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12 Best Minimalist Watches

Characterized by simple and clean designs with pared-down dials, minimalist watches prioritize functionality and legibility and do away with unnecessary and fussy details. Not all, but many minimalist watches are inspired by Bauhaus design, a movement that emerged in the early 20th century, which emphasizes the principle of “form follows function.” In other words, the […]

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Top Skeleton Watches

Skeleton watches, also known as open-worked watches, are not timepieces decorated with skulls and other bones (although, those do certainly exist). Skeleton watches have open dials that allow for a view of the movement inside. What’s more, they sometimes have skeletonized movements that are engineered to hollow out as much as possible, which means you […]

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9 Best GADA Watches Under $1,000

The watch community has a penchant for abbreviations, jargon, and nicknames. From strap monster and wrist check to Batman and Speedy, watch folk often speak in code. A relatively new term that’s cropping up is the GADA watch, which stands for a ‘Go Anywhere, Do Anything’ watch. As its name suggests, a GADA is an […]

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7 Affordable Day-Date Watches

As its name suggests, a day-date watch is one that displays the day of the week along with the date. Not only is it one of the most practical types of calendar watches you can own but it’s also simple to use and set. While the day-date is mostly associated with the exceedingly expensive and […]

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The 7 Best Bronze Watches

While stainless steel sports watches are experiencing their heyday right now in terms of popularity, bronze watches are another option that shouldn’t be overlooked. Bronze has the unique trait that it will develop an oxidation layer on its outer surface, resulting in a beautiful and rugged patina. The level of patina can be controlled quite […]

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Best Dress Watches Under $1000

Sometimes an occasion doesn’t require 200 meters of water resistance, the ability to time a dive or a drive, or remarkably bright lume. Sometimes all you need is a simple, elegant-looking dress watch that tells the time without being too bulky or cumbersome. Dress watches typically feature nice, supple leather straps, clean dial designs, simple […]

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Top Affordable Watches to Gift for the Holidays

In between sips of egg nog and the third run-through of the Michael Bublé Christmas soundtrack this December, you will surely be thinking of what presents you’d like Santa to bring for all your loved ones, and *ahem* maybe even yourself. Whether you know someone that’s a budding watch enthusiast or you’re just looking to […]

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Top 8 Panda Dial Chronographs

Chronographs are a popular style of sports watches, and among them, the Panda dial variants are a fan favorite. The Panda dial has been around since the mid-20th Century, during the golden age of motorsport racing, and remains available today on modern watches. But what is a Panda dial, you ask? It’s a dial that’s […]