Eight Stunning New Timepieces Ranging from the Accessible to the Aspirational

Recently released, impeccably designed watches, priced between $95 and $39,900

Our wrists remain a place for design, despite the tech world’s attempts to take over the area. The following eight watches reflect their brand’s meticulous design vision and technical capabilities. There’s plenty of diversity—from a retro-futuristic digital update to an affordable, bright and bold quartz, and an even ultra-thin and monochrome wonder. Prices commence under $100 and rise to well over $30,000. Regardless of cost, …

Breitling + Outerknown’s Surf-Friendly Superocean II Heritage 44

A watch made for the water, with sustainability as a priority

Although partnerships between professional surfers and watch companies remain ubiquitous (brands like Nixon, Swatch and Freestyle built their identities as the timekeepers of choice for surfers), Breitling continues to stake a growing claim as the first luxury manufacturer in the space. Breitling’s entrée commenced as the brand transitioned from family-owned to private equity-acquired in spring 2017. New CEO Georges Kern began cultivating a personal friendship …

Seven Exemplary Summer Watch Releases

Fancy or fun by way of bright colors, durable steel and more

As with many brands falling under the style banner, watch companies frequently release seasonal offerings to bolster their core collection. The summer season often sees a slew of new additions that warrant just as much attention as those coming out around milestone events—such as Baselworld, SIHH or the holiday period. And this year has been no different. From historic design houses to industrial designer collaborations, …