One of the hallmarks of a man's dress watch is that is has a clean, simple design that follows the less-is-more design philosophy. The dress watch is meant to be understated, and for this reason, it comes with a smaller bezel (the grooved ring holding the crystal of the watch) and in usually made from classic materials. While leather straps are the norm, gold and silver metal straps are gaining popularity.
Considering that a man's dress watch is design to complement a formal look, it is delicately made, featuring slim hands and markers (and sometimes, Roman numerals) and a classic black or white dial and will feature little or no lume - a usual feature for the more sporty dive watches.
All in all, the dress watch is elegant and minimal and will look sleek under your sleeve cuff. Here’s a look at some of the smartest dress watches to buy, on sale:
Titan Analog Watch for Men
Featuring a navy round dial, this watch features a day and date window and roman markers.
Titan NH1595YL02 Edge Analog Watch
This stylish watch from Titan features a minimalistic design and a textured leather strap.
Police Analog Watch for Men
Featuring a silver and gold hue, this watch from Police has a minimal design and offers a sung fit.
Titan NH679WL01A Edge Analog Watch for Men
This stylish watch has a white round dial with a gold toned finish. You can pair it with your smart casuals too.
Guess W0874G2 Analog Watch
Featuring a neat dial, this watch from Guess has a date window and is water-resistant.
Titan NK1595YL02 Edge Analog Watch
Smart and stylish, this watch features a genuine leather strap and a minimal design.
This analog watch features a rectangular dial, a day and date display and a steel-toned finish.
Guess Analog Watch for Men
This watch from Guess has a unique design and a blue and brown toned finish. Featuring a leather strap, it offers a snug fit.
Titan Classique Slimline Analog Watch
This watch has from Titan features Roman numerals and a gold toned case.
Titan Edge Analog Watch for Men
This watch from the Titan Edge collection has a round dial, a textured leather strap and offers a snug fit.
Titan Classique Analog Watch
This watch from the Titan Classique collection has a black carre dial in a minimal design and a leather strap.
Casio Enticer Analog Watch for Men
This timepiece has a stainless steel strap and a greyish blue dial that is protected with a mineral glass.
Casio MTP-1384L-1AVDF Enticer Watch
This maroon and brown watch from Casio is a must-have. It features Roman numerals, a day and date display and a genuine leather strap.
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