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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...