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    IWC Big Pilot’s Heritage 55 & 48 at werd.com

    IWC Big Pilot’s Heritage 55 & 48

    Posted in Watches and Wear

    IWC’s aviation-inspired Big Pilot’s Heritage 55 and Heritage 48 draw directly on the Swiss brand’s classic 1940s-era 52-calibre T.S.C. And though these two new watches feature retro-revival styling, their construction & components are thoroughly modern.

    Casio WSD-F10 Smart Outdoor Watch at werd.com

    Casio WSD-F10 Smart Outdoor Watch

    Posted in Gear and Watches and Wear

    Casio’s new Android Wear smart watch is built for outdoor action. It’s water resistant up to 164 feet with a pressure sensor, compass and accelerometer & has a bunch of built-in apps. RunKeeper for running & cycling, ViewRanger GPS gives you location data, route info, & altitude graphs and MyRadar provides instant weather updates. Available April 2016.

    Ressence Type 5 Dive Watch at werd.com Ressence Type 5 Dive Watch at werd.com

    Ressence Type 5 Dive Watch

    Posted in Watches and Wear

    With a titanium case completely filled with oil, The TYPE 5 from Ressence is the first mechanical watch to be perfectly readable underwater regardless of the viewing angle. The oil eliminates refraction & reflection to create a crystal-clear display in all conditions.

    TUDOR Fastrider Black Shield Chronograph at werd.com

    TUDOR Fastrider Black Shield Chronograph

    Posted in Watches and Wear

    To coincide with the release of the 2016 Ducati X-Diavel cruiser last week in Milan, Tudor created the 42mm Fastrider Black Shield chronograph. With a blacked-out color scheme & design cues borrowed from the bike, its sintered monobloc black ceramic case contains a Valjoux 7753 movement.

    Shinola Muhammad Ali Center Watch at werd.com

    Shinola Muhammad Ali Center Watch

    Posted in Watches and Wear

    Shinola’s limited edition Muhammad Ali Center watch is the third timepiece in the Detroit-based brand’s Great Americans Series. Available in either 36 or 41MM sizes, it features a stainless steel case and an alligator strap with distinctive red backing. Each of the 400 watches will come in a custom hickory box with three rare Ali prints shot & signed by photographer Thomas Hoepker.

    Bernard Favre Watch Winder at werd.com

    Bernard Favre Watch Winder

    Posted in Gear and Watches

    Winding your watch is right up there with watching paint dry or grass grow but with this new watch winder from Bernard Favre, the process takes on a hypnotic visual effect by gently spinning & twirling your timepiece in its gyroscopic display cradle featuring a 120-hour battery.

    TAG Heuer Connected at werd.com

    TAG Heuer Connected

    Posted in Watches and Wear

    Tag Heuer’s new Android Wear connected timepiece features a robust 46mm case made of titanium and a transflective display that’s easy to read in direct sunlight. The Intel-powered smarts include email, app & phone notifications, & activity tracking, as well as bluetooth, wi-fi, and a mic for voice controls.

    Nixon Rock LTD Collection at werd.com

    Nixon Rock LTD Collection

    Posted in Watches and Wear

    In support of the MusicCares charity which helps uninsured musicians in times of need, rock legends such as Eddie Van Halen, Keith Richards and Tom Waits donated their personal boots, jackets, pants and guitar straps to Nixon Watches.  From these pieces of memorabilia, the watchmaker created leather bands for special edition watches that will soon be available at Barney’s, colette, Selfridges and Ron Herman.

    Longines Heritage Military COSD at werd.com Longines Heritage Military COSD at werd.com

    Longines Heritage Military COSD

    Posted in Watches and Wear

    First issued by the British government to paratroopers in the World War II era, Longines has revived it for re-release as the Heritage Military COSD. This Swiss-made classic features a 40mm stainless case, Longines’ caliber L619.2 movement and clean, simple military styling.

    Garmin Forerunner 630 at werd.com

    Garmin Forerunner 630

    Posted in Equipment and Sport and Watches

    The wi-fi enabled Forerunner 630 is the most advanced and connected runner’s watch that Garmin has ever made.  It tracks stride length, ground contact time balance, vertical ratio, lactate threshold, stress score and performance condition, plus standard metrics like pace, speed, distance, time, calories burned, and sleep. Works with ANT+HR monitors as well.

    Nixon C39 Watch for Barneys New York at werd.com

    Nixon C39 Watch for Barneys New York

    Posted in Watches and Wear

    California-based surf watchmaker Nixon gave their new model C39 analog a Swiss-made quartz movement and a 39mm stainless steel case. They made 2 models: one featuring a dial made of a recycled newspaper material that looks like woodgrain, the other features a rose gold finish with a brushed black dial and brown horween leather strap.

    Suunto Traverse at werd.com

    Suunto Traverse

    Posted in Watches and Wear

    With the Traverse Collection GPS & GLONASS satellite nav watch you can plan out your route with detail topo maps from Movescount. It uses FusedAlti technology which combines barometric pressure data with satellite accurate tracking of altitude, vertical speed, & total ascent. Battery life: 100 hours.

    Electric The Prime at werd.com

    Electric The Prime

    Posted in Watches and Wear

    California-based eyewear brand Electric migrated into the watch world a few years back and The Prime is their latest digital offering, featuring a 44mm case & dual-time digi module with calendar, alarm, countdown timer, chronograph, 10 lap recall, and light functions. Choose a silicone or polyester band.

    Filson Scout Watch Collection at werd.com

    Filson Scout Watch Collection

    Posted in Watches and Wear

    Many watchmakers have a hard time keeping it simple. Not Filson. Their Scout Collection manages to offer solid function & refined details without ever veering into Jewelry-For-Men territory. Understated, military-inspired styling and a variety of finishes, all with Horween leather bands. And all made with Shinola movements, in Detroit, Michigan, USA.

    OMEGA Seamaster 300 “ Spectre” Limited Edition at werd.com OMEGA Seamaster 300 “ Spectre” Limited Edition at werd.com

    OMEGA Seamaster 300 “ Spectre” Limited Edition

    Posted in Watches and Wear

    James Bond has been wearing an OMEGA Seamaster since Golden Eye in 1995. For the release of the forthcoming Bond film, OMEGA has created a special edition ‘Spectre’ Seamaster 300; featuring an innovative OMEGA Master Co-Axial calibre 8400 movement & imprint of the Spectre film logo as well as an engraved serial number for the limited edition of 7007 watches.