Our buying guide, The Best Men's watches Under $200, looks to up your watch game by offering you watch options that have some specs that you may have missed in our buying guide that featured men's watches under $100. In this guide, you'll start to see watches that include updated styling, swiss movements, better water resistance, and higher quality bands.Related: The Best Men's Watches Under $100Some details to keep in mind. For the most part, if a watch does not have a water resistance 100 meters or more, I would look to avoid water altogether. If it's rated at 100 meters, it should be OK in the shower, or for a quick dip in the pool. If it comes with a leather band, though, I wouldn't risk it. Leather and water just don't go together.
Our next 8 posts will feature coats by the American brand aptly named American Trench. You can see a great article on the brand over at Well Spent. Our first #americantrench centric outfit features their navy offering. We're using it as an overcoat for the Bonobos linen Blazer. We've added the blazer to break up the blue between the trench, the Navy Gingham shirt and the Rogue Territory selvedge jeans. We finished it off with accessories from Red Wing, Mismo, and Miansai. Lots of layers gives you lots of options.1. Trench Coat: American Trench Coat - Navy ($795) 2. Blazer: Bonobos Unconstructed Linen Blazer ($400) 3. Shirt: J. Crew Ludlow Spread-Collar Shirt In Navy Gingham ($88) 4. Denim: Rogue Territory Slub SK 17 OZ ($245) 5. Belt: J. Crew classic buckle belt (445) 6. Boots: Red Wing 3322 Weekender Chukka ($249) 7. Bag: Mismo M/S Utility ($393) 8. Watch: Miansai M12 Watch ($495)
Our buying guide for the best EDC Pocket Tools offers some of the most useful everyday carry tools for your arsenal. Whether you're looking for a keychain tool or an EDC multitool you can carry in your front pocket we've got something for you. Pocket tools are a great accessory to take pretty much anywhere. Whether on the job and need a mini pry bar to open a can of paint or on a camping trip and need to open a round of brews for the guys, these tools can help you get lots of jobs done. First up is the Gerber Shard which is one of my favorites, because it's a keychain tool, but it also has a nice assortment of features for everyday carry.
The Harvey Cardigan by Third & Army ($110) is one of those sweaters you just might own forever. Third & Army is known for its vintage inspired clothing and the Harvey Cardigan is no different. It embodies the essence of a time when things just seemed a lot simpler. The sweater is charcoal in color, made form 30% wool and 70% nylon, and features a knitted pattern around the waist and cuffs.
The Minus-8 Square Chrono Watch ($400) "is a modern embodiment of classic aviation timepieces." The Square features a 40mm stainless steel case. The case is 10.25mm thick and is PVD-Coated. The dial has 3-hands and date window. The sub-dials are operated via two rectangular pushers on each side of the main crown. The movement is the workhouse Miyota Quartz FS21, which has an accuracy of roughly <20 seconds per month. Water resistance is acceptable at 10 ATM (100 meters/ 300 feet). The whole kit is topped with a sapphire crystal to which greatly improves scratch resistance, clarity and strength. The Square would make a great daily watch.
The product has so many uses it's hard to think of them all, but I'll give it a shot. If you're an avid eBay seller, have a blog, do product reviews, have a love of horology, take pictures of bonsai, or just want to take clean professional pictures then the Foldio Portable Foldable Photographic Studio ($34+) is for you.The Foldio is a portable photography studio that eliminates the issues of bad lighting, shadows, and confusing backgrounds. You don't have to rent or buy professional lighting sets when you have a Foldio. The unit is easily assembled with supplied magnets, and includes embedded LED lights. It measures 10.2x10.2x10 inches when fully open and uses a 9v battery to power the lights. Take great pictures with your smartphone anywhere anytime with the Foldio.