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Born in Japan, but living in America since graduating high school, Yuto Horigome is now a world-wide sensation whose Youtube videos are watched hundreds of thousands of times.
Prospex diver’s watches have patterned dials inspired by sea turtle shells in brown, turquoise and blue.
Having been postponed twice since its original release date of April 2020, the 25th James Bond movie, No Time To Die, was finally hits theaters on October 8. Simon de Burton revisits the watches that have become as much a part of Bond's essential operational equipment as an Aston Martin and a dry martini.
The original Seiko Speedtimer was released in 1969, with the new limited edition incorporating several design features from the 1964 stopwatch.
Established in 2011, BAIT opened its first E-commerce store offering a variety of creations a year later.
Both watches have visual links to the Ginza district of Tokyo where Seiko founder, Kintaro Hattori, opened a shop selling and repairing clocks and watches in 1881 and where the company remains headquartered to this day.
Both adopt Japan’s ancient Seigaiha (ocean waves) pattern on blue or burgundy colored dials.
Participants made an original Seiko 5 Sports watch by selecting and combining five watch parts on the website and voted on their favorite models.
Seiko’s Presage watch has several nods to the movie including a crest from the heroine’s pendant below center the enamel dial and on its crown while the castle in the sky features on a crystal case back.
Developed in collaboration with Rowing Blazers founder and creative director Jack Carlson and Seiko’s Product Development team, Carlson says he couldn’t think of a better team-up.