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Insignificant blotters – I : Gonzo’s Sunday late-night thoughts about watches

It was one of those days you’ve had more than your share of outdoor merriment and fun and you are home by dusk, making room for some great indoor fun to end the day happily; sated. That’s about some reading, a good drink; good food and if an idea strikes then penning it down. “So

Fashion watches that are worth a second look

The inside matter: Fast and brief Let us not get into the formal definition for a fashion watch. We shall only be talking about watches by brands that do not make watches as their primary product. Most of their profits come from the respective industries (automobiles, liquors etc.) they operate in; watches are either their

Seiko Cocktail Time: Minimalistic, distinct, Japanese aesthetics

The hardest part: We’ve seen previously how the Cocktail Time refreshed the entire Presage Cocktail collection. A unique, domestic cocktail of Japanese expertise and its lustful representation, the Presage Cocktails get us on the fence for some thinking about which model exactly to purchase.  It could be that you are probably looking at a model

Seiko Cocktail Time: Every Piece A Perfected Presage

11 years back, in 2010, Seiko launched their Cocktail Time collection. They dazzled up the watch world pretty much. Hear the cocktails in making They are still around. They are a lineup of mechanical watches that has grown with time; they are still growing and will also keep growing well into future until the manufacturer

New Seiko 5 Sports – A much-needed delineation of the famed product line

Name your style and it is there! Every Seiko watch is always been created addressing specific sets of purposes and therefore, are built – upon and around – clearly defined principles; offering a much-clarified view to the buyers, who use that knowledge to find at least one of those to serve their every purpose. There’s

Would you buy your girl a watch you’d like to wear?

A close observation Mentally intriguing and interesting things happen when women wear men’s watches. It affects how the woman looks and the way those watches later appeal toward men. To answer the question This is different from a boyfriend watch. A men’s watch on a woman’s wrist is – unlike a unisex watch, which is

SevenFriday M-Series: Luxury at a bargain

SevenFriday: Initial, crucial info SevenFriday’s success story in the watch industry is far from commonplace. Given the fact it’s a tough job to break into the horological ecosystem, SevenFriday did that with ease with their industrial-inspired pieces of unconventional dimensions, decoration and functionalities. They are the modern face of luxury that’s not weighed down by

SevenFriday T-Series: Turning Technical

Why SevenFriday? SevenFriday succeeded up to a great deal in removing the monotony that prevailed in the traditionalist wristwatch industry. Sure, there’s no dearth for exotic watches in the world; with money, it’s no big deal bringing home a Richard Mille RM 001; or a MB&F HM4 or an Uhrwerk Hammerhead. And that is what

7Friday Q – Chugga Chugga…NO! It’s Choo-Choo

“Eh…what?” Yeah! That’s correct. Both mean locomotive sounds; what they make while moving. Choo-Choo just sounds bit sweeter for the Q2/03 watch, inspired by the power and beauty of locomotives dating back to over a century. On to the story The industrial revolution found steam can be used for many things other than cleaning or

7Friday Q: That slick, vintage look!

A brief intro The SevenFriday Q-series doesn’t bring any revolutionary concept into horology but are solid, excellent packages that showcase what SevenFriday does best. The Q series followed after the M, P and V series were introduced. They Q leans heavily on the industrial concept with inspirations abound; whether it’s from the 18th century locomotives

7Friday P Series: Peppy presents for a pretty Valentine!

Forewords SevenFriday, from Zurich and founded by a watch industry veteran, has become popular in just a few years. They are a uniquely positioned Swiss watch brand offering large and unique mechanical timepieces at a price few do. And still, those others; don’t break the norms like SevenFriday does. They have created their own market

SevenFriday: Fresh air in an otherwise repetitive environment

A prime, distinguishing point While most others lean heavily into street-wear and other kinds of stylistic hedonism, SevenFriday is a new, Swiss watch brand that emphasizes – in a rather straight-faced manner – upon unconventional designs, high-end technology and precision. They are not a brand that does things only in terms of aggressive marketing or attempts

KANNO: ORIENT releases another dazzling diver!

Initial thoughts: Very good looking dress divers that check all the boxes most others lack. They got a great fit & finish, the attention to details is impressive, their bezel actions solid and there are zero alignment issues. Probing deeper The Orient Kanno is a better or upgraded version of the Orient MAKO II with

7 Quartz watches worth collecting

The question is… Automatic movements, some of them, are priceless works of art, drooled after to be collected and treasured. We don’t feel the same way about quartz calibers, though. Had there ever been any comparison test between quartz calibers from different brands? The stand of quartz From a collector’s standpoint, there are only a

19 Best Outdoor Watches Available NOW!

One essential gadget Anywhere outdoor you go for an adventure, you need basic gadgets to make you feel satiated on your trip back home. A sturdy timekeeping device and a direction finder come first. These you can easily find today in smart watches. Sadly, most are not built to handle extreme conditions and even if