch that comes with a strong wrist presence. This is not only because of the large case dimensions but also its imposing design. It’s built for use with gloves, featuring a special grip pattern on the chronograph and crown pushers and a rugged bezel. Breitling Official Website Buy Breitling Avenger Watches The Super Avenger Chronograph 48 actually comes in two tones: steel or black titanium. The latter of the two is called Night Mission. In spite of it being shock-resistant, it’s also pretty light in design. It even features a stunning blue dial and a blue military strap. This strap can fit either a deployment clasp or a DLC-coated stainless steel pin buckle. The dial is in a stunning dark navy blue color marked with Arabic numerals in thick SuperLuminova. If you look closely, you’ll see that the Arabic numeral design is identical to an aircraft carrier deck’s stenciled numbers. The movement is the Breitling caliber B13, which a derivative of the sturdy and proven Valjoux 7750. It beats a 28,800 BPH and comes with a standard 42-hour power reserve. 2: Breitling Avenger Automatic 45 Seawolf Another Avenger watch that’s described as robust, shock-resistant, and bold. I was going to use this watch below the ocean surface to 300 bars or 3,000 m. Breitling Official WebsiteThe Avenger Automatic 45 Sea Wolf is a big watch that is 45 mm wide and 18.39 mm thick. Its 3000-meter water-resistant is just 900 m short of the Rolex Deep-Sea‌ ‌Dweller. A watch this size is rightfully sturdy and should be worn with gloves on. The dial still wears the Avenger Seawolf line-up’s distinct bright yellow color that it is done so for several years. The SeaWolf’s movement is fitted with a calibrated Breitling 17 which is the COSC ETA 2824-2. It has the ETA’s standard performance, with a 28800 BPH rate and a 38-hour power reserve. 3: Avenger Chronograph 45 This khaki green, military-inspired watch is a clear favorite among the forces. This watch features the ETA/Valjoux 7750 derived Automatic‌ ‌Chronograph‌ movement that comes with a 48 Hour Power Reserve. Similar to the Super‌ ‌Avenger‌ ‌Chronograph‌ ‌48‌, the Chronograph 45 also comes in two tones. One is the stainless-steel case and the other is the Night Mission reference. Breitling Official WebsiteThe ‘B’ wing logo rests comfortably between the 30-minute totalizer with a white date wheel add 5 minutes color-coded segment. The numerals which are oversized are luminous and in the style of labeling like we see in the military. This is where stencils that army personnel use to paint their weapons and equipment. The case which measures 45 mm, is black DLC treated titanium. It also comes in dial shades of black or blue. And what’s more, is that there are plenty of military straps that actually fit with this watch. 4: Breitling Avenger Chronograph 45 Swiss Air Force Team Limited Edition The Avenger Swiss Air Force Team comes with a 45 mm case of stainless steel and a unidirectional bezel that’s ratcheted and rotates. The dial, which is in striking black, features the logo of the Patrouille Suisse squadron at the 9 o’clock position on the sub-dial. The dial also has red and yellow accents which reflect the colors of the Squadron. The watch’s second hand that is yellow-tipped brings more color. Breitling Official WebsiteThe black indexes and the hands of the watch are coated in Superluminova. That makes the watch easily legible in any lighting condition. Interestingly, the back of the case contains the PSS’s 55th Anniversary logo, when the watch was released in October 2019. The logo comes with a stylized 55 and what’s 6 supersonic jets, which makes for a fantastic visual. The logo even writes “One of 550,” which is a sign of its special limited-edition status. The watch is powered by a COSC-certified chronometer movement, the Breitling caliber 13. It has a water-resistance of 300 M and a 48-hour power reserve. This special edition addition of the Avenger line-up comes in an anthracite leather military strap with a pin buckle.

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  5. Breguet Watches: Top Collections

