Affordable Watches: British Brand, Christopher Ward, Releases All-New Malvern Watches

 |  January 27th, 2017

Christopher Ward is a relative newcomer on the watch scene, having launched the brand in  2004. The company is focused on creating accessible Swiss-made watch pieces with a high degree of quality craftsmanship. The British-based  watch brand specializes in quartz and mechanical pieces, with the watches being designed in the UK and assembled in Biel, Switzerland. This year, in honor of one of the brand’s best-selling collections, Malvern, Christopher Ward unveils two newly re-imagined Malvern timepieces: C3 Malvern Chronograph MK III and C5 Malvern Automatic MK III. The C5 Malvern Automatic watch features classic styling elements that are visually appealing and are inspired by the original. The watch boasts an opaline/sunray finish dial with specialized circular detailing and raised machine-slanted indexes. On the face of the watch, a beveled date…

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The One You Shouldn’t Miss in 2016: Ernst Benz Limited Edition Camaro Watch

 |  December 28th, 2016

It’s not too late. We still have a few days left in 2016 if you want to think about grabbing that one watch you missed that you shouldn’t have: The Ernst Benz Limited Edition Camaro watch. The timepiece is the result of a collaboration between the great American car company, Chevrolet, and the Swiss watch brand Ernst Benz. To honor 50 years of the legendary Camaro, Ernst Benz has unveiled a limited edition series of timepieces inspired by the colors and details of the exceptional 50th Anniversary Limited Edition Camaro.  Chevy began production in 1966 of the Camaro, that was a 1967 model.  The 50th anniversary limited edition series automobile is created in Nightfall Gray Metallic paint with detailed orange…

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Affordable Watches: Baume & Mercier MyClassima — Under $1,000 and in Stores Now

 |  November 30th, 2016

Looking for the perfect gift for the holidays for him or her — one that you can afford but that is also timeless and chic? Look no further than the all-new collection of affordable Baume & Mericer Classima watches called “MyClassima.” The new collection is being released just for the holidays, with all watches reatiling for less than $1,000. The first Classima watches were inspired by a design from a 1940’s museum piece found in the Baume & Mercier archives.  Over the years, the brand has continued to refresh and enliven the collection. In fact, you can read about last year’s redesign here.  Today, the brand has reinterpreted the design in a watch priced from $990 — perfect for the…

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Affordable Watches: Meet the Maurice Lacroix Pontos S Diver Blue Devil Limited Edition Watch

 |  November 7th, 2016

  Affordability in a dive watch is something truly worthy of attention – especially when that dive watch performs well and looks great. Such is the case with the Maurice Lacroix Pontos S Dive “Blue Devil” watch. Water resistant to a massive 60 atm (600 meters), the watch features screw-down crowns for  time adjustment and the internal rotating timing bezel, as well as a helium escape valve so that it can outperform its wearer. The bold Pontos S Diver features a blue dial, the best performing color in deep water. The yellow  accent color is a top performing color for the various lighting conditions. Taking its name from the territorial ocean creature, the southern blue devil fish, the Pontos S is built in a limited edition…

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On the Wrist: The Incredibly Versatile (and Affordable) Eterna KonTiki Ladies Diver Watch

 |  October 28th, 2016

Looking for the perfect gift for the woman in your life who loves the water but also has a real sense of style? Or, looking for the perfect self-purchase for your winter dive trip but not too into buying dive-specific watch? You may want to stop looking after you have taken a close-up study of the Swiss-made Eterna Lady KonTiki Diver watch. Recently, we spent a couple of weeks alternating between two versions of these 200-meter water-resistant watches and we have to say, it was difficult to pack them up and ship them back. These watches, one with a bracelet retailing for $1,950, and one with a black rubber strap retailing for $1,800, are the ultimate envy when it comes…

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