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Hands-On with Baume, Richemont’s Fashion Watch Experiment

When Richemont announced it was entering the affordable luxury or “fashion watch” segment with Baume (sans Mercier) it was a surprise for a number of factors. Not only is the market share of this segment rapidly closing due to the social media savvy of brands such as Daniel Wellington but smartwatches are rapidly encroaching on...


Talking with Car-Mod Authority Jonathan Ward About His First Official Watch, the ICON Duesey

Above all, Jonathan Ward is a gearhead. His Los Angeles-based company, ICON4X4, produces what some believe are the highest caliber SUVs in the world. He tears vehicles apart and puts them back together in new and unexpected ways, elevating utilitarian machines into a purified expression of mechanical ability. Last year, the news broke that Ward was...

Showing at WatchTime New York 2018: Glashütte Original Senator Cosmopolite

WatchTime New York, America’s largest luxury watch show, returns to the Big Apple in October. As we countdown to the big event, taking place at Manhattan’s Gotham Hall on October 26-27, we’ll be previewing many of the new watches that guests will discover there. Today we’re taking a look at the latest update to Glashütte...


7 Milestone Omega Watches, from 1892 to Today

In its long history, Omega has contributed numerous important watches and innovations to the world of watchmaking. In this feature, we chronicle seven of the 25 most important watches Omega has ever made, including the Omega Seamaster, the Omega Constellation and the Omega De Ville.

Revisiting the UTS 4000M Dive Watch

One of our favorite things to do at WatchTime is taking a moment to go back and reexamine timepieces that have been in the public eye for a few years but have largely floated under-the-radar for most collectors and enthusiasts. In proper summertime spirit, our object of affection today is one of the more mechanically potent,...

From Fratello Watches

Expert Advice: 5 Tips for Buying Vintage Watches

Whether you’re buying out of sentimentality or simply for investment purposes, education is the most important factor when it comes to buying, or collecting, vintage timepieces, says Fratello Watches founder and WatchTime contributor Robert-Jan Broer.


Five U.S.-Exclusive Watches for Independence Day

The United States celebrates its most patriotic holiday today, July 4, and what better way to show off both American pride and horological savvy than by sporting one of the rare special-edition timepieces aimed exclusively at the U.S. market? We rounded up five, including a few that bear the red, white, and blue colors of Old Glory.


3 Ways to Safely Store Your Watches

In this article from FratelloWatches founder and WatchTime contributor Robert-Jan Broer, we offer a few options for safe storage of any watches you're not currently wearing, to ensure that your precious collection is not subject to burglary, fire, or other loss.


What Makes a Dive Watch a Dive Watch?

One leading source offers a definitive answer to the question of what determines whether a timepiece can legitimately be called a “dive watch” or “divers’ watch” in this article.


“Extreme Watches for Extreme Conditions:” An Interview with Richard Mille

Richard Mille launched the first timepiece from his eponymous watch brand in 2001. Seventeen years later, the brand has made an indelible mark on the luxury watch industry with its avant-garde designs, its pioneering use of space-age materials, and its partnerships with some very high-profile athletes and celebrities. A few months back, I caught up...


Leica Camera Enters the Watch Industry with Two Timepieces

Leica, one of the most well-regarded camera producers in the world, announced late last week that it was introducing an intriguing new product line into its portfolio. That’s right, the brand beloved by camera enthusiasts around the globe is crossing over into the watch world with two new timepieces, the time-and-date-only Leica L1 and the Leica L2 GMT....


The Watch Connoisseur’s Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day is around the corner, and if your dad (or brother, or son, or best buddy) is a watch guy like you, its likely he also shares other interests — an eye for fashionable accessories; a taste for fine spirits and premium cigars; an appreciation for high-end writing instruments; and a need to store...


Why Hublot’s Big Bang Referee Smartwatch Might Be a Lot More Important Than You Think

Shortly before Baselworld 2018 opened its doors to the public in March, Hublot introduced its very first smartwatch, the Big Bang Referee 2018 World Cup Russia™ Connected Watch (Ref. 400.NX.1100.RX). The 49-mm titanium-cased tech device is based on Google’s Android Wear OS and will be worn by the 101 referees (36 referees and 63 assistants)...