• TAG Heuer's Formula 1 Series brings the race track to your wrist

    TAG Heuer is not only one of the oldest Swiss watchmakers, having been founded in 1860, but it's among the most prominent, most talked-about and most recognisable brands on the planet, thanks in part to a staggeringly diverse collection of timepieces. One of the most popular and varied TAG ...

    POSTED 7 Dec, 2018 2 Comments

  • Porsche follows up the new 911 with a 'Timeless Machine' chronograph

    Like the Porsche 992, small tweaks elevate the new Timeless Machine Limited Edition chronograph from its predecessor. The Porsche 911 has been around in one form or another since 1963, and though there have been some major engineering changes over the last fifty-five years, the basic lines ...

    POSTED 4 Dec, 2018 0 Comments

  • Christopher Ward C60 Trident Bronze Ombre: bronze is the new black

    A purveyor of wealth. An age-defining metal. Bronze is a truly beautiful alloy, and Christopher Ward has used it accordingly in its latest limited-edition piece, the C60 Trident Bronze Ombré. The C60 Trident Bronze Ombré is based on the brand's popular C60 Trident Pro 600, but th...

    POSTED 29 Nov, 2018 0 Comments

  • Autodromo's new Group B Series 2 watches celebrate retro-80s cool

    Autodromo first introduced the Group B way back in 2015, and it quickly became a customer favorite. Additional models arrived over the following two years, including those with silver dials and the limited edition Night Stage, however, the slim, steel-and-titanium watch eventually sold out comple...

    POSTED 26 Nov, 2018 0 Comments

  • Why the Rolex GMT Master II is a globetrotter's best friend

    There’s nothing in the world quite like a Rolex. When we talk about intrinsic and extrinsic value, timepieces from Rolex are very hard to beat. Dare I say it, Rolex are, in a way, second to none. These pieces embody the exact tenets of what I think justifies a “good watch”. Whe...

    POSTED 21 Nov, 2018 13 Comments

  • Breitling Premier collection redefines the brand's signature style

    Breitling is a brand readily associated with large hyper-masculine aviation watches demanding a thick wrist to be strapped to, but that's slowly changing. Earlier this year we saw a measured revamp of the Navitimer collection, and this has been followed by the smart new Premier collection. The P...

    POSTED 9 Nov, 2018 6 Comments

  • IWC Mark XVIII Le Petit Prince edition

    The Le Petit Prince edition of IWC's popular Mark XVIII is a whimsical take on the historic aviation tale of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Whether you're an aviation aficionado, a devoted reader of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's poetic novella, or just on the market for an attractive ...

    POSTED 30 Oct, 2018 0 Comments

  • Bremont's Supersonic watch contains an actual piece of a BA Concorde

    Watches may ostensibly serve to tell the time, but their ticking heart is really more about telling a story – and this new collaboration between Bremont and British Airways has quite the story. The limited-edition Supersonic watch contains part of a Concorde. Yes, an actual slice of a fu...

    POSTED 25 Oct, 2018 3 Comments

  • New Uniform Wares M Collection sports a superb titanium mesh strap

    The Uniform Wares M Collection gets aesthetic refinements, high-precision quartz movements, and a killer new bracelet - a titanium mesh strap that's unlike anything we've seen before. Uniforms Wares knows what it’s good at and keeps pushing itself to do that thing better and better. T...

    POSTED 24 Oct, 2018 0 Comments

  • Bronze reborn: the world's oldest alloy in five modern-day watches

    Nothing quite plays up the vintage appeal of a watch like a bronze case. The alloy develops a patina over time that darkens and mottles the surface, granting each case a unique and antiquated look. Bronze is extensively used in the maritime industry for ship fittings and anchors due to its salt ...

    POSTED 17 Oct, 2018 0 Comments

  • These five watchmakers show a non-Swiss approach to timepieces

    When you start talking about high-end watches, the word "Swiss" often ends up getting substituted in for phrases like "high-quality" and "reliable." But it doesn't have to be that way. Sure, Switzerland is the modern home of fine watchmaking, but there are plenty of fantastic watchmakers creatin...

