As you’re most likely aware, we spend an awful lot of time seeking out new watch brands here at The Coolector given our pressing proclivity for timepieces and this led us squarely to the door of British watch brand, Forge & Foster and their cracking line up of affordable, adventure ready and striking watches. If you’re after a new watch this summer and don’t want to break the bank, Forge & Foster need to be well and truly on your radar.
The brainchild of Steve Allen, Forge & Foster Watches strive to create bold, fairly priced timepieces designed for everyday wear and, from what we’ve seen here at Coolector HQ, its mission well and truly accomplished. These eye-catching timepieces are built to match your lifestyle and take their design inspiration from trailblazers and driven by ambition, these products are made to turn heads and radiate confidence.
Check out our pick of some of the best watches from Forge & Foster below:
Spectre Steel Watch ($329)
The Spectre Steel Watch from Forge & Foster ($329) is the 2nd generation of the Avantian X watch line and boasts a striking, skeleton automatic movement with 21 jewels, impressive 41-hour power reserve (powered by you), a robust, sapphire glass (front and back) and a metal bracelet with butterfly deployant clasp. The self-windand kinetic movement is crafted by Seagull (the largest manufacturer of mechanical movements) and it’s powered by your daily walking. An impactful timepiece for an affordable price. ($329)
Centurion Watch ($299)
Sleek and stylish in the extreme, the Forge & Foster Centurion Watch ($299) is a real favourite of ours here at The Coolector. Part of the watchmaker’s Titan X series, this is their skeletonized version of the Titan, and brilliant combines the same sport and style in a 41mm casing with a vulcanized rubber strap that fits any wrist size. The watch is a 20-jewel automatic movement with a 42 hour power reserve, powered by kinetic movement or self-winding. The front and case back of the Centurion boasts a unique sapphire crystal glass – which is the 2nd hardest material to diamonds, and ensures that you can see the full mechanics of the Centurion from front and back without worries of scratching on the glass. ($299)
Valour Watch ($279)
Forming part of Forge & Foster’s Rebel X series, the Valour Watch ($279) is the watchmaker’s automatic skeletonized version of the Rebel Series. The new Second Edition series boasts the same style in a new 43mm case with a new integrated FKM rubber strap which comes with a new foldable clasp, that is adjustable to any wrist size. This watch can withstand up to 5 ATM (50 meters / 164 feet) of water resistance so will be right by your side for any underwater adventures you have afoot. Every Valour watch comes with a 2-year international warranty & easy 30-day return worldwide. ($279)