For the latest installment of our Then and Now series where we compare the very first model in a particular Rolex collection with its most recent counterpart, we’re turning to the Milgauss. Although this model may not be quite a household name like the Submariner or the Daytona, like other Rolex watches it was built for a specific purpose for a specific audience.
While the 1950s was the decade of the dive watch and the 1960s the epoch of the chronograph, the 1970s ushered in a brand new style of wrist wear—the luxury sports watch.
A comprehensive look at deciphering Rolex serial and reference numbers.
As students are heading back to school in droves armed with new supplies, clothes, and shoes to flaunt on campus, get into the spirit of the season with a fine timepiece that’ll earn you an A+ for style.
While the Swiss are famous for leading the charge in fine watchmaking, there are other nations that boast a proud history of horology. Take for example the German watchmaker, A. Lange & Söhne. Based in Saxony, the heart of German watchmaking, A. Lange & Söhne is undoubtedly one of the top producers of haute horology.
ven people who aren’t into luxury watches can oftentimes identify a Rolex watch. Rolex watches flaunt such strong design codes that they are immediately recognizable almost anywhere. And a huge part of the design of a Rolex watch is the bezel that frames the dial and the bracelet that secures the watch to the wrist. Today we go in deep into the details with our comprehensive guide to Rolex bezels and bracelets.
For our next chapter in our Back to Basics series, we’re tackling the power reserve indicator watch. But what is a power reserve indicator watch exactly and why is it useful? Join us as we first find out what this complication is and have a look at some fine examples of power reserve indicator watches.
The Rolex Submariner 6200 is a legend in vintage Rolex collecting circles. One of the earliest Submariner models, Rolex manufactured this particular reference for only a short period. Its limited production run coupled with some very distinct design details makes the Submariner 6200 one of the most sought after vintage Rolex models out there. Brush up on your Rolex history with six quick facts about the Submariner ref. 6200.
By far one of the most famous mechanical Swiss watches on earth is the one that ventured out into space. We’re speaking of course about the , our watch of the month. Let’s explore the details about this legendary chronograph with a brief recap of its history and a look at some contemporary versions of the Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch.
If you’re anything like us, you’ll be the first in the room to spot a Rolex watch in a movie. But sometimes, Hollywood, despite their big budgets and professional prop masters, will get it wrong. Here are three examples where the Rolex watch on screen had no business being there.
For those of you lucky enough to be born in the month of April, you have the best gem as your birthstone— the diamond! While diamonds can, of course, be worn by anyone, for those who celebrate their birthday in April, these sparkling gemstones have even more meaning. The hardest, and arguably the most beautiful of all gemstones, it’s no wonder that diamonds have been the preferred stone used in fine jewelry for centuries.
Similar to recent editions of the conference, Jo Ellison, Fashion Editor for the Financial Times, led the talks and there were a host of renowned industry titans as speakers including Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana from Dolce & Gabbana, fashion editor, Giovanna Battaglia Engelbert, and Cédric Charbit from Balenciaga, and many others.
It’s been just over a week since Baselworld 2018 concluded. While the fair was both shorter and smaller than past editions, it’s still largest watch fair in the industry. Among the thousands of new releases, we’ve handpicked what we think are the coolest watches from Baselworld 2018. Read on to discover what they are.