Best All-Black Watches

20 All-Black Watches For Men

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There’s a case to be made for owning multiple watches. Whether you’re a huge fan of timepieces — vintage or brand-new — or just starting to get into the watch game, the importance of a sharp finishing accessory like a durable watch can’t be emphasized enough. It’s the little details that help complete an outfit, and that’s especially true when it comes to what goes on your wrist.

Having a versatile timepiece arsenal is crucial. One could argue that a well-dressed guy needs everything from a crisp dress watch to a durable dive watch in his rotation. And what about those times that you want to convey a little more toughness and attitude? What do you reach for then? Easy. A rugged, refined and durable-as-heck all-black watch. Whether you wear it for work or play, exploration or a day in the office, our selection of the best all-black watches for men features something for the budding watch fiend or the seasoned pro. You just might have a tough time not buying more than one from the below list of the best men’s all-black watches.

Timex Waterbury Classic

Timex Waterbury Classic

Buying a slick, sharp all-black watch doesn’t have to be an expensive endeavor. In fact, Timex proves that quite nicely here. The Waterbury line is a relatively recent addition to the brand’s line of easily wearable, affordable timepieces, and the refined-yet-casual nature of this watch only adds to the brand’s appeal. The very agreeable price and a handsome black dial and black strap accentuate a watch that’s just as easily wearable with a white Oxford as with a slim pocket tee. The crisp, clean, heritage-inspired look is a nice mash-up of styles, and for only $100, that’s about as much as you can ask for in a great all-black watch. – $100

Timex Expedition Gallatin

Timex Expedition Gallatin

Watches that are fit for both exploration and adventure are what might come to mind most readily when thinking of a great all-black watch. The Timex Expedition Gallatin is no exception, and it’s a heck of a pick-up at just $44. The brand has become just as well-known for rugged-minded timepieces like the Expedition series as it has for its more refined (and recent) offerings like the Waterbury line, so it should come as no surprise that you get a ton of quality and durability for a low, low price when you buy the Gallatin. Buy it and wear the heck out of it on your next hike. – $44

Timex Taft Street

Timex Taft Street

Handsome and adventurous might very well describe the attributes of the modern-day gentlemen, but that turn of phrase also describes this slick, sharp and rugged Timex watch. The Taft Street is an eclectic yet easily wearable timepiece that blends an urban appeal with the functionality of the best and most dependable all-black adventure watches on the market. Featuring a silicone strap and a just-right 42mm diameter, this timepiece would be particularly apt as a driving watch. It’s got just the right mix of sporty style and great looks, so you should also give it a spin alongside a polo and chino shorts for your next weekend trip. – $32

Casio G-Shock Men’s Black Resin Strap

Casio G-Shock Men’s Black Resin Strap

If there’s any brand that knows just how to do adventure watches the right way, it’s G-SHOCK. Renowned for their quality and durability, it’s the simple execution of timepieces like this black resin strap watch that’s made the brand well-known in terms of watches made for exploration. This all-black timepiece is durable and rugged as heck, with a shock-resistant dial that features an incredible five subdials and 200 meters worth of water resistance. If you want a timepiece that can travel the world and stand up to just about anything along the way, this one might be it — trust us. – $66

Stuhrling Original Men’s Aquadiver Regatta Atlantis Sport Diver’s Watch

Stuhrling Original Men’s Aquadiver Regatta Atlantis Sport Diver’s Watch

If you’re interested in getting a heck of a timepiece for not a lot of money, a brand like Stuhrling Original just might be the way to go. The brand’s Aquadiver line is made for adventure, with details like a sturdy case and flexible rubber strap only adding to that appeal. In this instance, the black dial and strap are accentuated nicely by a green seconds hand and touches of green on the dial.It’s those simple touches that make this timepiece stand out in the right way, whether you use it for diving, running or simply exploring around your hometown. – $56

Invicta 13787 Black Stainless Steel Watch

Invicta 13787 Black Stainless Steel Watch

If you like the sleek, sporty look of a great all-black watch but don’t want to spend an arm and a leg to get one, the Invicta 13787 is the watch for you. It features the clean, fast subdials and markings one would expect from a tough, functional watch, and standout details like the red hands on those subdials only add to the watch’s appeal. The 100-meter water resistance is a nice touch for those who like their watch to go anywhere and everywhere, and the terrific price is a huge bonus for those shopping around with affordability in mind. – $84

