Last Updated:  July 14th, 2019

Relic Watches Review
(A Treasure From Fossil)

Relic watches are part of a lifestyle brand brought to you by Fossil Group, which started manufacturing watches back in 1984. They found a hole in the market where companies were still making watches in mostly classic styles. Fossil decided to go in a different direction and design their product based on the latest trends in fashion and lifestyle. The watches were originally a bit of a status symbol and have a history of being very high-quality pieces.

Over the years Fossil Group expanded quite a bit and absorb some other watch brands along the way. They saw that people were having a tough time finding quality watches at a respectable price, and decided to do something about it. Relic watches are Fossil Group’s attempt at getting into the much larger market and it has gone very well. Relic offers watches in a variety of different styles to suit even the pickiest of watch buffs. You are really going to get your money’s worth and be happy with your purchase.

These days the mid and low-price watch market has expanded rapidly and there are new players entering just about every single day. A company like Fossil is well aware of this and are doing what is needed to make their Relic collection stand out from the hundreds of others out there. If you are in the market for a new watch you would be doing yourself a disservice by not taking a look at what Relic by Fossil has to offer.

Keep on reading for 8 of the best watches that Relic by Fossil has to offer and everything you need to know about them.

1. Relic by Fossil Casual Analog Display 

relic casual watch

This is a very popular watch from Relic by Fossil and is also one in their least expensive men’s casual watch.

If you are looking for a trendy and low-cost watch option that you can wear with anything, this is going to be the watch for you. It has a very sleek and minimalist look while still retaining the size that you want in a men’s watch.

The case is made of sturdy stainless steel with a blue mineral face for a unique look. For extra help at night, the hands are luminous and the numbers are slightly blue to take advantage of available light. Comfort is a key component with the silicone band and overall lightweight of the watch.

  • Swiss-quartz movement
  • Mineral Crystal
  • Stainless steel case & silicone band
  • Luminous hands, calendar, and date
  • Water resistance: 50m (165ft)
  • Case size: 43 x 12mm

2. Relic by Fossil Men's Rylan Dress Watch

Relic by Fossil Men's Rylan Stainless Steel quartz Watch with Leather Strap, brown, 24 (Model: ZR77294)

Here we have a very affordable dress watch that is available in six different colors at the moment. For the price, you really get a watch that is going to look like you spent a heck of a lot more. The watch is light and comfortable and keeps impeccable time thanks to the Swiss-quartz movement.

The case is made of sturdy stainless steel and is supported by a very lightweight leather band. With the various color options, you can be sure to find one that is going to go perfect with your wardrobe. It is topped off by wonderfully bright diamond accents just to add a little touch of elegance.

Precise Swiss-quartz movement
Mineral dial
Sturdy stainless steel case and light leather band
Luminous hands, calendar and date, 3 sub-dials
Water-resistant up to 30m (100ft)
Case size: 51mm x 11mm

  • Swiss quartz movement
  • Mineral Crystal
  • Stainless steel case and light leather band
  • Luminous hands, calendar and date, 3 sub-dials
  • Water resistance: 30m (99ft)
  • Case size: 51 x 11mm

3. Relic by Fossil Men's Jeffery Casual Watch

Relic by Fossil Men's Jeffery Quartz Metal and Leather Casual Watch, Color: Silver, Brown (Model: ZR77298)

Moving on, we have another elegant looking dress watch from Relic by Fossil, this one is part of the Jeffery collection.

The first thing you will notice about this watch is how simple and refined it looks. There is nothing outlandish or lavish, just a neat, slick-looking dress watch that is very versatile with your wardrobe. It is also available in two different color choices at a very reasonable price.

A mineral crystal face and metal case make sure your new watch has enough protection to keep the delicate mechanics safe. You get a three-hand display for very accurate timekeeping and a very lightweight and comfortable leather strap to tie it all together. If you are looking for a budget-end dress watch the Jeffery collection is worth viewing.

  • Swiss quartz movement
  • Mineral Crystal
  • Stainless steel case and leather strap
  • No complications
  • Water resistance: 30m (99ft)
  • Case size: 40 x 8mm

4. Relic by Fossil Men's Everet Sport Watch

Relic by Fossil Fossil Men's Everet quartz Watch with Metal Strap, Gunmetal, 24 (Model: ZR12582)

It is time to switch directions slightly and take a look at a sports watch from Relic by Fossil’s Everet collection.

