The best watches for men in 2022 under $20, $100, $250, $500 and $1,000

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Best affordable watches for men in 2022 (Photos via Saks off Fifth, Farfetch, Nordstrom)

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Picture this: You're sitting at dinner and your spouse/partner/father/brother/best friend is about to open a box. The box contains a watch and not just any watch, but the watch they've been dreaming about. When they open the box, they look at you and say, "this is the best gift ever!"

You, my internet friends, could be at the helm of the best gift ever, thanks to this handy watch guide.

Starting at just $18, scroll below to shop the 18 best watches for men in 2022 under $20, $100, $250, $500 and $1,000. Perfect for Father's Day gifts, birthdays and everything in between, be prepared to level up your gift game with these stylish and affordable men's watches.

Best men's watches under $20

Casio Classic Black Resin Strap Digital Watch

Casio Classic Black Resin Strap Digital Watch with numbers on screen
Casio Classic Black Resin Strap Digital Watch (Photo via Amazon)

With nearly 23,000 reviews behind it, this Casio men's watch has become a runaway hit among Amazon users. Shoppers say the watch is "super cool" and has a "classic retro" style.

$19 $24 at Amazon

Brigada Dress Watch

Brigada Dress Watch with brown leather strap
Brigada Dress Watch (Photo via Amazon)

Available in two styles, including black and brass, Amazon shoppers say this $20 men's watch is a "great watch" for a "great price."

$20 at Amazon

Casio Analog Black Resin Strap Watch

black men's casio watch with resign strap band and white face
Casio Analog Black Resin Strap Watch (Photo via Amazon)

With more than 20,000 reviews backing it, Amazon shoppers have given the Casio watch an average rating of 4.5 stars and say it's a "great watch for the price."

$18 $25 at Amazon

Best men's watches under $100

Timex Men's Expedition Scout Solar-Powered 40mm Watch

Timex Men's Expedition Scout Solar-Powered 40mm Watch with brown leather strap (Photo via Amazon)
Timex Men's Expedition Scout Solar-Powered 40mm Watch (Photo via Amazon)

Right now, Amazon shoppers can save 25 per cent on this solar-powered Timex watch. The watch is water-resistant up to 50 metres and comes backed by a 4.4-star average rating.

$86 $115 at Amazon

Benyar Waterproof Watch

Benyar Waterproof Watch with navy blue face and brown leather strap
Benyar Waterproof Watch (Photo via Amazon)

Upgrade your wardrobe with this masculine Benyar watch. The affordable watch comes in 12 styles and has collected more than 6,100 five-star reviews from Amazon shoppers.

$50 at Amazon

Invicta Men's Pro Diver Quartz Watch with Stainless Steel Strap

Invicta Men's Pro Diver Quartz Watch with Stainless Steel Strap and black face (Photo via Amazon)
Invicta Men's Pro Diver Quartz Watch with Stainless Steel Strap (Photo via Amazon)

With more than 6,700 reviews behind it, Amazon shoppers call this Invicta men's watch the "perfect balance" of style and function. "Don't hesitate," writes one shopper. "You won't be sorry."

$90 at Amazon

Casio Men's Black Analog Anti Reverse Bezel Watch

Casio Men's Black Analog Anti Reverse Bezel Watch with black rubber band and silver/black face (Photo via Amazon)
Casio Men's Black Analog Anti Reverse Bezel Watch (Photo via Amazon)

This "Amazon's Choice" watch has a resin band and a stainless steel case with a black dial. With over 14,000 reviews in its corner, Amazon shoppers say the watch is "excellent" for the price.

$86 at Amazon

Best men's watches under $250

Fossil Neutra Chronograph Amber Leather Watch

men's Fossil Neutra Chronograph Amber Leather Watch with brown leather strap and black face
Fossil Neutra Chronograph Amber Leather Watch (Photo via Fossil)

This elegant timepiece will be a forever favourite in your watch collection. With an average rating of 4.6 stars, Fossil shoppers say the watch is "worth every penny" and "masculine in the best of ways."

$229 at Fossil

Boss Hugo Boss Metro 44MM Stainless Steel & Leather Chronograph Watch

Boss Hugo Boss Metro 44MM Stainless Steel & Leather Chronograph Watch (Photo via Saks Off Fifth)
Boss Hugo Boss Metro 44MM Stainless Steel & Leather Chronograph Watch (Photo via Saks Off Fifth)

Head into wedding season in style and take home this classic Boss Hugo Boss watch for less than $250.

