Paying homage to the elite U.S. Navy Pilot squadrons the “Royal Maces,” “Tophatters,” and “Blue Angels,” IWC’s Pilot Watch collection features 3 inspired designs showcasing the groups’ colors and logos. at 44.5mm, they all feature a zirconium oxide ceramic case and IWC’s own ceratanium used for lugs, pushers, and crown. Power comes from IWC’s 69380 automatic movement.
Past and future collide in the retro-futuristic G-Shock A100WE from Casio. Available in 3 metallic finishes, it features a chrome-plated finish and an inverted LCD display. The 70s-inspired design boasts an LED side-light for night visibility, plus stop watch, alarm, and day & date functions.
Equipped with an onboard altimeter, barometer and compass plus weather information, Suunto’s Core Alpha Stealth is a tough, functional sport watch optimized for outdoor adventure. Developed & tested in the harshest conditions in Finland, it meets MIL-STD-810 standards to withstand extreme pressure, heat/cold, shock, drop, freeze/thaw, rain, humidity and dust. A black NATO strap and backlit red-light display keep it stealth.
Smooth minimalism and the precision of Martin-Baker’s battle-tested aviation engineering combine to create a technically flawless automatic in Bremont’s newest Britain-built watch, the MB Savanna. With its 43mm Grade 5 Titanium case and BE-36AE movement, it is both lightweight & heavy-duty. Knurled lugs and a scratch-resistant matte coating keep it looking fresh through all you dish out. A skeletonized rotor and stepped windows in the case back showcase its mechanical movement.
Casio is celebrating a quarter century of the premium G-SHOCK MR-G collection with the limited Samurai Commander Armor. Inspired by the intricate armor worn by Samurais, the design was based on a specially commissioned Hana-Basara suit of armor from artisan Suzukine Yuzan. In addition to its armored exterior, the watch’s bezel is made of Cobarian, a cobalt-chrome alloy roughly four times harder than titanium. Only 400 of these warrior watches will be created.
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For the development of the sport-focused Endurance Pro, Breitling teamed up with experts from the legendary Ironman race. Merging an on-board HRM with classic Breitling chronometer design and the reliability of a Caliber 82 quartz movement plus a chronograph, the Endurance pro will go the distance in style.
Tonnerre is the French word for Thunder. Interesting name for a German-made watch powered by a Seiko Japanese movement. But that interval between thunder & lightning—that’s a nod to the classic telemeter scale that rings the dial; found in many a mid-century telemeter chronograph. The Tonnerre’s 38mm brushed stainless case and domed crystal sapphire, plus the vintage-inspired dial, brings timeless style to a solid modern design.
With its square & chunky 42mm case, the Bell & Ross limited edition BR-0392 Red Radar looks literally like something pulled from the cockpit of an aircraft. Though formidable, that signature square case is made of ceramic, so it’s light. Rotating discs on the dial align to tell the time. Only 999 will be made.
Bellroy’s Watch Strap elevates your Apple Watch with the look and feel of real leather. Available for both watch sizes, it comes in a range of colors. The underside of the strap is coated with a rugged polymer for durability and stability and is textured to reduce sweat build-up.
With its rugged, micro-blasted titanium case and matte green dial, Zenith’s 37mm Chronomaster Revival “Safari” is built to blend right in from the urban jungle to an actual one. Powered by an El Primero 400 Automatic movement, it features seconds at nine o’clock, a central chronograph hand, a 12-hour counter at six, & 30-minute counter at three.
Tudor’s Black Bay Ceramic is a 41mm chronometer featuring a full ceramic case and ceramic bezel insert, as well as an all-new, in-house movement. It also has the unique distinction of being the first Tudor to get METAS certification from the Swiss Federal Institute Of Metrology. Certification requires the watch be Swiss-made, COSC-certified, and pass a battery of precision and performance tests. Available now.
Designed for flawless function, the Titanium and Stainless Bands from Nomad Goods features classic looks for your new Apple Watch. With full titanium (or stainless) construction, it features adjustable links, integrated lugs, and a unique magnetic clasp for a modern touch. Available in black & raw stainless finish as well as with a DLC (diamond-like carbon) coating.
Seiko draws on 60s-era inspiration for its two newest Presage automatics. This pair of slim and sophisticated models in the Style 60s lineup include a simple time & date design and skeletonized variant with a 24-hour indicator. With multiple options for dial and case color, the 40.8mm designs also features vintage-effect details in the crystal and bezel.
Citizen is adding a whole lineup of new Star Wars watches to its 80s revival Ana-Digi Temp series. Following the Rebel Pilot and Trench Run models released in March, there are Darth Vader, Boba Fett, R2-D2, C3PO, Stormtrooper and BB-8 variants of the dual-mode watch coming later this year. Each design features the Star Wars logo and an illustration of the character engraved on the caseback.
The BR 03-92 Diver from French watchmaker Bell & Ross fuses the brand’s signature aviation-inspired design with military styling in this limited edition release. A matte black square 42mm case houses an olive drab ceramic dial that features Super-LumiNova C3 illumination for low-light readability. Waterproof to 300 meters. Choose from a black woven & rubber or rugged khaki fabric strap.
Equipped with advanced sleep tracking powered by Firstbeat Analytics, Garmin’s new 45mm Venu 2 (& 40mm Venu 2S) is a fitness-focused GPS-smartwatch that helps you make sense of your sleep patterns. It gives you REM & body movement data, as well as tracking pulse rate, blood-oxygen saturation, & breathing. Available in 2 sizes and a range of colors, it offers a new feature called “Health Snapshots” that lets you record and share key health stats. Calls, notifications, payments, & audio streaming are also right there on your wrist. Available now.
Cartier’s new Tank collection includes the brand’s first solar-powered watch. The SolarBeat Tank Must is a slim, square stainless automatic powered by SolarBeat movement. Light that passes through the Roman numerals on the face reaches the photovoltaic charging system to keep it moving. The wrist strap is made of non-animal leather—another sustainability cue from the luxury label.
Powered by the German watchmakers’ newest in-house movement, the NOMOS Tangente Update is a refined and streamlined automatic with a cool, Midnight Blue dial. The Calibre 6101 movement is unique for its date complication, featuring a ring of numbers at the dial’s edge which lights up the day of the month in glowing green.
With a dial cut from Namibia’s salvaged Hoba meteorite, the Rolex Cosmograph Daytona is a rare special edition based on the iconic 60s-era motorsports-inspired chronograph. Its slim, 40mm case is offered in white, yellow, or rose gold and is powered by a calibre 4130 movement that delivers 72-hours of reserve power.
Combining G-Shock’s rugged, all-weather construction with Google’s Wear OS platform, Casio’s all-new GSW-H1000 is the brand’s first G-Shock to use Wear OS. It boasts a full-color LCD display, GPS, sensor data, tracking for 15 dedicated sports & notifications are just a few of its functions. Battery life is not bad at 1.5 days—about .5 more than the Apple watch. Available May 2021.