5 Amazing Danish Watch Brands With Impeccable Design

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William Barton Avatar by  William Barton | Last Updated:  Sep 25, 2020
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Type in “minimalist watch” and you’re bound to fall out of your chair. Every other brand that pops up is some other “Danish-inspired” blah, blah, blah.

In this article, we cut to the real deal and bring you our five favorite Danish watch brands.

Best for the minimalist
  • Excellent quality, value-packed minimalist watches
  • This brand is very eco-friendly—each purchase funds a donation to one of three amazing causes
  • Get 20% off with code THEADULTMAN
Best for the recycler


  • Watches made with the recycled parts of iconic vehicles, like the Porsche 911
  • High-end automatic timepieces
  • Perfect for fans of Porsche, Ford Mustang, Mini Cooper, or the British Spitfire
Best for the quirky
  • Minimalist dials with interesting case-shapes
  • Most models use Swiss quartz movements
  • The most minimal dial designs out of our top picks
Best for the Zen-master
  • Blend between Scandinavian and Japanese minimalist
  • Models available that aren’t so strictly minimalist
  • In over 60 stores across the US
Best for the bargain-hunter
  • Vast range of watches from minimal to complicated, inexpensive to pricey
  • Danish inspired design, but American owned
  • Smart watches available