Last Updated:  January 17th, 2021

Best Square Watches in 2021

When it comes to selecting a new watch, some people are choosing to think “outside the circle” and go with a “horse of a different color”. Or in this case, a watch of a different shape. Round watch faces are so common, we tend to forget other choices are out there, like triangle watches or square watches. Round dials are more abundant with a broader range of choices, but square ones are rounding the corner to catch up, so to speak.

Our Top Picks

Square watches were hot fashion items in the roaring 20s, and we predict their return for this century. After all, it’s the four corners of home that make us feel safe and secure in a crazy world. If you’ve decided it’s “hip to be square,” our collection of the best square watches breaks down all the features, functions, fabrics, materials, styles, and colors to find the one to round out your personality and style. Our collection includes square watches with a range of prices to suit your budget.

PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Citizen Men's Eco-Drive Stainless Steel Watch with Date, BM6550-58E
Citizen Eco-Drive BM6550-558E
  • solar powered
  • analog dial
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TAG Heuer Men's 'Monaco' Swiss Automatic Stainless Steel and Leather Dress Watch, Color:Black (Model: CAW211P.FC6356)
Best Quartz Movement Watch
TAG Heuer Monaco Men's Watch
  • Caliber 11 engine
  • Swiss-quartz movement
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Bulova Men's Stainless Steel Analog-Quartz Watch with Leather-Crocodile Strap, Black, 20 (Model: 96B269)
Bulova 96B269 Men's Watch
  • analog dial
  • quartz movement
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FEICE Men’s Square Watch Bauhaus Automatic Mechanical Watch Waterproof Wristwatch with Sapphire Crystal Leather Straps for Women Unisex -FM301
FIECE Bauhaus Unisex Watch
  • transparent case back
  • automatic movement
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Seiko Men's Recraft Series Automatic Leather Casual Watch (Model: SNKP27)
Best Automatic Watch
Seiko Men's Recraft Series SNKP27
  • automatic self-winding
  • 41-hour power reserve
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Nixon Men's 'Ragnar 36' Quartz Stainless Steel and Leather Watch, Color:Black (Model: A985513)
The Ragner 36 Unisex Watch by Nixon
  • analog dial
  • quartz movement
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Bulova Men's 96A169 Analog Display Quartz Silver Watch
Bulova Classic 96A169 Men's Watch
  • analog dial
  • curved mineral glass lens
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Seiko Men's SUP880 Analog Display Japanese Quartz Black Watch
Best Solar Watch
Seiko Men's SUP880 Solar Watch
  • solar powered
  • analog dial
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Citizen Eco-Drive BM6550-558E

Citizen Men's Eco-Drive Stainless Steel Watch with Date, BM6550-58E

Citizen watches are a household word everywhere, and the BM6550-58E Eco-Drive for Men with a square dial carries over their classic good look. Citizen is also dedicated to helping the environment with their Eco-Drive watch line. They harness the power of natural or artificial light and convert it into energy to power the quartz movement.

This Citizens Eco-Drive model has a black square analog dial with silvertone hands and geometric indices. The date is displayed at 3 o’clock, and the crystal is a hardened mineral. The stainless steel square case has dimensions of 32 mm and only 8 mm thick for a slim profile. The chain link-style bracelet has a deployment clasp. And with a water-resistance of 30 meters, it’s safe from rain and splashes.

Specifications

  • solar powered
  • analog dial
  • quartz movement
  • mineral crystal
  • stainless steel case & band
  • date display
  • case size: 32 mm
  • water-resistance: 30 meters
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Best Quartz Movement Watch

TAG Heuer Monaco Men's Watch

TAG Heuer Men's 'Monaco' Swiss Automatic Stainless Steel and Leather Dress Watch, Color:Black (Model: CAW211P.FC6356)

Looking for a luxury watch with several complications? The TAG Heuer Monaco Men’s Watch should fit the bill. This model is similar to the one chemistry teacher Walter White wore in the hit series Breaking Bad, as well as Steven McQueen. The denim blue square dial with red and white hands and dot indices gives it a sporty look but it can also be dressed up.

The TAG Heuer Monaco features a Caliber 11 engine and Swiss-quartz movement. The analog dial has 2 chronograph subdials for 60 second and 30-minute timers. The date is displayed at 6 o’clock, and the dial cover is a sapphire crystal. This square watch has a stainless steel square case has dimensions of 39 mm, and the stainless steel bezel is stationary.

The black leather band that comes with the Monaco has a deployment clasp. It’s water-resistant to 100 meters (330 ft) and safe for snorkeling but not diving.

Specifications

  • Caliber 11 engine
  • Swiss-quartz movement
  • analog dial
  • chronograph
  • date display
  • sapphire crystal
  • stainless steel case & band
  • stationary bezel
  • case size: 39 mm
  • water resistance: 100 meters
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Bulova 96B269 Men's Watch

Bulova Men's Stainless Steel Analog-Quartz Watch with Leather-Crocodile Strap, Black, 20 (Model: 96B269)

Bulova has long been a trusted name in watch crafting, and the Bulova 96B269 Square Watch presents classic good looks with a rectangular case and dial. The black analog dial features raised silvertone Roman numerals at 3, 6, 9, and 12 o’clock and shiny silvertone hands and indices. The dial cover is a curved scratch-resistant synthetic sapphire, and a date window is at 6 o’clock.

The stainless steel case has dimensions of 47 mm and is only 8.5 mm thick for a slim profile. Powered by quartz movement, the Bulova 96B269 comes with a black croc-embossed band with a buckle closure. It has a stainless steel stationary bezel, and is water-resistant to 30 meters (99 ft), and is safe from rain and splashes.

