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    IWC & Hodinkee Partner Up On a Lean, Limited Edition Pilot’s Watch at werd.com

    IWC & Hodinkee Partner Up On a Lean, Limited Edition Pilot’s Watch

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    Created for an exclusive partnership with Hodinkee, the limited Pilot’s Watch Mark XVIII “Hodinkee” Edition features a slim, 39mm case made of the brand’s proprietary alloy Ceratanium, which combines titanium and ceramic for a super-durable & lightweight construction. Powered by a Caliber 35100 automatic movement, it has a clean, uncluttered dial, black case and comes with a green embossed calfskin strap. Only 500 will be made.

    Get a New Panerai Submersible & Train with the Italian Navy at werd.com

    Get a New Panerai Submersible & Train with the Italian Navy

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    The latest in Panerai’s long line of Italian, Navy-grade dive watches is the 47mm Submersible Marina Militare. Available in two models, both powered by a P.9010 automatic movement, its formidable case is made of the brand’s composite Carbotech material with titanium case backs and dials that feature hours, minutes, sub-seconds, & date. The green accented LE model is limited to just 33 pieces, which also comes with a training experience alongside Italy’s elite Navy dive unit, the Comando Subaquei Ed Incursori (COMSUBIN), which also adds a bit to the price tag.

    IWC Adds 4 New Watches To Its Top Gun Collection at werd.com

    IWC Adds 4 New Watches To Its Top Gun Collection

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    IWC just released 4 new additions to its Top Gun line of premium, hardworking pilot’s watches. There’s a simple, 3-hand plus date automatic, a 44mm ceratanium double chrono, a desert camo Mojave edition chrono, and a traditional pilot’s chrono powered by the brand’s caliber 69380 movement. All feature stealth Top Gun branding on the case backs.

    Your Body Heat and a Solar Cell Power this Smartwatch at werd.com

    Your Body Heat and a Solar Cell Power this Smartwatch

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    The Matrix PowerWatch 2 is powered by your body heat and a solar cell. It features a color screen & GPS sensor plus an OS that supports Google Fit, Apple HealthKit, and Strava as well as can display 3rd party alerts from your Android or iOS smartphone. It is waterproof to 200 meters, has an integrated heart rate monitor, and sleep monitoring functions.

    Hermès & Hodinkee Team Up To Create Limited Edition Slim d’Hermès Automatics at werd.com

    Hermès & Hodinkee Team Up To Create Limited Edition Slim d’Hermès Automatics

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    Created by the luxury legacy brand’s timepiece-focused subsidiary, La Montre Hermès, the Slim d’Hermès automatic was first launched in 2015 and was an overnight success. Today, they’ve created 2 special limited-editions of 100 pieces in a special partnership with Hodinkee. One is a time-only, the other is a GMT model.  Both feature a slim 39mm case, a Vaucher-made caliber, and simple yet stunning Philippe Apeloig-designed typeface. The dials are a rich, deep blue with the seconds register in frosted silver, and the crystal is slightly smoked to give them a subtle vignette. The straps are alligator.

    Bang For Your Buck: The Corniche Heritage Chronograph at werd.com

    Bang For Your Buck: The Corniche Heritage Chronograph

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    With its polished ceramic dial and design details that hint at something like a classic Patek Philippe, the Heritage Chronograph from Corniche is a sleek 39.5mm timepiece that looks much more refined than its price tag suggests. It’s powered by a Seiko VK64, a hybrid “meca-quartz” movement that uses a quartz base to drive the mechanical chrono. Available in polished stainless or rose gold-plate finish.

    The Bremont Supersonic Celebrates An Aviation Icon at werd.com

    The Bremont Supersonic Celebrates An Aviation Icon

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    To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic British Airways Concorde, the Bremont Supersonic takes its inspiration from the supersonic aircraft that changed Transatlantic travel forever. The sleek 43mm manual watch even incorporates aluminum from the actual aircraft; a decorated ring visible through the case back. The strap is Concorde blue leather & only 500 of these commemorative models will be produced.

