Becoming extra eco-friendly within the supplies utilized in creating our favourite merchandise. We’ve seen this a great deal within the watch world, primarily with a concentrate on utilizing plastics recycled from ocean waste. While these watches don’t function plastic, they do have some fascinating modifications – meet the Skagen Aaren Naturals.
Now, to be clear, these are very a lot the identical Skagen Aaren watches we’ve seen all alongside, when it comes to general design. We begin to see some modifications within the case. These are chrome steel, however they function recycled content material so we’ve obtained some waste eradicated. For the straps, they’re additionally going with leather-based options, together with cork, mulberry bark, and apple (do be aware that the cork and apple straps have some PU of their building).
I feel it’s nice that Skagen is exploring some various supplies right here, particularly as they convey some fascinating textures to the straps (and the dial, within the case of the cork and mulberry variations). It additionally goes a methods to exhibit their longer-term dedication of their provide chain to cut back the impression on the setting with regards to creating these watches. Well, all of their watches, really, as they’ve additionally finished issues like this:
- Reduced the usage of virgin plastics throughout their provide chain
- Sourced greater than 90% of their leathers from Leather Working Group licensed tanneries
- Implemented new paper on their core packaging that’s FSC licensed with 100% recycled content material.
So, as you may see, they’re doing their half to stroll the stroll. Now, again to the particular watches we’re speaking about immediately. For these eco-friendly watches, they’re obtainable in each 36mm and 40mm case sizes, each for simply $125. Depending on the particular mannequin, that can change what the supplies are constructed from (is it simply me, or are these cork straps simply tempting?); inside you’ll be powered by a quartz motion that’ll be protected to five ATM of water resistance. Check them out, and the remainder of the Skagen Aaren lineup, over at skagen.com
Thank you for studying this WristWatchReview put up. With so many issues competing for everybody’s consideration lately, we actually admire you giving us your time. We work onerous every single day to place high quality content material on the market for our neighborhood.
WristWatchReview is among the few remaining actually unbiased watch information retailers. We wouldn’t have a large company behind us, and we rely closely on our neighborhood to assist us, in an age when advertisers are more and more tired of sponsoring small, unbiased watch websites — particularly a website like ours that’s unwilling to drag punches in its reporting and evaluation. We do not play the video games the opposite websites play and we have paid for it with regards to advert income.
We would love so that you can assist us on Patreon and each little bit helps. Thank you.
–The WWR Team