Top 10 Watches: The Biggest Watch Icons

  The terms ‘watch icons’ and ‘cult watches’ are used to refer to those timepieces that – most of the time – have been around for decades and gained a certain importance with regards to design or style. They are timeless classics that have only undergone slight changes over the years, most of which were … Read more

Top 10 Classic Watches

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Top 10 Classic Watches The term “classic watches” (or “dress watches”) is often used to refer to timepieces that effortlessly remain unaged in style. However, I’m a big believer that this also refers to a timepiece that can stand the test of time – excuse the pun. You see, classic timepieces are all about the … Read more

Top 10 Perpetual Calendars

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Top 10 Perpetual Calendars   Usually the word “complication” doesn’t have a positive connotation. However, in the world of (mechanical) watches, a complication means that the watch is capable of doing – or showing – something extraordinary. A date display is already considered a complication, but the most common and sought-after complication is probably the … Read more

Top 10 Pilot’s Watches

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  Many of us dreamed of becoming police officers, firefighters, or fighter pilots as kids. Most of us ended up working as something else entirely and the closest feeling we can get to being an actual pilot is either daydreaming or having an aviation-inspired watch on our wrists. Here, we’ll give you a hand in … Read more

Top 10 Grail Watches

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  While a grail is indeed something that’s individually defined, more often than not, it comes in the form of an exquisitely finished, high-end horological creation, that’s as rare as it is normally unattainable. In this Top 10 roundup, let’s take a look at some of the most awe-inspiring, grail-worthy timepieces on the market today. … Read more

Top 10 Chronographs

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  The chronograph is probably one of the most sought-after complications. It is also one of the most complex movements to construct and develop. Forget about perpetual calendars or tourbillons – the chronograph is incredibly demanding for the engineers working at manufactures. A chronograph movement must deal with a lot of force, such as when … Read more

Top 10 Ladies Watches

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  In this article, we will be showcasing the best watches for women who appreciate great timepieces. The watches range from classic models for elegant occasions to sporty watches for everyday activities. Our selection is based on statistical data from Chrono24 as well as a few suggestions from our team.   Rolex Datejust Rolex Datejust … Read more

Top 10 Soccer Watches

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  In this article, we will be focusing on watches that fit the soccer lifestyle. Obviously, this won’t be the easiest task. We have based our choices on the image we have of soccer players and soccer fans, which is certainly not a reflection of reality. However, we like a challenge and the discussion had … Read more

Top 10 Sports Watches

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  It used to be the case, not so long ago, that sports watches were reserved for weekends and racecar drivers. Sure, a man could wear a mechanical dive watch, but only if he actually dived on a regular basis. Nowadays, however, the humble luxury sport watch has been elevated to the level of daily … Read more

Entry-Level Watches from Top 10 Brands

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Entry-Level Watches from Top 10 Brands   The appeal of luxury watch brands has a lot to do with image – an image of wealth and exclusivity. There are often misconceptions about how expensive brand name watches are, because the most talked about watches are not necessarily entry-level models. That’s why we have put together … Read more