While the tech world is freaking out about smartwatches (2014 seems to be the year for smartwatches), a lot of not-so-smart watches are getting an upgrade in design and style. If you are looking for a watch to do just what watches do best while still being able to rough out the summertime splashes, this post is definitely for you. Here are 20 crazy-cool stylish waterproof watches to get you ready for summer.
Most watches on the market these days are focused on functionality as well as form. Although not all of them are completely waterproof (there is a difference between that and water-resistant) but they can survive a few friendly splashes and some of them are perfect for an evening out in town too. From classy to vibrant, elegant to just freakin’ creative, you’ll find stylish watches here for anyone’s taste.
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O Clock Watches. O Clock watches are just about to hit the market with a series of vibrant silicon watches. Available in 4 sizes, and 33 colors with over 60 different faces to mix and match, these highly durable waterproof watches are the perfect solution for summer! Each watch comes in a sealed pop-top can.
[Get it here – Prices vary]
Past-present-future 40mm. These 40 mm past-present-future watch wants you to live in the present, literally. You see only the present time since the past is in the past, and the future doesn’t exist yet. The watch is available with either leather, silicone, or stainless steel mesh band.
Hurricane Niben Watch. This classic and stylish watch would fit both a crazy Friday party or an official meeting on a slow Tuesday. It’s water resistant to up to 50 m.
[Get it here – $215]
Michelangelo Watch. The unisex Michelangelo watch is made of brushed stainless steel and has two “crowns’ or buttons. The button at the 2:00 position is the “light up” button. When pressed, the watch lights up for a clearer view of the time. It’s water resistant to up to 100 ft.
Braun BN0035 Watch. This watch is available in two classic colors: black and white, and comes with a leather strap. It has 30m-depth water resistance, and the surface is made of scratch-resistant mineral glass. Also, its two-year warranty is a great advantage to have.
[Get it here – $300]
Time Traveller Watch. The Time Traveller watch allows you to see the time all around the globe, although you might need some time to get used to its specially designed hands. The Eiffel Tower hands give you the time in Paris, and Big Ben tells you what time it is now in London.
[Get it here – $205]
Bulbul Watches. Pebble is the first watch from the Danish watch brand Bulbul. The design was inspired by the smooth contours of the pebbles found on Scandinavian beaches. It has a ten-year battery life and a double-sided Italian leather strap.
[Get it here – $450]
Take Time Watch. Take Time watch comes with a 3-in-1 concept: jeans’ loop (fob watch), handbag, or wrist. The watch is available in various vibrant colors. It’s 3 ATM water-resistant.
[Get it here – $60]
Reveal Watch. This timekeeper reveals the current time through a looking glass the past and the future are faded out. If you are a person who likes to live in the present, this watch is made specifically for you. The rest of the design is kept simple.
[Get it here – $130]
Nate Chronograph Silicone Watch . Since its establishment in 1984, Fossil has created watches for men and women that withstand the test of time. This military-inspired Nate has a laid-back yet rugged feel with its oversized dial and a sporty silicone strap to fit both humid weather and sports.
[Get it here – $115]
COOKOO Smart Watch. This smartwatch will not let you miss your call and will tell you what’s happening on your phone in real-time, even if you can’t reach it at the moment. Manage time, social networks, and email boxes with this user-friendly cool watch.
[Get it here – $130]
Classic Cambridge. If you’re a fan of classy elegant accessories, this Classic Cambridge watch is made for you. It’s 3ATM water-resistant. Available in a tri-color strap of blue, red, and white with an eggshell white face and golden frame makes this perfect for the office and for the outdoors.
[Get it here – $195]
Classy York Watch. This Classy York watch was inspired by exclusive late night summer parties — bright lights, heat and excitement. Swarovski stones take the place of numbers, and the leather strap makes it look great, even on small wrists.
[Get it here – $149]
Time Teller P Plastiform Watch. It’s not for those who are looking to blend in, this watch takes its inspiration from the Pop Art movement and comes in bright, bold colors. Available in four colors, it boasts a custom three-hand Japanese quartz movement and a molded polycarbonate case with mineral crystal.
[Get it here – $90]
Braun BN0036 Digital Watch. For most Americans, Braun is known primarily as a company that makes shavers and coffee makers. As it turns out, Braun also produces watches, and this particular design has a water resistance of 50m.
[Get it here – $310]
Hygge 3012 Series Watch. This watch uses two rotating disks instead of traditional hands to show time. The bottom, larger disk indicates the hours, and the smaller top disk marks the minutes. The disks are in different colors to better distinguish the hours and minutes.
1642A Breda Watch. Breda is a fashion lifestyle watch brand defined by an all-American style with an electric twist. The Breda watch is trendy and elegant. The watch fits both men and women. It’s water-resistant.
[Get it here – $45]
Jolli Time Watch. Each Jolli Time watch consists of 4 pieces. This combination is made up of a lime-green silicone strap, pink case, purple ring, and the water-resistant watch itself.
HyperGrand Raven Maverick Flipside Watch. The watch has an industrial design and a unisex style. Hypergrand watches are the piece to complete your outfit. You can also swap the band in an instant for a completely new look! It has 3ATM water resistance.
[Get it here – $129]