Thursday, 26 April 2012 13:49
The latest bespoke creation from luxury watch customizers, Bamford Watch Department, arrives in the form of a customized BWD Rolex Milgauss labeled, The Love Heart. The new 40mm Milgauss features military grade PVD (Physical Vapor Deposition) and is color-moded to fit an all-black-everything mentality with the exception of the custom face. The custom face is boldly emblazoned with the verbiage, “I LOVE YOU.” The statement is embellished in red with matching hour markers, hands and outline heart motifs donning the same red hue. Look for this elusive custom timepiece through select stockists of Bamford Watch Department Rolexes. [See More]
Wednesday, 25 April 2012 13:30
One of the most head-turning watches at this year’s BaselWorld international watch fair was not a highly complicated superwatch, but a carefully considered production piece from Ulysse Nardin. On the exterior, the new Marine Chronometer Manufacture is a tribute to the company’s roots as a maker of ships’ chronometers, which is evident in the layout of the Grand Feu enamel dial. [Read More]
Friday, 30 March 2012 18:25
A stunning new military-style watch, road tested on tour in Afghanistan, has just been released for Spring 2012. Utilizing Bamford Watch Department’s unique PVD coating process and featuring a modern twist on an historic design, the California Dial Submariner is an exciting addition to the Bamford range. The California Dial was originally designed for Allied forces during World War II and features a mix of roman numerals and Arabic numbers meant to act as a “geographic shield” for troops who might be captured by the enemy. [Read More]
Thursday, 22 March 2012 22:44
52 years after a Rolex watch accompanied the Trieste on its historic descent to 10,916 metres (35,800 feet) in the Mariana trench, National Geographic explorer-in-residence James Cameron, on board the DEEPSEA CHALLENGER, prepares to go even deeper. This time again, a Rolex watch, the Deepsea Challenge, is part of the expedition. Gain a unique insight into the skill and unequalled know-how that went into making this experimental watch. Discover more about DEEPSEA CHALLENGE here. Enjoy.
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 23:36
Marking the 40th anniversary of their iconic Royal Oak models, watchmaker Audemars Piguet brings forth a worldwide exhibition celebrating the history of the watch and the maker. The exhibition will include 100 timepieces, including the very first Royal Oak A-Series from 1972, Gerald Genta’s personal Royal Oak, and Guy Laliberte’s one-off Grand Complication.
In addition to the watches, photographs from Dan Holdsworth of the Vallée de Joux, where Audemars Piguet is based will be on display, alongside artist Davide Quayola’s installations experimenting with photography, geometry, sculpture and audiovisuals and Sebastian Leon Agneessens’s multi-channel sound installation. Enjoy.
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Friday, 16 March 2012 20:00
Records were meant to be broken. And in the push for owning the title of having created the “world’s most expensive watch,” Hublot has just raised the bar. Rarely conventional, and always expensive, Hublot is very well known for their gratuitously over-the-top designs, so it comes as little surprise that the five million dollar watch precedent would be of their creation. [Read More]
Monday, 12 March 2012 18:34
Inspired by the world of aviation, Richard Mille timepieces are known for their exceedingly complex fabrications while remaining highly functional, and faithful to the codes and requirements of Haute Horlogerie. Mille’s new RM 039 Aviation E6-B Watch is an ultra-modern interpretation of the E6-B flight computer — a rudimentary flight instrument invented in the 1930s that was used to aid in calculating fuel burn, wind correction, ground speed, time en route, estimated time of arrival and other information critical to pilots. [Read More]
Thursday, 08 March 2012 16:00
When it was first introduced to the world in 1945, the Rolex Datejust was the first wristwatch with a date function. The Datejust was also the basis on which the Explorer, Submariner, and Sea Dweller watches were built. It has long since been considered the ‘queen’ of the Rolex family, and a symbol of the brand’s place in elegance, luxury, and horological history. [Read More]
Monday, 05 March 2012 14:00
The new Tourbillon 24 Secondes Contemporain from Greubel Forsey is technically very close to the fast rotating tourbillon the brand released in 2007. However, the new $480,000 model makes a completely different appearance than the original. With new materials and finishes on the plates and bridges, including a sapphire tourbillon bridge and a striking blue anodization on titanium plates, Greubel Forsey has added an enhanced sense of dimensionality to the construction—a quality that seems have taken on greater importance in the brand’s latest releases. [Read More]
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 14:45
The G-Shock Solar Military series features shock resistance, 200M water resistance, full auto EL backlight, world time (48 cities + UTC), 4 daily alarms and 1 snooze, 1/100th second stopwatch, countdown timer, 12/24 Hr formats, and mute function.
Encapsulated in a resin case with a four-point bezel protection design with exposed metal screws, each watch in the series has a unique case shape making them similar but different; each style defined by the wearer’s preference of square, round or oval. [Read More]