Get on deck with Filson’s new Dutch Harbor Watch, perfect for the classic tomboy like yourself to strap on and sail all of the seven seas. We give you a little sneak preview about what this warrior watch looks like and the philosophy behind it.
Land Ahoy classic tomboy readers! Filson, the Seattle-based men’s outdoor brand that we, at Tomboy Tarts are totally in love with and have been stalking for awhile now, have surprised their loyal fans and customers with another button on its sailor’s cap with its new range of watches, the Dutch Harbor Watch.
Inspired by the groundbreaking dive watches of the 1950s and built for the sea, the Dutch Harbor Collection is a hardy seafaring series. Whether you’re braving the storms out in a fishing trawler everyday, or a diver, a bareboater or simply, a watch lover, this line is simply timeless, classic and best of all hardy.
According to Filson, the Dutch Harbor Watch Collection “brings functionality and dependability to places where time is a matter of life and death.” We definitely agree because every piece in this collection are tough-looking buggers, ready to do battle in regular or extreme conditions. Make no mistake about it, the Dutch Harbor Watch Collection is not to be messed with, especially when some models are blacked-out, invoking a rugged, military feel.
What’s clear about these watches is that they’re built for extremely dangerous situations. So dangerous they might even be tougher than the fishermen and marine merchants featured in the video who risk their lives daily to trawl the temperamental seas of the Bering, in order to make a living.
Without a doubt, these ‘time commandos’ are battle-ready with a few enhancements. The first is that they’re designed and engineered to be water resistant at up to 990 feet and also feature a unidirectional bezel for precise timing. Secondly, every piece has luminous indicators, and Super LumiNova accents on the index, hands and top ring for readability in low light. Finally the watches are available in leather, nylon, rubber or stainless steel bands to fit your preference and lifestyle, which is a real plus for super busy tomboys who want a watch that is flexible enough to flit from the day job to the night out.
Trust us, the Dutch Harbor watch will not leave you adrift because the legendary Seattle men’s brand have battened down all the hatches on this collection. Along with the luminous indicators, especially when diving in deep waters, where light is insufficient or virtually non-existent, the Dutch Harbor watches feature curved, scratch-resistant sapphire crystals with an anti-reflective coating for legibility at all angles in the water. Now how’s that for stylish impressions, eh?
There’s no doubt about it. We have to say that this is the best looking vintage men’s timepiece to have come out in a long time. It’s design is so timeless that even classic tomboy ladies like us can sport this watch easily for any occasion. Take STYLE #20001750 (L) to a deep dive excursion or a board meeting while STYLE #20001754 (R) with it’s nylon orange strap can be easily paired off with a summer khaki chino topped off with a lightweight cotton shirt.
With 10 new timepieces added to the collection each priced at around USD$750 – $900, we absolutely love the beautiful classic lines and thoughtfulness that went into the design of these 50s-inspired dive watches that make its price all the more worthwhile.
What can we say except that we totally dig this collection and will swim all seven seas with it and then some. Get yours today from Filson’s online store and you can tell us all about that great day out on the open ocean.