Introducing – The New Zenith Chronomaster Sport (Live Pics & Video Review)

The Zenith Chronomaster has spawned numerous versions and generations since it was originally presented at the 1994 Basel fair.  More than 20 years later, this sports chronograph has become one of the brand’s key collections. Today, it is the most emblematic expression of the iconic El Primero movement. As 2021 kicks off, Zenith unveils a […]

Women’s Watch Wednesday – Breguet Reine de Naples Coeur Eternal Love Limited Edition

Breguet is recognised on a global scale for its commitment to creating refined feminine wristwatches, particularly those from the Reine de Naples collection, which is now considered the brand’s best-selling line for women. Its timepieces are inspired by a bracelet watch from yesteryear, crafted from hair and gold thread. It was one of the world’s […]

Introducing – Cuervo y Sobrinos Historiador Luna Negra

Cuervo y Sobrinos is a Swiss brand based in Le Noirmont, but it has deep Latin roots with design influences from its earlier years in Havana, Cuba. We reviewed the Historiador Pequeños Segundos last year and the piece really exemplifies the Historiador style with long, angular lugs and distinctive dial elements. The new watches build […]

Introducing – Oris Carl Brashear Calibre 401 Limited Edition

Today Oris launches a new model in its Carl Brashear commemorative collection, the third bronze watch honouring U.S. Navy Diver Carl Brashear’s indomitable spirit – a watch that is once again based on the Divers Sixty Five design, with multiple evolutions to make it unique. Not only is it the most compact bronze Carl Brashear […]

Introducing – The Urwerk UR-100V T-Rex

You can call Urwerk watches by many names, but shy or conservative aren’t part of this vocabulary. Daring, bold, provocative, futuristic, unusual, these are perfect ways to describe these complex and avant-garde creations. Apart from the watches inspired by sci-fi and space exploration, one of the most striking models ever was the UR-105 T-Rex, a […]

Hands-on – The New Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Professional Sedna Gold

Unless you’ve been living in a non-connected world for the last two weeks, you’ll know that Omega has just launched a new, profoundly updated version of its classic Speedmaster Moonwatch Professional, now equipped with a new movement – with Co-Axial escapement and Master Chronometer-certified – and with a new design. After looking closely at the […]

Introducing – The Ming 27.02 Gradient Guilloché

The strapline for Ming watches on the internet, “designed in Kuala Lumpur, made in Switzerland”, gives you an inkling that Ming is not your traditional watch brand. Ming Thein, a renowned commercial photographer from Malaysia, was one of the six founding fathers of the brand that arrived on the scene in 2017 with the 17.01. […]

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Women’s Watch Wednesday – The Blancpain Villeret Saint-Valentin 2021

When it comes to luxury timepieces for women, Blancpain’s Villeret feminine collection has been a source of inspiration for the company’s annual Valentine’s Day release. For the past 21 years, Blancpain has released a timepiece in celebration of love. In 2019 it released a Villeret Women Quantième Phases de Lune watch, which we covered here, […]

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Hands-on – The Zenith Chronomaster Revival A385

Even after more than 50 years of loyal services, the El Primero remains one of the most fascinating movements to be manufactured. With its column-wheel architecture, its high-frequency, and multiple small but necessary upgrades, it has managed to stand the test of time. In 2019, for its 50th-anniversary, Zenith commemorated this legendary calibre with multiple […]

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Introducing – The Nivada Grenchen Depthmaster Rebirth

The world of dive watches is immense… so much so that we sometimes forget that during the 1960s there were hundreds of brands and watches available. Some, of course, acquired cult status; some fell into oblivion. Others, however, are still known and collected by a niche group of enthusiasts. We’ve seen this recently with Aquastar, […]

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