Many believe that securing a watch for under £500 compromises on quality; after all, Swiss craftsmanship means the best watches are expensive for a reason. But dig a little deeper, and you can secure a piece from Geneva and beyond that won't bring your reputation (or your bank account) into disrepute.
Still skeptical? We thought that may well be the case. So to prove you and all the doubters otherwise, we've collated the best watches for under £500.
Classic dive watch looks meets Seiko’s impressive build credentials. Note the trademark crown at 4 o’clock.
im电竞官网-Off-white dial, vintage numerals, webbing strap – a field watch that gets everything right.
A head-turning gold watch for under £500? It can be done.
An appropriately classy tribute to the minimalist Swiss architect, artist and typeface god Max Bill.
im电竞官网-Released to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo landing. Timex + Nasa = winner.
im电竞官网-Unimatic only make numbered, limited edition watches, making this a no-brainer investment.
Affordable doesn’t have to mean simple. This statement 45mm field watches comes with chronograph functionality.
We’re trying to think of a reason for not owning one of Bamford’s poptastic watches. Nope, nothing’s coming.
A blue dress watch is always (a) on trend and (b) looks like its worth twice as much as you paid.
im电竞官网-You may recognise Mondaine's mid-century dial. An icon of Swiss travel, in a watch that's also an affordable design classic.