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If you want to choose the perfect watch fast and easy, then you will need some tips on choosing watches for men. This will help you to pick out a watch that will be perfect for you. Here are the steps to follow:

Sep 1: Determine a budget

This is very important in choosing watches for men. This will prevent you from overspending, and also make sure that you get value for your money. Here, there are some things you will need to know. First, remember that watches with precious metals, mechanical watches, formal or designer watches and watches with sapphire crystals are usually the most expensive. If you are working on a high budget, then this is a good choice for you. If you are however working with less than a thousand dollars, then you need to avoid these. Mineral glass watches, casual watches, carbon fiber, leather and titanium watches are the next step down. These will usually set you back anything from $300 to $700. If you are looking for cheaper still, there are still some great choices to pick from. These include plastic crystal, swatch watches, plastic or base metals.

Step 2: Determine your style

Here, you need to determine what style you are looking for. If you want a classic or dress watch, there are some options to go with. These include gold material, tritium watches with thick markings or plain and thin case watches. For designer watches, the options to look for are the ones made by renowned designers. These usually feature unique designs, and are quite easy to find since they are widely advertised. For sports watches, you want to go with a large watch, preferably with prominent markings. You also want a water-resistant watch. These include diver and pilot watches.

Step 3: Figure out the brand you want

A quick search on the internet will help you figure out the best brands. Look out for the most sought-after watch manufacturers as these are usually great quality and attractive. You can also ask family or friends who have purchased something of the brand you want for their opinion. There are also dedicated forums for watches online where you can ask for people’s opinion on what watch to get.

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Step 4: Find out where you can buy your choice watch.

Look out for authorized retailers, especially for designer watches. You can also shop online, where you can easily find a watch catalogue with some great options to choose from. The best place to buy your watches, however, is at the official retail shop for your choice brand of watch.

Step 5: Find the right size

There are a number of considerations to make here. The first is choosing a watch with a large face if you are large in stature. If you are smaller in stature, there are smaller, more compact models that you can choose from.

Step 6: Water resistance

The last step in choosing watches for men has to do with water resistance. This is especially important for sports watches. These can be worn even during a heavy workout.  It would also be great if you could get a water-resistant watch that you can swim with.

There you go, choosing watches for men in 6 easy steps – that easy. By following these tips, you can have a great time piece without too much hassle.

Tim Lightman is a certified seller of designer watches for men (interesting to know is that the Danish term for that is ure til mænd) as well as watches for ladies.


  1. I like watches that are sporty and classic at the same time. The movement with swiss watches is something that I am drawn to when looking for a durable watch. Nice tips in this post.

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