    Breguet Watches: Top Collections

    Breguet watches have a lot of watchmaking history behind it. And by history, we mean somewhere between the 18th and 19th centuries. It was all thanks to the Brilliance of a legendary watchmaker named Abraham Lewis Breguet. During his time, Abraham Lewis Breguet was responsible for introducing a number of horological inventions. Some of these inventions included the shock protection system and the tourbillon. Even after his passing, Breguet watches never faltered in high-quality movements and design. Up till now, Breguet has developed some of the most expensive and luxurious watches in the world. Due to this, it’s part of the Swatch Group and has been making watches in the Vallée de Joux in Switzerland since 1976. If you’ve been on the hunt for a Breguet watch yourself, this is just the guide that you need. There’s a fine collection of some of the top Breguet watches that you’ll ever come across. 1: Breguet Tradition GMT Manual Wind 40mm We start off with the Breguet Tradition GMT Manual Wind 40mm watch. During the brand’s iconic coin case-edge, the Tradition GMT comes with a polished 18 karat rose gold case. The timepiece is 40 mm in diameter and is 12.65 mm thick that also features a silver-grey dial. The price of this Breguet watch usually comes in around $30,000 but can also go up to $40,000 depending on the retailer. It shows both an hour and minute hand on sub-dial which is located between the 7 and 9 positions of the dial. Buy Breguet Tradition Watches Interestingly, you can see the watch’s movement from both sides, a great way to get a view of the caliber. It also features polished blue steel “Breguet” style hands and black printed Roman numeral hour markers. The watch has over 40 joules and a power reserve of approximately 50 hours. The lack of a conventional dial allows us to see the anthracite grey plates that elevate the jewels and the components. 2: Breguet Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Automatique 5367 The Breguet Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Automatique 5367 is a blue enamel dial version of the caliber 581. The 5367 reminds us of the three-hand Classique 5177, only this time with a blue enamel dial. Getting past the blue enamel dial is the ultra-thin tourbillon. The cage is fashioned out of titanium and comes with an ultra-light silicon escapement. This escapement runs at 4 Hertz and can last for 80 hours, which is quite the feat, knowing that the caliber 581 is 3 mm thick. Buy Breguet Classique Watches The blue tone that Breguet is going for was meant to imitate the blue Breguet hands which the brand is usually known for. The stylized Arabic numerals and the rhodium-plated steel Breguet watches hands are simply a thing of beauty. The platinum case is 7.45 mm thick and 41 mm wide in diameter. It also comes with the long lugs that have been welded to the cold-rolled fluted case band. Like the dial, the leather strap is exquisitely blue on this Breguet watch. It’s also water-resistant to about 30 meters, which could realistically happen if someone where did traverse down in a diving suit. 3: Breguet Classique Chronograph One look at the Classique ‌Chronograph‌ 5287 and the words “indulgent” and “lavish” immediately come to mind. This version is a fresh take on the brand’s classic dress chronograph. It is a follow-up to the 5247 model which makes use of the same movement, only with different aesthetic features. The 5247 was 39 mm in diameter whereas the 5287 is slightly larger at 42.5 mm. The 5247 had fired enamel dials with brightly colored accents, while the 5287 came with dials that had varying engraving techniques. Buy Breguet Watches The Classique‌ ‌Chronograph’s dial is presented in four different patterns: Concentric circles for the counter at 3 Circular barleycorn for the counter at 9 A classic ‘cloud de Paris’ in the middle. Brushed metallic finish for the sub counters rings and hour-track. Together, these patterns make for an easy to read and contrasting face. In fact, you’ll probably want this watch, even more, when you take the manifold finishes into account. The 5287’s movement is called the caliber 533.3, which is based on the 1940s’ Lemania CH27. It’s a two-register column-wheel chronograph movement. It features a 30-minute totalizer sub-dial to the right and a running seconds sub-dial on the left. What’s even more interesting is that you can admire the finish of the caliber through a sapphire case back. This is something that you would obviously expect from Breguet watches. 4: Breguet Classique Manual Wind 18k White Gold Next, we have the 18-karat white gold Breguet Classique Manual‌ ‌Wind‌. It is 41 mm in diameter and 6.95 mm thick that comes with a three-body ultra-slim case. The Breguet watch also has straight lugs and a thin bezel that are polished. It also comes with a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal and leather strap that has a matching 18 karat white gold buckle. The case also includes a silvered solid dial in white gold of 18 karats with a spiffy “Art Deco” checkered guilloche pattern. This gives the dial a stunning three-dimensional look. The retail price of the Classique ‌Manual‌ ‌Wind‌ is around $28,000 but can also be reduced to around $20,000. There are plenty of highlights that the Breguet watch comes with, including: Blued Breguet style hands Black hour markers of roman numerals Brushed plain reserve chapter ring White luminescent minute dot indexes Attached to the 18-karat white gold case is an alligator/crocodile black leather strap. The watch also contains over 20 jewels and a 40-hour power reserve.

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  6. Top 6 Cartier Men’s Watches

