The watch: The Doxa Sub 300 Carbon
The single best thing about this watch: The way it pairs carbon with the elementary school joy of a fresh pack of highlighters.
The backstory: When it comes to dive watches, there are plenty of fish in the sea. But while many of them follow the template set by the Rolex Submariner, the oomph-packing Doxa Sub 300 is a watch all its own. For starters, it comes with the most prestigious cosign possible: Doxa was Jacques Cousteau’s brand of choice. He loved the watches so much that he sold them Stateside through his company, U.S. Divers. It’s not difficult to see what Cousteau loved about the Sub specifically. Originally released in 1967, the watch features confounding proportions and even wilder colors. It’s known for its