Luminox Evo Navy Seal Blackout Watch

Luminox Evo Navy Seal Blackout Watch

If the name of the watch includes the phrase “Navy Seal” in the title, you know it can stand up to just about anything. Such is the case with the Luminox Evo Navy Seal Blackout Watch, a certifiably reliable watch that’s rugged, durable and investment-worthy. For just over $200, you get a watch that’s built the right way — namely, with a substantial 45mm case diameter that can withstand a beating (and then some). The Japanese quartz movement should be reliable and sustainable for years to come, too. Those sturdy specs and the tremendous price are all huge positives, as there’s no question this watch should be very dependable. – $210

Nixon Unit 40 Digital Watch

Nixon Unit 40 Digital Watch

Nixon is among a crop of brands that makes ridiculously reliable and stellar performance gear, from accessories to the hard-wearing watches for which it’s become known globally. The Unit 40 Watch is made with a unique yet still-wearable look in mind, with a built-in thermometer, a chronograph and dual time-zone functionality crafted into one tough timepiece. The price — under $100 — is nothing to sneeze at (in a good way), and that all-black colorway is crucial for those looking for sleek looks and steady timekeeping no matter the situation. If you have plans to travel and explore, you should certainly keep this watch in your arsenal. – $95

Ram Instruments Dive Watch

Ram Instruments Dive Watch

Dependable, reliable performance should be the name of the game when it comes to watch shopping — and wearing — for the stylish gentlemen among us (that would be you, my friend). Although it initially looks simple, the Ram Instruments Dive Watch gives you quite a lot for under $60. We’re talking 200 meters worth of water resistance, a simple, understated and stylish all-black colorway (right down to the tough case) and the ability to take on harsh conditions and more straightforward travels. If you’re looking for a watch that can stand up to anything (and then some), here it is. – $60

Lum-Tec Combat B24 Carbon Automatic

Lum-Tec Combat B24 Carbon Automatic

It should come as no surprise that Huckberry just gets it in terms of the timepieces it sells. The site’s selection mixes the rugged and refined, the adventurous and the more laidback, and it offers ‘em all up at great prices. Lum-Tec fits that mold similarly well, what with its sharp-as-heck Combat B24 Carbon Automatic. For under $75, it’s a one-of-a-kind watch. That goes for the lightweight and durable carbon case, as well as the sapphire crystal and exhibition window. Just get on it before they’re sold out — they’re as popular as any watch sold through the excellent retailers at Huckberry. – $750

Withings Activite Steel Watch

Withings Activite Steel Watch

Lest one think that every all-black watch has to be built with purely adventure in mind, Withings is here with a timepiece that’s super-sharp, clean and simple. For the price, you really can’t beat the unique blend of style and functionality, with a minimal face and plenty of unexpected features for a seemingly simple watch. Those features include a full activity tracker, sleep monitoring analysis and the ability to automatically sync with your smartphone. It comes with a silicone sport strap that should nicely accentuate the stainless steel case, and it bears reiterating that the price is stellar for the quality. – $170

Lum-Tec M59 GMT Watch

Lum-Tec M59 GMT Watch

Lum-Tec — just like Huckberry — doesn’t stop at offering up essential timepieces. The brand’s line also includes stellar, sporty and decidedly stylish offerings like the M59 GMT, a super-sturdy stainless steel watch that’s designed, tested and assembled in America. It likely could retail for much more given the standout specifications and dependable styling, so it’s nearly a steal to snag it for the current price. The Swiss-made GMT quartz movement is just about as good as it gets, and the 300 meters of water resistance is unexpected – yet welcomed — for such a sporty watch. What are you waiting for? It’s a must-buy. – $519

Gucci Swiss Quartz Black Watch

Gucci Swiss Quartz Black Watch

Just as with the unexpectedly sleek and dressy all-black watch offered up by Withings, Gucci is but one fashion-minded brand that also makes a nice all-black watch — for a heck of an investment, that is. It’s made with diving in mind, featuring a water resistance of 200 feet, a 45mm stainless steel case and a Swiss quartz movement that should last for quite some time given the proper care and attention. There aren’t that many left in-stock at the moment, so you’d do well to pick one up while they’re still around — and when you do receive it, feel free to wear the heck out of it. – $1,090

