24. July 2021
History Speak of the name Breguet and images of ultra-complicated pocket watches and emblematic dress watches appear in your mind. At the same time, you’d probably be forgiven for not knowing that House Breguet has a significant history in aviation. Breguet first got involved in the aeronautical industry in the 1930s, developing instruments in response to the requirements of civilian and military aircraft. In this domain, the firm benefited from the kind assistance provided by one of the most...
24. July 2021
hat if I told you that I drove a Lamborghini, but you knew I lived on a farm? You might be skeptical. Yet you ask to visit and go for a ride, and I happily invite you over. When you arrive, I take you out to the barn and pull open the doors to reveal my glorious Lamborghini LM002, a V12 powered, four-door, sport utility truck. Suddenly it all becomes clear. That vehicle, barring the tractors that initially wore the Lamborghini badge (and still do) before Lamborghini made cars, is not what one...
24. July 2021
Gear Patrol Watches can do plenty more than simply tell the time — some display calendar information, while others record elapsed minutes or show the phases of the moon. One particularly quirky (though useful) complication even features a built-in mechanical alarm. Such mechanical alarm watches were once relatively plentiful. (Hell, the watch historically gifted to presidents of the United States is a mechanical alarm watch, the Vulcain Cricket.) Now, however, these quirky relics are...
24. July 2021
Antiquorum The new Patek Philippe Nautilus with an olive green-dial may just be the hottest watch release of 2021. And now a never-before-worn example is heading to auction. Antiquorum will offer up a Ref. 5711/1A-014 Nautilus as part of its Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces sale later this month in Monaco. Not only will the winning bidder end up with one of the most desired watches of the year, they’ll also get an example that comes sealed in a bag, meaning it hasn’t been touched...
24. July 2021
This Week's Pre-Owned Favorites HODINKEE Pre-Owned is a living, breathing beast. Since February 18 of this year, we've gotten our feet wet in the space. Every two weeks on Thursday (with the exception of the disruption that was the UNIMATIC H Series Limited Edition), a curated selection of pre-loved watches has hit the HODINKEE Shop. We have been happy to move nearly 100 timepieces to their next home. This is only the start. Royal Oak 'Jumbo' Extra Thin Ref. 15202ST Blue Dial In Stainless Steel...
24. July 2021
Casio G-Shock GBD-200 review: A perfectly balanced hybrid smartwatch MSRP $149.00 Score Details DT Recommended Product “The GBD-200 is a true hybrid smartwatch that goes easy on the tech and overboard with durability, which combined with a slim case, a comfortable strap, and no battery to charge makes it ideal for all-day, everyday wear.” Pros All-day comfort Reliable, informative notifications Very durable Cons Only basic fitness tracking Casio has been making connected G-Shock watches...
19. July 2021
A set of luxury designed watches by Seiko based on the three starter from Pokemon Red and Blue will be released in Japan next month. BY TRUMANN TUPUBLISHED 7 DAYS AGO The Pokemon Company has made a ton of partnerships in celebration of Pokemon's 25th anniversary in 2021. This was seen earlier this year, when the company collaborated with watch brand Casio to release a new Pikachu-themed watch. The collaborations with other companies continue as Seiko, a luxury watchmaker in Japan, announced a...
19. July 2021
If red is your lucky colour, a red and gold watch could be your luckiest accessory. There’s something really fiery about a red and gold watch. It isn’t a timepiece that can be worn by just anyone. It demands the attention of its onlooker, and demands to be worn by someone who can do it justice. After all, how do you pair a red and gold watch with your outfit? How do you wear it too different occasions? Here, we’ve put together five of our favourite red and gold watches for any budget....
19. July 2021
It's the second iconic watch from the classic film series to be re-issued. Image: Casio When people think of iconic timepieces used as movie props, the Seiko Giugiaro 7A28-7000 worn by Sigourney Weaver’s Ellen Ripley in James Cameron’s Aliens always comes to mind. But the character wore another vintage timepiece in Ridley Scott’s original Alien too, which Casio is now re-issuing just like Seiko did. It might not be immediately obvious to anyone watching Alien because the watch was doubled...
19. July 2021
Comments Nixon is taking lead from the Olympics with its new waterproof watch. And there’s no better time to debut, with the recent addition of surfing to the summer games. Already a favorite among pros, this ultra-thin timepiece breaks the mold with its rugged disposition. But Nixon hasn’t shirked on style to keep this timepiece clean and dry. The new Nixon Heat Watch touts itself as the thinnest waterproof digital watch the world has ever seen. Hit the jump to keep reading. Nixon Heat:...

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