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New Rado Sintra XXL Skeleton Chronometer

2011 December 19

The latest addition to the Matt Baily lineup is Rado, a favourite brand among fashion conscious trend-setters who want avant-garde design and high-tech materials. A pioneer in the field of composites and ceramic watch cases, Rado has made a name for itself by innovating in a traditionally conservative Swiss watch market. One of the centrepieces of the Rado collection is the Sintra, a tonneau-shaped model available in a variety of ceramic colours with an integrated bracelet. And the flagship of the Sintra collection is the new XXL Skeleton Chronometer, which showcases a beautifully skeletonized automatic movement.

Alexandre Despatie with his U-Boat Classico 53mm Watch

2009 June 02

The multi-talented, home-town hero Alexandre Despatie was spotted by one of my clients wearing a 53mm, beige U-Boat Classico. Alexandre was speaking at a recent public appearance when my client noticed the bold, oversize design that U-Boat watches are known for. I find it even more fitting that I'm writing an entry about the world champion and Olympic medalist, as his twenty-fourth birthday on the eighth of June quickly approaches.

BASEL 2009 - New Divers From Hamilton

2009 April 01

Here's a sneak peak from Hamilton at Basel. New diver models keeping with the very popular Below Zero line. Although we don't have model numbers or even names of these new pieces, pictures are worth a 1000 meter words. Enjoy!

CORUM: Ti-Bridge - A contemporary line for a new era

2009 March 27

CORUM raises the curtain on its classically elegant and resolutely contemporary Ti-Bridge model. This powerful and technical watch houses CORUM's second mechanical movement, the new Caliber CO 007.

Sneak Peak Pre Basel: New Alpina Extreme Tourbillon Regulator Manufacture

2009 March 24

Here is another from the pre Basel information we're getting in. Alpina Extreme Tourbillon Regulator Manufacture. Limited to 18 pieces worldwide.

Sneak Peak Pre Basel: New Hamilton Khaki Base Collection

2009 March 20

Here is a new model in the Khaki Collection. The case, in titanium PVD black or PVD bronze, measures 50mm. The crystal is sapphire and it is water resistant to 100 meters.

Sneak Peak Pre Basel: New Bell & Ross BR Heritage

2009 March 20

Vintage and modern mix is the latest and greatest from Bell & Ross. The new BR Heritage, each timepiece features a black dial, with numbers, index marks and hands covered with a sand-colored photo luminescent coating. The crystals are anti-reflective sapphire and water-resistant (down to 100m). The bracelets are printed natural leather of heavy-duty synthetic.

Women living large

2008 November 28

The large watch fashion trend is still going strong. It makes quite the fashion statement when you see an elegantly dressed woman or celebrity wearing a large sporty timepiece. It exudes confidence and attitude, while still being functional and incredibly easy to read.

Size does matter

2008 November 19

Women are getting more and more into wearing a men's full size watches. It is extremely fashionable to wear a large high-end timepiece, the term a men's or women's watch is out the window. Bell & Ross has a new model that has elegance and beauty with the 39mm square size that is comfortable for either sex to appreciate.

New Corum Ltd Black Flag

2008 November 09

Corum has enlarged its iconic Admiral's Cup line with a new boldly designed model - the Challenge 48 Black Flag.

New Corum Black Hull

2008 November 09

The Corum Admiral's Cup Black Hull 48 sporty chronograph has been developed as a handy and stylish tool for measuring short time intervals.

Lets not tell time!

2008 October 31

One of the hottest things in the watch market today is the all black or Phantom type watches. There are a few companies manufacturing these models promoting the unreadability and unusual style.

Still a good time to buy a watch

2008 October 17

In these economic times of uncertainty, there are exceptional watch brands that are comparable to those of the Haute Horlogerie. There are many watch brands that are at par as far as quality and style is concerned. Watches like Hamilton which are owned by the Swatch group, who also own the movements that are supplied to watch manufacturers around the world.

U-Boat Releases Flightdeck Rubber

2008 September 27

Finally a rubber strap is available for 50 and 55 mm U-Boat Flightdeck models. Reflecting Italian style, the strap is stitched and looks almost like leather. A great accessory to add to your collection, you will finally be able to take your U-Boat watch to the beach or pool.

Strap Field Test - How water affects watch straps

2008 September 25

This summer I had the chance to stage field studies on how different types of watch bands fare in water. You may own a water resistant watch, but if you don't have the right kind of strap on it you don't want to get it wet.

U-Boat Drawing Them In

2008 June 06

As the tourists start rolling in for the Grand Prix, U Boat continues to draw them in from our store front window. There's something about their look that everyone seems to like. We have a vast array of watch brands, and every price range Bell & Ross Tourbillon, solid Gold Corum Admirals Cup Challenge 44 and the list goes on, but U Boat seems to be what every client has been drawn in to see.

Top 10 Mens' Style Tips: Victor and Rolf

2007 December 23

Style.com has some interesting fashion tips for men from world renown designers, Victor and Rolf.