Can a Swiss watch be made from recycled ocean plastic and still be a prestige item? Tricky question. The camo themed Aikon Tide quartz, in blue, beige, traditional green, or pink, all have the correct green n sustainable credentials. Plus the Swatch Omega collab proved that with the right marketing push a plastic watch can change hands on the grey market for over a grand…for … Continue reading Maurice Lacroix Camo Theme Quartz: Upcycled Prestige?
Latest from Certina; two DS dive models with the limited edition looking the most collectable. We love an orange dial dive watch at NWC mag, it always shouts action, drama and a bit of danger too. Maybe we rode the KTM Super Duke too many times back in the day? But hold on a minute – we just checked the Certina website and both the … Continue reading Certina DS PH1000 – Go Deep, Go Swiss, For Under a Grand
I’ve never been a fan of the Baume & Mercier brand. For me, their watches always seem quite expensive when compared to say Tudor, Formex, Tissot or TAG, to name but a few Swiss brands. I mean a limited edition Baume perpetual calendar is very nice indeed, but £17,000? Come on, that’s proper Rolex money. So a trio of revamped Riviera models from Baume didn’t … Continue reading Baume Riviera Trio: Fade To Grey
The Mondaine Stop2Go collection is available to pre-order on the Swiss brand’s site right now, so for those who love classic railway style clocks and watches, it’s worth checking out. There’s a new backlit pair of hands, plus they’ve done away with the setting crown on the quartz stop2go model as well, which adds a certain quirky charm. Many early 70s and 80s digital watches … Continue reading Mondaine stop2go Collection Ready to Ship
Now we love a James May style jazzy shirt here at NWC mag, or even a pair of Jeffrey West boots that channel the spirit of a reality star’s latest vajazzle. If you rock a purple suit like the late music legend Prince then perhaps thei special edition Zoadica Super Sea Wolf would be perfect. In short, you really need to stand out from the … Continue reading Too Jazzy? New Laser Quest Edition Zodiac Sea Wolf
Nivada Grenchen has a limited edition offer on their Depthmaster model, featuring a nice grass green bezel. There are 50 pieces available of the 1000m rated dive watch, with helium escape valve and a range of straps and bracelets to choose from. Best of all at $995, this is a serious dive watch a reasonable price. Inside the 39mm wide case is a Soprod Automatic … Continue reading Nivada Grenchen Ltd Edition Depthmaster Goes Green
Zodiac has added a stunning green dial colour to its Super Sea Wolf range. Price is the same as other Super Sea Wolf models, spec is the same with the Swiss STP movement inside. Steel case, 200m of water resistance. Loads of lume too. It’s a versatile all-rounder and not too big at 39mm across, but there are way better 200m dive watch choices, vven … Continue reading Zodiac Super Sea Wolf, Now In Deep Sea Green
Nivada Grenchen has a special Ocarat edition of its 37mm F77 model. Featuring a blue/grey dial, steel case and bracelet, it houses a PO24 Cal movement, which is based on the reliable ETA 2824. Is there a little bit of Royal Oak inspiration in there? Yeah probably and that’s no bad thing. Here’s the word; “It is a special edition designed in collaboration with our teams and sold only … Continue reading Ocarat Edition Nivada Grenchen F77