The 14 Best Mechanical Watches for Men

While women are classified according to the bags they carry and the shoes that they wear, men are judged by their wallets and watches, watches being the more visible of the two. If you want to achieve the most elegant and fashionable look, you’ll need a high-quality watch. And why not make it a watch that you can still wear while you play basketball after work or swimming on a hot weekend?

These mechanical watches will help you attain that sophisticated and classy look you want. They’re all of the highest quality and durability, so they’ll serve you well while they make you look good.

Invicta Men’s Pro Diver Stainless Steel Automatic WatchInvicta Men’s Pro Diver Stainless Steel Automatic Watch

The Invicta Pro Diver watch is one of the most elegant mechanical watches available. It has a well-polished stainless steel case that is 40mm thick. It has a black dial that is easy to read and has an analog display. The three hand function design of the watch makes it outstanding.

The hands are coated with trinite, and they are luminous, making it possible to read the time even at night. The hour markers are also easy to notice and they make the reading of time easy. It has a magnified date display at the 3 o’clock mark.

The automatic movement of the Pro Diver watch means that the watch does not run on batteries. The dial has a cap of resilient mineral crystal. The frame of the watch contains a unidirectional bezel, made of stainless steel, and the edges are also perfectly polished.

The bracelet of the watch is made of triple-link steel, making it very durable and unique. The bracelet securely wraps around your wrist using a fold-over clasp. The case back of the watch is a skeleton design, and the crown is a screw-down, meaning that you have to open its case first before using it. This helps protect the crown from damage.

The self-winding nature of the Pro Diver means that the watch utilizes kinetic energy to tick. The swinging of your hand as you walk provides the necessary energy for the watch move. Its water-resistance depth is 200m.


Rolex GMT-Master IIRolex GMT-Master II

The Rolex GMT-Master II watch is one of the most classic and elegant watches that you can ever wear. It is very unique with its bi-colored bezel. The bezel has the brightest and most beautiful blue when the watch is in direct sunlight. A room with medium lighting gives the watch a matte blue color and it is black in a darker setting. Being resistant to scratches and fading, the watch is suitable for gatherings of any setting. You can be sporty or in a suit, and the watch will still complement your look perfectly. To switch from an official to a more casual look, you can adjust the watch by using an extension that slightly loosens the fit.

The dial of the Rolex GMT-Master II is large to enable easy reading of the time and date on your watch. Reading is also made easy by the presence of markers that help indicate the time. The black hands of the watch are very easy to notice and, therefore, easily tell the time. The hands are surrounded by a white gold color, all for the sole purpose of enabling you to tell time more easily. The GMT hand of this watch, which helps in adjusting the time for different time zones, has contrasting colors to differentiate it from the hour and minute hands.

The stainless steel case of this Rolex watch has a diameter of 40 mm and a thickness of 12mm. Its edges are perfectly finished, and with its strong shoulders, the watch is comfortable to have on your wrist for an entire day without it pressing against you. The case back of this watch is also designed well with an efficient size that makes the watch unnoticeable under a shirt. The bracelet used to hold the watch on your wrist highly contributes to the comfort of the Rolex GMT-Master II. It is made of oyster, which makes it very durable. The bracelet wraps around your wrist with an easylink that closes with a click and gently stays on your hand. It is water resistant up to 100m.


Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Chronograph SkeletonMaurice Lacroix Masterpiece Chronograph Skeleton

The Maurice Lacroix Chronograph Skeleton is one of the most worthy members of the brand’s Masterpiece collection. The watch is, undoubtedly, a masterpiece. You can see the designer’s skill both in its functionality and appearance. The skeleton face of the watch will show you how complex it is while also keeping your attention for its interesting look.

It has a 43mm stainless steel case and an anti-reflective sapphire dial window. Through this curved window, you can behold the Caliber ML 206 skeleton. The Masterpiece Chronograph Skeleton self-winds automatically, and reserves power for up to 48 hours.

