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The beautiful dive watch: Armand Nicolet JS9

What a beauty.

Armand Nicolet is a Swiss company you might not have heard about, but one you should know. They do things a bit differently in Tramelan. It’s time to answer the question, what do you get with a large thin dive watch that has more in common with a Royal Oak than a Submariner? This is the JS9, powered by the Calibre AN2846-9. Its a beautiful blue dial wrapped in 316L stainless steel capped with the blue ceramic turning bezel.

Hands-on with the AIKON Limited Edition Chronograph by Maurice Lacroix

Maurice Lacroix has produced 500 pieces of a limited edition automatic chronograph in the AIKON collection. If you like a watch that doesn’t follow the traditional lugs/circle dial/tachymetre bezel recipe, this is the one.

Grand Seiko’s new Spring Drive GMT looks on point

Grand Seiko is adding a new Spring Drive GMT to their collection. Is the new sparkly goodness something for you? Well, let me ask you: Do you like blue?

Breitling’s Surf Squad brings out the SuperOcean Outerknown

Breitling has a Surf Squad, a team of world-reknowned surfers who do pretty cool stuff, like ocean conservancy, or just get together for Breitling summits to surf waves. On the Squad is Kelly Slater, co-founder of Outerknown, an apparel company. It only makes sense that the two would partner on something watch-related, since one of the world’s great watch brands is working with the world’s greatest surfer.

Mido brings back the Ocean Star


Mido’s diver line is historic and quite beautiful. Their latest update, the Ocean Star, features an ETA movement and a striking design that could even beat a Seiko Monster in terms of design.

Doxa turns on the colors – dive watches in 6 brilliant hues you won’t believe

Photo Taken In Northern Mariana Islands, Saipan

Doxa is no stranger to color. They were the first brand that launched a dive watch with an orange dial. And it wasn’t just about doing something different- orange is more visible at depths underwater. But now, they’ve gone further, with 5 new colors to the lineup.