From the meeting room to the racetrack: TOP 10 sports watches that have made it to the winners podium
Author: Hina Khan - July 31. 2018
“This watch is suitable for any occasion” is a tactical statement that we don’t actually believe in here at CHRONEXT. A man of taste will acquire the correct timepiece that fits to the occasion. However, one also needs a timepiece to go about their daily business. A go-to watch for that meeting, or wrist companion for that day off when you just want to relax. A timepiece which simultaneously caters to your adventurous side that’s been wanting to delve into deep-sea diving or mountain climbing. This is exactly where the versatility of a sports watch comes into play. From the TAG Heuer Aquaracer to the Rolex Submariner, we present to you our lineup of the best sports watches of 2018. But that’s not all - can you guess which sports watch is the best newcomer of 2018?
Small step for man, one giant leap for watchkind - commemorating 49 years of the iconic Omega Moonwatch
Author: Nils Rau - July 26. 2018
July 20 marks the 49th anniversary of one of the most exciting events in the history of mankind: the first manned flight to the moon. This is also an important date for watch lovers, as there was an Omega Speedmaster on the astronauts' wrists. Read on and learn about the history of space watches and the top 5 watches for travel on the Space Shuttle.
Breitling Navitimer 8 vs. Navitimer 1: Does the new vision of the pilot's watch live up to its promise?
Author: John Wallis - July 19. 2018
Robust, precise and designed for maximum performance: Breitling stands for the epitome of pilot watches. In the world of watches, there are things we thought would never change - the Breitling Navitimer is not one of them. What happened to the epitome of the pilot's watch?
CHRONEXT Guide: Professional tips for the Rolex bestseller Datejust
Author: Nils Rau - July 12. 2018
A revolution in the watch industry and a classic that stands for timeless elegance: The Rolex Datejust collection is more versatile than any other. Rolex Datejust 36 vs. Datejust 41, are there other differences besides the size? How do you recognise the latest Rolex caliber? From Oyster to Jubilée, from Yellow Gold to Everose - get to know three Rolex Datejust models in comparison!
It's not all about the World Cup: Wimbledon 2018 - watches of tennis stars Federer, Williams & more!
Author: John Wallis - July 10. 2018
Roger Federer loves a good Rolex, and Rafa's crazy about Richard Mille. Who cares about winning the game - we're here for the players with the best watches. With exquisite timepieces such as the GMT-Master II and the Yachtmaster, It is no wonder that the best only wear the best.
How to look good: Top 10 summer getaways to sport your luxury watch
Author: John Wallis - July 04. 2018
Embrace the enchanting beauty of Mauritius with an Omega Seamaster on your wrist, or sample the vineyards of South Africa with an IWC Portugieser. Here’s how to look good this summer with our top 10 dream destinations and the perfect watches to go with them.
CHRONEXT Price Index: Why investing in an Omega Seamaster is worthwhile
Author: Nils Rau - June 29. 2018
The Omega Seamaster collection is one of the best-known series from the Swiss luxury watch manufacturer. Whether Seamaster as a three hand watch or a chronograph, Planet Ocean, Quartz model or Limited Edition: the quality of workmanship and reliability are beyond all doubt. But do the Seamaster models fare well when it comes to value retention?
From Jay-Z to Brad Pitt: Here are the top five celebrity watch collectors you should know about
Author: John Wallis - June 27. 2018
Have you ever wondered what timepieces the stars are wearing? Does Brad Pitt have the same taste as you? What does David Beckham wear when he's at home? Who has the best watches of all? You're not alone. Celebrity watch collectors are a hot topic in the industry, and here we showcase some epic examples.
Half year ranking 2018: Here are our 10 best selling luxury watches
Author: Nils Rau - June 22. 2018
The first half of the year is almost over. We have taken a look at our top sellers and are about to reveal the most lucrative watch models of the first half of the year. Has Rolex finally made its way back to the number one position? Which popular brand has made it on the list for the first time in CHRONEXT history? Read on to find out more.
Hands-On with the Tudor Black Bay GMT
Author: Nils Rau - June 18. 2018
The Tudor Black Bay GMT was without a doubt one of the shining stars at Baselworld 2018, many even believe that the new luxury watch from Tudor may be the better Pepsi-Rolex. With the first models starting to be delivered - we take a closer look at the Tudor Black Bay GMT. Does the diver's watch keep its promises? We know the answer.
Part 1: How to start your watch collection
Author: Tom Mulraney, Monochrome-Watches - June 15. 2018
Buying your first luxury watch is a big step for most people as it usually represents the first time they are making a substantial financial outlay on something that is not a car or house deposit. Plus it can take some time to get comfortable with the idea of spending that much money on something like a watch. If you are asking yourself how to start - we got you covered!
From Jay Z to Jordan Belfort: Here are the 9 types of men who wear luxury watches
Author: John Wallis - June 07. 2018
Can you tell a second-hand car dealer from a stockbroker just by what’s on his wrist? Starting out your career and want to know what the ultimate Wall Street starter watch is? Exactly who are the kind of people most likely to be seen sporting watches such as the Rolex Submariner or an extravagant Patek Philippe? We know you’re eager to find out so we’ve compiled the perfect guide to answer your questions.
