The Christopher Ward C65 Trident Diver

This Affordable Diver Is Slim and Simple Enough to Be Worn With a Suit


May 3, 2018 Watches By

Dive watches and suits: it’s been thing ever since Connery’s Bond strapped a submariner to his wrist in Dr. No, but a dicey style choice all the same. Yes, it can be done, but avoid the big, chunky submersibles. A vintage-style diver is what you’ll need to pull the look off well — something slim to fit under a jacket sleeve and simple to not draw attention to itself.

Christopher Ward’s latest diver seems to be the perfect fit. The watch isn’t an homage to any specific watch, but rather an amalgamation of the archetypal design elements that characterize the many great divers of the 1960s: the thin bezel, bubble crystal, unprotected crown and faded lume. More importantly, it’s a very well-proportioned watch. It uses a Swiss-made, hand-winding movement to achieve a very slim profile, and at 41mm in diameter, it is a solid middle ground between the smaller diameters of vintage watches and large modern ones.

Today in Gear

The best way to catch up on the day’s most important product releases and stories. Read the Story

hi

Newsletter Sign-Up
Get the best new products, deals,
and stories in your inbox daily.

By submitting your email, you agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy to receive email correspondence from us.