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Chopard Unveils Its Four New Watches Under the Happy Ocean Collection

Swiss watchmaker Chopard has recently unveiled four new watches based on a blue theme under the Happy Sports Collection that was launched back in 1993. These watches made up of steel and other precious stones, represent the ocean Blue theme with the dial representing the deep-blue Ocean colors and the splash of other colors to represent multi-colored fishes and turquoise waters lapping around the ...

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Alpina-Sailing-Collection-Yacht-Timer

Alpina watches recently announced a new model that has caught our eye. The new Alpina Sailing Collection Chronograph features a fairly rare modification to its chronograph functionality. These new models celebrate Alpina’s involvement with the Niceforyou Extreme 40 Catamaran racing team and are thus yacht timers. Powered by the Sellita SW500 chronograph movement the Alpina Sailing models fea...

Breitling

Breitling does not need any long winded introduction from us. The Breitling brand has been synonymous with sport and aviation watches for years and has produced many well known models like the Navitimer and the SuperOcean line of dive watches. Breitling watches, generally speaking, incorporate the brands aesthetic DNA which includes large polished cases, distinctive bracelet design, and the rather...

Mondaine-Simply-Elegant

Mondaine, makers of the iconic swiss railway inspired watch, have released a new model named the Simply Elegant which features a remarkably thin case design. After Basel this year it has become increasingly clear that “thin” is the new “oversized” and we think this is about as good as trends get. This new found popularity  has not been lost on Mondaine as the new Simply Ele...

Toshi-Custom-Leather-Straps

The watch collecting hobby has dozens of sub genres such as dive watches, vintage watches, chronographs, specific brands and even straps. As predominantly leather clad watches like those from Panerai have increased in popularity so in turn has the practice of fitting new and varied straps to these watches. The Paneristi are not alone in this pursuit of the perfect strap as many sport watches look ...

Tag-Heuer-Aquaracer

In its most modern form the Aquaracer, Tag Heuer’s dive watch line, can be had in fifty plus different variations that span quartz and automatic movements, chronographs, big dates and 3 handers. Nearly all of Tag’s technology from the Calibre 5 automatic to the Calibre 16 chronograph and the Calibre S Electro-Mechanical movement can be found in their Aquaracer dive watches. Being fan o...

Certina-DS-Action-Diver

Last month Certina announced plans to release a new automatic dive watch. Dubbed the DS Action Diver this 200m ISO certified dive watch is looking to join other Swatch Group divers like the Tissot SeaStar, Longines HydroConquest and the Omega Seamaster. Dive watches are an integral part of the Swatch Group’s line up so its not surprising to see them plan a new diver for Certina. Certina has ...

Perrelet-SeaCraft-777

In April of this year Perrelet introduced a new line of dive watches dubbed the Seacraft 777. Perrelet is widely known for making the Turbine and the beautiful Perrelet Double Rotor and can indeed trace their roots to the development of the first automatic movement for a pocket watch. The new 777 line consists of a 3-hand model, a GMT, and a chronograph. The new line exhibits excellent styling cue...

Rolex-Explorer-II

Just in time for the 40th anniversary of the 1655 Explorer II, Rolex has announced the new model which features a series of changes over the outgoing Explorer II. The new series (ref: 216570) is available with a black or white dial, features an all orange GMT hand, and houses the new 3187 Rolex calibre in a larger 42mm case (last gen was 39mm). Rolex has made this new chronometer movement entirely...

Panerai-Radiomir-8-Days-Ceramica

This year at SIHH (Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie) Panerai debuted a new Radiomir from their Historic Collection. Dubbed the Radiomir 8 Days Ceramica 45mm this new Radiomir features a couple big steps for Panerai, most notably a ceramic case and in-house handwound movement featuring an astounding 8 days...

Artego-Sea-King

Just a few months ago we reviewed the Artego 300m Diver and came away very impressed with its vintage tool-diver style and excellent price point. The guys at Artego have been pretty busy as they recently launched a new watch, the Sea King. The Sea King is named after the...

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