Women’s Watch Wednesday – The 2021 Editions of The Patek Philippe Twenty~4 Automatic

10/02/2021 9:05 am Women’s Watch Wednesday – The 2021 Editions of The Patek Philippe Twenty~4 Automatic Patek Philippe introduces two new automatic models in its recently revamped Twenty~4 women’s collection. In 2018, Patek Philippe overhauled its Twenty~4 collection from head to toe. Introducing 36mm round cases to sit alongside its rectangular-shaped siblings, the feature that thrilled many of us was the inclusion of a mechanical movement. More in line with Patek’s […] Monochrome Watches | An Online Magazine Dedicated To Fine Watches Stories from the world of fine watchmaking, told…

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Introducing – The New Longines Avigation BigEye Titanium

09/02/2021 7:05 pm Introducing – The New Longines Avigation BigEye Titanium The Avigation BigEye is one of those great Heritage Longines watches that pay tribute to the rich aviation past of the brand. Launched in 2017 in steel with a black dial, it was modelled after an elusive 1930s watch with quite a resemblance with some glorious post-WWII pilot’s chronograph too. Also, as indicated by its name, […] Monochrome Watches | An Online Magazine Dedicated To Fine Watches Stories from the world of fine watchmaking, told by passionate experts. Monochrome Watches…

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Interview – Wilhelm Schmid, 10 Year at the Helm at A. Lange & Söhne

09/02/2021 1:27 pm Interview – Wilhelm Schmid, 10 Year at the Helm at A. Lange & Söhne Wilhelm Schmid has been ten years with the brand that ‘never stands still’. After a career at BMW, among others in South Africa, he arrived in Glashütte to be the new CEO at A. Lange & Söhne, the pinnacle of German watchmaking. With a background in sales and a strong passion for mechanics, it seemed like a match made in heaven. Wilhelm Schmid’s past ten years at Lange were during a pretty turbulent…

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Hands-on – Seiko Prospex Diver’s 55th Anniversary SLA043J1 and SPB183J1

09/02/2021 9:05 am Hands-on – Seiko Prospex Diver’s 55th Anniversary SLA043J1 and SPB183J1 In March 2020, Seiko celebrated the 55th anniversary of its first dive watch. Accustomed as we are to seeing new models pop up to celebrate even the most insignificant of occasions in Swiss watchmaking, the year 1965 marked a truly important milestone at Seiko. In 1965, Seiko took the plunge and developed Japan’s first dive […] Monochrome Watches | An Online Magazine Dedicated To Fine Watches Stories from the world of fine watchmaking, told by passionate experts.…

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Introducing – The New Longines Silver Arrow

08/02/2021 7:05 pm Introducing – The New Longines Silver Arrow With a continuous production of almost 200 years (founded 1832), Longines is one of the Swiss watch brands with the richest history. No wonder by its Heritage collection is filled with some of the coolest vintage-inspired watches currently on the market. The brand is a specialist of the genre, bringing retro-styled watches with modern features […] Monochrome Watches | An Online Magazine Dedicated To Fine Watches Stories from the world of fine watchmaking, told by passionate experts. Monochrome Watches brings…

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News – Bell & Ross Announces Its Partnership with the “Patrouille de France”

02/02/2021 4:40 pm News – Bell & Ross Announces Its Partnership with the “Patrouille de France” It is no secret that Bell & Ross has a long history of military-inspired watches. From the earliest days of the brand, Belamich and Rosillo have made clear that pilots and their instruments were the foundation of the design behind most B&R models – such as the iconic BR 01. So much that these watches […] Monochrome Watches | An Online Magazine Dedicated To Fine Watches Stories from the world of fine watchmaking, told…

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Interview – In Conversation with Antoine Pin, Managing Director of the Bvlgari Watch Division

02/02/2021 12:10 pm Interview – In Conversation with Antoine Pin, Managing Director of the Bvlgari Watch Division 2021 has kicked off with challenges for the industry, in a rather difficult context, but also important news. Indeed, the LVMH Watch Week 2021 was the opportunity for the brands under the French luxury powerhouse to unveil some of their novelties. It was also the perfect occasion for MONOCHROME to interview Antoine Pin, Managing Director […] Monochrome Watches | An Online Magazine Dedicated To Fine Watches Stories from the world of fine watchmaking,…

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Introducing – Objest Hach V Automatic, A PETA-Approved Vegan Watch Launching on Kickstarter

02/02/2021 9:10 am Introducing – Objest Hach V Automatic, A PETA-Approved Vegan Watch Launching on Kickstarter Objest is a young brand of a few years from designer Jared Mankelow, who focuses on simple, contemporary aesthetics and animal welfare. Based in London, the brand sticks with a consistent design language that makes the watches easily recognizable and the latest Hach V is no exception. Just compare an early Objest automatic we looked […] Monochrome Watches | An Online Magazine Dedicated To Fine Watches Stories from the world of fine watchmaking, told…

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Hands-on – The Bronze Oris Carl Brashear Calibre 401 Limited Edition

01/02/2021 7:10 pm Hands-on – The Bronze Oris Carl Brashear Calibre 401 Limited Edition The connection between Oris and the Carl Brashear Foundation isn’t new. It all started in 2016, when the brand introduced its first-ever bronze watch, which also marked the beginning of a long-term relationship between the Swiss brand and the American Foundation. This watch, based on the handsome Divers Sixty Five vintage-inspired model, will draw the […] Monochrome Watches | An Online Magazine Dedicated To Fine Watches Stories from the world of fine watchmaking, told by passionate…

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Interview – Julien Tornare, CEO of Zenith, On 2020’s Challenges, Strategy for 2021, CPO and Chronomaster Sport

01/02/2021 1:45 pm Interview – Julien Tornare, CEO of Zenith, On 2020’s Challenges, Strategy for 2021, CPO and Chronomaster Sport During the digital version of LVMH Watch Week, Bvlgari, Hublot and Zenith presented some of their novelties for 2021. It was also an opportunity for MONOCHROME to interview Julien Tornare, the CEO of Zenith, to find out how the brand has navigated 2020 and to take a look at the brand’s strategy for 2021. Xavier […] Monochrome Watches | An Online Magazine Dedicated To Fine Watches Stories from the world…

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