Affordable Watches for Father’s Day

Best watches for father's day

Best watches for father's day

So you want to show Dad you love him, but your summer gig at the Movie Dome didn’t really work out. Or the textbook budget went a little off-kilter because of spring break to Cancun and you went a little hard.

Let’s say you only have less than $200 to work with… We can help you with that.

Dads know it’s the thought that counts and whether you go down that route, or you make some sacrifices (because every dad has for you!) and somehow pull off about $500, Gracious Watch got you covered as well.

If you’re still having issues, keep reading for some styles that could work, and a list of brands where you can do your research to really impress Dad.

He’ll forget that you failed this term and you have to one more year to graduate. That’s fine.

Choose a Fossil Watch for Father’s Day

The modern wristwatch for men popularity didn’t rise until during the First World War. By wearing a wrist watch it allowed men on the war field more freedom to move around, rather than carrying a bulkier pocket watch. Around this time the first wristwatch with an alarm was also created by Eterna. Watches are such a functional gift and by choosing a brand with a great history you know you are investing your money well!

Did you know that alongside the Fossil Brand, the company has a multi-brand portfolio making watches for world-class brands like Michael Kors, Diesel and DKNY? Fossil was founded back in 1984, and since then the brand has gone from strength to strength opening stores all over the world. Fossil is proud of its rich history and still maintains that is itself on its committed to producing stock that reflects its to American vintage inspiration.

Read: Best Fossil Watches to Own

Classic Watches

Looking to keep your budget fairly low for this year’s Father’s Day. Not to worry, the one-of-a-kind “Grant Chronograph Dark Brown Leather Watch” is the answer! This a wrist essential epitomises classic style and we can’t imagine any Dad not liking this one! Great for everyday wear or for a more formal occasion this one is an all-rounder.

The Grant is built to stand the test of time and trends with its roman numeral design. Made from Fossil’s high quality leather, he is sure to be impressed with this one. It is even free to add an engraving to this watch – making it an extra special gift for your Dad. Remember making it personalised to him will definitely make his day!

Read: 7 Affordable Classic White Dial Watches

Sport Style Watches

Does your Dad pride himself for looking great in all occasions? Is he a sportsman with style? Fossil’s “Sport 54 Chronograph Brown Leather Watch” is the perfect match for your Dad this Father’s Day! This watch can be worn at a depth rating of 10 ATM and underwater during bathing, swimming or snorkelling. This value for money gift will definitely satisfy any Dad who enjoys wrist-wear gadgets as the Sport 54’s efficient design is takes inspiration for vintage racecar gauges – how cool is that?! This smooth leather piece is not one to be missed this Father’s Day.

Read: 7 Sport Watches Under $200

Stainless Steel Watches

If you are unsure what style of watch your Dad would wear, stainless steel watches are a great way to go; they can be worn any wear and they are not set to a specific dress code. The “Nate Chronograph Smoke Stainless Steel Watch” is a great pick as it comes in 10 different colours – making sure you get it just right for your Dad! Fossil claims that this stylish gift for is their “most innovative timepiece to date”, make sure to tell your Dad that one!

The benefit of buying a stainless steel watch is that Stainless steel watch straps are sustainable and can be worn for a lifetime if they are maintained – a classic watch never goes out of style, something a smartwatch cannot offer you this Father’s Day.

Read: Top 7 Stainless Steel Metal Bracelet Watches

Vintage Style Watches

Sometimes it’s hard to know where to start when buying a gift for him. Watches make a great present because they can be affordable and durable! With a five-star review on the Fossil Website, our best but would have to be “Townsman Automatic Dark Brown Leather Watch”. Why is this watch so popular? This watch takes inspiration from vintage watch design but is matches with modern watchmaking craftsmanship. This stunning piece is cased in rose gold tones with a clear crystal lens.  This watch is a thoughtful gift for a Father who is on the move. Whether he is going to work, socialising with friends the Townsman is the essential accessory for a well-dressed Dad.

The beauty of buying a fossil watch is that they can be adjusted to suit any style. The Townsman Automatic comes with a chocolate brown leather strap however it is compatible with all 22mm straps. Fossil supply a range of 22mm watch straps which can be interchangeable for each customer!

Whatever watch you go for, Fossil have a great range of gifts which are perfect for him this Father’s Day. These are just some of our recommendation’s but there are lots of great brands which are affordable and make great gifts! If Fossil isn’t for you why not try Swatch or Guess? Whatever you choose make sure to buy a watch for this year’s Father’s Day gift.

Read: Most Elegant Vintage Timepieces

Written by Melissa Lang, Melissa is a content writer for Repairs By Post

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