Category: News

07 Sep

Omega De Ville Trésor – A Touch Of Nostalgia

A touch of nostalgia, free of patina or wear by Angus Davies, www.escapementmagazine.com   Friends and family often refer to me as a “character”. They employ this adjective with a fusion of humour, affection and bewilderment. Some may categorise my persona as weird or obsessive and, to be honest, I…
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16 Jun

The AVI-8 Hawker Hurricane 4011-01 review

About The Brand AVI-8 is a relatively new brand selling budget watches aimed at the aviation enthusiast. The humble pilots watch has always had a big following amongst collectors and it makes sense for any new company to concentrate on what it knows is a successful niche in the market.…
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10 Jun

Jaeger-Le Coultre Grande Reverso Ultra Thin 1931

A brown chocolatey horological delicacy My two biggest passions in life are food and haute horlogerie with its new Grande Reverso Ultra Thin 1931, Jaeger-LeCoultre has produced a mouthwatering delicacy which encourages the potential wearer to savour its refined flavour. The dial is a rich shade of chocolate brown and…
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02 Jun

7 Celebrities Endorsing Fine Men’s Watches

Receiving a watch endorsement is one of the many privileges of being a celebrity. Whatever the brand may be, seeing a Hollywood star sporting a fine men’s watch can catapult the name to new heights of success, and with celebrity culture dominating the media, it’s hardly surprising why. Luxury watch…
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14 May

The Swatch Group goes Head to Head with Apple

The Swatch Group is one of the largest watch companies on the planet and have recently decided to take action against Apple over the trademark registration of the highly anticipated iWatch.  After an online uproar from Apple enthusiasts, the Swatch Group had to remind them that they have in fact…
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06 May

The HYT H1 Red2 Review

A red revolution   by Angus Davies, www.escapementmagazine.com There are few colours so profoundly suffused with symbolism as red. Heat, danger, passion, love, and speed are just a few words which readily spring to mind when presented with the colour red. HYT, the innovative Swiss haute horlogerie brand, has come…
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16 Apr

Rolex Begins Using a Silicon Syloxi Hairspring

Rolex never fail to amaze and at Baselworld 2014 they were certainly one of the more interesting brands to reveal new technology. While the new Sea-Dweller and Pepsi Bezel GMT-Master II are certainly easy on the eyes, the more innovative announcements were found under the case of their Datejust Pearlmaster…
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