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Photograph by Nigel Cox

Timing is Everything

Give your wrist an upgrade with one of these eight luxe watches

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1. A dedicated fourth hand on TIMEX‘s E-TIDE & TEMP tracks tides and indicates both water and air temperature. $130; www.timex.com 2. TAG HEUER‘s stainless-steel LINK AUTOMATIC CHRONOGRAPH is depth-rated to more than 600 feet. Are you? $2,795; www.tagheuer.com 3. Luminous hands make SWISS ARMY‘s BASE CAMP CHRONO a smart choice for after-dark ops, and its steel bracelet with double-locking clasp is safer than a lamb at a vegan convention. $350; www.swissarmy.com 4. BREITLING‘s FOR BENTLEY GT measures elapsed time to an impressively precise one-eighth of a second. $6,570; www.breitling.com

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watches Photograph by Nigel Cox

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watches Photograph by Nigel Cox

5. Unlike traditional self-winders, which run down when left on the dresser for a few days, SEIKO‘s SPORTURA KINETIC CHRONOGRAPH, with power-storing innards, will keep ticking for months on end. $950; www.seikousa.com 6. Danish minimalism meets Swiss precision in the titanium-and-rubber 721 XLTRB chronograph from SKAGEN‘s Team CSC Collection. $395; www.skagen.com 7. Originally developed for the U.S. Special Forces, KOBOLD‘s titanium SMG-1 manages a rare feat: It’s simultaneously hardcore and hip with the optional tangerine nylon band. $4,250; www.koboldwatch.com 8. With ORIS‘s orange-trimmed CHRONORIS on your wrist, you’ll look like you race Maseratis on the weekend even when you’re walking the dog. $2,495 (includes leather and steel straps); www.oris-watch.com

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