In March, at Baselworld 2017, Casio introduced two new G-Shock MR-G timepieces, both presented in black PVD plated pure titanium cases. The first was the G-Shock MR-G “Aka-Zonae,” which we wrote about here. The second, was a MR-G limited edition with a very special hand hammered bezel and featuring three-way […]

The two latest Casio G-Shock MR-G timepieces Hands-On

Girard-Perregaux first produced a luxury sports watch with octagonal bezel and integrated bracelet in 1975, during an era known for iconic watch designs. Just last year they relaunched the Laureato, inspired by that 70s model, with a “Clous de Paris” dial, that is akin to the Royal Oak’s “Grand Tapisserie” […]

Girard-Perregaux Laureato Hands-On

This year at the Baselworld fair in March, Chopard debuted two limited edition versions of their flagship L.U.C. Perpetual timepieces cased in platinum with deep blue sunray dials. L.U.C Lunar One Originally produced in 2005, the Lunar One comes in a 43 mm x 11.47 mm case finished with vertical […]

L.U.C. Lunar One and Perpetual Chrono Hands-On

Hublot and Depeche Mode have been partners since 2010 and have supported charity: water on three other occasions since 2013. In 2017, ahead of their upcoming Global Spirit Tour, Hublot has created a 250 piece limited edition watch to celebrate the band’s new album Spirit. The sale of the watch […]

Big Bang Unico Depeche Mode

One of the most interesting introductions from Patek Philippe this year was the all-new Ref. 5320G Perpetual Calendar, which we wrote about last month. Distinguished by its three-tiered lugs, which were inspired by historical Ref. 2405, the 5320 is powered by familiar automatic perpetual calendar movement – caliber 324 S […]

Patek Philippe Ref. 5320G Perpetual Calendar Hands-On

Following the launch of the redesigned Mark XVIII collection last year at SIHH 2016, this year, IWC has released a follow-up to that collection in the form of a Tribute to the Mark XI, based on the company’s famous Pilot’s watch the debuted in 1948 (which was also produced by […]

IWC Tribute to Mark XI

In conjunction with the 35th America’s Cup and the Emirates Teams New Zealand (ETNZ), Omega has created a special sailing version of their digital-analog quartz powered X-33 Speedmaster. Worn on the wrist of ever Kiwi crew member, the Speedmaster X-33 Regatta is presented in a grade 2 brushed titanium case. […]

Speedmaster X-33 Regatta

Patek Philippe’s automatic caliber 240 is 40 years old this year, and to celebrate, a new skeletonized version of the movement has been created. Already offered in skeletonized variations since 2008, a special new version of the Patek Philippe Calatrava “Squelette” was introduced at Baselworld 2017, back in March. The […]

Patek Philippe Calatrava Squelette Hands-On

Similar to the Speedmaster Racing that Omega debuted in 2012, the new Speedmaster 38 Co-Axial is powered by in-house caliber 3300 and offered a price point under five thousand dollars. Distinguished by horizontal oval subdials and a vertical oval date display, the dial takes inspiration from several De Ville timepieces. […]

Speedmaster 38 Co-Axial

Alongside the debut of the 1957 Trilogy Limited Editions, at Baselworld 2017 – including a 38 mm Railmaster model – Omega also launched the all-new Seamaster Aqua Terra Railmaster collection. The Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra “Railmaster” Co-Axial Master Chronometer comes in a stainless steel case measuring 40 mm x 12.65 […]

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra “Railmaster” Hands-On

A quick look at our Longines article archives, and you can see that virtually every timepiece we have covered from the Swiss watchmaker over the past five years has been in the heritage collection, or otherwise vintage inspired. A company with such a rich history should tap into past designs […]

The Longines Heritage 1945

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Patek Philippe’s other sports watch – not to be confused with the Nautilus – the Aquanaut. As a tribute, Patek Philippe released two new versions at Baselworld, that will go on sale later this year. One represents the first men’s Aquanaut to be […]

Patek Philippe debuts two new Aquanauts for 20th Anniversary