Contrary to popular belief, investing in a high quality watch doesn't necessarily require forking out thousands. The men's watch market is becoming increasingly saturated with innovative watch brands producing impressive timepieces at affordable prices. From digital watches to automatic chronographs, leather strap styles to steel watches, these are some of the best men's watches under £200, £500 and £1000.

Men's watches under £200

VOID Watches PKG01-GO/BL/BL Watch

VOID Watches is a Swedish watch brand that's rooted in Scandinavian design ideals of functionality and minimalism. This ultra sleek leather timepiece features a pared-back silhouette and understated colour palette, making it an ultra-versatile dress watch.

Instrmnt Applied Design Everyday Watch

Glaswegian design studio Instrmnt Applied Design has won over legions of fans with its Quartz-powered Everyday Watch. Fusing high-quality Swiss components with mid-century inspired industrial design, it makes for a timeless all-occasion watch that you'll reach for time and again.

Men's watches under £500

Dan Henry 1972 Maverick Watch

The Dan Henry 1972 Maverick combines a large, high-contrast dial with minimalist design for exceptional readability of its multifaceted features. Choose from an automatic movement with date and GMT bezel or a chronograph with day-date function, capable of measuring intervals in 1/10-second increments up to 12 hours. With a tribute to the F-14 Tomcat fighter jet engraved on the back, housed in a 41mm stainless steel case available in matte or black PVD, and featuring a sapphire crystal, the 1972 Maverick stands as the epitome of a versatile tool watch.

VOID Watches V02MKII-SI/MR Watch

This clever analogue watch from VOID Watches is designed to make a statement rather than necessarily tell the time (although it can certainly do so). Its ultra contemporary yet unconventional design is guaranteed to strike up many a conversation.

Men's watches under £1000

BALTIC Watches Black Cream Aquascaphe Watch

Paris-based BALTIC Watches fuses classic style and modern components to create watches that stand the test of time — both functionally and aesthetically. This diver's watch is waterproof, scratch-resistant and shockproof — not to mention utterly stylish and perfect for everyday wear.

Heron Watches Marinor

The Marinor watch from Heron Watches pays homage to humanity's maritime endeavors, drawing inspiration from the legendary dive watches of the 1950s and the rich lore surrounding the sea. Crafted as a seafaring tool watch, it embodies the spirit of exploration and adventure associated with oceanic conquests.

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