Under the Radar Watch Brands – Day 3 – D&G Watches
When it comes to finding a watch that costs somewhere between $75 – $200, your options can be limited. Most guys know about Skagen, Citizen, Invicta and Bulova. And those brands make some damn fine looking watches, but they’re not hitting real high with the unique factor. We’ve found three that do.
Day three goes back to the mainland of Europe. Italy Specifically. It’s hard to believe that a brand which can’t make a pair of jeans for less than $200, somehow makes decently priced watches. But strangely enough, all of these come under the $200 mark.
Their clothes are weird, their print ads are even stranger, but their watches find a way to shake all the bizarre and end up sharply modern. The simple dark basic watch has that terrific date window arm, the chronograph has a sports-car feel to it, and the dress watch in the middle is perfect. When compared to the other stuff they sell, D&G watches are by far the most affordable piece of their retail profile.
Dappered.com favorite: The “Genteel” Etched Bezel Dress Watch. There’s something about a silver on silver on black leather band that makes for a perfectly formal looking time piece. Similar in style to the Burberry Leather Chrono, only $275 less.