COOL HUNTING + Isotope’s Limited Edition GMT 0º Watch

Independent brands unite for a wristwatch with a charitable component

“We wanted to bring a burst of colorful optimism to the dial for the wearer and anyone who might glimpse it,” says Josh Rubin, co-founder and executive creative director of COOL HUNTING, regarding our new collaborative wristwatch. Working with Isotope founder José Miranda, Rubin customized the independent watch brand’s groundbreaking GMT 0º design, layering buoyant colors and complementary accents. A bright, bold piece was born—underscored by …

Interview: Isotope Watches Founder José Miranda

An independent British wristwatch brand introduces its latest innovative timepiece

To be a well-priced independent watch brand in an industry defined by luxury holding companies requires vision, passion and patience. José Miranda, founder of Isotope Watches, possesses all three. His portfolio of innovative designs—which began with the visceral Rider Jumping Hour, continued with the sporty but refined Goutte d’Eau Compressor Diver and now advances with the GMT 0º—doesn’t look like that of others. There are elements, of course, drawn …