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Back in the olden days, gold watches for men were part of a three-piece ensemble suitshiny leather sole shoesand a haircuts referred to simply as “The Moderator.” Fortunately, although dress codes have relaxed considerably since grandparents’ days, the allure of the gold watch remains as strong as ever. Not only does the rich, polished look of a gold watch carry a lot of vintage touches, but there is an almost limitless variety across every style and price point imaginable. That means you can choose the funky 80s Digital Watches in gold-tone stainless steel, one Swiss-made masterpiece in solid 18k roses, or the value of a vault of elite options in between.
Gold watches for men are surprisingly versatile, but in general, a thinner, more refined watch will work best with slim, buttoned designs, while thicker watches More suitable for watches that do not work. Besides, there’s really only one rule that matters: as with perfumes and animal prints, a little gold goes a long way.
Whether you’re after a $70 Timex or a $10,000 Rolex, love the sparkle of a classic yellow gold color or prefer something more subtle on a leather strap, these are the watches. The absolute gold watch for men to suit every taste, budget and occasion.