If you can’t afford a high-end watch, but you’re still looking for style and function, check out this Timex, with its fly-back 24 hour chronograph hands. Available in a variety of classic and modern looks.
Yvan Arpa for ArtyA comingled Swiss watchmaking and firearms with a bezel and inner dial like a target sight, six 6mm Flobert bullets suspended in the dial, and three 38mm cartridges on back.
IWC’s Portuguese Sidérale Scafusia is their most exclusive and complicated mechanical watch, with a constant-force tourbillon for star and solar time and a spectacular celestial chart on the back.
Inspired by the watches worn by pilots in the 1920s, the WW1-92 has a wonderfully warm feel to it, with natural hues and sand-colored luminescent dial, it’s a classic for years to come.
Designer Jordy Smith’s stylish, but high-tech watch offers an innovative “Suffer and Recover” mode, which helps you interval train, and also tracks tide predictions for 200+ beaches around the world.
Urwerk puts an unusually intricate mechanical movement in this modern take on the pocket watch, offering measurements in intervals from 1 second to 1000 years. Limited to just 8 pieces.
This 1966 Oyster Perpetual Air-King Precision is the pinnacle of understated elegance. The stainless steel case, silver dial and tricolor wrist strap combine for a timeless (if a little patriotic) look.
Dingemans Mechanische Horloges is a brand of made-to-order, hand crafted mechanical watches by Fred Dingeman. Fred actively involves customers in designing each of their timepieces.
One of MoMA’s best sellers, it’s an analog wristwatch that behaves like a digital one. The current time is shown in full, while the coming and past hours and minutes fade into and out of view.
The Aquatimer chronograph Galapagos edition has a stainless steel case coated with matte-black rubber for a unique look and feel. Has a sapphire glass and luminescent hands, dial and bezel.
Flip the lid on the stylish black metal P 6520 watch from Porsche Design, and it reveals a liquid compass for helping you find Magnetic North. As a Porsche, it’s appropriately limited to 911 units.
If you love the iPod Nano and drinking beer, the Richard Tracy Nano Watch Band Beer Openers are for you. You’ve got music, you can tell the time and you can open a drink – what more do you need?
Unlike Microsoft’s current video game console, the name of the Nooka 360 actually makes sense. That’s because the whole watch case rotates 360º to make it easier to show other people the time.
The perfect everyday wristwatch. The design of the unisex Uniform Wares 103 collection was inspired by “the simplicity and utilitarian functionality” of mid-century British factory wall clocks.
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