There’s a veritable checklist of rugged gear you need for spring, but perhaps none more important than your everyday carry, which you can now round out in durable style with the new MVMT Havoc Chrono Collection. The newly launched offering of highly useful, smartly designed chronograph field watches brings new meaning to affordable watches and adventure-ready timepieces. In fact, the new MVMT Havoc Chrono — priced very nicely between $158 and $178 — hits the sweet spot when it comes to go-anywhere utility and versatile, refined style.
The collection itself carries on the MVMT tradition of making some of the most affordable watches for men. Each is packed with the proper bells and whistles to keep you moving forward on time and in style on or off the grid. The brand bills the MVMT Havoc Chrono Collection as “the next generation of adventure chronographs,” and they’ve pulled no punches in matters of exceptional design or hard-wearing components.
The new collection features four models, each boasting a strong, bold 44-millimeter diameter case for adequate viewing in all manner of conditions. All four styles are well suited to the demands of adventure in water or dusty hiking trail (or grabbing a beer at your favorite watering hole). Each chronographic face features a textured sub-dial and a custom cut-out date window, a unique and visually striking design feature that gives this watch a leg up on other models that only show one date at a time. It’s the small details, after all, that help a timepiece stand out quietly, and that seems to be MVMT’s specialty.
The Havoc Chrono Collection is also bolstered with both a 60-minute and a 60-second timer chronograph, all the better for accurate timekeeping on the go.
Yet, these watches don’t skimp in matters of style points, either. The Bandit Sandstone Havoc Chrono, for instance, is the dressiest of the bunch, using a crisp white face and a tan leather strap to provide a minimal style that’s still got the chops to keep up should you venture off the beaten path. It’s water-resistant to 100 meters, although other MVMT Havoc Chrono Collection options might be better suited for trips to the ocean.
The most impressive of the quartet is the Dynamo Black Havoc Chrono. It’s a tactically minded, all-black watch with red design accents allowing it to make a quiet yet memorable first impression. Wear it with black jeans and an olive field coat (or better still, with swim trunks to hit the surf) to keep the classic chronograph looking modern.
The Trooper Green Havoc Chrono would be a memorable addition to any watch collection, with an eye-catching gunmetal case that contrasts handsomely against the green canvas strap. It’s the kind of watch that looks right at home with your best T-shirt and most comfortable jeans, but that quick-drying fabric strap makes it an ideal summer field watch. It’s another downright steal at just $158.
Last but certainly not least, those who love stainless steel watches will appreciate the elegant yet rugged blend of fashion and function thanks to the Rebel Green Havoc Chrono. A deep green, nature-inspired dial meets a stainless steel case for a classic, truly timeless look.
Whichever watch you fancy of the four highly wearable, easy-to-style, uniquely affordable MVMT Havoc Chrono selections, we know one thing: Your new affordable timepiece of choice won’t let you down, no matter where you go this spring and summer.