Classy watches you can afford!

August 28, 2020

Luxury and style doesn’t need to cost a fortune. When it comes to watches, we have sought out a few classy watches you can afford even if you aren’t a millionaire (yet)! Daniel Wellington Oxford This is a thin, classic and stylish watch. Keeping with the Company heritage, it combines traditional British Navy colours of blue and red on the interchangeable fabric strap along with a Scandinavian minimalist design. It features a…

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When is a Breitling not a Brightling!?

August 24, 2020

No, it’s not a joke, so don’t wait for the punchline! This post is about how to identify a fake watch from a genuine watch. As with many high-value items, there will always be unscrupulous people trying to take advantage of others by passing off inferior and, often, useless replicas as the real deal. It is easy to spot a cardboard box being passed off as a detached luxury house…

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Review: Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean GMT

August 21, 2020

 The Brand Founded in 1848 in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, by Louis Brandt under the name of La Generale Watch Co. The Omega name became so popular that it was spun off and the Omega Watch Co was formed in 1903. They were chosen as the official timekeepers for Britain’s Royal Flying Corps combat units in 1917 and for the American Army in 1918. Omega are also famous for being the…

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The Top 50 Watch Brands?

August 18, 2020

Everyone who is interested in watches will have their own favourite brand. As such, it is very difficult to compile a definitive list of the top brands. Do you list them by popularity in terms of number of sales, revenue, popularity, or some other means? Whichever way you choose, there will always be conflicting opinions. That is the nature of the beast, I guess. If we all liked the same,…

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Review: Hublot Classic Fusion Berluti

August 15, 2020

Hublot have a habit of collaborations, such as Hublot Big Bang Unico Bi-Retrograde Paris Saint-Germain Hublot Big Bang Ferrari Speciale Unico Ceramic Well, they have gone and done it again! They have teamed up with Berluti, the Italian company who are widely considered to be one of the world’s finest shoemakers. But, no the partnership is not going to be making shoes, so we don’t need to change the genre of…

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Tiffany – not just jewellery!

August 10, 2020

Tiffany & Co are, of course, well renowned for their prestigious high-end jewellery. But, that is not all they produce, oh no! Did you know that they have actually been manufacturing watches for over 150 years. Famously, they gave President Franklin D. Roosevelt a watch as a birthday gift in 1945. Swatch or Patek – hmm, let me think! More recently, Tiffany have attempted to collborate with more well-known watch manufacturers…

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Celebrity Watch Watch: What does Iron Man wear?!

August 7, 2020

Welcome to another instalment of our celebrity watch watch feature, where we look at watches worn by the rich and famous! This time, we are focusing on Iron Man actor Robert Downey Jr. In this video, the lucky chap talks about his collection of watches, where they came from, or what they mean to him. Watch this on The Scene. The watches featured in the video are: Breitling ‘Pathfinder’ Jaeger-LeCoultre AMVOX3 Tourbillon…

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Designer Luxury – contradiction in terms?!

August 3, 2020

Thinking about purchasing a new watch? Thinking about purchasing a designer watch? Thinking about purchasing a luxury watch? What is the difference and are the two terms mutually exclusive? Luxury Watch – status symbol Luxury watch is a term used to describe timepieces at the top end of the market. We’re talking Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet, IWC, Rolex, Omega, Breitling, etc., you get the picture! Finely crafted, Swiss-movement, costing more than…

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Targeted Marketing? Surely not!

July 30, 2020

It appears that luxury watch manufacturers are now taking advantage of SEO techniques to target the affluent! Shock, horror, I hear you say! Well, it is about time. Historically, and that seems a strange phrase to use in terms of the internet, these manufacturers have relied heavily on organic traffic and brand reputation and have been somewhat invisible in search results. Business intelligence Company L2 have released a report indicating…

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Celebrity watch watch – Sir Richard Branson

July 26, 2020

This is the first post in a new series, looking at the watches worn by celebrities. If you are in the market for a new watch, you may want to consider looking at what your favourite celebrity is wearing. If it’s good enough for them, right? Right? Now, normally, I am not impressed by celebrities flaunting their wealth and their material gains. But, when it comes to watches, many of…

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