Eight Stunning New Timepieces Ranging from the Accessible to the Aspirational

Recently released, impeccably designed watches, priced between $95 and $39,900

Our wrists remain a place for design, despite the tech world’s attempts to take over the area. The following eight watches reflect their brand’s meticulous design vision and technical capabilities. There’s plenty of diversity—from a retro-futuristic digital update to an affordable, bright and bold quartz, and an even ultra-thin and monochrome wonder. Prices commence under $100 and rise to well over $30,000. Regardless of cost, …

Skagen’s New Signatur Hybrid Smartwatch

Insight behind the design of the affordable brand's latest addition

Since its debut almost 30 years ago, Skagen‘s strength in watch design has been the presentation of minimal pieces that manage to captivate. Affordable pricing and attention to detail in manufacturing also propelled them forward. Recently, however, their hybrid smartwatch category has been a noteworthy development. Holding true to the core values of the brand but adding functionality for the modern watch wearer, these pieces …

Eight New Watches Under $300

From sporty to minimal, retro to post-modern—our favorite affordable timepieces

Between the Swiss watch industry’s fashion-world-like calendar of annual releases and the awareness boost entrepreneurs receive from crowdfunding platforms, there have never been more options for the wrist. Contrary to popular belief, a beautiful or interesting watch doesn’t need to come with a hefty price tag. Many of the best known brands—Hamilton, Seiko, Citizen for example—all provide options under $300. The following eight selections, however, …