German Military Titanium Automatic Watch

German Military Titanium Automatic Watch

Watches made with military specifications in mind are tough to come by sometimes on the open market, so it’s a wise bet to buy this timepiece while you can. A black strap and black dial are complemented handsomely by white dial and outer-case markings, along with a very solid and tough titanium case. The sapphire crystal dial cover is almost impossible to scratch, so you should have no worries about wearing this watch over and over again in all sorts of situations. A 42.5mm case is just the right size for most wrists, so it should also perform with versatility in mind. – $340

Invicta 19848 Pro Diver Black Watch

Invicta 19848 Pro Diver Black Watch

For the price, Invicta’s watches are quite tough to top. That’s particularly true in terms of its Pro Diver Black Watch, a sharp, sturdy and slick affair available for a really solid price (while it’s still around, that is). The 49mm stainless steel case really is built to stand up to anything, with sport-inspired touches woven into the watch’s subtle, stylish design. The triple-chronograph functionality is just what you should look for if you prefer watches that feature plenty of performance-minded features in addition to a tough monochrome colorway. The mineral crystal and quartz movement should also hold up well over time. – $75

Rolex Submariner 116110

Rolex Submariner 116110

If at first that price blows your mind a bit, know that you very well might not need to buy another watch … maybe ever? If you can afford it initially (and that’s likely a very select of us), you’re getting a beautifully crafted, handsomely designed watch that’s a true classic in every way. With a ridiculous and super-useful 1,000 meters of water resistance (yes, 1,000 meters), this is a watch that’s made for performance around the world. That goes for long-distance flights, mountain hikes, jungle explorations and of course, deep-sea diving. Heck, you could go from one activity to the other and not need to change watches. – $11,500

Jack Mason Brand Nautical 3-Hand Watch

Jack Mason Brand Nautical 3-Hand Watch

Just as with watches like the Timex Waterbury Classic, not every all-black watch needs to feature an incredibly adventurous or sporty look. In fact, this Nautical 3-Hand Watch from Jack Mason reliably and stylishly blends nautical influences with a casual perlon strap, a sharp black dial and the ability to be worn to the office or on a first date. The fact that it’s sold through Huckberry for a great price means that you could get plenty of other shopping done in a quick, efficient and affordable manner. And with a just-right 42mm case diameter and leather accents, this timepiece is a conversation starter in and of itself. – $158

Tag Heuer Formula 1 Automatic Black Dial Watch

Tag Heuer Formula 1 Automatic Black Dial Watch

Tag Heuer continually gets things right when it comes to watches that blend athletic influences with the performance of the best sport watches on the planet. The brand’s Formula 1 Automatic Watch certainly echoes that sentiment, with a carbide coated steel case, a super-sharp black strap and a dial that’s one part sporty and a whole lot stylish. It’s made with scratch-resistant sapphire and a dial design that’s readable and sharp, yet not overly gaudy. Pick this watch up, and be prepared to hit the road in style — it’s a watch made for all sorts of adventures, day or night. – $1,195

Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean

Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean

It wouldn’t be a roundup of the best all-black watches for men if a ridiculously beautiful and effective watch from the standout watch purveyors at Omega didn’t make the list. The Planet Ocean is an all-time classic, just as suited for the boardroom or the office as any sharp dress watch you might own. It features the distinctive, well-known dial design that’s made Omega famous, and that means it’s sporty, stylish, dressy and adventure-ready, all at once. Oh, and get ready to spend a pretty penny if you want to add this watch to your collection — it’s more than worth it, though. – $3,750

Stuhrling Original QuarterMaster Rubber-Strap Watch

Stuhrling Original QuarterMaster Rubber-Strap Watch

For those who prefer a more eclectic, yet still functional timepiece (and perhaps a unique case shape), the QuarterMaster is definitely the way to go. The green dial details again accentuate the murdered-out all-black colorway, which is a nice, subtle touch for hard-driving adventurers among us. It’s a bit pricier than the other Stuhrling timepieces seen here, yet it’ll perform all the better because of that. The 50mm stainless steel case is positively massive and durable, a positive if you like to get the most out of your watches. And who doesn’t love a watch that can withstand driving rains or wind? This watch definitely is up to the challenge. – $120

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