Meet the Pantone Colors for Fall — Coming to Watches Soon

 |  June 6th, 2016

The Pantone Color Institute released its latest Fashion Color Report — with 10 hot hues for fall. The palette brings us shades from neutrals, to earthy tones and a bit of bright color mixed in: Airy Blue, Sharkskin, Aurora Red, Warm Taupe, Lush Meadow, Spicy Mustard, Potter’s Clay, Dusty Cedar, Riverside and Bodacious. While many of the color names are self explanatory,  Riverside isa medium blue color and Bodacious is a hot pink hue. Both are new colors t Pantone introduced to its Fashion and Interiors Color System last year. These hues are already making their way into the fall fashion statements of timepieces, with a few emulated in dial colors and most to be found as strap colors.

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Ritmo Mundo Zooms Forward with Racer Chronograph Collection of Boldly Affordable Watches

 |  April 20th, 2016

Springtime is the season of auto racing, bringing out the best cars, the classic cars, the fastest cars and the watches  that pay them tribute. Ritmo Mundo is a brand that embraces the best of the auto-inspired world at truly affordable prices that make this the brand to buy for any car enthusiast.  We’ve written about the brand’s tribute watch to Dan Wheldon here, and its sexy ladies’ Racer line, too, now we bring you a look at the details that make it perfect for fathers and sons, racers and car lovers. The bold 44mm Racer Chronograph collection, powered by Swiss Ronda movements, are offered in stainless steel or in gold-plated stainless steel and in Black IP.  Dials feature chronograph…

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3 Terrific Skull Watches for Men and Women from Baselworld 2016 (Hublot, Romain Jerome, Fiona Kruger)

 |  March 24th, 2016

In the past few years we have witnessed a renaissance of interest in displaying artistic and stylized skulls on jewelry and even on timepieces. In fact, some watch brands have made entire collections dedicated the skull motif – not just in Gothic renditions, but also in lively, colorful versions that recall festive celebrations of life. Here at BaselWorld 2016, you see several strong interpretations. Hublot, for instance, unveils the Big Bang Broderie Sugar Skull watch, a fusion of art, femininity and life.   The Big Bang 41MM Broderie Sugar Skull is a true fashion statement. To depict the very high-styled skull motif on the watch dial and strap, Hublot turns to the art of embroidery – taking its cure from fashion,…

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Baselworld 2016: Three Affordable World Time Watches With Dramatic Details

 |  March 21st, 2016

In today’s world of business and travel, keeping track of time around the world poses a monumental task. However, this task has been recognized and made ever easier by some of the world’s top watch brands. World timer watches that display the time in the key cities around the globe, and GMT watches that tell the time in a second zone, have become among the most sought-after functions in today’s busy world. As such, watchmakers have developed ways to make these timepieces both simply attractive and incredibly user friendly – at affordable values. Here at Baselworld 2016, we are seeing some nice new world time trackers. Offering extreme beauty and value, Cuervo y Sobrinos takes classic design to new levels…

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Leap Year — Why We Have It and Watches that Can Help You Track It

 |  February 29th, 2016

  Today is February 29th—a day that comes around only once every four years. Called Leap Year, the year with the extra day in it has a special meaning. While to some it may be reverse day (women, you can ask that man to marry you today), and to others it may be an extra day to just celebrate life, the reality is that the extra day only happens so that we can be more in keeping with the true solar time. It takes the Earth approximately 365.242189 days – or 365 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes, and 45 seconds – to circle once around the Sun. But the Gregorian calendar – created to offer trackable days of equal length…

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