Suitable for formal and casual wear. Very masculine design and unusual smoky stainless-steel finish. Water-resistant up to 165 feet. Oversized face and analog chronograph dials.
Date window is small and hard to read. Bracelet can be difficult to adjust. Minute hand may break.
Wide, comfortable leather band. Same chronograph elements as higher-end models. Stylish brushed stainless-steel. Easy to read chronograph. Simple clock-face graphic for minimalist appearance.
Band may be too small for larger wrists. Dial isn't illuminated. Knockoffs are reportedly common.
Very soft, flexible silicone wristband. Oversize dial, but watch is lightweight. Durable enough for outdoor or work wear.
Not as water-resistant as other models. No contrast means chronograph displays can be difficult to read.
Fluorescent dial numbers and hands. Water-resistant up to 300 feet. Exceptionally large dial face. Very masculine design.
Battery may need to be replaced upon arrival. Some reports of wristband breakage. Hour hand is difficult to read.
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Fossil watches have an adventurous, classic style and can help to tie an outfit together. Fossil offers mechanical, automatic, and quartz twist movement watches. Many of their simpler models are ideal for formal wear while still having a distinct look from their oversized faces and rugged design. For something more active, their more rugged watches sport durable designs and easy-to-read faces. Their chronograph watches have clean designs and are easy to use. Easily interchangeable bands are a feature of most of their watches, making it easy to swap out for a different look. For a formal timepiece or a more adventurous gadget, Fossil has a wide selection of masculine styles.