Men’s Watches

Sharp Looks: Zenith Defy Black & White Boutique Editions at werd.com

Sharp Looks: Zenith Defy Black & White Boutique Editions

Dressing up two of its most popular models in formal black & white livery, Zenith hits refresh with the Black & White Boutique Edition El Primero Defy 21, a 44mm dual-gear chronograph & the Defy Classic, a 41mm automatic. Both feature a microblasted black ceramic case & intricately detailed dials that showcase mechanical internals. Straps are rubber with a coated titanium clasp.

Timex Reimagines a Classic with Mechanical MK1 at werd.com

Timex Reimagines a Classic with Mechanical MK1

A wise man once said “simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” He might’ve been talking about the Timex MK1. This 36mm stainless steel Timex classic has been updated & enhanced with a 20-jewel hand-wound movement giving an old-fashioned interpretation to the brand’s first Camper model watch from the 80s. Details of the military-inspired MK1 collection include waterproofing to 50 meters, a polished finish, and a two-piece fabric strap with quick-release spring bars so you can easily change your look without tools.

Omega To Re-Release Apollo 11 Speedmaster Moonwatch 321 at werd.com

Omega To Re-Release Apollo 11 Speedmaster Moonwatch 321

Last year was the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing and to commemorate that milestone, Omega is releasing a new version of the watch NASA astronauts wore to the moon. The Speedmaster Moonwatch 321 Stainless Steel features a 39.7mm case and a black dial surrounded by a polished black ceramic bezel ring. The watch’s original 321 movement had been out of production for 50 years, Omega’s team labored for 2 years to recreate & update the iconic movement—maybe that’s why this watch is lifting off only now.

Omega Introduces Larger 41MM Constellation at werd.com

Omega Introduces Larger 41MM Constellation

You could call the Constellation a north star for the Omega watch brand; at 66-years, it is the oldest collection in the watch company’s history. Born as a chronometer in 1952, the Constellation is revived today in a 41mm case model, retaining the unique “claws” feature at 3:00 & 9:00 from the original design. Roman numerals are also carried over from past updates to the Constellation. Choose from stainless steel, steel with ceramic bezel, gold & steel, and gold with ceramic bezel variants.

Vollebak Recycles Tech Trash Into Luxe Garbage Watch at werd.com

Vollebak Recycles Tech Trash Into Luxe Garbage Watch

Consistently original in its vision, Vollebak strikes again with the creation of the Garbage Watch, comprised literally of components scavenged from stuff like the the motherboards of computers, microchips from a smartphone, or wiring from a TV. These raw materials are reconstructed and reconfigured into a luxury timepiece, presenting a unique story on the human relationship to technology. A waiting list for the watch is open now.

Garmin Adds Solar To Its Smartest Watches at werd.com

Garmin Adds Solar To Its Smartest Watches

Garmin is adding much-needed battery life to some of their most popular smart & connected watches. With solar power. Watches including the Fenix 6S & 6S Pro, three models in their Instinct watersports line, & the Tactix Delta, a military-grade tactical watch, will all be available in a solar-variant. The integrated solar panels add up to 2 additional days of battery life.

Ressence Celebrates 10-Years with Innovative “Hourglass” Automatic at werd.com

Ressence Celebrates 10-Years with Innovative “Hourglass” Automatic

To celebrate its first decade of watchmaking innovation, Ressence has created a commemorative edition automatic called the Type 1 Slim X. Its sleek 42mm case has no crown—but a mechanism in the case-back that functions for both winding and setting. The dial is marked by several rotating disks, the brand’s signature Ressence Orbital Convex System (ROCS), which gives it a distinctive modern look that also resembles an hourglass as the disks rotate.

Bell & Ross Light Up the Deep with Luminescent Diver at werd.com

Bell & Ross Light Up the Deep with Luminescent Diver

Designed to meet the demands of professional deep-water divers, the latest seaworthy watch from Bell & Ross is called the BR 03-92 DIVER FULL LUM. It features a 42mm ceramic case, ISO 6425 certification with waterproofing to depths of 900-feet. A unique combination of green Superluminova C3 & C5 pigments and C3 produce its bright, luminescent dial for easy readability in the darkest depths of the seven seas.

Panerai’s Luminor Legacy Lives On in the Marina 44 at werd.com

Panerai’s Luminor Legacy Lives On in the Marina 44

Retaining the iconic outline and design details that have made it a classic, Panerai’s latest Luminor variant, is the Marina 44 (PAM 01313). Within its large, high-spec and heavy lugged matte finish case, an automatic Swiss Made Cal. P.9010 movement powers the dial, date window & seconds sub-dial & delivers 3-days of power reserve. A blue satiné soleil face is matched with a Dark blue alligator strap for a refined yet sporty look.

