Long live the watch. Even in this, the age of smartphones, smart doorbells, smart plugs, and smart-ass digital assistants, the accessory remains an elegant way of showing off personal style, success, or sentimentality. But, damn, can they be pricey. That’s why we’re excited that Amazon, in honor of Father’s Day, is having a big deal — we’re talking 50-to-60 percent off —an assortment of men’s watches. If you’re searching for a Father’s Day gift or just want to add to your collection, here are three great options to consider.
Timex Men’s Expedition Scout 43
Few companies make affordable watches look as appealing as Timex. The Scout 43 is no exception. With its classic face, 50 meters of water resistance, light-up dial, and 43mm brass casing, the outdoorsy watch looks like it should cost a few hundred bucks. Instead, it goes for $65. Today, however, it’s on sale for $33
Daniel Wellington Classic Bedford 36mm
With its clean, crisp lines and minimalist, non-numbered face, this 36mm timepiece plays both casual and corporate. Sure, with its orange and blue strap, it’s prep-tastic. But it’s simple to swap out the band for a traditional one-tone leather. The face is scratch resistant and the whole thing is water-resistant to 30 feet. Normally $180, it’s on sale today for $130.
Citizen Men’s Eco-Drive Stainless Steel Watch with Date
This timepiece from Citizen, with its classic gold accents and brown leather strap, has the feel of a family heirloom. The 36mm watch has a simply quartz movement, day and date function, and is splash resistant. Normally $195 it’s on sale today for $70.