Posts Categorized: Armin

Pipe Dreams: The Evolution of HYT Watches

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The year is 2012; the place, Baselworld’s Palace annex, where small, independent and often off-beat watch companies show their wares. Executives from a new Swiss watch company are holding a press conference to unveil their new creation. It’s a watch unlike any other: it shows the hours not via hands or digits but by fluorescent […]

Back is Beautiful: 10 Luxury Watches With Exhibition Casebacks

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In our “Back is Beautiful” series of photo features, we present a portfolio of fine mechanical watches that are as appealing from the back as from the front. This latest installment includes timepieces from A. Lange & Söhne, IWC, Panerai, Patek Philippe, and more. Scroll down to see the selection and click on each image for the […]

James Bond’s Watches: The Complete Movie Timeline

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He’s the world’s most famous secret agent, and the selection of watches on his wrist is at least as varied as the parade of “Bond girls” at his side. Each watch reflects its epoch: from robust mechanical timekeepers, through digital timepieces, to state-of-the-art chronometers. Our timeline presents an overview of 007’s wrist-wear. 1962 James Bond […]

Depths of Complexity: 5 Ultra-Complicated Dive Watches

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If your plan was to spend less money this year on watches, you might want to skip this article. Most mechanical dive watches are priced under $10,000 (even though the iconic Rolex Deepsea, Sea-Dweller, and Submariner watches, as well as many Blancpain Fifty Fathoms models, might go for a bit more nowadays), but there are […]

Which Watches Won in the 2017 Red Dot Product Design Awards?

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Hublot is the only watch brand to be awarded the highest distinction in the Red Dot Award Product Design 2017, the Red Dot Best of the Best. However, several other watch brands were also honored in this year’s awards, which recognize design excellence in a variety of products. In total, eleven watches were awarded the internationally […]

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Armin Strom Edge Double Barrel Watch In 18k Rose Gold

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There’s always something to be said about a brand that truly masters their craft and Armin Strom continues to show off such prowess with each new model. If you’ve been keeping up with releases from Armin Strom this year, you’ve probably had a chance to check out our first hands-on with the Armin Strom Edge […]