15 Best Men’s Watches under $100

Learn to appreciate time.

We all love an expensive suit, drive fast and expensive cars and of course wear luxury watches such as Rolex and Omega. However, there are many watch options out there, that are extremely well made, offer a plethora of features and they don’t break the bank. You don’t have to save up 6 month worth of salaries in order to get your precious Omega or Patek Philippe. There are options out there that are worth spending your money on them.

Wearing a timepiece on your wrist is an extra accessory that every guy out there needs. Yes, you have the time on your smartwatch but a wristwatch is a different story. It creates a unique relationship with time, which helps you appreciate it in the long run. The article below is a guide for you to find an affordable timepiece, stylish and comfortable without paying more than $100. Yes, that is correct. Every timepiece in the list below is under $100. Check out our top 15 Men’s watches under $100 now:

CASIO A168WG-9

Casio has been making timepieces for a long time and they’ve actually created some affordable watches, including the A168WG-9. It features a 37.5mm diameter, it is water-resistant watch and has every basic feature you need, including a 1/100 second digital stopwatch, Auto Calendar, and daily alarm. Of course the gold metal watch band makes it instantly a retro piece. To top it all of, the battery can last up to 7 years.

TIMEX EXPEDITION SCOUT 40

This 40mm simple Timex watch is perfect for those who love outdoor activities and they don’t have the need to use a compass. The Timex Expedition Scout 40 is water-resistant up to 50 meters and is built with a date window, leather strap, and INDIGLO light-up watch dial, so you can read the time easily even at pitch black times.

INVICTA 8926 PRO DIVER WATCH

The Invicta 8926 Pro Diver watch is Water-resistant up to 200 meters, and is one of the most affordable watches of its kind. It has a 40mm stainless steel case, black mineral dial window, unidirectional bezel, and luminous hands and markers for readability underwater.

SWATCH ELEMENTARY

Celebrating 100 years of Bauhaus design, the Swatch Elementary Watch is a masterpiece of minimalism inspired by the good old school days. The 30-meter water-resistant watch is built with a silicone strap, plastic case, a sturdy buckle and it sports a diameter of 41mm. It’s a fine timepiece and perfect for those with an artistic eye.

ORIENT CAPITAL VERSION 2

If you are looking for something more formal, take a look at the dapper Orient capital Version 2 wristwatch with its classic design that goes along well with any stunning suit. The 41mm timepiece features a Japanese-quartz movement and has a stainless steel construction for longevity and many years to come.

SEIKO SNK805 SEIKO 5

The bold Seiko 5 is inspired by military field watches, as it adopts features to get you through any mission. Featuring an automatic movement with an analog display, luminous accents, a durable nylon strap, and day/date functions, you’ll be amazed with this 30-meter water-resistant wristwatch that also features a 37mm diameter dial for better readability.

TIMEX ARCHIVE ACADIA NATO WATCH

The Timex Archive Acadia Nato Watch is built for the urban gentleman. The 50-meter water-resistant watch boasts a QuickDate display, INDIGLO Night-Light for superb visibility in the dark, 40mm resin case, and tough military-inspired nylon strap. Not to mention the black and red colorways give it a stealthy aesthetic, making it a notable addition to your minimalist everyday carry collection.

MVMT MINIMALIST WATCH

Designed in America, the MVMT Minimalist Watch is a sleek and simple timekeeper with a sophisticated look. The 30-meter water-resistant watch has a hardened mineral crystal dome and a stainless steel 45mm case to survive everyday wear-and-tear. Let’s join the biggest movement of the watch industry.

NIXON BASE TIDE

The Nixon Base Tide combines classic style with modern technology. the Nixon Base Tide is a unique timepiece for the contemporary man. It boasts 100 meters of water resistance, 38mm dial, a 22mm custom injunction-molded ultra-soft silicone band, and technology to report future tide times. Not to mention, it has a simplified negative LCD to make it easily readable underwater.

KOMONO MAGNUS II WATCH

With a saddle brown one-piece genuine leather strap and a brushed metal case, this 30-meter water-resistant timekeeper is subtle yet elegant. Make an impressive first impression while sporting this 45mm dial watch that features a minimalist design.

SEIKO SOLAR NYLON STRAP WATCH

Inspired by the silhouette of a rugged field watch, this solar-powered Seiko timepiece is all class. Stay ahead of the game with this wristwatch’s day/date window, 10-month power reserve, a tough nylon band, and 100 meters of water-resistance. This 43mm dial watch is suitable for swimming and snorkeling. And it has stencil-like numerals to complete its retro aesthetic.

TIMEX HORWEEN LEATHER WEEKENDER

Featuring a vegetable-tanned Dublin Ale leather band by the Horween Leather Company in Chicago, as well as a nickel-plated brass case, this is of course timepiece for any occasion. It’s stripped of unnecessary features, serving you solely as a precise wristwatch to ensure you meet your strict deadlines.

CASIO G-SHOCK DW5600BBM-1

For those looking for a watch with a retro vibe, this G-Shock option is worth considering. Part of a back-to-basics lineup, this 200-meter water-resistant wristwatch projects original G-Shock styling with a fashion-forward matte finish. It also has high-end features, such as shock-resistance and an Electro-luminescent Backlight.

NIXON TIME TELLER

The Nixon Time Teller is one of the company’s bestsellers, and it is no joke. The 3-hand movement watch has a really cool and unique 5-link stainless steel band, custom molded hands, and applied indices, creating a timeless look for any event. To top it all of, the 37mm dial gives it a really nice aesthetic for casual and formal wear.

VICTORINOX 249087 ORIGINAL XL WATCH

Victorinox, the brand that is most known for the best Swiss Army multi-tool knives in the world has taken a new road path. To create amazing watches, including this one the Victorinox 249087 Original XL Watch. Featuring 100 meters of water-resistance alongside a Swiss quartz movement and a super strong high quality nylon band, this timepiece is ready for any type of action.

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