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XEMEX Unique form and an exceptional look are the main characteristics of the brand new X-TIDE. The strong case with see-through case back and a highlighted IP Black crown with red-metallic inlay create a robust display of form and function. Luminous hands and markers, as well as the clean dial are classic Xemex design cues. Inside the 47mm stainless steel case beats the “High Line” version of the ETA 2824-2 automatic caliber and is visible through the see-through back. Rated to 10atm the X-Tide’s aggressive yet simple design can be yours in black pvd or brushed stainless steel finishes for right around $990 at www.xemex.com .The X-tide is also available in a quartz version for $350. Swiza The ALZA Automatic watc h collection is the next generation of classic offerings from the Swiss brand that launched on the tram rails of Basel last year. The 41mm stainless steel case features a sapphire crystal over a heritage dial with Roman numerals and is water resistant to 10atm. The simplicity of the dial and numerals is accentuated by slender hour and minute hands. Inside the heart of this watch is a Swiss Made automatic movement caliber SW200-1 beating at 28’800 vph with a 38 hours power reserve. On the back the Cote de Geneve decorated rotor is visible through the mineral crystal case back. Straps are genuine calf leather strap with alligator pattern. Retail prices are $750 for steel and $795 for the gold plate version. www.swiza.com AboutTime Magazine | FUNCTION 15