36mm watches work fine for most people. The 36mm Rolex Explorer is a classic of classics. Now, of course, it comes in the larger 39mm, but Tudor has the similar Heritage Black Bay 36 (the quality of which I can personally attest to) now. Rolex still have DJs at 36mm and they look very fine as well.
I bought it originally because I liked it. Whether it's an automatic or a quartz doesn't matter to me if I like the watch. Nothing wrong with having the odd top quality quartz. I recently sold it (and another) to help pay for my Tudor BB36.