STERNGLAS Marus Automatik Review

The dive watch’s resurgence is hard to miss – and easy to diss. The genre’s popularity is inversely proportionate to the number of people who dive. Never mind. In the interests of staying in business, Germany’s STERNGLAS says they’ve “listened to their community” calling for a dive watch. The STERNGLAS Marus Automatik is the result . . .

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Tudor Black Bay Ceramic

The Tudor Black Bay Ceramic (above) isn’t the first ceramic-cased Tudor Black Bay. Nope. That honor belongs to the Tudor Black Bay Ceramic One. Sold under the high patronage of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco (not my words), the one-off timepiece raised a LOT of money for Big Al’s Only Watch charity. The world’s first Tudor Black Bay ceramic watch cost someone . . .

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First Date Watch: Which One?

All the women on match.com claim they want a man with integrity, stability and a sense of humor. Do they? The women in my search are 45-years-old and up. Clearly, in their previous love life, they opted for attraction factors that have nothing to do with The Big Three. Which makes selecting a watch for the first date a bit of a conundrum. With that in mind, I’ve got some tips for for a first date watch, starting with which watches to avoid like the proverbial plague . . .

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DOXA SUB 300 Carbon Sharkhunter

When I test drove the first Ford GT remake I asked the PR flack why FoMoCo didn’t use carbon fiber. “Carbon can withstand an enormous impact,” he said. “After that, there’s nothing left. Most car accidents involve multiple impacts.” Needless to say, the current gen Ford GT has a carbon fiber body. When it comes to high performance motoring, weight is everything. When it comes to watches, well, the DOXA SUB 300 Carbon Sharkhunter weighs . . .

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Core Seven Sins Review

What does it mean if you wear the Core Seven Sins – a watch whose “date window” rotates through the seven deadly sins (pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath and sloth)? The obvious answer: you’re a Christian who wants a constant reminder of the behaviors that can doom you to the fiery pits of hell. Core owner Kerim Kfuri doesn’t see it that way. Well, not necessarily . . .

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