It’s high time that we retro-styled hipsters ease our Cinderella-sizing mandate that a large watch ought to be 38mm and small one 36mm, and we best start realizing that it is we, the fey and precious purveyors of underdog elitism, who are too small for most modern mechanical watches.
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Green dials. That’s all anyone can talk about after Watches and Wonders 2021. Yes, dials are important. Small differences can make a big difference in the market for a watch because the dial is the first thing that you see. But ultimately, dial color choices are about fashion. Green is now the new blue which was the new black which was the new white.
The Skinny 40mm 100m / 10bar Water Resistance Oris In-House Cal 401 automatic winding movement with 5-day power reserve and small seconds $4200 A Symbol of Hope Billed as a “Symbol of Hope,” Oris has dedicated this watch to the incredible African-American Navy Master Diver Carl Brashear. As the first person of color to become… Read more »
The original Zenith Defy was a robust sports watch released in the horologically significant year of 1969. Released three years before the Royal Oak, the original Defy line consisted of octagonal and tonneau shaped cases with colorful dials and integrated bracelets.
The Calibre 400 is not the first of Oris’ in-house modern movements, but it is their first work-horse automatic winding movement of the modern era. Designed from the ground-up according to Oris’ value-focused ethos, this movement is highly efficient, packs a 5-day power reserve, is robustly anti-magnetic, and happens to look a bit like the… Read more »