A top timepiece has become a holiday must-have in recent years – right up there with a decent pair of sunnies and shorts.

Moneybags footballers have set the trend wearing chunky expensive watches on beaches around the globe during their time off ‘work’ – if you can even call it that.

But you don’t need to earn £100k a week to wear something stylish on the sand. There are plenty of options on the market.

Below we’ve listed 9 of the best out there for summer 2018 which won’t break the bank.

They include the best affordable brands such as Ted Baker, Paul Smith and Emporio Armani.

Hugo Boss Orange New York Men's Quartz Analogue Classic Black Silicone Strap 1513004
Hugo Boss Orange New York Men's Quartz Analogue Classic Black Silicone Strap 1513004
BUY FOR £126.00
Emporio Armani Men's Watch AR2448
Emporio Armani Men's Watch AR2448
BUY FOR £167.28
Ted Baker Mens Analogue Japanese-Quartz Watch with -Leather Strap 10030763
Ted Baker Mens Analogue Japanese-Quartz Watch with -Leather Strap 10030763
BUY FOR Out of stock
Rotary Men's Quartz Watch with Blue Dial Analogue Display and Silver Stainless Steel Bracelet GB02660/05
Rotary Men's Quartz Watch with Blue Dial Analogue Display and Silver Stainless Steel Bracelet GB02660/05
BUY FOR £84.91
HUGO BOSS Men's Chronograph Quartz Watch with Leather Strap – 1512447
HUGO BOSS Men's Chronograph Quartz Watch with Leather Strap – 1512447
BUY FOR Check on Amazon
Mens Ted Baker Chronograph Watch ITE10024798
Mens Ted Baker Chronograph Watch ITE10024798
BUY FOR Out of stock
Paul Smith Men's Quartz Watch with Black Dial Analogue Display and Brown Leather Strap P10052
Paul Smith Men's Quartz Watch with Black Dial Analogue Display and Brown Leather Strap P10052
BUY FOR Out of stock
Ted Baker Mens Analog Quartz Watch with Stainless-Steel Strap TE50274007
Ted Baker Mens Analog Quartz Watch with Stainless-Steel Strap TE50274007
BUY FOR £129.67
Braun Men's Quartz Watch with Black Dial Analogue-Digital Display and Black rubber Strap BN0159BKBKG
Braun Men's Quartz Watch with Black Dial Analogue-Digital Display and Black rubber Strap BN0159BKBKG
BUY FOR £122.46