01 Nov

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Christophe Claret Dualtow


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Christophe Claret Dualtow is a uniquely designed watch, part of a limited edition collection that offers only 68 pieces. The aesthetics of this beautiful model was inspired by the fluid movement of an excavator’s caterpillar tread. The name itself is a reminiscence of this very powerful machinery. Not only the notched rubber belts that are powered at each end by cylinders remind us that their source of inspiration is the wheel rims of a classic Bugatti T35, but the appearance is also reminiscent of this fact.

The first thing that impresses at the Christophe Claret Dualtow is the design, but the functionality and performances of the watch are equally complex and fascinating. The watch offers a planetary-gear, a wonderfully crafted tourbillon escapement, exquisite mono-pusher chronograph with an amazing mechanism signaling stop, start and reset, and two original striking belts showing minutes and hours.

christophe claret dualtow

The distinctive thing about the Dual Tow is that it is equipped with a complex patented chronograph movement that revolves around nine planetary gears and three differentials. Also unique is the cathedral gong that is produced by the mono-pushers at every change of the chronograph function. The CC20A movement is powered by a mainspring that can be seen through the sapphire crystal back that also allows you to admire the organic indication of the Dual Tow’s power reserve.

The Christophe Claret Dualtow is an exclusivist luxury watch that was manufactured in a limited edition series of only 68 pieces and every single timepiece can be customized by the owner in terms of case material and color choices. The watch collector who aspires to own such a spectacular watch is the type of enthusiasts who adores modern innovations such as the DualTow’s single chronograph function that works based on nine identically constructed planetary gears. This uniquely structured system is very similar to a celestial nebula.

Christophe Claret was inspired to create this luxurious and intricate timepiece one day when he was redesigning his Renaissance garden and he was moving the earth with a caterpillar-thread digger. This powerful machinery was the source for developing the special notched rubber belts of the DualTow. Furthermore, the belts are put in motion by cylinders located on each end and these are constructed as to look like the wheel rims of a Bugatti T35.

The Christophe Claret Dualtow comes with a 42 mm case diameter that can be manufactured from either one of these materials: 4N pink gold or 4N pink gold flange featuring red ruby chronograph second markers. This extravagant case seals the inside mechanism and protects it during diving up to a depth of 30 meters. This extraordinary mechanical hand-wound mechanism with 65 jewels and double parallel barrels features a 60 hours power reserve and a Swiss lever-type escapement of 3 Hz (21’600 vph). The watch comes with a red polka belt, a brown alligator or a rubber strap.

The Christophe Claret Dualtow is a complex and uniquely designed timepiece that was dedicated to the world’s elite. Manufactured in a limited series of 68 pieces, this magnificent watch boosts understated elegance and modern innovations and emphasizes the contemporary sense of extravagance.

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02 Oct

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Tag Heuer Carrera Calibre Heuer 01



Tag Heuer couldn’t miss launching a new product during the 2015 edition of Baselworld, and with this being the first exhibition with Jean-Claude Biver running the show as CEO, the event had added significance. The Tag Heuer Carrera Calibre Heuer 01 was one of the biggest names to be premiered during the most important watch…

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06 Sep

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Glashütte Senator Observer


Glashütte Senator Observer

Another interesting appearance at this year’s Baselworld has been the Glashütte Original Senator Observer. The brand is part of the Swatch Group and has managed to become a favorite thanks to both its classically inspired design as well as the modern approaches they sometimes take when it comes to their timepieces. While the brand is…

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14 Aug

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Cartier d’Art Bengal Tiger


Cartier d`Art Bengal Tiger 300 watch

Cartier is one of the biggest brands in the world of fashion and when it comes to watches they maintain the same level of quality they have in all their products. The craftsmanship and amazing history the brand has behind it makes its renown easy to understand. Each timepiece is carefully manufactured in order to provide the very best materials and quality to all users.

