Affordable Watches: Ritmo Mundo Unveils Racer Quartz Chrono Line for Men and Women

 |  July 1st, 2015

Ritmo Mundo is a brand that manages to deliver affordability with class and style time and again. Having partnerships with sporting events, teams and people such as  LA Galaxy, Petra Kvitova, and Indy racing,  the brand gains inspiration from an eclectic playground. Now, the brand announces its newest auto-inspired classic chic line:  Racer Quartz Chrono and Racer Quartz. The lineup includes redesigns from the brand’s previous IndyCar styles and offers both chronograph styles and three-hands styles with cleaner looks. The entire Racer lineup features a variety of sizes, styles, and colors — all of which evoke a certain racing quality about them. The larger sized 44mm Racer Quartz Chrono houses a Swiss Ronda quartz chronograph movement and is available in stainless steel in different finishes, including steel, black PVD or rose gold…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Tourbillon Packs a Powerful Punch

 |  June 30th, 2015

When it comes to ultra thin timepieces, Jaeger-LeCoutre is no stranger in the craft. We’ve brought you the news on their previous creations like the Master Ultra-Thin Perpetual Calendar and the Ultra Thin edition done with a meteorite dial. However, the Master Ultra Thin Tourbillon  in white gold is well worth a close up look. Earlier renditions have been done with a pink gold casing and even a diamond adorned case.  However, the white gold edition has an added elegance to it that ensures the focus of the eye goes to the manufacture-made tourbillon escapement, which rests at six o’clock. The beauty of this watch is multi-fold. It houses an ultra-thin mechanical automatic movement Jaeger-LeCoultre Claiber 982) with 282 components — an incredible number — and…

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OK Men, This one is for the Women: Christophe Claret Unveils Marguerite

 |  June 29th, 2015

Earlier today in Switzerland, Christophe Claret unveiled his second watch dedicated to women. Called  Marguerite, the watch is inspired by the floral elegance of his first women’s timepiece, Margot, unveiled last year. You can read more about that watch here. Marguerite continues the theme of daisies and romance, but is not an actual game (Margot enabled the reader to virtually pluck the petals off the daisy on the dial to play “he loves me, he loves me not.”) The newest watch does not offer the gaming ability, but instead offers a magical beauty in the way it tracks time. The daisy in the center of the mother-of-pearl watch dial features two butterflies. One sits atop a petal, which moves every…

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Gucci Dive Watch Houses Automatic GP Movement

 |  June 24th, 2015

With summer upon us, water sports are all the rage. But you don’t have to spend a fortune for a watch that weathers the elements with you. The all new Gucci Diver watches go beyond fashion to the realm of form and function. The 45mm pieces are built in either black PVD coated steel or in stainless steel with black rubber straps or steel bracelets. Versions include the GP3300 automatic — which houses a movement manufactured by sister brand Girard-Perregaux. The 241-part Swiss Made caliber has a power reserve of 46 hours and is the result of five years of research and development. The watch meets strict guidelines of underwater reliability according to ISO standards, and is water resistant to 300…

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Bremont Unveils America’s Cup and Oracle Team USA Watches

 |  June 23rd, 2015

Last month, British brand Bremont announced its appointment at the Official Timing Partner to the 35th America’s Cup and to the defending champion Oracle Team USA.  To many, the announcement was a surprise – as Bremont has been so firmly entrenched in aviation. But, as Giles English, co-founder says, “We grew up in both worlds: aviation and sailing, and it is a dream come true for Bremont to support this famous race of such historical importance.” At a big event in New York City this evening,where Bremont officially opened its first USA boutique, the America’s Cup itself, along with key America’s Cup executives, were on hand for the unveiling of the new watches honoring its Official Timing position. While you…

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