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These Watches Are Made of Beer Barrels and Seats from Yankee Stadium

These Watches Are Made of Beer Barrels and Seats from Yankee Stadium

Original Grain watches would be worth showing off even if they weren't made largely out of wood sourced from whiskey barrels, beer barrels, used Major League Baseball bats, stadium seats, ammunition crates, and all sorts of other materials one would never expect to find in a watch.
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Bandly Launches Knotty Line of Wooden Smartwatch Bands

Bandly Launches Knotty Line of Wooden Smartwatch Bands

Built with recycled wood and vegan leather, Bandly watch straps are meant to offer an eco-friendly alternative to the plastic, metal, and silicone constructions typical of most FitBits and Apple Watches.
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The Best Men’s Watch Gift Guide, From $10 to $1,000

The Best Men’s Watch Gift Guide, From $10 to $1,000

When choosing a watch as a gift, it's important to take into account not only the recipient's style but also their hobbies. To help you narrow down your search, we've selected some of the best watches ranging from a modest $10 to a pricey yet attainable $1,430.
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The Best Casio Watches For Men: G-Shock, Pro-Trek, and Edifice

The Best Casio Watches For Men: G-Shock, Pro-Trek, and Edifice

Casio dabbles in everything from electronic keyboards to cash registers. However, it's most recognized as a premiere maker of timepieces. Here are the best Casio watches for men suitable for any and every occasion, from a trip to the office or a trip to the beach.
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9 Best Seiko Watches for Men in 2022

9 Best Seiko Watches for Men in 2022

Japan's premiere watchmakers made a name for themselves by offering high-quality craftsmanship at a value. Here are the best Seiko watches for men.
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The Awake G7 Watch Makes Fishing Nets Fashionable and Sustainable

The Awake G7 Watch Makes Fishing Nets Fashionable and Sustainable

The Awake G7 watch represents a quantum leap in sustainable fashion technology and symbolizes France's exhortation for world leaders to join together in lessening their impact on the planet.
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Shinola’s New Detrola Watch Collection Is As Modern As It Is Colorful

Shinola’s New Detrola Watch Collection Is As Modern As It Is Colorful

A stylish yet heavy-duty watch is a hard find, and it's even harder to find one that also gives you the option of personalized color. The Shinola Detrola watch collection is the perfect blend of youthful design, quality craftsmanship, and long-lasting durability.
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The Best Men’s Skeleton Watches — No Bones About It

The Best Men’s Skeleton Watches — No Bones About It

Skeleton watches offer a mechanical timepiece that will have friends and foes alike asking for the time just to grab a glimpse of your exposed gears.
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This Luxury Watch Prototype was Inspired by Cory Richard’s Latest Mount Everest Exploration

This Luxury Watch Prototype was Inspired by Cory Richard’s Latest Mount Everest Exploration

The Cory Richards x Vancheron Constantin watch was designed to go the distance with renowned explorer and National Geographic photographer Cory Richards as he attempted his third ascent of Mount Everest.
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TACS Watches: Lifestyle-Inspired Design Where Form Meets Function

TACS Watches: Lifestyle-Inspired Design Where Form Meets Function

TACS is a Japanese brand creating watches that offer a unique perspective on both form and function. TACS is a lifestyle-inspired brand, meaning each watch serves its own purpose.
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Relive the ’90s with the Translucent G-Shock Skeleton Series

Relive the ’90s with the Translucent G-Shock Skeleton Series

Take your timepiece way back to the 1990s, when neon colors, wide legs, and clear technology were all the rage. The G-Shock Skeleton Series is just the thing you want on your wrist for some non-vintage throwback style.
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Mido Releases 3 Watches for Under $1,000 in the Multifort Patrimony Line

Mido Releases 3 Watches for Under $1,000 in the Multifort Patrimony Line

The Multifort Patrimony collection from Mido watches features everything a luxury watch should have: a vintage appearance, lasting, durable materials, and next-generation automatic movement.
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Casio G-SHOCK Unveils New Colorful, Ultra-Durable Watches

