Look Sophisticated AF In One Of The 25 Best Men’s Watches Under $500

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Best Men's Watches Under $500

If you want to be taken seriously by your boss, your peers, and your lady friends you’ll need to get real about what you consider a good watch. Some of the best watches money can buy you will set you back thousands of dollars, but truth is that more affordable options exist.

When it comes to watches, $500 is a pretty reasonable price—it’s a bit of an investment, but you’re paying for the labor as well as the quality of the product. I view it as an investment in your style, and in turn, your future. Ahead, the 25 best men’s watches under $500 on the market right now.

Related: The 12 Best Men’s Watches Under $50

Luminox Ice-Sar- Arctic 1000
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Luminox  are amazing, Swiss-built watches that are meant to be used and abused, and include a lume that glows unaided for up to 25 years. This particular watch features custom-developed Carbonox carbon compound case, Swiss-made quartz movement, Scratch and impact-resistant sapphire glass crystal, and it is water resistant for up to 200 meters.

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Vincero Watches The Altitude


If you are a fan of field watches, Vincero Watches The Altitude field watch is the watch for you. This everyday carry watch under $500 features a bold 43mm diameter face, available in five variations — Matte Black/Red, Silver/Navy, Matte Black/Pine, Silver/Desert Gray, Silver/Black — with an affordable price of just $179. It also adds some military cues compared to Vincero‘s other lines of handsome timepieces.


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Withings Steel HR Sport
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This sport watch tracks your heart rate and all those things you need to know. The connected GPS feature tracks all the numbers that you need to know. It has a minimalist look, but don’t let that fool you. This watch has everything you need. It’s what’s under the hood that counts, right? Right.

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Victorinox Night Vision

This stainless steel beauty gives you the best that the Swiss have to offer. At some point you just have to ask yourself why you’re not wearing a beautiful Swiss made watch. I can’t answer that for you. I just work here.

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Braun BN0032 Matte Stainless Steel Watch
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There’s something about a mesh stainless steel band that really get’s me going. This less expensive option is great for bros on a budget who don’t want to give up the quality of a high-end watch. The glass face of this BN0032 model is scratch-resistant like any other top-notch tim piece.

Bonus: This lil dude comes with a 2-year warranty so you’ve got protection against any possible mishaps.

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Diesel Uber Chief
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Yeah, I know, I don’t name them. Anyway, if you want to be a the Uber Chief, you have to buy this watch, which combines stainless steel with leather to create a timepiece that you can rock in just about any environment. Uber Chief indeed.

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Diesel DZ7313 Stainless Steel Mens Watch
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The Diesel DZ7313 Stainless Steel Mens Watch is a futuristic stainless steel watch that has a bunch of awesome extra features, such as 4 clocks. This watch is great for anyone on the go due to its sporty design and bonus features.

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Tissot Men’s Stainless Steel Watch
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This Swiss watch looks good and does a pretty good job of telling the time as well, which I suppose is a nice benefit. But really, you can’t go wrong with the Swiss and their watches. Buy this, wear this, and you will be a king of men. I promise.

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Triwa Hu39-D
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This Scandinavian watch is simple, which is not a bad thing. The sleek design is a welcome distinction when compared to other gaudier watches. You want to know what’s really cool about this watch though? Each watch is made from the melted down remains of illegal firearms. Now that is something worth buying.

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Vaer Watches Classic
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This minimalist Swiss watch is a welcome respite from other clunkier watches. You don’t have to be gaudy to be beautiful, and this watch is proof of that. Each watch is assembled by hand, which means that they have that little bit extra that makes your cold machine made watches look like the soulless time traps that they are.

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Vaer Watches Field
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We’ll stick with Vaer here with their field watch, which has that vintage military style look. This is a watch taken straight from a dude who fought on Omaha Beach back in the day. It is rugged, manly, the sort of watch that saved the world from evil fascists.

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Vaer Watches Heritage
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We finish up with Vaer with their Heritage watch, which harkens back to a time when men were men, and when people fought for all that is right in the world. You can wear it today, and be reminded of the good things in life.

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Michael Kors’ Jet Master Automatic Chronograph Watch
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Michael Kors’ Jet Master Automatic Chronograph Watch is a well-made, incredibly detailed watch. It’s water-resistant up to 50 M, so it’s safe to take this and boy out on a beach weekend—just don’t go scuba diving in it, okay?

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Huckberry X Timex Diver
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This Timex watch from Huckberry is one of only 700 total made, so yeah, I’d get on this one if I were you. It has a vintage dive watch appeal, and if you are at all concerned with any of that then this is the watch for you, friend.

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Timex Marlin Manual
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Elegant, this stainless steel watch gives you a silvered sunray dial. This vintage style watch harkens back to the 1960s, which is only the decade that has defined culture throughout the world. Pair this watch with you, and culture will just have to catch up to you.

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Timex x Todd Snyder Military
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This vintage style watch crafted by Tom Snyder is a military spec watch, which means that it is a watch that isn’t messing around. Wear this and keep a prayer here and there for the troops.

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Bulova Men’s Automatic
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This handsome watch from Bulova is a stainless steel water resistant treasure. Snap this on your wrist, and you’re on your way to becoming the man you always knew you could be.

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Bulova Men’s Lunar Pilot
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This imported watch is a special edition, which means that you need to click on the link if you want to get ahead of the rest of the zoo. This chronographic watch will make you feel like an adult, I promise you.

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Huawei Stainless Steel Watch
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If you’re looking for a Smartwatch, try the Huawei Stainless Steel Watch. It is a high quality, high performance watch.

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Mondaine Helvetica No1 Stainless Steel and Leather Watch
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Another great simplistic option, this Mondaine stainless steel and leather timepiece is the perfect combo of traditional and modern. Black leather goes with everything, especially when it’s part of a classy-ass watch.

Its sapphire-crystal cover means it’s both scratch and shatter-resistant, so this watch will most likely outlive all of us.

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Emporio Armani Chronograph Bracelet Watch
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Update: Armani isn’t strictly for foreign douchebags anymore. In fact, the watches put out by Armani are arguably some of the best-looking, affordable options in the scope of luxury watches.

This one’s got the classic look of a stainless steel timepiece, but blue details in the face breathe a modern, nautical life into the traditional design.

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Seiko Prospex Padi Solar
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This is a great dive watch with water resistance up to 200 feet. It also looks nice, which is always a plus in the timepiece game. Seiko has you covered here both in terms of efficiency and style.

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Seiko MECHANICAL x Shinobu Ishigaki SARB065
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Seiko’s MECHANICAL x Shinobu Ishigaki SARB065 Watch is one of the highest reviewed watches that I’ve come across. Subtle and stylish, this watch is an all around great choice.

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Casio G-Shock
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Our old friend Casio has us covered with their G-Shock. This one is named the Mud Master, and I don’t know if I can continue writing this without making reference to the ridiculous wordplay on display here. G-Shock. Mud Master. I mean, come on. But you are not here for that and I’ll just help you click on the link here and buy this.

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Michael Kors Men’s Lexington
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This nice looking watch comes to you from Michael Kors, and Michael David Kors would never lead you astray. He wants you to buy this watch. So, please, if not for me than do it for Michael.

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