1970s Heuer Mappamondo
on 07 May 2007
by Ami Kealoha
by Kyle Small Tokyoflash is famous for making unique and unusual watches, pushing the limits of time telling. We often find the light shows a little too flashy but the mix of retro styling and an innovative display make the Zero-G appealing. With...
Zenith El Primero Zero-G Multi-Dimensional Tourbillon
A new top-of-the-line Zenith is debuting at Baselworld 2008 in April. This limited edition all-black PVD coated El Primero Zenith Zero-G Multi-Dimensional Tourbillon will start around €350,000 ($500,000+).
BRM Gold Manufacture Birotor BRT-3
Automotive-themed, with a case, lugs and clasp made of rose gold and featuring BRM's in-house movement, the new Manufacture Birotor BRT-3 is quite the stunner. As Horomundi explains, it's "very much in the spirit of the modern watch world...
Hysek Colosso Watch
Perhaps the next James Bond villain with plans to dominate the planet can use this newly announced Hysek "Colosso" to time his greedy destruction. The most obvious tool is the crystal pustule filled with a dimensional earth that rotates...
Casio's new watch shimmers like your bike seat in the '70s
by Josh Rubin
Unveiled today among a wide range of new models and styles, the GLS5600 reinterprets a Casio classic with specular surface treatments. The plastic band and casing have subtle a pearlescence, while the dial has a stronger, opal-toned pop. True...
Seiko Moving Design Collection: The Discus
Seventies-inspired mechanical digital watches keep rotating into modern designs, including this "Discus" from the Seiko Moving Design Collection. It features a jumping hour display of spinning discs through a porthole viewer, all under a...
Uniform Wares Watch
by Brian Fichtner
Ever on the lookout for a clean, no-nonsense watch, the inaugural collection by London-based design and manufacturing company Uniform Wares gets our vote of design distinction. The style, inspired by the form and graphic detailing of British industry...
Holly Fulton SS2010
Designer duds that beckon the spirit of classic New York City architecture and Art Deco decor
by Laura Neilson
Following her eponymous label's dazzling debut last fall, London-based fashion designer Holly Fulton has been on one stellar ascent. In keeping with the momentum, her current Spring/Summer 2010 collection delivers a fantastically vivid flashback...
Suigeneric Watch Straps
Josef Albers-inspired stripes and leopard prints in an inaugural collection of waxed cotton watch straps
by Nara Shin
While a watch face may be timeless (pun not intended), over the course of changing seasons a watchband can wear out or its novelty can wear off. Fresh off the digital printing press in Seoul, South Korea are Suigeneric watch straps, featuring vivid...
Vivetta Autumn/Winter 2010
Cheeky party frocks, Harlequin motifs and exaggerated curves from up-and-coming Italian designer Vivi Pontì
by Paolo Ferrarini
One of the more interesting emerging fashion designers currently coming out of Italy, Vivì Ponti uses typically traditional materials and processes for her line of blouses, dresses and jackets. Designed under the moniker Vivetta, the collection...
Watches crafted from reclaimed planks
by Laura Neilson
Conceived in Italy but based in L.A., WeWood watches combine European craftsmanship with sustainably-minded materials to reinvent the average wristwatch—in wood. The budding brand offers up a line of tasteful Miyota-movement timepieces crafted...
Kevin Joo Hwang
A fisherman-inspired thesis project turns heads with gender-bending utilitarian chic
by John Ortved
Parsons grad Kevin Joo Hwang's thesis collection mixes a traditional menswear palette with a feminine take on early twentieth century Southeast Asian fishermen. The 25-year-old California native focuses on making wearable clothes, emphasizing the...