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HODINKEE Editors' Picks: The Watches We Want To Wear All Summer
The heat is on so we pick our watches for the warm season. June is here, and for those in Hodinkee's home hemisphere, summer is very much on the horizon, and that often means it's time to start considering the summer watch. Maybe you're spending mo…

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Denis Peshkov / Monochrome Watches Retrospective – 1997-2023, The Entire URWERK Collection Explained
Felix Baumgartner and Martin Frei, the visionary founders of Urwerk, deserve tremendous praise for their exceptional contributions to the world of horology. Their combined talent, innovation, and artistic vision have propelled Urwerk to the forefro…
HODINKEE Shop / HODINKEE Gift Guide: Hodinkee Father’s Day Gift Guide
Skip to Main Content [enter] Gift Guide Hodinkee Father’s Day Gift Guide For the father who appreciates luxury at home. For many of us, it was our dad who started our love for watches. We may have copied what they wore every day, maybe they bought…
Worn & Wound The Roundup: Gifts Perfect For Dad
Words by Windup Watch Shop The Roundup is the Windup Watch Shop's weekly rundown of the latest and greatest watches, accessories, EDC, and other gear. We’ve curated a selection to fit everyone’s style and budget. This week, we’re focusing on gifts…
Mark Kauzlarich / HODINKEE Found: A Real-Deal, Fresh-To-Market, Military-Issued Tornek-Rayville
It wasn't the watch he wanted, but it is the watch he deserved. June 02, 2023 Photos by Mark Kauzlarich Lt. Brian Economy had just graduated from Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal school back in the late '80s when he showed up to his next po…
Watchonista Watchonista’s 30 Under 30(ish) List for 2023
Our 30 Under 30(ish) List is back with our second annual round-up of 30 people under (and sometimes people a little bit older than) 30 who we believe are changing the face and culture of the watch world for the better. We believe that the future is…
Sabine Zwettler / WatchTime Introducing the Breitling Ref. 765 AVI 1964 Re-Edition
In addition to the new 42mm version of the Classic AVI 42 released earlier this week, Breitling is launching a special limited edition ref. 765 AVI 1964 Re-Edition. This pilot’s watch collection was first introduced in 1953 as the ref. 765 AVI, als…
Zach Kazan / Worn & Wound Oris Celebrates their Anniversary with the Latest Hölstein Edition Release: An Aquis with a Bold Purple Dial
Every year, Oris releases a limited edition watch on June 1 to celebrate their birthday. These Hölstein Editions run the gamut: last year’s was a somewhat wild blast from the past, and the year before saw a sober but very attractive rendition of th…
Watch Collecting Lifestyle Experience: Casa Panerai New York. The Largest Panerai Global Flagship.
Located on the northeast corner of 63rd street and Madison Avenue in New York City, yesterday afternoon we had the pleasure of attending the opening of the ‘Casa Panerai New York’, the brand’s largest global flagship. The opening event kicked off w…
Jorg Weppelink / Fratello Watches Fratello’s Top 5 Seiko 5 Sports Limited Editions
Another Friday, another Top 5! In this series, we take one watch or watch series and choose our five favorite references ever produced. This week, it’s time for the second of three articles on the Seiko 5 line. Last week, I focused on the regular-p…
Peter Chong / Deployant New: TAG Heuer Monaco Chronograph Skeleton
TAG Heuer launches the latest addition to their iconic Monaco collection with three references in open worked and colourful dials. Press Release information with commentary in italics.The TAG Heuer Monaco Chronograph Skeleton, references CBL2182.FT…
Sabine Zwettler / WatchTime Three New Vintage Inspired Diver’s to “Seas” Summer Days
With summer in full swing, we take a dive back in time and have a closer look at this year’s line-up of retro-styled diver’s watches. Symbolizing robustness, discovery and adventure, diver’s watches in general leave a striking impression on the wri…
Nacho Conde Garzón / Fratello Watches Hot Take: The New Arken Alterum Is A Tough Titanium Travel Timer
And a worthy sequel to the brand's strong 2021 debutDuring the uncertain years of the global pandemic, many of us dreamed of getting back out into the world. And while we dreamed, Kenneth Lam of Arken Watch Co. was doing a little more than that. He…
Jake Witkin / aBlogToWatch Hands-On: A Casual Calatrava, The Patek Philippe 6007G Watch
Patek Philippe has a unique status in the watch industry. It is a name well known in many households along with other luxury powerhouses like Rolex, TAG Heuer, Omega, and Audemars Piguet. Some of these brands have seen record demand and success in…
Mike Razak / aBlogToWatch ABTWW: Thick-Wrist Woes, Sick Aliens, And A Spidey-Watch
This week on aBlogtoWatch Weekly, join Rick, Ariel, and David for another rousing horological huddle. Ariel shares about a few things upcoming for the ABTW team, and then they get into the scorching-hot-button topic of watch sizes (hint: buy what y…
Rob Nudds / Revolution Introducing the Carl F. Bucherer Manero Minute Repeater Anniversary
