Pairs Well With: Helson Gauge


The Helson Gauge is a beautiful watch with a distinct look and serious dive capabilities, but as Helson says on their website, it may not be “everybody’s cup of tea”.  Modeled after a vintage depth gauge, the Gauge itself is a robust 47 mm in diameter and 22 mm tall, making it one of the larger watches on the market.  But all this size is for a good reason, as it adds to the desired aesthetic of a vintage dive instrument.  The case of the Gauge is titanium with a bronze bezel, and the watch features a vintage domed sapphire crystal.  Inside the case is a 25 Jewel ETA 2824-2 automatic movement.  The watch also features an astounding 3500 M water resistance.  We’re huge fans of Helson here at worn&wound and the Gauge is no exception.  Given its size, we thought it may make for an interesting and fun centerpiece for a Pairs Well With.  Included are several items that complement the vintage nautical aesthetic of the Gauge, and some that help the watch shine in a more contemporary wardrobe.

Helson Gauge

AR G Trousers Rogue Territory

Mens Buttondown Collar Grey Flannel Epaulet

Monhegan USA Brown Chukka Eastland of Maine

Conway Belt – Chestnut Emil Erwin

Honeycomb Cashmere Shawl-collar Pullover Orvis

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Zach is the Co-Founder and Executive Editor of Worn & Wound. Before diving headfirst into the world of watches, he spent his days as a product and graphic designer. Zach views watches as the perfect synergy of 2D and 3D design: the place where form, function, fashion and mechanical wonderment come together.
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