Botta’s UNO 24 watch is brutally efficient: all 24 hours are displayed, so its hour hand makes just one rev per day; a horizon line also roughly indicates the position of the sun in the sky.
Inspired by Japan’s neon streets, Tokyoflash’s Kisai Denshoku watch displays time in hours or minutes with 12 amber LEDs; it’s clad in an aluminum case and comes in black or silver.
With large pushers, huge 6/12 o’clock numerals and a stainless steel case, Officina Del Tempo’s Power Watch is exactly that: a watch for power players who aren’t afraid of flashy timepieces.
Sure, it’s a little gimmicky, but that’s never stopped a true-blooded geek: Sector’s Compass Torch comes with a red flashlight for sending out Morse code, as well as a survival tool kit.
That’s no moon: Romain Jerome is at it again with his Moon Dust-DNA series of watches, which use real moon dust as well as rocket and spacesuit parts from NASA’s Apollo 11 mission.
So you’ve got your Scuderia and your Vertu: what’s next? Panerai’s Ferrari Perpetual Calendar watch is the final accoutrement for the ultra-rich; it’s $25k of brushed stainless steel ecstasy.
Coming soon: boutique watch maker NOOKA’s minimalist ZON is awash in a sea of LED pixels which count the time; also choose from a regular digital display or multiple timezones.
Limited to 182, Wyler Geneve’s Dakar Rally chronograph commemorates the upcoming 2009 rally; it features an exotic tantulum suspension that shields the movement from shocks.
Neiman Marcus has dropped not one, but three exclusive Ducati watches for this holiday season; they’re pricey, but the racer-inspired red, black and titanium colorways are tough to ignore.
Large, clean and modern, the Fossil Chronograph looks deceptively simple but includes three sub dials in a stainless steel ion-plated case; it’s also water resistant up to 5 ATM.
Commemorating the Apollo, Gemini and Skylab missions, these 23 Omega Speedmaster Watches are going for an astronomical $125k; for that, they should throw in a moon rock.
Continuing Tokyoflash’s often indecipherable yet awesome design philosophy, the Fire Watch isn’t yet available but we dig the perfed stainless steel face and hour and minute LEDs.
Hot in black and limited to 1,000 pieces, Audemars Piguets’ Royal Oak Offshore Survivor watch has us lusting over its ultra-light titanium and ceramic case and luminescent hour markers.
This Nooka x Kid Robot watch is brand synergy at its finest; based on Nooka’s popular Zub line, this collab features a Zen-H face and Kid Robot graphic on the band; it’s limited to 1,000 pieces.
Multifunction gadgets always score major geek points for us; this combination carabiner is no exception, with an LED flashlight, robust alloy case and water-resistant watch.
If you crave flashy, over-the top watches, Flud’s retro-styled Boombox Watch is your ticket to bling, with a flashy silver or gun metal case, a classic red LED display and push buttons aplenty.
Manchester United fans, your watch has come: Hublot’s Red Devil Bang sports a red and yellow colorway on a black ceramic case; the 45 min. timer equals a soccer match half.
What this Retrograde Skyscrapers watch gives up in efficiency it makes up for in sheer coolness: the dial alone is composed of 55 parts, with the hour and minutes on opposing halves.
Sportline’s Heart Rate Watches mesh analog design with an LED ECG display; far from being a boring medical instrument, these watches are actually pretty stylish for a heart monitor.
Sudoku fans, your time has come: Oris’ Leonhard Euler watch is dedicated to the 18th century mathematician, whose Latin Squares were a Sudoku precursor; it even comes with a game box.
Even if you don’t happen to have a racing yacht in your driveway, Corum’s Admiral’s Cup Black Flag Watch is crave worthy, with a black titanium case and 300m of water resistance.
True to Victorinox’s multi-function swiss army products, the Chrono Classic XLS MT displays both analog and digital time plus a chronograph; it looks pretty hot in PVD-treated stainless steel.
Concord’s C1 WorldTimer NightRace watch is the latest to capitalize on Singapore’s F1 race; it sports a self-winding movement, a DLC stainless steel case and dual time zones.
Citizen’s Calibre 3100 watch just oozes style, with a stainless steel case, thick roman numerals and a perpetual calendar; heck, it even runs on solar power thanks to its Eco-Drive.
For a surfer brand, Quiksilver’s MPH watch is surprisingly sophisticated; we dig the way the face blends with the strap. It’s made with a stainless steel case and is waterproof up to 10 ATM.
Although designed for divers with 100m of water resistance, Vulcain’s Cricket Diver X-TREME watch looks more suited for the road with a tire-tread wrist strap and an odometer-like face.
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