The Cartier d’Art Bengal Tiger is a truly unique watch, one that will generate a lot of attention due to its flashy additions and interesting design. The unique aspect of this Cartier watch will definitely make it an outstanding piece in your collection and quite possibly the flashiest watch you will ever wear.

Cartier d`Art Bengal Tiger

The main feature of the watch is of course the Bengal tiger that is represented on the dial. The tiger is contoured by crystals with several scattered throughout the watch to give this Cartier its characteristic aspect. The watch can prove to be a beautiful accessory with both formal and less formal attire. Its flashy nature also makes it a centerpiece in any fashionable party you might want to attend.

The case of the watch is perfectly round and made from the finest platinum on the market. The diameter of the case is 45 mm, which makes the Cartier d’Art Bengal Tigre a rather large watch, ideal for larger wrists but with a balanced aspect which makes it look good on just about any size of wrist when it comes down to it. The thickness of the case is 12.45 mm, giving the watch a pleasant exterior aspect in terms of the diameter/thickness ratio.

The bezel is also made from high durability platinum, giving the watch a durability which matches its stunning aspect. It is not intended to be an everyday watch so the water resistance is rather low when compared to other models in its price range. It can however withstand 3 ATM or a depth of 30 meters which is more than enough in case you get it slightly wet during rainy season or while washing your hands.

The Bengal tiger mosaic is made from gemstones, giving this watch even more shine and glitter. The movement type is manual with a Cartier 9454MC caliber and a power reserve of 52 hours. Among its functions you will find an off center second and minute function as well as a unique flying tourbillon. The bracelet is made from black alligator leather while the clasp is made from white gold and has a double folding buckle.

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24 Jul

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The Calibre 3255



Rolex could very well be synonymous with innovative, as their foundation is rooted on releasing groundbreaking technology and fine-tuning their watches to be as perfect as possible.  It is no wonder that watch enthusiasts patiently wait for Rolex’s new releases. Finally, the wait is over! The ever-growing watch company, Rolex, has released its newest update:…

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20 Jun

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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Ceramic


26400SO.OO.A002CA.01 Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore 300

Considered one of the most famous Swiss luxury brands, Audemars Piguet has been raising the standards in the world of high quality watchmaking for over a century and is still releasing high quality models that challenge the norm and change the way we understand beauty and durability in this competitive industry.

This amazing watch, the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Steel and Ceramic is one of the most interesting recent releases from the amazing Swiss company, showing off a strong and durable look that masks the innovative technology that is present behind its hard exterior.

26400SO.OO.A002CA.01 Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Steel & Ceramic

While the look of the watch and the size may seem a bit too rugged for some formal events the Audemars Piguet brand, the elegant color and material ratio gives the watch a noble aspect, one that could grace an outfit regardless of the occasion. While it is ideal for less formal occasions it can be a tasteful accessory regardless of the occasion.

The subtle colors give it an understated elegance, and while the stainless steel and the sheer size of the watch might seem to make it an eyesore, it can complement a suit or an elegant outfit perfectly. It can also be worn with a less formal outfit and can complement certain more sporty oriented outfits as well.

The movement of the watch is automatic, making it incredibly reliable not just a fantastic looking accessory. The case is made from stainless steel, which when visible, gives the watch a rugged quality that is a major part of its charm. The bracelet is rubber but can be changed to a leather one in case you prefer the texture of the material more. The bracelet has a fold clasp which gives the watch a sturdy and safe feel on your wrist.

The watch is mainly addressed to men but is also marketed as a unisex watch if you were ever thinking of purchasing it as a gift. The diameter of the case is 44 mm, which makes it a rather large watch, ideal for bigger wrists. Its size isn’t however too big so it can be worn by people with any size of wrist without appearing out of balance.

The bezel is ceramic, creating a pleasant material texture and contrast with the stainless steel underneath. The watch also has a very useful chronograph, which is tastefully incorporated into the case without taking too much space.

