HANDS-ON: Bell & Ross hits the highway with the BR03-92 AeroGT

We’ve already met the brooding chunk of finely machined steel that is the BR03-94 AeroGT chronograph. Well, today we’re having a look at its less complicated brother – the BR03-92 AeroGT.

While the fundamentals of this time-only AeroGT are very similar to the many other BR03-92 models – namely the square 42mm case, the distinctive case screws, short lugs and chunky strap – in reality this feels like a completely different watch.…

5 years ago

WATCHSPOTTING: San Diego Comic-Con 2016, feat. Omega, Ball and a lot of Rolex

A celebration of comics, sci-fi, gaming and general nerdery, Comic-Con International wrapped up yesterday in San Diego – and if you’re not familiar with it, think Baselworld but with less watches and more figurines. If you’re one of the thousands of fans who went along to soak up the magic, we envy you – and best of luck getting the ketchup out of your Pikachu outfit.…

5 years ago

EDITOR’S PICK: Style warrior’s choice – the Longines Heritage Military COSD

Editor’s Note: Over the past week we’ve had a bit of fun with the latest Longines Heritage piece – the Military COSD – coming up with some hypothetical historical scenarios for this straight-up-and-down watch. And honestly, it’s an easy watch to have  fun with, thanks to its simple, rugged lines and exceptionally handsome face.…

5 years ago

FRIDAY WIND DOWN: 21st July, 2016 – the drama edition

Given that this past seven days have been all about Barry Conrad’s dramatic take on the Longines Military COSD, we thought this might be a good week to inject a little drama into our lives. So sit back, grab the popcorn and settle in for the Friday Wind Down (cue dramatic music and soap opera stares).…

5 years ago

GONE IN 60 SECONDS: Presenting for duty – the Longines Heritage Military COSD video review

Typically it’s the Time+Tide team that are the wrists behind our ‘Gone in 60 Seconds’ reviews, but today we’ve asked singer-songwriter-actor Barry Conrad to step up to the plate. He’s already delivered the thespian goods with his role as anonymous airman (we just made that title up; we have no idea if Barry named his monologue character or not) and told us how a good prop can make or break a performance.…

5 years ago

VIDEO: The Longines Heritage Military COSD Story, Part 2 – the power of props

Image by Kristian Dowling/Time+Tide Images
If you’re reading this and haven’t yet seen Barry Conrad’s dramatic monologue and the host of historical watch war-stories it reprises, go back and watch it – don’t worry, we’ll wait. You’re back? Good. Now that everyone’s up to speed, here is part two, where Barry Conrad, still in costume but out of character, talks about the power of props, and how a good prop can lead to a great performance.…

5 years ago