Introducing – Bell & Ross BR 01 Cyber Skull – Reinterpreting The Square Case

Bell & Ross watches are, for a good reason, often associated with pilots and military forces. This has been the brand’s raison d’être since its inception. Serious, stealth, instrumental, the emblematic BR 01 and BR 03 collection, with its “circle within a square”, sums up the brand’s design language perfectly. Yet, from time to time, […]

Introducing – Oris Big Crown Pointer Date Bronze “Fratello” Edition

The Oris Big Crown Pointer Date is one of the brand’s all-time classics, a watch that has helped Oris weather the storm in the 1980s and a watch with a specific resonance on the Dutch market. This watch is special for the brand and, without surprise, it is the watch that the Fratello team selected […]

Hands-on – The Handsome Montblanc 1858 Monopusher Chronograph

Who would have predicted that the trend for vintage watches would become a consolidated sector of practically every watch brand with a history of more than 100 years? What started as a nostalgic trip down memory lane has entrenched itself as an enduring phenomenon. Dedicated collections are now the repositories of golden oldies, some more […]

Introducing – Baltic Aquascaphe GMT (Live Pics & Price)

The brainchild of Etienne Malec, a young Frenchman who has inherited his father’s passion for watches, Baltic has moved from a Kickstarter project to a proper brand with its own identity and a growing collection. Relatively accessible and made with a sheer passion for the golden age of tool watches, Baltic has gained the respect […]

Introducing – Maurice Lacroix Aikon Label Noir, Ready for Black Friday

The Aikon gets a sleek dark makeover by Geneva-based watch customiser Label Noir. As Maurice Lacroix’ affordable take on the luxury sports watch since 2016, the Aikon is a dynamic collection in constant expansion. Limited to 50 pieces, the Maurice Lacroix Aikon Label Noir Automatic Limited Edition will be available today – Black Friday – […]

Introducing – From an Akula Submarine to the Wrist, the Raketa Leopard 24

The economic dimension of the world’s political division during the Cold War was paramount. Producing precise and reliable watches was essential, and just like other strategic industrial activities, the Soviet government supported Russian watch manufacturers such as Raketa, Poljot, Slava or Vostok. Naturally, Soviets also needed to produce their own tool watches. Among these were […]

Introducing – TAG Heuer Aquaracer Bamford Limited Edition (Live Pics & Price)

Collaborations between watch brands and external designers or watch customizers are a growing thing in the industry, the idea being to infused a different take on the watch, less ‘horological’, more design-oriented. So what happens when TAG Heuer, the avant-garde brand known for its robust sports watches, meets Bamford Watch Department, the famous UK-based personalisation […]

Introducing – Bell & Ross BR 03-92 White Camo

While the brand has recently focused part of its collections on more urban models, or on F1-related collaborations, Bell & Ross is first and foremost a provider of military watches. Special forces and pilot squadrons have been the brand’s first supporters and these military roots are still the core inspiration behind its creations. It’s not […]

Introducing – The Rado Captain Cook Bronze, Now with Burgundy Dial (Live Pics & Price)

Since 2017, Rado has found a spot in the market for cool, vintage-oriented dive watches with its successful Captain Cook model. Largely associated with the use of high-tech ceramics, Rado also benefits from a rich history, and several emblematic watches from the past have been reintroduced. Inspired by a 1962 piece with a distinctive case/bezel […]