Casio G-SHOCK Unveils New Colorful, Ultra-Durable Watches

These new time-telling gadgets achieve their sturdiness via a special Carbon Core Guard Structure, which is essentially a carbon fiber reinforced resin case outfitted with stainless steel detailing.
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H. Moser & Cie. Unveils a Trio of Jaw-Dropping (and Wallet-Busting) Watches

H. Moser & Cie. Unveils a Trio of Jaw-Dropping (and Wallet-Busting) Watches

Haute horologist H. Moser & Cie. recently released a triumvirate of tantalizingly beautiful and complicated watches that will both make your jaw drop and your wallet cry.
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Timex is Bringing Watch-Making Back to the U.S. with Its American Documents Collection

Timex is Bringing Watch-Making Back to the U.S. with Its American Documents Collection

Timex has unveiled its first watch collection made in the U.S.: American Documents. With Minnesota leather straps, Massachusetts-made glass, and New England-forged bronze, these watches are as American as apple pie (and maybe more so).
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Grovemade’s Newest Timepiece Features a Bold Colorway and Watch Face

Grovemade’s Newest Timepiece Features a Bold Colorway and Watch Face

The Grovemade line of watches is subtly stylish, uniquely well-designed and very well-made. You're going to love the latest timepiece, the Grovemade Black Watch 01, for its distinctive face and bold color.
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Baselworld 2021: 6 Insane Watches that Made Our Heart Skip a Beat

Baselworld 2021: 6 Insane Watches that Made Our Heart Skip a Beat

We tried on six artistic watches on display at the Baselworld watch show that made our heart skip a beat, and that we'd love to wear again, if our bank manager was feeling very understanding.
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The Coolest Watches We Wanted (and Wore) at Baselworld 2019

The Coolest Watches We Wanted (and Wore) at Baselworld 2019

Choosing just six of the "coolest watches" at Baselworld 2019 was an almost impossible task because, well, ALL the watches are cool there. Here are a few we really didn't want to take off.
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Check Out the Bold and Beautiful New Watches from Adidas Originals

Check Out the Bold and Beautiful New Watches from Adidas Originals

The new Adidas Originals watch collection seeks to declutter the over-technologized aspect of the modern watch. The bright colors and spare, nostalgic aesthetics free the mind, inspiring you with the ethos of a simpler time.
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Timex x Todd Snyder Mid-Century Watch Stands Out By Throwing It Back

Timex x Todd Snyder Mid-Century Watch Stands Out By Throwing It Back

The functionality and timeless appearance of the Todd Snyder X Timex mid-century watch meshes with every outfit, from casual sweat pant days to your everyday suit attire.
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Tag Heuer’s Aquaracer Nightdiver Watch Is Laid-Back Luxury at Its Finest

Tag Heuer’s Aquaracer Nightdiver Watch Is Laid-Back Luxury at Its Finest

While many high-end timepiece brands offer watches in the $5,000-plus range, it's rare to find one for half the cost, let alone one that offers everything the higher-priced watches feature. That's where Tag Heuer's Aquaracer Nightdiver watch comes in.
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Upgrade Your Wrist For Winter: Introducing the Casio G-SHOCK G-STEEL Watch

Upgrade Your Wrist For Winter: Introducing the Casio G-SHOCK G-STEEL Watch

Finding the right watch is a tricky endeavor. That’s where the reliable Casio G-SHOCK G-STEEL line comes into play. Balancing weather-ready durability with the type of style that won’t look out of place this holiday season, the GSTB100XA-1A is the watch you need to get on your wish list.
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Zodiac Pays Tribute to Iconic Diver Watches with Vintage-Inspired Collection

Zodiac Pays Tribute to Iconic Diver Watches with Vintage-Inspired Collection

A legacy of innovation continues today with the release of Zodiac's Super Sea Wolf Collection. Built with adventure seekers in mind, these watches pay homage to their vintage ancestors in their look and feel, but their function has been reimagined.
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Casio Announces New G-Shock X Gorillaz Watch Collection

Casio Announces New G-Shock X Gorillaz Watch Collection

The G-Shock X Gorillaz collaborative watches combine two of the world's most recognizable entities into one stylish and sensational timepiece collection.
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Watch Out: 4 Luxury Watch Trends to Follow in 2018-2019

