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Feeling Blue: 17 Watches With Blue Dials and Straps

TAG Heuer 1887 Carrera Chronograph

One of the growing style trends seen in the watch world in the past few years — and on display at the watch shows in Switzerland and in the U.S. — is the blue-on-blue dial-strap combination. We took a look at watches unveiled at the 2013 watch fairs as well as watches released within recent years, and compiled a list of 17 timepieces from brands on the blue bandwagon. First unveiled at … [Read more...]

Fratello Friday: My Top 5 Watches Under $1,000

Longines HydroConquest

Call it a "budget" timepiece or an "entry-level luxury" watch: for many out there, it is the first step into a lifelong passion. Fortunately, there are many interesting mechanical watches on the market priced under $1,000. I've reported on a number of them on my blog, Fratellowatches.com, and the ones presented here come from some of the most popular articles. For this "Top 5 Watches under … [Read more...]

5 Mechanical Watches Under $2,000

Raymond Weil Maestro Trois Aiguilles Or Rose

At this year's Swiss watch fairs, as in most years, the attention-grabbing new releases were the most astronomically priced timepieces with the most complex movements. But what about those who are seeking a more "entry-level" timepiece without compromising on the mechanical movement? We've compiled a list of new watches with automatic movements that might have flown under the radar. While less … [Read more...]

Basel Bargain Hunting: 7 New Watches Under $5,000

Tudor Heritage Chrono Blue

At the 2013 Baselworld watch fair, held in April, many of the biggest watch brands unveiled their new watches for the year. As expected, most of the buzz was generated by complicated (and often very limited) models with extraordinary price tags, and the entry-level prices for many luxury brands, in most cases, continued to tick up. However, we also found some makers of timepieces that demonstrated … [Read more...]

Facetime February 16

Anit Dodhia of San Diego is wearing a Cartier Santos 2 tone, while his 1 month old daughter Mia is starting her watch collection early with a Cartier Santos Stainless Steel.

Welcome to another installment of Facetime! Thanks to Anit Dodhia, Raffi Jehanian, and Jon Ross for the great pictures! As always, if you would like to be featured in our weekly Facetime section, as well as on Pinterest and our other social networks, please submit a hi-res pic (at least 1mb) to photo@watchtime.com. We'll also select the most popular weekly photos every two months and present them … [Read more...]

Watch Wallpaper: Sport-Specific Watches

Tutima Yachting Chronograph

Certain watch models are inseparably linked with particular sports. In our December 2009 issue, we presented a gallery of specialized sports watches inspired by activities from yachting to golf to horse jumping, with original photos by ace watch photographer Nik Schölzel. Now we present six of these exclusive shots to download for your desktop. Click on the photos for wallpaper images. … [Read more...]

Million-Dollar Club: What Watch Brands Spent the Most on Advertising in 2011?

Rolex/Chanel/BellRoss/Omega graphic

If watch advertising is a barometer of the health of a market — and it is — then the U.S. watch market is bouncing back after the catastrophe of 2009. Spending on watch advertising in the United States jumped 16 percent in 2011 to $365.8 million, indicating that the watch market here is improving. … [Read more...]

Vote Now in the Victorinox Swiss Army Time to Care Sustainable Design Competition

Victorinox is promoting sustainable solutions into the next generation with the Victorinox Swiss Army Time to Care Sustainable Design Award. Students from the world's leading design schools have submitted projects to an international jury of designers and Victorinox Swiss Army executives, who have selected the top ten entries. Now you can vote for your favorite project and be entered to win a … [Read more...]

Victorinox Redesigns the AirBoss

On an aircraft carrier, the air boss is the officer who decides every takeoff and landing. For 2011, the new Victorinox AirBoss is simpler in its design, and slightly smaller at 42mm. The look — three hands, three circles of digit tracks, and a date window at 6 o’clock — emphasizes precision, readability and functionality. Find pricing and wallpaper inside. … [Read more...]

A Boom for the Budget-Minded: Watches Under $1000

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Times are tough. But, contrary to what you might think, a tight watch budget doesn’t mean taking a pass on a mechanical movement. With the fall selling season dawning, there’s a fresh crop of under-$1,000 mechanical watches now in stores or soon to be there: the biggest batch, at least it seems to us, since the mechanical revival began. … [Read more...]