    Top 6 Cartier Men’s Watches

    Having created one of the world’s first wristwatches for men back in 1904, Cartier’s men’s watches are things of legends. Of course, they’ve since excelled at creating exquisite watches for women too. And much of the Cartier line wears equally well on both male and female wrists. But, for now, let’s focus our attention on Cartier men’s watches. Cartier Men’s Watches 1: Cartier Tank MC No list of Cartier timepieces, for men or women, would be complete without the Cartier Tank. As its name suggests, the Tank draws design inspiration from tanks, notably the formidable ones that rolled across Europe during World War One. While many of its features have changed since the iconic watch first hit the streets of Paris in 1919, it still has the square case that was an attention grabber right from the start. Buy Cartier Tank Watches True, quite a few of the offerings in the Tank collection go well with both male and female wrists. But the Tank MC offers a particularly masculine vibe. The case is larger than others in the line. It offers elegant Roman numerals on a face that’s crossed by sharp sword-shaped blue hands. The MC offers an air of bold elegance and is ready for a formal affair when slipped on a black alligator strap. 2: Drive de Cartier Extra-Flat A true stand-out in the Driveline, the Extra-Flat from the Drive de Cartier collection is a slim (as you might imagine) timepiece with a cushion-shaped case that is truly unique. We’re talking 6.6mm slim. And although it does fall into the ultra-thin category, it is weighty enough that it never feels dainty. The case shape is somewhat unconventional. Source: Cartier Buy Drive de Cartier Watches However, it is offset by traditional Roman numerals on its face that give it a classic feel. Add in a satin-brushed sunburst dial and this is one gorgeous timepiece that dresses up well for formal outings on a blue alligator strap. Like many in the Cartier repertoire, this watch works well on female wrists. The somewhat large case, at 39mm across and 38mm high, exudes masculinity. 3: Ronde Solo de Cartier You probably don’t need to have taken French lessons to figure out that “ronde” me and “round.” Especially after taking a look at this magnificent timepiece. While the Drive Extra-Flat is built to call attention, the Ronde de Cartier works in more subtle ways. As it has for over eight decades. Designed by Louis-François Cartier himself, the Ronde is one of the most discreet watches in the line, featuring a classic 42mm steel case of 8.36mm thickness. Source: CartierContinuing the classic feel, the elegant face has Roman numerals on a silvery opaline dial and sword-shaped hands that add just a pop of color in blue steel. It goes well on a steel bracelet but feels truly at home in dress mode on a fine alligator strap. 4: Santos de Cartier Chronograph Brazilian aviator Alberto Santos-Dumont famously joined forces with Cartier to co-create the brand’s first wristwatch. Their legacy continues with the Santos de Cartier Chronograph, which echoes that first watch both in form and function. First, there’s the famous square case, but here beefed up to a hefty 43.3mm x 51.4mm. It has an equally large thickness of 12.5mm for a masculine feel.   Buy Santos de Cartier Watches The dial is unmistakably Cartier, with the signature Roman numerals. This one is bolder and tilted, to lend something of a sports watch feel. It’s fitting that this watch has Cartier’s trademark Quick Switch bracelet system. The versatile watch can go from a rubber strap to an alligator to a steel bracelet with ease. 5: Ballon Bleu de Cartier The Ballon Bleu de Cartier, or “Blue Balloon,” is immediately recognizable by its blue sapphire cabochon crown tucked into the unique case shape that feels right at home at the Palace of Versailles. Many of the Ballon Bleus with 28mm or 33mm cases lend themselves better to female wrists. But the models with 42mm diameters pair particularly well with men. Buy Ballon Bleu de Cartier Watches Classic Roman numerals are almost (just almost) in contrast with the convex contours of the pebble-shaped case. This watch effortlessly floats between the two distinct worlds of the traditional and the avant-garde.   6: Clé de Cartier The Clé de Cartier collection is unisex, running from more-delicate 31mm versions that lend themselves best to female wrists, to 40mm models that feel more masculine, with 35mm watches that land right in the middle. Cartier takes something of a departure from its opulent leanings to go with a more minimalist feel with the Clé. The face on the 35mm steel offering retains traditional looks with Roman numerals, a sunburst dial, and blue sword hands. The outer contours of the case depart from the classic perfect-circle design. Though it comes with a stainless steel bracelet, put this timepiece on a fine leather strap and it effortlessly slips into a more-formal mode. Source: Cartier Buy Cle de Cartier Watches With a refined style that crosses continents and heritage that spans centuries, Cartier men’s watches are a top choice for luxury watches. Browse the collections, immerse in the elegance, and maybe put a small piece of that legacy on your wrist.

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  7. 7 Minimalist Watches for Men

