Watch buyers, in general, often fall under the standard everyday wearable that’s comfortable and easy to read. Then, you have the high-end ones with a watch that can cost a hand and a leg. Yet, you have independent watchmakers whose target market prefers unconventional timepieces that are attention-grabber and fully functional. If you fall into this category, this list is for you.
Enthusiasts who go beyond functionality look for the coolest stuff with uniqueness in design, craftsmanship, and value for money. Timepieces can go above and beyond delivering the practical needs of the general populace. They can either go crazy with the design or factor in additional functions. Check out the list of cool and unique watches that can cater to what you are looking for.
Projects Watch Terra 40mm
Nature lovers listen up because this may reflect your in-depth need for an accessory. The Projects watch Nerra is a dainty timepiece that features a map design on the 40mm diameter watch. Its gray band, made of silicone rubber, gives off a masculine vibe perfect for engineers and hikers.
The face of the timepiece reflects a 3D design of the earth, revealing one layer at a time. In the center are the stainless steel hands that tell time. Overall, its aesthetic is a sculptured watch that presents the depth of your soul to be extraordinary.
Eone Bradley Steel Mesh Watch
Dare to be minimalist and eccentric at the same with the Eone Bradley wristwatch. Without the three-hand set-up, telling time can be challenging at first. But this is when the fun starts as you can tell time by touching the timepiece. Feel the time by using the unique dial with the triangle as 12 and elongated lines as 3, 6, and 9. There are two magnetized balls that indicate the hour and minute.
The Eone wrist watch band is made of stainless steel mesh in silver that can be adjusted up to 8.5 inches. A timepiece that will draw attention as it piques the curious mind with its time-telling mystery.
Pikoo: Unisex Digital Ring Watch
Beat the stereotype by not wearing your watch on your wrist. This is made possible with the Pikoo ring watch with its classic aesthetic that is designed for the ring finger. The ring watch comes in only one size as it fits all due to the elastic band.
Pikoo ring watch is a digital watch with an urban design that is chic and minimalist. Made of elastic 24k gold-plated band, it will grab attention left and right as it looks like a college ring. Surprise everyone with the accessory’s unique feature which tells time. Adjust the time using the golden crown on either side of the ring.
SHENGKE Minimalist Women Watch
Set the standard for yourself of what a perfect timepiece should be. Void of fancy embellishments, the Shengke wristband boasts of its simple charm that is captivating and interesting. Its minimalist design features a signal hand movement that unravels a mystery as time ticks.
The minimalist timepiece is an unconventional accessory that only reveals its beauty as you wear it. Its overall physical feature from the 40mm case to the 20mm band width is typical of a watch but its mechanism is what sets it apart. Turntables serve as hour hands, revealing the numbers as time passes.
SINOBI Business Watches
When the power of yin and yang lets you tell time, it is the coolest thing ever. Make your man stand out with the Sinobi business watch that showcases his creative flair. The innovative watch doesn’t have any hands and instead uses a unique movement to say the time.
The Sinobi wrist watch makes use of the MIYOTA movement ensuring time is on point. With the inner white circle indicating the minutes and the outer for the hours. Durable and water-resistant, it is perfect for active folks who live extraordinary lives. Its mesh band is adjustable which makes it a convenient gift for father’s day or Christmas.
Albert Einstein Relativity Science Watch
Look beyond the ordinary and see the hidden charm of the relativity science timepiece. It may look like an ordinary watch from the get-go with its 33mm diameter face and leather band, but it’s not. Start using it, and watch the magic unfold. With the relativity science watch, it’s not the hands that move but the numbers.
Get those physics lovers in the game with a timepiece that will be forever on their wrist. Employing the relativity of motion concept to tell time is an ingenious way to learn and appreciate physics. It is an awesome accessory that also develops your skill in paying attention to details and taking note of the number where the hand is pointed at.
Apple Watch Series 7
Look around you and everything is “smart,” benefitting from the advancement of technology. One item that should be at the top of the list of your smart items or accessories is a smartwatch. The iWatch is a digital timepiece that goes beyond the typical functions of a wristwatch.
The Apple watch doubles as a fitness tracker that doesn’t only keep track of time but also monitors your health. With the busy lifestyle, having a wearable monitoring app is the best way to go. Measure your blood oxygen, steps taken, sleep longevity, and quality among others. Pair it with your gadgets to receive calls, messages, and notifications while on the go. You can even personalize your Apple Watch by changing the band. An Apple watch will keep the doctors away.
Ptolemaic Universe Model Astronomy Watch
Enter an “out-of-this-world” time machine with the Ptolemaic universe analog watch. Take the typical watch to another level with one that is inspired by the universe. The universe watch is every astrophile’s dream as it makes them feel like the universe is in their hands.
The Ptolemaic universe watch features the moon and the sun as the hour and minute hand, respectively. And of course, the earth is the center of the solar system as depicted by the watch. The beautiful universe is imprinted on the 38mm diameter face you can wear every day. Strap the genuine leather band to your wrist and sore high to the galaxy.
Nixon Dork Too Men’s Watch
The wristwatch that only men who know how to have fun can wear. The Nixon Dork Too men’s watch is not for everyone because of its eccentric design and special feature. It comes fully digital with the time reflected at the bottom of the watch. But the most interesting part is what comes out of the huge speaker on your wristband.
