Category Archives: Dress Watches

HODINKEE NOMOS Tangente Sport

HODINKEE‘s journalists are pimps and shills. How can you trust a watch review from a website that sells timepieces “from a growing but carefully curated set of brands”? You can’t. How can you trust a website that creates a HODINKEE … Continue reading

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OMEGA Aqua Terra 41mm: Review

Rolex is OMEGA’s alpha. Rolex has more money, prestige and fame than its crosstown rival. The OMEGA Aqua Terra will never receive the kudos heaped on the similarly-priced, “entry level” Rolex Explorer or Oyster Perpetual. So what? There are lots … Continue reading

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New 007 OMEGA: Ugly?

I’ve just wrapped-up my review of the steel-on-steel OMEGA Aqua Terra 41. It’s a babe. The new OMEGA 007? Not so much. Not at all? Don’t ask the mainstream media. They’re too busy pimping the Emperor’s new timepiece, maintaining their … Continue reading

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Affordable Royal Oak Alternatives

My man Franz did an excellent job tracing the genesis of the deeply desirable Audemars Piguet Royal Oak (click here for the 411). Securing an example for your collection isn’t a lot of laughs – especially if there isn’t a … Continue reading

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Best Watch for A Suit?

The best watch for a suit is . . . any watch you like. Who cares what watch snobs think? If James Bond can glower at someone questioning his horological taste, so can you. (Note: U.S. License to Kill valid … Continue reading

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$74.99 Audemars Piguet Royal Oak

You know the expression “it’s the exception that proves the rule”? It doesn’t mean the exception proves the rule. It was coined when the word “prove” meant “test.” So the exception shows you that the rule holds. My rule: one … Continue reading

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OMEGA Olympic Games 2018: Review

The watch above is not the Omega Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Edition. For their most recent horological salute to “amateur” athletics, OMEGA gussied-up the full-sized Seamaster’s dial with laser engraving, slapped a semi-transparent Olympic logo on the back and called … Continue reading

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