Aside from the above, you will also see the bridges, disks, and wheels behind this 30-minute chronograph counter. The watch’s bridges gain both their aesthetic appeal and strength from a corrosion-resistant tantalum and gold-colored physical vapor deposition (PVD). Anyone familiar with the work of Maurice Lacroix will also notice the “Grand Colimacon” finish. It is a signature feature in the company’s watches. It’s used here on the watch’s main bridge.


Vacheron Constantin Overseas World Time Automatic Men’s WatchVacheron Constantin Overseas World Time Automatic Men’s Watch

The Vacheron Constantin Overseas watch is a highly unique watch. Its outstanding properties make it one of the most sought after brands of watches on the market. For instance, this watch indicates time for 37 time zones. The time zones, which are offset by thirty minutes and fifteen minutes, are also indicated. It contains the names of 37 cities in which it can tell the time concurrently. Its ability to resist damage by water is also an added advantage. You can swim and shower while wearing this watch while not affecting its function and value. This makes the watch very versatile and fit to be worn in any gathering, whether business or casual.

Additionally, the Constantin World Time watch has three choices of dials, making it even more unique. With this watch, you can choose to wear the dial that has yellow-colored city names. A blue dial with cities labelled in red is also available, or a dial that can be read from left to right. All the above choices of dials makes the time easy to read, and this is also made possible by the lovely perimeter of the watch. Around the watch is a translucent outer ring with a lacquered- velvet finish. It aids in indicating the hours and minutes of all the time zones that the watch reads.

The hour and minute hands of the Vacheron watch are also one-of-a-kind. They have a baton style and, with the short hand indicating the hours and the long hand the minutes, they are fitted with luminous material at the center, which ensures that even in the dark, you can still tell the time and date.

The Vacheron watch is gracefully supported by a stainless steel bracelet that is unique and not easy to come by. The Vacheron watch bracelet has lovely links with shapes that resemble crosses, and they are carefully polished and brushed with satin. The bracelet is removable if you want to use a leather or rubber strap for your wrist watch, which are all comfortable. The clasp is made of stainless steel. It is a fold-over type closure, securing the watch firmly on your wrist.


Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic Universal Time Automatic Men’s WatchJaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic Universal Time Automatic Men’s Watch

Of all the mechanical watches in the market, the Jaeger-Lecoultre Geophysic watch is the most unique watch of them all. It beats the average appearance of a mechanical watch due to the presence of the world map on its dial. This design brings out the vintage theme that makes these watches very beautiful.

The case of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic watch is stainless steel with a fixed bezel that is also made of stainless steel. The dial, which is on a 24-hour time scale, is blue in color and the hands are toned with silver. The dial has an analog display.

Additionally, the watch is made unique by the presence of the name of cities in the different time zones rimming the watch. The case back of the Jaeger is transparent, and a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal is used as display.

With a diameter of 41.6mm and a thickness of 11.84mm, reading this watch is very easy. The strap of the Universal Time watch is black in color, with alligator leather. The watch is water resistant up to 165ft, or 50m. The automatic movement of the watch is made possible by the 772 caliber engine that enables the watch to reserve power for up to 40 hours.


Victorinox Maverick Mechanical WatchVictorinox Maverick Mechanical Watch

The Victorinox Maverick mechanical watch is one of the best watches available on the market. It is a round, Swiss-made watch, and its most distinguishing characteristic is a non-reflective sapphire crystal. Being a self-winding watch, the Maverick has automatic movement.

The case of the Victorinox watch is made of stainless steel and with a diameter of 43 mm, the time is very easily read on this watch. The grey dial also makes it easy to read the time, which has an analog display. It has a stainless steel case back.

The bezel of the Victorinox watch rotates, and it is unidirectional. It is made of stainless steel. This watch can resist water up to 330ft, or 100m. The silver band has a thickness of 22mm, making it comfortable on your wrist. It is safely clasped to the wrist by a fold-over sapphire clasp with a double push button that ensures that the watch is safe on the wrist.


