Men's Watches

Men's Watches

The TAG Heuer Monaco: The Ultimate Guide

Its square case is instantly recognisable, its name will forever be associated with one of the Kings of Cool – Steve McQueen – and it certainly doesn’t look 50 years old. The...

The Ultimate Guide To The Rolex Submariner

It is instantly recognisable, ridiculously robust and versatile enough to wear with everything from joggers to dinner jackets. It is the watch every man wishes was in his wardrobe as well as...

5 Ways To Spot A Fake Watch

Fake watches are big business. The replica watch market is estimated at around $1bn a year - roughly a twentieth of the legitimate Swiss watch industry. According to some reports, as many...

The Ultimate Guide To The IWC Portugieser

Things weren’t looking so great for the watch industry at the beginning of the 1930s. The export business declined dramatically between 1929-1932 thanks to the devastating effects of the Great Depression. For...

The Tudor Pelagos Ultimate Guide

It’s the diving watch that nobody can get enough of. No, not the Tudor Pelagos, which is the watch we’re actually here to talk about – rather, the Heritage Black Bay. Whether...

The Omega Seamaster 300 Ultimate Guide

“The colour blue really suited Pierce,” recalls Oscar-winning costume designer Lindy Hemming. “I was dressing him in lots of blue shirts and the blue bezel and dial of the Omega Seamaster matched...

The Best Watches Under £200 You Can Buy In 2021

There’s a longstanding belief that watches under £200 are sub-par. It’s simply not true. While Swiss timepieces boast painstaking craftsmanship - and with it, painful price tags - affordable tickers shouldn’t be...

The Ultimate Guide To The Breitling Navitimer

Breitling – a brand synonymous with aircraft and flight. And for good reason. Before it made itself an essential piece of a pilot’s toolbox, it made dashboard clocks for planes and military...

Tourbillon Watches: An Expert Guide

Do you wear a modern mechanical wristwatch? If so, your pride and joy probably benefits from a clear caseback, perfect for answering those detractors arguing that the words ‘modern’ and ‘mechanical wristwatch’...

A Complete Guide To The Rolex GMT-Master II

As with the waterproof watch, the self-winding watch, the watch with date function, the chronometer-certified watch, you name it, one watchmaker was there first: Rolex. And when it came to the world...

10 Of The Best Watches Under £10,000

You’ve scrimped, you’ve saved, you've sold your grandma and now you’ve got a sizeable amount to spend on a watch. Bearing in mind this is the kind of money you could splurge...

The Best Men's Watches Under £1000

“You get what you pay for,” is always used to justify spending more. Whether it’s cars, meals or winter coats, there is an inherent belief that the more noughts on the price...

Types Of Watches: Which One Is Right For You?

Watch jargon can be confusing, especially when all you want to do is find something that suits your own personal style, doesn’t completely rinse your savings account and isn’t so prone to...

The Ultimate Guide To The Rolex Oyster Perpetual

Almost defiantly simplistic, the Rolex Oyster Perpetual could be seen as the purest distillation of everything the brand's founder Hans Wilsdorf wanted to achieve – the creation of the definitive Swiss-made wristwatch....

The Ultimate Guide To The Rolex Daytona

Few watches have attracted a mythology like that of the Rolex Cosmograph Daytona. Named for a city in Florida known as the capital of speed, it is arguably more famous than the...

Chronograph Watches: An Expert's Guide

Considering they're basically jumped-up stopwatches, timepieces with a chronograph function definitely have something about them. Perhaps it's the fact they've been integral to the history of automotive sport, aviation and space travel....

Android Watches: The Best Wear OS Watches You Can Buy In 2021

Android Wear had a shaky start in the smartwatch game, with watches coming up short against competitors like Apple, Fitbit and Samsung in size, style, and spec. But a recent re-branding to...

The Best Watch Winders You Can Buy In 2021

There once was a time when a gentleman’s daily ritual involved the winding of his watch. Whether in the morning before leaving for work or in the evening after removing it for...

The Best Watches Under £500 You Can Buy In 2021

Generally speaking, a decent watch costs a lot more than the clothes on your back. Sure, £500 is a considerable sum to drop on your wrist, and while that budget could deck...

A Beginner’s Guide To Watch Complications

Buying a watch is a complicated business. And that's not a reference to the bewildering array of styles and price points on offer. Because in the world of timepieces, complication means something...

This Is What Women Really Think Of Men’s Watches

Like sports cars and skyscrapers, big-dick watches are sometimes thought to suggest a man has shortcomings elsewhere. If you’re wearing jewel-encrusted, 46mm monster on your wrist, then it might raise eyebrows for...

What Is A Tachymeter Watch And How Do You Use It?

You'd be forgiven for thinking that it's only in the last 10 years that watches got smart. Calorie tracking, GPS, wifi-enabled poo emojis... it's been a period of rapid wristed development. But...

The Best Military Watches To Buy In 2021

“War, huh, good god. What is it good for?” once asked Edwin Starr. Well, watches for a start, Edwin. Conflict has long been an accelerator of technology and timepieces are no different....

The Best Quartz Watches For Men 2021

Those who were working in the watch industry in the winter of 1969 probably remember December 25 with a shudder of fear. It was on that day Seiko unveiled its Astron –...

The Best Smartwatches To Buy In 2021

The future of watches or a gimmick? Stylish, or not so? Smartwatches have been the biggest disruptor in the timepiece business ever since the first Apple watch was released in 2015. But,...

7 Swiss Watches That Are Better Bought Second-Hand

So you're thinking of buying a brand new Swiss watch? Kudos to you. We can only assume you've recently come into a hefty sum of cash (we're not here to ask how)....

10 Hipster Watch Brands You Need to Know

At face value, the world of watches is dominated by a handful of companies. The banner brands are household names; Rolex is nestled alongside Lexus and Hyundai in Forbes’ list of the...

A Guide To Common Watch Repairs

A bit like death and taxes, one of life’s other inevitabilities is that your watch will one day need to be serviced. If you’re not a door man, or you don’t have some...

The Beginner’s Guide To Mechanical Watches

There comes a time in everyone’s life when that trusty Swatch you’ve had since you were 15 just doesn’t quite cut it any more. However, the leap from quartz to mechanical can...

The Best Men’s Watches Under £5,000

Once you've dipped your wrist in the world of watches, it can get moreish. Maybe you’ve already saved for your first mechanical watch, or bought something stylish in quartz that you’ve had...
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