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July 2020 Lookbook: Independence Day Edition

July 2020 Lookbook: Independence Day Edition

Our monthly highlights on how we rock these timepieces!
Published by: Samuel Ng
Jul 04, 2020
Start this Independence Day off with a bang! Never miss a second of the spectacular firework displays on the 4th of July with these robust and reliable timepieces. Commemorate this occasion by treating yourself to these five outstanding watches of the finest qualities built with great functionality.

Make timeless memories with your loved ones this Independence Day with these splendid timepieces that never fail to astound. Sporting bold athletic designs and outstanding functionality, the stunning grandeur of these watches may just steal the spotlight from the dazzling fireworks lighting up the night sky!

Seiko Prospex Hybrid Diver "Arnie" Black Ref. SBEQ001

Celebrate the 4th of July like a star with the Seiko Prospex Hybrid Diver “Arnie” Black, a remake of the Seiko H558-5009 model spotted on the wrist of popular actor and professional bodybuilder Arnold Schwarzenegger in the 18th century action films, Commando and Predator. Get in on the action with this timepiece nicknamed “Tuna” because of its outer-shroud that closely resembles a tuna can.
Measuring 47.8mm in diameter, this Ana-Digi diver is powered by Seiko’s H851 calibre. With an analogue time display and a digital alarm chronograph adjusted through the compressor-style pushers at the left side of the case, this timepiece leaves no stone unturned with all the essential functionality add-ons, including an internal high-brightness LED that lights the watch up beautifully.

Boasting a 200m water resistance, the “Arnie” Black is a faithful remake of Seiko's first dive watch that features a digital alarm chronograph with a combination analogue display. Robust and reliable, this timepiece is the epitome of hybrid divers. To complete its futuristic vintage tool watch look, this diver comes with a soft silicon rubber strap that offers maximum comfort.

Glycine Combat SUB 42 Vintage Black Ref. GL0261

A throwback to textured dials, a common look in the early 60s, the grainy matte black dial of the Combat SUB 42 Vintage Black graces it with a rugged look. Powered by a GL224 Swiss automatic movement operating at 28,800 bph (4 Hertz), this military diver has an enduring power reserve of 38 hours. As its name suggests, this timepiece is ready to combat the challenges of the day with its hardy 316L stainless steel diver case.

Protected by a flat sapphire crystal with three layers of anti-reflective coatings on its underside, the Combat SUB Vintage Black flaunts a red date display at its 4 o'clock. Contrasted by a black background, this date display accentuates the golden markers on its blue bezel insert. This timepiece sports the classic handset aesthetic characteristic of Glycine's divers and comes with a Glycine signed stainless steel bracelet with a flip lock and push-button clasp.

With a water resistance of 200m, this dive watch tirelessly watches over your exhilarating underwater adventures. What sets the Combat SUB Vintage Black apart from other divers is its unique downward-curving lugs that wrap snugly over your wrist. Treat yourself to this tactical hand-finished timepiece crafted by Glycine that will be the envy of your family and friends.

Glycine Combat SUB 42 Vintage Blue Ref. GL0260

Blue is the new black! Presenting the Combat 42 SUB Vintage Blue, a handsome timepiece that draws inspiration from the colours of the ocean. Dive deep with this dive watch which features a water resistance of 200m. Powered by a GL224 Swiss automatic movement, this diver shares all the impressive properties of the Combat 42 SUB Vintage Black.

Instead of a black background, this timepiece sports a red date display against a white backdrop at its 4 o'clock. This date display matches the triangle pip on its bezel as well as the "SUB 20 ATM" text on its dial. Furthermore, its blue textured dial lavishes this watch with a sporty look, which reflects the classic design of combat watches crafted by Glycine back in the 60s.

The Combat SUB Vintage Blue comes with a 316L stainless steel metal bracelet that fits comfortably over most wrist sizes. With a full satin finished case that gives this timepiece a sleek military look, there truly is no SUB for this diver!

Ball Watch Co. Engineer Hydrocarbon Racer Chronograph Silver

Explore the depths of the sea and conquer the corners on the race tracks with the Engineer Hydrocarbon Racer Chronograph Silver crafted by Ball Watch Co. With 15 tritium gas tubes in its handset and dial which are the trademark of timepieces crafted by this renowned American-Swiss watchmaker, the 42mm chronograph allows for optimal legibility in the dark. Furthermore, this watch is powered by the RR1401-C automatic calibre made by Ball Watch Co. which has a Chronometer Certification (COSC) and a 42-hour power reserve.

What makes the Hydrocarbon Racer Chronograph stand out from other chronographs is its signature lock system which guards against accidental manipulation. This watch has a panda face with a silvery-white main dial contrasted against two snailed black subdials that add depth to its design. Matching the monochromatic theme of this timepiece are the shiny metallic accents on its sword hands that allow for a clear time display at a glance. Sporting a ceramic tachymeter bezel marked with clear graduations, the chronograph boasts a 100m water resistance.

Adding to the glamour of this watch is a tapered stainless steel bracelet with a patented folding buckle and extension system that elevates its classy look. Be on the ball with the trendy athletic design of Ball Watch Co.’s Hydrocarbon Racer Chronograph that never seems to go out of style!

Ball Watch Co. Engineer Master II Skindiver Heritage - Ltd Ed

Indulge in the exquisite design of the Engineer Master II Skindiver Heritage powered by the Ball RR1102-C automatic calibre which operates at 28,800 bph. This watch has a diameter of 42mm, a lug width of 22mm and an impressive 40-hour power reserve. Marvel at the sapphire crystal transparent case back which gives you a front-row seat of the action behind this skindiver, literally!

In stark contrast to its matte black dial, its second hand features a yellow tip that allows for enhanced readability. Fixed with a screw down Ball signed crown, the Master II Skindiver Heritage has a water resistance of 200m. This watch is also fitted with 31 micro gas tubes on its bezel, handset and dial which allow for excellent night reading capability. These tritium gas tubes emit a gorgeous green glow except for the ones in its 12 o’clock marker that glow orange in the dark.

Showing off a satin brushed and polished case back, this skindiver is complemented with a stainless steel bracelet. Fitted with an anti-reflective domed sapphire crystal, the Master II Skindiver Heritage exudes the intoxicating masculinity of a gentleman. Be it for family reunions, barbecues with your close friends or even on a date with that special someone, this watch is suitable for any occasion.

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