$249 $415 at Saks Off Fifth

MVMT Rise Bristol Stainless Steel Watch

silver men's watch with navy blue watch face
MVMT Rise Bristol Stainless Steel Watch (Photo via Saks Fifth Avenue)

This sleek stainless steel watch features a blue dial for an elegant twist on your classic silver watch.

$177 at Saks Fifth Avenue

Fitbit Versa 2 40mm Smartwatch

black Fitbit Versa 2 40mm Smartwatch with numbers on screen
Fitbit Versa 2 40mm Smartwatch (Photo via Best Buy Canada)

Track steps, heart rate, sleeping patterns, and more with this user-loved Fitbit smartwatch. With more than 1,500 five-star reviews, Best Buy Canada shoppers say the watch is the "best of both worlds" and "easy to use."

$200 at Best Buy Canada

Best men's watches under $500

Timex Navi XL Automatic 41mm

two-toned gold and silver Timex Navi XL Automatic 41mm watch with black face
Timex Navi XL Automatic 41mm (Photo via Farfetch)

Crafted from 100 per cent stainless steel, this Timex watch features a rich military influence, thanks to the digital display and retro-inspired case.

$399 at Farfetch

BOSS Pilot Edition Chronograph Leather Strap 44mm Watch (Shop in Canada)

BOSS Pilot Edition Chronograph Leather Strap 44mm Watch (Shop in the U.S.)

BOSS Pilot Edition Chronograph Leather Strap Watch (Photo via Nordstrom)
BOSS Pilot Edition Chronograph Leather Strap Watch (Photo via Nordstrom)

Forever cool: this aviation-inspired timepiece features a rotating tachymeter, luminous hands, and a 44mm case.

$395 at Nordstrom Canada

$380 at Nordstrom U.S.

Tissot Classic Dream Bracelet Watch 42mm (Shop in Canada)

Tissot Classic Dream Bracelet Watch 42mm (Shop in the U.S.)

Tissot Classic Dream Bracelet Watch 42mm in silver with white face (Photo via Nordstrom)
Tissot Classic Dream Bracelet Watch 42mm (Photo via Nordstrom)

This handsome Tissot watch features a wide face rounded by Roman numerals and a minute track. According to one Nordstrom shopper, the watch "looks very expensive and classy."

$375 at Nordstrom Canada

$295 at Nordstrom U.S.

Best men's watches under $1,000

Duckworth Prestex Chronograph Sunburst 42mm

Duckworth Prestex Chronograph Sunburst 42mm watch with green face
Duckworth Prestex Chronograph Sunburst 42mm (Photo via Farfetch)

The Chronograph series is one of Duckworth Prestex's most famous pieces, featuring both an intricate quartz movement and a sturdy archival-inspired case.

$843 at Farfetch

Salvatore Ferragamo 44MM Stainless Steel & Leather Chronograph Watch

Salvatore Ferragamo 44MM Stainless Steel & Leather Chronograph Watch with blue and black face and brown leather strap (Photo via Saks Off Fifth)
Salvatore Ferragamo 44MM Stainless Steel & Leather Chronograph Watch (Photo via Saks Off Fifth)

A future heirloom timepiece, this Salvatore Ferragamo watch features an attractive chronograph dial complemented with a classic leather strap.

$838 $1,397 at Saks Off Fifth

Teslar ​42MM Rose Goldtone Stainless Steel Chronograph & Leather Bracelet Watch

Teslar ​42MM Rose Goldtone Stainless Steel Chronograph & Leather Bracelet Watch with black leather band and gold and black face (Photo via Saks Off Fifth)
Teslar ​42MM Rose Goldtone Stainless Steel Chronograph & Leather Bracelet Watch (Photo via Saks Off Fifth)

Right now, Saks Off Fifth shoppers can save 40 per cent on this elegant Teslar watch. The stunning timepiece has a 42mm stainless steel case and a three-counter chronograph.

$685 $1,142 at Saks Off Fifth

Ingersoll Watches The Shelby Automatic 44mm

men's Ingersoll Watches The Shelby Automatic 44mm with gold face and brown leather strap
Ingersoll Watches The Shelby Automatic 44mm (Photo via Farfetch)

Give your watch box a much-needed refresh with this elegant "Shelby" watch from Ingersoll Watches. Crafted from stainless steel with a leather strap, the timepiece comes with a lifetime international warranty from the brand.

$486 $516 at Farfetch

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