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Top 100 Watches Trends of 2015

From Sport-Focused Smartwatches to Nature-Inspired Timepieces

— January 30, 2016 — Fashion
The top 2015 watches trends reveal that both digital and analog timepieces remain popular among consumers. Although smartwatches are bigger than ever before, many people still prefer the simplicity of a traditional timepiece.

The debut of the Apple Watch caused many consumers to make the shift from analog to digital. Unlike traditional watches, smartwatches now provide consumers with the ability to check emails, answer calls and even access directions directly from their wrist. These advanced features are important for busy professionals who may need more than just a smartphone to stay connected.

However, not all consumers have abandoned their favorite timepiece in favor of a wearable gadget. Indeed, the top 2015 watches trends reveal that many people are content with having a watch that can only be used to tell time. As a result, many analog watches are now characterized by minimalist features such as simple faces and neutral leather bands.

To understand how fashion, technology and design trends continue to evolve into the New Year, check out the 2016 Trend Report.
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Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Landmark-Inspired Timepieces
Landmark-Inspired Timepieces
The Greenwich Time Gate Watch Resembles the Shepherd Gate Clock
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99
Interchangeable Watch Accessories
Interchangeable Watch Accessories
Covair Lets You Swap Out Watch Faces and Straps In a Jiffy
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98
Wall Clock Wristwatches
Wall Clock Wristwatches
This Shrunken Down Wall Clock is a Retro-Inspired Wristwatch
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97
Rule-Creating Smartwatches
Rule-Creating Smartwatches
The Vector Smartwatch Runs On Its Own Proprietary Software
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96
Sport-Focused Smartwatches
Sport-Focused Smartwatches
These Sport-Focused Garmin Watches Were Unveiled At CES 2015
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95
Speedometer-Embedded Watches
Speedometer-Embedded Watches
The Genie 03 Mechanical Watch Strays Away from Traditional Timepieces
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94
Car-Unlocking Smartwatches
Car-Unlocking Smartwatches
The Yet to Be Released Audi Smartwatch was Announced at CES 2015
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93
Minimalist Fitness Tracking Watches
Minimalist Fitness Tracking Watches
The Mondaine Helvetica No.1 Smart Looks Like a Classic Watch
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92
Rockband-Inspired Timepieces
Rockband-Inspired Timepieces
The Led Zeppelin Tribute Watch Has Alligator Straps & the Zoso Symbol
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91
Activity-Tracking Smartwatches
Activity-Tracking Smartwatches
The Garmin Vivoactive Allows Users to Customize Their Exercise Type
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90
Galactic Canvas Watches
Galactic Canvas Watches
These Star Wars Timepieces Feature a Cinematic E-Ink Screen Design
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89
Supercar-Inspired Timepieces
Supercar-Inspired Timepieces
The P-ONE by Mykonos Design is Evocative of Another Time
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88
Elegantly Versatile Smartwatches
Elegantly Versatile Smartwatches
These Martian Watches Include Designs From Guess
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87
Interchangeable Everyday Watches
Interchangeable Everyday Watches
Match Your Watch to Any Look with the iKen Interchangeable Watch
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86
Smart-Tech Watch Straps
Smart-Tech Watch Straps
Turn Any Timepiece into a Smartwatch with This Unique Tech Accessory
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85
Swiss Analog Smartwatches
Swiss Analog Smartwatches
This Frederique Constant Smartwatch Pairs Refined Design with Tech
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84
Heart-Monitoring Sport Watches
Heart-Monitoring Sport Watches
The Garmin Forerunner 235 Features a Heart Rate Sensor
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83
Coffee-Inspired Chronographs
Coffee-Inspired Chronographs
Brew Watch is Modeled After Espresso Machines and Midday Breaks
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82
