Introducing The Tissot Visodate Milanais

Tissot is a brand that we do not often write about here. It is not because we have a dislike for the brand – far from it. It’s just that, for whatever reason, they seem to fly under our radar, even with their combination of affordability, styling, and Swiss movement. That certainly changed with one of their latest, the Tissot Visodate Milanais.

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Tatooine Sand Watch – May the Force Be With You

I don’t think that there is a hard corps Star Wars fan alive who does not know that the Lars homestead on the planet of Tatooine was filmed, not in a Hollywood soundstage or back lot, but in the desert of Tunisia in North Africa. So it is not in a galaxy far, far away, but rather on a continent fairly far, far away from most readers. But some enterprising folks have gone out and collected sand from the area and used it to create the Tatooine Sand Watch, now available on kickstarter.


Introducting the Pierre DeRoche TNT Royal Retro 43

Even though I’ve been covering watches for a decent amount of time now, it is still a pleasant surprise to come across a brand doing something unexpected, especially one that has been established for a bit. That is especially helpful when they decide to apply the appellation of Retro to a new model – at least there is some back catalog to derive from. That is precisely what we have here with the Pierre DeRoche TNT Royal Retro 43.


Introducing the Triwa Stirling Hvalen

When it comes to the watches from Triwa that we’ve taken a look at, they’ve generally been rather colorful – either in the case pattern (as seen here) or just in the overall aesthetic (as seen in this review). This time around, I want to focus some attention on a watch that’s a bit more monochromatic in its presentation – the Triwa Stirling Hvalen.