How well do you know your watch shapes? The dial is where the watch can be its most expressive, but one can say that it’s the case that really forms its “identity”. Some shapes lend themselves well to tool and robust timepieces, while others were made for dressier, more formal watches.
We all know the round and rectangle shapes, but the next time you’re shopping for a watch, you may just encounter a “tonneau” or a “carage”. Here’s a rundown of the most common watch shapes, that every watch lover should know: