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Watches in The Ring

Maybe once a year, a prize fight comes around to let the world know boxing is still an immensely popular sport. Last weekend, that fight came around as Mexican boxer Canelo Álvarez took on Gennady Golovkin II, otherwise known as Triple G, in a rematch fight in Las Vegas. Though the first match ended in a split draw and Álvarez won by decision on Sept. 15, Triple G is winning.. Read More

Water Resistance in Watches

Perhaps it says it on the back of your watch. Or maybe it’s written in small text on the face. We’re talking, of course, about a watch’s water resistance. Water is necessary for many things to run smoothly, like humans and plants. But when watches and water mix, the results can vary and lead to one unhappy — albeit busy — watchmaker. So what is water resistance? That term, if.. Read More

It’s Hip to be Square

In the band’s 1986 smash hit, Huey Lewis and the News famously sang that it’s hip to be square. The single reached No. 3 on the Billboard charts. But that was more than 30 years ago. So is it still hip to be a square? If you’re following along with recent watch trends, then the answer might be yes. Watches, since their inception, have typically come with rounded faces. Clocks.. Read More

Watches with Moon Phase Complication

The moon has always played a major role in man’s movements and daily existence, from the ebb and flow of tides to religious ceremonies, crop harvests and maritime navigation, which is why it has always been historically important to keep track of its orbit. The phases of the Moon were tracked thousands of years ago in crude fashion, the moonphase was commonly found in the more complicated pocket watches in the.. Read More

LeCoultre Reverso

Many watches trace their roots to functionality over form before eventually evolving into elaborate, expensive timepieces. Likewise, many watches also have roots in sport. The Reverso is no different. First introduced in 1931, this watch was made specifically for British Army officers playing polo in India. The officers needed something that would tell them the time, yet also would hold up to the constant bobbing, swinging and other movements associated.. Read More

Rolex King Midas

Appearance is everything, or at least how the old saying goes. If you’re truly looking to make a statement, some flashy clothing will go a long way to make you stand out. Just look at the red carpets at the Grammys, Met Gala or even pro prospects at the NFL and NBA drafts where “out-there” clothing, designs and concepts are on full display. If your idea of making a bold.. Read More

Best Sailing Watches

What’s the point of a watch? For some, it’s a show of wealth. For others, it’s just a collector’s item. Sometimes it gets lost in the shuffle that a watch is truly a small machine built for a purpose — to tell the time (and depending on the features, operate as a stopwatch, keep the date and wake you up in the mornings). One of the areas where a watch.. Read More

What is Rolesor?

What’s in a name? For the Rolesor, it’s not much more than just putting two and two together. Rolex’s Rolesor model is a two-toned watch made with half gold and half steel. So where’s the name come into play? Rolex is of course the famous watch company, while “-or” is the French word for gold. It all makes sense, right? From its website, Rolex touts its Rolesor line like this:.. Read More

The 7 Most Iconic Watchbands

Have you ever considered a newspaper article, a photo posted on Facebook or a new hit single to be like a watch band? Probably not, but they’re all very similar. A breaking news story is only as good as its ability to reach the most amount of people quickly. The same with a new song — Bruce Springsteen could have a treasure trove of songs, but if there’s no way.. Read More

Water Resistance in Watches

One of the most common feature on any watch, no matter if it’s a multi-thousand dollar Rolex or a $10 timepiece from a department store, is water resistance. Summer means people will be outdoors more, whether that’s taking a swim in a lake or getting caught in a thunderstorm while on an afternoon run. Some people don’t remove their watches for these activities, so it’s important to have some sort.. Read More