Each year we see dozen of new watchmakers cross our path here at Coolector HQ and every now and then some of them will really make you sit up and take notice and that’s exactly the case with DAEM Watches. DAEM is a premium watch company who are located in New York City and have their own distinctive aesthetic vibe. The name DAEM is an anagram for “made” and it reflects their unique collaborations with leading fashion, luxury, and streetwear designers in the process of bringing their exemplary accessories to life.
DAEM Watches are built with and for their community in NYC and they boast many eclectic influences and interests when it comes to the inspiration for their designs which range from hip-hop to architecture and fashion to sports. Each timepiece from DAEM is handcrafted with premium, high quality components and this includes Swiss movements, Italian leather straps, and sapphire crystal glass for a real tangible sense of quality.
New York State of Mind
There is an effortless cool to these watches from DAEM that tallies very well with their Manhattan location and the visuals draw upon the uncompromising, diverse, risk-taking elements that surround them in New York. Their understated and elegant designs reflect distinctive vintage lines and structures with Breguet-inspired second hands which are showcased through a fresh lens of sapphire crystal glass. DAEM use nothing but the highest quality materials for all their watches including marine grade 316L stainless steel casing, forming strong foundations which are made to last the pace of any adventure.
DAEM Watches are sophisticated in their design and offer a great level of affordability for those after a new accessory in 2019. There are plenty of different colourways / straps to choose from within their flagship collection and with prices starting at just $249, they don’t break the bank. The fantastic collection of timepieces from DAEM will have something to suit every style persuasion and the design is versatile enough to suit any type of occasion.
With first class components forming the basis for the impressive nature of these excellent timepieces, it’s hard to believe that you can get one on your wrist for under $300. They boast Swiss Ronda 505 movements which are a precise and accurate time keeper that is designed and crafted in Switzerland, the quality standard of watchmaking. In addition to the high quality movement, there is also genuine Italian leather used on the straps which adds a touch of class to proceedings and makes these an extremely dapper watch for such an affordable price.
Devil in the Detail
Despite the understated, minimalistic look and feel of DAEM Watches, there is an awful lot of impressive features packed into these highly stylish timepieces. They have sapphire crystal glass casing, which is a superior scratch-resistant crystal that offers first class clarity and with a 50m water resistance, they will be able to keep up with you with any adventures you find yourself on in 2019 and beyond.
Priced brilliantly and chock full of impeccable features, this New York watchmaker is definitely one that we’ll be keeping our eye on here at Coolector HQ over the next few months to see what else they’ve got up their sleeve. If you’re after a sub-$300 timepiece and want one dripping in class and eye-catching style, you’ll be hard pressed to find a better candidate than that of DAEM Watches.