CHRONEXT Price Index: Can the value of a Rolex Daytona double?
Author: Nils Rau - June 07. 2018
Is it really possible to make money with the watch on your wrist? We took a deep dive into our figures and have the found answer: It works! The value of the Rolex Daytona has almost doubled in the last three years. Read on and find out what the prospects are for the next few years and whether it is worth getting started now.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Who cares about winners or losers? It's all about the wrists of Lingard, Messi and Neymar and their luxury watches!
Author: Hina Khan - June 05. 2018
It’s that time where the quadrennial international football tournament will grace our screens once again. Have you ever wondered what your favourite football superstars flash on their wrists? Elite athletes have no time for second best, this proves true even to the the watches they wear. Rolex Daytona? Hublot Big Bang? No big deal. Discover many more exquisite timepieces worn by football players who will be representing their home countries in this years Fifa World Cup!
The Milgauss vs The Ingenieur: Battle of the Anti-Magnets
Author: John Wallis - May 17. 2018
Facing off are the Rolex Milgauss vs the IWC Ingeniuer: Which model will stand stronger in the face of magnetism? Will it be the Rolex Milgauss with its innovative Parachrom blue hairspring or the IWC Ingenieur with a reformation of the escapement, balance wheel, and overall unyielding engineering focused design? Read on to find out which one we believe to be the ultimate topper.
Power Reserve Watches: All You Need To Know
Author: John Wallis - May 08. 2018
The true heart of any watch is the power that drives it - without which it stops dead. From Rolex to A. Lange & Söhne, we have summarised all the technical details that you need to know about power reserves and featured some of our favourite watches such as the Tudor North Flag and the IWC Big Pilot's Top Gun. Here's what you need to know about power reserves.
Battle of the diving watches: Rolex Submariner vs. Omega Seamaster
Author: Nils Rau - April 26. 2018
Diving watches are among the most popular luxury watches: Both the Rolex Submariner and the Omega Seamaster have been legendary icons since the 1950s. But which of the two automatic watches is the best diving watch? We put the two models head-to-head to determine a winner. What did we conclude? Find out more here!
Battle of the racing watches: Rolex Daytona vs TAG Heuer Monaco
Author: John Wallis - April 19. 2018
The Monaco and the Cosmograph Daytona are giants in the history of racing watches, considered by most to be two of the all-time greatest. But which one deserves to be crowned King? Read on for our verdict.
Most Wanted: Baselworld Novelties 2018 - Which luxury watches have the longest waiting lists?
Author: Nils Rau - April 17. 2018
Baselworld 2018 is over and, as every year, the waiting lists for new products at the fair are long. Rolex has unquestionably introduced the most sought-after watches, first and foremost the Rolex GMT-Master II "Pepsi" - but demand for the new models is hardly less strong among Omega, Nomos, TAG Heuer, Tudor, and many other manufacturers. Numerous Basel watches are already in demand at CHRONEXT. We have selected the six most coveted luxury watches from this year's Baselworld for you. Find out more here!
Round 1: Battle of the pilot’s watches - Rolex GMT-Master vs Breitling Navitimer
Author: Caroline Metz - April 13. 2018
Showdown: We let two icons of aviation compete - Rolex GMT-Master vs Breitling Navitimer! Which collection will earn the title of the most coveted pilot's watch?
Baselworld’s Biggest Shockers
Author: Murray Clark - April 09. 2018
The horological greats show at Baselworld every March like clockwork. And the industry, keen to see the big reveal, have been kept waiting for the best part of a year. From the extravagant Rolex “Rainbow” Daytona to the thinnest tourbillon in the world by Bulgari: Read and discover as we unravel the 8 watches that come with the ultimate shock factor over the past years!
Rolex Submariner, Omega Seamaster and Beyond: We Dive Into The Top 10 Greatest Water Watches of All Time
Author: John Wallis - April 06. 2018
Which watch survives a dive into 20,000 Feet? Want to learn more about the Rolex Sea-Dweller Deepsea: the most water resistant luxurious diving watch? Read on as we explore some of the greatest water sport and diving watches that drove technological and aesthetic innovation and jump into our TOP TEN list.
Oris surprises with bronze, stainless steel and Limited Editions
Author: Nils Rau - April 04. 2018
Oris presented many new watches at Baselworld 2018. The Swiss watch manufacturer is also following the current trend, as the Oris Divers Sixty-Five Carl Brashear Chronograph Limited Edition is another impressive bronze watch. That's not all: Oris' steel watches also surprised us at this year's fair.
Porsche Design at Baselworld 2018: From the race track to the wrist
Author: Nils Rau - April 03. 2018
The German manufacturer Porsche Design presented many new models at Baselworld 2018. We were able to experience the watches live, and are absolutely thrilled. Whilst the name Porsche is primarily associated with legendary sports cars, Porsche Design goes back over 40 years of history. No wonder, the manufacturer has an impressive know-how.
Glashütte Original Targets Younger Customers at a Baselworld of Refreshed Designs
Author: John Wallis - March 29. 2018
Armed with trendy vintage novelties and updated versions of its best watches, boutique brand of the hour Glashütte Original came to Baselworld 2018 determined to woo less traditional and conservative demographics than its usual clientele. We bring you all the gory details.
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