A new sailing watch collection leads the seven-strong Rolex contingent at BaselWorld 2019, along with numerous refinements to its existing models. With one new addition to its Rolex sailing watch collection christened Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master 42, two new variants of its Oyster Perpetual Datejust collection and several upgrades, Rolex has added seven new watches to its repertoire. With a 42mm diameter, the Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master 42 seems to embody the old saying, the bigger the better. It introduces a new size in the sailing watch range and is made of 18ct white gold, boasting a new-generation calibre 3235 and the … Continue reading NEW ROLEX WATCHES


The 5 best watches to invest in: 1. Tudor Heritage Black Bay A new addition to the Heritage Black Bay family this diver’s watch in stainless steel draws its characteristic elements from Tudor’s history. Fitted with Tudor’s MT5602 self-winding mechanical movement with bidirectional rotor system, with power reserve of 70 hours. What the expert says:  “Stick to the classic pieces that people will always want and you’ll have a watch that, 10 years down the line, will recoup the majority of your initial outlay. Tudor’s recent phoenix-from-the-ashes revival was spearheaded by the gorgeously but not slavishly retro-styled Black Bay.  Now it’s … Continue reading INVESTMENT WATCHES


BOASTING STRAPS MADE FROM REPURPOSED OCEAN NYLON. The worlds of luxury and activism are all-too-often foreign from one another. Of course, almost every brand in the world will boast that they make their wares out of reponsibly-sourced materials or boast that, because they make ‘products that last’, they’re somehow helping the environment. But there’s very rarely any action to back up the talk. And that’s a shame, because restoring our environment is a battle that has to be fought on a systemic level, not one that rests on the shoulders of collective individuals. The most important change comes from the … Continue reading BREITLING SUPEROCEAN HERITAGE