Men with a rugged, adventurous sense of style need a watch that can take the wear and tear that comes with those who work and play hard. Forget sparkly diamond accents and platinum bands. Manly men need manly watches, constructed of heavy duty materials and built for performance.
Thankfully, there are a wide variety of styles that go beyond just looking sporty. These watches actually stand up to whatever comes their way and keep on ticking with any kind of licking. One great brand for tough watches that are perfectly suited for the adventurous man is Invicta.
A great example of this is their Men Lupah Revolution Swiss Made Quartz Chronograph Bracelet Watch w/ 3- Slot Dive Case. Part of Invictas Lupah Revolution collection, this Swiss made watch features a domed magnified Flame Fusion crystal sitting atop a large rounded rectangular case and a bracelet made of gunmetal stainless steel. Powered by Swiss Quartz movement, this watch moves with supreme accuracy and looks great in the process.
Arabic numerals at 6:00 and 12:00 are prominently displayed on the charcoal dial, and round index markers mark all other hour options except 3:00 and 9:00. The Men Lupah Revolution Swiss Made Quartz Chronograph Bracelet Watch is available in black with your choice of Blue or Orange dial accent color. It features a push / pull crown with function pushers and is water resistant to 100 meters.
Another great watch for any rugged man is the Invicta Reserve Bolt. Borrowing its name from the legendary Greek God Zeus, this timepiece finds its lightening in its impressive 51mm round stainless steel case that is set with durable Flame Fusion crystal and unidirectional rotating bezel. The dial on the bolt is available in your choice of rose tone, brown or charcoal with a mother-of-pearl center and metallic trimmed Trinite dot markers at all hour positions.
The Bolt also features a date window and the Invicta name below the 12:00. The 35mm strap on this watch is made of textured polyurethane and closes with a buckle clasp. For a bright, fun twist on a manly, adventure watch, Invictas Sport Lume Diver watch is a great pick and comes in your choice of a blue, purple or white strap.
This hip timepiece features a round, black stainless steel case which houses Swiss Parts Ronda 763 Quartz movement. The dial is white and easy read with deep blue luminosity in the dark. The Sport Lume also has black saw tooth edged unidirectional rotating bezel with luminous Trinite accented white Arabic chapter numeral markers.
The crystal on this watch is Flame Fusion and the strap is made polyurethane. Invictas name and logo is located beneath the 12:00. Though rubber and polyurethane straps are the most common materials used in rugged, sport watches, nothing screams manly men like the good old fashioned combo of leather and stainless steel.
If you need confirmation on this, just ask the members of Judas Priest. One great watch that would make Rob Halford proud is the Sthrling Original Men's Falcon Predator XL Swiss Quartz Chronograph Leather Strap Watch. This majestic watch commands attention just like a bird of prey with its many features and sleek design.
Featuring a black tonneau stainless steel case this watch has a unidirectional two-tone ratcheting bezel in your choice of blue, red, green or orange accents. The push / pull crown with function pushers coordinates with whichever bezel color you choose. The Falcon Predator XL watch also features a round dial safeguarded by Krystema crystal.
Black and white index markers adorn all hour positions and stick index markers adorn the minute positions. The watch also has chronograph subdials at the 3:00, 6:00 and 9:00. A date window is located between the 11:00 and 1:00.
Sthrling Original Men's Falcon Predator XL features a gorgeous, rugged leather strap with double rows of contrast stitching and a buckle clasp. Suitable for any occasion, this watch is the perfect blend of style and function. A similarly stunning choice for men who place value on their timepieces ability to resist water is the Swiss Legend Men's Neptune Diver Swiss Quartz Black Silicone Strap Watch.
Water resistant to 100 meters, this watch is perfect for guys who have a passion for water sports yet appreciated the finer things in life. Swiss Legends Neptune features a round stainless steel case in your choice of black with silver or rose-tone. The case is then protected by a black rubber ring and unidirectional coin edged rotating bezel.
Protected by mineral crystal, the round black dial has luminous index markers at all hour positions and a date window at 4:00. The Neptune functions with Swiss ISA 2331/103 Quartz movement and the pyramid textured black silicone strap secures with a buckle for a great fit. Men who need a watch that looks great but can stand up to their active lifestyle have a wide variety of timepieces to choose from that fit the bill of being both stylish and functional.
Todays rugged designs are built to withstand contact sports, water, and pretty much any type of adventure thrown at them. So for all the rugged manly men out there that need a watch that can keep up with their extracurricular activities the good news is that they do exist. The bad news is that youll actually have to shop for them which arent exactly a manly mans favorite way to pass the time.