Watch my Watch…

By Gaurav Gujar

Many words of wisdom have been written about the essence of time, from poignant words to funny memes, many minds have tried to understand time, and said some bewitching words about it. Time is a concept we all understand because we all run to it; whether we like it or not, so from thinking about the concept of time to wearing a watch find out more in Watch my Watch

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Some renowned internationally and regionally regarded giants have written and spoken with real clarity and intelligence when it comes to the concept of time. Some have also made us laugh out loud. A good quote, after all, can literally open our minds to a simple or complex idea.

A man’s got two shots for jewellery: a wedding ring and a watch. The watch is a lot easier to get on and off than a wedding ring

– John Mayer; American songwriter

“Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.”

– Theophrastus; philosopher

“A gentleman’s choice of timepiece says as much about him as does his Savile row suit”

– Ian Fleming; writer

“Time is endless in thy hands, my lord. There is none to count thy minutes”

– Rabindranath Tagore; philosopher

For so many of us, one of the most respected feared and loved phenomena in the universe is time. Indeed it may well give a sense of pride and strength to wrap it around your wrist, feeling that it’s completely yours to cherish.

When we keep checking the time, shouldn’t it be on something drop-dead gorgeous to look at? A magnificent watch after all is a beautiful thing. Some watches tell you the time and some watches, tell you the time the date and even the weather.

Whether you choose your timepiece as an accessory or a fashion statement, or you choose it as a shadow of your personality or even as a symbol of success; ultimately it is because you love it. For each individual, owning and wearing a watch has a different meaning and purpose to it. Tick……tock…..tick…..tock……this simple sound of clicking (mainly in silence), accompanies us whatever the time or place. Time is of course, always with us.

Over the years, watches have seen an evolution in unexpected ways, surprising us and redefining the art of watch-making. From analogue to mechanical, to solar via kinetic and even quartz watches, choosing an automatic to digital watch or even a smart-watch, individuals have such a big platter to choose from.

Alongside styles like chronograph, diving, military, pilot, aviator and smart-watches the choice of styling is immense. Men or women, any classic or a contemporary timepiece on the wrist may well give an interesting insight into the wears personality.

Below see a small selection of the latest arrivals and designs from a few renowned brands.

Hamilton‘s new Khaki Navy Frogman is launched with a modern crown shape and trendy green strap for more impactful aesthetics. The new navy frogman has a Nivachron anti-magnetic hairspring improving performance and longevity when exposed to magnetic fields.

Rado is happy to extend its popular True Thinline X Great gardens of the world collection with ‘The four seasons’; 4 new models are offered as a set with a collector’s box. The rose, snowflake white, olive green and sunshine yellow represent spring, winter, autumn and summer respectively. Rado’s R420 quartz movement and high-tech ceramics makes the timepiece truly reliable.

OMEGA‘s collaboration with Swatch for a playful take on the iconic Speedmaster chronograph blends the luxury and street style like never before. Donning an asymmetrical case with its famous tachymeter scale along with unique Speedmaster subdials; a timepiece that truly takes your breath away.

Check out the latest styles from Hamiltons available here.

Do check out the splendid creation from Rado here.

Check out the BIOCERAMIC MoonSwatch here.

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