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Royal Navy x G-SHOCK Frogman Doubles Down on Indestructible Reputation

G-SHOCK is taking its reputation for near indestructible watches to new extremes for its latest collaboration with the British Ministry of Defence.The Royal Navy x G-SHOCK Frogman combines a Carbon Core Guard with a monocoque case made from carbon fiber-reinforced resin while water resistance of 200m is guaranteed by sealing potential ingress points with three […]

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TAG Heuer Adds UK Online Exclusive Chronograph to Formula 1 Collection

TAG Heuer’s latest addition to its motorsport-infused Formula 1 collection represents the first time the brand has sold a watch directly to the public in the UK as an online exclusive.It’s the latest development as the watch industry seeks to navigate a retail landscape ravaged globally, with many physical bricks and mortar retailers forced to close […]

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NOMOS Celebrates 175 Years of Glashütte Watchmaking With New Club Automatic Series

In celebration of 175 years of watchmaking in Glashütte, Germany, NOMOS is launching a special edition Club automatic inspired by Bauhaus design sensibilities.Coming in a 40mm case crafted out of stainless steel with a polished finish, the new timepiece is offered in three different colors: navy, olive and onyx.All three iterations carry the same dial […]

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Grand Seiko Celebrates Founder Kintaro Hattori With Limited Edition “Tree Rings” Timepiece

Continuing with its celebration of its 140th-anniversary, Japanese luxury watchmaker Grand Seiko has now released a new dress watch paying tribute to the company’s founder, Kintaro Hattori.The highlight of the timepiece comes in the form of its dark textured dial, designed to replicate the age rings of a tree. Sitting on this black background are […]

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Behind the HYPE: Why Patek Philippe’s Nautilus Met an Untimely Demise

Patek Philippe’s 5711 stainless steel Nautilus, the watch that everyone wanted but only a lucky few could secure, has been killed-off for the unlikely crime of being too popular.The multitude of factors behind such a startling move from 182-year-old Swiss watch brand Patek Philippe are as complex as any faced within the watch industry this […]

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Seiko’s Out of This World Astron Inspired by Kojima Production’s Mascot

Seiko’s GPS-connected, solar-powered worldtimer, the Astron, has looked to the adventurous mascot of Hideo Kojima’s games studio, Kojima Productions, for inspiration.Ludens is the exoskeleton-clad explorer that Kojima uses to represent his studio and exhibits many of the themes of its smash-hit 2020 game, Death Stranding, that follows a courier through a hostile landscape.Seiko has imbued […]

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IWC Pays Tribute to Classic 3705 Ceramic Pilot’s Chronograph

IWC is celebrating its classic 3705 Ceramic Pilot’s chronograph from 1994 with a limited-edition run using a new high-tech case material.The IWC Fliegerchronograph Keramik or 3705, was something of a low-key classic, taking a quarter of a century to become a cult classic among collectors, who began referring to it as the ‘Black Flieger,’ but today […]

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Here’s a First Look at the 2021 TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer 02 Tourbillon Blue Dial

TAG Heuer has revealed the first look at its 2021 Carrera Heuer 02 Tourbillon Blue Dial. The latest timepiece in the Swiss luxury watchmaker’s repertoire combines the best of its Carrera Sport and Carrera Tourbillon. The model comes together with a splash of blue on the brand’s first-ever Heuer 02T model with a conventional dial.The […]

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HODINKEE Collaboration With TAG Heuer Brings in $900,000 USD in Minutes

HODINKEE’s latest co-branded watch collaboration saw nearly a million dollars flood in as the watch website sold their half of the entire bath allocation in a matter of minutes.Half of the 250-piece run of TAG Heuer Carrera Dato Limited Edition For HODINKEE was offered through the HODINKEE Shop this morning with commentators reporting that all […]

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Titanium Franck Muller Doubles as a Cold Storage Bitcoin Wallet

Franck Muller is adding to the list of complications he’s mastered by turning his latest watch into a cold storage Bitcoin wallet.The new Encrypto “Free The Money. Free The World” is only available to customers paying in cryptocurrency and functions as a ‘Deep Cold Storage Set.’The 41mm black DLC-coated brushed titanium watch comes with its […]

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Virgil Abloh Launches Braun Venture with Off-White Alarm Clocks

Virgil Abloh has this morning signalled “an ongoing, overall venture” with design-led home appliance brand, Braun, by launching a pair of limited-edition alarm clocks.The new Off-White c/o Braun edition alarm clocks mark the second time that Abloh and Off-White have partnered with Braun.Braun’s longstanding reputation for high quality products with instantly recognisable design sensibilities lends […]

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Wrist Check: Floyd Mayweather Buys Five-Week-Old Grandson a $45,000 USD Rolex Oyster Perpetual

Legendary boxer Floyd Mayweather has readied his five-week-old grandson to take the crown from Amir Khan’s one-year-old son as the world’s youngest watch collector with his latest Rolex timepiece gift. Last month, Mayweather’s daughter Yaya and rapper NBA Youngboy welcomed son, Kentrell Jr to the world. Just recently, Yaya revealed on Instagram that at just […]

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Luminox Completes Bear Grylls Survival Series Trilogy With Aviator Watch

Luminox and renowned survival expert Bear Grylls have concluded its Survival Series, a trilogy of specially designed watches covering the rugged brand’s Air, Land and Sea collections.The final watch in the series, the Luminox Bear Grylls Air Collection, features a quartz world time movement. An orange GMT hand points to the watch’s second timezone on […]

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Omega Builds Sailing Chronograph Capable of Taking on the America’s Cup

Omega returns as Official Timekeeper of the world’s oldest sporting trophy next month when the 36th America’s Cup gets underway in New Zealand.And to celebrate it has developed a regatta timer, a countdown function which allows competitive sailors to correctly judge the running start of a race, which can be activated and then locked to […]

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Girard-Perregaux Signs Watch Partnership With Aston Martin

Girard-Perregaux has been announced as the watch partner of British supercar marque Aston Martin, in a deal that includes Aston Martin’s first Formula One works team in 60 years, Cognizant Formula One team.Patrick Pruniaux, Girard-Perregaux’s CEO, said: “2021 is an important year for both Girard- Perregaux and Aston Martin. We are celebrating an astonishing 230 […]

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Norwegian Rain Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Unimatic Limited Editions

Outerwear specialist Norwegian Rain is celebrating 10 years of creating tailor-sharp, Tokyo-inspired raincoats by collaborating on two limited-edition pieces with field watch brand Unimatic.The watch presents Unimatic’s adopted military-style silhouette in both brushed stainless steel (Modello Uno U1-NRN) and with a black DLC coating (Modello Uno U1- NR) using a bezel with a simple black […]

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