    7 Minimalist Watches for Men

    Watches, especially the more regal-looking and expensive ones, can add plenty of value to an overall sophisticated outfit. But not everyone has the budget and affluence to afford such type of watches and it isn’t necessary that you should. If you’re someone with very simplistic needs, then a watch of minimal design and functionality would do just fine. That’s where this minimalist watches article comes in. Minimalist watches can make their own kind of statement. Sure, they can obviously help you tell the time, but you can also wear them with either formal or casual clothing. With that in mind, here’s a list of some of the most affordable and aesthetically-pleasing minimalist watches you can find. Minimalist Watches 1: Nordgreen Philosopher The Danish culture is all about that “less is more” style and the Nordgreen Philosopher is a huge testament to that. It made history on Kickstarter and had the privilege of being designed by a renowned Danish designer Jacob Wagner. It brilliantly embraces the luxurious Scandinavian design all over. The conical case of this watch comes with a wider base than its face. This creates an accurate two-piece dial that invites our attention to the watch’s center and its asymmetric second hand. The finishing touches of its unique design are complemented by the neatly brushed look, the elongated watch case and its pulling legs. Photo from Nordgreen PhilosopherYou’ll also appreciate the Japanese quartz movement and the 316 stainless steel case with these minimalist watches. The interchangeable straps allow the users to customize the Nordgreen Philosopher to any style they choose. 2: Hamilton American Classic Intra-Matic Auto Watches from Hamilton have always known to be iconic and innovative, offering the perfect wedding between Swiss Precision and the American Spirit. And Hamilton doesn’t do anything below high-grade standards and Swiss-made movements. The Hamilton American Classic Intra-Matic Auto features a silver-tone stainless steel bezel, a silver-tone stainless steel case with a black leather strap, and a silver dial with black index hour markers and hands. Its ETA caliber 2892–A2 Automatic movement contains over 21 jewels, is based on ETA 2890, and has a power reserve capability of around 42 hours. 3: VERK ETT 03 From the mechanical minds of the Germans and the aesthetics of the Swedish comes the VERK ETT 03. This watch is comprised of nothing but high-grade components. Its 316L steel case and Italian tan leather strap, along with Ronda-developed movements, are in a league of their own. By forgoing all the unnecessary bells and whistles, VERK has managed to produce a quality-driven watch that will inform you of the time and elevate your regal appeal without having you break the bank for it. To show you that VERK means true to their work, they have offered consumers a 30-day return policy. These minimalist watches even come with an extended 5-year warranty. Photo from verkstore4: Daniel Wellington Classic Sheffield Watch Despite being a relative newcomer since its first creation back in 2011, Daniel Wellington has made quite a name for itself in the Swiss watch industry. That’s because this watch brand simply screams style and class. One of the Sheffield watch’s best qualities is that it’s versatile as it suits both casual and formal attires. Not only is it simplistically appealing, but it is also quite practical for daily use. You can get the watch in two different sizes either 30 mm or 40 mm. It even includes the brand’s round design with elegantly slim hands and minimal markings. Its black leather strap is not just comfortable to wear and suitable for just about every occasion, but it is also capable of withstanding a plethora of conditions. If this material doesn’t suit your tastes, then you can switch it with the brand’s nylon straps for another minimalist look. Photo from danielwellingtonAnd with a reasonable price and quality craftsmanship, why wouldn’t you get your hands on one of these minimalist watches? 5: Timex Fairfield Watch Timex has been in the budgeted watch designing business for a long time now and the Fairfield model is a huge testament to its reputation. Its clean lines and minimalist dial design do give its signature interchangeable straps justice. The Fairfield is just the kind of timepiece that you would want for your everyday needs. The casing is solidly built and can last wearers a long time. In spite of some customers complaining about loud ticking, many others find it amusing and bring out the best of their personality and style. It is also suitable for daily activities like swimming, as it is capable of withstanding water depths of 30 meters. 6: The Horse The Classic Watch Like Daniel Wellington, The Horse is also a relative newcomer from Australia in the classic minimalist watch design industry ever since opening up shop in 2009. Also, like DW, it focuses more on minimalist watches with a bit of casual flavor to them. It’s designed with a polished steel case, minimalist markers, a white face, and a genuine Italian calf leather band. Because the face is white, it makes it easier for users to tell the time. Like other models in the Horse Series, this one bears the brands’ Japanese quartz movement that requires just little maintenance. The case’s 42 mm diameter is one that really catches the eye. It also comes in a variety of neutral-colored bands and faces. This means that the watch is bound to suit anyone’s personal tastes and mood. Photo from thehorse7: Mondaine Classic The Mondaine SSB collection has evolved into one of the most recognizable evergreen classic timepieces thanks to its distinctive design. It is because of this that the series has been named as one of the “10 classic Swiss Watch Designs.” What makes the Mondaine SSB stand out from other watches is that many of its watches are fashioned after the classic railway clocks that are found all over Switzerland. It is regarded as “straightforward” is because of its unadorned case shape and sapphire crystal. A fine example of minimalist watches and charm that most people from around the world would love to have. Photo from mondaine-usa

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  8. Watch Guide: 10 Best Men’s Watches

