A HYPEBEAST Guide to Watches: Part 1 – Why Do You Need a Watch?

EditorialComments ⋅ Jul 28, 2014
Before there was a “home’”screen button on the phone in every pocket and a digital clock in the corner of every computer monitor, the principle means of checking the time was a casual flick of the wrist. But the closer we move to embracin...

RETROSPECT: Rolex 5513 Matte Dial Submariner

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 28, 2014
Produced from 1966 to approximately 1984, Rolex’s 5513 Matte Dial Submariner with its no-date watchface is well-known to collectors. The nuanced past of the ref. 5513 is host to many interesting anecdotes, whether the various shifts and changes...

Bell & Ross Vintage BR 123 GMT & 126 Insigna

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 22, 2014
Renowned timepiece purveyor Bell & Ross has added two new models to its Vintage BR line, inspired by the development of aviation in the WWII era. We see a Vintage BR 126 Insignia, which is a special edition of the 126 Carbon featuring historic Br...

Mike D x Monster Children x Nixon Limited-Edition Supertide Watch

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 21, 2014
Riding the wave on his guest editor position with Australian publication Monster Children, rap pioneer Mike D teamed up with Nixon to create a limited-edition version of the Supertide watch. The collaboration was initially prompted by Mike D’s...

HODINKEE Takes a Closer Look at the Omega Speedmaster Apollo 11 45th Anniversary Limited Edition

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 20, 2014
With this year marking the 45th anniversary of  NASA’s historic Apollo 11 mission to the moon, Omega commemorates the July 20, 1969 achievement in the form of the Omega Speedmaster Professional Apollo 11 45th Anniversary Edition. Watch fanatics...

N.HOOLYWOOD x Casio G-Shock DW-5600NH-1ER

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 17, 2014
For its latest collaboration, Casio G-Shock teamed with Japanese fashion label N.HOOLYWOOD to release the DW-5600NH-1ER digital wristwatch. Resembling a military-specific “standard issue” timepiece, this mostly black watch features a resin band, mult...

Suunto Ambit3

TechComments ⋅ Jul 17, 2014
Suunto has revealed the successor to its Ambit 2: the Bluetooth-enabled Ambit3. The company’s first Bluetooth-enabled watch line, the Ambit3 watches are designed to work in tandem with the company’s Movescount iOS app to display text and...

Suunto Elementum Terra Stealth Watch

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 16, 2014
Finnish watch purveyor Suunto has released a long-awaited update to its Elementum Terra timepiece, eschewing the all-black look of the original in favor of a more subtle “Stealth” look. Perfect for both urban environments and the mountain...

Larsson & Jennings Limited-Edition Umbra Watch

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 14, 2014
Drawing inspiration from shadows of the concrete jungle in STHLM, Larsson & Jennings presents the new Ltd. Edition | Umbra watch. The darkest in the brand’s extensive collection, the Umbra is the successor to last season’s Svart silhouette and fe...

Richard Mille RM 56-02 Tourbillon Sapphire

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 11, 2014
Richard Mille’s RM 56 sees its latest evolution debut this summer with the introduction of the new RM 56-02 Tourbillon Sapphire from the luxury watchmaker. Marked by the “unprecedented use of sapphire to create transparent components̶...

Nixon Channels Tie-Dye and Play-Doh to Design the Marbleized Supertide

VideosComments ⋅ Jul 10, 2014
With inspirations ranging from mixed colors of resin used on surfboards, tie-dye and even Play-Doh, the special marbleized Supertide represents Nixon’s latest innovations with silicone – a material it has demonstrated its expertise with t...

Diesel Watches Keeps Time with Dapper Lou and Adam Gallagher

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 8, 2014
Teaming with an eclectic cast of bloggers that includes Andreas Wijk, Betan Style, Dapper Lou, Adam Gallagher and Viktor Frisk, Diesel presents a new selection of timepieces to match their hectic lifestyles. Consisting of two styles, the larger MR...

MVMT Watches 2014 Spring/Summer Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 8, 2014
Offering impeccable quality and style at an accessible price point, fashion start-up MVMT unveils its first collection of six watches. The watchmaker (pronounced “movement”) began as a crowd-funded initiative on Indiegogo, vowing to offer...

Omega Speedmaster Mark II Rio 2016

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 6, 2014
Forthcoming from Omega is the the Omega Speedmaster Mark II Rio, a commemorative edition marking the upcoming Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The stainless steel case and black watchface allow gold, silver and bronze dials to stand out, while the certifi...

Girard-Perregaux Traveller WW.TC Titanium DLC

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 2, 2014
The iconic Traveller WW.TC opts for an intense all-black look with the release of a new Titanium DLC version from Girard-Perregaux. Highly technical and sophisticated, the design houses a manufactured mechanical movement offering world times and chro...