Tag Archives: Wrist Watch

G-Shock Joins Hands With Sankuanz For Limited Edition “Tundra” Watch

G-Shock lovers, take note. CASIO G-Shock has come together with Chinese fashion label Sankuanz to release a limited edition GA700. The GA700SKZ-7A, also referred to as “Tundra,” boasts a bold polar camouflage color scheme comprising of white, green and dashes of pink on the bezel and the band, conceived by Sankuanz design lead, Shangguan Zhe. The colors lent to the watch was said to be inspired by the snowy mountains and tundra found in the northernmost parts of the world and a representation of the Sankuanz’s designs feature in the brand’s latest collection. Continue reading G-Shock Joins Hands With Sankuanz For Limited Edition “Tundra” Watch

CASIO Marks 35 Years With Limited Edition G-Shock Wrist Watches

CASIO has unveiled a new collection of limited edition G-Shock wrist watches ahead of its 35th anniversary. The collection includes four existing G-Shock models, including GW500 (GW5035A-1), GG1000 (GG1035A-1A), GA700 (GA735A-1A) and GA100 (GA135A-1A), and a brand new model, GA800 (GA835A-1A), which will in matte black finish, especially developed in celebration of the brand’s 35th years. The watches will sports a gold IP band keeper with the words “SINCE 1983” and gold IP case back decorated with G-Shock 35the anniversary logo. Continue reading CASIO Marks 35 Years With Limited Edition G-Shock Wrist Watches

Superellipse: Luxury-look Mechanical Watch That Won’t Break The Bank

If you ever find yourself admiring your grandfather’s classy, minimalist timepiece where you were a kid, then my guess is, you will appreciate The Superellipse, a premium automatic watch by Singapore-based independent watchmaker, Jubileon. Lets be honest. Most watches look pretty much the same and while some watches try to outdo each other with complex designs, Superellipse takes on the minimal route taken old timepieces from the likes of luxurious brand name like Philippe Patek, Longines and Omega – just to pick out a few. Don’t believe? Just have a look yourself. Come on, you can’t deny the clean lines, minimal clutter dial face does feel a little nostalgia. Continue reading Superellipse: Luxury-look Mechanical Watch That Won’t Break The Bank

Canadian Watchmaker Managed To Pack A Slide Rule Into A Wrist Watch

In an age where smartphone rein supreme, you’d be hard pressed to find the need for any additional functions beyond time reading for a wrist watch. However, that will not make the Slide View Watch any less attractive (not even a little, really!). This new mechanical timepiece from Canada-based Caliper Timepieces has a few nifty tricks up its sleeve that, to be honest, you can easily get from a modern smartphone. But like I say, it is not going to affect my opinion about this beautiful timepiece. As you can see from the product images, Slide View Watch appears to sport two additional bezels with a bunch of indexes and numbers. Continue reading Canadian Watchmaker Managed To Pack A Slide Rule Into A Wrist Watch

Robert Geller Designed G-Shock Arrives In Stores In July For $420

You know CASIO G-Shock? Of course you know. Now, do you know Robert Geller? The German-born American fashion designer? Yeah, that dude who had previously partnered on five consecutive runway presentations at New York Fashion Week: Men’s. Well, if you are fan of both brands, or simply a G-Shock collector, you’d be glad that the two brands have come together to create a limited edition G-Shock watch under the G-STEEL line, said to be “inspired by the urban elements in Tokyo.” If you don’t already know, Geller has this thing for Japanese culture and have had spent the last ten years producing his label’s ready-to-wear collection in Japan. Continue reading Robert Geller Designed G-Shock Arrives In Stores In July For $420

This Gorgeous Chunky Diver Watch Has A Big-ass Interchangeable Bezel

Bear with me for a while for I maybe a little biased here. You see, like many modern homo sapiens, I have a penchant for wrist worn timepiece – particularly, those big-ass wrist watches and although I may not take to the deep blue as much (say hi to the sharks for me), I do appreciate quality diving timepieces as much as any regular diver. While divers love them for its practical intents, I just love the fact that it is huge and uncomplicated (unlike aviation examples). So, naturally, when a hat tip on a big, chunky diving watch called Heavy Armor from Hong Kong-based watchmaker, DELTAt (pronounced as ‘delta’ ’t’) dropped in our inbox, I knew I have to talk about it here. Continue reading This Gorgeous Chunky Diver Watch Has A Big-ass Interchangeable Bezel

CASIO’S NEW EDIFICE Timepieces Offer Accurate Time Thru Your Smartphone

Most traditional timepieces suffer from the same problem and that’s time accuracy. Some watchmakers get around this by designing watches that syncs with either GPS or atomic clock, both of which Casio has explored, but now the Japanese watchmaker has gotten smarter with its new EDIFICE timepieces, EQB501. Not because it uses Bluetooth SMART, but because that short range wireless connectivity module there, together with Casio’s Mobile Link Technology, allows the watch to connect to a smartphone at a push of a button. Continue reading CASIO’S NEW EDIFICE Timepieces Offer Accurate Time Thru Your Smartphone

You Can Now Own A Watch Made Of Your Cat Or Dog’s Hair. No, Seriously…

Can’t get enough of one-of-a-kind wrist watch? Oh wait, there’s no such a thing – even if pay tens of thousands for a luxe brand, it is never one-of-a-kind. However, if you are willing to drop $199, Analog Watch Co. guarantees that you will have a one-of-a-kind timepiece, but the catch is, you will need have a furry pet, like a cat or a dog because the watchmaker will use your cat or dog, or whatever furry friend you have and use 2-4 ounces of its hair to create a truly one-of-a-kind timepiece. Yup, you heard it right. A watch made with cat or dog hair – specifically, your very own precious furry friend’s. Seriously, you can’t get anymore unique (and weird) then this, can you? Continue reading You Can Now Own A Watch Made Of Your Cat Or Dog’s Hair. No, Seriously…

This Automatic Timepiece Hits $1.1M On Kickstarter For Obvious Reasons

Wrist watch with square watch face is not new, but not many watchmakers can pull it off beautifully. In fact, we can only think of one: Bell & Ross, and just when we thought that’s it, we stumble upon the Rebel Automatic Chronograph Watch by LIV Watches. If you recall, LIV Watches made history when its Genesis X1-A Automatic Watch rolled in over a million in financial backing and watchmaker’s latest endeavor is also making quite a ding on Kickstarter with over a million in funding, making it the only Swiss watch to pass $1 million in sales on Kickstarter twice in a row. Continue reading This Automatic Timepiece Hits $1.1M On Kickstarter For Obvious Reasons

Venture Watch Achieves Perfect Fit With Ratchet Belt Watch Strap

When it comes to wrist watches, they are, well, just wrist watches. But not every view it so, some, for example, has frustration over the fitment of the watch on the wrist and if you are experience this frustration, you can either settle for a velcro-type strap, or you could go with the Venture Watch. What makes Venture Watch stands out from the horde of affordable timepieces by independent watchmakers is, it has ratchet belt watch strap that offers a zip tie style of securing with no less than 20 sizing options. That’s like more than double the sizing options a traditional strap has to offer. Moreover, Venture Watch’s ratchet strap has an increment of just 4 mm, as compared to the more sparsely spaced traditional strap which is 6 mm in between slots. Continue reading Venture Watch Achieves Perfect Fit With Ratchet Belt Watch Strap