Vintage-inspired timepieces possess an impeccable charm. May be this is the reason why the vintage watch trends are all the rage, not just amongst watch aficionados but also watchmakers who have been looking at the past for some much-needed retro inspiration. By blending the nostalgia and romance of the past with the latest technical prowess, watchmakers such as Timex have crafted watches that are perfect, both in terms of function and form. While it can be enthralling to get lost in the modern trends, vintage-inspired watches are perfect for those who like to bear a link of history on their wrist (including those who wish to look like they’ve just stepped off an episode of Mad Men). Vintage watches are more than just the return of refined designs, reasonably-sized cases, and watches that appear plain cool; they are a fad.
Drawing their inspiration from the themes and designs of the past, here are some best watches for men that carry a vintage charm and present as classy testimony to the fact that designs don’t always have to be new to be relevant.
Q Timex Reissue Falcon Eye:
Boasting all the features of the original version of 1978, this one is a perfect amalgam of vintage and modern. Its period-specific panache and refined sensibility makes it a watch worth owning. All the period-specific details of the original version have been recreated, breathing a new life into the original version and what we have now is a woven stainless steel bracelet, a domed acrylic crystal, and a functional battery hatch on the back. The Falcon Eye also ups the game by bringing 50 meters of water resistance as well into the mix.
Timex T80 X PAC-MAN Stainless Steel Bracelet Watch:
With a history that can be charted back to the 1980s, it would be a miss if we don’t mention Timex T-80 X PAC-MAN- the tribute to the form of entertainment that was immensely popular back in that era. Carrying the vintage-style charm quite effortlessly, this timepiece not only features all the functions expected from a T80 such as a stopwatch, date display, and alarm but also takes it up a notch with its iconic PAC-MAN melody. Its retro flair is unmatched and the sophistication it brings on, simply irresistible.
Waterbury Traditional Chronograph 42 MM Leather Strap Watch
A modern update to the true classic, this timepiece honors the past with ageless style. It’s exemplary of the brand’s commitment to craftsmanship and watchmaking. The watch is named after a town where Timex began its journey and is ideal for everyday wear with its two-tone stainless steel case with rose gold accents, navy dial, and navy-croco pattern natural leather strap. If you believe that there’s strength in tradition, this one will perfectly suit your taste.
In a world that is rapidly becoming digitized, timepieces like these act as much more than just accessories. They brim with histories, stories, and artistries that the world always remembers. Men’s fashion watches take on a whole new charm when there’s a vintage element attached. Pick from the above and shop online from the Timex India website to stand out from the rest.