Ikepod Founder, Oliver Ike, Unveils the new A. Manzoni & Fils Canopus Weekplanner

As you may have already noticed, this week’s watch coverage thus far is about new watches. The one we are about to cover is a new venture — so new that it can be found on Kickstarter — a group funding project open to anyone wishing to invest in getting this Swiss-made timepiece line off…

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Unveiling the Renato Master Horologe Line

We know our readers enjoy affordable watches that are packed with form and function. As such, we bring you the new Renato Master Horologe collection of timepieces.  The Renato Watches brand has been around for about eight years, but now, under the leadership of SLB LLC, the brand progresses to the Renato Master Horologe Swiss-made…

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Introducing the Linde Werdelin SpidoLite II Gold North America Limited Edition Watch

Linde Werdelin is one of the more unusual brands on the market. Using  comic book characters to tell its many varied stories, the brand nonetheless produces some very serious timepieces. Founded just over 10 years ago, in 2002, by Morten Linde and Jorn Werdelin, the brand made its official launch in 2006 – using Swiss…

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Ditch the Garage: Car-aligned watches

Luxury watches named for automobiles are the hottest status symbol yet. While car aficionados love those luxurious sports cars, those cars can’t accompany the owner into board meetings or outings. It’s time to ditch the garage and wear a bit of the auto-inspired luxury world on the wrist — and you can do this in…

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Watch Education: Understanding the Chronograph

Chronograph watches are great summer timepieces – as they can time all of those outdoor activities you indulge in – swimming, jogging, rowing, and more. Here, we try to outline the basics (entire books have been written about chronographs) about what exactly a chronograph watch is and how it functions. Essentially, a chronograph is a…

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Wrist Watching: Jacob & Co. Brilliant Tourbillon

Today’s finest watch brands are bringing the mechanical magic of timepieces to ultra-feminine levels, with a move toward women’s watches with tourbillon escapements. One of the most complicated and coveted horological feats, the tourbillon (“whirlwind” in French) is a highly precise mechanism that eliminates errors in timekeeping caused by the force of gravity when a…

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