There was a rakish charm about early skin divers. You could almost imagine James Bond surfacing from a clandestine dive into hostile territory and then walking into a tuxedo to sip martinis with a femme fatale without changing having to change his watch.
Off the Cuff: Artem Sailcloth Straps
Two gentlemen from Adelaide went on a quest to create the best sailcloth watch bands on the market. The result? Artem Straps. Rumour has it that aside from the practical concerns of durability and comfort, the creators considered how the material interacted with light, how it felt when you passed over it with your fingers. Sounds like something an artist might do. I wonder where they got the name?