Raw Wristband Watches
Raw Wristband Watches
The Eightynine Drk 014 Watch By Broome & Mercer is Elegant Yet Rugged
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81
Multidimensional Timepieces
Multidimensional Timepieces
The 4th Dimension Watch Transcends Fashion Barriers in a Beautiful Way
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80
Pared-Down Fitness Watches
Pared-Down Fitness Watches
The TomTom 'Spark' is a Simplified Activity Monitor and Music Player
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79
Rotating Watch Cases
Rotating Watch Cases
The iFit Duo Has Both Digital and Analog Faces
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78
Romantically Feminine Watches
Romantically Feminine Watches
Blancpain's Watch Jewelry Piece Celebrates Valentine's Day
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77
Dark Luxurious Smartwatches (UPDATE)
Dark Luxurious Smartwatches (UPDATE)
The $1,500 Tag Heuer Watch Looks like an Analog Timepiece
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76
Dark Luxurious Smartwatches
Dark Luxurious Smartwatches
Tag Heuer Continues to Tease its Upcoming Android Wear Smartwatch
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75
Luxury Android Watches
Luxury Android Watches
Tag Heuer Partners with Intel and Google to Create Its First Smartwatch
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74
Luxe Gamer Watches
Luxe Gamer Watches
This Limited Edition Super Mario Bros Watch Celebrates the Game's Anniversary
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73
Fragrance Time-Tellers
Fragrance Time-Tellers
The Scent Rhythm Watch by Aisen Caro Chacin is Refreshingly Informative
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72
Chalkboard Wrist Reminders
Chalkboard Wrist Reminders
This Simple Task Manager Works Like a Wearable Memo Board
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71
Wireless Standalone Smartwatches
Wireless Standalone Smartwatches
The TrueSmart+ Operates On a Full Android Lollipop System
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70
Opulent Fish Watches
Opulent Fish Watches
Van Cleef and Arpels is Made Out of Diamonds, Sapphires and Garnets
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69
Protective Smartwatch Covers
Protective Smartwatch Covers
These 'Griffin' Apple Watch Cases Protect and Stylize Your Timepieces
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68
Typeface-Themed Smartwatches
Typeface-Themed Smartwatches
This Helvetica-Inspired Analog Smartwatch Features Swiss Design
<
67
Luxurious Neo-Pop Watches
Luxurious Neo-Pop Watches
This Hublot Classic Fusion Watch Features Artwork by Romero Britto
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66
Auto-Optimized Smartwatches
Auto-Optimized Smartwatches
LG's Smartwatch for Audi Features webOS Software
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65
Wooden Smart Watch Stands
Wooden Smart Watch Stands
This Pad & Quill Apple Watch Stand is Inspired by Grandfathers
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64
Discreet Diamond Timepieces
Discreet Diamond Timepieces
The Hedgehog Watch by Chopard Hides the Animal Under a Pearl Casing
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63
Nature-Inspired Timepieces
Nature-Inspired Timepieces
V03P by Void Watches Embraces Scandinavian Landscapes
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62
Hybrid Fitness Watches
Hybrid Fitness Watches
Withings Launched Activite Pop at CES 2015 as an Affordable Fitness Tracker
<
61
Designer Skeleton Watches
Designer Skeleton Watches
Ralph Lauren's Automotive Skeleton Watch Showcases its Intricate Insides
<
60
Time-Stopping Watches
Time-Stopping Watches
The 'What Watch' is an App-Connected Watch That Records Special Moments
<
59
Wearable Hard Drives
Wearable Hard Drives
The ReVault is a Wireless Hard Drive That You Can Wear Around Wrist or Neck
<
58
Monochromatic Minimalst Watches
Monochromatic Minimalst Watches
The Crossover GRAY Timepiece Model Uses Color to Tell Time
<
57
Amateur Adventurer Watches
Amateur Adventurer Watches
The Suunto Traverse is Designed For Casual Hikers and Adventurists
<
56
Secretive Smart Locks
Secretive Smart Locks
The Sesame Smart Lock Responds To Customized Knocking Patterns
<
55
Steampunk Inventor Watches
Steampunk Inventor Watches
The Tesla Watch Pays Tribute to Inventor Nikola Tesla's Many Projects
<
54
Sporty Tracking Smartwatches
Sporty Tracking Smartwatches
The Magellan Echo Fit Made an Appearance At CES 2015
