Watches that track more than just the date.
With the chaos of the holiday season only just behind us, it can leave one scrambling to remember what day of the week it is and pausing just a bit too long when writing down the year. With
Model numbers: those sometimes short and sometimes long string of numbers and letters associated with every watch must serve some purpose. Each watchmaker has their own style, Rolex uses 4-6 digits, Grand Seiko uses 4 letters followed by 3 numbers, and Omega uses 14 digits
This Article is part of a series written by editors of Hodinkee.com. This Article was written by: Mark Kauzlarich
What started out as practical waterproofing has turned into brands trying to outdo each other at every turn
A lot of people probably take for granted a nice
Two independent standards for watchmaking accuracy.
There is a well-founded expectation that your watch should be accurate. After all, the main reason these instruments exist is to tell us what time it is, not what time it isn’t. Mechanical watches' accuracy can depend on how well
In-Depth: Getting To The Bottom Of The Omega Ploprof
How the cult classic dive watch went under and then resurfaced decades later.
Originally published by Cole Pennington on HODINKEE, October 27th 2020
David Stevens started his diving career wearing an entry-level Seiko, but as the work he was
A Week On The Wrist: The Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch 'Master Chronometer' With Co-Axial Caliber 3861
With its first new motor in decades, the venerable Moonwatch is ready to rocket.
Originally published by Jack Forster on HODINKEE, February 17th 2021
Winds Of Change: The Speedmaster 'Master Chronometer'
A Week On The Wrist: The Omega Seamaster Diver 300M
White is the new blue.
Originally published by Cole Pennington on HODINKEE, April 13th 2020
The Omega Seamaster Diver 300M, in one form or another, has been around since 1993. But of all the various iterations over the
Watching Movies: Natalie Portman Returns From Outer Space With The Perfect Omega Watch In 'Lucy In The Sky'
And Jon Hamm wears a Speedy in our watch-related movie of the week.
Originally published by Danny Milton on HODINKEE, July 23rd 2021
Lucy in the Sky (2019) has) a 21%
In-Depth: Comparing Moonwatches: Hesalite Versus Sapphire
We make this choice not because it is easy, but because it is hard!
Originally published by Cole Pennington on HODINKEE, January 17th 2020
In 1957, Omega created the Speedmaster. The watch was initially introduced as a racing chronograph, but it famously
Watch Of The Week: On Greatness In Watchmaking, And The Omega '1894'
A quiet rebuke to the hype watch and the horse it rode in on.
Originally published by Jack Forster on HODINKEE, February 21st 2022
In Watch of the Week, we invite HODINKEE staffers and friends to explain