Watch Out: 4 Luxury Watch Trends to Follow in 2018-2019

SVP and Brand President for Grand Seiko, Brice Le Troadec, sat down with The Manual and shares his top luxury watch trends for F/W 2018-19. Plus, new 2018 watch recommendations based on those trends.
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The Tacs AVL II Is a Classic Watch Conceived Through the Lens of a Camera

The Tacs AVL II Is a Classic Watch Conceived Through the Lens of a Camera

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Kapten & Son Watch Review: Simple and Elegant

Kapten & Son Watch Review: Simple and Elegant

Though there are dozens of different wristwatches to choose from, selecting the right Kapten & Son watch for your wrist is remarkably simple.
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Crown and Caliber Is the StockX of Luxury Pre-Owned Watches

Crown and Caliber Is the StockX of Luxury Pre-Owned Watches

Hamilton Powell, CEO of Crown & Caliber, tells The Manual why he started a company that helps buyers and sellers of premium luxury watches and why it's a great idea to buy pre-owned timepieces.
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A Lesson in Form and Function with the Timex X Todd Snyder Beekman Watch

A Lesson in Form and Function with the Timex X Todd Snyder Beekman Watch

Inspired by a retro chrono from the Timex archives, the Timex X Todd Snyder Beekman Watch is a modernized version of an old-school, racing tachymeter timepiece. Able to calculate the speed of passing object, this watch can tell you the time and how fast those racing cars are going.
Fossil Q Venture HR in Brown Leather

Fossil’s New Smartwatches Will Make Your Heart Beat Faster — and Show You, Too

Fossil’s New Smartwatches Will Make Your Heart Beat Faster — and Show You, Too

Fossil has announced two new smartwatches that include a heart rate sensor, NFC, GPS, and a high level of water resistance. The Q Explorist HR is for larger wrists, while the Q Venture HR is for smaller ones.
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The Timex x GREATS Bayman Will Be Your New Favorite Watch

The Timex x GREATS Bayman Will Be Your New Favorite Watch

Your new favorite watch is going to come from an unexpected source: the purveyors of some of your favorite sneakers on the market. That’s what the new Timex x GREATS Bayman represents —a blending of a classic watch brand with a quickly growing footwear company.
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Vero Watches Put a Modern Spin on a Retro Style

Vero Watches Put a Modern Spin on a Retro Style

Vero watches began in Portland, Oregon, in 2015 with the dream of building quality timepieces out of as many American made components as possible. Three years after founding, the Vero Watches is finally hitting its stride with the release of the 36 Hand Wound Rally and the 36 Hand Wound Sunset.
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Timex and Todd Snyder Have Done It Again with Exclusive Marlin Blackout Edition Watch

Timex and Todd Snyder Have Done It Again with Exclusive Marlin Blackout Edition Watch

The Timex X Todd Snyder Marlin Blackout, with its glossy, lizard-grain genuine leather strap paired with a minimalist black face with Dali-like numbers, can be worn with everything from a white polo and shorts to a gray suit to a tuxedo.
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Nixon Watches Are a Fine Choice for a Gentleman’s First Quality Timepiece

Nixon Watches Are a Fine Choice for a Gentleman’s First Quality Timepiece

Nixon watches bridge the gap between the cheap, functional watches and pricier, luxury chronometers. For this reason, these watches are the perfect investment for a man looking to upgrade his timepiece without spending too much money.
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This MVMT Revolver Watch Sold Out in Less Than a Day

This MVMT Revolver Watch Sold Out in Less Than a Day

Direct-to-consumer watch maker MVMT released its latest collaboration with adventurer and Instagram celebrity, Sam Kolder: The MVMT Revolver Kolder Edition. This timepiece is so stylish, clean, and cool, it sold out in less than a day. Put your name on the waiting list and catch it on the next round.
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Forget Clocks: This Giant Robotic Sundial is the Coolest Timepiece Ever

Forget Clocks: This Giant Robotic Sundial is the Coolest Timepiece Ever

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Style Essentials: Classic Men’s Clothing You Need in Your Wardrobe