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53
Glamorous Designer Smartwatches
Glamorous Designer Smartwatches
The Guess Connect Features the Brand's Signature Aesthetic
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52
Groundbreaking Modular Smartwatches
Groundbreaking Modular Smartwatches
The Blocks Smartwatch Lets You Tack On Extra Modules
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51
Stylish Connected Smartwatches
Stylish Connected Smartwatches
The Fossil Q Watch Works With Connected Intel Technology
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50
Sleek Skeletonized Timepieces
Sleek Skeletonized Timepieces
The Zenith Pilot Type 20 Squelette Watch Features a Transparent Face
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49
Durable Outdoor Smartwatches
Durable Outdoor Smartwatches
The H3 Seabear Smartwatch is For Outdoor Lovers
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48
Wallet-Friendly Fitness Watches
Wallet-Friendly Fitness Watches
The Withings Activite Pop is Functional, Attractive and Affordable
<
47
Transparent Women's Watches
Transparent Women's Watches
The First Ever Women's Urwerk Watch Features a See-Through Face
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46
Pilot Instrument-Inspired Timepieces
Pilot Instrument-Inspired Timepieces
The Pancor Aviator Watch Blends Vintage and Modern Style
<
45
Custom Smartwatch Bands
Custom Smartwatch Bands
You Can Design a Custom Apple Watch Band on Casetify
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44
Tactile Guiding Cuffs
Tactile Guiding Cuffs
Vibrating Wristband Helps Navigate the Visually Impaired Through the City
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43
Emperor-Embedded Watches
Emperor-Embedded Watches
The Aventicum Watch's Dial Features a Floating Roman Emperor
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42
Hand-Painted Luxury Watches
Hand-Painted Luxury Watches
The Aka-e Wristwatch is a Limited Edition Luxury Slim Watch
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41
International Timezone Timepieces
International Timezone Timepieces
The Klokers Klok-02 Watch Lets You See What Time it is Anywhere
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40
Sophisticated Smart Watches
Sophisticated Smart Watches
The LG Watch Urbane Blends Classic Aesthetics With Modern Technology
<
39
Round-Faced Smartwatches
Round-Faced Smartwatches
The Huawei Watch Android Wear Device Features a Classy Round Dial
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38
Video Game-Inspired Watches
Video Game-Inspired Watches
The Super Mario Bros. Watches are Based on the Retro Nintendo Game
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37
Military-Inspired Luxury Watches
Military-Inspired Luxury Watches
Bamford Rolex Commando Watches Combine Quality and Style
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36
Affordable Luxury Watches
Affordable Luxury Watches
The Charles Jaja BOJURIA Watches Make Luxury All Inclusive
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35
Opulent Tourbillon Wristwatches
Opulent Tourbillon Wristwatches
The Louis Moinet​ Vertalor is the Ferrari of Wristwatches
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34
Upscale Watch Boutiques
Upscale Watch Boutiques
The New London Larsson & Jennings Location Boasts an In-Store Fika Bar
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33
Modern Marauder Watches
Modern Marauder Watches
This Pirate-Inspired Luxury Collector's Watch Uses Aged Bronze Metal
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32
Layered Steel Timepieces
Layered Steel Timepieces
These Minus-8 Traditional Watches Focus on Design Quality Over Technology
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31
Artisanal Watch Straps
Artisanal Watch Straps
Tudor's Unique Straps Come from a Third-Generation French Weaving Company
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30
Industrial Novelty Watches
Industrial Novelty Watches
The Timeburner Pays Tribute to Early Combustion Engines
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29
High-Fashion Smartwatches
High-Fashion Smartwatches
This Leather Apple Watch Band is a Sophisticated Hermes Creation
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28
Bespoke Watch Bars
Bespoke Watch Bars
The London Larsson & Jennings Boutique Boasts a Custom Watch Bar
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27
Slightly Slanted Watches
Slightly Slanted Watches
