* Military-inspired looks for the modern gentleman
* Water-resistant models that can handle accidental drops without damage
* For dressing up or down, indoors or outdoors
A good-looking watch on your wrist shows you mean business. But when your watch vibes read soldier, it shows you are ready to kick some kind of ass. And with these five timepieces, you don’t even have to be in the military to pull it off.
We’ve found five, well-made and well-priced watches that give you the military look (and military precision) without looking like you’re about to run and join the army. With solid parts and durability, these watches will hold up to daily use (and accidental drops) whether you’re on a date or a hike in the great outdoors.
1. Brooklyn Essex Canvas Army Watch
Show off your inner soldier with this eye-catching Brooklyn Essex Watch. It’s made of stainless steel and features a canvas wristband that looks like a miniature version of a webbed combat belt. You’ll have no problem reading the time with its black dial and luminous hands and hour marker. It’s also scratch-resistant and comes in black or army green.
2. Brooklyn Alexander Army Watch
This Army Alexander Brooklyn Watch runs on Swiss Quartz precision movement housed in a Solid 316 Stainless Steel case. The graphic camo dial captivates while the rubber strap wears light on the wrist. And, no detail was spared. Even the minute markers are shaped like the Brooklyn Bridge arches.
3. Casio G-Shock Military Men’s Watch
Rugged, durable, and punctual. That’s the Casio G-shock. This watch is all business with its scratch-resistant mineral crystal and its water resistant housing. You can dive down to 200 meters without worry, and it has you covered on local and world time. There’s a stopwatch, five independent alarms and more, and, it’s all encased in protective black resin. You probably had a Casio as a kid – think of this as the age-appropriate grown-up.
4. Citizen Chandler Black Men’s Watch
This watch is the perfect blend of urban sophistication and athletic adventure. The sleek black dial face and muted number colors make it look sharp with any suit. But, the green nylon band looks like it was made from standard issue army cloth and vibes casual to go with your weekend apparel. It’s scratch-resistant, water-resistant, and overall hard to resist.
5. Swiss Military Hawk Men’s Watch
You get legendary Swiss time precision in a smart, relaxed timepiece design. The silver dial pops while the three black sub-dials give you 60-second, 30-minute, and 12-hour info instantly. The black canvas strap wears comfortably and the whole package is water-resistant down to 200 meters.