Watches

    Bell & Ross Bellytanker Watches Draw Inspiration from a Retro Racecar at werd.com

    Bell & Ross Bellytanker Watches Draw Inspiration from a Retro Racecar

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    For the creation of their new Bellytanker series of watches, Bell & Ross took its inspiration from the handbuilt Bellytanker racecars of the 40s and 50s. Sleek and missile-like, these cars broke land speed records on the Bonneville Salt Flats. Translating that speed and engineering into a watch results in the subtle and elegant BR V1-92 automatic and the BR V2-94 chronograph, both featuring satin-finish stainless and copper-colored dials.

    Breitling Introduces a New Analog Movement in its Chronospace Evo B60 at werd.com

    Breitling Introduces a New Analog Movement in its Chronospace Evo B60

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    The Swiss-made Chronospace Evo B60 features a 100% new Breitling ‘engine,’ the first analog-display quartz movement developed by and for the Breitling brand. Made of Titanium, it’s a sturdy, lightweight 43mm instrument with a black dial that features two central chronograph hands as well as a 24-hour counter at 9:30, 60-minute counter, 1/10th second dial, and date aperture.

    Fitbit Introduces The Ionic Smart Watch at werd.com

    Fitbit Introduces The Ionic Smart Watch

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech and Watches

    The newest smart fitness watch from Fitbit looks like a squared-off Apple Watch and it’s aimed at the very same audience. It features GPS, Heart Rate monitor, swim tracking, contactless payments, music storage, and all the standard fitness tracking tech you need. They’re also introducing new wireless headphones called Fitbit Flyer for rocking your workout soundtrack. Available in October.

    Braun Re-Imagines Two Dieter Rams Classics at werd.com

    Braun Re-Imagines Two Dieter Rams Classics

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    Braun is re-launching two iconic classics from the late 80s: the AW 10 & AW 50 automatic watches created by legendary designer Dieter Rams. The new re-issue models were created by Rams’ protégé Diedrich Lubs and feature modern, minimalist designs that highlight material and dimension with subtle detail.

    ICON Introduces a Vintage Inspired Titanium Watch at werd.com

    ICON Introduces a Vintage Inspired Titanium Watch

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    L.A.-based off-road outfitter slash design house ICON has created a watch. Powered by a Dubois-Depraz Automatic movement, it features a 42mm polished titanium case and a unique dial design that behind its double domed sapphire crystal, is all black—polished onyx—with 2 small windows. The upper window shows the hour and the lower window shows minutes. The strap is also black genuine alligator leather.

    IWC Introduces its Thinnest Dive Watch Ever at werd.com

    IWC Introduces its Thinnest Dive Watch Ever

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    With over 50 years of expertise in creating premium dive watches, Swiss watchmaker IWC has now created its thinnest dive watch ever. The limited edition Aquatimer Automatic 2000 “35 Years Ocean 2000” model is based on a prototype dating back to 1982. The case is made of titanium which enables the thin, streamlined design and the watch is built to withstand depths down to 2000 meters. The case back features a special diving helmet engraving & the strap is black rubber. Limited to just 350 watches.

    Paying Tribute to a Classic, IWC Revives Their Most Iconic Pilot’s Watch at werd.com

    Paying Tribute to a Classic, IWC Revives Their Most Iconic Pilot’s Watch

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    With the 1948 release of the Mark X1 pilot watch, IWC set the standard. They are now paying homage to that classic timepiece with the creation of the Pilot’s Watch Mark XVIII Edition. This “Tribute to Mark XI” features a 40mm stainless steel case powered by an IWC caliber 35111 movement. The hour hand is a flat baton style while the minute hand is pointed. The second hand is hacking and there’s a date window at 3 o’clock. The strap is vintage-inspired military green nylon.

    This Smart Watch Never Needs A Recharge at werd.com

    This Smart Watch Never Needs A Recharge

    Posted in Tech and Watches and Wear

    Winner of a 2017 IF Design Award, the 46mm Matrix PowerWatch is the first smartwatch you never have to recharge. Powered by your body heat, it measures calories burned, activity level, and sleep using advanced thermoelectric technology. It is also the only smartwatch to feature a power meter that displays how much electrical power you are generating.

    Pinion Introduces a Classic Automatic in the Axis II Black at werd.com

    Pinion Introduces a Classic Automatic in the Axis II Black

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    The Pinion Axis II Black is the latest automatic from British Watchmaker Pinion. The robust 42mm DLC-coated case is made from a single block of stainless steel. White numerals & indices plus a date display on the dial make it easy to read in all conditions. It’s powered by a self-winding ETA 2824-2 Swiss movement and water-resistant to 100 meters.

    The Luminox Navy SEAL 3500 Goes Deep at werd.com

    The Luminox Navy SEAL 3500 Goes Deep

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    The 3500 Series is the latest in the best-selling Navy SEAL collection from Luminox. Made to withstand the pressure at depths of 660 ft. or 20 atmospheres, it features a larger 45mm diameter carbon case with a quartz movement, a rotating bezel, and inset date window. Illumination comes from Night Vision Tubes. It is available with a variety of color options for dials and numerals.

    Vero Watches: Made In Portland, Oregon USA at werd.com

    Vero Watches: Made In Portland, Oregon USA

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    Crafted using high quality, locally sourced materials, Vero Watches are designed, prototyped, tested, and serviced all in Portland, Oregon. The upstart watch brand is currently offering their flagship Verus timepiece—a 42mm, 3-hand automatic—in 3 variants: DLC black coated stainless, & 2 stainless models, one with a black dial, the other with a bead blasted steel dial.