Never mind brands like Rolex and Cartier: Those are for Yankee sailor boys from Nantucket. No, you want the ultimate, yet most badass-looking (and sounding) timepiece. Look no further, soldier. Consider the Breitling Avenger Seawolf Blacksteel Code Yellow (see? uber macho-sounding indeed!) watch the equivalent of a James Bond-Chuck Norris-Jackie Chan hybrid and, well, you get the idea. For starters, the waterproof-to-3,000-meters (10,000ft) (is it even possible to dive half that deep??) Seawolf Blacksteel Code Yellow case is fashioned from ultra-durable carbon fiber. Its inner bezel, seconds hand, and “Automatic” insignia on the dial ring yellow, while large, luminescent accents, Read More
If the Xenophobes from the Alien movies were to get together on a watch design, chances are pretty good they’d come up with something like the Experiment ZRO12 Watch from C3H5N3O9. And, yes, that’s a compliment. This thing looks wicked complex and aesthetically pleasing, though my mind still boggles a little trying to make sense of how it works. For you engineers that read our site, you’ll probably know what we’re talking about when we say that it uses a Wankel Engine and multi-layered rotation to tell you what an iPhone would tell you with a simple glance. That’s okay. Read More
Expecting a Big Year, Bird Watchers? If so, Jaquet Droz is bringing you what many will find an ideal wristwatch to keep up with the season ahead. The casing, hands, and clasp consist of 18-carat red gold while the birds on the inside exhibit colorful hand-painted craftsmanship that is sure to catch some eyeballs. With single-barrel hand-winded mechanical movement and off-centered hours and minutes, it may take a tad getting used to for this digital world but it’s very likely the experience will instill an appreciation in even the most tech trendy. And for those of you who prefer birds Read More
Sponsored Post As the world grows more crowded, many are left to wonder…whatever happened to the individual? With each minute that passes in the clockwork of society, you can almost feel obscurity sinking in, tick-by-tick. For Refined Hardware Watch Makers of Los Angeles, that isn’t going to cut it. With the company’s release of The Project 1 Harbinger Edition, 125 rugged individualists can claim a piece of something truly unique. The 45mm patent-pending “cage” piece—crafted from raw, unpolished American steel—joins with pure laser-engraved sapphire crystal on the front and back of the casing for a sleek and sturdy appearance built Read More
Whoever said a man can’t pull off pink must have never seen one sporting the HYT H1 Pink Gold timepiece. From Bruno Moutarlier, Jean-Francois Mojon and the Chronode SA team comes this liquid-based approach to telling time that is sure to catch a few people off-guard. While there are easier ways to tell time, few ever looked this good. With what the website describes as “two flexible reservoirs fixed to each end of a capillary,” the watch uses a liquid known as fluorescein and then a “transparent viscous liquid” with a half-moon meniscus, which keeps the two apart and helps Read More
If you’re in need of a stylish, minimalist watch, it doesn’t get much better than this. The TID No.1 Watch, designed by Swedish design group Form Us With Love, is made of stainless steel and powered by a Japanese Quartz movement. It’s housed in a black ion-plated case, has a woven nylon NATO wristband, and is available in either a white or black face. It also happens to be quite affordable.
Porsche Designs has just announced a new line of Porsche Design P’6300 Flat Six watches, available in three new models. Two three-hander models use a Sellita SW200 self-winding movement and come in either 40mm or 44mm, while the chronograph uses a Valjoux 7750 movement and is 44mm in diameter. Options include over ten different dial colors and straps, as well as four different finishes. And if you really want to go big, be sure to grab the real carbon fiber dial on the P’6360 chronograph for that extra “wow” factor.
A set of watches inspired by the “thrill and adventure of the raw steel, rubber and smoke of the raceway”, Nixon’s latest Grand Prix Collection is sure to impress. The set is actually a redesign of five of Nixon’s existing models: The Magnacon, The Trader, The Corporal SS, The Sentry SS and The Spencer. Each one sports a black face, subtle yellow accents, and is made from brushed stainless steel. Whether you choose to go with the simple analog or the chronograph is up to you. But either way you’ll be stylin’.