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Skagen Holst SKW6180 Watch Review – Is It Any Good?

Skagen SKW6180 Review

My rating: 7/10. Impressive Gunmetal PVD timepiece

Hey, today we’re going to be looking at one of Skagen’s impressive looking men’s watches. It’s a fairly affordable watch at under £150 meaning you don’t have to break the bank for this edition. Why not check out 5 of my most recommend Skagen watches here

I hope you enjoy today’s Skagen SKW6180 watch review below.

Below is an image of the Skagen SKW6180 featuring a stainless steel mesh style strap.

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Skagen 6180 Technical specifications

To get things started I wanted to take a quick glace at the technical specifications for this Skagen timepiece. This gives you the chance to have a quick glance over some of the most important aspects of the timepiece. For example, some people wouldn’t want to go for an overly large watch.

  • Model Number: SKW6180
  • Crystal Material: Mineral crystal
  • Case Diameter: 40mm
  • Case Thickness: 10mm
  • Movement: Quartz
  • Water Resistance: 50m
  • Strap Material: Stainless steel


Dial and Casing Design

The dial of this Skagen Holst watch has a minimalistic style design to it with two sub dials that are used to display the date and day of the week. The hands and hour markers are all easily visible against the grey gunmental finish of the background.

The casing of the timepiece has a diameter of 40mm which is a popular mens size at the moment. This thickness of the case is just 10mm giving it a nice and slim profile on your wrist too. The crown for this model sits at the 3 o’clock position on the casing.


Strap & Clasp

This style of mesh strap happens to be one of my favourites right now. I find them to be very comfortable and easy to operate and alter the size of. It fastens with a simple and secure fold over clasp. This stainless steel mesh strap has a width of 18mm which works well with the 40mm casing size.


The Skagen 6180 Movement

Powering this men’s Skagen watch is a Japanese made quartz movement. These are often found in many affordable watches, they’re accurate, reliable and require little maintenance to stay running.



On the front of the timepiece is a mineral crystal glass lens. This gives you a decent level of both scratch and shatter resistance. It’s commonly found on watches in this price range and is exactly what I expected this model to come with.

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Water Resistance

The water resistance rating for this men’s Skagen watch is 50m, also known as 5 bar. As per Wikipedia, this is suitable for swimming, white water rafting, and fishing


Pros & Cons

I wanted to point out some of the pros and cons of this Skagen watch and display them in a nice and easy to read format so you can see if this watch is right for you.


  • Stylish minimalist design
  • Date display
  • Mesh style strap
  • Quartz movement
  • 50m water resistance rating


  • No negatives to display

A Final Word On The Skagen SKW6180

Skagen are one of my favourite brands when it comes to Danish minimalist design. I love the sleek look of the Gunmetal finish to this watch. And I like how they’ve positioned the two sub dials on the display.

Having taken a look at the quality, specifications, and pricing of this watch, I’ve decided to give it a 7/10.


Where To Buy The Skagen SKW6180

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Thanks For Reading

I hope you enjoyed having a read through of this Skagen SKW6180 review. As always let us know what you thought in the comments section below.

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