Affordable Watches: Meet the Rado Captain Cook MKIII Automatic Divers Watch (price)

 |  September 14th, 2018

Globally recognized for its innovative designs and for creating some of the world’s most durable watches, Rado now unveils the new Captain Cook MKIII. The MKIII draws inspiration from the brand’s original 1962 Captain Cook divers timepiece. The Captain Cook collection is named after the 18th century British explorer Captain James Cook who charted thousands of miles of the unexplored Pacific Coastline. Captain Cook was a man with a vast knowledge of cartography, anthropology and astronomy – worldly pioneering studies…

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Hamilton Watches Unveils Vintage-Inspired Intra-Matic Collection (prices)

 |  September 6th, 2018

Founded in 1892 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, but now made in Switzerland, Hamilton draws upon its rich history and the latest Swiss movements and technologies to create aesthetic and innovative designs. Combining American and Swiss spirit, the new Hamilton Intra-Matic blends genuine vintage style with sleek modern touches. A prime example is the new Intra-Matic Automatic Chronograph, which pulls inspiration from the brand’s 1968 Chronograph A. Also impressive –thanks to their retro styling mixed with warm accents and smoked elements –…

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Parmigiani Unveils Toric Qualite Fleurier Watch Certified By Fleurier Quality Foundation Certified

 |  August 31st, 2018

Taking its name from founder Michel Parmigiani, Parmigiani Fleurier was created in 1996 in Switzerland. With its own watchmaking center, the brand has been able to harness full control over production while enabling unique creative freedom in development. Fourteen years ago, Parmigiani Fleurier co-founded the Fleurier Quality Foundation, which certifies the most important prestigious watches made in that region only. This year, the brand is paying tribute to the first watch ever created by Michel Parmigiani – The Toric —…

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Earth Day: Meet Affordable Q&Q Solar Powered Watches that Save Lives

 |  April 22nd, 2016

Today is Earth Day, and while there are a lot of watch brands inspired to help save the Earth, we thought it was a good opportunity to present incredibly affordable watches that are solar powered instead of battery powered and that have a couple of charitable sides. Inspired by exotic endangered species, Q&Q debuts the Smile Solar Collection in collaboration with Red List. These cost-efficient, colorful watches feature prints of some of the world’s most exotic endangered species including the Nigerian Giraffe,…

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Fast Focus: Meet the Tutima Grand Flieger Airport Chronograph Pilot’s Watch

 |  February 23rd, 2016

Almost since its inception, German watch brand, Tutima, has been deeply involved in the world of aviation. In fact, its 1940’s historical pilot chronograph has become a legend in the pilots world due to its reliability and functionality. The watch, outfitted with caliber UROFA 59, was the first German chronograph to boast addition timing and a flyback function. Now, 75 years later, the Grand Flieger Airport Chronograph (Ref. 6401-01 and 02)  represents the newest rendition of this historical timepiece. Powered by the…

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Meet a Timepiece that Literally Dates Back to the Dawn of Time: Louis Moinet Stardance

 |  February 19th, 2016

  Since it’s founding hundreds of years ago, and since its re-introduction to the market iin 2004, Louis Moinet has been inspired by creativity, exclusivity, art and design. This year, the brand has encompassed all of those attributes in the creation of its newest women’s timepiece, the Stardance. This 36mm watch features a mother-of-pearl dial with a Côtes de Jura (the brand’s own proprietary) guilloche design and a day and night display. The unique moon-phase disk is made from an…

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Three Top Timepieces from Bovet 1822 that will Steal Your Heart (including the Bovet Recital 18 Shooting Star)

 |  February 18th, 2016

This January, BOVET1822 once again wowed us with the brand’s technical and aesthetic prowess.  Three incredible new watches were unveiled to the world, and we are at a loss as to designate which is the most prized, as each is worthy of the collector’s full attention. The incredibly complicated Bovet Recital 18 Shooting Star Tourbillon GMT  portrays hemispheric universal time with a selectable time zone and an ultra-compact 24 cities indicator. A cartographer was specially commissioned to design this atypical 3D map…

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