8 Best New Go-Anywhere Watches

Think of these luxurious watches as the selvedge denim of wristwear—timeless, indestructible, and suave enough to fit in anywhere, whether it's a backwater dive or a highfalutin cocktail den.

Seiko SKX007K2 Diver's Automatic Watch

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This sleek and stylish 42mm automatic diver from Seiko can withstand up to 200 meters submerged. Plus, it's an automatic, so you'll never have to pay for pesky battery replacements. ($170; amazon.com)

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Timex Leather Weekender Watch

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The old ironclad "rule #1" of style is: "Don't mix black and brown." Clearly, whoever decreed that never saw this beauty from Timex, which elegantly pairs an onyx case with a rugged brown leather band. ($128; gallantry.com)

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Orient Bambino Watch

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If you're looking for a watch you can wear to both the boardroom and the bar, look no further than the Bambino, from Orient, which stars crisp silver hands and a pitch black face—and straddles casual and classy with ease. ($210; longislandwatch.com)

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MVMT Maverick Watch

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Jet black, hulking (at 42mm), and constructed entirely from stainless gunmetal steel, the Maverick is like a stealth bomber—for your wrist. ($160; mvmtwatches.com)

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Tsovet JPT-NT42

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The JPT-NT42 isn't flashy—thanks to retro-inspired numerals and an understated, not-quite-ovoid-shaped face—but it certainly gets the job done. Plus, this thing has a 200-meter depth rating. ($200; tsovet.com)

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Fossil GEN 2 Smartwatch

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It's rare to find a high-quality smartwatch under $200. But Fossil did it. Their GEN 2 comes equipped with everything you need—a fitness tracker, Bluetooth connectivity, 24-hour battery life—while looking just as sophisticated as your go-to chronograph. ($179; fossil.com)

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Daniel Wellington Classic Sheffield

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Simplicity is the name of the game with any timepiece from Daniel Wellington. We're partial to the Sheffield, which—with it's gold, black, and white coloring and notable absence of modernized bells and whistles—oozes mid-20th century style. ($229; danielwellington.com)

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Hamilton Khaki Field Dial Black Leather Watch

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The Khaki Field watch in black leather by Hamilton is a stylish watch you can match with any casual outfit from your closet. It also has a stainless steel case and a black dial with silver tone hands and features Arabic numeral hour markers. This isn't the flashiest-looking watch, but it has quality features all around and provides everything you could ask for at a reasonable price. ($270; jomashop.com)

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