Tudor Black Bay, from Baselworld 2017, and product line bloat

March 23, 2017 . by Victor Marks

Tudor added four new models to the Black Bay line in the Heritage collection at Baselworld 2017. It’s hard to argue with the success of the existing models, so what could they have added?



Tudor Black Bay Chronograph is what happens when Breitling and Rolex have a weird love child

March 23, 2017 . by Victor Marks

At Baselworld 2017, Tudor has been laying out a number of new watches for fans to drool over, and one of them is Tudor’s newest chronograph addition to the lineup, the The Black Bay Chronograph Ref. 79350. Tudor has had a chronograph in the product line in the recent past, the Tudor Steel Heritage Chrono Blue, itself an…



The Controversial Ginault – on the wrist, and what’s really going on here

March 22, 2017 . by Victor Marks

Ginault came on the scene in 2011, making a decent, but not amazing, sterile dive watch. The Base Module 1 watch had a sterile dial, an engraved case back, and while the Ginault company logo had yet to evolve to what it is today, it wasn’t entirely dissimilar. This is the story of the Ginault…



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,…



Live Like a Rebel with the Swiss Made LIV Rebel

March 20, 2017 . by Neal Goodacre

LIV watches is now on their third Kickstarter campaign and already breaking records. LIV Watches newest model, the Rebel, has taken in $450,ooo in the first 48 hours. As of March 20th they are already at $1,105,116 with 9 more days to go. How are they able to get so much support in such little time? Lets look…



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…