Bre&Co. makes watches that you can only give away

October 26, 2016 . by John Biggs

You can’t buy the Bre&Co. Origami Watch for yourself. You have to give it to someone else. When they get it you they receive a message from you – preferably something truthful and meaningful. In turn, they can send a note back to you. It is, in short, one of the wildest and nicest “retail” concepts I’ve…

Flying high with the Luminox XCOR 5261

October 26, 2016 . by John Biggs

Space, the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Your Wrist, whose bold 80+ year mission is to help you carry grocery bags and wear watches like the Luminox XCOR 5261 Chronograph. This unique automatic chronograph from a watchmaker most known for brightly luminous and rugged timepieces, is an homage to spaceflight and looks pretty…

I choose you, Romain Jerome Pokemon watch!

October 21, 2016 . by John Biggs

Pika, pika, my friends! Romain Jerome, lover of all things pop culture, has just released a limited edition Pokemon watch. The watch, which features Pikachu doing his traditional Japanese dance of electrified joy, is available in a limited edition of 20 pieces and costs a nice, round $20,000. He watch honors the 20th anniversary of…

Breguet is all like “Wanna buy a new Type XXI because now you can”

October 13, 2016 . by John Biggs

Breguet, one of the original aerospace watch brands and one of the coolest manufacturers on the planet, has announced the availability of the Type XXI 3817, a new flyback chrono with slate-grey dial and a beautifully finished case.

Spending time with the Alpina Alpiner 4 Automatic

October 6, 2016 . by Patrick Kansa

Just the other month we brought you word of the newest watches in the Alpina Alpiner 4 lineup, where the 4 represents four features – anti-magnetic, anti-shock, water resistant, and stainless steel.  These make for an extremely solid and robust base from which to build out a sports watch.  This is our first foray into some…

I seconde the Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Dual Time

October 5, 2016 . by John Biggs

As a lover of Jaquet Droz I’m smitten by whatever the produce. A Tweeting Bird? I’m there. A watch with stars all over it? Hand it over. So I’m equally smitten with the Grande Seconde Dual Time. This sweet piece has a large seconds dial with “reference time” at six o’clock below a central “local…

Dive! Dive! Bell & Ross goes all Captain Nemo on your wrist

September 29, 2016 . by John Biggs

Bell & Ross, everyone’s favorite big square watch company, is making waves with their new Instrument De Marine series, a decidedly nautical set of watches including a standard three-hander that Captain Cook would strip off the body of a dead privateer and a tourbillon that would go great with an alternative-Victorian-history-sci-fi submarine.