The Evergraph. A Classic yet Modern Automatic by Xeric Watches


The Xeric Evergraph Automatic - Inspired by the past, designed for the future.


Nothing withstands the test of time better than great design. Ideas come and go, and trends fade, but something well-crafted will leave its mark forever.

The Watchismo Times is now 'The Minutes' - Check it out!


Be sure to come check out our new blog at The Minutes where you'll find features like the following and much more!

DOES YOUR WATCH HAVE BALLS?

The  Van Cleef & Arpels 'Midnight Planetarium Poetic Complication' by watchmaker Christiaan van der Klaauw, is a hypnotic astronomical timepiece bearing a miniature solar system that you can wear on your wrist. Ok, maybe the title of this post is a tad crass but the fact is the watches below have the balls to use spheres of [...]

the coolest wood watches EVER MADE

There is no denying mid-century design was particularly special for art, cars & furniture but also true for a variety of watch designs. It was a period of experimentation with minimalism, asymmetry and new materials which opened the door for the use of wood in timepieces. Introduced in the late fifties and [...]


PUTTING SOME STEAM BACK INTO STEAMPUNK

This week, we're revisiting an old friend, Japanese Steampunk watchmaker, Sueyoshi Haruo (also referred to as Haruo Suekichi), featured nearly a decade ago on The Watchismo Times blog. Having created thousands of custom built Steampunk watches, all nearly one of a kind and with completely hilarious mechanical functions like flapping leather dragon wings to celebratory noisemakers and [...]
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WHAT'S THE COOLEST WATCH NEVER MADE?

Far ahead of its time, the 1958 Patek Philippe Cobra concept watch was doomed.  Destined to torment space-age vintage watch collectors like myself, this watch exists only as a one-off prototype designed by renowned avant garde watchmaker Louis Cottier eight years before his death in 1966.  Unique for its linear time display and [...]
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ANDREW GRIMA'S UNUSUAL OMEGA & LED WATCHES 1969-76

Andrew Grima was a famous British mid-century modern jewelry designer, commissioned to create unusual one-of-a-kind watches for Omega and Pulsar in the 60's & early 70's. He was commissioned by Omega to create a highly aesthetic avant-garde collection called 'About Time'.  Grima was given a free hand and chose to stick to one principle: he would [...]

ARE WATCHES ART?

If you ask us, we wholeheartedly believe there has been a new genre of art forming over the past twenty years within the very exclusive world of independent horology.  That said, it's more about motion and machines as the medium but nevertheless, there are some important collaborations that have occurred with watch brands and [...]



THANK GOD IT'S SEVENFRIDAY

We've been watching  SEVENFRIDAY's growth in their fast & furious few years since inception...and we're hooked, especially the new collections & limited editions available in very small quantities. In pole position sits the  P3B/01 RACER, the newest from the original P Series. Undeniably forward thinking design up & down, inside and out. Hot on its heels is the [...]


WHAT DOES TIME IN THE 4TH DIMENSION LOOK LIKE?

22 Design Studio's elegant '4th Dimension' Watches feature a staircase of high tension concrete for the dial. From its sculptural time display to the custom shaped brass hands and perfectly styled leather straps, every detail of this wristwatch has been designed to show the beauty of the raw materials. This unique timepiece's tanned leather and [...]

New Vintage Inspired Fossil Drifter Chronographs & other Mechanical Watches

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A Treasure Trove of New Chronographs & Mechanicals

