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Long Term Watch Review: Rado Captain Cook 45mm

Long Term Watch Review: Rado Captain Cook 45mm

Swiss Rado describes the purpose of the largest and most modern-looking of the Captain Cook watches it produces today as “reimagined retro timepieces for a contemporary folk hero look.” This is a complicated timepiece to review because it...
Watches - 2019-08-19 21:21:32
The Electricianz The CarbonZ Watch

The Electricianz The CarbonZ Watch

You always remember the watches that shock you. When I first saw the Electricianz Ammeter watch, it leaped off the screen at me. I pored over the press release, desperate for an explanation of what exactly this bright spark was all about. Believing...
Watches - 2019-08-19 21:21:32
Tool Watches In The Age Of Functional Jewelry

Tool Watches In The Age Of Functional Jewelry

The humble wristwatch — especially of the mechanical variety — has, according to my logic, entered the age of functional jewelry. The operative notion here is that, rather than wristwatches being relied upon for their performance in utility,...
Watches - 2019-08-18 21:21:39


Moritz Grossmann Moon In Space Watch

Moritz Grossmann Moon In Space Watch

While it’s perfectly understandable if you’ve had quite enough of “moon-landing-inspired” timepieces, I’m afraid the rush of commemorative editions is still rushing. One slightly odd thing about this current, quite logical (however,...
Watches - 2019-08-17 21:21:02
Hands-On: The Bulgari Serpenti Misteriosi Pallini Women’s Watch

Hands-On: The Bulgari Serpenti Misteriosi Pallini Women’s Watch

Having produced five “thinnest” world records in four years, Bulgari’s watchmaking division is best known for its record-breaking micro-thin movements. It is, thus, sometimes easy to forget that Bulgari is primarily a jewelry company and, as...
Watches - 2019-08-17 21:21:02
Invitation: An RSVP-Only Los Angeles Event On September 12th With aBlogtoWatch And Carl F. Bucherer

Invitation: An RSVP-Only Los Angeles Event On September 12th With aBlogtoWatch And Carl F. Bucherer

Watch enthusiasts and collectors in Los Angeles are invited to an RSVP-only special event on September 12, 2019. Carl F. Bucherer & aBlogtoWatch welcome you to Valuable Time, an evening of horological discovery marking the U.S. premiere of the...
Watches - 2019-08-16 21:21:03
Delma Cayman Automatic Watch Review

Delma Cayman Automatic Watch Review

Design inspiration can come from almost anywhere and, in the case of the Delma Cayman Automatic, its horological muse was (surprise, surprise) the vibrant reefs and azure waters off the Cayman Islands, coupled with the classic styling of Delma...
Watches - 2019-08-16 21:21:03
Lytt Labs Inception Prodigy Watch

Lytt Labs Inception Prodigy Watch

Working out of Singapore, Lytt Labs is an independent microbrand founded by Edwin Seah, an experienced wristwatch collector and modern electronics industry professional, and his watch-loving business partner. The concept behind the brand is simple...
Watches - 2019-08-16 21:21:03


Unimatic Modello Uno U1-BTP Watch Celebrates New Partnership With BIOTOP

Unimatic Modello Uno U1-BTP Watch Celebrates New Partnership With BIOTOP

The success of Unimatic is clearly illustrated by the brand’s new partnership with Japanese retailer BIOTOP. The brand’s watches are fresh, fun, and frugal fan fodder that allows budding watch-lovers to buy in to the hobby and experienced...
Watches - 2019-08-15 21:22:19
Bell & Ross BR V2-94 Bellytanker Bronze Watch Hands-On

Bell & Ross BR V2-94 Bellytanker Bronze Watch Hands-On

One of the most fashionable new watches at Baselworld 2019 was, not surprisingly, released by Paris-based Bell & Ross. Using the BR V2-94 watch collection as a base, the new-for-2019 limited-edition reference BRV294-BC-BR/SCA BR V2-94 Bellytanker...
Watches - 2019-08-15 21:22:19
Sinn Releases The DuoFlex Diving Watch Strap System

Sinn Releases The DuoFlex Diving Watch Strap System

Today, German brand Sinn, best known for its rugged tool and dive watches, announced a new strap system specially designed for active divers. The Sinn Duoflex Diving System aims to tackle a situation well-known to recreational and professional...
Watches - 2019-08-14 21:22:53
Last Chance To Buy UNDONE Aqua BLK + YLW Watch Designed By aBlogtoWatch

Last Chance To Buy UNDONE Aqua BLK + YLW Watch Designed By aBlogtoWatch

In June 2019, UNDONE announced the UNDONE Aqua BLK + YLW special-edition watch that was creative-directed by aBlogtoWatch founder Ariel Adams and worked on by the aBlogtoWatch team. Designed with a bold black and yellow color theme over a...
Watches - 2019-08-14 21:22:53
Grand Seiko Spring Drive GMT SBGE248 Hands-On

