I recently visited my nephew, Sam, for a long weekend. I was wearing my brand new TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre Heuer 01. Sam was really blown away by the 01 — it was the first watch that ever captured his imagination and he told me how he dreams of owning a TAG one day. Sam’s […]

I don’t think KLOKERS needs an introduction. I’m sure you heard of them, you saw their watches, either on Kickstarter or on a watch blog/forum, maybe even on the wrist of a fellow watch collector. I know a watch snob who would never consider a microbrand, yet he signed up to pre-order a KLOKERS from […]

One of the more talked-about watches at this year’s Baselworld was Bulova’s new Curv. The venerable American watchmaker refuses to follow the corporate take-over script: the one where the original company’s virtues and identity gradually fade away under the dictates of new corporate leadership. Acquired in 2007 by Citizen, the addition of Bulova made Citizen […]

Mark Kelly, retired astronaut and Navy test pilot, stares off into the middle distance in the print ads Breitling is running for its new Exospace B55 Connected watch. He’s wearing a flight suit and the Exospace while, in the background, is Kelly’s former office – a runway at dusk, desert mountains looming behind. As a […]