A few weeks ago, we had something I called “Yema Week” which had us featuring two different watches (here and here), and then a third article where we had a hands on review (here). Well, while we aren’t going to have another week of coverage, I did have one more model I wanted to highlight – the Yema Navygraf.
This is my sixth Phoibos watch review and – as with the previous five – I was not disappointed. The Eagle Ray is probably their most popular model and they comes in a few different styles. This is the new Phoibos Eagle Ray 300M Blue dial. They were kind enough to send one out for review and I like what I see.
Hublot’s Big Bang series has long done a lot of heavy lifting for the brand. Launched at a time when multi-material watches – rubber, ceramic, steel, gold – were just coming into vogue, the concept has sustained Hublot for decades.
I’ve been fortunate to handle a variety of different watches from Ball as of late. While I tend to request models that sort of fit into my own personal tastes, sometimes it can be good to get out of that comfort zone, and check out something a little different. That’s the boat I found myself rowing when the Ball Engineer Master ll Diver Worldtime landed on my review desk.
To my eyes, the Liv watches are very recognizable, particularly their Rebel lineup. I first went hands-on with one here, so that may contribute to my recognition of it. With their latest version – the Liv Rebel AR – they’ve made some adjustments and brought things to a more affordable level.
When we’re talking about crowdfunded watches, we’re often telling you once the campaign is underway – and we don’t normally have a chance to go hands-on. Well, today’s review is a bit different as it IS a hands-on review, and it’s for a watch that doesn’t launch until July 28th – the Vesuviate Doppio.
The Chronomaster Aviator Sea Diver looks like something an old-timey pilot would consult on a desert island
I’m deeply in awe of this fascinating watch by Nivada. Based on a design from the 1950s, the Sea Diver chronographs feature the same design as the original set of watches, just in update materials and durability.
It feels like it’s been a good long while since we’ve had a watch brand celebrating a noteworthy milestone. While you may think of Orient as a newer brand, they’ve actually got some roots, marking 1950 as the official start of the company. With that, you know that means there’s a special watch coming, and in this case it’s a reissue – the Orient King Diver.
We’ve been very interested watching the pendulum swing from super-large watch cases over to more compact and restrained designs. Sometimes a smaller watch just fits your wrist better, and is more comfortable – no harm in that. One of the latest to embrace that is the 37mm Hamilton Khaki Navy Scuba Quartz.
Early last year, Zodiac introduced a GMT version of their Super Sea Wolf that was super popular, and quickly sold out. Zodiac knows a good thing when they see it, and they talked with fans about what the next color palette should be. Well, the public has spoken, and now we’re going to be getting a sherbet-inspired Zodiac Super Sea Wolf GMT.