No slacking off! Because with the Matrix Powerwatch, if you’re not working neither is your timepiece. It’s the first watch powered by body heat, so it never needs to be charged. It tells you the time plus it measures calories burned, activity level, and sleep. There’s even a power meter that shows you how much power you’re generating. A funded Indiegogo.
Omega’s Deep Black collection features the state-of-the-art Planet Ocean dive watch rendered in black ceramic. Built to withstand pressures down to 3000 feet this 45.5mm chrono features an HE escape valve to prevent helium molecules from damaging the watch during decompression. The 18K gold watch hands are coated with white Super-LumiNova for visibility in the deepest depths. Available with red, blue, white or rose gold accents.
LA-based artist & collab king Taka Hayashi has now teamed up with SoCal watchmaker Nixon for a limited-edition watch collection. 3 fresh colorways of the brand’s TimeTeller feature Hayashi’s tribal-style artwork on Horween leather bands, plus there’s a similar treatment on an even more exclusive 100-piece run of their C39 model.
The 51mm Emergency Night Mission watch from Breitling is the world’s first wristwatch with a dual-frequency personal locator beacon. For use in search & rescue missions, it uses an internal radio transmitter & antenna to send out a homing signal. It features another first-ever function: a personal locator that links with the International Cospas-Sarsat satellite system for triggered alerts. Its powered by Breitling’s SuperQuartz chronograph movement.
Swiss watchmaker Zenith partnered with Land Rover to create this new 42mm chronograph. The El Primero Range Rover Special Edition features a sleek, ceramic-coated aluminum case and the brand’s latest 400B El Primero movement, with a 50-hour power reserve. The movement is visible through a window in the case back, giving you a view of the power under the hood.
British watchmaker Christopher Ward partnered with craftsmen at Synergies Horlogères to develop their own Swiss made movement, the SH21. And that’s what powers the new 44mm C8 Power Reserve Chronometer. This stylishly understated chrono features a 2-layered dial with a non-reflective matte finish plus a seconds sub-dial and a power reserve sub-dial. The watch runs for up to 5 days on a charge. Straps are 22mm wide Tibor leather in camel, black, or brown.
With its slim, clutter-free design Samsung’s Gear S3 smart watch looks like a classic analog but with a quick twist of the bezel, you can answer calls, respond to messages, & use your apps without pulling out your phone. It’s got a built-in speaker for calls and GPS for tracking & sports metrics, it also runs 4 days without a recharge.
The fenix Chronos smart watch is a standout because it offers a ton of tech function and clean, understated styling. Quite a feat. The 49MM steel case features a high-strength, scratch-resistant sapphire lens and offers Elevate heart rate technology, for monitoring without a chest strap. Sensors include GPS and GLONASS satellite reception, barometric altimeter & 3-axis compass. It also gives you advanced fitness & running metrics plus text, email & alert notifications.
The 50s & 60s-inspired Swiss-Made Chronoliner from Breitling got a modern update with the release of the murdered-out Blacksteel model. The 46mm self-winding mechanical chrono is powered by a Breitling 24 movement and features a 24-hour dial as well as 1/4th second, 30 minute, & 12-hour sub-dials plus calendar.
British watchmaker Christopher Ward took a truly rare & iconic classic—the Aston Martin DB4 Zagato as its inspiration for the Limited Edition C9 DB4 1 VEV automatic. The dials on the 43mm case draw from the style of the car’s gauges & the case back features an aluminum steering wheel-shaped cutaway and engraved “engine” numbers. Just 19 of these watches will be made.