In the world of luxury timepieces, the dress watch sits proudly on the throne. The centerpiece of any collection, nothing gets heads turning quicker than a classy wrist companion—especially when it’s poking out beneath the cuff of your favorite tailored suit.
And while it can be easy to get lost in the fancy features found in its purpose-built counterparts—from dive watches to digital styles—the best dress watches keep it simple. They tell the time and look pretty damn swish while doing it.
In order to help you navigate your way through the endless types of watches available, I’ve rounded up a bunch of the finest tickers on the market. Keep reading for the best dress watches for every budget, style, and occasion.
Classy, smart, and the perfect finishing touch to your outfit, dress watches for men are a must-have for collectors and casuals alike. But with a plethora of designs ready for your wrist, it can become a little overwhelming when it comes to picking out your favorite.
I’m going to be narrowing down your options by handpicking a unique selection of the best dress watches. From Rado’s Coupole Classic Automatic to Breda’s Virgil, you’ll find a variety of elegant timepieces that will soon become a staple in your prized watch wardrobe.
Coupole Classic Automatic at Rado
Tetra 27 Watch at NOMOS Glashütte
Sentry Leather Watch at Nixon
Classic Date Watch at Void
Fossil Neutra Chronograph Watch at Amazon
Bulova Black Leather Strap Watch at Amazon
Breda Virgil 1736 at Amazon
Tissot PRX Powermatic 80 Watch at Mayors