    Watch Guide: 10 Best Men’s Watches

    Some people these days may be craving smartwatches or fitness trackers, but we still believe in classic timepiece designs. There’s a certain allure that brands like Omega, Rolex, and TAG Heuer bring in their watches. They elevate the overall formal dress code that can never be found in other types of timepieces. If you happen to be one of those people, then this best men’s watches article is just for you. Given how many top branded wristwatches are available in the market, we wouldn’t fall you for not coming to an immediate decision. But that’s okay because that is what adds to the appeal of these watches. In the end, it’s important for you to choose one that helps you make a statement about your overall style and personality. Fortunately, we’ve conjured up a list of only a few of the most demanding watch brands. The world clamors over these. Whether you have deep pockets or are looking for one that fits the budget, we’re sure you’ll find the right fit for yourself. Best Men’s Watches 1: Tag Heuer Carrera 160 Years Silver Limited Edition Tag Heuer celebrates 160 years of its extensive watchmaking tenure with the latest Carrera Silver Limited-Edition model. A meticulously brilliant homage to the original that bears the popular racing chronograph, three pushers, a polished case, and the returning stainless steel that includes its predecessor’s silver-colored dial. The only difference is that its size is now 39 mm, which is up from its original 36 mm. It also includes a shiny new 21st-century movement, consisting of an 80-hour power reserve and 168 components. Buy TAG Heuer Carrera Watches 2: Alpina Seastrong Diver If you’re looking for a sports watch that is both chic and convenient for outdoorsy situations, there is no better qualifier than Alpina’s Seastrong Diver Heritage Ref. AL-525G4H6. This was a collaboration between Alpina and Gnomon. It’s an excellent remake of the 1969 Alpina 10 Super Compressor which was one of the many models that were made during the era. These days, Alpina 10 is a rarity which is what makes it desirable in the wearable community. This reinterpretation includes two operating elements in the rotating ring and the right case flank. 3: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronograph The elite rappers are all-too-familiar with the Audemars Piguet, known commonly as AP. Having been around since 1875, the Royal Oak is arguably AP’s most popular piece. The stainless-steel material is absolutely timeless and the blue Grand Tapisserie pattern dial is downright beautiful. It also includes a 40-hour power reserve, a self-winding 3835 movement, and is water-resistant to 50 meters. Buy Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Watches 4: Rolex Explorer This majestic wearable was specifically named Rolex Explorer to honor Sir Edmund Hillary’s ascent of the perilous Mount Everest. The design boasts a heavily resistant alloy known as Oystersteel which is mainly used in chemical and aerospace industries that offers maximum resistance to corrosion along with an extremely fine finish. It also comes with a self-winding caliber 3132 movement, featuring a Parachrome hairspring as well as Paraflex shock absorbers, making it incredibly shock-resistant in extreme situations. Buy Rolex Explorer Watches 5: Jaeger- LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Duoface The Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Duoface model is a great call back of the timepieces from the 30s. It comes with its signature vintage stainless steel case. Its manual winding movement brings both of its dials to life that displays a practical day/night indicator and two time zones. The attractive blue leather strapof the Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso has been specifically designed by renowned bootmaker Casa Fagliano. Buy Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Watches 6: IWC Portofino Automatic Thanks to its elegant, laid-back Mediterranean styling, the IWC Portofino has been one of IWC’s most consistent line of watches over the past 30 years. This watch comes with a white baton dial, followed by a subtle, movement-powered-date complication. It boasts a Sapphire crystal lens that features anti-glare AR coating, as well as Roman numerical hour indicators at 6 and 12 o’clock. It is set in a 40 mm stainless steel case. It gets the power from automatic movement and is secured with a strap made from sleek alligator leather along with a pin buckle. Buy IWC Portofino Watches 7: Seiko Prospex Black Series The realm of night diving is what gave birth to a new line of dive watches from Seiko. The Seiko Prospex easily recognizable from their exquisite black DLC-coated stainless steel cases. The unique LumiBrite allows wearers to see the display even in the dark. The solar chronograph utilizes the power of the sun, giving the watch an alternative source of energy, thanks to a solar cell that comes with high-performance electricity generation. There are three fantastic models available: a 45mm version known as the SPB125J1 “Sumo,” the solar-powered SSC761J1, and the 1000-foot water-resistant SLA035J1 Professional. Source: Seiko Buy Seiko Prospex Watches 8: A. Lange & Söhne Datograph Perpetual Tourbillon The Datograph Perpetual Tourbillon, which debuted back in 2016, is one of the most complex watches from A. Lange & Söhne. Its stunning salmon-colored dial is truly a sight to behold. Some of its marvelous features include a perpetual calendar with moon phases. A fly-back chronograph and a one-minute tourbillon regulator are safely secured behind its 41.5-millimeter white-gold case. 9: Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Calibre 321 We obviously weren’t going to do this without mentioning Omega, especially not after the amazing year it had in 2019. That year marked the 50th anniversary of the legendary Speedmaster Moonwatch, also known as the “first watch on the moon.” And now, Omega hopes to open the new year by introducing the new version of the Speedmaster known as “Ed White,” which is conveniently named after the very astronaut who wore it for the first spacewalk in 1965. It now comes in non-limited stainless steel without ending up in auction houses. Expect the new model to be released in March 2020. Buy Omega Speedmaster Watches 10: Apple Watch Series 5 This sophisticated convenience that is offered in Apple’s Watch Series 5 is a commendable watch. This is the most ideal waterproof companion for all your fitness needs and comes with heart-rate tracking that supports a variety of training and exercise routines. It is also Apple’s greatest timepiece, thanks to its always-on display, which means you don’t have to constantly flick your wrist in order to open up the display. Furthermore, the elegant leather straps bring a hint of class, all because of Apple’s collaboration with Hermes.

