OLTO-8’s goal is to make wristwatches that are truly different. Their Infinity series achieves that with a unique movement with hour and minute indicators which appear on just the top third of the dial, while seconds appear on a rotating center wheel. Its indicators feature Super-LumiNova for easy nighttime reading.
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Working in collaboration with Wallpaper* Re-Made project, men’s apparel brand Vollebak comments on electronic waste with a unique timepiece. The colorful Garbage Watch is made from recycled components taken from old circuit boards. Vollebak is accepting waiting list requests for its 2021 release now.
The latest in the Swatch Big Bold collection truly lives up to its name, with this series of vibrant wristwatches with chunky hour indicators and hands in dayglo colors, set against a visible mechanism. Choose from orange/blue, blue/pink , or the pink/green color schemes, each with a comfortable silicone strap.
When it comes to heading beneath the sea, you need a watch that can withstand both the water and the pressure, while keeping accurate time and remaining legible during dive missions. Everyday Carry picked out 16 great dive watches which are up to the task underwater, but also great for everyday wear.
The designers at Braun have long delivered chic minimalism in its gadgets. Their Men’s Analog/Digital Watch is the first in their collection to combine a traditional analog dial with the practicality of a digital time, date, and alarm display. The modern matte stainless-steel case and rubber strap make it a smart staple.
Designed for surfers, the G-LIDE GBX100 series has an LCD screen that can show high tide, low tide, and levels for 3,300 surf spots around the world. It offers sunrise and sunset times, lunar data, step tracking, and Bluetooth smartphone integration. For long life, it’s shock resistant and water resistant to 200m.
Father’s Day 2020 is on Sunday, June 21. Don’t forget to do something nice for your Pops, and grab him a nice gift he can use all year long. Everyday Carry picked 25 great gifts that serve a purpose, including pocket tools, electronic gadgets, watches, wallets, bags, and fitness gear. There’s something for every kind of dad on the list.
Watchmaker Undone presents a unique timepiece inspired by the symbology of the traditional Chinese practice of Feng Shui. Its dial is embellished with the characters of the Luo Pan and a spinning yin and yang symbol, while its caseback can be embellished with characters representing your celestial birth year.
This very special edition G-SHOCK watch features a black IP finish that’s been laser-etched top reveal a grid pattern straight out of TRON. The square-faced, solar-powered watch features multiband atomic timekeeping, world time, stopwatch, countdown, alarm, and calendar functions, along with Bluetooth connectivity.
NAVA Design’s playful, yet minimal analog wristwatch replaces the hour, minute, and second hands with a floating “H,” “M,” and “S” to indicate the current time, giving it a unique design, while still being legible. It features a stainless steel 39mm case, a mineral glass crystal, and a leather strap.
Sold back in 2014 for roughly $2.6 million, the Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime Ref. 5175 is a highly-collectible wristwatch, with just seven of them ever made. This behind the scenes footage takes us inside their factory for a look at the craftsmanship that went into each of these rare and incredibly complicated timepieces.
Xeric’s limited edition watch is inspired by analog automotive gauges. It features twin time zone displays that can be viewed from its side while your hand is on the wheel, and a half-moon Soloscope display. It’s powered by a premium Miyota 9130 automatic movement, and its power reserve is modeled after a car’s fuel gauge.
It might not feel like it, but it’s the end of the school year, and graduates deserve something extra special in a year when they couldn’t attend their ceremonies and celebrations in person. Everyday Carry shares 10 great gifts for grads that are sure to be cherished and remembered for years.
This super-deluxe housing for your Apple Watch features an mechanically-textured titanium case with one of four finishes: Raw Titanium, Black PVD, Gold PVD, or Aurora – a hand-torched design that shimmers with color as the light catches it. Each comes with a durable FKM rubber strap. Fits the 44mm Apple Watch Series 5.
Mil-Tec’s vintage style wristwatch features a aeronautically-inspired dial, with second indicators on its outer edge, and hours inside. The German-made watch has luminous hands and hour markers, and its background is distressed with an oil-stained look. Available in brown or black.
Undone’s formidable black watch is inspired by the world of Superman. It has a sandblasted, PVD-coated gunmetal case, and its dial has a meteorite texture. Around its bezel is a secret message decoder ring, based on the 1943 Secret Superman Code, which is also engraved on its case back. Limited time pre-order price.
adidas‘ retro-modern wristwatches have a sleek, angular style with dual LCD screens, one showing the date, and the other showing the time. They feature brushed stainless steel cases, with matching metal link bracelets, and come in black, silver, gunmetal, navy, and rose gold color schemes.
While there’s something to be said for pricey limited-edition watches, Timex has a reputation for producing high quality time pieces that are still affordable. Go inside the Timex factory in Cebu, Philippines for a look at how they crank out so many watches, while still producing them with quality.
Inspired by classic analog watches from the Soviet Union, the CCCP Watch Company makes timepieces which reflect the mid-century styling and functions of these cold war relics. They feature a Slava automatic mechanism, a stainless steel case, and an exposed date wheel. Available for a limited time from Drop.
These models from Casio’s Edifice collection have an octagonal case and bezel design that’s really eye-catching. They feature a hybrid analog-digital face, stopwatch and countdown timers, five daily alarms, date/month display, automatic time-zone setting via smartphone, and bright dual-LED lighting.
The Kisai Quasar has a deceptively easy to read display. Despite the geometric patterns covering its face, its digits are actually hiding in plain sight at the center of its hexagonal quadrants. It offers date, stopwatch, and alarm functions, along with electroluminescent backlighting, and 12-hour and 24-hour modes.
The DWISS RW1 has an unusual “wandering hour” mechanism which displays the current hour on a pair of odd/even spinning wheels, while its connecting bar points to the minutes on its outer edge. It features a real Swiss movement, a domed sapphire crystal, and bright Super-LumiNova markers for nighttime reading.
This unique watch has no hands or digital display. Instead, it tells time through haptic pulses when you put your finger on its glass face. It’s intentionally vague, telling time in 15 minute increments, each pulse representing one-quarter of the hour. LEDs around its face can be used when you need to know the exact minute.
There are lots of great casual men’s watches out there, but they tend to be on the bigger side. If you prefer something a little more subtle, then check out Everyday Carry’s selection of 15 wristwatches for guys, all in sub-40mm sizes. They’ve got some great analog and digital styles, including the classic Timex Weekender.
This unique analog wristwatch looks like something that you might find inside of a bomb you’re attempting to diffuse. It’s got a 45mm carbon composite wrapped stainless case, and to the left of its display is a bundle of colorful wiring. Now do we cut the blue wire with the white stripe, or the white wire with the blue stripe?