You do not need to spend a fortune to get a great watch, you can, but you don't have to.
If your budget allows, we have a list of all the brands we have reviewed and the watches we like from them at the bottom of the page. Listed by brand. There you will find all their best watches, price no object.

Let's start with the "Style" of watch you are looking for.
There are many different styles but we will break it down to 4 of the most common styles. Not sure what style of watch you want? Maybe you are buying a watch as a gift. Not a problem. Skip to the next step »

Field Watch

Clean lines and simplistic but timeless looks make the field watch one of the most popular styles that never go out of style and can be worn for most if not all occassions. The Field watch is arguably the best all around watch to own. Aviators, in histopry began as field watches and evolved to suit the needs of the higher flyers in the military and now serve that to the same adventure minded as well.


The "Diver" is probably the most popular of all the men's watch styles. Rugged and masculine with timeless good looks and a wide spectrum of designs and styles within this category of watch, one is rarely enough. Today'd divers come in a few flavors, from divers in looks only, desk and pool divers, dive watches that never actually dive to some amazing tool watches that can withstand serious depths and are required equiptment for any diver.

Dress Watch

A dress watch is something you will wear to formal occassions or in a office or professional business setting. These watches tend to be more minimalistic and simple, but that is not a hard and fast rule anymore, and in this catagory, we think you will be pleasantly surprised with the options a dress watch can offer. We have dress casual to elegant covered here.


Chronographs, Tachymeters, Racing Watches, Sports Watches. These watches are on the more exotic and complicated side, serve many functions and can be surprisingly exotic and elegant at the same time. This catagory covers perhaps the widest range of looks and appeal to the more adventurous and outgoing people in the world.

GMT / Dual Time watches etc, fall into one or most of the categories and will be included in the search recommendations related to the style chosen.