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How the Watch Became Popular

How the Watch Became Popular Many centuries ago the wristwatch was unheard of; clocks – more properly known as timepieces – had been around for some time, but there were problems with accuracy. Of course, technology improved – as it does today – and movements became more accurate, but even in the late 19th century […]

New Year, New Watch!

Each year we celebrate the end of the past one and the beginning of the next with parties and revelry. It is a tradition that goes back a long, long time and one that, nowadays, is grasped readily as a rare holiday in times when life is more stressful than ever. After a long working […]

Traditional-Look Watches For Men

There is a reason why the traditional style of watch – the round faced, simple look – endures: quite simply, it is because it works. Furthermore, wearing a flashy, expensive looking watch can attract the wrong sort of attention. Thieves have become adept at quickly lifting a watch from the wrist without the wearer knowing, […]

A Quality Watch is a thing of Pleasure

Investing in a good quality watch is not just about being able to accurately tell the time; it’s also about beautiful craftsmanship, attractive design and fashion. Watches are intricate machines that are designed for a specific purpose, yet they are also things of wonder. Wearing a top quality watch is something that brings with it […]

Retro Look Watches – Cool and Trendy Style!

There is something of a retro revival going on at the moment; look at both men’s and women’s fashion for the coming seasons and you will see an influence from many different eras. The 1970’s have gone from being naff to ultra-cool, and the 80’s are having something of a heyday, too! It’s not just […]

Citizen Eco-Drive Chronograph Women’s Watch – Best Selling Beauty

Sometimes we have a look at our best sellers list and pick out a model for a more detailed review. It is always a curiosity as to why some watches are perennial best-sellers, but with some there is a clear reason why on immediate inspection. Take the Citizen Eco-Drive Chronograph FB1112-13D FB1112 Women’s Watch, a […]

Christmas Gifts – Watches for Women

What makes the perfect gift for a woman? It would have to be something that is at once beautiful and usable, something desirable and long lived, and something she will treasure and feel able to show off to her friends. A classy, stylish women’s watch ticks all those boxes, and offers much more besides! Watches […]

Very Special Watch goes to Auction

Sometimes an event occurs in the world of watch collecting that simply has to be reported. The appearance of an extremely collectable and sought-after Patek Philippe wristwatch at an upcoming auction at Bonhams in the USA. The sale will take place in three locations – New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco – at the […]

Wacky Watches – Wear Something Different!

Wristwatches are a relatively recent invention; in fact, the idea of wearing a watch on the wrist was once thought to be a novelty, a passing fad, and even then was associated mainly with women! Over the last one hundred years or so the watch has gradually evolved, yet if you find a watch made […]