Post Baselworld 2013, John and I take a closer look at the new offerings from Rolex and Tudor, as well as some interesting items from TAG Heuer such as the MikopendulumS watch that once again brings magnets (successfully) to a timepiece.
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Hands-on look at the Rolex Daytona 116506 platinum watch with brown ceramic bezel and ice blue dial.
In the third edition of our bi-weekly roundup, we take a look at the some of my favorite watches from Baselworld 2013, which includes Hublot, Patek Philippe and Tag Heur. We also check out an interview with Laurent Picciotto of Chronopassion and find out how one can share his/her love of watches with their partners.
After Baselworld 2013 day 1 James, Mark, and myself sit around the kitchen table at the Basel apartment to recap on the day and discuss Rolex, Patek, and more from home base at watchpocalypse 2013.
With the 2013 movie adaptation of The Great Gatsby book being released shortly, we wanted to take a look at some of the best wrist watches from the roaring 20s. The 1920s, in a sense, was the first real decade of the wrist watch. It was when both men and women started to adapt wrist watches over pocket watches. Some of the best brands that make watches today were around back then…
The good news is that new watches in 2013 are better than ever, and take it from people who’ve seen the watches. Top 10 lists are great, but a few we’ve seen are written by people who haven’t even seen the products…
For 2013, Rolex honors this classic look with a blue and back versus blue and red bezel – and this time it is in ceramic. Technically, the new ceramic Rolex bezel is impressive. You have a single piece ceramic insert produced in-house by Rolex that incorporates two colors…
For Rolex, BaselWorld 2013 seems to be all about color. Not only has the brand introduced new color variants for both the GMT-Master II and the Daytona, but they have also announced a series of new colorful versions for the Day-Date range. Spanning six different colors across three different gold cases, these new Day-Date models reflect the current popularity of wearing a Day-Date or Datejust on a leather strap.
We’re here at BaselWorld 2013 and Rolex has shown off a couple of new model iterations, including a platinum Daytona and this black and blue colored GMT-Master II. Essentially just a new color variation of the current GMT-Master II range, this new version employs a two color cerachrom bezel insert (a first for Rolex) in a day/night arrangement of blue and black.
Raven watches have quickly made a name for themselves in the online forums by offering nicely made Rolex Submariner homages at a very competitive price. The Raven 42mm Vintage was a fast hit among buyers looking for a watch that could echo a vintage Sub without costing quite so dearly. Whether you call them Sub clones, homages or something else, it doesn’t change the goal…
If you look at many of the most popular watch brands, you’ll notice that their collections usually contain a few (or many) classics whose names have been around for years. Brands like Rolex don’t really release new models, but rather continue to improve on their core collection over time.
How is it that we can love one unreasonably prices expensive watch while feeling something totally different for another? The unique emotions behind desiring the unnecessary comes into play as we discuss the HYT H2 watch as well as the Breva Genie 01. We also take a close look at the reader response to our recent Rolex Submariner watch review, as well as the pretty cool Antoine Martin Slow Runner and the Basis fitness watch.
Rolex is as much a lifestyle as it is a watch brand. The company is a legend, and their products are the corner-stone of an industry that sells dreams, status, quality, and ideally, value. Whether or not individual entities in the luxury industry can deliver
For the last 3-4 years we’ve been speculating that Rolex (who owns Tudor) would be keen to return the Tudor sub-brand to the United States market where it has been absent for a long time. Rolex itself has dominated the US, likely fearing that the lower-price Tudor brand would act as a competitor.
Recently we spoke with the Rolex boutique in Beverly Hills and they confirmed that Rolex has about 2,000 SKUs even though there are only a few product families to choose from. That effectively means that there are tons of available Rolex watches to choose from…
This is a two part guide on buying your first Rolex watch. Part 1 discusses when you should invest in your first Rolex, while Part 2 discuss what specific Rolex timepiece to buy.
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