Some argue that the much beloved squares are timeless in design; others assert that they evoke that "old man" image. Many of us agree that they're relevant design-wise. There are many G-shocks, that in my limited experience, appear dated, having faded amid the flurry of new releases. Inspired by the fwupow's thread on the forgotten years, I'm interested in hearing your thoughts on G-shocks that will be appreciated or forgotten for their design years later.
The popular "square" and "round" designs -- perpetually stylish?
Newer designs akin to the Rangeman:
vs seemingly forgotten designs
(G-2300 Courtesy of Sjors)
Why do certain designs stand the test of time while others fade away?