I've been reviewing Magrette watches for almost as long as I've been writing about watches and running aBlogtoWatch. Over the years, I've seen the boutique New Zealand-based watchmaker experiment and evolve, but never lose their touch. That touch is to produce well-priced dive-style watches with retro-appeal and modern sensibility. The
I would like to offer a gracious invitation to Miami, Florida-area aBlogtoWatch audience members, to join myself and Parmigiani Fleurier on Wednesday December 7th, 2016 for a what should be an entertaining evening of high-horology and automobiles. I am further excited about the gathering since this will be our first
With so much of their brand recognition built upon the history of the Reverso, some of Jaeger-LeCoultre's other pieces can often be overlooked. This is especially true with their sports watches, and that's a shame, as pieces like this Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Compressor Chronograph Ceramic watch are some of the most
The Mercer Watch Company Airfoil is a solid-value-proposition pilot's watch that I've really grown fond of from a small East Coast watch brand located in historic Central New Jersey. Given the design and shape of the watch, Mercer found the term to be apropos.For those not familiar with it, airfoil
There is a misconception that if you buy the lowest-cost model watch from a high-end brand, you’re only doing it for the name. And sure, it might be nice to say you own a Rolex. But the truth of the matter is, some “low-end” models have loads of merit beyond
Tudor recently unveiled its latest watch — a left-handed variant of its titanium Pelagos dive watch with a 500-meter depth rating. The big departure here, of course, is the crown, flipped 180 degrees to the left side of the watch, which will make it easier for left-handed wearers (and folks
The Timex T2N958 ‘Intelligent Quartz Adventure Series Depth Gauge’ offers some of the best value and features of any diver in it’s price range. In this review of the Timex T2N958 Depth Gauge I’ll show you exactly why and whether or not it’s for you.Generally available for around $100, the
I must say that when my editor asked me to examine whether there’s such a thing as a winter watch, it had never really occurred to me that watches could be seasonal. At least, not the proper watches, and not in the way we understand fashion to be.
Granted, Swatch and
They offer a very bright alternative to the mass of black and white dialed watches available, and visually pop off of the wrist.A lot of people are completely obsessed with orange dive watches, and for good reason.
Why are bright orange dials so popular on dive watches?
When DOXA first released their
In 2011, Filip Tysander took $24,000 of his own money and decided to start a watch brand. He is now 31-years-old and is making $180 million per year selling watches, all of which is completely self-made money. His profit margin hovers around an impressive 50-percent. His fortune and fame all