The Mane Project Gets The Green Light

A new watch brand you say? Always worth a look, here’s the word from Denmark; Danish horological architect Thomas Funder, in colab with Watch Angels, brings back 1970s monocoque design in a light, modern and minimalist way. With his ergonomic and modular Funder case, Thomas Funder has not only designed a remarkable and highly recognizable watch,…

Alpina Alpiner. Does it Make Sense Sense?

A refreshed Alpina Alpiner Extreme makes an interesting alternative to a Swiss prestige brand adventure watch. That name though, sounds odd repeating it. But you have to admit the name is perfect for trekking, boarding and ski-ing fans of course. Plus that waffle dial and screwdown bezel gives this one an AP vibe. At 41mm…

Yes, Montblanc The Pen Company Also Make Beautiful Watches

The Montblanc Geosphere is one of those mind-bending watches that is hard to understand until you see it up close. Your NWC mag editor saw it at a London show a few years back and looking at it sideways, to appreciate the tech brilliance of the two domes on the dial, is really the only…

Zodiac Super Sea Wolf, Limited Edition Meteorite Dial

Fancy a limited edition of the Zodiac Super Sea Wolf? There’s one on the blocks. The watch has a meteorite dial, which always add an extra bit of flavour, with that genuine space debris dial. This particular rock hit a part of Sweden by the way. We love the grey bezel, which obviously works perfectly…

Farer Adds New Dial Colours to Their Cushion Case Range

British watch brand Farer has added three new colourways to its cushion case range, which make a nice retro alternative. There is a salmon/grey colour, green and a blue/grey combo.  Each retails at £895 and has a Swiss Sellita auto movement inside the 38.5,mm case. The caseback is see-thru and the movement is decorated too,…

Revamped TAG F1 Trio is Pitlane Ready

Always good to see TAG refresh the F1 quartz range, which are arguably the best value entry level Swiss watches on the market.  Yes £1550 is a huge chunk of cash for a quartz model, but the sharp looks and high build quality mean the TAG F1 watches tend to last decades. That translates into…

Farer Upgrades the Crooms II GMT

UK watch brand Farer has updated the Crooms GMT model, with a new Sellita SW330 movement, which has a claimed 56 hours of reserve. The watch features a striking burgundy/deep red dial and that bold GMT hand, so you can set the time in a different zone. Very handy if you have business partners, friends…

Ball Outlier Has That Black Bay Pro Vibe

Ball has just launched a super sharp, steel grey number that has the same vibe as the new Tudor Black Bay Pro. Stunning grey colours, 200m of water resistance and those famous gas tube lume highlights. Here’s the word; Our Manufacture GMT Caliber RRM7337-C beats with COSC precision and allows you to traverse and connect…