Ackurat shows us the magic of Swedish design

March 21, 2017 . by John Biggs

Ah, Sweden! Home to ABBA, at fjord or two, and Ackurat. This company has already released a unique minimalist watch called the M83, a unique piece with a band-in-case design that is reminiscent of the Omega Chronostop. The 38mm case has a Swiss Ronda movement and comes in five different colors – gold/white, gold/dark grey,…



TAG Heuer shows off its Connected Modular 45 smartwatch before launch

March 17, 2017 . by John Biggs

“The Connected Modular 45.” A name that truly drips off the tongue. So full of promise, of beauty, of the potential for connecting modules! Luckily since this smartwatch comes from TAG it’s actually pretty nice-looking and could pass as a regular watch if no one was paying attention. TAG has doubled down on the smartwatch…



Get thee to the cheap Tuna Factory!

March 16, 2017 . by John Biggs

I don’t usually post stuff like this but Massdrop has a really nice Seiko “Baby Tuna” on the site right now for $219 – half of what you’d pay on Amazon. It’s got a 47.5 mm case, a really nice black and gold face, and enough street cred to work as your first tool watch….



The Arnold & Son DBG Skeleton is a double balance double timezone double big double fancy watch

March 14, 2017 . by John Biggs

Double your pleasure and double your fun with good old Arnold & Son! The DBG Skeleton is a beautiful double balance GMT piece with a skeletonized body and a pair of symmetrical balance wheels. It runs a manufacture A&S1309 that is designed and made in house and it’s really pretty striking. From the release: A…



All Hail the Prometheus Poseidon, the watch god of both fire and the sea!

March 8, 2017 . by John Biggs

Prometheus watches is a fan favorite with some interesting pieces. Most recently they’ve begun releasing the Poseidon collection, a set of mechanical divers that come on steel bracelets and, for a mere $750, give you a great design and a face made of meteorite(!!). The watches are water resistant to 3,500 meters (hence the Poseidon)…



Vroom Vroom! The Bell&Ross BR 03-94 RS17 will put you into the slightly faster lane

February 28, 2017 . by John Biggs

Do you like cars? Do you like it when they go fast? Buddy, have we got a watch for you. The Bell&Ross BR 03-94 RS17 was made for the folks at the Renault Sport Formula One Team in honor of their RS17 racer, a vehicle so powerful that I believe it can rend space and…



Christopher Ward’s C8 is the brand new regulator without a pocket calculator

February 23, 2017 . by John Biggs

Christopher Ward, everyone’s favorite “premium British watch brand” is announcing the C8 Regulator Limited Edition, a regulator watch with one huge minute hand and hour and second sub-dials. Regulators have long been used in watchmaking ateliers to set the watches for testing. From the marketing materials: Whilst taking inspiration from the aviation aesthetic of the…