It is often said that if you want an accurate watch, you are better off with a quartz piece. While that might certainly be true, does that mean that timekeeping performance in mechanical watches is unimportant? Remember, many watch brands like to advertise their watches as being capable timekeepers. So
Last week, Apple finally unveiled the successor to its first Apple Watch. Called the Apple Watch Series 2, it looks basically identical to the first generation Apple Watch, but adds new features such as water resistance and integrated GPS. And in this roundup, we will show you the Apple Watch
We begin this round-up by visiting a very important brand, Greubel Forsey. Specifically, we are interested to find out why is it that collectors of Greubel Forsey often say that its watches are amongst the finest in the entire industry and that the brand is at the absolute pinnacle of
We are kicking off 2016 with a look at two very hardcore but different dive watches. From Switzerland, we have the Tudor Pelagos 25600 TB. In 2015, Tudor updated their Pelagos with a brand new model that sports a vibrant blue dial and their new in-house MT5612 movement. It’s made
It’s been a long time since we last heard from the Vagabondage – the unique, turtle-shaped masterpiece from watchmaker F.P. Journe. Nearly eight years, to be exact, back at a time when the Black-Eyed Peas were still topping the charts, and the Vagabondage II was turning our heads with its
As we come to the last month of the year, we are beginning the penultimate roundup of 2015 with a visit to the manufacturing facilities of Bremont. The brand sources movements from Switzerland, but much of its watches' components are actually made in Bremont’s facilities in England. In fact, it is
The F.P. Journe Centigraphe Souverain Anniversaire is a limited edition version of one of the most interesting watches François-Paul Journe has ever designed. It is also a commemorative piece made to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the brand’s boutiques around the world.
It’s not an overstatement to say that François-Paul Journe
January 2017 brought us the third and, sadly, final chapter of one of the coolest, yet least-known haute horlogerie collections from F.P. Journe. Enter the F.P. Journe Vagabondage III, a quietly debuted and most likely quick-to-sell-out exercise in horological muscle-flexing by François-Paul Journe.
At a time when one would have every reason to