Being stylish doesn’t need to be expensive. Most of us like looking our best. Depending on your style, however, this can end up costing quite a lot. Yet, there are tips and tricks you can do to elevate your outfits and make them appear more high-end than they are. A well-matched accessory, a smart colour choice or even the right attitude can make a £5 shirt look like a million bucks. One of the easiest styles to achieve might be casual-chic. Throw on a button-down over some jeans and you’re almost there. To really class up your outfit, however, we suggest you pair any outfit with these casual-chic watches on a budget.
The Nixon Time Teller watch is simple in its design but bold in its colour palette. The stainless steel bracelet and case of the watch are plated gold bringing all attention to you. The dial is a more understated navy. Gold hour-markers and indices contrast it for easier legibility. The 37 mm case of the watch has a tonneau case which brings out the model’s more high-class side. A quartz movement powers the watch.
If you’re after something bolder, yet still classy, we suggest this Storm Styro model. The brand is well known for its unusually shaped designs and avant-garde models. This timepiece retains the Storm charm but sports a more classic silhouette. The case and Milanese mesh bracelet are made of black PVD plated stainless steel. The simple dial is covered by a Photochromic blue mineral crystal. The crystal is what gives the watch its unique flash. The watch is water-resistant up to 50 meters or 5 bars.
For a more elegant option, we suggest the Rotary Ultra Slim. The model’s case is 39 mm in diameter and 5.7 mm in thickness. Securing the watch is a black imitation alligator leather strap. Elevating the design is a rose-gold plated stainless steel case. The matt black dial, makes the watch appear more modern. A date aperture is placed at the 3 o’clock position. The rose-gold plated hands of the watch are dauphine shaped. This watch is perfect for everyday casual wear as well as for formal wear as it pears beautifully with a suit. The dial is covered by a sapphire crystal.
The MVMT Field watch is a fantastic model if you’re looking for casual-chich watches on a budget. The matt black dial and black-plated stainless steel case give the watch its sleek appearance. Its brown fabric strap however tones down the appearance of the model. The hour-markers and hands are also brown. This model is water-resistant up to 100 meters or 10 bars. Increasing the durability of the watch is a hardened mineral crystal.
Last but not least we suggest this Wenger Urban Classic. Its dark colour scheme and leather strap make it versatile and perfect for casual and formal wear. Sure to accentuate any outfit, the watch’s case is made of black PVD coated stainless steel and measures 42 mm in diameter. Interest to the design is added through the cream-topstitching on the strap. This quartz model is also water-resistant up to 10 bars.
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