Omega Celebrates America’s Cup Partnership with Limited Seamaster at werd.com

Omega Celebrates America’s Cup Partnership with Limited Seamaster

To mark its first year as Official Timekeeper of sailing’s greatest race, Omega’s Seamaster Planet Ocean 36th America’s Cup Limited Edition honors the race as much as its 25-year team & reigning race champ, Emirates Team New Zealand. Its hefty 43.5mm case is rendered in stainless steel and ZrO2 blue ceramic with nautical details & unique engineering throughout, particularly in the bezel, curvature, and lugs. Commemorative branding & coloring complete the premium LE package.

This New G-Shock Let’s You Know When It’s Surf Time at werd.com

This New G-Shock Let’s You Know When It’s Surf Time

The GX100 is G-Shock’s latest addition to their popular G-Lide series. Optimized for training and equipped with a range of surf-focused functions, including tide info for 3300 global locations using a bluetooth connection to your phone plus moon data, step tracking, a workout planner that tracks speed, lap, pace and pitch. Stopwatch, count-down timer, alarms and waterproof to 600-ft.

Alpina Creates Seastrong Gyre Diver from Recycled Ocean Plastics at werd.com

Alpina Creates Seastrong Gyre Diver from Recycled Ocean Plastics

With a case constructed of recycled ocean plastics, Alpina’s latest Swiss Made dive watch, the limited edition Seastrong Gyre, honors the world’s oceans in a very direct way. The case is made from a composite formed by recycled plastic from fishing nets while the NATO strap is made of recycled plastic bottles. It delivers 300m of water resistance and is driven by a AL-525 automatic movement.

Tag Tees Up with Connected Golf Edition 2020 Smart Watch at werd.com

Tag Tees Up with Connected Golf Edition 2020 Smart Watch

Posted in Golf and Men's Watches and Sporting Gear

Tag Heuer built some solid improvements into its updated Connected Golf Edition 2020 smart watch. It still features TAG’s outstanding golf app but now features a powerful Snapdragon 3100 chip plus 8GB of storage & 1GB of RAM for seamless, real-time course data, scoring and stats. Premium materiality and design details, like the 18-hole counter etched in the bezel, blend premium styling with impressive tech. The app offers tracking and detailed mapping and hazards, plus guidance on driving for 40,000 golf courses worldwide.

Hublot’s Big Bang e Looks Rather Smart at werd.com

Hublot’s Big Bang e Looks Rather Smart

Driven by the Android-based WearOS operating system, Hublot’s Big Bang e smart watch merges classic horologic luxury with the power of a Snapdragon Wear 3100 processor to deliver powerful and customized tracking, seamless connectivity, and crisp visuals. It measure 42mm in diameter and will be offered in a titanium or ceramic case version. No release date has been announced yet.

Zenith Goes Back In Time with Chronomaster Revival Manufacture Edition at werd.com

Zenith Goes Back In Time with Chronomaster Revival Manufacture Edition

The story of the Zenith El Primero chronograph goes back many decades and involves a designer who’s unapproved designs & toolings were stashed in the attic at the Swiss manufacturer. The new 38mm Zenith Chronomaster Revival Manufacture Edition celebrates the unearthed design and mimics the brands’ iconic A386 model, featuring 3 overlapping subdials and a numerical date window. It is powered by the El Primero movement with a 50-hour power reserve.

Bell & Ross Introduce Aviation-Inspired BR 03-92 HUD Automatic at werd.com

Bell & Ross Introduce Aviation-Inspired BR 03-92 HUD Automatic

Military and aeronautical inspiration has come to define the Bell & Ross brand, and the limited edition BR 03-92 HUD is true to form. Many of today’s cars feature a “heads-up display” but the technology was first used in fighter jets. With its green tinted sapphire crystal and Super‑LumiNova C3 luminesence, its bright digital appearance mimics the look of a cockpit HUD. It features a 42mm ceramic case and is powered by a calibre BR-CAL.302 automatic movement.

Bulgari Keeps It Cosmopolitan with Cities Special Edition 2020 at werd.com

Bulgari Keeps It Cosmopolitan with Cities Special Edition 2020

With a clean, classic design inspired by a vintage piece from the Italian brand’s extensive archive, the Bulgari Bulgari Cities Special Edition 2020 pays homage to iconic cities of the world, including New York, Rome, Tokyo, Dubai, Paris, Milan, London, Mexico City, & Ibiza. The sleek 41mm case features the city’s name etched on the bezel and comes with a collection of 12 original art prints created to celebrate an artist from each city.

Zenith’s Revival “Shadow” Merges Classic Style & Modern Stealth at werd.com

Zenith’s Revival “Shadow” Merges Classic Style & Modern Stealth

Legacy Swiss Watchmaker has once again returned to its archives to re-design and revive a classic. Based on an unreleased 1970s prototype, the new Chronomaster Revival “Shadow” is a blacked-out Limited Edition chrono powered by an El Primero 4061 automatic movement. Its slim, 37mm case is constructed of microblasted titanium with a dial that features a central chronograph hand, a 12-hour counter at 6 o’clock, and a 30-minute counter at 3 o’clock. It offers water resistance to 5ATM and boasts a 50-hour power reserve.