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  9. Top 8 Rado Watches

    Top 8 Rado Watches

    If it’s luxury Swiss watches you’re looking for, you need only turn your head towards Rado watches. Since its establishment in 1917 in Lengnau, Switzerland, Rado has been synonymous with unmatched sophistication. It has also redefined finesse, regality, and prestige. And that’s exactly why this brand is one of the most innovative timepiece companies in the world today. If you’re reading this article, that means you’re in search of some of the most popular and best-reviewed models from Rado. Needless to say, you’ve certainly come to the right place. Rado Watches 1: Rado DiaMaster Thinline The Ceramos watch from the Rado DiaMaster line is the perfect blend of simplicity and brilliance. This is where Rado uses its signature material, the CeramosTM. That is a mix of 10% metal alloy and 90% high-tech ceramic. This makes the watch extremely light, comfortable, and virtually immune to any scratch or damage and will never lose its shine no matter what. You can count on Rado watches as they have been working on high-tech ceramic technology for more than 50 years. Buy Rado DiaMaster Watches 2: Original Golden Dial Rado Watch Gold is not just in the name because the Rado Original Golden Dial comes with the most number of premium features and mechanical marvels that you’ll ever come across. The watch sports a gold PVD stainless steel case, along with a gold PVD stainless steel bracelet. It also features a gold dial with diamond hour markers and luminous gold-tone hands, fixed gold PVD bezel, and luminescent hands. The display is protected by a scratch-resistant and anti-reflective sapphire crystal dial window. With its Swiss automatic movement, unique markings, day and date calendar, the signature Rado logo, this watch is teeming with luxury and class no matter where you go. Buy Rado Original Watches 3: Rado Hyperchrome Stainless Steel & Gold-Tone Ceramic Men’s Watch Set the mood right with your special someone with the Stainless Steel and Gold-tone Ceramic Men’s Watch from the Rado Hyperchrome collection. The stainless-steel bracelet complements the gold-tone ceramic 40mm round case. Along with its Swiss quartz movement and water-resistance of up to 50 meters, this is a timepiece that will last you a good while. Buy Rado Hyperchrome Watches 4: Rado Centrix Jubile Automatic Watch The Rado Centrix Jubilee is another one of the brand’s most recognizable and revered watches from around the world. Apart from being one of the best Swiss watches, the Centrix Jubilee is even popular with Rado enthusiasts for its versatility, lightweight ceramic body, and minimalist design. The Rado Centrix collection will never go out of style, be it in gold, white, or black. And if you don’t own any Rado watches or even a Swiss watch in general, then the Centrix Collection is a great start. Buy Rado Centrix Watches 5: Rado DiaMaster Petite Seconde Here’s another entry from the DiaMaster series: the Petit Seconde is for those who want something unique and classic. It sports a classic minimalist design, open, clear, readable dials, meticulous construction, and quality.  The Rado DiaMaster also has the iconic Swiss automatic movement; the DiaMaster Automatic is another go-to timepiece in the Rado family. The power reserve on the watch is up to 80 hours and water-resistance of 50 meters. What makes this watch truly special is that it is one of the few to be COSC-certified. Only 3% of all the world’s Swiss watches can say they’ve been certified that way. To earn the chronometer certification, the movement has to be made from top-quality components and display the finest watchmaking skills. 6: Men’s Original Rado Watch The New Original Automatic is a remake of the 1962 Original model with a modern 21st-century touch. The newer rendition comes with all the charms of the original scratch-resistant model. It has a stainless-steel bracelet that seamlessly blends into the 38.5mm stainless case all the way to the single fixed crown. Therefore, this watch easily stands out from the rest when it comes to style and class. The sapphire crystal dial window offers top-quality automatic movement unmatched protection. It even comes with a unique micro-watch face. This means the 3, 6, 9, and 12 are taken away to complement the watch’s unorthodox design. 7: Rado Golden Horse Automatic This is a rework of the 1957 original. The Rado Golden Horse makes an incredible design statement and is one of the more versatile modern timepieces as of this writing. It features a fetching rose gold colored Ceramos and includes a plasma-high-tech ceramic case and bezel. This ensures that no other watch competes with it in terms of aesthetics. The size of these Rado watches is over 41.8 mm and is about 10 mm thick. It even comes with an 80-hour power reserve with a 50-meter resistance to water. It’s also versatile in that it can be worn with a pair of jeans or even formal attire. 8: Rado r5.5 Designed by British designer Japser Morrison, the Rado r5.5 is extremely durable. This particular model is a testament to the innovative aspects of Rado for as long as they were in the watchmaking business. It is bold in design and features a sapphire crystal dial window resting between the bezel edges for maximum protection. The R5.5 is one of Rado’s signature ceramic R5 watches that brings a rounded rectangular shape to the watch dial. The watch is powered by a quartz movement which puts the scratch-resistant, anti-reflective dial window to good use. What’s more, is that the R5.5 is resistant to a water depth of 100 feet. Buy Rado Watches

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  10. Trendiest Rolex Watches In 2020

