Buying a watch is something of a rite of passage. A nice one is usually expensive, and wearing one signifies responsibility, punctuality, and reliability. All good, grown-up qualities. If you're ready to take that first step toward sartorial adulthood and invest in a timepiece, we've handpicked the most elegant options at various price points—so you can look like you've got it together, even if it's all an act.More
Nocs Atelier was launched in November 2015 by Stockholm-based audio brand Nocs. The imprint specializes in understated, distinctive timepieces like this one. The 40mm watch features a sandblasted steel case, matching matte face, and a rose gold second hand.
Swiss brand Mondaine packs the functionality of techier-looking watches into one of its classic designs. The Helvetica 1 Smartwatch not only makes use of our favorite font—which also happens to be Swiss—but monitors your sleep, activity, and heart rate.