Tag Archives: NATO

Timex x Journal Standard Camper Watch


It’s hard to find a watch this beautiful and be able to actually afford it. Journal Standard teamed up with Timex to take the company’s classic Camper and infuse it with a little bit of extra style. Complete with a Journal Standard leather band (choose from Black, Brown or a really unique Navy/Aqua) the Timex x Journal Standard Camper is both retro and modern at the same time. Each comes with a nylon watch band if you want to swap out the leather one at any time and slapping one on your wrist won’t leave your wallet crying.

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Project X x Rolex: Submariner Stealth Watches

I am a massive fan of Project X and their custom Rolexs (even though they are waaaaay out of my price bracket), catching my eye at the moment is the Submariner Stealth series, a line of high-end timepieces that marry elegance and ruggedness in one.  Designed by Strength & Guile, the watches supposedly borrow their inspiration from SBS commandos, the British Royal Navy’s special forces unit.  No, the watches won’t descend upon hostile territory and begin shooting enemy units, but they look cool  while pretending to do just that.

Two watches are currently available on the Submariner Stealth line: the MK III and the MK IV.   Both come with blacked-out bezels, reed green G10 NATO straps secured by military fixed bars and “Stealth” inscriptions on the black dial, making for timepieces that are equal parts stylish and rugged (Rolex claims the construction can withstand the rigors of the most hostile environments!!).  Only 28 examples each of the timepieces will be produced, priced at £8,750 and £9,950, respectively. Buy (I mean look) here



Leffot Horween NATO Watch Straps

Like a Navy Seal let loose in a haberdashery, the Leffot Horween Leather NATO watch straps look like they could perform double duty in a firefight and a cocktail hour with the Queen. NATO straps are becoming ever more popular among not just the watch geeks but also in the mainstream crowd for their comfort and versatility. Leffot takes it one step further and instead of just making the usual nylon NATO strap, they take it up a few notches and use uber-soft Horween shell cordovan leather to come up with a tough and sophisticated version. In 18, 20, 22, and 24mm size widths, they’ll fit just about every watch in your collection. These bad boys cost $225 and are made to order here