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15 May

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Cartier Tortue Watch


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Cartier is a century old brand that has become synonymous with high quality precision watch making. The French brand has created some of the most memorable watch collections that have greatly appreciated in value and have, in time, become a popular icon, represented and mentioned in movies, music and literature. Louis Cartier, the man behind this legendary brand is famed for being one of the pioneers of the wristwatch. While Cartier didn’t invent the wristwatch as many people erroneously consider, the brand did play a huge part in its success, popularizing it throughout the world with the help of its amazing technology and design.

Cartier Tortue Watch W1580050

The Cartier Tortue XXL is a stunning new addition to the Cartier collection of watches. This beautiful watch boasts a traditional Cartier design as well as a unique dial which adds a note of modernism, distinction and class to this beautiful timepiece.

The Tortue XXL boasts a mechanical movement with automatic winding, making it extremely durable and reliable, as well as a giving it a timeless quality which will only make it grow in value over time. The case is made from 18 karat white gold which also comes with an octagonal crown bejeweled with a sapphire. The case is quite elegant; combining the very best of the traditional Cartier design with a durable exterior that will ensure your watch will look spotless for years to come.

The watch also impresses through its traditional guilloche dial, one of the brand’s trademarks. Other details such as the openwork grid give the watch a pleasant sense of depth and sophistication while the silver detailing has a sunray effect to give even more detail. Other elements of the watch face are the black Roman numerals and the blue ocean map which in combination with the silvered dial creates the most visible element which is an opened plan map of the world.

The Tortue also comes with a black alligator leather strap and an adjustable folding buckle which is made from the same 18 karat white gold of the watch case. Among the watch’s many functions you will find a time zone complication with a specially designed cities disk which indicates time according to the summer, winter time or day and night reference.

The watch is 45 mm in diameter with a total of 287 parts 27 of which are jewels. It is water resistant for up to 100 feet or 30 meters and has a sapphire crystal and case back for extra durability and protection.

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19 Apr

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Omega Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon


Omega Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon 300

Omega has had some of the most important collections in watchmaking history and while the brand has a long history indeed it’s not resting on its laurels and is still producing the very best timepieces on the market.

The amazing Omega Speedmaster collection is the very definition of watch pedigree having been present on all NASA lunar missions. The technical abilities, durability, reliability and elegance of the watch has also made it one of the most popular in the brand’s history, being purchased in stores around the world.

Omega Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon

The Omega Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon continues the Speedmaster tradition of creating the very best possible watches while incorporating some delightful functions to give it that extra bit of flair a legendary watch should have.

The watch has an automatic movement making it as reliable as it is beautiful. The movement caliber is 9300 while the base caliber is the same. The case is made from high durability plastic and has a diameter of 44.25 mm and a thickness if 17 mm. While it can be considered a large watch, the design makes it fit perfectly on any size of wrist, from very small ones to quite large ones. The watch doesn’t need to perform under a lot of wet conditions and as such has waterproofing which goes only to 5 ATM or 50 meters.

The bezel is made from a ceramic material, which gives it a durable yet elegant aspect. The sapphire glass is scratch and glare proof, making the watch easy to read regardless of how sunny it gets as well as making it virtually indestructible. The dial is black, the main color of the entire watch, a detail which gives it an understated coolness. It also contains no numerals so the sleek black look basically runs through.

The bracelet is mater from ceramic material and comes in the same black coloring, giving a pleasant feel on the wrist while also contributing to the durability of the entire watch. The watch attaches to the wrist firmly and safely thanks to a fold clasp which is made from high-durability steel. Among the many functions of the watch you will also find a chronograph which is elegantly placed on the dial without taking up too much space and creating an uneven look. Other functions include small seconds, luminescent numerals and hands and a chronometer.

This amazing model is produced in a limited edition so any purchase is basically an investment, and when you consider Omega’s track record, you can bet it is a good investment.

