4 Classy Watches Under $200 to Buy This Weekend

Gentlemen still look at our wrists—and not our phones—to keep ourselves in track of time. We do so because we believe that an attractive timepiece is still an essential part of the modern gentleman’s style. Here are four of our top picks for best classy watches under $200 which will add style to any man's wardrobe while not breaking the bank. 

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From sporty chronographs to hit the gym to more elegant dress pieces ideal for a first date or work, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite under $200:

What are the best men's watches under 200 dollars?

Armitron: Great Dress Watch that Costs Under 100

ARMITRON – Brown Leather Strap Watch 38MM

ARMITRON – Brown Leather Strap Watch 38MM

Why we love it: Since 1956, Armitron has embodied and nurtured the spirit of individuality. It still does that with this classy and classic two-tone watch.

The round silver shape bezel coupled with gold-tone numerals and the handsome caramel strap adds a luxury look that not everybody will have.

Occasion(s): First date; quick check-in with your boss; rooftop dinner

Price tag: $


Nixon: Best Digital LED Watch under 200

NIXON Siren SS 36 MM

NIXON – Siren SS 36 MM

Why we love it: The unisex Siren digital watch from Nixon features a yellow gold case finished with a white, super soft silicone band for ultimate comfort.

The water-resistance feature is very beach-appealing but its blended with a clean style for a perfect casual or sporty timepiece too.

Occasion(s): BBQ with friends; surfing, hiking; pool party

Price tag: $$


ESQ: Best Chronograph Watch Under 200

ESQ Mens Black Strap Watch

ESQ Mens Black Strap Watch

Why we love it: This ESQ chronograph watch is an accessible luxury timepiece. It features a textured black dial, 45mm stainless steel case with a rose gold plated bezel and a fine black leather strap. 

Occasion(s): Airport lounge; Night at the opera; World Cup final

Price tag: $$$


Timex Waterbury Best Chronograph Watch Under 100

TIMEX – Waterbury Traditional Chronograph 42MM

TIMEX – Waterbury Traditional Chronograph 42MM

Why we love it: The Waterbury collection from Timex balances well retro with classic-styling elements. We love the carefully stitched natural grey leather strap and the solid stainless steel construction.

It complements well with more modern details like the subtle cream and a pop-of-orange hands, which contrast well with the lighter-grey dial.

Occasion(s): Summer festival; Coffee with friends; Sunday Movie

Price tag: $$$

Inexpensive Men's Casual Watches Comparison Chart

Armitron Men's 20/1925GYBN Round Two-Tone Brown Leather Strap Watch
Nixon Women's Siren SS Digital Watch Gold White 36mm
ESQ Men's Sport Stainless Steel Analog-Quartz Watch with Leather-Pig-Skin Strap, Black, 24 (Model: 37ESQE13301A)
Timex Waterbury TW2R88400 Men's Traditional Leather Strap 42mm Chronograph Watch
Armitron Men's 20/1925GYBN Round Two-Tone Brown Leather Strap Watch
Nixon Women's Siren SS Digital Watch Gold White 36mm
ESQ Men's Sport Stainless Steel Analog-Quartz Watch with Leather-Pig-Skin Strap, Black, 24 (Model: 37ESQE13301A)
Timex Waterbury TW2R88400 Men's Traditional Leather Strap 42mm Chronograph Watch
$22.99
$124.95
from $151.30
$149.00
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Armitron Men's 20/1925GYBN Round Two-Tone Brown Leather Strap Watch
Armitron Men's 20/1925GYBN Round Two-Tone Brown Leather Strap Watch
$22.99
Nixon Women's Siren SS Digital Watch Gold White 36mm
Nixon Women's Siren SS Digital Watch Gold White 36mm
$124.95
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ESQ Men's Sport Stainless Steel Analog-Quartz Watch with Leather-Pig-Skin Strap, Black, 24 (Model: 37ESQE13301A)
ESQ Men's Sport Stainless Steel Analog-Quartz Watch with Leather-Pig-Skin Strap, Black, 24 (Model: 37ESQE13301A)
from $151.30
Timex Waterbury TW2R88400 Men's Traditional Leather Strap 42mm Chronograph Watch
Timex Waterbury TW2R88400 Men's Traditional Leather Strap 42mm Chronograph Watch
$149.00