Bamford Watch Department “All Black” Rolex Explorer 1 Watch

Bamford Watch Department unveils their latest “All-Black” timepiece, a custom edition of Rolex’s stunning “Explorer 1″ model. Taking a classic watch and updating it with a more modern aesthetic, Bamford Watch Department has applied their signature PVD coating over the piece, finishing it with a beautiful black face that makes this watch stand out. What’s…

Video: Guide To Buying A Watch: IWC’s Icons

IWC Schaffhausen, manufacturer of some of the finest Swiss timepieces, has produced a short online series of videos in conjunction with HODINKEE titled The Man’s Guide to Buying a Watch. Focusing on mechanical timepieces, the series provides background information on what goes into the production of a mechanical watch as well as what to look…

The Man’s Guide To Buying A Watch: Movement

This IWC video is the first in a series called “The Man’s guide to buying a watch”. Over the course of the next few months the series will feature IWC watches, people at the manufacture in Schaffhausen to give you a behind the scenes look at our watches and some of the complications that form…

Jonathan Meese for Jaeger-LeCoultre “Reverso” Watch

A clever watch from Jaeger-LeCoultre and visual artist Jonathan Meese, the “Reverso” features a watch face that flips 180-degrees to reveal the mechanical movement opposite the cheeky artistic interpretation of a movement. Not only does this allow the watch to be visually interesting when not in proper usage, it serves the practical function of protection…

Nixon ‘The Wit’ Watch

Borrowing heavily from the classics, Nixon presents ‘The Wit’ with its smooth, rounded lines and Italian leather band. With the 38mm dial design featuring the Nixon name as raised indices replacing the traditional numbers on the dial, the watch has an elegantly domed, hardened mineral crystal. A Nixon wordmark detailing on the inner dial ring…

W Hotels x Vestal ZR-2

Hotelier W Hotels has come together with watchmaker Vestal on this limited edition version of the ZR-2. Available in three limited edition finishes – matte black, stainless steel, polished gold (pictured) – the watch features an embossed “W” dial icon and applied Vestal logo plate, custom back artwork, a classic 3-link bracelet and a butterfly…