Blancpain Villeret Squelette 8 JoursBlancpain Villeret Squelette 8 Jours

The intricacy of the Blancpain Squelette 8 Jours skeleton dial is sublime and arguably inimitable. A worthy addition to the watchmaker’s artistically outstanding Villeret collection, it highlights some of the most innovative design paradigms in the skeleton watch market making it a technically and aesthetically accomplished timepiece. Of all the watches on this list, it has the distinction of having two sapphire crystals on the back and front, which fully reveal the “openwork” of the manual-wind Caliber 1333SQ. It is fitted with a titanium balance, three series-coupled barrels, and a Breguet balance spring, which combine to give the timepiece an 8-day power reserve.

This is complemented appropriately by the white gold case, which is 38 millimeters in diameter and that features bridges and the main plate decorated with a scrolling motif. These gel perfectly with the circular curves of the barrels, case, and bridges. All of these encapsulate the powerful functionality and reliability of the Blancpain Squelette 8 Jours.


Bell and Ross Aviation Men’s Automatic Watch BR 03-92Bell and Ross Aviation Men’s Automatic Watch BR 03-92

The BR Aviation Automatic Watch is a unique wrist watch starting from its rectangular shape. The rectangular shape lets the watch rest on the wrist very comfortably. The BR logo on several areas of the watch also makes it different from other wrist watches.

The case of the Bell and Ross watch is made of stainless steel with a sapphire crystal display. Both make the watch long-lasting and scratch-free. The brown dial is complemented by luminous hour markers, a logo, and luminous hands. The luminosity makes it easy for you to read the time even at night. The 42mm thickness of the steel case also makes the time easy to read. Inside the dial is a tiny, round date window that is located between the 4 and 5 o’clock markers. The small window helps to keep the dial clean, ensuring that it is not complicated.

The brown calf skin straps are adjustable. They are also fitted with a tang buckle, which, although it is quite large, fits the straps perfectly and it is not uncomfortable on the hand.

The BR Automatic Watch has a water resistance level of 100m. The watch ticks at 28.800 beats per hour.


Tissot Men’s PRS 516 Stainless Steel WatchTissot Men’s PRS 516 Stainless Steel Watch

The Tissot watch is one of the best mechanical watches on the market this year. It is uniquely designed with some rectangular markers that make it attractive. It has an analog display with Swiss automatic movement.

This watch, which has a diameter of 42mm and a thickness of 11mm, has a stainless steel case. The dial window is made of sapphire and it is anti-reflective. The numbered bezel of this watch is stationary. Its band is also made of stainless steel.

The dial is black in color and it has a window that helps in indicating which day it is and also the date. It is located at the 3 o’clock mark. The hour markers on this Tissot men’s watch are luminous, meaning that you can use the watch at night.

The stainless steel bracelet has a clasp that you can deploy using a push button, meaning that the watch will be secure on your wrist. Because the watch is water-resistant up to 100m, you can wear it comfortably and confidently when swimming without worrying about it being destroyed. Deep diving however, is not recommended while wearing this watch.


Mont Blanc 1858 Blue Dial Blue Leather Men’s WatchMont Blanc 1858 Blue Dial Blue Leather Men’s Watch

The Mont Blanc mechanical watch is mostly preferred by men who have an adventurous spirit. This is because the design and specifications of the watch give it an outdoors’ appeal. It has a fixed stainless steel bezel. The outer rim of the watch has minute markers and the 6 o’clock position has small second sub-dials. The dial of the watch is blue in color.

The round case of the watch is made of stainless steel. With its 44 mm diameter, the watch is easy to read and its thickness of 12.8 mm makes it quite large but nevertheless comfortable on the hand. A scratch-free sapphire crystal is also a feature of this Mont Blanc watch.

