Every man needs a classic watch for their wardrobe. With the newest smart watch trend, a simple, traditional watch should not be forgotten. As a result, a classic watch can enhance any casual outfit. Here are four simple watch styles for the modern man.

1. Basic and Neutral

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To begin with, it is best to keep the color palette neutral of a classic watch. A brown or black leather watch can be matched with any casual outfit. A suggestion for this style watch is to keep the colors uniform. This will achieve the simple style most men are after.

2. Texture

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Then, if you’re looking for something a little bit more interesting, experimenting with textures is always a good option. For example, adding something simple like brushed metal or wood can instantly make a neutral watch more unique.

3. Pop of Color

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Even still, if you are looking for something unique, yet still formal try adding bolder colors or textures. For example, a neutral colored watch with a pop of metal or color can instantly add uniqueness. By adding complementary textures and colors, a watch can easily go from an accent piece to a statement piece. For a unique, but still formal watch go with monochromatic colors and a bold accent color. Another option for wearing an accent watch is to get one inspired by a compass or the written word.

4. Formality

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Finally, if you are looking for a strictly formal watch you will want to stay with simple metal and clean lines. Classic watches are easily paired with business and formal wear. To achieve this look, try finding something made with quality metal, or that is inspired by a Swiss design.

Please share in the comments section if you have a watch that you’ve owned for a long time. We would love to hear about it.