Hands-on – The Longines Silver Arrow

This isn’t the first time we’ve said it, but Longines is one of the brands that best knows how to play with its heritage and revive some of its most glorious models. Think about the superb Tuxedo Chronograph, the all-time classic Legend Diver or the oddly cool Avigation A7. And it goes on… This year, […]

6 months ago

Hands-on – The Longines Avigation BigEye Titanium & Blue Dial

Longines and its Heritage collection… A range that comprises some of the most desirable watches produced by the brand, all inspired by some of Longines’ most glorious past watches, re-edited in a modern way but always with great historical relevance. One of the flagship models in this collection is the Avigation BigEye, a watch modelled after […]

6 months ago

Introducing – The Longines HydroConquest 41mm Two-Tone Collection

It is the solidity and accessibility of the Longines HydroConquest watch that lends itself as such a useful tool for amateur and professional divers. That said, the robust yet classically designed watches from this collection are more than at ease on dry land too. The Saint-Imier-based manufacturer first launched the HydroConquest watch in 2007 but […]

7 months ago

Introducing – Longines Adds an Art Deco Sector Dial to its DolceVita Automatic

To be fair, the Longines DolceVita has never been the most appealing watch of the brand. Sure, it is elegant and certainly well executed, but its rectangular case and “Cartier-esque” dials could never really compete with the attractiveness of the Heritage collection. It is one of those collections that is simply overlooked by the watch […]

7 months ago

Introducing – The Longines Legend Diver, Now With Gradient Blue or Brown Dial

The Longines Legend Diver needs little introduction. Indeed, it might well be the most emblematic watch from the winged-hourglass brand’s Heritage collection. Based on a historically-important “compressor” dive watch from the 1960s, the brand introduced a faithful re-edition all the back to 2007, and this watch, available in multiple editions, has been around since then. […]

7 months ago

Introducing – The New Longines Avigation BigEye Titanium

The Avigation BigEye is one of those great Heritage Longines watches that pay tribute to the rich aviation past of the brand. Launched in 2017 in steel with a black dial, it was modelled after an elusive 1930s watch with quite a resemblance with some glorious post-WWII pilot’s chronograph too. Also, as indicated by its name, […]

7 months ago

Introducing – The New Longines Silver Arrow

With a continuous production of almost 200 years (founded 1832), Longines is one of the Swiss watch brands with the richest history. No wonder by its Heritage collection is filled with some of the coolest vintage-inspired watches currently on the market. The brand is a specialist of the genre, bringing retro-styled watches with modern features […]

7 months ago

Review – Longines HydroConquest 43mm Blue Dial and Bezel

The popularity of dive watches is at an all-time high, and there are plenty of big fish in the pond. With stiff competition from all quarters, it’s always encouraging to discover a dive watch from one of Switzerland’s oldest and most respected brands that hasn’t strayed into inaccessible waters. Unlike the popular remakes of family […]

9 months ago

Review – Longines HydroConquest 43mm Blue Dial and Bezel

The popularity of dive watches is at an all-time high, and there are plenty of big fish in the pond. With stiff competition from all quarters, it’s always encouraging to discover a dive watch from one of Switzerland’s oldest and most respected brands that hasn’t strayed into inaccessible waters. Unlike the popular remakes of family […]

9 months ago

Buying Guide – MONOCHROME’s Favourite Accessible Watches of 2020

MONOCHROME has always been, since its inception in 2006, a celebration of fine watches. And by that, we mean mechanical watches in general, from high-end brands to creative independent watchmaking or icons of the industry. While we can dream in front of a superb Lange Tourbograph Perpetual or some of the most complex watches of […]

9 months ago