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HydriumX “Will Return”

In a satin smooth tool case of friendly proportions, Isotope proves the simple concept often lacking in our world of incessant buzzing computerized wrists and pinging phones, and that is humour. The “Will Return” is a cheerful celebration of normality ensuing in the world, with a fully lumed dial to light up your nightly excursions or deep dives. With its vibrant red and searing ice-cool blue dial, it’s a chunky sports watch that riffs on the unusual inspiration of an American shop door sign. Google it and I’ll guarantee a wide smile. A winning blend of cheer and bullet-proof design makes for tempting, candy fresh wrist game. THE SPECS • 44mm stainless steel case with 300m water resistance • Miyota 9039 automatic movement • £563 •


• 42mm stainless steel case with 300m water resistance • Miyota 9015 automatic movement with 40-hour power reserve • £500


Looking for an accessible diver that can dive the big leagues? As ever, Spinnaker has you SP-5083 – BOETTGER covered, this time with the impressive piece of diving instrumentation that is the Boettger. It’s easier to appreciate than it is to say. Water resistance to 300m, equipped with a rather sleek integrated strap and opting for a four o’clock crown rather than the traditional three – complete with rugged crown guards of course – it has everything that made the Prospex a hero diver. What sets it apart however are its floating indexes, supported just above the hands like boats on the water so that the hands drift underneath. It turns what would be another solid diver into something unique.


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