In November 2019, the Australian government declared a state of emergency following the massive bushfires that plagued the nation. According to The Verge, about 25.5 million acres burned to the ground, claiming the lives of 33, destroying 3,000 homes and affecting the lives of over 1 billion animals in the country. The most devastating Australian bushfire the country has seen comes at the heels of the same exact year when the hottest day, the hottest December, and the hottest and driest year was recorded, indicative that this is an effect of global warming.
As the nation continues to recover from the effects of the Australian bushfires, one brand is aiding in creating a better future not just for Australia but also for the world. Meet Nordgreen, a watch brand that combines fashion and purpose in a mission to make the world a truly better place to live in. Nordgreen was founded by lifelong friends Pascar and Vasilij in Copenhagen, Denmark on the values of Nordic identity, thus “Nord,” and sustainability or a “greener” way of living. Together, these values embody Nordgreen’s commitment to sustainability and good design. Nordgreen supports three global NGOs to spark change in the fields of health, education, and environment. With every purchase of their watches, customers can select which cause they would like to support. Whether it’s providing clean water to a community or giving access to education, Nordgreen aids in giving back to the global community. To address the aftermath of the Australian bushfires, Nordgreen is offering a free watch strap that comes along with a promise to plant 5 trees to help rebuild wildlife habitat in Australia. By using the code ONETREE, customers will get a free strap and a portion of the proceeds goes to the US-based NGO, One Tree Planted, for their reforestation efforts in Australia.
Nordgreen: Scandinavian Design, Global Impact
Nordgreen‘s line of sustainable watches is the embodiment of a modern, socially-aware brand that sparks meaningful change in society. Here are some of our favorite designs from their chic collection for men and women.
Sleek Eco-friendly Watches for Men
1. Pioneer in Black Dial and Black Leather
Featuring a Danish design by Jakob Wagner, the Pioneer is Nordgreen’s interpretation of the iconic Chronograph. Celebrating the Danish tradition of “Science for Humanity,” the brand embeds such values in the Pioneer, which features a minimalist, clean dial, which is a reflection of the sustainable environment that the brand strives to make a reality. It also features a third hand stopwatch and Chronograph second hand with red tips inspired by the red tips often found in wind-turbines, calling to mind Denmark’s commitment to sustainability. Shop at Nordgreen.
2. Philosopher in Patina Grey Leather
It’s all in the details. Like other Nordgreen watches, The Philosopher is designed by Chief Designer Jakob Wagner. It features a unique asymmetric second hand that looks as if it slices through time second by second. It also features a conical shaped case with a wider base and slimmer face, with a sharp two piece dial that draws the eye to the centerpiece’s clean, brushed look.
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The Philosopher also gives you the power to customize the look with interchangeable straps. Made of 316L Stainless Steel and features a Japanese Quartz movement. Use the code ONETREE to get a free strap and sponsor the planting of 5 trees at Nordgreen.
3. Infinity in Olive Green Nylon
Chief Designer Jakob Wagner was inspired by nature to create the Infinity, a straightforward yet elegantly simple watch that has all the essentials to tell time. It features a dial with deep curvature to remind the user of infinite time and space, with extended hourly masks that gracefully glide up to the edge of the dial.
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Enter the code ONETREE to receive a free strap and sponsor 5 trees to rebuild what was lost during the Australian bushfire. Shop at Nordgreen.
4. Native in Black Dial and Black Rubber
Inspired by balance, Native is centered on the Copenhager’s secret to a happy life. Balance is the central theme of the Native watch, which features an elevated design with a round case, clean dial, invisible minute marks, and rounded lugs. It’s the perfectly balanced watch for any day to night look. Use code ONETREE to get an additional strap for free and sponsor 5 trees to rebuild Australian forests. Shop at Nordgreen.
5. Pioneer Bundle with Black Dial Rose Gold, with Brown Leather, Black Leather, and Rose Gold Mesh Strap
Perfect as a gift for Father’s Day or any special occasion to shower your husband or significant other with love, this Pioneer Bundle brings together everything you and your loved one will adore about Nordgreen’s Pioneer: the Pioneer watch that’s a unique interpretation of the Chronograph and two amazing straps to switch up between looks. Shop at Nordgreen.
Stylish Watches for Women
Nordgreen also offers their line of eco-friendly watches to women, which are great for any casual or formal attire. Whether it’s brunch with the ladies, date night, or the company holiday bash, these watches can find a home in your wardrobe.
1. Native in White Dial and Rose Gold
Go for a perfectly balanced chic look with Nordgreen‘s Native, a gorgeous watch with a brilliantly classic look and elevated design. It features a rounded case, clean dial, invisible minute marks, and rounded lugs. Perfect for any day to night look. Shop at Nordgreen.
2. Infinity in White Leather
Be gorgeous in white with the Infinity in White Leather, designed by Jakob Wagner and inspired by nature. This gorgeous everyday watch features pure simplicity with an elegant deep curvature of the dial and extended hourly marks. Use code ONETREE to receive a second strap absolutely free and sponsor 5 trees to rebuild the Australian forest. Shop at Nordgreen.
3. Philosopher in Navy Blue Leather
For the boss lady, the Philosopher is the perfect partner for any office to dinner look. The watch celebrates the ability to think differently, continuously push boundaries, and make a statement, just like a boss. Empower yourself with the Philosopher, available at Nordgreen.
4. Native Bundle with White Dial Rose Gold, Olive Green Nylon, Brown Leather, and Rose Gold Mesh Straps
For the woman whose style changes with every move, the Native Bundle is the perfect watch set to keep up. With balance at the center of the Native watch, women who are always on the move can remember to stay balanced throughout life’s challenges. Comes with three gorgeous straps to mix and match with any outfit. Shop at Nordgreen.
5. Infinity Bundle with Gold, Brown, Black, and Mesh Straps
For the elegant woman, this nature-inspired set of Nordgreen watches is a stylish way to stay on time, every time. It features a simply yet captivating dial curvature that calls to mind infinite space and time and extended hourly marks that gracefully glide up to the edge of the dial. Its interchangeable straps make for a convenient way to switch it up between outfits. Shop at Nordgreen.
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