There’s just something eloquent, understated and classy about men’s wooden watches. They’re not only unique — because no two wooden watches are the same — but they’re also better for the world.
Most wooden watch companies are working with recovered wood and using sustainable materials so you’re not only getting a great watch but you’re not killing the environment. In fact, some companies like WeWOOD and Original Grain are even giving back to the environment by replanted ten trees for every watch they sell.
If you’ve never thought about wooden watches, now is a perfect time (no pun intend) to consider adding one of these watches to your watch collection. Especially with some of the gorgeous designs and stains out now. Today we are listing the best wooden watches under $200 on the market right now. It is a tall order because there are so many classic men’s wooden watches available it was tough to choose our favorites.
Best Wooden Watches For Men
The first of several WeWOOD watches on this list of the best wooden watches might just be my personal favorite. It features an impeccably crafted wooden watch (46mm case) paired with a complementary brown-leather strap (27mm band width). There are several watches on this list that satisfy the desire for would while still having a leather band, but this is by far the most premium of the bunch. Buy: $175
This watch from Original Grain is made using reclaimed American Oak Whiskey barrels, harvested from a eco-conscious source. The wood on this watch offers a natural color that provides a striking contrast between colors on both the case (47mm) and the band (24mm). Also, it weighs only 4.96 oz, making this timepiece incredibly lightweight. Buy: $189
This handsome WeWOOD watch is fashioned from 100% natural wood and features luminous markers, glow-in-the-dark hands and a date window. As for the size, this dark wood watch has a 46mm case and the width of the band is 25mm. Buy: $140
Yes, this guy is wearing this watch upside down (he is!), but don’t let that detract from how stylish this timepiece is. This is another watch that has a wood case with a genuine leather band. However, what sets the Treehut Ebony apart from others like it is its minimal face design that features the perfect pop of eye-catching color. Buy: $79
Unsure whether or not you are going to be wacky about wooden watches? Try this watch from Topwell on for size. Like others on this list, it features a wood case with a with soft genuine leather band, but it does so at a fraction of the price. It also boasts imported Japan quartz movement to guarantee a durable and accurate time. Not bad for thiry-one bucks. Buy: $31
Nixon is a name we all recognize in the watch game and this particular “wooden watch” is aimed at the guy who can’t completely abandon metal and wants to only dip his toe into the wooded watch pond. The case comes in at 37mm and the band is made from adjustable stainless steel links. Buy: $100
These minimalistic Bewell watches offer a nice, inexpensive option. They come in five wood options as well: maple wood, ebony wood, verawood, red sandalwood, and zebra wood. Buy: $29
This Viable Harvest watch is a home run for guys who want some wood element on their watch, but still require the feel of a leather band. It’s the perfect accent for a pair of chinos and a button down, or shorts and a polo. Buy: $33
The perfect blend of two materials, this Rosewood and silver stainless steel watch is designed to never go out of style and made to fit the modern day gentleman. This watch is part of Original Grain’s Classic collection and it features a 43MM stainless steel case and hand-crafted wood bezel & links. Buy: $189
For the guy who loves a chronograph watch, this is the entry level option from WeWOOD. The company makes other chronograph wood watches, but they come at almost double the price. This timepiece has genuine wood that shows off its natural grains and texture and it brings functionality to your life with a tachymeter and assorted subdials. Buy: $159