Vintage inspired, instrument minded, satisfyingly sporty and classically styled -- Fossil introduces a variety of chronos & automatic watches starting at just $135 -- available immediately at Watches.com.
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The Fossil Drifter Inspired by 1960s race cars, this new chronograph collection showcases the vintage spirit of the automotive sport.
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FOSSIL ME3127 NATE HAND-WOUND MECHANICAL DARK BROWN LEATHER
Mechanically inclined? Fossil has upped the wow factor with Nate'shand-wound mechanical movement and eye-catching construction. Exposing its workings from the inside out, a dark brown leather strap offsets its satin-finish indices, Arabic numerals and hands.
Hand-wound movements date back to the 16th century. A mechanical hand-wound movement must be wound by turning the crown, no batteries required!
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FOSSIL ME3130 DEAN AUTOMATIC ALL BLACK LEATHER
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FOSSIL ME3124 BREAKER REVEAL SPORT AUTOMATIC
Inspired by transparent scuba diving gear, this nautical-by-nature Fossil Reveal timepiece features a clear nylon resin case, a precise Japanese skeletonized automatic movement and rose gold-tone indices. Perfect for diving, it's water resistant up to 200m and strapped with a sporty silicone band. The unidirectional bezel functions as a dive timer so you can visually track how long you're under water. It comes in a see-through dive box with a true blue watch cuff.
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FOSSIL ME3118 PILOT 54 AUTOMATIC BROWN LEATHER
Inspired by the intricate flight instruments in a retro plane's cockpit, theFossil Pilot 54 automatic combines the best of vintage aviation with modern-day innovation. The rich leather and stainless steel case, featuring a military inspired trench-tinted dial, prove that this classic piece will withstand the test of time.
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FOSSIL ME3119 PILOT 54 AUTOMATIC TINTED DARK BROWN LEATHER
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FOSSIL JR1520 NATE ANALOG-DIGITAL BLACK LEATHER
X marks the spot when it comes to Fossil’s most innovative timepiece to date. They’ve upped the wow factor with Nate's analog-digital movement and eye-catching construction. Crafted in stainless steel with a gunmetal-polished dial, this high-performance leather watch offers a balance between military-inspired design and rugged styling.
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FOSSIL CH3039 SPORT 54 CHRONOGRAPH LIGHT BROWN LEATHER

New Brand Alert - AVI-8 Aeronautical Military Watch Collection

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Faster, Further, Higher...

New AVI-8 Aeronautical Watches

The best engineers, scientists, designers and pilots have combined over the years to produce cutting edge machines that were designed for the crucial purpose of a country's defense. Drawing on the absolute best in materials and resources, a series of iconic planes have emerged over the years that serve as a benchmark to look upon in man's progress in the sky.
The AVI-8 collection of mechanical timepieces seeks to honor both the aircraft and the untold story of the airmen who have dedicated themselves both in and out of the cockpit to bring these incredible machines to life.
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Ziiiro Watches New Black Snow Eclipse

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Glowing with Super-LumiNova®

New Black Snow Black Steel Mesh Ziiiro Eclipse Watch

Using a patented Swiss Super-LumiNova® pigment on watch dial and minute hand, the Eclipse watch offers day and night visibility with bright blue illumination in the dark. This watch glows in the dark with sufficient activation by sunlight or artificial light.
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New Nixon Regent II Watch Collections

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Standing the Test of Time

New Additions to the Popular Nixon Regent II Collection

Undeniably classic, the Nixon Regent II is flawless in its construction, timeless in its style and exudes understated cool in an understated size. A timeless 42 mm design that looked as worthy two generations ago as it will a generation from now.
Starting at just $250, the value of these Regent II watches with Swiss Made movements, stainless steel bracelets or American made Horween leather straps are easy to justify adding to your collection.

New 4th Dimension Concrete Dial Watch by 22 Design Studio, the Harbour Edition

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New 4th Dimension Watch: Harbour Edition

The Harbour Model combines a dark gray concrete watch surface with a brushed stainless steel bezel, silver and blue hands, a polished stainless-steel crown, and a canglan leather band. This color combination exudes a subtle sophistication and elegantly complements formal wear.
Materials: 316L Stainless Steel Case, High-density Concrete, Sapphire Glass Lens, MIYOTA movement, Leather Strap Case Measurement: Ø 42mm D 14mm
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Time divides and measures the progress of existence. A timepiece displays that time in three dimensions. With “4th Dimension Timepieces” , we bring these dimensions together with an original design. The timepieces’ concrete construction strongly proclaims its physicality while its design, in the shape of a spiral staircase, helps you envision the concept of time by its constantly evolving patterns of light and shade. These timepieces clearly tell the time while quietly engaging the viewer in the concepts of a 4th dimension.
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