Five Best Watches Under $400

Luxury watches are more than just a sophisticated way to tell time. They’re a timeless asset, an investment, and a statement accessory that can bring any outfit to the next level. Nothing can be more elegant than original Swiss timepieces. Swiss watches have a global reputation that remains unparalleled. This makes Swiss watches rank top in the list of luxury watches. Many brands like Matthew Mercury are now introducing a new collection to make luxury watches affordable, while still looking incredible as a fashion piece.

Here are five affordable premium watches:

  1. Dan Series – W

Dan Series – W by Matthew Mercury tops the list here for obvious reasons. Unlike other affordable luxury watch brands, Matthew Mercury offers the original Swiss movement. This makes Matthew Mercury watches truly Swiss in quality. The Dan Series – W watch is designed with the original very exclusive Swiss Ronda 3540.D. It includes a chronograph that displays the date and has 3 eyes.

The Dan W watch has a sapphire crystal anti-scratch glass with a white dial and extremely unique soft blue hands, 316l stainless steel case, and a genuine leather strap. These stylistic elements make it perfect for almost any outfit, from everyday fashion to elegance at n ight.

This watch is 5 ATM water-resistant (swim waterproof)  and has a center stop second.  Matthew Mercury Dan W comes with add and split functions. The acute attention to detail is placed throughout the entire timepiece. Clearly, this is not a mass-produced item; but rather a true masterpiece that was crafted with a lot of thought and thorough attention to detail.

There are other specifications that make it unique. Exclusive features of this watch are listed below:

  • Extra-long battery life
  • Center stop second (1/1 sec)
  • 10-hour counter
  • 1/10 seconds up to 30 minutes
  • Small second hand
  • 30-minute counter
  • 45 mm dial size
  • Polished finish

  1. Orient Curator Automatic

This Automatic Power Reserve FFD0J003B by Orient watches. The elegant timepiece designed for men has a stainless steel case with a genuine leather strap. The Sapphire Crystal Glass complements the black dial to add a touch of elegance. It has Caliber 46N40, automatic movement, and a power reserve indicator. Other specifications are listed below:

  • Date Display
  • Buckle Clasp
  • 50M Water Resistant
  • Approximate Case Diameter 41mm
  • Approximate Case Thickness 11mm

  1. Timex MK1 Watch

The MK1 Mechanical timepiece by Timex is a piece of elegance that meets affordability. The watch has a 36 mm stainless steel case and a fabric strap. The watch is designed to be water-resistant and works by mechanical movement. More features are listed below:

  • Polished Stainless Steel
  • Water Resistant to 50 meters
  • 18mm Strap
  • Strap options: Green/ Gray

  1. Tissot Tradition T0636101603800

This exclusive timepiece by Tissot brings vintage style to the modern age. It balances classy design with subtle elements like guilloche decoration on bracelet models and a gently curved case. The sapphire crystal glass is scratch and water-resistant. Whether you’re wearing it with a classic black shirt and jeans, or sporting it for a black-tie occasion, the Tissot Tradition will look impeccable.

  1. Seiko SKX009K1

This attractive and functional men’s diving watch offers style and affordability without sacrificing quality. The watch sports a black runner band with a unidirectional Bezel. It has a red and blue unidirectional Bezel, an ion-plated dial, and stainless steel case. Other features are listed below:

  • Blue Dial
  • Luminous, screw-down-crown
  • Automatic Movement
  • Day and Date Display
  • Luminous hands
  • Crystal Hardlex
  • Water Resistance Depth up to 200 Meters

There are a lot of factors to consider when it comes to buying a watch: cost, quality, detailing, and style. When it comes to the five watches listed above, you don’t have to sacrifice any of those qualities.

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