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The Patek Philippe Aquanaut is a High-End Sports Watch Icon

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For many people, the name Patek Philippe likely conjures images of the iconic Nautilus sports watch or Calatrava dress watch. Still, the company has a few other models that demand attention. The Patek Philippe Aquanaut combines some of the Nautilus aesthetic with a sporty rubber strap and striking dial design.  The Aquanaut builds on the […]

The Patek Philippe Calatrava is a Formidable Dress Watch


Patek Philippe may be best known for making the Nautilus one of the most desirable sports watches of all time, but its catalog extends far past that. The company makes high-end timepieces in several categories, including dress watches, where the Calatrava makes a strong case as the best dress watch on sale today. The Calatrava […]

Closer Look: Patek Philippe Nautilus

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Patek Philippe is a legendary brand with a catalog full of iconic and desirable timepieces. Understanding them can be tricky, though, so we’re here to help you learn more about some of Patek’s most popular designs. Let’s take a closer look at the Nautilus. Patek revealed the Nautilus in 1976, and the Gerald Genta design […]

Rolex Announces New Titanium Deepsea Challenge

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Rolex is known for building reliable, rugged watches, but its timepieces have never been made from titanium until now. The Oyster Perpetual Deepsea Challenge is a new ultra-deep diving watch with incredible specs and a novel case design for Rolex. The Challenge features a new material Rolex calls RLX titanium. It’s similar in design to […]

Nomos Makes the Perfect Fall Watch

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German watches don’t get as much attention as their Swiss counterparts, but there are plenty of excellent timepieces from the country’s best. Nomos Glashütte is one of the more unique brands from Germany, and its striking style helps make it a perfect watch for fall.  Nomos’ watches feature a bold Bauhaus-inspired design that sets them […]

The Rolex Explorer II is a Great Fall Watch

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If you’re shopping for a Rolex Explorer II today, you’ve got a few choices, but there’s no bad decision among them. The watch comes with a black or white dial, and you can decide whether you’d prefer an older, smaller case design or one of the newer, larger models from the last decade or so.  […]

Hublot is a unique brand that deserves a look


Hublot is a relatively new watch brand, having only been around since 1980, but it’s earned a spot at the top of the watch world with a combination of wild, unique designs and precious metals. Hublot uses a unique blend of materials, styles, and colors to create its timepieces. The company calls its process the […]

These Breitling Watches are Fit for Fall


Fall is a great time to get outside and enjoy nature. In many places, the weather cools, and some parts of the country get to enjoy the bright colors of leaves as they turn all shades of red and orange before falling. A solid adventure watch is a must if you’re spending time outdoors, and […]

Tudor announces a new Pelagos 39

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Just a few years ago, big watches were all the rage. The wearer’s wrist size didn’t matter, only the size of the watch was important. That said, things have changed in recent years. Watches of all types have shrunk to more reasonable proportions, but manufacturers have stopped short of a return to the tiny case […]

A Brief History of the Patek Philippe Nautilus

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Patek Philippe is one of the oldest and most prestigious watchmakers in the world. The company’s timepieces have been seen on world leaders’ wrists and celebrities’ wrists, and demand is so strong that wait times for a new model can stretch into years of twiddling thumbs for hopeful buyers. That said, Patek’s watches are amazing […]

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