A timepiece based on the band Snake Plissken wore to countdown until his arteries explode in John Carpenter’s classic Escape from New York. Beyond its countdown timer, it’s a smartwatch with world time, date, stopwatch, pedometer, compass, weather, and notifications.
When it comes to survival, there are few items more critical to have at the ready than a knife, a flashlight, and a way to tell time without your smartphone. Our pals over at Everyday Carry assembled 10 ready-to-go gear combos for every budget and situation.
The latest colorway for Casio’s trusty G-SHOCK Gravitymaster is done up in a military scheme that goes great with the aviation-inspired dial. Water and shock resistant, with world time, stopwatch, countdown timer, luminous hands/markers, and LED illumination.
This analog timepiece features an OLED screen which can display notifications and messages from your smartphone, and offers alarm, world time, camera remote, and phone finder features. Best of all, it’s a bargain at 76% off in The Awesomer Shop. In black, white, or red.
Despite its name, the Weekender Chrono is the perfect value-priced everyday timepiece. It features three subdials, a date window, and Indiglo tech for nighttime reading. Available in a wide variety of face and band colors. We like the slip-through leather straps the best.
This substantial wristwatch is ready to take on up to 50 ATM, offering both water resistance and a helium release valve, so it’s perfect for diving or any water sport. It’s crafted from durable surgical steel, has a sapphire-coated mineral glass crystal, and luminous hands.
Bell & Ross‘ military-inspired talisman watch gets a tattoo-inspired twist. The Burning Skull is engraved with images of fire, as well as a heart, a rose, a scythe and an hourglass. Then it’s lacquered by hand with black ink and varnish. Limited to 500 units.
Bold, handsome wristwatches for everyday wear. Each of these quality timepieces has a Swiss movement, a full-function chronograph, a sapphire-coated mineral crystal, and is set into a stainless steel case. Water resistant to 20 ATM, and set onto a black leather strap.
A very special wood watch from Original Grain, made using reclaimed oak from Jim Beam bourbon barrels, accented by copper. Comes in a custom wood box, with a flask, an Italian leather band, and tools for removing links and changing bands. Limited to 500 pieces.
There are so many great watches on the market, it’s hard to pick which ones are the best for daily wear. Fortunately, our friends at Everyday Carry put together this great guide to help you select your perfect watch, based on features, build, materials, design and more.
Oak & Oscar’s limited-edition timepiece is a marvel of understated design. We love the dark grey face and stylish, yet legible display fonts. It has a stainless case, a dedicated GMT hand, a 25-jewel Swiss movement, a double-domed sapphire crystal, and a Horween leather band.
Our friends at Everyday Carry share with us the latest drops, showing off the coolest gear they have to offer. Here’s this week’s awesome loadout, courtesy of EDC reader Jose, who really does seem ready to take on anything with his kit. We love those tiny Knipex Cobra pliers.