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40 Bizarre Watches

From Time-Telling Zippers to Oxygen-Generating Timepieces

— June 15, 2010 — Fashion
There's no doubt that being able to tell time is almost an everyday necessity, but there's no point limiting yourself in design when there's several bizarre watches on the market. People like to stand out -- even though half these watches will leave you scratching your head at how they actually tell time.

Forget the general construction of a watch with a plain band, two hands and numbers. These timepieces take it to the extreme -- from numberless faces to watches that monitor laziness.
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Luxury Tome-Like Timepieces
Luxury Tome-Like Timepieces
The Reverso Duo Watch from Jaeger Lecoultre
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39
Porky Accessories
Porky Accessories
The Bacon Watch Ensures You Always Know When It's Breakfast Time
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Watch Works Cuff Links
Watch Works Cuff Links
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37
Labyrinthine Time-Tellers
Labyrinthine Time-Tellers
The 'Maze of Time Watch' by Andy Kurovets
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36
Measuring Tape Chronometers
Measuring Tape Chronometers
The Ora Watch Charts Time the Old-Fashioned Way
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35
Hidden Digit Clocks
Hidden Digit Clocks
The Black Screen Watch Is 'Timeless' Until You Need It
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34
Pretend Watches
Pretend Watches
Denise Reytan Makes ‘t1mepeace' for Worry-Free Days
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33
Casette Tape Watches
Casette Tape Watches
The Horological Machine No. 2.2 is a Retro Black Beauty
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32
Time-Telling Zippers
Time-Telling Zippers
The Andy Kurovets Zipper Watch is Confusing but Super-Rad
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Deconstructing Watches
Deconstructing Watches
Cool Classic Motorcycles Reconstructed
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Numberless Watches
Numberless Watches
This Timeless Timepiece Ensures Your Schedule Stays Open
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29
Reptile Timepieces
Reptile Timepieces
Bulgari Serpenti Watch Slithering to a Store Near You
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Faux Watch Rings
Faux Watch Rings
Timepiece Look-a-Like Jewelry By Denise Julia Reytan
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27
Uplifting Watches
Uplifting Watches
'Ever-Increasing' by Sea Hope Uses Graphs to Brighten Your Day
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Watches that Monitor Laziness
Watches that Monitor Laziness
Exmocare BT2
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25
Planetary Pocket Watches
Planetary Pocket Watches
Torbit Time-Orbit Watch by Evan Yiwei Ma is Out of This World
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24
Oxygen Generating Timepieces
Oxygen Generating Timepieces
eCO2 Watch Collects Carbon Dioxide, Expels Clean Air
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23
Barbwire Watches
Barbwire Watches
The Burberry Limited Edition Timepieces Will Be Available for Two Weeks
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22
Air-Powered Watches
Air-Powered Watches
The Urwerk UR 202 Turbine Timepiece
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21
Bendable ePaper Seiko Watch
Bendable ePaper Seiko Watch
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20
Mirrored Watches
Mirrored Watches
SDWorks' Dual-Purpose 'Mirror Watch' Wins China's 2009 Design Award
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19
Telson Camera Phone Watch
Telson Camera Phone Watch
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18
Bracelet Watches That Hide The Time
Bracelet Watches That Hide The Time
i/o Concept Cuff Bracelet
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17
Hollow Watches
Hollow Watches
M60M by Roger Kellenberger
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16
Disposable Glow Watches
Disposable Glow Watches
The TX54 Thumb Watch
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15
Handless Watches
Handless Watches
The Projects Iridium Watch Tells the Time With Colorful Cut-Outs
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14
Multi-Colored Animated Watches
Multi-Colored Animated Watches
Infection
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13
Off-Kilter Timepieces
Off-Kilter Timepieces
The 'Slip Watch' from Nonlinear Studio Tells Time on an Angle
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12
Watches That Need Decoding
Watches That Need Decoding
Superior Minimalist Watch
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11
Handless Watches
Handless Watches
Mr. Jones' 'Cyclops' Uses Floating Hoops to Tell Time
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10
Rotary Phone Watches
Rotary Phone Watches
The Zihotch Retro Phone Watch
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9
Faceless Watches
Faceless Watches
The Aurora Watch by Jihun Yeom Tells Time With Lasers
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8
Asterisk Watches
Asterisk Watches
'Ora' Watch by Alexandros Stasinopoulos Looks Like a Tape Measure
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7
Phosphorescent Watches
Phosphorescent Watches
C1 Quantum Gravity Watch Would Make James Bond Proud
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6
Braille Watches
Braille Watches
The X-Watch
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5
Dual Bracelet Watches
Dual Bracelet Watches
The H/M Watch from Humberto Jimenez Needs Two Hands to Tell Time
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4
Handless, Numberless Timepiece
Handless, Numberless Timepiece
Odd Ball Minimalist Watch
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3
Steampunk Watches
Steampunk Watches
Sub-Genre of Fanboys Strong
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2
Comic Book Watches
Comic Book Watches
Haruo Suekichi Steampunked Timepieces
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1
Faceless Watches
Faceless Watches
Diesel Black Label Timepiece Displays 4 Time Zones
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