Tag: Patek Philippe

Time To Expect The Unexpected

You imagine certain watch brands to be exactly what you expect, consensual and predictable, true to traditions, believing in decades of coherent collections of watches. But you are sometimes wrong. Here are five unexpected, even controversial, watches from some of the most respected watchmakers. Patek Philippe Calatrava Pilot Travel Time Ref. 5524 Calatrava – a name … Continued

MB&F LM1

How To Choose The Right Case Material For Your Watch

Modern horology is not defined by functionality, since phones tell the time, or movement technology, the principles of a mechanical watch haven’t changed in two centuries, but rather the materials and construction of the case. Watch lovers today have more case materials than ever to choose from, and luxury timepiece makers are keen to introduce … Continued

Hublot Big Bang All Carbon

How To Choose A Dress Watch That Will Stand Out

Once you start paying attention to dress watches, it becomes apparent that a man in a suit without a timepiece looks a bit naked. A good formal watch very much helps complete the man, especially when it comes to festive, or serious, attire. Depending on the occasion and your mood, distinctive watches will have appeal. … Continued

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Extra Thin The Hour Glass Limited Edition

The Patek Philippe Seal Warrants A Closer Look

Since 2009, Patek Philippe has been defining its own standard of excellence with the Patek Philippe Seal, or PP Seal for short, in place of the Geneva Seal with which the pinnacle Swiss watchmaker previously certified its movements. Yet, many still do not know the difference between the two seals, which prompted me to write … Continued

Patek Philippe Ref 5073P

Luxury Sports Watches – Five Modern Icons

In the middle of the 1970s, right when the Swiss watch industry had to face the Quartz Crisis, high-end watchmakers had to find the solution to stay alive. Salvation came from a brand new concept, the paradoxically named luxury sports watch. This era gave birth to some icons, and here are the ones to consider. … Continued

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