You may love the Moonswatch models from Omega, but there are are alternatives, some with sapphire crystals, tritium gas tube lume and a chaoice of quartz of Miyota auto movements – which is a step up in quality. The Xeric NASA Trappist range might look a little bit too Star Wars for you, but then again, perhaps you love the night time lume and the … Continue reading Xeric Trappist NASA gets New Colours, Sapphire Crystals
Your NWC mag editor wanted to find out, so it was on the workbench, case knife at the ready and iPhone camera rolling. If you buy a fake Moonswatch on AliExpress then you can’t really expect the movement to be Swiss, or even very good quality. Or can you? We decided to take a look at the Chinese quartz movement to find out. On the … Continue reading What’s Inside a Fake Ali Express Moonswatch?
Fake watches are big business, so we hate to support it by spending £28 of the NWC magazine budget, but we had to know – is a £28 Moonswatch Mission to Mars replica any good, or just plastic toy rubbish? Here’s the good points; Quite convincing dial design, even down to sub-dials and chrono function works. Nice logo lettering on the wristband Bad points; Feels … Continue reading Ali Express Moonswatch Replica – Worth £28 of Your Hard Earned?
Swatch Group are taking their very much in-demand Moonswatch on tour this summer, kicking off today in Amsterdam. Each themed Moonswatch will have its onw Fiat 500 car, painted in various colours to match the watches. The plan seems to be to send each car to various European capitals – including London – so that pop-up Moonswatch promo events can take place. We guess that … Continue reading Moonswatch On Tour This Summer
if you were bidding on a Moonswatch on eBay and didn’t want to pay £500 or more, don’t worry, there are other space themed watches out there. Some of them have Swiss auto movements too, like this one. LIV watches are known for bold colours and chunky cases and the Saturn V Moondust ticks those boxes. It has a sort of textured finish on the … Continue reading Moon Swatch Regret? Try a Saturn Moon Dust Instead
Hey we couldn’t get a Moonswatch either, but no matter, there are other composite Swiss watches just launched in 2022. Although not as in demand with eBay scalpers. For example, check out the Tide range from Maurice Lacroix. These colourful watches feature recycled materials salvaged from ocean waste as their case construction, 40mm width, plus quartz movements, plus it comes in a plastic coffee cup … Continue reading No Moonswatch Available? Here’s an Alternative
The new Swatch + Omega collab models are a very clever bit of marketing and destined to be a sell-out we think. Some watch fans online have already stated they think it devalues the Omega brand name somewhat, but you know what, Skoda was supposed to be a failure for VW-Audi Group and yeah, it worked out pretty good. We think these planet themed Swatch … Continue reading Swatch Group Pulls Off a Marketing Masterstroke