Whether it’s a collaborative effort between two legacy brands or an effort to clean up the environment, watches made with plastic cases have the ability to show off the timepieces in a different fashion.
While luxury watches are known for their hard metallic look, these following watches show that a beautiful watch can be just that no matter what the case is made from.
Ulysse Nardin and The Ocean Race are materializing their engagement for a decade of actions to protect the ocean with the new Diver The Ocean Race made from discarded fishing nets and other recycled materials. The goal is to regenerate the ocean by 2030. is the first sustainable luxury watch to be put on the market and offered in a limited edition of 200 pieces.
This 10 ATM everyday watch is made completely from recycled ocean plastic. It is made from the oceans for the oceans and is filled with marine-inspired details such as three-dimensional waves on the dial, oversized luminous indexes and hands, as well as the domed mineral glass. The ocean plastic woven strap comes with zulu loops and buckles in stainless steel.
Timex Waterbury Ocean
The first-ever Timex to be crafted from upcycled, ocean-bound plastic, Waterbury Ocean’s classic construction honors our roots with ageless style, while the incorporation of new materials keeps with the Timex tradition of innovation.
The Horse ocean plastics watch
The Save Our Seas capsule is The Horse’s first expression of circular design. This product has purpose, but doesn’t veer away from the brands design mantra to amplify the essential and strip away excess. The Save Our Seas Recycled Ocean Plastics Watch boasts 5ATM water resistance and also a stripped back watch box to ensure it’s also fully recyclable.
Omega x Swatch Speedmaster MoonSwatch “Mission to Neptune”
An intense combination of deep navy blue tones and black VELCRO strap make this watch perfect for lovers of the dark. For contrast, the chronograph seconds hand, subdial hands and tachymeter scale are in white. All dials carry the OMEGA X SWATCH branding, as well as the iconic Speedmaster logo and the new MoonSwatch logo.
Nixon Light-Wave Solar
An ambitious, eco-friendly watch combines progressive design with solar charging and recycled ocean plastic construction, making the Light-Wave a clean, green, time-telling machine.
Luminox #TIDE ocean-recycled plastic collection
#Tide ocean materials are made from 100% ocean-bound plastic, developed in partnership with Swiss scientists.
The Gyre SeaCleaner is made from recycled fishing nets, saved from the Indian Ocean.
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