    Trendiest Rolex Watches In 2020

    When you wear Rolex watches, you represent a certain group; a group with class, sophistication, and unparalleled formality which shows in your overall character. This is pretty much a given with all Swiss-branded watches even though Rolex watches were established in London, England. Ever since its establishment, Rolex watches have constantly been at the forefront of watchmaking when it comes to innovation and design. For instance, Rolex introduced the Oyster in 1926. It was the first waterproof watch in existence. The airtight casing for this watch allowed for consistent movement when submerged inside of the water. Since then, Rolex became a favorite among sports enthusiasts, as well as those of aviation. In recent years, Rolex watches have been focusing on improving some of their older models. It is mainly to maximize their performance, damage resistance, practical use, as well as overall aesthetic. So, if that’s the reason why you want a Rolex for yourself, then this is definitely the guide for you. Here’s a look at some of the finest pieces that have elevated the brand to global recognition: 1: Rolex GMT Master II Initially designed for aircraft pilots in the 50s, the Rolex GMT watch was a trendsetter at the time. Apart from telling regular time, this was could also tell time at GMT, which is Greenwich Meantime. The watch’s extra hand goes around a 24-hour bezel, allowing wearers to know exactly what the time is in their current location. It’s also handy for business or recreational travel. The attractive 24-hour bezel is made from a hard-ceramic material. That makes it incredibly resistant in extreme situations. It’s also surprisingly compact measuring in at 40 mm. Buy Rolex GMT Master II Watches 2: Rolex Explorer II As its name states, the Rolex Explorer II was originally built for polar exposition teams to guide them in the harshest of cold conditions on earth. It’s made from a super robust alloy known as Oystersteel. It is identical to the ones used in chemical and aerospace industries, making it incredibly corrosive-resistant. The Explorer II features a signature Rolex phase with hour markers made of 18 ct gold. It even includes a self-winding 3187 movement, built inside a 42-millimeter case complete with a sapphire crystal lens. The steel clasp and bracelets are adjustable up to 5 mm, allowing them to adapt to various surroundings, situations, or usages. Buy Rolex Explorer II Watches 3: Rolex Cosmograph Daytona There are many names to describe the Rolex Cosmograph Daytona watch. Some of them included reliable, efficient, self-winding, waterproof. They are also elegant, timeless, and comfortable. And given the exceptional notoriety that this product has garnered in terms of form and function, many would even consider this as the ultimate chronograph to have ever been built. The signature Oystersteel material which comprises the case of the watch belongs to the 904L steel family. It is the same kind of technology used in chemical and aerospace industries. This means the watch will be able to maintain its beauty in terms of polish and finish even in the harshest of environments. It is fully functional where drivers can accurately map their track tactics in times. The oyster bracelet and clasps are highly advanced technology. It has resulted in them being really robust as well as comfortable. Buy Rolex Cosmograph Daytona Watches 4: Rolex Yacht-Master 42 The Yacht-Master 42 is a scaled-up, monochromatic version of the original. It sports an 18k white gold case that brilliantly complements the black dial and matte black ceramic bezel, along with a synthetic rubber strap. Although the watch bears a new combination of material and color, the design is largely still Yacht-Master. The model’s bidirectional rotatable vessel includes raised polished graduations and numerals, which is signature Yacht-Master. The case of this model is 42 mm. That is 2 mm larger than the regular Yacht-Master, making it the largest model in the entire series. Buy Rolex Yacht-Master Watches 5: Rolex Submariner Men’s Watch The Submariner “Hulk” Green Dial Steel Men’s Watch is truly remarkable for it includes an oyster bracelet, ceramic basil, green dial, glide lock clasp, and the date window. This Rolex is very difficult to find and has a long line of buyers waiting. So, it’s not only highly collectible but also very fashionable and rugged. One of Submariner’s main highlights includes is unidirectional rotatable Ceracrom bezel. Divers can monitor diving time and decomposition stops accurately and safely thanks to its engraved 60-minute graduations. Other features include the Caliber 3135 movement with a 50-hour power reserve, screw-down crown, round case shape, solid case back, and a scratch-proof sapphire crystal. Buy Rolex Submariner Watches 6: Rolex Datejust 41 The term Rolesor was coined by Rolex in 1933 to represent a watch’s band comprising of two materials. Those materials mainly include gold and steel. The Rolesor for the Datejust 41 model comprises of white gold and oyster steel. Without a doubt, these two materials elevate the aesthetics of this model in the best way possible. The hour markers in the sleek dark rhodium dial are comprised of 18 karats pure white gold. It is mainly to protect it from any kind of scratching or tarnishing. The Jubilee bracelet and clasp are textbook Rolex, which is the perfect embodiment of timepiece engineering and function. The 3 o’clock window, accompanied by a Cyclops lens on the crystal, offers a better indication of the date. Buy Rolex Datejust Watches 7: Rolex Air-King Watch The Rolex Air-King is a brilliant tribute to the pioneers of flight in the 30s, as well as the legacy of the Oyster. With its solid pink Oyster bracelet along with the Oyster class, 44 mm of Oystersteel case, and also the elegant black dial, the Air-King is a call back to the Rolex Oyster that fans have desired all along. The self-winding caliber 3131 movement is completely developed by the in-house engineers of Rolex. It’s a certified Swiss chronometer, which is a title only for watches of high precision that have passed the Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute (COSC) tests. Buy Rolex Air-King Watches

