Superheroes on the Wrist: From Comic Book to Reality – Introducing Romain Jerome’s Batman-DNA

 |  October 30th, 2014

Pow. Blaam. Boom and Holy Bat Cave — superheroes are larger than life. So large, in fact that they celebrate birthdays and have their own timepieces – well at least Batman does. This week witnesses the 75th anniversary of DC Comics’ Batman — and in celebration of that, Romain Jerome unveils the super cool Batman-DNA watch. Dark and mysterious like the Caped Crusader, the 46mm Batman-DNA is a sleek and sophisticated black PVD-coated steel watch with black bezel – faceted to recall the sleek lines of the famed BatMobile. The black dial features the iconic Batman emblem that glows in the dark much like the well-known Bat-Signal (thanks to a special SuperLuminova treatment). The watch is finished with a black…

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Affordable Watch Wednesday: Introducing the Tissot T-Touch Solar Expert

 |  October 29th, 2014

Some watch brands really understand the need to protect the environment and go solar. Tissot has harnessed the power of light — and touch — and delivered it in a  good-looking, highly functional watch: the Tissot T-Touch Solar Expert watch.The watch offers the brand’s proprietary tactile-touch abilities. That is, all functions are activated simply by the touch of the crystal. Via some pretty high-tech electrical functions, circuits, charges and other systems, when the wearer touches the crystal in different points, the designated function is displayed. Additionally, the T-Touch Expert Solar absorbs light to power the watch. As light easy shine on the dial,  the SuperLuminova® hands and indexes not only get their glow, but also the light serves to recharge the watch. Functions…

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Introducing the A. Lange & Sohne Lange 1 Tourbillon Handwerkskunst

 |  October 27th, 2014

Not too long ago, during our week on German Watches, we wrote here about how A. Lange & Sohne re-established itself post-Berlin Wall – becoming a force with which to be reckoned in the luxury watch industry today. While we have a lot to tell you about the brand’s 20th anniversary of the Lane 1 — celebrated this past weekend in Dresdent — we also want to fill you in on the details — so be patient. If you love history and Lange, you may first be very interested in the four-and-a-half minute video below that brings us from 1945 to date – and outlines the rebirth of A. Lange & Sohne – it is a video worth watching. It was in…

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Piaget Unveils Vintage-Inspired Black Tie Watches for Pre-SIHH 2015: Men, You May Feel Slighted

 |  October 23rd, 2014

Yesterday we got the opportunity to spend some time previewing watches that will make their official debut in January at the SIHH exhibition in Geneva. Among them: Piaget. While we bring you a sneak-peek here at the newest vintage-inspired Black Tie watch from Piaget – we warn you, men, you may feel slighted. In fact, if you click over to our sister site, WatchSeduction, you will see the stunning depth the brand goes to for the Pre-SIHH women’s pieces. With a rich cultural history and daring watch designs in its archives, it is no wonder Piaget looked to its archives from half a century ago for inspiration. It was a time when Piaget was turning heads with its visionary free-spirited…

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Panerai Launches Radiomir Revolution

 |  October 21st, 2014

By Isaac Wingold Panerai is one brand that has a truly unique and loyal following. The faithful, or “Paneristi” as they call themselves, are the Italian watchmaker’s ultimate diehard fans who center their collections on the oversized, vintage dive-watch-inspired pieces. If the ‘risti have been following current watch news, they’d surely be excited by the brand’s latest announcements. With a plethora of additions made to the Luminor collection back in 2013, this year Panerai brings a strong focus back to the iconic Radiomir collection. What are arguably the most newsworthy and interesting new unveilings from Panerai are the 45mm PAM 572 Radiomir 1940 3 Days Automatic in steel, and PAM573 (the rose gold version). Dubbed the “Radiomir 1940” collection, these…

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