between the lugs
Hey: that watch is wearing a watch!
9 hours, 53 minutes ago on Harry Winston Histoire De Tourbillon 6 Watch
The Tigers are stationed at 2100 Woodward Ave in..... Detroit.
Read more and post less, failtroll.
1 day, 8 hours ago on Detroit Watch Company Pride Of Detroit Aviator Watch Review
It just looks so damn tall on the wrist: does the movement demand so?
1 day, 8 hours ago on Richard Mille RM 60-01 Automatic Flyback Chronograph Regatta “Les Voiles De St. Barth” 2015 Limited Edition Watch Hands-On
Very nice. It displays more as a non-functional display rather than an actual working watch: all of the parts of the dial seemed to be placed just so, but not actually attached. It makes for a very interesting appearance.
And for as 'uncomplicated' as this might be, good luck explaining what the hell is going on here to a non watch nerd.
I actually like the red gold case and dial quite a bit, but I would have added the burgundy finished gator strap to it, and the brown on to the more traditional yellow gold case.
3 days, 8 hours ago on MB&F LM101 Frost Watch Hands-On
If they had updated the Chronoscope to a 42mm case, I'd buy one tomorrow.
3 days, 9 hours ago on Junghans Max Bill Watch Range Updated For 2015
Caramel by the sea? That sounds like a splendid holiday dessert!
3 days, 9 hours ago on Buying Watches In Carmel-By-The-Sea, California: Jewelry Atelier
Very handsome, I'm all about it. Pity it is such a tight LE, I might enjoy trying this one on at a dealer sometime, but it looks as though you'd likely never actually spot one in the wild.
Rob, I wouldn't dismiss the Hublot gummy gator straps until you've had the pleasure of swearing one. They are the best in the business.
3 days, 9 hours ago on Hublot Classic Fusion Chronograph Aerofusion The Watch Gallery Limited Edition
I'm actually digging that neon yellow Chrono. That's pretty cool.
4 days, 9 hours ago on Dodane Type 23 Watches For 2015
I don't scoff at 35mm watches, I just don't want to wear them. It looks as polarizing on my wrist as a 65mm watch would.
4 days, 9 hours ago on Nomos Minimatik & Tangente Automatik With New In-House DUW 3001 Movement Hands-On
I have nothing new to say over my original comments on the watch, it actually displays in real life much as it did in the touched photos. It is a giant though! Even without the diamonds it would look a bit silly on the wrist.
5 days, 8 hours ago on Wearing The Over $18,000,000 Jacob & Co. Billionaire Watch
My bad: apologies for the miss.
Would be a pretty cool watermark though.
6 days, 9 hours ago on MB&F Melchior Robot Clock Hands-On
I would prefer a centrally mounted seconds hand to the subsidiary dial, but other than that the watch is a real tour de force. The black model is neat as well, but I think that look steals away a bit of the grace this watch carries.
6 days, 10 hours ago on H. Moser & Cie Endeavour Perpetual Calendar Watch Review
What part of this is supposed to make any sense?
1 week ago on All About The 18k Gold Apple Watch Edition
Bleh. That pink gold with all the candy red accents? Cannot unsee, what a pukepile.
1 week ago on Chopard Mille Miglia GTS Power Control Watches Hands-On
Interesting, but really not all that refined considering the pedigree. But you're right, there will be a lineup around the corner for them until they're gone, so whatever.
Really enjoy the 'ABTW' on the shoulder: if that's your watermark, why not in every shot?
1 week ago on MB&F Melchior Robot Clock Hands-On
Gold, steel, aluminum, whatever: I can't get past how unattractive it is and how ungainly it looks on the wrist. If people want a gold iPod just so they can say it's gold, that doesn't concern me in the least. But I would at least want the form factor to be agreeable.
1 week, 1 day ago on All About The 18k Gold Apple Watch Edition
Zany. I like the colours and the finishes for sure, but I'm not crazy about the death metal Hollowe'en nightmare fantasy fonts used for the numbers. The complications are an interesting splash of refinement in a view of near chaos: the rear view of the watch looks like movement soup: you really need to pay attention to catch on to any rhyme or reason.
Anyway, neat idea.
1 week, 2 days ago on Blancpain L-Evolution Tourbillon Carrousel Watch For 2015 Hands-On
Very handsome: I like it. I generally prefer more dedicated chronograph pushers to one's that are attempting to be integrated with the case shape and design, but this is a well though out appearance nonetheless.
I do find it odd that they went for a solid caseback though: you'd think that they'd want to show off the new gear a bit.
1 week, 3 days ago on Alpina Alpiner 4 Flyback Chronograph With New AL-760 In-House Movement Hands-On
Strange. And very polarizing to say the least.
