Posts in Timepieces


Making it Personal: Our Top 3 Watches with Interchangeable Straps

In the late 90s, fashion watches started shipping with two or more extra straps. A good idea on paper, but in practice swapping out bands was cumbersome and required special tools. Today, many brands have figured out inventive ways for wearers to switch straps, letting people put a new spin on their timepiece each time they wear it. 

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The Man that Made Panerai (from Scratch)

Life presents us with opportunities. Sometimes those opportunities require a long-term vision which, if followed through, has the ability to change the world. A little over two decades ago, Angelo Bonati received an opportunity. That opportunity is now well known as Panerai.

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His Royal Attire: Prince Charles’ Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Chronograph

If you’ve got up early to view the royal ceremony live on television you probably already know who designed Meghan’s dresses, where the royal receptions were held and where Prince Harry is taking his new bride on their honeymoon. What you may not have tipped your hat to yet are the details of Prince Charles’ attire and more specifically his Parmigiani Toric Chronograph he wore down the aisle.

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Introducing the Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Traditionnelle Tourbillon

From the Saint-Gervais timepiece, that combined a perpetual calendar and a 250-hour power reserve, to the famous and rare Tour de l’Ile timepiece, that was named for the historic home of the company’s name sake, we can confirm that the company is well-versed in the complication. But, the new 41mm Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Traditionnelle Tourbillon goes above and beyond anything seen in the history books. 

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