Those in need of a mid-range sports watch are not going to be disappointed with this collection when it comes to budget, style, and function. This particular watch is available in five different color schemes and is made of sturdy metal for extra protection. It is built to withstand the rigors of an active lifestyle.

You get a solid metal case and band that is lightweight and comfortable to make sure you can do what you need to. The display is standard three-hand analog and you get the bonus of a date and calendar window to take advantage of. This watch stands out in a sea of options at this price range.

  • Swiss quartz movement
  • Mineral crystal
  • Stainless steel case and bracelet
  • Water resistance: 30m (99ft)
  • Case size: 45 x 12mm

5. Edox Women's Delfin Swiss Quartz Watch

Relic by Fossil Women's Caroline Quartz Metal Dress Watch, Color: Gold (Model: ZR34543)

Now let’s take a look at part of Relic by Fossil’s women’s watch collection, specifically the Caroline dress watch.

The most noticeable part of this watch is going to be the ultra-unique and stylish metal band. It is plated in a gold-tone with a unique link design. You are going to stand out in the crowd just by the band alone and the gorgeous gold-colored face is the icing on the cake.

This lightweight women’s dress watch has a standard analog display with three hands for very accurate timekeeping. The hour markers are made from crystal and are really going to catch your eye when the light is just right.

  • Swiss quartz movement
  • Mineral crystal
  • Stainless steel case and bracelet
  • Water resistance: 30m (99ft)
  • Case size: 24 x 8mm

6. Relic by Fossil Women's Leah Watch

Relic by Fossil Women's Leah Quartz Metal Dress Watch, Color: Rose Gold (Model: ZR34415)

In keeping with the dressy women’s watches, we are going to see what this particular watch from the Leah collection is all about.

If you are looking for elegance and beauty on a budget you will be hardpressed to find another women’s dress watch that looks better. Available in two different colors, including rose gold-tone, it is the type of dress watch that you can wear with just about any outfit and still have it stand out.

The stainless steel case is outlined with crystals around the bezel and is held together with a stainless steel band. You get a standard three-hand analog display with 3 extra smaller dials with calendar details.

  • Swiss quartz movement
  • Mineral Glass
  • Stainless steel case and band
  • Pink sunray dial, crystal bezel highlights
  • Waste resistance: 30m (99ft)
  • Case size: 30 x 9.5mm

7. Edox Men's Chronorally-S Sport Watch

Relic by Fossil Men's Cameron Automatic Self-Winding Stainless Steel IP Skeleton Dial Watch, Color: Black (Model: ZR12110)

We are getting close to the end of our list and want to take a look at another men’s sport watch that comes very highly reviewed by customers.

This beautiful mid-range watch is available in two different colors for the stainless steel case and band. The automatic movement is assisted by a standard three-hand analog display that is also luminous to help see better with limited light sources.

The best thing about this watch, besides the price and look, is the fact that the more you move the more it winds. It is wound based on how active you are, so get those arms and legs pumping as much as possible to keep your watch working properly.

  • Swiss automatic movement with self-winding
  • Mineral Glass
  • Stainless steel case and band
  • Skeleton dial
  • Waste resistance: 30m (99ft)
  • Case size: 42 x 13.75mm

8. Relic by Fossil Men's Charles Watch

Relic by Fossil Men's Charles Quartz Stainless Steel and Metal Dress Watch, Color: Gunmetal (Model: ZR15954)

We are finally at the end of our list and wanted to go out with a bit of a bang and show one of Relic by Fossil’s most popular and well-reviewed watches from the Charles collection.

Featuring a very stylish looking metal alloy case and band in gunmetal gray color. The three-hand analog display is supported with three other sub-dials for different time and calendar functions. The minimalist face features just the 12-hour marker so it doesn’t look cramped or crowded.

You get genuine and precise Swiss-quartz movement so you can be assured you always have good timekeeping. This watch is a steal of a deal and is going to go with just about any outfit you can throw at it.

  • Japanese quartz movement
  • Minearl crystal
  • Stainless steel case and band
  • 3 sub-dial with calendar functions
  • Waste resistance: 30m (99ft)
  • Case size: 41 x 11mm