The Accurist Origin model comes in various dial colours and the Seiko powered automatic makes a decent choice if you’re on a budget. It’s in the Sale now at £251 on the UK site, which is more appealing than the RRP of about £100 more. In the end, there are lots of Seiko NH70 power automatics out there, with many of those Indie brand watches … Continue reading Accurist Origin Skeleton: Respectable Tissot PRX Rival?
There is something about aventurine dials. That’s a process where little bits of copper are sort of baked into glass, so it’s best described as sparkling blue enamel. Maybe. It does catch the eye form all angles, especially when you add something like a domed crystal. The effect on this dress watch from Christopher Ward is very 2001 – A Space Odyssey, it really glows, … Continue reading Christopher Ward Moonphase is Kinda Hypnotic
UK brand Marloe has launched three very summertime looking watches, in November, but still they look tempting at £399 a go. The 42mm watches have a deep dish look about them, with a recessed dial and a rotating bezel inside. This reworking of the Solent model is still aimed at the sailing crowd, so you can calculate your minutes under sail in a particular direction … Continue reading Ahoy Mateys, Trio Of Solent Watches Makes a Splash
UK brand Bremont has a trio of new Supermarine dive watches on sale and they have their plus points. The blue and green bezzel is an unusual colour combo, but it makes a change from the usual Batman, Pepsi, Root Beer combos. The case is 40mm across, arguably the best compromise for most wrists and the GMT feature is a welcome touch. Dive rating is … Continue reading Bremont Supermarine 300 Divers: Green & Blue For You?
Enoksen has a brand new chronograph coming in 2024, which is availble to pre-order now. It’s a classic chrono design, with a polished steel bezel and a choice of dial colours. At 39mm wide this model captures the spirit of the Valjoux 7733 chronos of the 60s and 70s nicely and the price is reasonable too. At £350 with a Seiko VK meca movement it’s … Continue reading New Krono E08 From Enoksen Has Classic Lines
The mint green dial Chalcot chronograph is named after Chalcot Square in London, where some of the houses are painted in various pastel hues. The watch is a classic 38mm wide chronograph, very much inspired by the Valjoux 7733 chronos that were the benchmark watch for the Swiss industry in the swinging 60s. Piston pushers, big minute dial, thin bezel and that red second hand … Continue reading Farer Chalcot Chronograph Has a Minty Vibe
The Tonneau case is much underrated as a watch design and maybe now is a good moment for a revival? Certainly Farer love those old Wittnauer, Rotary, Bulova 1940s watches and are thinking `why let JLC corner the market in those quaint art deco style watches?’ OK, we have three new models from Brit brand Farer to consider. MILAN The Milan has a bold, lacquered … Continue reading Farer Launches Tonneau Case Collection
This weekend sees the British Motor Show take place at Farnborough, which is a nice day out for all petrolheads, plus those who like battery pack cars too, plenty of those on show. The Live Arena is worth checking out, there are motorcycle test rides too for all you bikers and inside one of the Halls you’ll find UK watch brand Marloe, who make some … Continue reading Marloe At The British Motor Show