As versatile as a Hanes white tee, as rugged as a pair of Levi’s jeans, and as classically stylish as a Bass Weejuns penny loafer, Timex watches have been an intrinsic part of the American style playbook for nearly a century. While you may associate Timex with best-selling quartz models like the Weekender and Expedition Scout, the brand has lately broadened its scope, introducing new lines of mechanical watches and a ton of new and rebooted vintage designs. With hundreds of pieces spanning diverse looks, functions and price points, there remains no better place to go for top-tier style at an entry-level price. So the question is not, “Should I buy a Timex?” but rather, “Which Timex should I buy?” (Followed quickly by: “Which one should I buy after that?”) Here are a handful of the finest Timex watches on the market to get you started.
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