Category Archives: Luxury

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

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,

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

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

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

Do dress watches necessarily need to be expensive?

Among many-a-male obsessions, watches are one, occupying a place both large and prominent both in their hearts and in their respective wardrobes and often, what many of us initially target – names like Patek, Lange and JLC – are often dropped out of the list; a colossal price tag being the chief reason. Still, our

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

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

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

BULOVA REGATTA: Unique, alternative statement timepieces!

Bulova: A mainstay in American watchmaking American watchmaking held Bulova as a premier luxury brand among the countries’ best watchmakers in the early 1900s and the reason was their pioneering status on multiple fronts. Their stylemarks were dynamic, their manufacturing techniques impressive; their high-tech quartz technology out of this world! Bulova, along the way, has