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If You Really Must Own a Smartwatch, Let it Be Any of These Stylish Ones

These will restore your faith in the fashion-meets-tech accessory.
IMAGE Mont Blanc, Skagen, Alpina
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Wearable technology can sometimes be a little...rough, shall we say. Sure, a computer on your wrist might sound cool, but the style element hasn't always landed. But some brands are finally starting to get it, implementing smart technologies into watches that look unassuming—even when you pair them with a suit. Here are 15 we're digging right now. 

1| Timex Metropolitan+ 

Not sure a smartwatch is for you? Timex's well-priced option is a good way to find out. timex.com 

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2| Skagen Jorn Hybrid Leather Strap Smartwatch

Skagen's minimalist vibe works surprisingly well for a low-key smartwatch. nordstrom.com 

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3| Emporio Armani Hybrid Smart Watch

The silicone band gives this one an athletic feel—perfect for monitoring all those steps you can track. nordstrom.com 

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4| Fossil Q Marshal

Fossil's bracelet watch syncs with your favorite app, and its touchscreen face is extra helpful. fossil.com 

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5| Michael Kors Gage Leather Strap Smartwatch 

The leather strap and classic face look fully traditional, but this one also gives you notifications and tracks activity levels. nordstrom.com 

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6| Boss Classic Leather Strap Smartwach 

Boss's smartwatch uses a sneaky screen under the dial. nordstrom.com 

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7| Samsung Gear S3 Classic 

Samsung's Gear S3 smart watch comes in two versions—classic and frontier—and we like the classic for everyday wearing. samsung.com 

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8| Nixon Mission 

Nixon's take was made for action sports—take it to the water, the mountains, or anywhere else you can imagine. nixon.com

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9| Movado Bold Connected II 

Movado stays true to its sleek watch design, even in this hyper-connected version. bergdorfgoodman.com

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10| Alpina Horological Smart Watch 

Alpina's luxury timepiece and high-quality details mean you don't have to sacrifice on aesthetic for tech. bloomingdales.com

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11| Salvatore Ferragamo Croc Embossed Smart Watch 

Ferragamo might be best known for its shoes, but that same leather makes a damn good watch band, too. neimanmarcus.com

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12| Frederique Constant Gents Horological Smartwatch 

Don't sacrifice style for smart capabilities with an embossed leather strap and sapphire crystal face option. neimanmarcus.com 

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13| Montblanc Summit Smartwatch 

Montblanc uses a deceptively low-key leather strap to disguise the full-scale amenities of this piece, including wifi connectivity, touch display, and Google assistant. mrporter.com 

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14| Louis Vuitton Tambour Horizon Monogram 

Choose from an array of classic Vuitton watch faces for your choice of aesthetics, and use the clever My Flight system when you're getting out of town. louisvuitton.com

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15| Breitling Exospace B55 

Breitling is anchored in technical capabilities, and its sportier feel is appropriate for the active life it was meant to support. breitling.com 

This story originally appeared on Esquire.com. Minor edits have been made by the Esquiremag.ph editors.

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