Watches of New York Fashion Week: Men’s

Three new timepieces seen on wrists during SS18 previews, and well-timed exhibitions

With another fashion week passing through New York—this time dedicated to men—the city’s cultural consciousness briefly shifted to runway shows and presentations. Dozens of menswear brands and designers unveiled their SS18 looks and from Raf Simons to Landlord, EFM and Patrik Ervell we were given a glimpse at what the world might be wearing down the line. And in the midst of it all, every …

Dressing Up with G-Shock’s G-Steel Watches

Reasonably priced, technologically advanced stainless timepieces

When G-SHOCK first announced their upscale stainless steel range, G-STEEL, our first reaction was one of curiosity. When thinking on the brand, launched by CASIO in 1983, immediate associations tend to be: shock-resistant, sporty or outdoorsy. While the new range maintains resistance to shock (and water), all six pieces are more gentlemanly—crafted from stainless steel, with some incorporating resin bezels. After spending a week with …

Casio’s Surprising History of Smartwatches

When the Apple watch was released just two months ago, thousands lined up to obtain its futuristic functionalities, including music-playing and heart-rate-tracking. But what many don’t know is that lots of the buzzed-about features have been available for decades—most notably in the design-forward watches of Casio. As a nod to its rich and innovative design history, the Japanese electronics company is currently displaying its most …