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5 Best Casual Men’s Watches for a Stunning Daily Look

A simple design to accompany your day-to-day activities

Date Published
September 20, 2022
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When it comes to men’s casual watches, our brain will directly refer to some timepieces with straightforward design and attitude. In general, a casual watch is indeed built in a simple design for your everyday watches without driving much attention from people around us.

Despite its simplicity, a casual watch doesn’t necessarily mean a lack of features. You still can refer to a chronograph or pilot watch as part of timepieces under the casual umbrella. You can still be elegant and bold donning these casual watches. It’s because a casual watch dstyloesn’t only rely on its simple comfort look, but also on its functionality. 

5 Best Men Casual Watches for Your Everyday Look

Purchasing a casual watch means choosing an accessory to complete your stunning daily look. Therefore, you need to know that commonly a casual watch has quite different characteristics from the higher-end one. 

For instance, I personally do not prefer a timepiece with a casual style as an investment because it’s primary use is to serve good looks and be at your wrist to tell the time. Instead, I prefer a luxury timepiece with a complex feature and high level of craftsmanship – well, I believe everyone has their own taste.

As an everyday wear item, you also should pick one that can make you look effortlessly good. If you’re looking for some recommendations for some best men’s casual watches for daily use, this article will be a helpful guide for you. 

Hamilton – Khaki Field Titanium Auto 42 Blue

In the first list of best casual watches for men, I recommend you to see this Khaki Field Titanium Auto 42 Blue. As a tribute to military pedigree, this watch has a straightforward design and more legibility. 

Measuring 42mm in diameter, 52mm lug to lug and 11,4mm thick, Khaki Field Titanium is versatile for both men and women. In my point of view, the best thing about this watch is the usage of titanium case construction that provides an extremely comfortable lightweight everyday wearing experience on our wrist. 

Hamilton Khaki Field Titanium Auto 42 Blue Ref. H70545540
Hamilton Khaki Field Titanium Auto 42 Blue Ref. H70545540

As for the movement, its Hamilton’s in-house H-10 automatic powers 80 hours of power reserve with 4Hz frequency (28.800 bph) to 3 Hz (21.600 bph). If you’re an adventurer, no need to worry to bring it outside since Khaki Field Titanium is also 100m-water resistant with anti-magnetic materials. With an appealing blue dial and leather strap, Khaki Field Titanium pairs well with all your casual outfits

Price: $ 895.00 USD

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ORIS – Aquis Date Black Sunburst – Rubber – 39.5 mm

For anyone who’s seeking some black casual watches, here is the recommendation. Apart from its obvious function as a time teller for divers, dive watches also are also best worn casually, like this Aquis Date Black Sunburst. With a monochrome tone on the dial and the case, this watch is one of the men’s casual watches that will make us look stylish and practical. 

Measuring 39.5mm in diameter, it is also appealing to be versatile for everyone, including men. In case you’re wondering about the movement, Aquis Date Black Sunburst is driven by Oris Cal.733 automatic that provides the watch with sweeping seconds hand and a date indication at 6 o’clock. 

Oris Aquis Date Black Sunburst - Rubber - 39.5mm - Ref. 01 733 7732 4134-07 4 21 64FC
Oris Aquis Date Black Sunburst – Rubber – 39.5mm – Ref. 01 733 7732 4134-07 4 21 64FC

As a diver watch, the stylish Aquis Date’s design champions the live-saving technical specifications. For instance, the usage of 300m water-resistant stainless steel and robust uni-directional rotating bezel for double protection during a diving session. 

Further, it also dons matt black ceramic as a scratch and fade resistant for the case. With these specifications, Aquis Date Black Sunburst will be practical not only underwater, but also comfortable for any casual occasion on dry land. 

Price: $ 1.740.00 USD

Ball Watch Co. Engineer III Ohio Black Leather

The next recommendation for the best men’s casual watches is the Engineer III Ohio Black Leather. The uniqueness rests on its 904L grade stainless steel. What’s so special about this material? 

Ball Watch Co. Engineer III Ohio Black Leather Ref. NM9126C-S14J-BK - 904L Steel
Ball Watch Co. Engineer III Ohio Black Leather Ref. NM9126C-S14J-BK – 904L Steel

Unlike any other steel, 904L grade stainless steel offers superior resistance to corrosion, rust, and acids. Further, it also uses exclusive automatic caliber BALL RR1102 for the movement. 

Moving on to the dial, it’s also legible enough because it used a total of 15 micro gas tubes on the hour, minute, second hands, and dial for the night reading capability. It has a proportional dimension of 40mm in diameter and 13.55mm thick, a comfortable men’s casual watch for a daily look.

 Price: $ 1.230.00 USD

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Damasko – DS30 Blue

Following Damasko’s styling trademark, Damasko DS30 has some characteristics such as being equipped with large and legible markers, bold sword hands, and a familiar crosshair in the center of the dial. As a unique point, it uses Deutscher U-Boat-Stahl or Germany Submarine steel in the case which makes it highly scratch and corrosion resistant. 

Damasko DS30 Blue
Damasko DS30 Blue

Without leaving this detail, DS30 used a flat sapphire crystal with anti-reflective treatment on both sides to ensure readability in every lighting condition. 

If you are a person who is very concerned about watch accuracy, you should not feel worried since Damasko is driven by ETA2824-2 movement which has been tested to high accuracy. Measuring medium size (39mm in diameter) and paired with a vintage black leather strap, DS30 is one of the perfect men’s casual watches to make you look effortlessly cool. 

Price: $ 1.042.00 USD

Seiko 5 Sports “Specialist Style” Black

If you want to look casual but also not really basic, Seiko 5 Sports “Specialist Style” is a good one for you. Straight to the point, it boasts five attributes: self-winding automatic movement, water resistance, day-date in a single window, durable case, and a recessed crown. 

Seiko 5 Sports “Specialist Style” Black Ref. SBSA027
Seiko 5 Sports “Specialist Style” Black Ref. SBSA027

Personally, the day date feature is what I like the most among those attributes because it allows you to self-select the day display to Japanese kanji characters or in English. 

Donning the 100m water-resistant stainless-steel case, Seiko 5 Sport “Specialist Style” can be safely used for outside activities. Do not worry about its durability, because it provides a 40-hour power reserve. Measuring 42,5mm in diameter and 13.4mm thick, this watch wraps comfortably for every wrist including men’s.

Price: $310.00 USD

Final Thought

When choosing a casual watch, it’s important to consider your personal style and needs. Do you want a simple, understated watch or something bolder? Do you need a watch with specific features, such as a chronograph or water resistance? Once you know what you’re looking for, you can start narrowing down your options.

These five casual men’s watches featured in this article are among the best choices for everyday wear. They are stylish, durable, and offer a variety of features to suit different needs. Whether you’re looking for a watch to dress up your jeans and t-shirt or something to wear to work, you’re sure to find the perfect watch on this list.

Finally, those are some references for the best men’s casual watches for your daily accessories. We hope now you can understand which options you should take to fit your style and necessities. Wear a nice one, so that it can help you boost your style and confidence. 

You might also read:  Casual yet Stylish: The Favorite Watches Pick to Accompany You 

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