Orient Star Skeleton Has an Impressive 70 Hour Reserve

Earlier this month Orient showed off their new skeleton dial Star model, which is a left field choice perhaps for those Seiko fans who love this sister company. True, Orient watches in the past sometimes felt like second class citizens ( no pun intended) to the flagship Seiko 5, Prospex, Coutura and other models. But…

Mido Offers Ocean Star GMT, Now With Extra Strap

Mido are upping their game with a bonus strap included in the price on their Mido Ocean Star GMT. The 200m dive watch has a chunky 44mm case, plus sapphire crystal and ceramic bezel. It’s a classic Swiss adventure watch and now as well as a steel bracelet, you also get a NATO strap included…

Mido Ocean Star: 200m, Ceramic Bezel & More Updates

The Mido brand is often overlooked but that’s harsh because this Swiss factory has a long history of making top quality watches. Fast forward to the 21st century, and they are trying to offer a mid-market, luxury product line. Little bit below Oris but above Tissot. OK, you’re thinking Hamilton, Certina, Seiko and others have…

Citizen Star Wars RD-D2 Edition

You have to hand it to Lucas Films and whoever owns the Star Wars merch rights these days, they know how to cash in. Latest ina line of watches that stretch back to the original 1970s Satr Wars is this Citizen R2D2 digital, which does capture the `Bitsa’ spirit of the pocket sized droid. Here’s…

Orient Star 1964 Second Edition. Yep, Green is Cool

Always got time for a retro dive watch from Orient, which is of course part of the Seiko group. Love the power reserve indicator and that green fume dial colour too. Here’s the word; Orient Star will introduce two new Diver 1964 2nd edition models to its Sports Collection. Created in 1951, Orient Star has…

Understated Cool: Terelo Blue from Storm London

It’s been a while since we checked in with Storm London to see what’s new and a couple of mens watches caught our eye. First there’s the Darth Gold Black which has a unique case design, kinda similar to Darth’s helmet, but not quite. It doesn’t do it for us at £144, which is pricey…

Orient Star 70th Anniversary Editions

News from Orient, who continue to mark their 70th annivarsary with some new models. To celebrate its 70th anniversary, ORIENT STAR (I know, the constant use of capitals by brands is deeply annoying – Ed) is releasing four limited-edition models: a Mechanical Moon Phase, a Modern Skeleton and a Classic Semi Skeleton. The Classic Semi…

Mido Ocean Star Captures The 60s Spirit

Mido has sent us info on an upcoming new retro style dive watch, due to go on sale on November 1st 2021. Following the resounding success of its first reissue of the 1961 Ocean Star Skin Diver Watch in 2020, Mido is presenting a new, eagerly awaited version of its Ocean Star Decompression Timer 1961….