Top 5 Military-Inspired Watches: After All, We Fought For Our Independence

MTM Special Ops watches

While most other watch writers in America are busy focusing on red, white and blue watches to help us celebrate American’s Independence this July 4th, I just couldn’t bring myself to do that. While Ulysse Nardin makes an incredible skeletonize watch painted with the American flag, and several other brands have something American-themed to flaunt,…

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On World Oceans Day, Meet The Oris Divers Sixty-Five Chronograph

For those who have followed our site for some time, you know that we are big fans of Oris. The brand is consistently able to deliver pieces that are affordable, attractive and offer a compelling narrative drawn from the history of the manufacturer or from the environment we live in. The newest Oris Divers Sixty-Five…

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Oris Goes For Wild and Wonderful Pop-Up Store Experience with Vintage Airstream

Oris Airstream Pop-Up shop mixes vintage mobile Americana with Swiss watchmaking.

It isn’t every day that we see pop-up watch sales by brands at events taking place around America, but when we do, they are usually very staid in nature, with sales reps showing watches via luxury showcases and pouring champagne. Well forget that … Independent Swiss watch brand, Oris, takes the concept of experiencing watches…

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Oris Supports The Coral Restoration Foundation, Revisiting CRF’s Efforts Post Hurricane Irma

Oris Staghorn Limited Edition watch

It was just about a year ago that I joined Oris on an incredible expedition to the Florida Keys, where we worked side-by-side with the Coral Restoration Foundation (CRF) to learn about reforestation of the coral reefs, harvesting and replanting coral. It was an amazing experience (you can read about the complete adventure here) not…

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In Stores: Oris Carl Brashear Chronograph Limited Edition

Oris Carl Brashear Chronograph Limited Edition, powered by the mechanical Caliber 771

Initially announced in Basel and available in stores now  is  Oris’  second limited edition bronze watch, the . The watch is a tribute to  a real American hero, US Naval Master Diver Carl Brashear. Similar to the first watch, which was a time only piece, the Oris Carl Brashear Chronograph Limited Edition has its roots in…

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Worn & Wound’s First West Coast Wind-Up Show Happens This Weekend in San Francisco

Oris Divers Sixty Five. Oris is a partner sponsor of the Worn & Wound Wind-Up show.

Beginning this Friday, May 18, more than two dozen interesting independent watch brands — most with retail prices  lower than $5,000 — will flock to  San Francisco’s Chandran Gallery to showcase their newest watch collections, including a few special editions to be launched at the three-day Wind-Up fair by Worn & Wound.. Among them are…

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