When tapped, it speaks the time and calls the owner Dork every single time. It is a good way to break the silence with bouts of laughter as people try to locate the source of the sound. Another important feature of the wristwatch is that it is rechargeable. With that, it saves you from trips to the mall to purchase fresh batteries.
ThinkGeek Steampunk-Styled Tesla Analog Watch
Watch while you capture everyone’s attention with one wave of your hands. Their eyes will be fixed on the ThinkGeek steampunk-styled watch with a leather strap. It is one of the most interesting and quirky watches you can find with two vacuum tubes at the top and keys to set the time. Reminiscent of the steampunk era where anyone who sees it might think you traveled back in time.
It is on the heavy side because of the intricate details included in it. But it is worth watching if you want to add character to your outfit for the day. And also makes a great accessory for your Industrial era costume.
Casio Men’s Vintage Calculator Watch
Travel back in time with the classic Casio men’s vintage watch. The watch is deemed as advanced in the day or age it was first launched. It is now a classic wearable with functions compared to regular watches.
Not only as a digital watch but also as an 8-digit calculator that has all the basic functions in math. Plus, it includes a stopwatch when you feel like working out or on a marathon, and has an auto-calendar. It is water-resistant which makes it reliable to bring even to the beach or pool parties.
Swatch Swiss Quartz Silicone Strap
Hold the power of the Swiss Alps in your hands with the Swatch Swiss quartz watch. The Swiss Quartz timekeeper is a beauty to behold with its 47 mm transparent round case. Perfect to create a bold aesthetic that is pleasing to the eyes and delivers a calming vibe.
Cool and classic, it can be worn every day to upgrade your outfit for the day. Its blue-colored minute and hour hands complement the transparent acrylic design of the watch. The design is universal and can be worn by anyone who wants a refreshing wearable that is fully functional.
Kate Spade New York Quartz Watch
The simple touch of brown and gold always create an elegant aura that is timeless. All these are ticked on the classic Kate Spade women’s metro watch. The watch looks polished with its intricate details and even comes with a sophisticated box, perfect as a present to a special woman like yourself or someone else.
Kate Spade is a global brand known for its sophisticated fashion items. Wear one to create a fashion statement that is functional and stylish. The 34mm watch features ivory-colored dials matched with the black scripts for the numbers. Straps are made of genuine leather which elevates the aesthetic of the stainless steel quartz watch.
getDigital Binary Wrist Watch
Get the time without anyone figuring it out. Be extra geeky with the getDigital binary watch. Unlike other watches with numbers and second/minute/hour hands, it contains only zeros and ones. Why? Because it is the language of the computers only IT specialists or computer technicians would be familiar with it.
As well as being unique in the way it tells time, the getDigital binary clock is also energy-efficient. The LED lights only illuminate when you press the side button. It comes with an adjustable plastic wristband that can extend up to 8.2 inches. The getDigital is an iconic, limited edition watch that only those who want to learn the computer language will find functional.
Nadir Steel Watch by Projects Watches
There’s nothing as unique as seeing an inverted wearable timekeeper. Be amazed at the one-of-a-kind feature of the Nadir steel watch where the second, minute, and hour hands are pointed inwards, not outwards. Plus, the numbers are in the center of the watch, not around the watch. Fun to see how it works when the watch starts ticking.
The Nadir watch has a black leather band while the clock’s face is made of silver brushed stainless steel. Its overall aesthetic is minimalist and sophisticated. The watch works for any gender due to its classic, elegant design.
BOBO BIRD Men’s Bamboo Wooden Watch
Not every day will you come across a wooden bamboo watch. The Bobo Bird is a men’s watch made of eco-friendly bamboo materials that add texture and charm to your outfit. Unlike other watches, it does have dials. But instead, it has luminescent hands which help you tell time.
With a 12 holes timer design that illuminates as the ticks away, it eliminates the need to wind up the device to tell the time. Making use of a quality battery SR626SW allows it to oscillate in time. The natural wood is non-toxic and hypo-allergenic, perfect for people who always get rashes while wearing a wristband.
Binary Matrix Blue LED Digital Watch
If you are a fan of the legendary movie “The Matrix,” the Binary matrix watch is a must. The Blue LED digital watch is a well-made wristwatch that will blow your mind away. It uses high-quality electronic components even Neo will be impressed by.
Made of flossy silver stainless steel, it has a trendy design that uses the language of the computer to tell the time. Wear it on your wrist and get ready to be transported to various realms of time to showcase its exquisite workmanship and unique design.
CakCity Women Watch
Be captivated and impressed at the cool function and beauty of the CakCity women’s watch. The stainless steel quartz watch is a true charmer with its charming clock that changes color. It is an analog watch with a colorful background that changes as time ticks away.
The CakCity boasts a creative rainbow dial that is fun to see and use. Beyond its beauty, it is a durable and comfortable wearable as it is waterproof and made of sturdy materials. The woven metal band hugs the wrist in the right places making it comfortable to wear. Perfect as a daily accessory that will be guaranteed to catch attention and gather compliments.
RII Stempunk Sundial Compass Wrist Band
Travel back to the ancient era where time is identified through the use of a sundial. The steampunk sundial wristband is the perfect accessory to a god or goddess costume due to its design.
Using a 1000-year-old technique, discover the beauty of ancient wisdom of telling time. It is an interesting find that looks good on the wrist but is best to share the knowledge with the younger generations. The Bobo Bird sundial compass wristband comes with unique packaging that is worth collecting. It is a sure winner to give as a gift to vintage collectors or someone who loves history.