Sports watches – not just for the sporty!

September 22, 2020

So you want a sports watch, but you are not the sporty type? Sorry, that’s not allowed! Just stop bleating and go and find a normal watch! Seriously, though, you do not have to be a marathon runner or deep sea diver to wear a sports watch. Some of us wear them just because we like the look of them. In this feature, we take a look at some of…

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Celebrity Watch Watch – James Bond!

September 10, 2020

We have already covered Iron Man, of course, and our latest celebrity watch watch features 007 himself! So, which watch does James Bond wear? Now that is a loaded question and one, of course, with many answers! Over the years, many different models (watches, that is!) have adorned the Bond wrist and horologists the world over have been falling over themselves in an attempt to identify them. The namesh Bond,…

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Breitling ups the ante!

September 4, 2020

Breitling have introduced three stunning new watches to their already impressive range. We will have in-depth reviews in due course but, in the mean time, here is a quick summary: Breitling for Bentley B06 Midnight Carbon Chronograph watch, featuring the Breitling’s in-house Calibre B06 automatic movement, which beats at 28,800 vibrations per hour and has a power reserve of over 70 hours. The 49mm black ion-plated steel case is fastened with a black rubber…

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New Gucci watches for women

September 1, 2020

Don’t say I don’t cater for women on this site! Yes, I know, it is mainly aimed at gents watches, but maybe that is because us gents get more attached to our wrists! Anyway, moving swiftly on! Those fine chaps at Gucci have produced a whole new range of rather stylish watches aimed at the fairer sex. Timeless classics The range is called G-Timeless and, who knows, in time maybe they will be…

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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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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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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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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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Review: Breitling Superocean Heritage Chrono 46

July 23, 2020

The Brand Founded in 1884 in Grenchen, Breitling are one of the last independent, family-run Swiss watchmakers. With a tradition of fine-precision chronometers designed with the aviation industry in mind, Breitling have long been considered at the forefront of quality watchmaking. How does it look and feel? The first time you put this watch on your wrist, you can feel the quality just oozing out of it! The steel mesh bracelet looks…

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Brand Focus: Bell and Ross

July 20, 2020

Bell & Ross are luxury French watch manufacturers founded in 1992 by the Swiss watch designer Bruno Belamich and his business associate Carlos A. Rosillo. In the early days, their watches were made by a German manufacturer called Sinn. Early models carried the logo of both Sinn and Bell & Ross. In 2002, Bell & Ross took the decision to break free from this relationship and began manufaturing their watches in La Chaux-de-Fonds,…

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