Category Archives: Dress watches

Top 10 Zeppelin watch models to let you fly high in 2022

Introduction Today, we look at one of the most popular brands of Flieger watches of German origin. They are pretty much atypical of what we usually understand as Flieger or Pilot’s watches. They resemble more the instrument dials of the industrial steam-powered machinery.of the 19th-century. You’d be wrong to think that Saxon watch-making excellence is

GONZO’S POSTBAG [XLVI]: WHICH GENERATION OF ORIENT BAMBINO ARE BETTER?

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Q. Dear Gonzo, I’m to buy my first significant watch. I graduated last year and I’m about to join my first job in the administrative department of one of the best-known 5 Star hospitality setups in the town. In my best efforts to learn about what watch brands and styles are offered to meet the

ChronoTales: Rewind 2021

Foreword “In presence of the new Corona virus variants and a general lack of vaccines worldwide; the governments seeing no end of trouble and their citizens facing tough economies, uncertainty is expected to loom for some more time.“ Or that’s what you are told. The Deloitte State of the Consumer tracker, however, gives a different

GONZO’S POSTBAG (XLIV)|LUXURY WATCHES – ARE THEY TERRIFIC OR TERRIBLE INVESTMENTS?

Q. Dear Gonzo, Lest it comes as a shock to you, I’d like to declare right away – I’m not actually interested in watches and neither trying to put a guise; nor posing an instance of an intellectual inquiry about watches with something else in hiding. What I’m actually asking is obvious; whether rhetorical or

Top 20 Seiko Watches to buy in 2022

Preliminaries A good day to you, readers! Today I correspond with you about the subject of Seiko again the past times alike; still, on a different note. That, however; doesn’t imply the total avoidance of the “Why Seiko?” question. There’s always a chance that someone new might drop in. It is in honor of the

Buying a watch? Here are 5 things you should remember!

Preferences: The way they go It’s a widely known fact that women – almost all – are more inclined towards watches as being just another good looking dress accessory that also shows time. They tend to care most about the look of a watch, for it to become an effective add-on to their respective appearances,

GONZO’S POSTBAG (XLII): Christmas Gift Ideas for Men 2021

Q1. Hello Gonzo! The reason I write to you is simple. Christmas is near and besides the other couple of gifts I’ve got for my grandson (who is about to enter his corporate, professional life), I am looking for a watch that will make him very proud wearing it now and in the coming days.

Is Morellato a good brand to choose for regular wear?

Morellato: Symbolic, emotional significations Trust that you could’ve easily made a decision with a simple “Yes” or “No” from our side, but we insist upon a detailed study about the brand and its product range first. Find out about Morellato’s roots, accomplishments and further goals and then decide yourself if Morellato is really worth your

Must-grabs this Week! Tissot, Seiko, Citizen, Invicta and Scuderia Ferrari brings excellent gift ideas for thrill-loving men and women

Watch gifting basics Not every watch gifted needs to be the Breguet No. 160 Grand Complication from the Swedish count Axel von Fersen the Younger to Marie Antoinette, the Queen of France (wife of Louis XVI). Or – the Ladies Oyster Datejust from John Meyer to Jessica Simpson! Only to remember while gifting a nice watch is the other

Top offers on Luxury watches: Swiss Watch Week and More…

  Status symbols vs. Novelties for those in the know Luxury never goes out of fashion. Neither do the luxury products. That’s the reason you might arrive in a 1940’s Rolls Royce to a banquet where everyone else gathered in their most recent tech-laden sports cars or family sedans. Luxury is not about utility. It’s true

Seiko 5 Automatic vs. Tissot Swissmatic – A lookback (IV)

Lookback I||Lookback II|Lookback III All right, no point in beating around the bush. Let’s get straight into the most important aspect of a watch: The movement. It’s quite surprising to know that the Swissmatic movement is machine-made (mostly) and is an evolved version of the Swatch Sistem51; essentially an ETA caliber C10111. More about that

Ways to choose the Watch: Taking a small break from the actual discussion

It was quite a big gap. Ideally, it’s the Seiko 5 Vs Tissot Swissmatic discussion that should be here; however, it is worth knowing at this stage the ways to choose your watch. It might just make you choose between those two under discussion even better! So here it is before we go back to

Seiko 5 vs. Tissot Swiss-Matic: A lookback (I)

Or, do we call it just one more ‘Japanese vs. Swiss’ debate? A necessary declaration It’s quite an opportunity to try responding to this question; feel free to counter and contradict what will follow. Such questions have been asked and answered by many; many times over by now. But as of now – Nobody asked

Which Seiko automatic movement is the best? – II

For those who need a recap, please click here. Big names involved That means – whether it’s a rivalry or an alliance – this thing is going to be BIG! Both Grand Seiko and Rolex are BIG names competing in the luxurious watchmaking segment and perhaps the only comprehensive comparison you can draw between these

Clearing the ‘Mall Watches’ stigma (I)

Many of the words we humans keep using are not exactly what you think they mean. As kids, there are probably none among us… …who didn’t pull his/her peers’ legs or didn’t get pulled his/hers too; getting a rise out of someone was a normal part of childhood. Only if it had been as innocent