Horology News & Commentary From Across the Web

Latest Stories

Michael Stockton / Fratello Watches The Rado Over-Pole Jet-Sets Once Again… With A Twist
Rado comes with a cult classic from the '60sWould you believe that a new Rado Over-Pole has been a long time coming? We’ll get to that in a moment, but thankfully the watch is here. How did Rado do with this newest throwback release?Call it a premo…
Elizabeth Doerr / Quill & Pad Watch Femme: What Women In The Watch World Were Missing
During the pandemic, the watch world was pretty much stuck at home. Instead of fairs, we had computer screens. Instead of conducting in-person interviews, we had the tinny sound of (too much) Zoom.And instead of get-togethers, we had a fresh social…
Ruediger Bucher / WatchTime Colorful Gray: 14 Watches With Gray Dials
Trendy watches of the past few years have been mainly blue and green. Now we’re seeing something completely new: gray. So take a few minutes to view some of today’s most exciting gray watches and immerse yourself in the diversity of color. It’s tim…
Robin Lim / Deployant I’m bringing sexy back: Six watches with a stunning movement
For watch enthusiasts, a stunning movement is something that will easily make us excited. That is why most of the time, we are fixated with a loupe, and looking out for the stunning details that will undoubtedly leave us in awe. Finishing is defini…
James Stacey / HODINKEE HODINKEE Radio: The Regrets of Buying and Selling Watches
Skip to Main Content [enter] HODINKEE Radio The Regrets of Buying and Selling Watches Jack, Cole, and Danny open up about the ones that got away (and those they were happy to see go). Have you ever sold a watch and later realized you wish you had j…
Sheng Lee / SJX Watches Highlights: Complications at Phillips’ Hong Kong Auction
Having rounded up a few highlights from the independents at the Phillips’ upcoming Hong Kong watch auction taking place on May 27 and 28, we now turn to the notable complicated watches.We selected five watches, most of which are exceptionally compl…
GaryG / Quill & Pad Selling Watches To Buy Watches: One Collector’s Story – Reprise
Selling Watches To Buy Watches: One Collector’s StoryWouldn’t it be splendid to have everything your heart desired? Imagine, as a collector, having the resources to buy each and every watch you wanted without ever having to sell any of your existin…
Balazs Ferenczi / Fratello Watches Dear Omega, Bring Back The Dynamic
One of the most '70s watches needs a comebackThe Dynamic might not be the first watch that comes to mind when asking for a re-edition. As a matter of fact, it might not even be “a watch” to most, except for maybe the vintage guys. And even some of…
Ignacio Conde Garzón / Fratello Watches Sunday Morning Showdown: Doxa SUB 300 Carbon Vs. Tudor Black Bay Ceramic
Welcome, one and all, to this week’s Sunday Morning Showdown! In this series, we take two watches that share some key features, or that at least exist in the same conceptual ballpark, and pit them against each other. This week, we have a fantastic…
D.C Hannay / Time+Tide INTRODUCING: The Hublot Big Bang Unico Summer Purple is not for shrinking violets
New for the western summer, Hublot is at it again with their latest colourful release, the Big Bang Unico Summer Purple. No strangers to bright hues, Hublot’s latest limited-to-200 Summer edition picks up where 2021’s original turquoise Summer mode…
Łukasz Doskocz / Quill & Pad Why I Bought It: Tudor Pelagos
We drove all the way to Basel from Warsaw in my friend’s little Skoda, stayed in Zurich, and drove 40 km each day to attend what was the greatest (and biggest) watch gathering in the world. My first Basel was an experience but I’ll spare you my mem…
Fratello Watches Hot Take: The New Delma Cayman Bronze
Fratello on airStay and listenEvery week, our authors and editors give you exciting insights into the inner workings of the watch industry. What’s new? What’s hot? What vintage pieces have we discovered that we love?Exciting contentStraight to your…
Chester Lau / Deployant The new Seiko Prospex Diver SPB301
Seiko Prospex SPB301 is the latest addition to the popular diver’s line, now with an attractive blue bezel and white dial colorway. The Case and DialThe stainless steel case of the Seiko SPB031 is based on the shaped 1970 classic worn by the Japane…
Fergus Nash / Time+Tide VIDEO: The Hublot Big Bang Integral Ceramic collection
The Big Bang Integral seems to exist as a masterclass of materials and design for Hublot, with the brutish yet refined case shape meeting the integrated blocky bracelet to show off as much of their coloured ceramic as possible. Adding to their wide…
Perry Heim / Quill & Pad Why The Patek Philippe Nautilus Is King – Reprise
Why The Patek Philippe Nautilus Is King: A Collector Weighs InAn introduction by editor-in-chief Elizabeth Doerr: At Quill & Pad we are often contacted by readers. Most are requests for information, but some lead to an interesting exchange of opini…
Thor Svaboe / Fratello Watches The New Blancpain Air Command 36.2mm Is A Goldilocks Grail
And once again I’m feeling a deep small-cased infatuation for goldLast autumn, I was the Fratello correspondent at the Oslo Watch Fair and spent some time in the Blancpain booth. There, I tried on the last edition of the intensely blue Blancpain Ai…
Daan de Groot / Fratello Watches Engraving Your Case Back Is (Still) Such A Cool Thing To Do
Last week, I wrote an article about when and how I would engrave one of my own watches. Well, not engrave it myself, of course, but you get the idea. At what moments in my life would I let a skilled person engrave something on one of my case backs?…
Roberta Naas / ATimelyPerspective Anne Hathaway Joins Bulgari As Global Ambassador
/ May 20, 2022 Anne Hathaway at the 75th Cannes Film Festival, wearing Bulgari. (Photo Credit: Getty)For a little break from watches today, we take a look at austere jewelry, the Cannes Film Festival and the award-winning Anne Hathaway. Today, Bulg…
Blake Buettner / Worn & Wound Dietrich Returns To The Skin Diver With New SD-2
Dietrich is a brand that thrives outside of the usual comfort zone of the easily recognizable, and the well trodden path. Watches like the Time Companion and in particular the OT-1 offer novel concepts that are all built around shapes that subvert…
Roger Ruegger / WatchTime Going Pro: Hands-On with the Tissot Seastar 2000 Professional
Last summer, Tissot expanded its popular Seastar dive watch collection with a beefed-up version that also comes with a new wave-pattern dial. WatchTime travelled to Le Locle for a first hands-on with the 46-mm Seastar 2000 Professional.The new Seas…
Sponsored / Worn & Wound Windup Watch Fair Video Interviews: Bespoke Watch Projects
If you’ve been to a recent Windup Watch Fair, chances are you’ve interacted with John McConnico, founder of Bespoke Watch Projects. His brand has become a staple at Windup Watch Fairs over the years, and John always brings a selection of new design…
Peter Chong / Deployant Must See: The OAK Collection – an amazing collector shares his passion
The OAK Collection exhibition – ‘One of A Kind’ – comprises 168 ‘best of the best’ vintage and contemporary museum quality watches was previewed at London’s Design Museum with an exclusive cocktail party event to mark the Grand Opening of the week…