Category: Review

Omega Seamaster Olympic Games Gold Collection Hands-On

Since 1932, Omega has functioned as the Official Timekeeper of the Olympic games a grand total of 27 times and are expected to continue until at least 2032 – marking the partnership as 100 years old. Over those 27 times, there have been some pretty colorful designs that have ...

Timex Archive Collection Navi Ocean Hands-On

Reviewing the Timex Archive Collection Navi Ocean got me thinking about the oddly compelling reason for this Timex product to exist. There is a lot of talk about military watches in the luxury timepiece industry. I hope that I'm not the only one who finds that rather ironic. ...

Montblanc 1858 Automatic Chronograph Hands-On

I'll admit it, SIHH was never exactly the trade show I'd religiously tune into as a watch enthusiast and not once did I feel any kind of remorse about my mental absence – work obligations aside, of course. This year, however, you can't deny that we saw the industry shift ...

Panerai Luminor Due 3 Days Automatic 38mm Hands-On

Would the Mini Cooper still be an icon if it were the size of the Rolls Royce Phantom? What if the Walkman was never able to fit inside a back pocket? Conversely, would the Luminor – a benchmark for minimalist Italian design and perhaps the foremost instigator of the ‘big ...

Farer Aqua Compressor Hecla Review

British watchmakers Farer Universal have built up a respectable following and considerable buzz with their ever-growing collection of reasonably priced, tasteful timepieces with historic design elements, all powered by Swiss movements. Thus far, Farer have avoided producing a ...

Girard-Perregaux Laureato Black Ceramic Hands-On

Whether it’s fair or not, the Girard-Perregaux Laureato is one of several luxury sports watches that will be compared to the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak or Patek Philippe Nautilus ad nauseam upon the mere mention of its name. However, when Girard-Perregaux announced a black ...

Ralph Lauren 35mm 867 In Steel Hands-On

At SIHH 2018 Ralph Lauren watches released an important new version of the Ralph Lauren 867 collection in a 35mm wide square case. This for me is the first version of the 867 collection that I consider appropriate for men, and it's also the best value in the collection so far ...