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Buying Guide – Six Racing-Inspired Chronographs For Petrolheads

There’s no denying that “Boys and their Toys” is still pretty much a thing in today’s society. It’s also a given fact that watches, cars, and especially the combination of the two, still very much works. There’s of course a long-standing relationship between the automotive industry and watchmaking, whether it’s mechanical, quartz or fully digital. […]

The Petrolhead Corner – Three Amazing Cars Up For Auction At Artcurial Retromobile 2023

French auction house Artcurial, a real rising star in the field of vintage car auctions (even though that’s far from all they do), has recently released its catalogue for the upcoming Retromobile 2023 auction and event in Paris. It seems like every year the selection of cars just gets bigger, better and more interesting and […]

A Technical Perspective – The Curious Case Of Hybrids In Watchmaking

Quartz and mechanical watches have learned to co-exist, but the call of nature still produces mixed offspring. If one almost killed the other, mechanical watches rose from the ashes and returned stronger than ever. However, just like the automotive world, things are changing, and the watchmaking industry has seen the arrival of new wrist-worn technologies, […]

Introducing – The New MeisterSinger City Edition 2023

The MeisterSinger watchmaking brand is known for its one-handed, manometer-like no-fuss dials, with a fair degree of creativity and, at times, surprising complications. In 2017, this Münster-based winner of many international design awards started a tradition of launching limited series under the City Editions sub-collection, with watches dedicated to particular cities and, later on, countries […]

Introducing – IWC Drops A Black Dial In The Pilot’s Watch Chronograph 41

Few watches are so easily identifiable as the IWC Pilot’s Watch. Even from across a room, you can spot the iconic shape and design of any IWC Pilot’s Watch, regardless of whether it’s a time-only, chronograph or even perpetual calendar watch. With such a long and storied history and its ongoing popularity, it’s only natural […]

Hands-on – The Longines Présence Heritage Is An Excellent Run For The Money, And More

The Heritage collection is, without a doubt, one of my favourites in the Longines range, and for many years I have enjoyed sharing my admiration whenever the topic came up. The history of this truly great brand dates back to 1832, with vast archives to dive into. Thus, for the Heritage Collection, there are plenty […]

Industry News – LVMH Sets New Records In 2022 With Revenue Up 23% At EUR 79.2 Billion

LVMH, the world’s largest luxury goods company, has just released its results for 2022. The luxury goods market took a further leap forward, and it has been another record year for the French powerhouse, with a revenue of EUR 79.2 billion, up 23% compared to 2021. The profit from recurring operations is also up 23% […]

Hands-on – The Funky Blue Zenith Defy Revival Boutique Edition A3690

What should follow after gradient brown and burgundy red? Well, in the case of Zenith and the funky Defy Revival, it’s gradient turquoise-blue of course! Just as we suggested when we showed you the non-limited burgundy red edition, it’s not surprising more colours are following the success of the first one. And with a design straight […]

Introducing – The Cuervo y Sobrinos Historiador Gran Premio de Cuba 1957

The Swiss brand with Cuban heritage expands its Historiador collection with a racing-red chronograph inspired by the exciting Cuban Grand Prix of 1957. Looking back over its shoulder, Cuervo y Sorbinos has chosen its flamboyant vintage-inspired Historiador model to host the chronograph. Decked out in rich colours that echo those of Juan Manuel Fangio’s winning […]