When it comes to buying chronograph watches for men, the first thing you need to ask is “Why am I buying one?” There are many potential reasons: chronographs are sophisticated and smart looking, they are solid timing devices, or maybe you just want to channel your inner astronaut. Whatever the reason for buying your chronograph, […]
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Have you heard about bridal jewellery for rent? It may sound tasteless but it’s every bride’s dream to be draped in fabulous jewels on their wedding day – and these accessories can come with a hefty price tag. Many brides simply can’t afford to spend a fortune on jewellery for their special day – they […]
Buying second hand luxury watches is a great way to save money compared to purchasing a brand new luxury watch, and although trends and fashion change all the time, a classic or luxury watch is timeless. Purchasing an older luxury watch means that you are buying quality. A classic design is timeless and will always […]
You may never have considered the history of Swiss watch making, but ask yourself this – why do most people most consider a Swiss watch to be the pinnacle of horological achievements? Indeed the term “Swiss watch” is synonymous with “luxury brand watch” in most people’s minds. Switzerland isn’t a particularly large country, so how […]
In days of old, how much to spend on an engagement ring was easily answered: the equivalent to the man’s monthly salary. Back in 1950 the average full-time weekly salary was around £7*, so spending £28 on an engagement ring sounds very attractive. But if we take into account inflation, that monthly salary was nearer […]
Women’s luxury watches have long played second fiddle to men’s luxury watches, but nowadays this has changed. There is a new generation of female watch aficionados who want to own an expensive luxury watch, and also have the independent means to buy one.
You may have heard of digital vs analog watches, but if you’re still a little hazy about the difference, this article will explain everything.
Everyone knows a Rolex watch is expensive and that many wealthy people sport one, but is that because they value the craftsmanship of the piece or because they want to flaunt their wealth? Either way, do opportunist thieves give two hoots? Is it actually safe to wear a Rolex watch nowadays?
When it comes to the world of celebrity watches, it’s fascinating to realise that top watch brands promote their brand by “partnering” with famous celebs. Whether the average man decides to purchase an Omega watch simply because George Clooney wears one, or a TAG Heuer because Leonardo DiCarprio loves the brand, is hard to tell. […]
There is a huge range of watches for boys, but if you want to purchase something for your nephew who’s 4 or for your son who’s 16, you’ll need to consider completely different watches.