Two special-edition IWC dive watches just surfaced, both honoring IWC’s ongoing environmental partnership with the Galapagos Islands-based Charles Darwin Foundation. The 44mm Galapagos model is made in all black rubber-coated stainless while the Expedition Darwin model sports a bronze case and markers.
When it comes to Swiss watches, pedigree is everything. And as the grandsons of legendary watchmaker Raymond Weil, the brothers behind the 88 Rue Du Rhone brand have this base completely covered. Their clean, classic timekeeping devices range from simple analog quartz rigs to stuff like a 45mm rose gold & stainless waterproof chrono.
Swiss timing experts Piaget are known for making slim, lightweight watches but their latest, the Altiplano 38mm 900P is officially the thinnest mechanical watch in the world. To achieve this Miley-esque physique, the design has welded the movement and case into a single unit. via
American Horween leather is the good stuff—made at the famous Horween Tannery in Chicago. And that’s what Worn & Wound uses for these handmade watch straps. Choose from black, graphite, or tan featuring matte or PVD-coated steel hardware.
Why Garmin made their new S4 golf watch waterproof to 10-meters is a bit of a mystery but luckily it has a bunch of features you’ll actually use out on the links. It gives you daylight readable views of over 30,000 courses, calculates exact distances and gives course details and tracks all your shots and scores.
Adidas knows sports. That’s why their new touchscreen running watch does what it should. GPS mapping of runs & routes, heart rate monitor, music & real-time coaching on your wrist. Available November 1st.
Southern California eyewear brand Electric Visual has expanded its offering with a new line of watches that manage to blend the brand’s rock-n-roll aesthetic with designs that even your dad might be into. For the launch, they’re offering 3 models featuring a variety of strap options.
If you’re one of the roughly 600,000 licensed pilots in the US, you’ll appreciate the features on Garmin’s new D2 Pilot Watch. It delivers flight plans straight from Garmin and features Direct-to and Nearest button functions to get you to the nearest airport fast. It features an altimeter, compass, and baro settings, plus all of Garmin’s other flight-specific tracking data.
Garmin’s newest wi-fi enabled touchscreen smartwatches measure all the crucial fitness metrics plus they offer recovery data, training plan support, & track personal records, laps, & calories. They also offer Live Track, which allows family, friends & stalkers to follow where you are on your run.
Samsung just jumped into the smartwatch fracas with a mean machine. It syncs with your Galaxy phone & offers over 70 compatible apps. Check notifications, control music play, take calls, & so on. It’s also got a 1.9 MP camera, 2 mics, & shoots 720p movies.