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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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 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.
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.
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.
CNC-machined from aerospace-grade titanium, the Gray Cyber Watch transforms your Apple Watch Series 5, adding dimension and depth to all that iOS tech. This titanium “case” features a mechanically textured surface finish and comes with a black FKM watch band.
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.
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.
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.
The forthcoming GST-BS300 is the latest and soon-to-be greatest G-Steel timepiece from G-Shock. The new model combines digital and analog functions in its battle-proven Carbon Core Guard steel case. Bluetooth connectivity, Tough Solar power feature, and a full array of alarm and timing functions. No details yet on release date or pricing.
The new TAG Heuer Connected merges the highest standards of quality and timeless design with a select range of connected capabilities that make this WearOs-powered timepiece as smart as it is stylish. With its 45mm stainless or titanium case, the 3rd-gen Tag Connected features a flush, scratch-resistant OLED touchscreen, customizable faces & functions plus Google Pay, Google Translate, email and message notifications, plus other app functions for both iOS and Android users.
Inspired by Bulova’s 70s-era dive watch models, the new Chronograph A “Surfboard” limited edition is a 38mm stainless steel 5-hand automatic chrono powered by a Swiss Made movement with 27 jewels and 48-hour power reserve. The name is derived from the surfboard shaped oval on the dial surrounding the two sub-dial counters. Fittingly, the watch is also waterproof to 200 meters. Pre-order now as only 350 “Surfboards” will be produced, each individually numbered.
If you’re on the hunt for a timepiece that looks cool but doesn’t really do much, the Solid State Watch might just be it. It’s a Casio F-91W movement permanently cast into a transparent resin case. No buttons, no functions, no light, and no changing that 10 year battery. All it does is tell the time. Maybe that’s all you need. And because each watch is individually cast in clear resin, there are small imperfections that make every Solid State watch unique. A funded Kickstarter.
They call it the “silent killer.” High blood pressure & hypertension are a leading risk factor for stroke, heart attack, & kidney failure. If you’re trying to manage these conditions, the Blood Pressure Smartwatch could really be a lifesaver. With medical-grade accuracy, it delivers continuous blood pressure monitoring as well as an HRV + SpO2 analysis monitor, plus fitness and sleep tracking. With the real-time data it sends to a dedicated app, you’re better able to monitor your blood pressure & manage medications. A single push-button control initiates your instant, anywhere/anytime blood pressure test. A funded Kickstarter.
The Ironman R300 is the first true smartwatch from Timex and it looks brilliant. With a color touchscreen, GPS-powered mapping, speed, distance, & sleep tracking and workout data management, it’s got all the features you expect from a powerful wearable. On top of all that, the R300 boasts a battery life of 25 days and it’s only $120.
Loaded with the brand’s best workout & adventure-focused features, Casio’s G-Shock GBD H1000 smartwatch features an LCD screen and advanced HRM that uses an optical sensor. It also delivers altitude/barometric pressure, compass bearing, temperature, acceleration, and of course, GPS. Data is organized and shareable with dedicated iOS & Android apps, and the battery life is about 14 hours. Available in April.