The Most Important Gear Releases & News of the Week
A look back at an entire week's worth of gear.
A look back at an entire week's worth of gear.
A Kia sport sedan, a home cider brewer, new urban technical gear and much more.
How have the vintage Breitling Navitimer, Omega Speedmaster Professional and Rolex Submariner changed over the decades?
Five figures means in-house movements, increasingly convoluted complications, and some of horology’s heaviest hitters.
A pool-worthy brew, a new line of high-tech bikes, a simple briefcase and much more.
Traditionally, ceramic isn't the ideal case material for dive watches. That didn't stop OMEGA.
Increasingly, watchmakers are using quartz movements to push boundaries in the watch world.
A pilot's watch is utilitarian, sure. But timeless looks never hurt either.
A limited-edition Montblanc, a $6,200 G-Shock, OMEGA's president retires and more.
Our favorite new timepieces from the world's biggest watch event, Baselworld 2016.
Love cars as much as you love watches? One of these 10 watches is just for you.
Bell & Ross enters Formula 1, Breitling and Bremont fly high, OMEGA looks ahead to Winter 2018, plus more.
The most iconic chronographs of the mid-20th century were specialized tools built for use in aviation, racing and space exploration.
Christie's has 26 watches up for auction. These are our seven favorites.
An affordable Swiss watch on Kickstarter, a Bond watch on the auction block, the best of SIHH 2016 and more.
From Connery's Rolex to Craig's Omega, the watch 007 wears is integral to his tough, yet refined, persona.
Montblanc and Longines look back for inspiration, Harry Winston builds a jukebox and OMEGA raises the bar.
Harry Winston moonlighting, Filson soars, Ulysse Nardin is feeling blue and more.
Paired with a steel bracelet, a steel watch can match a t-shirt, a suit cuff and, in some cases, a wet suit.
Bond's latest watch, a Breguet exhibit not to be missed and Jaquet Droz goes minimalist and more.
A watch for the vision impaired, Omega's Rio tribute, Jaeger-LeCoultre lets you travel anywhere in style and more.
Blue watches are enjoying their moment, and whether you're a pilot, a diver, a sailor or just looking for a little color on your wrist, here are the 10 best.
New unique pieces from Piaget, Laurent Ferrier and Speake-Marin for the worthy Only Watch auction, an anniversary watch from Christopher Ward and Oris has a new high-flyer.
If there's nothing that appeals to you in today's lineup, you're probably wearing an Apple Watch. We've got two classic divers, a pair of racing chronographs, a safari watch and a high flyer.
Just in time for summer is a quiver of new sports watches: Omega's new regatta timer, Rafa's new tourbillon, Audemars Piguet's racing watch developed with Michael Schumacher and more.
The Omega Speedmaster timed man's greatest adventure: going to the Moon. 45 years later, it's still important.
The Omega Seamaster Ploprof 1200M is a big, heavy, oddly shaped throwback to a time gone by. In other words, it's the ultimate dive watch.
A moonphase watch reminds us that we’re all just spinning through space on this pale blue dot, orbited by a glowing rock, mere cogs in a bigger clockwork. Here's how it works.
Thousands of frequent flyer miles and hundreds of watches later, we present our favorite timepieces from the horological orgy known as BaselWorld 2015.
For the 11th installment of our Timekeeping Selects series with Analog/Shift, we're presenting an OMEGA Seamaster Professional "SHOM" ($3,500), designed for the study of French coasts in 1973 by the Service Hydrographique et Océanographique de la Marine.
This Week In Watches: A return dive to the mysterious Antikythera device, a Nomos watch celebrating the fall of the Berlin Wall, smaller watches from IWC and much more.
The term “Frankenwatch” is pejorative, suggesting an impure timepiece cobbled together from parts of questionable origin and vintage. But ask watch collectors to name the best parts from any watch, and they'll eventually dream up an imaginary watch that only a mad doctor could love. Here's GP's very own.
This Week in Watches: OMEGA's 50th anniversary tribute to Goldfinger, JeanRichard collaborates with French street artist Gully, a watch promoting awareness of mitochondrial disease and much more.
For the sixth installment of our Timekeeping Selects series with Analog/Shift, we bring you a gem in the form of an OMEGA Chronostop (
$1,450 Sold), a unique timepiece from 1968 with a bright blue dial and a unique one-minute chronograph.
The popular face of the wristwatch is constantly changing. Digital displays, which were once all the rage, fell out of favor long ago; oversized watches boomed and now seem to be over the hump; and gold has come and gone a few times over. But the greatest and perhaps most viable of today's trends might be the resurrection of the vintage watch trade -- new timepieces that pay homage to their roots and celebrate the ever-changing face of an industry from the 1950s through the 1990s.
This Week in Watches: July 15, 2014. The Bell & Ross WW1 Guynemer, news on Apple's iWatch, BENRUS lives again, and more.
Avant-garde watch design is best designed by what isn’t, rather than what it is: Understand classics like dress, dive, and aviator watches and you'll know avant-garde when you see it. The problem with breaking the mold is that these watches often come with an equally unbelievable and impressive price tags, leaving mere mortals' bank accounts wanting. But more recently, a handful of watchmakers have taken a shot at inspired and unique design, without the insane price tags. These are our favorites that at least won't bankrupt you.
Most discussions about watches and their value begin and end with the movement: Swiss versus Japanese, in-house versus outsourced, finishing and complications. But in reality, the movement is only part of the story. All too often overlooked is the humble watch case, which can be equally artful, interesting, and difficult to produce.
The OMEGA Speedmaster Professional is such an icon -- it's nearly a perfect watch, really -- that it's hard to imagine that OMEGA could ever follow it up. Then last year the Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon set the watch world abuzz. This video from Omega shows how it's crafted, in all its black ceramic glory.
This Week in Watches, we examine new offerings from Sinn, Grand Seiko, Magrette, Speake-Marin and the NYC-based strapmaker Suigeneric.
Today in gear we examine a wooden suit for the PS4, the perfect stout glass, Omega's latest astronaut watch, the global launch of Samsung's Galaxy S5, Bellroy's new slim wallet and a Hoover vacuum that ditches the cord for good.
Today in Gear we examine Ray-Ban's new customizable remix program, Nike Soccer's revised away kit for team U.S.A., the return of the Omega Seamaster 300, your new guide to alpine training and Bluelounge's key-sized charging accessory for Android.
It's easy to become numb to the incredible prices of fine watches. But being a watch enthusiast doesn't mean choosing between a good watch and a decent used car. By looking in the right places, you can avoid bland fashion watches in favor of well-made, unique timepieces that scratch the watch nerd itch while protecting your post-college pledge to never subsist on ramen noodles again. Here are a few examples of what can be found for less than $1,000.
A space watch is more than just branding. Torture tested to excel in the most inhospitable of environments, these timepieces are designed to survive instantaneous 200 degree shifts in temperature, acidic humidity and extreme g-forces (shocks up to 40 Gs). Much like the explorers who don them, there are but a lucky few that have earned special recognition. These are our eight picks of the best space watches (or their modern reinterpretation) available for the rest of you dreamers out there.
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