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28 Mar

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Christophe Claret Baccara


Christophe Claret Baccara watch

Christophe Claret is renowned for pushing the boundaries of time piece design and his latest collection is no exception. The Swiss watchmaker blends innovative design with the finest precision available on the market to produce a truly unique product, one that has all the quality of a big brand luxury watch while giving its wearer a totally unique experience.

The Baccara model is no exception to Claret’s boundary pushing. This stunning watch has a casino theme and with three games cleverly incorporated in it there is no effort made to conceal or subdue this theme. The watch includes baccarat, roulette and dice in a package that interacts with the tactile, auditory and visual senses of its wearer.

Christophe Claret Baccara

The baccarat game, which gives this watch its name, is a marvel of precision engineering. The player’s cards appear at 6 o’clock and are visible in three windows. The bank’s cards are displayed at 12 o’clock. In order to mix the cards the player only has to push a button situated at 9 o’clock while the button located at 8 o’clock helps distribute the cards. This unique function is possibly due to the amazingly complex construction of the watch. The innovation doesn’t stop here as two more games are integrated in this beautiful watch.

The watch has a mechanical movement with automatic winding, making it not only self-sufficient but also a great investment as this is a highly desirable feature even when it comes to expensive designer watches. The movement has a total of 538 components and 40 jewels as well as double barrels.

The power reserve is approximately 72 hours, giving its users more than enough continuous activity without any winding action. The escapement is a 4 Hz  Swiss lever-type. The Baccarat has 3 main functions; an hour and minutes one, the 3 games which give it its unique charm and aspect as well as a patented cathedral gong.

The case has a diameter of 45 mm with a thickness of 15.92, giving the Baccarat amazing presence on any wrist, regardless of its size. Its size and stylish aspect make it the perfect accessory for a tailored suit, but also give it enough of a laidback vibe so that it can work with a less formal outfit. The watch has a water resistance of up to 30 meters or 100 feet.

The case is made from red gold and black PVD-treated titanium. The dial has the same PVD-treatment while also including an interesting dragon motif. The series is limited to 9 pieces.

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01 Mar

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Omega Seamaster Ploprof 1200 M


Omega Seamaster Ploprof 1200 M 300

Omega is one of the biggest names in the world of watchmaking. From James Bond to air and sea themed models, from celebratory models, dedicated to great world figures to collaborations with some of the world’s biggest brands, Omaga has done it all.

In its amazing and extremely diverse offer one thing appears the same regardless of model or the time it was designed and that is the quality and durability of all Omega watches.

Omega Seamaster Ploprof 1200 M

When it comes to quality and durability the Omega Seamaster Ploprof 1200 M is no exception. It’s rugged exterior and the incredibly complex mechanism which powers it create a perfect symbiosis, one which delivers a beautiful and reliable time piece, a timepiece which can be considered a good investment as its price is bound to rise in future years.

The Ploprof has an automatic movement which makes your watch effective and very reliable on top of its precision and aspect. The case is made from steel with an impressive diameter of 55 by 48 mm. The large size of the watch is a detail which might scare off some potential customers, however, the interesting design features and unusual shape make it a well-balanced time piece which looks good on any wrist regardless of its size, be it very small or large.

The watch, as the series would suggest, performs very well in wet conditions and is waterproofed up to 120 bar or 1200 meters. The bezel is also made from high-quality steel giving this watch the durable rugged aspect which Omega has gotten us used to.

The sapphire glass has a special scratchproof coating which makes the watch virtually indestructible as well as easy to read in any weather conditions thanks to the glare proofing. The dial is black, contrasting the cold grey of the steel and creating a well-balanced look which can basically go with just about any color combination. The watch is made for casual wear and due to its size and pedigree is designed to shine in a water based environment.

The bracelet is made from orange rubber while the watch can be safely attached to your wrist thanks to a classic fold clasp made from the same steel the bezel and case are made from.

The Ploprof is a new addition to the diving heritage of Omega, employing the latest technology in order to provide professional divers and watch connoisseurs with an amazing timepiece which performs as good as it looks.

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