 

Specifications

  • analog dial
  • quartz movement
  • synthetic sapphire crystal
  • Roman numerals
  • stationary stainless steel bezel
  • leather band
  • case size: 47 mm
  • water resistance: 30 meters
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FIECE Bauhaus Unisex Watch

FEICE Men’s Square Watch Bauhaus Automatic Mechanical Watch Waterproof Wristwatch with Sapphire Crystal Leather Straps for Women Unisex -FM301

The FIECE Bauhaus Watch has a minimalist design that is appreciated by both men and women. The design is based on the NOMOS Glashütte Tetra, a luxury watch with a price tag 10 times greater. The white analog square dial features temperate heated blue hands, Arabic numerals for the even hours, and stick indices for the other hours and minutes. The dial window is a sapphire crystal with optimal light transmission and refraction. It has a seconds subdial, and a date window is at 3 o’clock.

With Seagull automatic movement, The FIECE is powered by the movement of your wrist and can also be wound. The more than 100 intricate parts and 20 jewels to keep time can be viewed through the transparent case back on the stainless steel 1.34 ins case.

The FIECE square watch comes with a handsome black leather strap with black stitching, It’s water-resistant to 30 meters (99 ft) and carries a 30-day money-back guarantee and a 2-year warranty.

Specifications

  • transparent case back
  • automatic movement
  • self-winding
  • 20 jewels
  • date window
  • stainless steel case
  • leather band
  • 100 + intricate parts
  • 2-year warranty
  • case size: 1.34 ins.
  • water-resistance: 30 meters
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Best Automatic Watch

Seiko Men's Recraft Series SNKP27

Seiko Men's Recraft Series Automatic Leather Casual Watch (Model: SNKP27)

The Seiko SNKP27 from the Recraft Series is an automatic, self-winding square watch with a power reserve of approximately 41 hours. The green square analog dial features goldtone hands, goldtone baton indices for the hours, and tiny stick indices for the minute markers. A day/date window outlined in goldtone is at the 3 o’clock position.

The 39.5 mm stainless steel screwback case is transparent to view the intricate moving parts and 21 jewels. The dial cover is Seiko’s trademark Hardlex mineral. It’s complemented by a brown textured calfskin band with brown stitching and a buckle clasp. The stationary bezel is stainless steel. It’s water-resistant to 50 meters (165 ft) and safe for surface swimming but not diving.

Specifications

  • automatic self-winding
  • 41-hour power reserve
  • day/date
  • analog dial
  • transparent case back
  • 21 jewels
  • Hardlex crystal
  • calfskin band
  • stationary bezel
  • stainless steel case
  • case size: 39.5 mm
  • water resistance: 50 meters
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The Ragner 36 Unisex Watch by Nixon

Nixon Men's 'Ragnar 36' Quartz Stainless Steel and Leather Watch, Color:Black (Model: A985513)

The Nixon Ragner 36 has a simple, eye-catching square dial. It’s suitable for men and women and can be worn with both casual and formal attire. The black analog dial features goldtone custom-molded goldtone hands with a second hand tipped in white. The hours are marked with goldtone Arabic numerals and stick indices at the even hours. Tiny stick indices mark the minutes around the dial. The dial cover is hardened mineral crystal. A date window is at 3 o’clock.

Powered by Japanese quartz movement, the 36 mm goldtone stainless steel case has a double gasket crown, spring pin lugs, and a screw-down case back. It comes with a soft black Horween leather strap with a stainless steel buckle closure. It’s water-resistant to 50 meters (165 ft) and safe from rain and scratches.

Specifications

  • analog dial
  • quartz movement
  • date display
  • hardened mineral crystal
  • double gasket crown
  • stainless steel case back
  • screw-down case back
  • leather band
  • case size: 36 mm
  • water-resistance: 50 meters
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Bulova Classic 96A169 Men's Watch

Bulova Men's 96A169 Analog Display Quartz Silver Watch

Bulova’s quality and traditional good looks are displayed gracefully in the Classic 96A169 Men’s Watch. These square watches pair well with both casual and business attire. The bright blue rectangular dial features analog silvertone skeleton hands and indices, and the dial lens is curved mineral glass.

Powered by quartz movement, the Bulova Classic has a stainless steel silvertone case with a diameter of 35 mm. The matching silvertone stainless steel link bracelet has a deployment closure for safety. It’s water-resistant to 30 meters (99 ft) and safe from sudden splashes but not showering or swimming.

Specifications

  • analog dial
  • curved mineral glass lens
  • quartz movement
  • stainless steel case & bracelet
  • deployment clasp
  • case size: 35 mm
  • water resistance: 30 meters
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Best Solar Watch

Seiko Men's SUP880 Solar Watch

Seiko Men's SUP880 Analog Display Japanese Quartz Black Watch

Seiko combines their famous Japanese quartz movement and high-tech solar power for a stunning dress watch in the Men’s SUP880. The square analog dial has an attractive subtle pale blue pinstripe pattern on white with yellow accents. It features delicate black hour and minute hands and full Roman numerals in a unique font. It has the company’s patented Hardlex mineral for a dial cover.

The 28.5 mm stainless steel case is goldtone and only 6.1 mm thick for a slim profile. The stationary bezel is stainless steel. Seiko Solar means no battery changes. The watch is powered by using natural or artificial light from any source for energy efficiency and provides a 6-month power reserve.

The SUP880 comes with a luxurious black leather strap with a buckle clasp. It’s water-resistant to 30 meters (99 ft) and safe from rain and splashes.

 

Specifications

  • solar powered
  • analog dial
  • Roman numerals
  • Hardlex dial cover
  • stainless steel case
  • stationary bezel
  • 6-month power reserve
  • black leather band
  • case size: 28.5 mm
  • water resistance: 30 mm
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