written by on 2017-07-17

Hailing from Germany, Kapten & Son is the brand that you may never have heard of make watches and sunglasses and a few other accessories. Their tagline pretty much explains it all: “Affordable luxury, made in Germany.” Most Kapten & Son timepieces feature either a black or white circular face with Roman numerals at the 6 and 12 and an hour and minute hand. The bands tend to be equally elegantly simple; some fabricated out of leather, some are a metallic mesh, others are nylon or canvas, and a few have stripes. Then you have the Kapten & Son PRIDE Watches released for June, 2017, which just happens to be Pride Month. These watches have the same simple, elegant faces and silver and gold bodies for which Kapten & Son is known, oh but their bands are anything but subtle. Instead, they are bright and bold rainbow colored straps that are hard to miss. But the multicolored bands are artfully balanced by the demure faces, the result being anything but garish. The PRIDE collection watches are all priced between $149 and $159, and 15% of the sales go to support NYC Pride. That’s something we can all be proud of.