7 minimalist watches that won’t break the bank

As we become ever more reliant on our smartphones as a means of keeping time, the wristwatch has become an accessory that distinguishes a man from a gentleman. The modern gentleman requires a watch that fits seamlessly into his lifestyle and is capable of being worn in whatever situation a gentleman finds himself in, especially when it comes at a price point that works for him. This may be why minimalist watches have become so popular: the less complicated a watch looks, the more wearable it is.

1. Grand Frank – Aberdeen white leather watch

A very simple take on the classic wristwatch with a stainless steel case and matching minimalist markers and hands, the bright white face and a second had on the face of the watch keeps it clean and slick. The alligator style leather strap adds a certain edge and it truly doesn’t get much more classic than this.

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