Anicorn Watches’ “Hidden Time” collaborative chameleon

March 22, 2017 . by Jim Manley

The third Kickstarter from Anicorn Watches marks the start of an ambitious new around-the-world collaborative journey. The “Trio of Time” campaign will take Anicorn co-founders Joe Kwan and Chris Chan to cities chosen by Kickstarter backers where the pair will collaborate with a local artist on a new timepiece. First stop: Seoul, South Korea.



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…



Hands on the Luminox Carbon SEAL 3802

March 2, 2017 . by Neal Goodacre

Over 20 years ago, Luminox made the Navy SEAL series to meet the needs of military and law enforcement around the world. Having excelled in providing great night vision capabilities and being a tough dependable time piece, Luminox continued this line of watches with improvements over time. One of their latest is the Carbon SEAL 3802. So what’s so…



Ultralight takes flight: Introducing the Breitling Colt Skyracer

February 23, 2017 . by Jim Manley

Breitling is bringing its Breitlight proprietary polymer case down-market with the new quartz Colt Skyracer pilot watch. The Breitlight case debuted last year on the Avenger Hurricane automatic chronograph, which rang in north of $8,000. Breitling is letting the Colt Skyracer’s price fly under the radar, but they promise it is “extremely reasonable.”



Hands on with the Bulova Curv

February 14, 2017 . by Ken Nichols

Bulova’s Curv chronograph offers accuracy and space-age design in their new collection.



Straton Syncro brings a duffel to a car race

February 10, 2017 . by John Biggs

Another day, another classic-looking Kickstarter watch that tickles a few of the pleasure spots in this jaded old man’s heart. This time its the Straton Syncro, a racing-inspired watch that is being sold with a matching duffel bag. As the old wedding adage goes “You’re not just buying a watch. You’re gaining luggage!” The watch…