    Garmin’s Instinct Smartwatch: Lots of Bang for the Buck at werd.com

    Garmin’s Instinct Smartwatch: Lots of Bang for the Buck

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    The all-new and attractively priced Instinct Smartwatch from Garmin offers GPS, GLONASS, and Galileo satellite network location technology, heart rate monitor, daily stress tracking, calorie monitor, step counter, sleep tracker, and activity/goal alerts. There are swimming & cycling profiles as well as workouts, drills & loads of other sports metrics. It pairs with Android & iPhone devices, offers 40-hour battery life, and is waterproof to 100-meters.

    Casio’s GPR-B1000 is a Super-Size Adventure-Survival Smartwatch at werd.com

    Casio’s GPR-B1000 is a Super-Size Adventure-Survival Smartwatch

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    With a bombproof case that measures in at a whopping 60mm diameter, the Casio GPR-B1000 is a big watch built for big adventures. Optimized for hiking, trekking, and off-grid excursions, it features built-in GPS mapping, logging, and backtracking as well as compass, barometer, altimeter, and solar & wireless charging. It is dust, mud, and waterproof to 200 meters and links with a dedicated app that allows you to set goals & destinations and map routes.

    Alpina Introduces Aviation-Inspired Startimer Pilot Heritage at werd.com

    Alpina Introduces Aviation-Inspired Startimer Pilot Heritage

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    Swiss watchmaker Alpina has just introduced a new GMT pilot’s watch model into their Startimer lineup. This aviation-inspired automatic is highlighted by classic good looks and an equally attractive bang-for-buck pricepoint. The Startimer Pilot Heritage features a 42mm steel case, an AL-555 movement that delivers hours, minutes, seconds, GMT, and date on a dial available in 4 different finishes: grey, light blue, navy blue, and rose gold.

    Longines Travel-Focused Conquest V.H.P. Flash Setting Watch Syncs with Light at werd.com

    Longines Travel-Focused Conquest V.H.P. Flash Setting Watch Syncs with Light

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    The elegant Longines Conquest V.H.P. Flash Setting watch takes the brand’s  globe-trotting VHP technology a step further—allowing users to get fast & direct global time settings without wi-fi or bluetooth. The technology uses light sequences transmitted by the user’s smartphone flash to sync with the watch. Available in steel or black PVD finish, the 41 or 43mm case features a secondary time zone, hour, minute, second & date display.

    Hamilton Introduces Spy-Inspired Khaki Series Field Chrono at werd.com

    Hamilton Introduces Spy-Inspired Khaki Series Field Chrono

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    The Hamilton Khaki Series Field Auto Chrono is the official timepiece of Tom Clancy’s super spy Jack Ryan, as seen on the binge-worthy Amazon Prime show, on the wrist of John Krasinski. Powered by  a Swiss-made H-21 automatic movement, it features a PVD-coated 42mm stainless steel case on a knurled black rubber strap. It has a 60-hour power reserve and chronograph plus day-date functions.

    You Travel In Style, Your Watches Should Too at werd.com

    You Travel In Style, Your Watches Should Too

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    If you’re a man who travels with watches, this is how to do it right. The Moulded Oak-Tanned Leather Case Collection from Hodinkee offers elegant travel storage for your valuable timepieces. Constructed of premium brown leather, the cases are assembled with a high quality zipper and a soft blue suede interior, each side of the case has between one and four deep-set watch-shaped indentations and a cushioned liner. Watches are secured via a snap closure. Theses cases are available in sizes for 2, 4, 6, & 8 watches.

    Casio Introduces Dual-Display WSD-F30 Pro Trek Smart Watch at werd.com

    Casio Introduces Dual-Display WSD-F30 Pro Trek Smart Watch

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    The third and newest version of Casio’s Pro Trek Wear OS smart watch is the WSD-F30, which features a slightly smaller case and an improved display to make your adventures easier to navigate and track. The new dual-color OLED display uses a Multi Timepiece Mode that blends advanced graphic capability with energy-saving features that keep battery life intact while allowing users to view time, altitude, and atmospheric data, plus a color map that can be called up with a single button tap. The feature set and list of functions for this watch go on and on and on. Check it out.