Reviewed & updated: March 28, 2023 by Jamie Wilson BA
Many men live by the trusty, standard round watch, and don’t even think about what a square watch would look like on them. Sound familiar? We bet you have a blue or black-faced watch lying around somewhere. But we think you’d be surprised at how well a mens square watch would suit you. It brings a new sense of style to the classic watch, and lets others know you know how to look fashionable and modern, just like Stormzy. Putting one of these best square dial watches on in the morning is an easy step, and is sure to give others a good impression of you.
Our Favourite Square Dial Watches For Men
Tag Heuer Monaco Calibre 11 39mm
Many men swear by Tag Heuer square watches, and if you’re down for it, this could be the perfect one for you. Its pops of color make it stand out from your regular old watch and gives you the sportier look you’re after. Its stainless steel case, originating from Switzerland, paired with the sapphire crystal window leaves the watch scratch-proof and trustworthy.
If that wasn’t enough to convince you, this square dial watch features luminous hands and holds a power reserve of 40 hours. The face not only shows the hours and minutes, but also the seconds and the day date. The strap is made of black leather which gives it a luxurious feel, so it really lives up to its price. So get out there and spoil yourself with your own Tag Heuer watch, it even comes with a 2 year international warranty.
NOMOS Glashütte Tetra Neomatik Midnight Blue 33mm
This all-black monochrome mens square dial watch has got to be one of the sleekest square face watches on the market. Although it is on the more luxurious side of price ranges for square watches, we think it is a fair price for a watch with a 43 hour power reserve.
All of its qualities–such as its window made of sapphire crystal, the strap made of horse leather, its water resistance level that can go up to 30 metres deep–will make sure it stays by your side for a good amount of time. If anything, you’ve always got a 2-year international warranty to keep in mind when purchasing this ultra thin, modern watch.
Casio G-Shock GW-B5600DC Digi Camo Watch
This Casio G-Shock digital square watch is ready for a wild ride, and will stick with you everywhere you go. It would be perfectly suited to you if you are an active type of guy, and need a reliable watch that won’t break.
It even has built in double LED lights which lights up both the face and background of the watch. One of the most durable square watches for men, with water resistance and up to five alarms set to go off daily included, this could be your new best friend for life.
Gucci Grip Watch 38mm & Steel Bracelet
If you’re on the hunt for square faced watches and a weighing scale simultaneously, this might just be the watch for you? Jokes aside, this stunning Gucci watch is surprisingly inexpensive for a luxury company when it comes to square watches for men. Made of the classic steel case and powered by Ronda quartz movement, this watch will silently let everyone know that you know how to dress and be trendy, but you also know what makes a good quality watch.
It is made in Switzerland, the motherland of quality watches, and has a standard water resistance level of up to 30 metres deep. If you like your brands, but are looking for a mens dial watch that is more on the unique side of dial designs, be sure to check this one out.
Geoffrey Beene Men’s Analogue Japanese-Quartz Watch With Stainless Steel Strap GB8052GU
If you’re a long-time stainless steel watch lover, but are looking for something to spice it up more, this might be one of the best square watches for you. Although it leans slightly on the rectangular side, this analog watch by Geoffrey Beene is made up of a stainless steel case and a matching mesh stainless steel strap which ensures it is a lightweight watch. Being one of the watches that is on the lower end of the budget on our best square watches list, it is powered by Japanese quartz movement and the stainless steel design will make sure it is durable and scratch-proof.
We think this watch would be perfectly suitable to wear by the pool, as it is water resistant up to 30 metres deep, and its silver tones matches any summer outfit easily.
Cartier – Customised Cartier Santos 100 Watch
Gold watch, square face, Cartier, what more could you want? When you’re wearing this, you can rest assured you’ll have a good day. Cartier has put an expensive, classy and flashy spin on men’s square watches. The most luxurious of brands on our list, and also at the top of any man’s budget, this customised work of art must be one of the best square watches on the market.
Of course it must then also be made of the best materials. Composed of sapphire glass to protect it from any scratches, 18 karats of rose gold to make the case, and reliable alligator leather for the strap, this is the missing piece to your formal outfit.
Patek Philippe X 777 Nautilus Watch
If you’re a bit shy about wearing a square watch, but your bank balance is not, this could be a good option for you. With curved edges, this men square watch has a simple design. The dial has a blue tint to it that goes well with the stainless steel case and overall stainless steel composure of the watch. The hands show the hour and minute as well as the seconds, and the dial reveals a small square for the day date.
This square watch lets everyone know you appreciate the finer things in life, your taste in style is refined yet minimalistic and classic.
Timex Men’s Classic Digital 34mm Expansion Band Watch
Sometimes you just need a watch that you can trust won’t die on you when you’re going for a dip, and that’s what this Timex watch is best at. And if you’re a fan of the stainless steel case look, then this watch gives you all of the stainless steel you could ever need. With a retro vibe, this watch is very versatile and you can be sure it will match all of your casual outfits, but also fit nicely with formalwear.
It features a built in ‘indiglo’ light that makes the watch luminous, as well as two crowns on the side that allow you to set alarms or use the stop watch feature. The band, also made of stainless steel, can easily be readjusted at home so it really is the perfect fit for anyone. So if you were on the hunt for stainless steel square watches, this is your best bet.
Seiko Unisex Analogue Classic Solar Powered Watch With Leather Strap SUP250P1
One of our favourite gold-toned square watches is here to take your breath away. Its classy combination of warm and cool tones, from the black calfskin leather to the warm gold case, makes it the perfect watch to wear to semi-formal events.
This timeless piece also makes the perfect summertime accessory: it is water resistant up to 50 metres deep and is even solar powered which really makes it a one-of-a-kind. Powered by quartz movement, and the dial protected by a Hardlex window: you already know it’s a reliable Seiko watch.
Ben Sherman Square Dial Watch
If you’re looking into buying a square watch, then this square mens watch is a great place to start. It’s made of stainless steel that’ll protect it against scratches and fall damage, and a simple folding clasp to keep it in place comfortably on your wrist. Its classic silver colour is sure to match with anything you wear, and could easily be your new go-to.
What’s good to know is that it’s powered by analogue quartz movement, assuring you that its durable, but it is also splash and rain resistant and even has a water resistance level of up to 30 metres deep. That being said, this mens square faced watch is bound to be one of the best options within your budget.
Best Square Dial Watches For Men
So what are you waiting for? Whether you’re a stainless steel or luxurious gold, or digital watch or not kind of guy, we’ve got you covered. Dip your toes into the chic world of square watches, and you’ll find you’ll never want to go back.
- Ben Sherman Square Dial Watch
- Tag Heuer Calibre 11 39mm
- NOMOS Glashütte Tetra Neomatik Midnight Blue 33mm
- Casio G-Shock GW-B5600DC Digi Camo Watch
- Gucci Grip Watch 38mm & Steel Bracelet
- Geoffrey Beene Men’s Analogue Japanese-Quartz Watch With Stainless Steel Strap GB8052GU
- Cartier – Customised Cartier Santos 100 Watch
- Patek Philippe X 777 Nautilus Watch
- Timex Men’s Classic Digital 34mm Expansion Band Watch
- Seiko Unisex Analogue Classic Solar Powered Watch With Leather Strap SUP250P1
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