Watches
9 Oct
Signature-engraved, Detroit-made, limited-edition timepiece

Shinola, the Detroit factory dedicated to expertly made all-American watches, is taking a step further toward the vintage-inspired pocketwatch side of the dial. Giving some love to the home city roots, this “Henry Ford” limited-edition piece is individually numbered and engraved with the signature of Mr. Ford himself. The black face with cream-print piece comes with […]


7 Oct
American-made timepieces with Detroit pride

Shinola represents all-American made in their Detroit factory, their foundation being a unique Argonite movement using dozens of Swiss parts, domestically assembled with custom-made tools handled by highly skilled craftspeople. The Runwell Sport wristwatch, built for action with the highest possible quality in mind, has a 715 high-accuracy quartz movement, Super-LumiNova printed dial, stainless steal case and a sporty […]


23 Sep
The latest in aviator watches inspired by 20th century military

Bell & Ross delivers another vintage-esque military-inspired classic with the BR 126 Vintage Sport Heritage Flyback, this one giving its salute to civil aviation pilots from the 1960s. The chronograph’s black dial is adorned with photo-luminescent symbols that make for easier nighttime reading, and its band is well-matched Natural Heritage leather embossed with the B&R logo. […]


19 Aug
Watches inspired by vintage Italian sports cars

Watchmakers at Autodromo are about to introduce the Stradale, a timepiece whose look is inspired by Italian sports cars of the 1950’s. The watch is strapped with a custom leather band that nods to finer car interiors, while the packaging is vintage-style, reminiscent of an Italian road trip. Other notable attributes include the multi-layered dashboard-esque dial, domed […]


30 Jul
Flipping the script on the traditional flip clock

Back in the 70’s, before telling time went digital, there was a vintage novelty called the flip clock. The flip clock was surely initially created to alleviate the lazy from having to learn how to tell time. Now the flip clock returns, but with text in lieu of numbers — so let’s hope whoever was […]


Nooka watchmakers have teamed up with pop artist Jon Burgerman, an artist known for his pop-art “doodle” style. The collab occurs on a limited-edition 200-piece run on the unique “Nooka K” model, which boasts of being amongst the lightest weight watches the brand has to offer — along with having one of the more innovative digital […]


French luxury line Hermès, inspired by the lacquering techniques of the ancient Orient and the style of Persian miniature horses, apply the intricate modern French lacquering process to these limited edition watches. First miniature pieces are applied to the base of the Arceau Cheval d’Oriente watches, then the pigments lacquered in, layer by layer with […]


Bell & Ross watchmakers have been on the vintage kick here and there for a time-kept minute now. Unsurprisingly they have added two new models to their vintage BR line, a line developed in admiration of advances in aviation in the era of the second world war. The BR 126 (shown right) , which is a special edition […]

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