The fashion accessories a man can chooses to wear is limited to a nice wallet, a good looking wristwatch, eye catching cufflinks, a tiepin and stylish shoes. Every accessory a man chooses to wear says a lot about his personality and his lifestyle. Same goes for a wristwatch.
A few men choose to wear a watch with their outfit and those who do wants a watch that is functional, reliable, accurate and that stay in fashion for a long time. Some people go for a classic watch, some go for a smart watch others prefer a sports watch. Those with a sophisticated image prefer to wear a mechanical watch. Watches have been a status symbol for a long time now and what is better than a mechanical watch.
With the advancement of technology in smart phones their overall demand is decreased but they still provide the same feeling of high class that they were in the past. Deciding to buy a worldclass watch is a punishing task due to so many pleasing watches available in the market. Here is a small list of top men watches available around you from swiss manufacturers.
1. Tag Heuer Formula 1 Quartz
Tag Heuer is a Swiss based formidable watchmaking company that has proven itself a worthy rival with technical innovation, ultimate precision and attention seeking designs. The company’s watches are influenced by sports, lifestyle and heritage. Tag Heuer Formula 1 is a sports watch with swiss quartz movement that will work for 2 years on a single battery. It has 41mm fine brushed steel case with unidirectional bezel that is coated with PVD. Back is also made from fine brushed steel. The dial is in vivid black color with rhodium plated luminescent indexes. It is water proof up to 200 meters and comes with black rubber strap.
2. Armani Exchange AX2190
Well we all know Armani, it is more a luxury fashion brand than a watch maker. Founded by Giorgio Armani, it designs clothes, shoes, leather goods (wallets, belts, bracelets), watches, jewelry, eyewear and cosmetics. Armani Exchange AX2190 is a watch that will never go out of fashion. The blue color index marks pop on the greyish silver dial. It is also water resistant up to 50 meter that can be used when swimming, not recommended to submerge in the water for long period of time. Its case is made from stainless steel and has quartz movement. Brown color leather strap contrasts well with silver color case and blue index markings.
3. Baume & Mercier Men’s 8733 Classima XL
It is a very heavy and thick watch. It has swiss automatic movement that winds with the movement of wearer’s wrist so no battery is needed. The case of the watch is made from polished steel. It has a fixed bezel, no rotating one here and solid back, no transparent back. Black dial has 5-minute numeric markers on the edge with roman hour markers. The watch has a date function at 3’o clock. It comes with scratch resistant sapphire crystal. The watch is 42mm wide at 13.3mm thickness. It also have water resistant up to 30 meters. This watch has leather strap and the strap’s clasp is absolute quality. The polished stainless steel case and black dial with contrasting silver colored subdials adds an executive look to it.
4. Hamilton Khaki King
Khaki King is a sophisticated timepiece that is informative and classic at the same time. It has a day and date display at 12 o’clock position and sword like hands. It has a very solid, low profile and comfortable build. It is swiss made so it has to be accurate and reliable. Case of the watch is made from stainless steel. It has swiss movement and transparent back so you can admire the movement in action. Dial of the watch is protected by sapphire crystal. Black dial face with white numerical hour markers and white hands looks absolutely stunning. Khaki has splash resistant rating so no swimming is possible wearing it. I personally love this watch and it had more wrist time than other watches I have in my collection.
5. Michael Kors Watches Gage
This watch looks like a compass on of a plane. It has a strong stainless steel case that is 44mm wide at 13mm thickness. It has black dial with white numerals and sword shape hands. Dial has three subdials. It comes with quartz movement and 100 meters water resistance. This watch also have a classic look and all the most prominent features of modern watches. The lamination used on the hands is not good quality, it will illuminate for a short time. This watch will keep record of the time as many other watches and will look good with jeans and tee shirt. If you are looking for causal look watch that you can wear to parties, while visiting friends, going to college or staying at home then this might be it.