The Angle Timepiece is Tilted a Touch to Enable Easy Glances
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26
Villainous Galactic Watches
Villainous Galactic Watches
Devon's $28,500 Star Wars Watches Resemble the Iconic TIE Fighter Jet
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25
Rotating Disc Watches
Rotating Disc Watches
This Analog Watch Tells Time Using Rotating Numbered Discs
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24
Supercar-Inspired Watches
Supercar-Inspired Watches
The HMX Watch Celebrates MB&F's 10th Anniversary
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23
Fighter Pilot Timepieces
Fighter Pilot Timepieces
The Helgray Hornet Watch Looks Like a Superior Piece of Equipment
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22
Self-Expressing Smartwatches
Self-Expressing Smartwatches
The Noodoe is a DIY Wearable Creative Types Can Wholly Customize
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21
Luxurious Smart Watches
Luxurious Smart Watches
The Olio Model One Has An All-In-One Design
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20
Celebratory Sci-Fi Watches
Celebratory Sci-Fi Watches
The Latest MB&F HM6 Space Pirate Watch is Gilded in Red Gold
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19
Pocket Smartwatch Concepts
Pocket Smartwatch Concepts
Bucardo Takes a Vintage Approach to the Modern Smartwatch
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18
Luxury Swiss Smartwatches
Luxury Swiss Smartwatches
Android Wear is Now Available for Tag Heuer Watches
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17
Luxury Unisex Watches
Luxury Unisex Watches
The New Louis Vuitton Watch is Inspired by the Brand's Travel Trunks
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16
Speedometer-Shaped Watches
Speedometer-Shaped Watches
This Car-Inspired Watch Features a Design Inspired by a Vintage Gauge
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15
Font-Inspired Minimalist Watches
Font-Inspired Minimalist Watches
These Watches by Mondaine are Bringing Back Timeless Simplicity
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14
Cobranded Luxury Watches
Cobranded Luxury Watches
The Breitling x Bentley B06 S Watch is an Ultra-Luxurious Accessory
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13
Tachometer-Inspired Watches
Tachometer-Inspired Watches
The Ferro Watches Are Inspired By Sports Cars' Tachometers
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12
Analog Smartwatches
Analog Smartwatches
This Horological Smartwatch Blends Classic Style and Connectivity
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11
Minimalist Marble Timepieces
Minimalist Marble Timepieces
The Elegant Marble Watch From the Analog Watch Co. is Solid Stone
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10
American Boxer Watches
American Boxer Watches
The Shinola Watches Muhammad Ali Watch Celebrates the Boxer and Detroit
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9
Upscaled Sport Watches
Upscaled Sport Watches
The G-SHOCK G-STEEL Collection is Crafted from Strong Materials
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8
Smartphone-Connected Watches
Smartphone-Connected Watches
The Breitling B55 Combines Smart Tech With Classic Watch Elegance
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7
Wristworn Ant Farms
Wristworn Ant Farms
The Ant Watch Creates a Small Ecosystem for You to Flaunt on Your Arm
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6
Linear Display Watches
Linear Display Watches
The HYT H3 Watch Uses a Hydro-Mechanical Movement
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5
Carbon Fiber Dive Watches
Carbon Fiber Dive Watches
The Clerc Hydroscaph H140 Carbon is Crafted From High-Tech Materials
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4
Minimalist Luxury Watches
Minimalist Luxury Watches
Elliot Havok Watches Blend Classy Appearance and Affordability
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3
Chic Blood Sugar Bands
Chic Blood Sugar Bands
Hi-Tech Wearable Accessory Measures Glucose Levels by a Futuristic Fashion
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2
Vibration-Based Watches
Vibration-Based Watches
This Smartwatch for the Deaf Employs Visual and Tactile Feedback
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1
Record-Breaking Mechanical Watches
Record-Breaking Mechanical Watches
The World's Most Complicated Watch Boasts 57 'Complexities'
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