The 2015 Watch Guide Year In Review2:38 pm
2015 was an eventful year for the world of watches. Whist we sit back and reflect on all that has transpired over the last 12 months, we’ve put together our most read, most loved and the most popular articles of the year in our annual Year in Review of 2015. From the world’s first Horological smartwatch to James Bond’s newest Omega, followed by one of Panerai’s most interesting watches – and a lot more. Here’s our pick of the best just so you know how good this year was for the horological world:
The Bell & Ross Limited Edition Heading Indicator
Extreme engineering and horology showcases itself in this timepiece.
From night time flying to low visibility flying, a pilot must always trust his instruments. And a pilot’s survival often depends on the accuracy and reliability of his analog instruments that help him navigate and enable him to keep track of other critical data…read more
The Oysterflex Bracelet – A first for Rolex
A detailed look into the new Yacht-Master announced by Rolex earlier this year at Baselworld
As the curtains went up at the Rolex event at Baselworld, everyone was thrilled to see the new Yachtmaster. But as excited as people were, they were surprised to see a rubber strap on the new watch. But we should’ve known that the brand itself doesn’t believe in the ordinary, even if it means re-imagining the rubber strap entirely. It’s the…read more
IWC Pilots Special Edition – Le Petit Prince
IWC releases a double chronograph of its most coveted watch – the Petit Prince.
Playing upon the theme of a book you probably read in your childhood, IWC Schaffhausen have crafted a watch that will make you rediscover your inner child again with the Le Petit prince Double Chronograph. “The Little Prince” or “Le Petit Prince” as…read more
Carl F Bucherer Patravi ScubaTec
Carl F. Bucherer pushed engineering and bespoke watchmaking to a new level with the ScubaTec.
For those who like to explore the deep depths of the sea, the Carl F Bucherer Patravi Scubatec is the ultimate dive watch. Known for creating precious watches with stylish and practical features, the Patravi Scubatec is the first professional dive watch ever made by Carl F. Bucherer, the creator of impeccable quality timepieces….read more
TAG HEUER FORMULA 1 MCLAREN SPECIAL EDITION
From the Grand Prix to your wrist: Motor Racing brought alive by TAG Heuer and its new NATO strapped Formula 1.
Men have always been fascinated by speed, time and challenges. The phrase ‘boys and their toys’ is often used to describe the relationship between a man and his favorite machines. And, automobiles are invariably the first passion of many men. These men obsessions are appropriately manifested in the strong connection that the world of…read more
Panerai Luminor 1950 Regatta
Do you know what a Regatta watch is? It’s about time you learnt with this new beauty from Panerai.
One of the most intriguing watches that Panerai has launched in the past decade is the Panerai Luminor 1950 Regatta 3 Days Chrono Flyback Automatic Titanio Watch. The name of this watch is long but it explains the watch rather well. Let’s start with what a regatta is: What in the world is a regatta? A Regatta is a series of yacht…read more
Jaeger LeCoultre Geophysic
A Professional watch with a classical expression, discover the latest Geophysic collection from Jaeger LeCoultre
The Jaeger LeCoultre Geophysic is one of the most iconic and desired watch collections in the world. First introduced in 1958 the first International Geophysical Year where 67 nations collaborated for scientific exploration and research of the most inhospitable parts of the earth. It was also the 125th anniversary of Jaeger LeCoultre and to mark…read more
Time turns flexible with Breitling’s Mesh Bracelet
Comfortable – Iconic and eye-catching. These classic watches will show you why the mesh bracelet always grabs attention
Haven’t we all wanted to own a watch with a comfortable strap that we can wear round the clock? Even though steel bracelet watches look great, the steel makes them heavy to wear around your wrist all day, leaving leather and rubber as your next best options (or so you would presume), which look great but aren’t as airy. Well, there is…read more
The First Swiss Horological Smartwatch from Frederique Constant
Winner of over 17 watch awards, a closer look at the luxury Swiss Smartwatch by Frederique Constant reveals great engineering.
Boot cut jeans, round neck tee (maybe of your favourite superhero), that 7 year old trusted bagpack, and sneakers, maybe slippers – If you wear any of these today rebelliously, feel free to accessorize your outfit with a touchscreen smartwatch. You’re already style-compromised, and the smartwatch can’t do any more damage. But if…read more
Mr. Bond’s Watch is here – The Omega Seamaster Spectre
Bond’s Prized Gadget comes to your wrist for the first time in the exact same avatar as the one in the movie.
There’s no secret that James Bond relies heavily on his prized gadgets in the face of danger. The one that catches the eyeballs the most, is of course his watch. For years, the watch James Bond wears becomes an instant cult, a timepiece worth having. This year, Omega for the first time, is offering the same watch worn by the agent along with…read more
Tissot Skeleton Watch – Every watch collector’s favourite
Skeletons buried in your closet? This is one that you actually want to display.
Probably one of the finest works of horological art, the skeleton watch tells the story of time. Built to reveal the gentle motion of time, the watch has a complicated movement clearly visible through the partially cut dial. Every watch collector’s dream is to buy a skeleton watch but very few fulfill this dream, as the skeleton watch…read more
The Rado Hyperchrome Automatic Chronograph
A legitimate timepiece of modern alchemy
“HyperChrome” may sound a little quaint as the name of a watch. But if you ask me, it is a pretty cool name, since it conveys the strong technical prowess of Rado, who are well-known world over for producing quality ceramic watches. Headquartered in Lengnau, Switzerland they are renowned for creating innovative watches that have…read more
Louis Erard 1931 – Limited Edition
A watch with a vintage spirit from a brand that loves horology
Switzerland is a country of tradition and contrasts. A nation that has seen the birth, rise and fall of small and big watchmakers alike, and because of their rich and skilful tradition of producing the best timepieces in the world, there’s obviously no dearth of quality watchmaking companies. Some live in the shadow of the big boys – recognizable…read more
Features Writer, The Watch Guide
Rahul is a watch and sports lover currently living in New Delhi. Having worked as a journalist and a copywriter previously, he is now thrilled to be a part of a team that loves, lives and breathes wristwatches. After joining Ethos and The Watch Guide team, his interest for the world of horology grew and is now completely and hopelessly hooked on watches.