Very top notch time pieces can cost an arm and a leg to cop. The Cartiers, the Rolex(es), the Audemars and even Tissots will more often than not, have you waiting for 3, 4 paychecks to recover from their damage.
Here are a few watches that get the job done without punching manholes in your pocket.
5Fossil ‘Nate IP’ Chronograph Watch
A round case of a matte-black chronograph watch paired with a smooth leather strap and Stainless steel black ionic plating. Diameter on this one is 50mm and it’s not water resistant.
Cost: $145 (Macys/Nordstrom)
4DIESEL® Large Round Bracelet Watch
Slightly smaller diameter than the previous one, its sleek designed case and gold-plated bracelet makes it a hit. Water-resistant at 100m
Cost: $160 (Macys/Nordstrom/Diesel)
3Michael Kors ‘Slim Runway’ Leather Strap Watch
Really smooth two-toned time piece, brown leather strap, gold-plated bezel. 42mm on the diameter and looks really good with any button up.
Cost: $160 (Macys/Nordstrom)
2Andrew Marc Watches ‘Club Varsity’ Watch
Very clean contrasted face with classic chronographs paired with a plush leather strap. 45mm diameter and water-resistant up to 50m. Stainless steel back.
Cost: $195 (Macys/Nordstrom)
1BOSS Black Leather Strap Chronograph Watch
The most expensive of our list today, it features big three-eyed chronograph face with silver bezel. Black rugged leather straps, offset date window and a round textured dials for setting. Diameter is at 44mm and water-resistant to 50m.
Cost: $295 (Macys/Nordstrom)