SWAT teams and Navy SEALs tend to wear black watches to maintain a stealth presence, but the monochromatic look can also tone down a rugged, sporty piece like this so it looks good with a suit. A PVD-plated, 47mm steel case keeps the Swiss timepiece water resistant to 100 meters; microgas markers emit a continuous glow. [$400; uspatriottactical.com]
Credit: Photograph by Plamen Petkov
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