10 Watches That Won’t Break the Bank

10 Watches That Won’t Break the Bank

10 Watches That Won’t Break the Bank

Style does not have to come at the expense of financial stability.

Style does not have to come at the expense of financial stability.

Text: Ayesha Le Breton

It's time to move beyond bankruptcy-inducing watches. There's no need for a great timepiece to cost you your month's pay. While one can remain appreciative of the artistry behind some of the high-end luxurious options, they need not dwell on what is often unattainable. A plethora of affordable designs awaits you. From the dapper and classy, to the sporty and snazzy, V has rounded-up a selection of stylish watches that cost less than $300.

1. Uri Minkoff Norrebro Model: 2210044

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Fitting for both casual and formal occasions. This versatile design ($78) is featured in a sleek grey ion-plated case paired with sandblasted dial and stain steel link bracelet.

Available for purchase here.

2. Skagen Aaren Kulør Rubber Strap Watch, 41mm

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Made for your minimalistic dreams, the classic round face and subseconds dial imbue the functional clean-cut aesthetic characteristic to Danish design. A practical and stylish pop of color ($95.)

Available for purchase here.

3. MVMT Voyager Bronze Age

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Built for adventure, the Voyager Bronze Age ($160.00) is fitted with water resistant  technology and dual time zone functionality. Pebbled grey leather paired with a muted bronze makes for durable yet classy accessory. 

Available for purchase here.

4. Adidas Process_M1 

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This definitively classic silhouette get's revamped through the contemporary adidas perspective. Arriving in gold metallic, the Process_M1 ($50) is clean and understated perfect for everyday wear. 

Available for purchase here.

5. Jack Mason Halyard Chronograph 42mm

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Fit to endure land and sea, this stainless steel time piece ($223.20) is assembled and tested for water-resistance of up to 100 meters. The sky blue dial adds a splash of color to the tan strap, an otherwise classic design that includes Swiss Super-Luminova® markings that enhance high legibility.

Available for purchase here.

6. Nixon 42 mm Sentry Leather Watch 

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The Sentry Leather ($165) embodies elegance and adventure. The matte black face stuns with gold detailing, and is grounded in a sturdy stainless steel cases and hardened mineral crystal.  

Available for purchase here.

7. Fossil Nate Chronograph Black Stainless Steel Watch

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The all black color-way imbues subtlety, while the chunky detailing gives the watch a little more strange presence. Perfect those who opt for the sleek and snazzy ($99.)

Available for purchase here.

8. Casio A168WG-9 watch

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A cheap and cheerful option. The Casio A168WG-9 ($49.70) continues to transcend time with it's classic and fit-for-all design, easily dressed-up or down.

Available for purchase here.

9. Apple Watch Series 3

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You can be both sporty and stylist with Apple's Watch Series 3 ($199.) A contemporary design that seamlessly complements those of you that are constantly on the go. 

Available for purchase here.

10. Seiko 5

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A match made in heaven for the modern day man about town. A simple, and easily styled stainless steel timepiece ($299.99)

Available for purchase here.

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