A comprehensive look at new sport watches and how sporty timepieces work.

Ball Watch and CronotempVs Collectors Present the Engineer 00Red

Ball Engineer III 00 Red

By Nancy Olson CronotempVs Collectors is an international private watch collector community that partners with major watch brands and independent makers to create timepieces that highlight traditional watchmaking. Sixteen different projects have been realized since the club’s founding in 2009 and the most recent is the “00Red” shown here, created with Switzerland-based Ball Watch. It…

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Panerai Partners With Navy SEALs, Offers SEALs Experience, Unveils Historic Document

Panerai Submersible Chrono Navy SEALs Experience watch.

Ever wish you could take a few days and mingle with the Navy SEALS — maybe even take a training course and try your hand at search and rescue? Now is your chance. As it has in the past with other watches, such as the Jimmy Chin experience, Panerai now offers a real Experience watch…

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Blue Pandas? Absolutely, And IWC Does Them Right With The Portugieser

IWC Portugieser Automatic Blue Panda.

  Watch collectors around the world are familiar with the term Panda when it comes to chronograph watches. It typically defines a white background with black subsidiary dials (panda eyes)  and the reverse Panda is just what it sounds like: black dial, white subsidiary dials. Now, though, IWC Schaffhausen brings one of the watch  world’s…

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George Clooney and Hyun Bin Take The Lead For  Omega Speedmaster ’57 Collection

george clooney, omega

  One would be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t know who Georg Clooney is. In some houses, the famed actor is practically a household name.  He has also been a long-time friend of Omega and now he takes center stage (again) as one of the key faces behind the new Omega Speedmaster ’57 collection. …

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Rolex Brand Ambassadors Carlos Alcaraz, Iga Swiatek Win US Open Tennis Championships

Rolex, US Open Tennis Championships, Carlos Alcaraz

The U.S. Open Tennis Championship came to a close on Sunday, with two Rolex brand testimonees (ambassadors/friends) taking the victory. For the men’s singles, Carlos Alcaraz takes his first Grand Slam Title (becoming the youngest US Open men’s single finalist since 1990), while in the women’s singles, Iga Swiatek won her first US Open and…

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Gucci Dives Into Sustainable Watches

The new Gucci Dive watches are made from bio-based materials.

  The House of Gucci has reinvented its Dive collection with the new series of four Gucci Dive watches made with bio-based materials and recycled steel. The four versions, each retailing for $1,850, are all water resistant to 200 meters and designed with sustainability and sports in mind. The 40mm watches boast a case and…

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