Dietrich introduced the SD-1 Skin Diver last year with a very cool, organic design that emphasized water with glass. The bezel insert was sapphire, along with a central disc above the base dial where indices and dial text “floated” below the hands. It was the start of a new creative direction for the brand otherwise […]
Meet Benjamin Chee, A Rising Watch Industry Power Player
Celadon, Chee’s inaugural watch company, released its first watches a full decade ago, in 2012. Today, the watches produced under the Celadon banner are actually split into two separate segments – Celadon Haute Horlogerie, focused on upscale fine watchmaking, and Maison Celadon, which operates at a more accessible price point. Celadon HH watches start around $10,000 […]
A young Frenchman pursuing a career in clock- & watchmaking.
Over the course of the past couple of months, we’ve introduced you to a fair number of new and exciting watchmakers doing some fascinating things. One thing that becomes clear talking to these individuals is the love for sharing their passion, and there’s a shared network of watchmakers helping each other move forward, perfecting skills […]
Why I think the Omega CK 859 is the best new Omega of the year.
Usually, when a brand launches one or more new models, or perhaps even an entire collection, they want to generate a bit of buzz. Get the news out with a big bang, creating a splash upon launch that ripples through for a couple of days or even weeks. I sometimes wonder then, why from time […]
A Week On The Wrist With The Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch
I am a huge fan of the current generation Omega Speedmaster Professional. I know it’s an icon for something to do with space exploration, but I actually like it because it’s a badass-looking watch with a design that never seems to age. So when I heard I’d be testing one out for a week, I […]
This Week’s Pre-Owned Watches
Created to mark the 50th anniversary of the Rolex Submariner, the Kermit was one of the most popular and hard-to-get steel Rolex sport watches of the last 20 years. Its anodized green aluminum bezel, which sets it apart from more ordinary 16610 Submariners, represents an unusual departure, at the time, from the tried-and-true formula of […]
Business News: TAG Heuer Is Now Accepting Cryptocurrency For US Online Purchases
Starting today, you can now buy a TAG Heuer with crypto. That’s right, if you’re in the US, you are now able to use your holdings in a handful of well-known cryptocurrencies (commonly called “coins”) to buy a TAG Heuer right from the brand’s own e-commerce platform. Accepted coins include many you likely know (even […]
On – Patek Philippe 5320G-011 Perpetual Calendar Salmon (Price)
Some watches are more special than others… The fact that we’re talking about a perpetual calendar manufactured by Patek Philippe is already a first clue. The fact that it’s a salmon dial watch with a white metal case is only adding to this specialness… Right, but what truly makes the 5320G Perpetual Calendar special, whether […]