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  11. Top Men’s Oversized Watches

    Top Men’s Oversized Watches

    Men’s oversized watches are nothing new. In fact, there are watch snobs out there who disregard them as something old. Novelties from the 90s and early 2000s that are best left in the past with oversized jeans and sweater vests. And yes, we were inundated by big face watches back in the day, but things have since settled down. Today’s men’s oversized watches know how to put that extra real estate to good use. Let’s take a look at some of the best ones out there. Men’s Oversized Watches 1: Hublot Big Bang Unico Another amazing watch that puts “big” in its name so there’s no mistake as to what it’s all about, the Hublot Big Bang comes in at a swaggering 45mm. You could go down to a 42mm when shopping for your Unico, but why would you? It’s a Hublot — worn to grab attention. But with some sophisticated style. Yeah, put a Hublot Unico on a structured rubber strap and you’re ready for an active weekend. On a link bracelet, it wears well at the office. And with the right leather strap, you can even pull off a more formal look. Hublot Big Bang Unico Buy Hublot Big Bang Watches 2: Shinola Runwell It may be big and bold, but the Shinola Runwell still embraces classic style. Yes, the 47mm size is likely to grab some attention, but it’s still an understated timepiece. Some might even say with a minimalist lean that’s similar to a lot of the great timepieces that have been coming out of the German Glashütte camp lately. But of course, Shinola is American-made and Detroit proud, and another watch that dresses up wonderfully on a fine leather strap to give it a pedigreed vibe that downplays its brash dimensions. Source from Shinola3: Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Chronograph Sometimes, a big bezel is a kind of awesome. And if it’s done in eye-catching orange, all the better. That’s the case with the Planet Ocean Chronograph from the Omega Seamaster collection, at least with two of the references in the current line. At 45.5mm, it’s not the biggest, but it certainly wears big and bold when you go for vibrant color on the bezel. There’s a lot happening on the big face, with a date window, a small second’s dial at nine o’clock, and an hour counter dial at the three o’clock position. But Omega is brilliant at packing in a lot of information without the watch ever feeling overloaded, sticking to midnight black or dark blue dials with white indices. Buy Omega Seamaster Watches 4: IWC Big Pilot Heritage If you are in the market for a big face watch, Google will probably lead you to the Big Pilot from IWC pretty quickly. It does have “big” in the name! And at 46.2mm, it is literally big! However, its simplicity belies its size and gives it an air of understatement. Forget about a rotating bezel or a chronograph subdial. Keep the hands and indices simple, and the face takes a just-the-facts attitude with time, date, and a power reserve indicator. True to form, pilot watches were originally intended for a pilot to get information at a glance. The IWC Big Pilot offers just that with elegance and sophistication. And utility! Even the conical crown is big so you can adjust it while wearing gloves — a problem that pilots of old must have faced. IWC Big Pilot Buy IWC Pilot Watches 5: Breitling Navitimer Super 8 Speaking of eye-catching bezels, the Breitling Navitimer gives us one seriously big watch with the Super 8. While its case measures 46mm, we get to 50mm when you include the bidirectional rotating bezel. The oversized timepiece is a homage to Breitling watches used by pilots during World War II when size literally mattered because those watches were designed to be worn on the thigh. True to the at-a-glance needs of pilots in action, the Super 8 is available in bare-bones-style on the face, with nothing more than hour, minute, and seconds hands pointing to ample Arabic numerals. Source from Breitling Buy Breitling Navtimer Watches 6: Citizen Promaster Aqualand 200M  But who says a busy dial is always a bad thing? Look to the Aqualand watch from the Citizen Promaster collection, stamped with a dizzying number of dashes, dots, and lines that just might give you visual vertigo if you look at it too long. With a diameter of 53mm, it’s a big watch that cries out for attention. It’s built for some serious undersea action, water-resistant up to 200 meters with a 70-meter depth display. And the black polyurethane strap is plenty sturdy. But what most watch lovers will probably like about this attention-getting timepiece from Citizen is that it just looks really cool! Source from Amazon Buy Citizen Promaster Watches 7: Casio G-Shock Blackout They don’t call it “The King” for nothing! Coming in at a sliver under 58mm, the G-Shock GX-56BB Blackout takes the “shock” in its name quite literally with a big statement on your wrist. As it’s a Casio G-Shock, it’s pretty tough, shock-resistant, water-resistant to 200 meters, and resistant to magnetics. This watch from Casio is also solar-powered and has a triple-layered construction to add to its toughness. Casio G-Shock Blackout Buy Casio G-Shock Watches Of course, this is all a matter of taste and personal preference. You can go with a nice dress watch at 38mm and most likely nobody will think twice about its size. But maybe you do want people to look twice and check out that timepiece you’re sporting on your wrist. If that’s the case, consider going big with an oversized watch.

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