Category: STRUCTURAL – Second Story

How Horology Helps – Monta Noble Pink to Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

How Horology Helps is an ongoing column in support of what we deem to be the most important contributions to social, medical, environmental, and scientific efforts coming from the world of horology. A Personal Connection Back in 2002, I lost my great aunt Aroxie Bedrosian to breast cancer. She was a spinster, living alone in… Read more »

Hands-On Oris Divers Sixty-Five 12-Hour Calibre 400

Oris Divers Sixty-Five Calibre 400 12-hour

The Skinny 40mm 100 meters water resistance Calibre 400 in-house movement with 5-day power reserve and date Date of release: August 2022 Price upon release: $3500 on leather, $3700 on bracelet Oris Going Upmarket What had always made buying an Oris Diver Sixty-Five a no-brainer was its unbeatable price-to-quality ratio (under $2000 upon release in… Read more »

Hands-On The Swatch 34mm Slim Caricia Verde – Bioceramic Explained

Swatch 34mm Slim Caricia Verde

The Skinny 34mm Quartz movement Bioceramic case, silicone rubber strap Year of Release – 2022 $130 What Exactly Is Bioceramic? I’ve heard my fellow watch journalists praise Swatch’s Bioceramic as a meaningfully sustainable material and dismiss it as a fancy word for plastic. As we shall see, both claims are partially correct, though neither was… Read more »

Hands-On anOrdain Model 2 Large Enamel Field Watch

The Skinny Get On The Waiting List Watches are going bonanza in 2022, and even small brands like anOrdain are now putting customers on waiting lists. No one likes this, especially when you’re waiting for some plastic thing made by robots in a factory like The MoonSwatch, or some cheapy from a small-batch microbrand that… Read more »