6 black watches from your favourite designer brands

First published: 03-07-2018

Unisex Daniel Wellington Reading watch

A black watch is always bound to be a great addition to your look. Thanks to its understated elegance and ability to pair effortlessly with almost everything in your wardrobe, black is always in fashion.

Black watches for men and women are available in a range of designs and materials, with some of your favourite brands offering their unique spin on beautiful black timepieces. We've picked out some of our favourite models, to get you inspired to find a black watch that suits your style and personality.

Black watches for men

Explore three of our favourite men's black watches in sophisticated and cool designs that will look great all week long.

1. Effortlessly classy: Hugo Boss

Hugo Boss Grand Prix watch

Watch: Hugo Boss Grand Prix watch (RRP £299.00)

Men's Hugo Boss watches are always a classy choice, and with the Grand Prix chronograph it's easy to see why. This sporty number, with three sub-dials and a date function, is the perfect day-to-night timepiece. The matt black strap frames the glossy face and the silver accents give it just the right touch of shine, creating a watch that looks as slick with a suit as it does at the bar.

2. Contemporary cool: Nixon

Nixon men's The Ascender watch

Watch: Nixon men's The Ascender watch (RRP £160.00)

Ultra-cool watch brand Nixon has done it again with The Ascender men's watch. Ideal for the man who likes to stand apart from the crowd, The Ascender features white, oversized hands and time markers that stand out boldly against the rest of the all-black watch. A peek-a-boo moon phase feature adds a dash of subtle colour, perfect for any guy who likes to own his personal style.

3. Masculine and modern: Movado

Men's Movado Bold Thin watch

Watch: Men's Movado Bold Thin watch (RRP £395.00)

Those who keep tabs on the trends say there's one watch brand that's making waves at the moment: Movado. The men's Bold Thin watch is a perfect example of what Movado does best – minimalist design, bold colours, and interesting textures. Wearing a black Movado men's watch will make any outfit instantly cool, with the textures providing tonal differences while ensuring the piece is still easy to read.

Black watches for women

Our selection of women's black watches has something for everyone, from statement-making pieces to understated designs that offer that perfect finishing touch.

4. Sophisticated and feminine: Olivia Burton

Ladies Olivia Burton Case Cuff watch

Watch: Ladies Olivia Burton Case Cuff watch (RRP £115.00)

Olivia Burton has quickly become a staple of British design, and with the ladies' Case Cuff watch, it's easy to see why. This elegant watch features a black leather strap, black face, and stunning gold cuff design – perfect for a special occasion. Team it with a dark coloured tea dress for vintage style made modern.

5. Edgy Scandi-chic: Cluse

Ladies Cluse Minuit watch

Watch: Ladies Cluse Minuit watch (RRP £89.95)

The solid black Minuit watch from Cluse is perfectly on trend right now. The mesh metal strap means the watch is incredibly light, so comfortable you'll want to wear it every day. The off-black time markers and hands give it an undeniably cool, understated finish while ensuring it's easy to read, making the Minuit watch both practical and stylish for women who favour urban style.

6. Timelessly vintage: Daniel Wellington

Unisex Daniel Wellington Reading watch

Watch: Unisex Daniel Wellington Reading watch (RRP £159.00)

Women looking for a professional and stylish black watch should seriously consider the Daniel Wellington Reading watch. The smooth leather strap is narrow, offering a flattering, vintage appeal. The black watch face features grey accents that are complemented by the silver case, for a subtle hit of sophistication. It's a perfect choice to wear with a smart suit for that all-important meeting or with a striking red dress to make a bold statement.

Black watches never fall out of fashion, making them a great addition to your accessories collection. Explore more black watches for men and black watches for women, with beautiful pieces from the world's biggest brands.

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