Personally, I don't find it as ugly as the Proplof (which is in its own league of hideousness) but I certainly find it pretty ugly. I wonder how much better it would present on a matching bracelet.
1 week, 4 days ago on Bulova Sea King Automatic 96B226 Limited Edition Watch Hands-On
"We already know that mechanical timepieces are far from the most efficient way to tell the time. We have phones; we have laptops; we may even have an MP3 player that is more accurate than a $100,000 Patek."
Are you trying to argue efficiency, or accuracy? Maybe I'm just a luddite, but I can check the time much more efficiently by glancing at my wrist than by digging out my phone, powering up my laptop, or referencing my... mp3 player? Who the hell still carries around an mp3 player.
And if you did mean to take a stab at accuracy and not efficiency, then I'll bore you with the same tedious but appropriate argument that mechanical watches are generally not bought for accuracy first. Yes, they need to be accurate, but I have never in my life met someone that truly needed seconds-a-day (or month or year) accuracy. Lots of people that want it, sure, but that truly need it? No. So promoting this hideous watch as some kind of savior to all of us watch nerds that have been lamenting the lack of an NFC watch that actually tells accurate time is ridiculous. Mechanical watches are as much about emotion as they are function, and this influx of 'smart' devices are deciding to completely discount that.
1 week, 5 days ago on Bulgari Diagono Magnesium Concept Watch Hands-On
The dial is great, but I'm not sold that this is $3k worth of watch.
1 week, 6 days ago on JeanRichard Aquascope Hokusai Watch Review
Not sure if want? Handsome and scatterbrained all at the same time. It should certainly do well up against some of its true competition.
2 weeks ago on Frédérique Constant Worldtimer Watch Hands-On: Feeling Blue
The double tourbillon is a hectic looking watch. Very technical and aggressive with lots of hard angles, lines, and drama in the palette. Legibility suffers somewhat, but I'm sure it's better in person.
I like it.
2 weeks ago on Roger Dubuis Excalibur Single & Double Tourbillon Watches Hands-On
Needs a few hours on the hand stretcher.
2 weeks, 1 day ago on Seiko Recraft Kinetic Watches
Nice for sure, but it certainly offers quite the dose of stealth-wealth. You'd have to know what it is on the wrist to 'get' why she dented the pocketbook by 12 grand (or $1500 more for the bracelet: yikes!).
Personally, I can't make much sense of subsidiary seconds on a sport watch. The giant PR indicator balances that nicely, but the watch is automatic so I don't care. Scrap the PR, mount a looooooong centre seconds with a lovely GO logo counter balance, and then everyone gets their whole numbers back (plus a 3 and a 9) and the watch would be instantly more sporty.
2 weeks, 1 day ago on Glashütte Original Senator Observer Watch Hands-On
I don't get it, and do not want.
2 weeks, 3 days ago on Tiffany & Co. East West Watches Hands-On
I must be a fool, I see no excellence in design with the Apple Watch.
2 weeks, 3 days ago on Apple Watch Receives Red Dot: Best Of The Best Design Award
Amazing, really. Love them. I've always had a soft spot for the email lumineuse used by Angular Momentum, which I always thought was the best lume in the business. It would appear that position may now be usurped.
2 weeks, 3 days ago on Sarpaneva Korona K0 Northern Lights Watch Hands-On: Simply Incredible Lume
Of course my preference is for the 60 piece LE that I'll never get my hands on. Not that I would be interested in paying that number for it anyway.
2 weeks, 3 days ago on Tiffany & Co. CT60 Watch Collection Hands-On & Debut For 2015
I love the idea of a customizable watch, so long as the options make sense and aren't convoluted.
2 weeks, 3 days ago on WATCH GIVEAWAY: Martenero Model II: Founder
Best 4/1 post yet. Beats the Charlie Sheen advert.
2 weeks, 4 days ago on Urwerk UR-105 HIS ‘Horological Intelligence System’ Will Smartly Watch Over You
Swell, the watch is not that bad really, and I'm sure it hits the nail right on the head in terms of the strategy Biver is attempting to deploy. I only fear that it will have a new iteration every week as they grab onto countless partnerships, resulting in the same watch re-hashed a jillion times with lousy co-branding logos and hideous colourways. Honestly, release this watch with subtle hints as a Gulf colourway and I might be interested.
I'm sure we will be reading quite a bit about this development as it moves along.
2 weeks, 5 days ago on TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre Heuer 01 Watch Hands-On
The only 'worthy' in-house movements are those made by Rolex and Omega? Obvious troll is obvious.
