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Watch details

16/08/2019
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One for the road?

The fast paced worlds of car racing and luxury watches have been linked for decades with the sport – and the cars – providing a constant source of inspiration for many watches, such as the Rolex Daytona, and Tag Heuer Carrera. Take a look at our pick of Racing watches – No doubt the most famous of motor racing watches is the Rolex Cosmograph Daytona. Marketed with the tag line ‘The Drivers Watch’, the Daytona takes its name, of course, from the world famous racetrack.  Rolex introduced it to the world in 1963... Read More

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Breitling and Ironman

Joining the likes of timex, Casio and Garmin might not seen a likely move for classic luxury brand Breitling but thats just what they have done. Joined in with their latest and most fabulous Ironman watch. Move over digital plastic ironman watches and make way for the new forerunner – if you’ll pardon the pun – Breitling Superocean 44 automatic Ironman Limited Edition. Created in the style of the Ocean pilot superocean series, this watch has 44mm stainless tell case, and unidirectional black ceramic bezel. The ironman logo features on... Read More

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Of Watches and Motorbikes

A closer look at the ever-growing connection between motorbikes and watches -those that appreciate the detail and skill of intricate engineering are likely to be into both their watches and their bikes. It’s a trend that’s attracting the attention of luxury watchmakers, with several of the bigger watch companies having made at least one timepiece that gives a nod in the direction – or in some case a very big shout in the direction – of the world of motorbikes.  Take a look at our round up here –   Breitling... Read More

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Business is booming at Breitling

Business is always booming in the Breitling world. Breitling has always been a luxury watch brand, but when it comes to their style, and the sports the brand now supports, it is, as they like to say, truly inclusive. Recently launching a new watch  -Breitling Superocean Heritage Ocean Conservancy Limited-Edition Watch – at the Waves and Wheels festival  {that’s a motorcycle, surfing, and skateboarding festival} in Bali of all places, with a huge beach and ocean clean up resulting in the removal of hundreds of tonnes of trash from the beach. We love... Read More

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All about the new Omega

The iconic Seamaster  has long been the firm favourite of the Omega fans. Beginning its journey in 1948 and taking on a fair few new looks and updates along the way. Including of course the James Bond watch, the special edition Omega Seamaster 1948 Co-Axial for the London 2012 Olympics,  Omega Seamaster 300 60th anniversary edition, the new 70th anniversary edition, and the Seamaster Diver 300M new collection launched in Basel 2018, 25 years after the first Seamaster Diver 300M.   OMEGA’s Seamaster Aqua Terra World Timer continues in a... Read More

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Take a look at Tudor

Launched this year and stealing the scene is the already mighty famous Pepsi Cola Black bay GMT. You’ve no doubt seen it everywhere with a its riveted steel braclet, but did you know it comes in brown leather strap with folding clasp and  a striped black fabric strap with buckle? Completely changing how the watch looks, whilst losing none of its features. Waterproof to 660 ft, and self winding with approximately 70 hours power reserve.  Several new Black Bays were also launched this year, including the fifty-eight with its slim profile... Read More

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The greatest watches of 2018?

So what has 2018 shown us watch wise? According to the media – and depending on which particular media you read – there is a very definite list of whats made the cut to be considered the best watches of 2018. We took a look at what the papers and magazines say – and put together our own list!  Rolex GMT Master II Of course Rolex is featured on every single list. And causing a stir is the new two shades of brown bi-colour bezel on the new ‘Everose gold’... Read More

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Is bigger really better?

Not that long ago as technology took off and the whole world got into super smart phones that did – and still do, everything, men got really into watches. A huge revival, and a brilliant unexpected market boost, as despite your phone being able to tell you the precise time in over 500 countries we showed we like tradition, we like classy and we love our luxury real watches.  For awhile the bigger your watch dial the better. Your wrist had to shout about it. Now however we see a swing... Read More

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Watches and water…?

Has this heatwave got you rushing to cool off in the water? First of all, its important to know the difference between water- resistant and waterproof – Water–resistant: able to resist the penetration of water to some degree but not entirely. Water-repellent: not easily penetrated by water, especially as a result of being treated for such a purpose with a surface coating. Waterproof: impervious to water. If in doubt- remove your watch!  Need a timepiece that can come along for the dive? Then we’ve got the timepiece that can get... Read More

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Current Strap fashion

Switch to leather or canvas? According to the world of fashion  the only way to be seen wearing your watch right now is with a leather strap or a super cool canvas strap.  What do you think? Does a leather strap stand the test of time in the same way as metal? Can a canvas strap really look smart enough for all day everyday? Or is it a case of different strap for different occasions?  NATO Straps the best feature of a NATO strap is its single-piece construction; most other... Read More