Category Archives: Orient

Orient Retro Future: Honoring an artform

It doesn’t matter if it’s a grail piece or just another variation of a model already there with you. The hunt is – and always will be – ON! It’s the hunter-gatherer instinct A collector chooses to do what he or she will; don’t expect the reasons to stay within the count of a hundred;

Orient Classic Automatic RA series: Gorgeously stylish, vintage-inspired retro

The Bambino gets a Successor! The Bambino 2nd generation alike, the Classic holds to vintage inspirations but sports a retro-styled, domed glass, bent at the edges. Domed glass! That too, sapphire! Something we are always lusting after. And a decently – if not finely – made automatic movement; even better if made in-house. In this

Seiko Sumo: Affordable alternatives for Diving Pros

The ‘Sumo’ facts first: The 12 o’clock markers look like ‘Mawashi‘ – the wrestling gear of sumo wrestlers. Hence the name: Sumo! A Sumo could be hard to spot. A Seiko Sumo case is well defined, making it the next most prominent part after the Mawashi The bulkiness is buffered well with softened edges and

Why should you buy an Orient?

A significant reason behind: More than a reason, it’s the love about something that can never go wrong! Sounds judgmental, right? It will, the first time. As days shall roll by, you’ll be proved wrong again. Now you will admit that the love covers just any model from the brand; not just the luxury ones.

Target your search with an open mind

Dress gatherings to weekends in jeans and t-shirts or maybe in swimming trunks, unless your search is a targeted one, there’s every chance that you will land up with the wrong watch on your wrist! Make the right choice and you’ll brandish a commanding style under every situation. High-end horology offers many choices that anyone

How do you find the luxury watch perfect for you?

Navigating the complicated, online maze for that perfect timepiece is fun till you feel dazed and confused. This is the time when you feel like throwing away your preferences and going for the next one you come across; worse, you give up the spree altogether. Should you have stayed focused on a few, good points;

What is it about Orient? – I

Orient has been producing excellent watches to date. As a brand been around for not more than just seven decades, they have come up particularly well. What people significantly love about it is – You can never go wrong with an Orient. Doesn’t matter if it’s a higher-end Orient or one just at the entry-level!

Top 10 men’s dive watches: Sensible choices at affordable prices

Looks alone don’t make a diver! That’s the harsh truth.  You might spend quite a bit and feel like a king wearing just any watch labeled as diver. That’s alright to put up an image and very few will ask for its credibility and credentials, until you confront raging waters cold as Death! That’s when

Top 10 men watches under $100: A meager price can go a long way

Expensive shoes, suits, street-jets – we all love to own!  It’s the same with watches. Problem is: They are often not what we may call a practical choice. Appearing for a client meeting in a Maserati, wearing a Savile Row suit paired with John Lobb shoes and a Rolex might make everyone think that you

The way GPS works for your wrist wear

Why GPS is in your watch? Off late, there have been a lot of queries of recent from people not willing to stay within the known parameters of timekeeping; they are now venturing out for more. While purists might frown and criticize; fact remains, you can’t plow with goats. Carrying out hard tasks require tough

Gonzo’s views about ‘affordable pedigree’

Q. Dear Gonzo, What should I consider an affordable pedigree watch? Also, what adds pedigree to watches? I find the flashier watches tempting but as of now, I resist and urge you to guide me toward a fine timepiece; peerless and respected. I’m looking for a better choice to commemorate my – what I consider

Choosing the right ‘Dress’ to complement your formal wear

Nice, modern dress watches are in abundance today. Leave the big brands aside; even small scale producers are eager to make you feel the taste for classicism and finery; vintage and everything else that go with a nice suit or a tuxedo. The Dress tones: Singly or in combos There’s an abundance of white metals

Low-key, natural and neutral – Spoils you with dressing choices

Modern, minimalistic designs and high quality materials get together in these, fully reflecting long-lasting concepts offered for pieces more precious. The Orient heritage comes alive in the Contemporary. Praise it for its craftsmanship; its reliability, precision and timeless beauty. They are classic, they’re refined. Obtained through modern technology and technical standards! After all these years

A diverse array of affordable Divers’!

“Being short-sighted is discriminating watches according to the size of your wallet. Get over it and climb down off your high horses.” Their mere looks are enough for you to draw a judgment about them being as ugly as hammered sin and that too, on a cardboard platter when it comes to picking your daily

Contemporary Maestro: Orient revisits the classic design

The Epson conglomerate finally took Orient in and it’s nice to see the brand succeeded in retaining its basic principles. These high-quality Japanese watches came for reasonable money and they still do; whether it’s an absolute novelty or an exotic piece been around for long. The novelties in question are the Maestro-s from the Contemporary