Dive Watch Releases / Articles

2008-10-05

The Next Generation Of Dive Watches

By TLex Taken from February 08 issue of 'Men's Vogue' magazine. Photos by Raymond Meier . . .



MOVADO
Series 800 ($1,200) flaunts a UV-resistant resin band to protect from damaging rays; the spotted jellyfish (Mastigias papua) seeks the sun's nourishment to feed the algae on which it thrives.




PANERAI
Luminor 1950 Submersible ($7,300) is water-resistant up to 1,000 meters, and the Northern kelp crab (Pugettia producta) goes to 40 fathoms in search of verdant seaweed beds.




BELL & ROSS
BR O2 Steel ($4,000) is also water-resistant up to 1,000 meters, while the Sand Rose Anemone (Urticina Columbiana) spends its life stuck to a rock.




Glashütte Original
Sport Evolution Panoramadatum ($18,500) is a unique species, as is the Mediterranean jelly (Cotylorhiza tuberculata), which can swim against the current.



© Raymond Meier

Jaeger-LeCoultre
Master Compressor Diving Pro Geographic ($22,000) sports a push-button depth gauge. The sea nettle (Chrysaora fuscescens) travels up to 3,600 vertical feet daily.

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