Posts in Timepieces


5 Reasons We Love Patek Philippe’s 50th Anniversary Golden Ellipse Timepieces

Introduced in 1968 with proportions inspired by the “golden ratio”, the Patek Philippe Golden Ellipse is the second oldest watch in the Patek Philippe collection after the Calatrava (introduced in 1932). Originally offered with a shimmering blue dial framed in yellow gold, the elliptical case of the Golden Ellipse established itself as a symbol of elegance and style.

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Colors of Summer: The Nomos Glashütte Tetra Petit Four

Describing something as a “delicacy” is usually reserved for the finest of culinary creations.  French pastries would fall in this category, and it is from these delicacies that Nomos Glashütte has drawn the inspiration for the Tetra Petit Four watch collection.

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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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