Built in Detroit, the Runwell Contrast Chrono looks amazing with its 47mm PVD stainless case and black rubber strap. Offers stopwatch, sweep second and date functions. Each movement is hand-assembled from Swiss components.
An elegant watch and fitness tracker. It tracks calories burned and distance covered when you walk, run or swim. Made of stainless steel and sapphire glass and comes with a leather and a plastic strap. Available this Fall for $390.
This rugged analog watch is the ultimate adventurer’s timepiece, concealing a compass, can opener, firestarter, whistle, signal mirror, magnifying glass, fishing line, hooks, and cutting tool inside. It’s also got a built-in LED flashlight.
TokyoFlash’s handsome limited-edition watches combine wood cases and bands with retrofuturist LED displays. Despite looking cryptic, the digits are actually quite easy to read. Available in several LED colors and dark or light wood.
A 44mm chronograph inspired by racing stopwatches – in fact it looks like a stopwatch that grew straps. The Corsa is water resistant up to 10atm. It’s available in a variety of colorways, with a matching leather or NATO strap.
Should we go so far as to say second and minute hands are for plebes? Maybe not, but we must admit this unique single hand watch from Komono is pretty darn cool. And frankly, it doesn’t get more minimal than this.
While its black on black face might not be the most legible we’ve ever seen, we’re so taken by its contrasting red and black plaid fabric band that we’re willing to give this one a win despite its form over function design approach.
To arrive at the design of its B-Rocket watches, B & R first designed a custom aviation-influenced Harley-Davidson motorcycle which served as inspiration for the watch faces. Seems like a roundabout route, but both look great.
Uniform Wares appropriates the wide ceramic bezels popularized by high-end chronographs into its trademark minimalist design. Matching brass dials and aluminum hands complete the low-key look. Available in gold, blue and black.
If MWC timepieces are good enough for the military and anti-terrorist units, they’re good enough for us. This one is based on a classic 1950’s NATO spec watch, with brushed stainless case and 21 jewel automatic movement.
A timekeeping device for when you don’t need to keep time. With just one hand pointing to a 24-hour dial, Slow Jo watches give you a general idea of how much you have left of your day. Available in different colors and straps.
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