Shinola’s Lower Cost, Limited Edition Detrola Collection

Seven charismatic styles that reinforce the mission of the Detroit brand

Shinola‘s new Detrola collection successfully indulges the brand’s playful side. From bright, charismatic colorways to premium but sometimes unexpected materials, the seven-piece series comprises modern, personality-driven watches. Inside, the timepieces feature a Detroit-built Argonite 705 Quartz movement (visible through the exposition caseback on some models). Outside, a high-grade TR90 resin case pairs with K1 scratch-resistant mineral crystal and flexible silicone straps. The latter is lightweight, …

Alvieri’s Well-Priced Moon Phase Watches

From a convex dial ring to guilloche patterning, an altogether nuanced timepiece under $200

As far as functional design flourishes go on watches, there’s not much quite as charming as the moon phase—an indicator on watch dials that conveys the waxing and waning of the moon in a 29-day cycle. This feature most frequently appears on highly complex, pricy timepieces, but thanks to debuting watch brand Alvieri, there’s a reasonably priced option available. On Kickstarter now (and already fully …