    POSTED 12 Oct, 2018 4 Comments

  • Montblanc's Summit 2 Smartwatch: more tech doesn't mean less luxe

    As the smartwatch marketplace matures, Montblanc's Summit 2 packs even more functionality into the body of the already-fine timepiece. The Summit 2 features a 42mm case with a 1.2 inch display and is the first luxury smartwatch to include Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon Wear 3100 chipset designe...

    POSTED 5 Oct, 2018 2 Comments

  • Review: one week wearing the new Apple Watch 4

    I've spent the past week wearing with, and living with, the Apple Watch Series 4. My take? The fourth-generation Apple Watch is cohesive, it's ambitious, and it might just encourage you to reshape your habits and behaviors for the better. During my tenure covering the watch industry, there ...

    POSTED 21 Sep, 2018 4 Comments

  • One watch, many looks: a primer on watch straps

    Replacing the strap is a quick and inexpensive way to dramatically change the style of your watch. A new strap can dress a watch up or down, make it more comfortable in hot and humid weather, and look the part while driving a vintage car. And for frequent flyers in particular, it's far easier to...

    POSTED 20 Sep, 2018 1 Comment

  • eBay moves to authenticate luxury watches

    Buyers looking to purchase a luxury watch on eBay will now be able to click a little easier with news that the online marketplace is expanding its Authenticate program to include sought-after wristwatch brands. Casual browsers and dedicated horology fans can now peruse an authenticated selection...

    POSTED 7 Sep, 2018 0 Comments

  • Rev up your style with these five watches inspired by motorsports

    Love of motoring and a love of watches often go hand-in-hand. Automatic watches and cars both share a mechanical heart, as well as an obsession with timing, endurance and performance. Racing watches take this common heritage a step further, often featuring racing-coloured dials, perforated strap...

    POSTED 4 Sep, 2018 0 Comments

  • These elegant new Nomos watches salute the spirit of Bauhaus design

    Nine colourful Nomos Tangente spinoffs pay handsome homage to the Bauhaus movement on the 100th anniversary of the legendary German art and design school. One of the words most often used to describe Nomos Glashütte's watches is "Bauhaus." While that might be used as shorthand to cover thin...

    POSTED 27 Aug, 2018 0 Comments

  • Tudor Black Bay Fifty Eight: a stunning spin on the vintage dive watch

    The Black Bay Fifty Eight is a landmark watch release from Tudor, providing the smallest and slimmest true dive watch from the brand since the Tudor Submariner (ref 7924) launched in 1958 – hence the name bestowed upon the Black Bay Fifty Eight. But that's not the only part of the Fif...

    POSTED 8 Aug, 2018 1 Comment

  • Dressed for success: how to choose a winning dress watch

    Designed to be worn on formal and black tie occasions, dress watches are the most elegant of timepieces. Their goal is at once powerful yet subtle: an understated 'classic' design which doesn't draw undue attention to itself. When it's time to add a dress watch to your wardrobe, look for a ...

    POSTED 2 Aug, 2018 7 Comments

  • Cartier Santos: the original pilot's watch, reimagined

    Very few watches can claim true originality, and the Cartier Santos is among those few. The Santos made its debut way back in 1904 as a personal timepiece for aviation pioneer Alberto Santos-Dumont, making it both the first pilot’s watch and one of the earliest known men’s wristwatch...

    POSTED 20 Jul, 2018 0 Comments

  • How 'aviator watches' took flight

    Pilot's watches are among the most popular category of modern timepieces, even if most buyers are more likely to be sitting in a business class seat rather than behind the stick. But this is no mere branding exercise: flight and wristwatches are linked by a common history and purpose going back ...

    POSTED 17 Jul, 2018 3 Comments

  • Five world-timer watches for the business traveller

    The world-timer watch is a century-old solution to an increasingly modern problem: how to juggle the many different timezones of colleagues, suppliers and clients. While a simple GMT watch lets you keep track of a single secondary timezone, a world-timer displays the time in 24 zones simult...

    POSTED 11 Jul, 2018 3 Comments

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