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There’s no denying that TAG Heuer are somewhat of a colossus in the world of watchmaking and they are one of the biggest and most respected brands in the luxury timepiece sector but this, patently, doesn’t mean they aren’t capable of producing breath-taking yet understated watches as the utterly exemplary TAG Heuer Monaco watch above superbly illustrates.
Richard Mille‘s latest iteration in watches is the RM 030 Americas Limited Edition, taking the notation of rarity to a completely new level, Richard Mille choose opted to only produce 30 pieces of this unit which will only be available in North and South America. The watch is compounded of a jet-black carbon nano-tube casing and a black rubber strap for durability.
Continuing the assault on the SS 2013 seasons, New York’s Supreme releases a product showcase video that gives our audience a closer look into its upcoming Customized Rolex Submariner.
Richard Mille returns to pushing quality design into his watches with this recent release of the new RM036 Tourbillion G-Sensor Limited Edition Jean Todt.
Swatch presents its latest Sports collection for the summer of 2012. Aligning with its previous releases, these watches feature one of the brand’s best selling models, the New Gent, with all-over patterns inspired by various action sports. The Swatch Sports Collection stylishly confirms the iconic Swiss watch and jewellery maker's long-standing enthusiasm and support for international Action and Extreme sports.
The Hamilton Ventura timepiece has been with the Men In Black series since its debut. Ten years later, Hamilton re-introduced its timepiece of choice for the series with the all new Ventura XXL as its official timepiece for Men In Black 3. With high end horology becoming more and more popular these days, the makers at Hamilton opted for an automatic version of the Ventura, powered by the widely used and robust ETA-2824 movement instead of a battery powered module like its original.
Nixon presents a look at its upcoming collection for Fall 2012. Shot in Encinitas, California, the two-minute video lookbook displays the brand’s usual attention to detail and features an array of watches, cases, bags and more in a range of materials that includes Horween leather, canvas and rusted, oxidized metals.
The rise of what watch collectors like to call the 21st century golden age of watchmaking also marks the rise of the big watch syndrome. In today's fashion standards, a 42mm case diameter watch is considered the bare minimum of what a man should wear, anything smaller are more or less relegated to the ladies.
Recently, at the Antiquirium auction, one extremely lucky person went home with the coveted Audemars Piguet Royal Oak timepiece for 40,000 CHF ($42,500 including buyer's premium). What made this timepiece so special is because this is one of the original A-series Royal Oak that had the AP logo above the 6 o'clock position.
I've been writing a lot about digital watches the past week or so. With staple giants such as the likes of Casio G-Shocks and the jaw-dropping and eye-popping HD3 Slyde to finish off last week's digital watch craze. But think of this, the digital watches of today were either for fashionistas who once a new piece every now and then, cause they're simply insanely cheap compare to their mechanical counterparts, along with the convenience of usage and repeatability of it.
Every month, we seem to be getting new color variations to the vast G-Shock collection of digital watches. There is no doubt in our mind that the Casio G-Shock revolutionizes the whole indestructible watch category and doing so made the G-Shock probably the most popular Japanese made watch in history.