Since we covered the Tudor Heritage Black Bay, a watch heavily influenced by historical Tudor dive replica watches, last week, I thought it would be appropriate this week to take a look at Rolex’s modern diver: the Submariner. This incredibly iconic watch — championed by Sean Connery’s James Bond and boardroom executives alike — was… Read More

Jan 21 Big luxury replica watch makers at the Geneva fair this week displayed little risk and extravagance in terms of style, focusing on classics and neo-vintage models and leaving it to smaller rivals to stand out with original and bold designs. With demand falling from Chinese, Russians and Middle Eastern customers, pushing the industry… Read More

Steve Benjamin and Annie Haeger annointed Rolex Yachtsman and Yatchswoman of the Year. The Wind Tunnel at MIT provides evidence of good laminar flow over the head of Steve Benjamin, who had a remarkable year in the Etchells and with his HPR40 Spookie, earned him his first Rolex Yachtsman of the Year, of which many… Read More

With the rising prices of smartwatches, the idea that high-tech on a wrist can take over from the luxury brands is an interesting question. With Tag Heuer launching a $150 smartwatch, Samsung announcing a high-end Gear branded smartwatch at CES, and Apple Watch’s top models retailing for over $100, there is an appetite for these… Read More

The Oyster Perpetual Day-Date holds a hallowed place in Rolex’s history. Sober and elegant, it has achieved mythical status and is considered the most esteemed model in the Oyster collection with its refined case and lugs and clear, legible dial showing calendar indications. It came to be known as the “Presidents’ Watch”, sported by presidents,… Read More