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Nixon + Santa Cruz = Skate Graphic Watches

by The Editors on October 5, 2017

Nixon and Santa Cruz Skateboards have partnered to create a limited-edition collection of watches with classic Santa Cruz board graphics right on the face.

Nixon’s classic Time Teller is reimagined through the Santa Cruz lens, culminating in designs that are true to each brand. The iconic graphics featured within the collection include: the ‘Screaming Hand,’ the Rob Roskopp Arm, Jason Jessee Lady of Guadalupe and the Santa Cruz logo.

The watches are designed with an all stainless steel build and feature custom casebacks, co-branding, and exclusive packaging. You can pick one up beginning October 9, 2017 for $125 at Nixon retail stores, select retailers and, of course, online. If forced to choose, we’d grab the Roskopp. . . just saying’.

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Nixon’s Greek Surf Mission

by The Editors on June 5, 2017

To anyone who’s spent a day staring out the window of a Minoan Line ferry looking for surf in the Agean Sea this vid will seem like fiction. Yes, we spotted wave with potential off the coast of Delos, one fall during a storm, but nothing like what Nixon surfers Marlon Lipke, Yannick De Jager and Gony Zubizarreta found on this trip.

Chances to score are always very low considering the consistency of swells and the difficulty to predict conditions. Timing is key, local connexions are priceless. All they needed was a call: a friend and local shaper guaranteed them that the conditions displayed on the weather forecast would turn the coast into an idyllic playground, and it did.

Guess so. This whole edit was snagged in one day, and when the day was done, so was the surf.

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2 John Florence’s Nixon Signature Series

by The Editors on May 9, 2017

The new Nixon John John Florence Signature Series features The Base Tide, The Comp, The Descender, and The Ultratide all with 2 John’s custom black and orange color treatment (apparently everyday really is Halloween). For all the official details please follow the jump.

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Nixon’s Limited Edition Boba Fett

by The Editors on May 4, 2017

In celebration of May the Fourth Nixon has released a limited edition Star Wars watch — The Boba Fett Diplomatic.

The Boba Fett Diplomatic is equipped with a Swiss made ETA 2824-2 mechanical automatic, three hand movement with sweep seconds hand and custom engraved movement rotor. The model features a Japanese ceramic case with a custom ceramic three-link bracelet band with a Sport Fit extension clasp. The watch is finished in a Boba Fett green color with the character’s kill stripes detailed on the band.

The box looks even better than the watch. . .which will cost around $2,500 (only 100 made).  Wonder how many of these Todd Richards has scooped up? For the official word from Nixon, please follow the jump.

Update: Just when we wondered about TR we see this:

Guess that answers the question.

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Nixon’s Mission To Android Wear 2.0

by The Editors on April 5, 2017

Nixon’s GPS smartwatch The Mission is now updated to Android Wear 2.0 (for the handful of you who don’t have an iPhone). The new update provides a slew of new functionality to the shred watch including:

The ability to download apps straight to The Mission from the on-watch Google Play(TM) store
Enhanced messaging and fitness apps, including Google Fit
The Google Assistant built-in. Just hold the power button.
Customizable watch faces with information pulled from favorite apps and adjustable sub-dial icons
Ambient mode for chronograph and timer functions
New color combinations of Nixon’s Sentry, Unit and Ranger watch faces

Even better news is that Nixon will soon be releasing their Mission app for iOS that will finally allow iPhone users to get much of the cool shred alert functionality that Android users have had since launch. For all the official details follow the jump.

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May The Fourth With Nixon

by The Editors on May 4, 2016

If you love Star Wars and like cool wallets, backpacks, and especially watches then Nixon has it all for you. Seriously. No one has taken Star Wars product to a finer destination that Nixon with their Dark Side/Light Side collection. Click the link and you’ll see what we mean.

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Nixon Finally Gets Smart With Android

by The Editors on March 16, 2016

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Today (March 16, 2016), Nixon is at Switzerland’s world famous watch and jewelry expo Baselworld to rollout The Mission, their first ever smartwatch powered by Google’s Android Wear and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Wear 2100 system-on-a-chip. In otherwords, a real-deal Android smartwatch designed specifically with action sports in mind.

The Mission features a suite of custom applications tailored to action sports, as well as industry-leading durability and a category-first 10-ATM (100 meter) water-resistance rating. In addition to the full capabilities of the Android WearTM platform and apps, the smartwatch introduces Nixon’s custom Mission app powered by Surfline and Snocountry. The Mission app places live conditions information at a glance of the wrist and features a custom activity-tracking application developed in partnership with Trace, the leader in action sports activity tracking.

And with built-in GPS, this watch could be a prime  replacement for the Garmin fenix 3 that is currently occupying our wrist. But we won’t be sure about that until we get one to test out for a couple weeks. For the official word from Nixon, please follow the jump.

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Jack Freestone Lands Nixon Global Spot

by The Editors on March 8, 2016

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Jack Freestone has joined Nixon’s global surf team. He’s been wearing the watches for a while, so this is really a promotion.

“It’s exciting to have Jack officially represent Nixon front-and-center,” said Nixon Marketing Manager, Michel Murciano. “He is a part of a new generation in professional surfing and has the ability, smarts and style to take Nixon to a new level.”

For the official word from Nixon, please follow the jump.

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Nixon Sets Up Shop In NYC

by The Editors on December 17, 2015

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Nixon announced today (December 17, 2015) the opening of their first New York City retail location on Prince St., right in the heart of Soho.

Built with award-winning design features, the SoHo location will bring to life the brand’s action sports heritage. The store will showcase Nixon’s signature watch table: featuring open-merchandising of watches in the shape of an undulating wave. The watch table invites consumers to try on and experience product first hand. Anchoring the store is Nixon’s customization bar, which allows customers the opportunity to create one-of-a-kind watches. The new space will also give Nixon the opportunity to spotlight its limited-edition offerings, including its new automatic, Swiss-made RSVP collection.

Nixon SoHo is located at 122 Prince Street, between Wooster and Greene Street, and is open daily from 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. Monday – Saturday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays. The shop can be reached at 917.262.0560.

 

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Curren Caples Cool Enough For Nixon

by The Editors on October 28, 2015

All around transition wizard Curren Caples has been “voted” on to Nixon’s global gang of wrist jewelry wearers.

“Curren brings a refreshing style to going big and he makes the hardest tricks look easy,” said Tony Hawk. “I’m honored to be on the same team as him.” . . . Curren’s devotion to skateboarding began when he was very young with him earning a spot onto the legendary Flip Skateboards team at the age of 13 and then turning pro two years ago. An impressive transitional skater, Curren’s style is heavily influenced by his formative years growing up in the coastal community of Ventura, CA and his time spent surfing.

For the official word from Nixon, please follow the jump.

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