Filippo Loreti Milano Black Red Automatic

Filippo Loreti Review. Milano Black Red Automatic

This Filippo Loreti review describes the Milano Black Red Automatic by Filippo Loreti. It is a watch with a self-winding Miyota movement, and an Italian-inspired design that gives it unique looks. At the price of €489, it is a readily accessible timepiece, with a lot of details that make it a pleasure to wear. It…

Aerowatch Les Grandes Classiques Gent Automatic

The Gent Automatic by Aerowatch has a sort of distinction and refinement that I would associate with the “gentleman” concept that has been used by a number of brands recently. Even though it is a very moderate 39 mm in diameter, and so in terms of size it could be worn by both men and…

Vacheron Constantin FiftySix Automatic

Vacheron Constantin FiftySix Automatic

With the FiftySix collection, Vacheron Constantin is reaching out to a wider section of the public than its previous audience of super-wealthy customers. The FIftySix Automatic is now the entry-level piece in Vacheron Constantin’s range, available in steel at a price of €11,800. So it’s still a very expensive watch, but Vacheron Constantin is a…

Tissot Everytime Swissmatic

Style is automatic, say Tissot in their promotional video for the Swissmatic. This new watch is the Swatch Group’s response to the risk posed by the waves of cheap mechanical watches arriving from Asia. It has a unisex, minimalist design, a mechanical movement visible through a sapphire caseback, and those two words that have a…

Archimede OutDoor Protect with full lume dial

Archimede OutDoor Protect with full lume dial

The OutDoor Protect by Archimede is a tough sports watch, with a specially hardened stainless steel case, a 20 atm, 200-metre water resistance, brushed case finish, screw-down crown, and a version in which the entire dial is coated with luminescent paint. Luminescent dial and hands It’s the full lume dial that makes this piece different…

H. Moser & Cie Pioneer Centre Seconds Cosmic Green

H. Moser & Cie Pioneer Centre Seconds Cosmic Green

H. Moser’s watches are generally expensive, made in gold. The Pioneer Centre Seconds was launched in 2017 in a steel version, and this year a new dial colour has been added to the series, Cosmic Green. It combines H. Moser’s typical graded sunburst dial with extreme minimalism and a new sports aesthetic – the case…

Anonimo Epurato

Anonimo Epurato

Epurato has an Italian sound, and the choice of name reflects the Italian origins of company Anonimo, founded by ex-Panerai staff who decided not to relocate when Richemont Group moved the brand from Florence to Switzerland in 1997. Later, Anonimo also changed ownership, and it is now a Swiss-owned brand based near Geneva. Epurato can…

Manometro by Giuliano Mazzuoli, owned by Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe and his watches

Russell Crowe is selling a whole load of stuff. In the sale titled “The Art of Divorce,” he is getting rid of all sorts of things, many connected to his films such as the leather cuirass that he wore in The Gladiator, and lots of items linked to his wide-ranging interests. Many were collected during…

Defakto Vektor Radial

Defakto Vektor Radial

Defakto is part of the German group Limes based in Pforzheim, the same that makes Archimede watches. While most brands are happy to have different designs cohabiting under the same brand name, Limes prefers to separate the brands at least in terms of communications. So Defakto Watches have their own website. The Vektor Radial is…

Ingersoll Linden Radiolite Automatic

Ingersoll Linden Radiolite Automatic

When you look at a watch like the Ingersoll Linden Radiolite Automatic, you can’t help thinking of the Zenith Pilot Type 20 and other similar early aviation-style watches. At just €470, the Ingersoll version is far more accessible in terms of price, and it can be ordered online. But it has to deal with issues…

Tourby Marine Arabic 43

Tourby Marine Arabic 43

I am writing about the Tourby Marine Arabic 43, even though it is not a new watch, because of its similarity to the IWC Portugieser Hand-Wound Eight Days Edition 150 Years released this year. The Tourby watch is not an imitation: this piece, along with the IWC watch, share the same marine inspiration, dating back…

IWC Portugieser Hand-Wound Eight Days Edition “150 Years” IW510211

IWC Portugieser Hand-Wound Eight Days Edition 150 Years

The IWC Portugieser Hand-Wound Eight Days Edition “150 Years” is a beautiful, minimalist watch. I particularly like the way the date window is camouflaged, almost part of the circuit of hour numerals. It’s satisfyingly large at 43.2 mm diameter and relatively slim at 12.2 mm thickness. The white lacquer dial highlights the blued hands and…

Roamer Searock Automatic

Roamer Searock Automatic

The Searock Automatic by Roamer is one of the many classic men’s watches with a vaguely Rolex look, made by putting an ETA 2824-2 movement into a stainless steel case. Quite large at 42 mm across, the case has a graceful shape with polished and satin finish, and it has a nice 3-link bracelet in…

RGM Model 222-RR

RGM Model 222-RR

The Model 222-RR by RGM is a classic American railroad watch with the slewed dial arrangement – useful when you are driving or working on a computer – that has also been used by Longines for some of their aviation-inspired watches. The case, dial and strap are modern, though following vintage inspiration, but the movement…

Omega Seamaster Olympic Games

Omega Seamaster Olympic Games Gold Collection

Omega has been the official timekeeper of the Olympic games since 1932 and it expects this arrangement to continue until 2032. The Omega Seamaster has a shorter history. It dates back to 1948 when it was introduced to celebrate Omega’s 100th anniversary. The earliest models were very simple with slender wedge-like hour markers, leaf hands,…

Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Automatic

Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Automatic

The Polaris Automatic by Jaeger-LeCoultre is the brand’s entry-level sports watch. They’ve done a lot of good things with this watch. To create a new sports watch – a tough watch that can survive all sorts of conditions, and in particular contact with water – they returned to an archive timepiece, the 1968 Memovox Polaris,…

Panerai Luminor Marina Logo 3 Days Acciaio PAM00777

Panerai Luminor Marina Logo 3 Days Acciaio

This article is about the new Luminor Marina Logo 3 Days Acciaio by Panerai, presented at SIHH in January 2018. Like the Panerai Luminor Base Logo 3 Days Acciaio that I wrote about in the previous post, this watch provides all the fascination of the Panerai Luminor case and dial at a comparatively accessible price…

Tutima Saxon One M

Tutima Glashütte Saxon One M

Tutima Glashütte is a brand that has no hurry about presenting new watches. The brand completed their relocation to Glashütte in 2011, and two years later, they presented four lines, Saxon One, Grand Flieger, M2 and Patria. From then on, they have been concerned principally with consolidating their position on the market. The new Saxon…

Avvent'Ora by Vincent Calabrese and NHC

Avvent’Ora by Vincent Calabrese and NHC

Avvent’Ora by Vincent Calabrese and his company NHC (Nouvelle Horlogerie Calabrese) is a watch with a political mission. The watch has conventional hour and minute hands, and the dial has a trapezoidal window positioned between two hour markers. Every hour, this part of the dial rotates through 30°, and a trapezoidal aperture opens between adjacent…

Fendi Selleria Fendimatic

Fendi Selleria Fendimatic

Fashion brand Fendi is more familiar for its furs and leather accessories than its watches. Selleria (which means saddlery) is a name that dates back to the 1930s when it was introduced for bags. The brand’s Selleria watches are more recent, and Fendi have given their timepieces some features that set them apart from the…