With their aviation-inspired square cases, Bell & Howell’s Horograph and the Horolum are defined by minimal ornamentation & clean, functional design. The Horograph features a black dial with baton indexes & hands. The Horolum’s sandwich-constructed dial is grey with cutouts for numerals & indexes backlit with green-tinted phosphorescent Superluminova. Both are 42mm with bead-blasted satin steel finish. Watches will be on display at Baselworld this March.
The design & engineering of Panerai’s LAB-ID Luminor 1950 Carbotech make it like no other watch on the market. The skillful use of different carbon-based materials and coatings enable this chronograph to operate with no liquid lubrication. The 49mm case is made of lightweight & durable Carbotech & carbon nanotubes on the dial absorb light to provide the blue illumination of the hands & numbers.
The very embodiment of stealth style, the 45mm Heuer-01 Full Black Matte Ceramic is a self-winding chronograph with a 50-hour power reserve. Everything but the movement is made of ceramic. The sapphire crystals on the front and case back feature a durable, non-reflective AR coating. Available with a link bracelet or rubber strap.
To celebrate 60 years of automatic watches from Seiko, the brand has created a limited-edition classic. With a stainless steel 40.5mm case, the Presage 60th Anniversary LE is highlighted by its cream dial with gold hands and markers, a brown croc leather strap, and is powered by a caliber 6R27 movement with 29 jewels, 28,800 vph and a power reserve of 45 hours. Limited Edition of 1,956 Pieces.
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.