The word from Zenith as they launch a box set of four Defy Extreme E models. The Defy Extreme is a skeleton dial model, with all its impressive engineering on show, powered by the famous El Primero movement. Not a battery in sight, all gears n cogs. Beautiful. Can we say those recycled straps are beautiful as the watch movement? Hmm, not sure. Zenith makes … Continue reading Zenith’s Recycled Box Set: 100K Watches For The New Roman Elite
There’s a new addition to the Zenith Defy range, called the Skyline Boutique Edition. The dial has a grey hue, with some yellow cross-like symbols set in a pattern. Same 41mm case, El Primero movement, steel bracelet. Not really our thing, we prefer the Skyline with the blue dial, which is slightly cheaper by the way at £7100. This latest iteration retails at £7900. Quite … Continue reading Grey Dial Defy Skyline Joins the Zenith Line-Up
The LVMH group are holding their own watch show in Singapore right now, so new models from TAG, Hublot and Zenith are all making waves. For those collecting luxury Swiss watches, the Zenith brand has always suffered a bit in the UK, standing in the shadow of TAG or Hublot in terms of street cred. Despite the long history of the El Primero and the … Continue reading Zenith Defy Skyline Skeleton: AP Royal Oak Alternative?
Are you hitting the slopes at Zermatt this season? We at NWC magazine are trudging through slush to Aldi, but if you live that celeb influencer lifestyle then you’ll want an example of the latest Zenith collab, the Defy Fusalp, on your wrist. It’s skeleton dial, dashing white or black case colours, plus the in-house automatic movement all add up to limited edition luxury. Just … Continue reading Zenith Defy Fusalp: Cool Winter Collab?
The latest Defy 21 Chroma from Zenith is a limited edition, with some super bright rainbow colours. Is it your thing? Because it isn’t ours. Some other magazines won’t say it but we will, this looks like a £100 Swatch on your wrist and that isn’t a good thing if you’ve just splashed over TWELVE grand on it. Yes, the price is a ludicrous £12,200 … Continue reading Zenith Defy Chroma is A Waste of Twelve Grand
You can while away a pleasant tea break by using the Bamford London watch customiser, to create your very own variation on the latest Zenith Defy model. Bamford are famous for their reworked Rolex, TAG and Zenith El Primero designs but this puts the consumer in the driving seat on the Defy model. You can see our Tony Hart tweakings in the header image and … Continue reading MOD Watches: Zenith Defy Classic, With a Bamford Twist
Zenith just reworked the whole idea of an automatic watch movement and y’know what, it’s baffling and fascinating in equal measure. The Zero G watch kind of suspends the balance function in mid-air, bit like the gimbal encased, ships chronometers of the Georgian era. Then the intricate works are set inside a sapphire case, with a great view from both sides. Some power reserve indicator … Continue reading Zenith Defy Zero G is a Planetary Delight
No not designer label stuff. This is art. Zenith have added a bit of Apple Mac designer cred to their Defy model, with the Pantone special edition. Here’s the word from Zenith; A global sensation in the world of contemporary art, Argentinian-Spanish artist Felipe Pantone has reached his star in becoming one of the brightest talents in the world of contemporary art. Instantly recognizable, polarizing and … Continue reading Zenith Defy Pantone Is Designer Heaven