A birthday, graduation, or job promotion is the perfect time to show your love for the important man in your life. We all know men can be a bit tricky to shop for, so we’ve rounded up some classic items sure to appeal to the man in your life without totally draining your bank account.
For the Water-Sports Lover:
Seiko Blue Dial Pepsi Bezel Diver Watch $279.00 (was $500.99)
For the man who loves to dive–or just forgets to take off his watch before jumping in the pool–this Seiko offers water-resistance to 200m, which is far deeper than your average swimming pool. It has automatic movement and 40 hours of reserve power, so as long as he keeps moving, so will this classic and oh-so-affordable watch. It also tells you the day of the week, in case he forgets that, too.
2. For the Classical Connoisseur:
Longines Presence Automatic Watch $997.50 (was $1,214.99)
Since 1832, Longines has been making classic masterpieces of watch design. Show the man in your life how much you value him with this stainless steel and PVD gold watch that comes with a stylish leather band. With a 42-hour power reserve, it will survive even the longest winter nap, and with water resistance to 30m, it can handle getting caught in the rain while you drink a piña colada on the beach.
3. For the Speed-Lover:
Since 1860, TAG Heuer has been producing fine-quality watches and innovations that allow their timepieces to withstand the g-force of Formula 1 cars, which are among the fastest in the world. Give your tasteful man a watch built to withstand the rigors of high-speed racing and keep up with his fast-paced lifestyle. Hopefully, that need for speed doesn’t apply as he shows you his appreciation.
4. For the Patriotic Aviator:
Citizen Blue Angels Eco-Drive Watch $307.99 (was: $548.99)
Named for the elite Blue Angels Navy flight squadron, this watch honors them with the same blue-and-yellow color scheme and features the Blue Angels emblem on the case back. This watch shows all the timezones at once, which is perfect for the speed-flyer jumping across timezones, or anyone who wants to know what time it is in China. And with its radio-controlled atomic movement, setting the time is as simple as pushing a button. This watch runs on light–whether natural or artificial–so there’s no need to fly too close to the sun.
5. For the Business Professional:
MontBlanc Classic Single Gusset Briefcase $545.00 (was:$730.99)
For the man who likes to carry his essentials with style, this briefcase certainly delivers. Made of full-grain black cowhide leather, it has one main compartment with a combination lock and includes two interior phone-sized pockets and two pen holder pockets. This luxurious briefcase from the Meisterstuck collection is perfect for the upscale professional in your life–or maybe just to make him feel upscale on your special night.