Category Archives: Multi-function

Cost: From a vegan perspective

“Hamesha itnie kimti ghadiya kaheko lagaata?” – “Why do you put on such costly watches every time?” Things are not much different in India. Here, too, the craft of watch-making comes under siege at times. Stepping into the battleground thus created is a matter of choice; to defend it; plain, cold logic is enough. Their […]

Ask Gonzo ’bout Watches – XXIX

Q. Hi Gonzo. Which do you think are the most expensive quartz watches with a reason? What’s the max you would pay for a quartz wristwatch? What you consider would be a suitable cut-off? A. I’d like confess first. It’s not till the year 2000 I considered watches to be of any special value; a […]

Casio G-Shock Steel: A more grown-up G-Shock faired to fit a day-to-day wearing

The Baseline: G-Shock is not always about loud colours and lewd sizes; now it’s also about simple stainless steel cases and bracelets. There’s some protective black urethane surrounding the case sides and lugs, but it is steel that rules for the most of it. There are times even the most ardent, professional-standard Casio G Shock […]

MK Jetmaster: An interesting, fun watch

MK, despite a fashion brand, has stepped up recently and got committed to serious watch-making. The MK Jetmaster is nowhere near those incoherent designs that cast more attention than needed to show it’s indeed mechanical and make the primary function of showing time get lost amidst a flurry of flashy rings, springs and braces. When […]