2 weeks, 6 days ago on Bremont Watch Company: Time To Take A Closer Look?
No underwater dive pics? Fail.
2 weeks, 6 days ago on Seiko Prospex Kinetic GMT SUN023 Dive Watch Review
Don't be such a hater. Let your hair down and take it easy once in awhile. Thereare a lotof automatic and quartz watches out there that I'm sure you'd enjoy.
I agree that people are allowed to make mistakes. Buying the fake was a mistake. Re-selling it is beyond that. If you replace a fake with the real version, then you should know better than to perpetuate that kind of shame.
2 weeks, 6 days ago on My First Grail Watch: Victor Marks
Interesting, but any other case than the submersible please.
2 weeks, 6 days ago on Panerai Luminor Submersible 1950 Carbotech 3 Days Automatic PAM616 Watch Hands-On
Bremont has a really crummy value proposition in my eyes. I don't find them very 'special', and they are prices as though they carry some serious cache.
Bought, then re-sold a fake watch? Some stories shouldn't be publicized.
Sorry for missing this: I would have rather enjoyed a chat. As coincidence would have it, I'm actually in YYZ right now myself waiting for a flight to Puerto Rico.
3 weeks, 3 days ago on Longines Heritage Diver 1967 Chronograph Hands-On
Bovet always has me a bit torn. I like when a watch brand has a visible identity. For Bovet, I imagine images of ribbon crown guards and serpentine handsets. I like that these are features that make Bovet watches immediately identifiable. That said, I don't personally enjoy the appearance of either of those elements. So a watch like this is, to my eye, much more enjoyable. But it doesn't really have a 'Bovet' feel to it.
Anyway, handsome watch with a neat layout. The dual seconds hand thing is humorous. I am irked by the 2 tiny blued screws that hold down the chapter ring for the seconds dial: they couldn't have skewed them just a little bit so they don't cut off the 60 and 30?
3 weeks, 3 days ago on Bovet Recital 15 Watch Hands-On
3 weeks, 3 days ago on Romain Jerome Spacecraft Black Watch Hands-On
All that effort and they couldn't create a virtual handset that fits the dial? Fail. Another 'smart' watch that takes everything into consideration except the watch.
3 weeks, 3 days ago on Olio Model 1 Smartwatch From New Company With Top Talent
Looking at the 'come visit our booth' graphic, it would appear the the sun and moon don't snap in and out of view, but gradually do so showing crescent shapes: is this the case? If so, that's pretty cool. Although, maybe appropriate for the moon dial only, and the sun on should have a horizontal line that rises from the bottom up, giving the appearance of a setting sun.
3 weeks, 4 days ago on Itay Noy Part Time Watch
Not bad. The 'squinty' subdials are a unique quirk, and the overall palette works out nicely. Not a fan of the aluminum bezel though, that should have gotten a modern upgrade of some kind. Sapphire covered perhaps.
3 weeks, 4 days ago on Longines Heritage Diver 1967 Chronograph Hands-On
Hublot haters are the funniest. Get over yourselves, seriously.
3 weeks, 5 days ago on TAG Heuer Carrera Chronograph Tourbillon Watch Will Cost About $15,000
Strange that the hour windows are slightly skewed away from being vertically square. The dial has the faintest whisper of an old Gerald Genta Arena watch, and certainly an interesting departure for this brand that I generally just associate with ladies watches and high art pieces: elaborate enameled dials and luxurious jeweling. None of that here, and a very lovely movement to boot. The lug design is a signature for the brand, but I'm not sure how well I would like how it looked. Only one way to find out I guess.
3 weeks, 5 days ago on Van Cleef & Arpels Heure d’Ici & Heure d’Ailleurs Watch Hands-On
The unadorned caseback is a bit of a letdown.
I know PP sits in an upper echelon, but if this watch was in steel and then priced accordingly, wouldn't they not only reach a wider audience, and also have a more appropriate sport/casual offering with this oddball?
3 weeks, 5 days ago on Patek Philippe Calatrava Pilot Travel Time Ref. 5524 Watch Hands-On
Bleh. I have almost nothing nice to say here, the watch looks cheap and poorly finished. Longines puts out a few models that I enjoy, this ain't one of them. Bad hands, crummy dial, and a watch like this shouldn't have big polished surfaces on it.
3 weeks, 6 days ago on Longines Avigation Watch Review: Establishing A Heritage
I was going to ask what the black is composed of on that LE, but looking at the pricing it obviously won't be DLC.
I normally don't like to comment on the sticker, as I prefer to talk about the watch, but those are some pretty aggressive numbers for a brand like Eterna. Impressive.
3 weeks, 6 days ago on Eterna Super KonTiki Watches For 2015