MHD Daily Driver: 70s Rally Styling, Affordable Too

MHD has released its second Daily Driver chrono model and it’s a super cool retro watch, which taps into the 1970s endurance racing, rallying and the glory days of motorcycle GP. Lovely twin sub dials, interesting knurled details on the pushers and crown, plus that unusual case edging. Liking the Paddy Hopkirk style strap too….

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…

Fresh Stocks of The LIV GX1 Venom Yellow Back in Stock

Quick heads up from US watch brand LIV; they have fresh stocks of their bright yellow GX1 model back on sale. The Swiss quartz powered, beefy 45mm wide chronograph is ideal for sporty outdoor lifestyles and has a sapphire crystal, steel case and 200m of water resistance for those holiday scuba trips. Or just a…

Accurist Launches New Christmas Season Watches

Accurist has been digging deep into its rich archives to revamp their range of 76 watches for the vital Christmas selling season. We are fans of the brand here at NWC mag, as Accurist offers ace value on quartz fashion watches, decent build quality and durability too.  Great to see QR straps deployed across the…

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…

Torgoen Adds New Colours to T18 Range

We admire Torgoen because they’re creating a visual langauge in their watch designs. You see a Torgoen with its bright colours, big numbers, dials and other clues and recognise it as a Torgoen. That’s the way forward for Indie watch brands, not endless homages to Swiss prestige and luxury models in our humble view. So…

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…

Ever Wonder What’s Inside a Fake TAG Monaco?

Yes we did too. So when a mate of the Editor’s asked if he could fit a new battery in his TAG Monaco look-a-likey, it was a good opportunity to make a short You Tube video revealing. Some of these fake watches are fairly convincing from a distance with heavy cases, beefly leather straps and…