Grand Seiko Spring Drive GMT SBGE248 Hands-On

When the Grand Seiko Spring Drive GMT SBGE248 was announced a month ago, I was cautiously enthusiastic about it but reserved final judgment for when I could see it in the metal. That vibrant blue and gold two-tone layout looked great in the press...
Watches - 2019-08-14 21:22:53


Davosa Newton Pilot Moonphase Chronograph Limited-Edition Watch

Davosa Newton Pilot Moonphase Chronograph Limited-Edition Watch

You may not have heard of Davosa, but this small, independent Swiss label is a bit of a hidden gem. The company began life under the name of Hasler, before rebranding itself in 1987 following the positive reception of a line of watches released...
Watches - 2019-08-13 21:21:36
Undone Aqua BLK + YLW Watch Hands-On In The Tropics

Undone Aqua BLK + YLW Watch Hands-On In The Tropics

Fortunately for me, I actually like swimming. That quality does not define everyone who has a passion for dive watches. Every chance I get, I like to do something in the water with a timepiece designed for that purpose. Recently, I got the chance...
Watches - 2019-08-13 21:21:36
Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons Announces Its Participation In Rolex At Dubai Watch Week

Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons Announces Its Participation In Rolex At Dubai Watch Week

For the first time in history, Rolex will participate in a watchmaking event held in the middle east. Dubai Watch Week will take place from November 20-24, and thanks to the burgeoning (and extremely healthy) relationship between Rolex and retailer...
Watches - 2019-08-12 21:21:21
Junghans FORM A Watch Is An Homage To The Color Wheel

Junghans FORM A Watch Is An Homage To The Color Wheel

The centenary of Bauhaus has seen a cavalcade of limited editions released by Junghans to mark the occasion. One of the most fun pieces so far is the Junghans FORM A watch, which pays homage to the color wheel created by Johannes Itten, one of...
Watches - 2019-08-12 21:21:21
Ulysse Nardin Marine Tourbillon Watch Review

Ulysse Nardin Marine Tourbillon Watch Review

The Ulysse Nardin Marine Tourbillon is a sensible daily-wear watch that includes an affordable (relatively speaking) in-house-made tourbillon movement in the long-standing and successful Ulysse Nardin Marine watch collection. No one actually needs a...
Watches - 2019-08-12 21:21:21
How Digital Technology Can Revolutionize The Traditional Watch Retail Market

How Digital Technology Can Revolutionize The Traditional Watch Retail Market

This article is contributed by Mr. Thomas Baillod, a watch industry consultant and marketing expert in Switzerland. More about Mr. Baillod after the article: After decades of trying to increase their penetration in the markets, watch brands now seem...
Watches - 2019-08-11 21:21:18
Garmin Marq Driver Smartwatch As A Daily-Wear Watch Review

Garmin Marq Driver Smartwatch As A Daily-Wear Watch Review

The Garmin Marq GPS smartwatch is the latest high-tech connected wearable from the accomplished hardware and electronics manufacturer — and it is the brand’s most serious attempt at creating a product for daily wear. In February 2019, Garmin...
Watches - 2019-08-10 21:21:39
Carl F. Bucherer Patravi TravelTec Watch In Petrol Blue

Carl F. Bucherer Patravi TravelTec Watch In Petrol Blue

Of all the Carl F. Bucherer collections, the Patravi TravelTec is definitely my favorite. The latest edition from one of the oldest family-owned Swiss watchmakers sees the watch dressed in a new, petrol-blue skin. The sophisticated colorway...
Watches - 2019-08-10 21:21:39
Certina DS PH200M Watch Review

Certina DS PH200M Watch Review

In 2018, Certina released a watch at Baselworld that immediately caught my attention. The Certina DS PH200M is a vintage reimagining of the classic dive watch under the same name. Now, Certina may not ring a bell in the States, but it has a...
Watches - 2019-08-09 21:23:10
Girard-Perregaux 1966 Blue Moon Watch And Brand Ambassador For China Announced

Girard-Perregaux 1966 Blue Moon Watch And Brand Ambassador For China Announced

With its latest release, Girard-Perregaux continues the “Earth to Sky” theme the brand kicked-off at SIHH. The newest watch in the series, the Girard-Perregaux 1966 Blue Moon, boasts an elegant blue degradé dial, that fades from black to a rich...
Watches - 2019-08-09 21:23:10
Genus Watches Debuts With All-Gold Piece

Genus Watches Debuts With All-Gold Piece

As we race toward 2019’s edition of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève, due to be held November 7th at the Théâtre de Léman, one brand is particularly excited as this year’s awards ceremony will mark its birth. Genus, a new independent...
Watches - 2019-08-08 21:21:40
Dodane Type 23 BNL Fighter Pilot’s Watch Hands-On

Dodane Type 23 BNL Fighter Pilot’s Watch Hands-On

Just as there’s a time and a place for a mechanical watch, I’d argue there’s one for quartz, as well – there’s an undeniable convenience of having a super-capable and staggeringly accurate adventure watch always running and at the ready...
Watches - 2019-08-08 21:21:40
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