Happy Hour Timepieces: Watches that double as a bottle opener

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Thursday 6 March 2014

According to ‘Happy Hour Timepieces’, it’s always 5 o’ clock somewhere. And they make sure you don’t forget with these beautiful, beer-ready watches they’ve developed.

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Delicate and detailed watches by Richard Mille

Ralph Lagoi Reader Find

By Ralph Lagoi in New Design on Thursday 22 August 2013

Richard Mille is famous for producing watches that are as bling as they are detailed driven. Seeing their delicate gearwheels so thoughtfully and aesthetically arranged and layered on top of each other, all while staying well integrated to the overall design, is impressive and a joy to observe in motion as well. One can definitely […]

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Sleek Solaris watch design by Olivier Demangel

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in Tech on Friday 29 March 2013

Check out this sweet watch. It’s a design 007 himself would kill for. The Solaris Watch was designed by Olivier Demangel for the Tokyoflash company to run on solar power. It’s still only exists in theory. But wait a few more years and even you can wear this shiny piece of arm candy too. Watch the […]

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AÃRK Collective: stylish watches from Melbourne

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in New Fashion on Friday 22 February 2013

AÃRK Collective are an independent business based in Melbourne with the philosophy of creating well designed products that actually last. Split into three categories (classic, timeless and iconic), the watches are beautifully crafted: very clean and simple. Oh, and did we mention that the casings and bands have a matte satin finish which makes them […]

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Rolex redo their famous Explorer II model

Jeremy Fall Reader Find

By Jeremy Fall in New Products on Wednesday 14 November 2012

I’ve always been a huge fan of watches, especially vintage Rolexes. This year, Rolex decided to redo their Explorer II model and it reminds me of one of my favorite vintage models, the Steve McQueen Explorer II. There’s no doubt that the throwback trend has been going strong for a while in many different industries, and I’m happy that Rolex has decided to jump on the bandwagon by honoring its roots.

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Vintage Soviet wristwatches

Nick Zorn Reader Find

By Nick Zorn in New Products on Monday 12 November 2012

I recently stumbled upon the Etsy store Clockwork Universe and immediately became obsessed with mechanical wristwatches. They just make sense to me. In a society overwhelmed with non-durable high tech gizmos, a hand-wound watch helps take the edge off.

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PACMAN watches by Romain Jerome

Natasha Kowalski Reader Find

By Natasha Kowalski in New Design on Thursday 27 September 2012

Arcade games are making a comeback. And this time it’s in the form of exclusive watches. In association with NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc, RJ-Romain Jerome has designed a series of 80 watches, recently launched at the Colette store in Paris. C’est tres chic! Romain Jerome PAC-MAN watches are priced at $17,900. I’m just waiting for […]

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Stylish wooden watches by WeWOOD

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Fashion on Tuesday 7 August 2012

Founded in Italy in 2010, WeWOOD watches are available at Holt Renfrow, Neiman Marcus, and other retailers in North America. WeWOOD’s watches are crafted from recyclable and biodegradable remnant wood, and for every watch purchased, the company plants one tree.

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Ten Tackiest Things Only Super Rich Can Afford

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Fashion on Saturday 15 May 2010

Our friends over at Weird Worm have compiled a list of the Ten Tackiest Things Only The Super Rich Can Afford, with the following disclaimer: ‘If you’ve got it, flaunt it. A rule that the super-rich increasingly take to heart. Lest you thought rich people deserved respect, here’s a sample of what they’re spending their […]

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Design your own watch

Casper Johansson Reader Find

By Casper Johansson in New Products on Thursday 15 April 2010

The team at Toy Watch USA have unleashed the Jelly Watch: Mix and Match Men’s and Women’s watches, with a selection of colourful rubber straps, so you can design your own and be the coolest kid on the block.

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It’s time again: i-toc watches

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Products on Saturday 9 January 2010

Inspired by the unique digital clock apps created by the designer, Sean Zoega, the i-toc watch is a colorful physical manifestation of digital ideas featuring bespoke two-disc Japan quartz movement. The outer gradient displays the minutes while the inner gradient shows the hours. The rings interact, creating an ever-changing pattern of design and colour. We have them for sale in our online store.

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The Ray, the first eco-friendly watch

Katriane Hill Reader Find

By Katriane Hill in New Eco on Monday 2 February 2009

Quiksilver, the surfing apparel company, has just released what is being considered the world’s first eco-friendly watch. Made of sustainable ebony wood and running on automatic movement instead of batteries, this limited-edition watch is green down to the shipping of the raw materials. Every raw material used in making this watch is recyclable (the aluminum, […]

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TooLate watches

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Products on Saturday 6 December 2008

is it TooLate? Is it? Never! This Italian-made watch has a beautiful minimal design, comes in lots of colors, is water proof and goes for less than $30. Hot damn! 10,000 of them were sold in the first ten days after their release and half a million in it’s first year of distribution. Apparently the […]

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Chairman Mao waving arm watch

Francis Andrews Reader Find

By Francis Andrews in New Trends on Monday 1 December 2008

There’s ethnic tat, and there’s ethnic tat. On your first round-the-world trip, you’ll buy up the standard drapes, masks, bongs, drums, and so on. You’ll come back the proud bearer of rare and previously unseen items, before realising the exact same products are being sold in your local fairtrade shop. So on your next trip […]

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Tokyo Flash unleash their latest time keepers

Ari Stein Reader Find

By Ari Stein in New Products on Wednesday 1 October 2008

We have featured Tokyo Flash watches before but they recently launched a new generation of time keepers, which are innovative and ahead of its time [pun intended]. The first new watch is the Rogue, which has a vivid green LED light guide that presents the time through a labyrinth of connecting LCD blocks. The outer ring of small dots represents minutes, with every fifth dot being slightly smaller to distinguish five minute groups.

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