Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Why a Manual-Wound Panerai is worth it

In today's horological market, one is impossible to not notice the cult following of Panerai. For years, we've seen people marvel on these big timepieces. How big you say? 47mm diameter big. That's a...

Girard-Perregaux 1966 Chronograph and A New Website!

What you see above is the Girard-Perregaux 1966 chronograph. This was a timepiece introduced back in 2010, but is beginning to show glimpse of becoming a cult watch icon. The reason for the 1966...

Not Just Any Watch But A State of the Art Instrument by Sinn

One might notice that in my past few articles in my column, I had been favoring the German watches over their Swiss counterparts for quite some time already, particularly the ones from Glashütte. I admit I have grown fond of the German pieces as they provide exclusivity to the wearer and delivers the same quality, sometimes even better, than their Swiss counterparts.

A Titanium Piaget Polo45

The all new Piaget Polo 45 in full grade 5 titanium, a first titanium piece for the brand. The Polo 45 was indeed one of Piaget's most famous luxury sportswatch. Born in 1979, in the era when Royal Oaks and Nautilus reign supreme, the Polo 45 offered something different into the table.

Top Picks for Baselworld 2012

Baselworld 2012, has come and go. Leaving watch fans around the world with awe and disappointment. Some of the pieces this year from Basel offered nothing special and are simply just re-editions of older pieces. But some rise above the others and offered something new. A refreshing way to start the 2012, with a new timepiece on our wrist.

Mushrooms and Berries from Nomos-Glashütte

Didn't I promise that I post more about Nomos? So here we are, on my special ladies watch week giving you glimpse and insights on the most elegant and unique ladies timepiece in the market.

Van Cleef & Arpels: A True Ladies Watch

Parisian Jeweler that is Van Cleef & Arpels intent on making a true women's timepiece - Pont des Amoureux. Providing women a new way of observing the passing of time.

Jaeger LeCoultre & Diane Kruger

It's been quite some time now since I written a good ladies watch. If you've been following my articles lately you would have notice my appreciation for fine in-house movements. To be frank and bold, nothing and I mean nothing beats Jaeger-LeCoultre in this aspect.

Tag Heuer Will Use Seiko Parts as Swatch Cuts Deliveries

Society Original Products, a Boston-based streetwear brand, recently released the lookbook for their new hats, brought to you in partnership with New Era. There are seven brand-new designs, coming in several different colors and patterns. Additionally, this capsule collection features both snapbacks and fitteds.

Nomos-Glashütte: A Watch Brand That Deserves Recognition

When it comes to collectible, luxury timepieces, most people often resort to looking at the Swiss Watch market and seldom look the other way. Most of the Swiss watches use parts or movements from the biggest watch company in the country - The Swatch Group. With most of the luxury mechanical timepieces (if not all) ranging from $1,000 - $5,000 USD price range uses ETA movement.

Tag Heuer Carrera 80 (A Tribute to Jack Heuer’s 80th Birthday)

In the world of horology, only one lives up to the title on creating the very first automatic chronograph wrist watch in the world. Although it may be vexing to know that the title has been greatly debated between the Zenith Movado Group against Heuer et al. But one fact indeed is that the Calibre 11 created by the Heuer group had rocked the foundations of the entire wrist watch industry. Such a feat catapulted Tag Heuer to be one of the leading sports watch makers in the industry.

The Making of the Rolex Deep Sea Challenge

You've all heard the fuss about the all new Rolex Sky Dweller, and now let's step back a bit and look at the first Rolex to held the "Dweller" name, the Rolex Sea Dweller...

The New Seiko Astron: Advance Enough to Compete with your Smartphone

Before the advent of the smartphones, along with the meteoric rise of mobile devices, may it be from Apple or from Google or from any silicon loving companies out there. The wristwatch was the...

Harry Winston Opus 12

The new Opus or the Opus 12 has officially been unveiled in Baselworld 2012. Another masterpiece from yet another collaboration with expert watchmaker, Emmanuel Bouchet.

The White Dial Patek Philippe Nautilus

As we came off from a much superior showing of horology in the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, with giant releases from Jaeger-LeCoultre Deep Sea Chronograph, A. Lange & Söhne New Datograph and...