Category: Hands-On

Alpina Startimer Pilot Automatic Watch For 2017 Hands-On

Perhaps best known for their Seastrong diver’s collection and their Startimer pilot’s watches, Alpina have, in recent years, branched out by producing their own manufacture calibers as well as their first smartwatch. However, Alpina’s core strength remains their ability to produce high-quality ...

Armin Strom Mirrored Force Resonance Watch Hands-On

I was really surprised last year when Armin Strom announced their Mirrored Force Resonance watch. I always regarded them as a brand that makes some interesting watches, but they never really made a strong impression on me until this watch came along, which also happens to be the most complicated ...

Citizen Signature Octavia Watch Hands-On

The Citizen Signature line slowly transitioned from relatively high-end quartz watches to mechanical offerings that are more affordable than the highest end Campanola line from the Japanese watchmaker. “Casually-dressy” could be used to describe the collection, as the watches show some refinement ...

Hermès Cape Cod Watches Hands-On

Hermès is a fashion brand that has made the rare crossover to an actually respected watchmaking brand, though this is not entirely new. You see, the first watches to bear the Hermès name appeared as early as the 1920s and one of their most iconic models, the Hermès Cape Cod, was born over 26 years ...

Urwerk Amadeus UR-210 Watch Hands-On

In the world of independent watchmaking, Urwerk is surely among the boldest and most creative. The brand is renown for its iconic satellite system for displaying the time, but they have, in the past couple of years at least, also been exploring new and interesting ways of dressing up their ...

Chopard L.U.C XP Ref. 168592-3001 Watch Hands-On

One of the best new casual dress watches for 2017 comes unsurprisingly from Chopard's lauded L.U.C (LUC) collection. The L.U.C XP model itself isn't new, but the Chopard L.U.C XP Ref. 168592-3001 is a brand new reference and given the design and colors, it really stands out from the pack. ...

Chopard L.U.C XP Ref. 168592-3001 Watch Hands-On

One of the best new casual dress watches for 2017 comes unsurprisingly from Chopard's lauded L.U.C (LUC) collection. The L.U.C XP model itself isn't new, but the Chopard L.U.C XP Ref. 168592-3001 is a brand new reference and given the design and colors, it really stands out from the pack. ...