The aristocratic watchmaker, long popular with fashion-forward women, has caught on with the highly male watch-geek set.
HANDS-ON: The Patek Philippe Aquanaut Chronograph Ref. 5968A — A Patek for the cool kids
One of the more entertaining games to play at Baselworld 2018 is: “Who is Brand X after with this watch?” In some cases the answer can be as clear as mud, but in the case of the new Patek Philippe Aquanaut Chronograph it’s a bit of a no-brainer. Bright orange accents on its dial, and sold with bo...
We always knew the Carrera launched last year, was going to be a major platform for TAG Heuer. A modern, modular watch that allows the brand to add and…
LIST: Top 10 watches from a Baselworld first-timer
“Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree…uhhhh, what are you doing on this Grand Seiko dial?” Seiko must have been in the Xmas spirit when the dial of this Grand Seiko was in development. Of course, the story goes that it’s actually a fir tree, which is celebrated in the Onbashira Festival that’s held in Suwa, near where the watch is produced. This racy Grand Seiko has very little chance of going unnoticed on the wrist. Not only
Over the past few years, Montblanc has been delivering the hits with unerring regularity, part of an impressive brand refresh that’s made everyone sit up and pay attention.
HANDS-ON: The Bulgari Octo Finissimo Automatic Sandblasted – same Octo, completely new look
Being in the watch writing line of work it’s no great surprise that friends and acquaintances often ask me for watch-buying advice. Call it an occupational hazard, call it a compliment that they should consider my advice worth seeking but (unlike a doctor friend, who gets irritated by being asked for free clinical advice at dinner parties) I never tire of talking about watches. But something has changed: as watch auction prices have gone relentlessly up over the past fe
The story in a second The Drive de Cartier is the men’s Cartier we’ve been waiting for; stylish and refined with a dash of sports luxe. SIHH 2016 was a…
Ceri David to join Time+Tide as Content Director
When Time+Tide started, back in we all loved watches but we all had other jobs. Our cunning and devious plan?
WHO TO FOLLOW: @EnriqueMuyshondt
As the dust settles, we look back at the Baselworld 2018 fair with a more holistic lens. And, as the Time+Tide team saw more than 50 brands between them, we think we’re in a pretty excellent position to pull out a few common themes… Trend 1 – Two-tone First up, two-tone watches. Let me start this by saying — yes, I know two-tone watches have always been a ‘thing’, but lately we feel they’ve picked up momentum (something I put do