The indexes of the Mont Blanc watch are in the form of Arabic numerals, making the watch even classier. The strap of this watch is blue alligator leather. It has a buckle that clasps the straps.

In addition to the above characteristics, the 1858 watch reserves power for up to 42 hours and has a water resistance ability of up to 100ft, or 30m.


Girard-Perregaux 1966 WW TC Automatic-Self-Wind Men’s WatchGirard-Perregaux 1966 WW TC Automatic-Self-Wind Men’s Watch

The Girard-Perregaux mechanical watch is among the most elegant watches on the market today. With its balanced spacing and sizing of the numbers on its dial, clearly visible printing, and the beautiful font, the watch is everything that you need to be classically fashionable. The dial has a beautiful dark blue color with the hands and markers being silver in color. The dial window has a sapphire material.

The outer dial of the wrist watch has 24-hour Arabic numeral labelling with white separating the hours of the day and black indicating the hours of the night. This makes it easy to understand and read. The round case diameter is 41mm and 11mm in thickness, which makes the numbers on the watch clearly visible. The stationary bezel is made of stainless steel.

The strap of this Girard-Perregaux watch is approximately 16 to 20 mm long with a black crocodile leather material. The straps are clasped with a deployment buckle that secures the watch on your hand.

The watch can resist water up to 100m and it can reserve power for up to 46 hours.


Grand Seiko Automatic-Self-Wind Men’s SBGM021 WatchGrand Seiko Automatic-Self-Wind Men’s SBGM021 Watch

The Grand Seiko watch is a self-winding watch that has been highly inspected to ensure its durability quality. It has various functions, namely GMT, hours, minutes, and seconds. The watch also contains a small date window on the dial.

The silver dial has a sapphire window that makes the time easy to read. The watch has a stainless steel bezel and an analog display.

The round case of this Grand Seiko watch is made of stainless steel and it has a diameter of 39.5mm, which ensures that the dial is well spaced and that you can easily read the time.

The Grand Seiko has high-quality alligator leather straps that are brown in color. The straps are secured to the wrist by a fold-over clasp that makes the watch easy to remove and wear. The water-resistance of the watch is 30 meters.


Nomos AHOI Siren Blue Dial Automatic Men’s Watch 554Nomos AHOI Siren Blue Dial Automatic Men’s Watch 554

The Nomos AHOI Siren Blue is an elegant watch with a beautiful siren blue dial. The case diameter is 40.3mm, which is ideal for proper reading of the time. It has a thickness of 10.64mm, which makes it comfortable on the wrist. It has a date window on the dial and a fixed stainless steel bezel.

The round case of the Siren Blue watch is made of stainless steel that is perfectly polished. The black strap on the watch is adjustable. A black buckle keeps the strap secure on your wrist. The crown located on the side of the watch is used to adjust the time as needed.

The Nomos AHOI watch has automatic movement and with its water-resistance of up to 200 meters, you can comfortably swim while wearing it without the worrying about damaging it.


Oris Big Crown Automatic Textile Men’s WatchOris Big Crown Automatic Textile Men’s Watch

The Oris ProPilot world timer is a great dual-time zone watch with a case made of stainless steel and a fixed stainless steel bezel. The case is round in shape. The analog display dial is black in color but the silver-tone hands are luminous, making it possible to read the time at night. The dial has Arabic numeral hour and minute markers that make the watch unique. On the outer rim of the watch is a 24-hour display. Inside the dial is a small window at the three o’clock position where the date is displayed. The 9 o’clock position has a sub-dial that displays the seconds.

The watch display has a scratch- resistant sapphire crystal and a skeleton case back. The watch reserves power for 38 hours and it has automatic movement.

With a diameter of 45mm, the watch is large enough to make it easy to read the date and time. The case thickness of13mm makes the watch comfortable to wear all day. The straps of the watch are green in color with a textile material that is olive green. The strap measures 8.5mm, and is secured to the wrist by a fold-up clasp. It can resist water up to 100m.