The great thing about black watches is that they can go with just about any outfit. Pair one with a three-piece suit for that 007 vibe or go with jeans and a tee for the laid-back, classic cool look. Here are six pieces worth checking out:
|TechnoMarine Black Chronograph, $1,690
Offering three chronograph features, this TechnoMarine is constructed of a stainless steel case and bezel, and comes with a rubber strap that’s perfect for H2O activities (it’s water resistant to 656 feet). The silver hands, accents and sub dials give this watch a masculine, yet sophisticated, look.
|Movado Museum Classic, $495
With it’s clean, simplistic dial, Movado’s Museum Classic is one of the most iconic watches of the modern era. The silver-tone hands and Movado’s signature dot at the 12 o’clock position give a minimalistic appearance that goes well with a suit or for just bumming around on the weekends. Given Movado’s reputation for manufacturing reliable pieces, this watch will serve you well for years to come.
|Bulova Accutron Curacao Collection
This piece from the Bulova Accutron Curacao Collection features luminous hands and markers, a screw-down back and crown, a stainless steel case, a unidirectional elapsed time bezel, and it’s water resistant up to 660 feet. Plus, it just looks badass.
|Hugo Boss HB 2001, $550
Tough, yet sophisticated, the HB 2001 is the go-to watch for any man looking for a balance in life. It’s perfect for the no-strings-attached kind of guy who wants one watch for every occasion. In terms of functionality, the 2001 features a black IP-coated case, a silicone strap, and luminescent hands and hour markers that make for easy readability in low-light situations.
|Alessi Daytimer by Will Alsop, $120
Not your typical digital watch, the Daytimer is a salute to modern design and functionality. Its approach is simple: A clean OLED display that lights up only when you push the side button. The concept saves battery life and makes the watch a minimalist’s dream.
|Seiko Coutura Alarm Chronograph SNAC41, $525
Seiko hit the nail on the head with this futuristic watch, which features a black ion finish, three subdials, an alarm, chronograph functions, a sapphire crystal, and it’s water resistance of up to 100 meters.