Hands-on – Longines Heritage Classic Tuxedo Small Seconds

Longines’ archive is the envy of many watchmaking brands, a rich source of material to furnish the highly popular and ever-expanding Heritage collection. Earlier this year, Longines produced two Heritage Classic Tuxedo models that stole our hearts with their stylish two-tone, black-tie looks. We’ve reviewed the Classic Tuxedo Chronograph, so now we’ll take a closer […]

Women’s Watch Wednesday – The Nomos Tetra Divine Spark

To mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of German composer Ludwig van Beethoven, German brand Nomos revisits its square watch with its Tetra Symphony quartet. The Tetra Divine Spark is a member of this quartet and comes with a subtle yet warm copper-coloured dial, an in-house manual-winding movement and the stylish Bauhaus minimalism associated […]

Introducing – Ming 19.05 Titanium, The Last Model in the 19 Series

Readers of MONOCHROME will be familiar with the name Ming Thein, a renowned commercial photographer and the founder of the Malaysian watch brand Ming. Just three years after the brand’s debut with the Ming 17.01, Ming and his team have generated a family of watches with a distinctive and highly contemporary design ethos. The brand’s […]

2 weeks ago

Introducing – NOMOS Ludwig 38 and Ludwig 33 Annual Holiday Watches (Live Pics)

NOMOS is a rare breed of watchmakers as it’s independently run in Glashütte and a vertically integrated manufacture with an accessibly priced portfolio. This is a combination that you don’t see often these days. Earlier this year, the brand celebrated the 175th anniversary of watchmaking in Glashütte with several limited edition watches sporting white enamel […]

2 weeks ago

Introducing – The Credor Eichi II, Now with Deep Blue “Ruri” Dial

Credor… A name that might not tell a lot to some of our readers, but that is synonymous of the best that Japan can produce in terms of high-end watchmaking. Credor is Seiko’s top of the range collection, even above the already handsome Grand Seiko watches. Since 2008 and the first Eichi watch, this name […]

3 weeks ago

Introducing – Seiko Presage Cocktail Automatic SRPF37J1 & SRPF39J1 (Live Pics & Price)

Seiko is widely known for its robust sports watches, all under the Prospex sub-collection. There’s no denying the influence that the brand had and still has on the accessible sports watch market. Yet, Seiko is also capable of creating refined dress watches, which are known as Presage. A collection focused on traditional Japanese craftsmanship, Presage […]

3 weeks ago

Hands-on – Cuervo y Sobrinos Historiador Flameante “Boutique Edition” Salmon Dial

Cuervo y Sobrinos, the Swiss brand with Cuban roots, expands its Historiador collection with this new Flameante model with an elegant salmon dial. Like all Cuervo y Sobrinos designs, the mood is markedly retro. In the case of the Historiador Flameante collection, the inspiration is taken directly from a Cuervo y Sobrinos model produced in […]

3 weeks ago

Hands-on – The Tudor Royal Day-Date 41mm

The 1970s inspiration, understand the sporty-chic watch with integrated bracelet, is more fashionable than ever. This makes no debate and many brands, from high-end to accessible, have entered the race. Driven by the market’s enthusiasm for icons such as the Royal Oak and the Nautilus, we’ve seen multiple alternatives being presented in a more reasonable […]

4 weeks ago