Up Close with the Armin Strom Edge Double Barrel Unveiled at Baselworld 2016

At this year’s Basel world Armin Strom unveiled its latest release, the Armin Strom Double Barrel Edge. With a PVD black case, larger size and bold skeletonization, the latest release will lure watch buyers looking for a bold and evocative statement on their wrists. The main story with the Edge Double Barrel is its striking…

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

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…

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Baume & Mercier Unveils Petite Promesse Watches with Double-Wrap Straps

Last week, we had the great opportunity to join Baume & Mercier at the Standard Penthouse in New York City as the brand celebrated the official unveiling of the new 22mm Petite Promesse. We wrote about this watch in full detail on our column on WorldTempus earlier this week. You can read about the thinking behind…

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

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…

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Louis Moinet’s Astrolabe Tourbillon Brings History to the Forefront

The old adage “Everything old is new again” couldn’t be more to the point than with the latest release from Louis Moinet, the Astrolabe Tourbillon. Invented by the Greek scientist Hipparchus, the word astrolabe comes from the Greek astrolabos, which means “an instrument to measure the height of the stars.” The tool can be used to…

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Meet the Watch that Displaced the Daytona (Almost) at this Year’s Baselworld: The Rolex Air-King

This year at Baselworld, when it came to Rolex, all eyes were on the newly revamped Daytona. Well, not all eyes. While we liked the new Daytona, we loved the new Rolex Oyster Perpetual Air-King. The 40mm watch is an impressive re-introduction of a classic that not only pays tribute to its aviation roots, but also embraces the…

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