Style Essentials: Classic Men’s Clothing You Need in Your Wardrobe

From the cowboy boot to the blue jean, Americans have been at the forefront of classic men's clothing since the beginning of the 20th century. As we round out the second decade of the 21st century, we pay homage to time-honored American style with this roundup of the essential fashion pieces for men.
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William Wood Watches Are as Affordable as They Are Refined

William Wood Watches Are as Affordable as They Are Refined

The elegant simplicity of William Wood Watches catch the eye, and the detailing keeps it there. We took a Peacock Edition for a test-run and walked away with a better understanding of affordable luxury.
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Take a Closer Look at the Best New Tag Heuer Watches for Men

Take a Closer Look at the Best New Tag Heuer Watches for Men

Tag Heuer’s new collection, launched at Baselworld 2018, is packed full of very tempting timepieces. Four watches in particular stood out to us, so we asked to get a closer look. Here's our review of the best new Tag Heuer watches for men.
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Whatever Sport You Love, There’s a Watch for It at Baselworld 2018

Whatever Sport You Love, There’s a Watch for It at Baselworld 2018

Whether it’s motorsport, diving, running, aviation, or even football; there is a sports watch to match. We’d have happily walked away from Baselworld 2018 with an example of each, but here we highlight just our top favorites.
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How Filippo Loreti Offers Luxury Watches at a Surprisingly Affordable Price

How Filippo Loreti Offers Luxury Watches at a Surprisingly Affordable Price

To hear the folks from Filippo Loreti tell it, the brand's fine timepieces are worth a thousand dollars yet priced at only a few hundred. How do they do it?
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Keep Your Luxury Watch in Pristine Condition with these Simple Steps

Keep Your Luxury Watch in Pristine Condition with these Simple Steps

How you care for your luxury watch is as important as the timepiece itself. We spoke to Hamilton Powell, CEO and founder of online watch marketplace Crown & Caliber, about watch repair and maintenance.
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Parmigiani Fleurier Unveils Stunning Tonda 1950 Annual Calendar Watch

Parmigiani Fleurier Unveils Stunning Tonda 1950 Annual Calendar Watch

Parmigiani Fleurier has finally introduced the next iteration in its Tonda series. Meet the Tonda 1950 Annual Calendar watch, a complicated timepiece with separate displays for a retrograde calendar and moon phases.
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The Timex Waterbury World Time Watch Pays Tribute to Tradition

The Timex Waterbury World Time Watch Pays Tribute to Tradition

The Timex Waterbury world time watch exemplifies the Connecticut-based brand's longstanding tradition of innovation and timelessness. 
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Eleven James Gives You Access to Incredible Watches Without an Incredible Price Tag

Eleven James Gives You Access to Incredible Watches Without an Incredible Price Tag

Eleven James has hundreds of watches available through a monthly lending model. You simply pick a membership to fit your budget and the watches you like.
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A Rugged Watch with a Modern Twist

A Rugged Watch with a Modern Twist

The G-STEEL collection from G-SHOCK keeps the reliable technology of the original, but takes that functionality to another level with its aesthetic & design
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Shacksbury Cider Launches Special Release Honoring Paul Newman

Shacksbury Cider Launches Special Release Honoring Paul Newman

The Shacksbury cider company released a one-of-a-kind cider that, like the late Paul Newman himself, gives back to charity.
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The Lake Erie Monster Limited Edition is Shinola’s First Self-Winding Dive Watch

The Lake Erie Monster Limited Edition is Shinola’s First Self-Winding Dive Watch

Shinola's first ever self-winding dive watch, The Lake Erie Monster, just launched — and it looks just as good on the street as it does under the water.
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Death-defying Daredevils at the Breitling Huntington Beach Air Show Blew Over a Million Minds

Death-defying Daredevils at the Breitling Huntington Beach Air Show Blew Over a Million Minds

The 2017 Breitling Huntington Beach Air Show flew into the history books with a record crowd and death-defying flights from some of the best pilots.
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The 40th Anniversary Timex Easy Reader Will Be Your New Favorite Watch this Season

The 40th Anniversary Timex Easy Reader Will Be Your New Favorite Watch this Season

The simple, sharp, and limited-edition Timex Easy Reader — which is celebrating its 40th anniversary — is the stylish watch you need on your wrist now.