Introducing – The New 2021 Editions of the Mido Ocean Star Tribute

Fun fact that many might not know, but back in the 1930s Mido was nicknamed the “King of Waterproof” due to the brand expertise in the field of water-resistant watches – which were not that common back in the days. This tradition continued with the brand’s early dive watches made in the 1960s. Part of […]

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Introducing – The Glashütte Original SeaQ 39.5mm, Now in Reed Green

Green is, without doubt, the trendiest colour in watchmaking these days. Green can be truly appealing, and Glashütte Original knows it. In fact, the brand surfed the wave quite early, before many others followed, with watches such as the Sixties Annual Edition 2018, the PanoMaticLunar Forest Green or the Seventies Chronograph Limited Editions. Now it […]

2 months ago

Hands-on – The New Louis Vuitton Tambour Street Diver

The latest model to join Louis Vuitton’s Tambour collection is the Street Diver, a sporty watch with a bold splash of colour. The iconic drum-shaped case of the Tambour incorporates a second crown to manipulate the internal bezel with a diving scale and gives the case its compressor-style looks – even though it’s not a […]

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Introducing – The Revamped Omega Seamaster 300 Collection (Live Pics & Price)

Launched in 2014, the Omega Seamaster 300 – not to be confused with the James Bond, more modern Seamaster Diver 300M – has since been the brand’s vintage evocation of the original 1957 Seamaster 300. Still, its previous iteration, how performing and well manufactured it was, as maybe a bit too technical and sporty. Well, […]

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Introducing – The New Omega Seamaster Diver 300M Black Black (Live Pics & Price)

Black has a powerful attraction. It can be discreet or bold, timeless yet modern. Blacked-out watches have seen a surge in popularity over the past years and it is time for the iconic Omega Seamaster Diver 300M to opt for a captivating monochromatic black attire… and this edition is enticing for a variety of reasons. […]

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Hands-on – The Ollech & Wajs OW Ocean Graph

In 2019, a very niche but still revered brand, specialized in instrument watches, made its comeback. This brand is Ollech & Wajs, a brand born in 1956, which gained quite some popularity amongst professionals. It took some years to convince Albert Wajs to pass on his brand, but Ollech & Wajs was back in action, with […]

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Hands-on – The New Archimèdes by Milus “Silver Storm” Edition

The concept of the compressor or super-compressor watch, due to its cool and technical design, is certainly very appealing, even though relatively rare nowadays in the Swiss watch industry. Only a few brands continue to manufacture such water-tight watches. Among them is a brand that has recently resurfaced with a collection of modernized watches inspired […]

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First Look – The New Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Diver Collection

The Royal Oak Offshore Diver, first entitled Royal Oak Offshore Scuba, made its appearance in 2005. Since its release, it has seen a variety of vibrant dial colours and innovative, bold materials such as forged carbon or ceramic. But today marks an important step in the history of AP’s diver’s watch, with the update of […]

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Introducing – The Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Diver Red Bronze

While Bell & Ross has gained most of its popularity thanks to its pilot’s and military watches, the brand also has a long tradition of diver’s instruments, such as the impressive Hydromax 11,000m or the BR 02 collection. Those two are long gone now but the brand has managed a few years ago to incorporate diving […]

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Introducing – The Doxa SUB 300 Carbon COSC Collection (Live Pics & Price)

For us here, at MONOCHROME, one of the coolest dive watches of 2020 was the Doxa SUB 300 Carbon Aqua Lung Sharkhunter. Why that? Because the iconic Doxa was clad in carbon for the first time, while reconnecting with the brand’s history through a partnership with Aqua Lung. For 2021, the brand brings back the […]

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