This special edition of the Carl F. Bucherer Manero Minute Repeater is a chromatically creative take on the complicated design. While, globally, it is probably fair to say that the Carl F. Bucherer name is more associated with the Buchere…
Denis Peshkov / Monochrome Watches Introducing – The Chopard L.U.C Full Strike, Now In Blue Sapphire
Six years ago, the Chopard L.U.C Full Strike was awarded the Aiguille d’Or prize at the GPHG, thus becoming the proud bearer of the best watch of the year title. Introduced in 2016, the Chopard L.U.C Full Strike was the first minute repeater produc…
Michael Stockton / Fratello Watches The Vintage Grand Seiko 57GS Self-Dater
Our journey through vintage Japanese watches continues today with the Grand Seiko 57GS Self-Dater, a chronometer-certified gem from the 1960s. The watch brought new functionality to the Grand Seiko line, and it’s one that we now take for granted.We…
Ariel Adams / aBlogToWatch No Longer Made: Versace Aiakos Automatic Watch
Versace as a brand is most commonly associated with edgy Italian fashion. I’m not an expert when it comes to writing about clothing, but I’ve long appreciated Versace’s ability to take aesthetics that are part of Italian history and incorporate the…
Thomas Van Straaten / Fratello Watches Hands-On With The Hamilton Khaki Navy Scuba Auto
Is it fashionable, hardcore, or both?I got to spend some time with the Hamilton Khaki Navy Scuba Auto in green, a diver with a dial that combines the previous big trend (green) with the latest one (fumé). So if you want your dive watch hip and happ…
Matthew Lopez / SJX Watches Seiko Introduces the King Seiko SJE089 and SJE091
Since its relaunch last year, King Seiko has emerged as something of a budget-friendly alternative to Grand Seiko with its straightforward, vintage-inspired designs. Continuing in the same direction are the latest additions to the line, the King Se…
Fratello Watches Fratello Talks: On Location At Manbodh Watches
Discussing the watch business, development of the vintage market, and moreIt’s not every day we run into someone wearing an Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Concept Watch from 2002. But when you meet Jerrel Manbodh of Manbodh Watches, chances are good tha…
Christoph McNeill / Worn & Wound eBay Finds: The Datron, Decimal, Dynamic & More
eBay Finds is back! This bi-monthly installment will feature a selection of watches currently listed on eBay that have caught the eye of editor Christoph McNeil (@vintagediver). If you come across any hidden gems on the ‘Bay drop us a note at [emai…
HODINKEE Editors' Picks: The Watches We Want To Wear All Summer
The heat is on so we pick our watches for the warm season. June is here, and for those in Hodinkee's home hemisphere, summer is very much on the horizon, and that often means it's time to start considering the summer watch. Maybe you're spending mo…
Ripley Sellers / aBlogToWatch New Release: Tissot Sideral Watch
Back in 1969, Tissot introduced the Sideral collection, which was designed to be a thoroughly modern timepiece aimed at a more youthful generation. Featuring a fiberglass case (a first for the watch industry) and a decidedly contemporary design lan…
Thomas Calara / Worn & Wound Arken Introduces their Second Act with the Dual-Time Equipped Alterum
There was a time a couple years back when the integrated steel sport watch craze had hit peak levels. Seemingly everywhere you looked, each brand had their very own version of an integrated system. For Arken to make their debut in a completely satu…
Revolution Up Close with De Rijke & Co x Revolution: Miffy Double Moonphase
Limited Edition Jun 1, 2023 We are unveiling our latest collaboration — the De Rijke & Co. x Revolution Miffy Double Moonphase! Join us on a whimsical journey with the world’s most beloved cartoon bunny, Miffy, as she graces this exquisite t…
James Stacey / HODINKEE Introducing: The Arken Alterum Is A Clever Titanium Travel Timer
Evolving the brand's original design to create an affordable, lightweight, and distinctive take on the GMT. Arken is a U.K.-based microbrand that released its first – a titanium diver called the Instrumentum – last summer. Thanks to its distinctive…
Tomas Rosputinsky / Fratello Watches #TBT A Surprising Encounter With The Puzzling Fortis Easy-Math
It's time to gear up for the summerI’m always happy to learn that there are still watches that can surprise and confound me. My recent discovery, the Fortis Easy-Math, belongs to that group.I live in the heart of Europe. The last two weeks were rea…
Peter Chong / Deployant New: Tissot Sideral S – a colourful revival of a historical watch
Tissot release a bold, colourful revival of their iconic 1970s Sideral S with a new three reference collection with the same name. Introducing the Tissot Sideral. Press Release information with commentary in italics.The retail price for the new Tis…
Ripley Sellers / aBlogToWatch New Release: Arken Alterum Dual-Time Watch
While its inaugural model (the Instrumentum) was a titanium integrated bracelet sports watch with a rotating timing bezel that sold for significantly below the thousand-dollar price point, UK-based microbrand Arken has turned things up a notch for…