The Apple Watch Ultra is built for extreme adventures, with military spec durability. It has a 49mm titanium case with a flat-screen and sapphire crystal. Its larger battery means 36 hours between charges, and its dual-frequency GPS offers waypoint marking and backtrack features. Night mode makes it easier to read in the dark.
Interstellar teamed up with NASA and Col&MacArthur to create this stunning watch inspired by the Mars Perseverance mission. Its 3D dial is based on the Martian surface, and a window showcases a small amount of Martian dust from a meteorite that crashed on Earth. Space geeks will spot numerous Easter Eggs in the design.
Watchmaker Armitron continues to build out its Retro Collection with a blue version of their Griffy LED watch, which was previously only available with a red display. Ther 1970s-inspired watch has stainless steel case and link band, and its screen remains black until you push a button on its side.
The crisp, fineline typeface and tick marks on Timex’s Waterbury Classic give it a refined, modern look. The chronograph times up to 30 minutes in 1/20th second increments, and there’s a date window as well. It has an Indiglo light-up dial for nighttime reading, and its 40mm stainless steel case is water resistant to 30m.
The G-SHOCK DW5600GU-7 sports a black-and-white camouflage print made up of 18 classic characters from the Master of G series of watches. It has an LCD face with alarm, stopwatch, and countdown timer functions, plus an EL backlight. Drops 8.2022 at the G-SHOCK website, G-SHOCK Soho NYC, and select retailers.
It was only a matter of time before Nixon teamed up with legendary skateboard brand Independent Truck Company. Their Custom-Built to Grind collection features versions of Nixon’s analog and digital watches: Independent Chrono 51-30, camo Independent Staple, and the Independent Time Teller in silver or gunmetal.
This unique series of G-SHOCK watches combine polarized inks, multi-angle printing, and semi-transparent materials to create a digital glitch effect across the case and band. The lineup includes the pure digital DW-5600NN-1, and two analog-digital models, the GA2100NN-1A and the GA2200NN-1A.
Featuring a face inspired by military aviation, Citizen’s Avion Weekender watch has a solar-powered drive mechanism so it never needs batteries or winding. It has a handsome black stainless steel case, a matching leather strap, a spherical mineral crystal, and is water resistant to 100 meters.
Most watches have some degree of water resistance, but if you plan on diving deep beneath the water’s surface, you need a proper dive watch. These hefty timepieces are designed for easy reading underwater and some can handle the pressures at depths up to 300m. Everyday Carry shares their top picks for dive watches in 2022.
The Sun Company’s WrisTorch puts an emergency flashlight on your arm. Its six COB LEDs output a smooth field of light at three brightness levels. With a max output of 35 lumens, it’s not super bright, but it could definitely come in handy when you’re left in the dark. Takes two CR2032 lithium batteries (included).
Bamford teamed up with Michelin to create this 133-piece limited-edition B347 chronograph. Its design is inspired by Michelin’s racing heritage, with a carbon fiber case, a black and white dial with a checkerboard bezel, and a strap made from recycled Pilot Sport 5 tires. You’ll find the Michelin Man on the caseback.
Watch fanatics need at least one watch winder. And if you’re going to spend the money on a good one, it should look as badass as this. Kross Studio’s official Star Wars watch winder looks like Darth Vader’s ominous TIE Advanced x1 Starfighter. It’s machined from solid aluminum, anodized black, and hand-finished.
Diesel’s latest big bold watch has a huge 51mm case and a contrasting bezel reminiscent of a ship’s wheel. Its framed face has three dials so that you can track time in three time zones at once, and its mineral crystal face resists scratches. Choose from black/gold, black/iridescent, white/silver, red/black, and brown/silver color combos.
MB&F’s extraordinary zirconium wristwatch has a 59-jewel dual chronograph system with a “Twinverter” binary switch, which flips between different timing modes. It has the ability to measure the duration of multiple events that start and end at different times, measure the cumulative duration of two events and more.
This industrial-style wristwatch packs a pair of vintage IN16 Nixie tubes for its display. It features a scratch- and fingerprint-resistant sapphire crystal and comes with a wireless charging base. Its case is made from aluminum oxide, and a blue LED accent light differentiates between hour and minute displays.
This trio of black and blue G-SHOCK watches stands out from the crowd. Each features an indigo backdrop with a lighter blue paisley print. The GA2100BP-1A has an analog main dial with an inset LCD; the GA100BP-1A is digital-first, analog second; finally, the GA700BP-1A strikes the perfect balance between the technologies.
Electricianz is back with another unique wristwatch inspired by electrical circuitry. The Moka Z features a multi-layered face with an exposed coil and battery contacts and a bright LED backlight for its dial. Its case is fabricated from durable class-10 nylon, and it sits on a rich leather strap. Available in 45mm and 42mm sizes.
If you’re perpetually running late, why bother with a watch that tells the time? This fun wristwatch from Wumbo Ventures has no hands or digits, just a tiny pool filled with rubber duckies and a splashy bubble. They have magnetic backsides so that you can rearrange them in the water. There’s also a Devil Duck version.
Aston Martin teamed with Girard-Perregaux to create this work of art for your wrist. Its case melds titanium powder and carbon fiber from Aston’s 2021 F1 race cars, bathed in green resin. A sapphire crystal on back shows off its mechanism. Limited to 306 watches – a nod to the distance of the 2022 British GP at Silverstone.
With stealthy camouflage dials and matching body and strap colors, G-SHOCK’s Utility Camo watches are perfect for life in the urban jungle. Whether you choose the analog-forward GA2100CA, the all-digital DW5600CA, or the hybrid GA700CA, you’ll get a heavy duty, shock-resistant watch that can stand up to anything you dish out.
These metal watch cases from Serafino Luxury offer the ultimate upgrade for your Apple Watch. They add a bit of bulk, but they make Apple’s digital timepieces look like high-end wristwatches. They come in a variety of finishes with a stainless steel link band or a leather or silicone strap.
Garmin’s smartwatch is ideal for tracking outdoor activities, health, and fitness. It has a round AMOLED display that can run for 16 days on a charge, and tech for tracking workouts, heart rate, respiration, pulse OX, sleep, and hydration. Satellite connectivity offers accurate navigation even when your phone has no signal.
Solgaard is best known for their efficient carry-on luggage. But they’ve branched out with their first watch. The Shoreline has a hexagonal face and monochrome color scheme, but what makes it truly special is that reach one is made almost entirely from recycled plastics that would have otherwise ended up in the ocean.