BLANCPAIN Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe SEDNA® GOLD in BLUE

It’s bling but not quite as you know it! Blancpain is offering all the luster of gold but with all durability that one would expect to find on a high-quality Swiss diver. This is the new Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Sedna® Gold, a watch crafted from Sedna® gold – a gold, copper and palladium alloy with all the looks of red gold but with added durability. The Bathyscaphe is one of Blancpain’s old school diver’s watches, it was reissued in 2013 as modern interpretation as a celebration of the 60th anniversary…

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SEIKO Prospex Sumo SBDC113

Here’s a newish Prospex ref. that I had intended to post a few weeks ago, but (allow me to quickly clear my throat) somehow I forgot. :-/ The Sumo fans among you might well have seen the glitzy new GINZA Sumo – well this is a return normality, not a hint of gold anywhere. Rather this new Sumo draws attention to itself with an ocean blue dial and bezel plus a bold pop of lime / acid green which has been used for its seconds indicator as well as it…

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GLASHÜTTE ORIGINAL SeaQ 39.5MM BLUE

Glashütte Original has expanded its SeaQ diver’s line to include a new 39.5mm variant in blue. The SeaQ family currently offers models in two case sizes; the SeaQ 1969 and SeaQ in 39.5mm and the SeaQ Panorama Date in 43.2mm. The latter debuted in blue with a big date. Today you can get that same lovely galvanic blue sunray finished dial in the more modestly sized 39.5mm case with a small date. The case thickness, btw is 12.15mm. Like that model, this new SeaQ’s intense blue dial is accompanied by…

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TAG HEUER Aquaracer TORTOISESHELL-Effect CAL. 5 Auto in BLACK

TAG Heuer has released a trio of new Aquaracers for the summer. These include a KHAKI Quartz as well as a Cal. 5 powered duo with a unique tortoiseshell patterned diver’s bezel which will be available from next month (August). Introducing the new Aquaracer 43mm Tortoiseshell-Effect Caliber 5 Automatic Black, perhaps inspired by the sunset reflecting off the ocean waves or hairbrush/comb? TAG Heuer seems to have at least has come up with something unique with its tortoiseshell effect which was created using an innovative resin technique. The dark and…

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TAG HEUER Aquaracer TORTOISE SHELL Effect CAL. 5 Auto in BLUE

TAG Heuer has released a trio of new Aquaracers for the summer. These include a KHAKI Quartz as well as a Cal. 5 powered duo with a unique tortoiseshell-effect diver’s bezel which will be available from next month (August). Introducing the new Aquaracer 43mm Tortoiseshell-Effect Caliber 5 Automatic Blue, which is said to be inspired by the sunlight reflecting off the ocean waves! TAG Heuer seems to have at least come up with something unique with its tortoiseshell effect which was created using an innovative resin technique. The dark and…

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TAG HEUER Aquaracer 43mm KHAKI Animation QUARTZ

TAG Heuer has released a trio of new Aquaracers for the summer. The first diver, which has actually already been available since June, is this ruggedly handsome olive-green khaki variant, while the following two models which will be available from August, boast a unique tortoiseshell pattern on their diver’s bezel inlays. Introducing the Aquaracer 43mm Khaki Animation Special Edition watch with its combination of a sturdy khaki green fabric and sleek anthracite sunray brushed dial. The trendy olive-green color can be found on watch’s aluminum unidirectional rotating bezel, for the…

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OMEGA Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon ALINGHI

I never thought I’d see the day that I’d get to post a Speedy here let alone, a Dark Side of the Moon edition! Here’s a new one that given its association with the famous ALINGHI yacht racing team, shouldn’t be opposed to getting a bit wet. The partnership between OMEGA and ALINGHI has thrown us a bit of curveball by employing the Speedmaster. For instance when ALINGHI partnered with HUBLOT, their team watch was based on the 4000m water-resistant Oceanographic. There are so many great choices that could have…

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ZODIAC Super Sea Wolf GMT Automatic Limited Edition

Something new from Zodiac this ways comes – and as quickly as it comes, it’s gone! When Zodiac releases a Limited Edition diver, it very rarely sits around gathering dust, so unfortunately this is already SOLD OUT. But that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t take a quick look at what might have been and discover the latest of a growing trend for GMT divers. Introducing Zodiac’s new Super Sea Wolf GMT Automatic LE, the evolution of a watch that was originally created back in 1966, when England won the World Cup.…

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LINDE WERDELIN Oktopus MOONLITE

LW’s Oktopus MOONLITE is back, and this time it’s . . . just as beautiful as ever thanks to its aerospace-grade ALW case and stunning photorealistic moonphase. The new Oktopus MoonLite is only the third series of timepieces from LW to make use of ALW AKA Alloy Linde Werdelin for its entire case since the OG MoonLite was initially released in 2014. ALW, btw is a unique material created for aerospace and Formula 1 but repurposed by Linde Werdelin for the entire case of the Oktopus MoonLite. LW uses colorless…

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ULYSSE NARDIN & OCEARCH [shark conservation]

Ulysse Nardin has well and truly got its teeth stuck into shark conservation with its latest partnership. The Swiss brand has dived headfirst into shark research with the leading scientific shark conservation non-profit OCEARCH. UN plan to continue their commitment to supporting marine research by teaming up with Ocearch, a data and scientific driven organization that works collaboratively with researchers and educational institutions to better understand the movement and habits of sharks. With UN’s deep ocean roots, which are often symbolized by majestic shark icons on their diver’s models, it…

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