Men's Best Dive Watches for Summer
Aquatic pursuits call for a timepiece that can withstand the elements in style. Thankfully, watchmakers are offering a variety of divers suited to every kind of guy.
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There’s a joke among those in the watch community: you don’t wear a dive watch to actually dive 300 meters; you wear a dive watch because you want the person sitting opposite you to think you’re capable of doing so.
The good news is that watchmakers are creating pieces that satisfy both camps: the adventurers who need the technologies to take them deeper, and those who simply love the attitude that this genre of timepiece communicates. This means that, while the joke remains, these are no-joke luxury timepieces that will hold up during whatever sport you're into this summer, from deep diving and surfing to snowboarding and skiing. And they'll look good doing it.
If you're a timepiece fanatic, this selection will make your choice easy. We've included some of the most renowned luxury brands, those who have been crafting high-quality watches for decades at least. From Audemars Piguet to Rolex and Breitling, these new and classic water-resistant watches are the best of the very best.
Read on for our editor-approved crop of watches that deliver superior performance, and style, all summer long.
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