Miansai M12/M24


Miansai is expanding its watch line with new designs that feature Swiss and Japanese movements. Simple and elegant the watches feature clean dial designs and a variety of strap and case options and domed acrylic crystal faces.

Of the two styles, the minimalist inside of us is really attracted to the M24 model (above) with its simplified single hand dial. The M24 also features a Japanese movement, mineral crystal face, and just like its Swiss-based relative its got a handful of case variants and strap options.

$185-$495, Miansai


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Bremont Wright Flyer


While many watch companies can lay claim to the ultimate aviation watch, Bremont has a leg up on all of them with their new watch, the Wright Flyer. Behind the classic dial lies a pretty impressive detail, a piece of the muslin used from the 1903 Wright Flyer aircraft, yes, the world's first airplane.

The material, used to cover the plane, will be located on the rotor of the watch's movement. What's equally as special is that the movement will be the brand's first in-house and what better place to introduce it than this limited edition. The 25-jewel BWC/01 33.4mm Automatic will feature a Glucydur balance, Nivarox CT balance spring, a Nivaflex mainspring, and a 50+ hour power reserve. The case will come in three editions: steel, rose gold, and white gold. Each will be released in a limited run and are accessorized with an alligator leather strap.

Bremont (Via Hodinkee)

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Bell & Ross Vintage BR 123 GMT & 126 Insignia


Bell & Ross adds a couple new watches to its Vintage BR line: one is a style inspired by the aviation in the era of WWII and a much needed GMT for you frequent fliers out there.

The Vintage BR 126 Insignia (right) is a special edition of the all-black 126 Carbon that gets a splash of color with a red, white, and blue roundel insignia on the dial and matching stripes on the strap. The Vintage BR 123 GMT finally brings a dual timezone watch to the line with a clean dial accented with applied metal numerals and a bright orange 24H GMT hand.

Bell & Ross

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Devon RGM Mechanical Watch


Not familiar with Devon? The LA-based watchmaker made a big splash in the watch industry creating an unconventional watch that uses a patented system of "time belts" that display time in such a way that has to be seen to be believed.

The company is previewing the next evolution in that series with their new RGM Mechanical Watch. Debuting at next year's Baselworld show, the watch takes on a more traditional shape which surrounds Devon's innovative time belt system. No other details are available yet, but if their past releases are any indication this is sure to be one hell of watch.


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The Longines Avigation


Based on a style originally built for the British Army in 1949, Longines resurfaces this classic pilot watch with a brand new addition to the Heritage Collection, the Longines Avigation.

The watch is sized at 44mm in diameter like original timepiece and features their L704 automatic movement with a secondary 24-hr timezone that's indicated in red at the center of the watch. The watch also features a soft iron plate and dome that protects the watch from magnetic fields, Super-LumiNova markers, a British Broad Arrow stamp detail which is used in the UK to indicate government property (and military equipment), and a black alligator leather strap.


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Omega Speedmaster Mark II Rio 2016


Omega knows how to do co-branded merchandise right and that's evident with their new special edition Speedmaster Mark II that celebrates the upcoming 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The classic watch features sub-registers wrapped in silver, gold, and bronze to signify the Olympic Medals and the caseback is stamped with the official logo of Rio's 2016 Olympic Games. The watch features a stainless steel 42mm case and bracelet, anti-reflective sapphire crystal, water-resistance down to 100M, Omega's in-house 3330 movement with Co-Axial Escapement, and a power reserve of 52 hours.


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Edox HydroSub North Pole "Master Lock"


Edox brings it back to the '60s with a modern take on one of their original pieces, the Hydrosub North Pole "Master Lock." The cushion-cased watch features a Master Lock crown protector that slides up to reveal the crown and back up down to secure and shield it.

The 46mm watch features an automatic ETA 2824 movement, a unidirectional dive bezel, and a 60-minute dive scale. Luminous indexes are wrapped in orange for easy readability and when it comes to dive-worthiness it can reach depths down to 1,640 ft. The watch will be available in a limited edition of 350 pieces and will include a leather strap and metal bracelet.

$2900, Edox (via Professional Watches)

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Oris Big Crown ProPilot Altimeter


Oris's Big Crown ProPilot Altimeter is a watch designed for all the Lindberghs and Edmund Hillarys of the world. It's a beast of a watch designed for performance and pilots and adventurers who demand a precision instrument.

The 47mm stainless steel watch is big and brawny with an anti-reflective sapphire crystal that gives you a crisp view of the utilitarian dial and features an altimeter that will display altitude as well as air pressure via the yellow and red indicators. Inside is the Oris caliber 733 which is a 26 jewel movement with a 38 hour power reserve. It also features a laminated carbon fiber altimeter hand and is available with a leather, textile, or metal strap.


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Hodinkee Horween Single Piece Straps


Always accessorizing your watches with the best accessories, the horology experts over at Hodinkee offer up their latest release, a single piece, Horween Shell Cordovan Strap.

What makes this different from the average leather strap? First of all, it's Horween Shell Cordovan so it's buttery soft right out of the box and it will still soften over time and break-in with a gorgeous patina. Not only that, they've simplified their edition by removing excessive hardware and materials for an elegant strap that you can easily slip through your watch bars just like a NATO. The straps come in 18mm or 20mm widths and comes in black, #8 Cordovan, and natural Cordovan.

$135, Hodinkee

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Seiko Prospex Kinetic GMT Diver


One of the strongest collection from the Seiko lineup in Japan is finally heading stateside with the 2014 US launch of the Prospex dive watch collection.

This year, one of the styles that you'll be wanting to get your hands on is the new Kinetic GMT Diver which made its debut at this year's Baselworld watch show. The tough tool watch will debut with a modernized version of the original's double case system and will be water resistant down to 200m with dimensional hour markers make for a clear, legible dial when under water. It also features a unidirectional bezel, dedicated GMT hand, anti-reflective sapphire crystal, and Seiko's automatic "Kinetic movement.


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