best nixon watches

Three Nixons You Should Buy Right Now Diving fearlessly headfirst into 2017 with eyes wide shut and brass tacks that scream brave beyond brave, watchmaker Nixon has curated a trinity of watches that should light a fire under your butt. These are the three coolest looking timepieces to populate the watch brand’s lookbook in recent …

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Jimmy Collins lends his name to The Collins Brand and its signature timepiece the Collins Watch. The masterwork, an automatic Flieger-field watch inspired timepiece, pays careful homage to the world of recording studios and the music industry. Collins himself grew up around such workspaces, having seen more than his share of analog and digital studios …

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The Hawker Hunter AV 4052 Avi-8 has etched its name into the fabric of British watchmaking with a lookbook of timepieces forged from the DNA of the Royal Air Force. These watches go beyond looking smart and robust. They honor the legacy of the war heroes who have sat in the cockpits of British aviation …

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  Avi-8 has genuinely sculpted a robust line of timepieces that pay homage to the RAF. The British brand should not be looked at merely as a luxury brand or a collector’s brand. Given that the source material is a very real living history, drawn from the wars and air skirmishes that saw the famed …

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Hermes Clipper 44mm Chronograph Hermès‘s singular take on luxury goods has stood the test of time, essentially becoming synonymous with the very word luxury. It hasn’t limited itself to merely scarves and bags. In fact, it has moved forward confidently with a strong collection of watches. The Clipper Chronograph is the brand’s valiant take on understated …

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Hermès Apple Watch Imagine a timepiece that fuses the sheer elegance of a luxury standard with the innovative genius of a tech icon. It’s not a fantasy. In fact, the Hermès Apple Watch is just that timepiece. Do we call it a smartwatch or a timepiece? That perhaps is the ultimate question that bubbles up …

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Tissot Quickster Chrono Soccer Reviewed Watch brands have quickly taken notice of the fact that the NATO style is a stable in the lookbook of men’s watches. Tissot for its part has fashioned a constellation of such looks from luxury to sport. Enter Tissot’s Quickster Chrono Soccer. Robust and refined, rugged and renaissance; this watch …

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Triwa’s Ocean Nevil Reviewed Ladies and Gents, if you haven’t heard of TRIWA, you’ve been missing out on the watch industry’s rule breaker. Typically we expect most luxury watch brands to come shipped from, manufactured in, and basically born in Switzerland. Triwa is not the case. This Swedish company hails out of Stockholm, fusing a …

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  Luxury fashion house LVMH has locked hands in partnership with luxury automaker Land Rover. The partnership signals the beginning of a series of collaborations to come between the two luxury behemoths. And what is up on deck first? A signature timepiece, the El Primero Range Rover Special Edition.   Here’s an automatic chronograph that …

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Panerai Carbotech Panerai has distinguished itself as a formidable entry into the world of watchmaking with its diverse lookbook of simple understated watches, chic luxurious watches, and their recent headturner the robust Panerai Carbotech. The Italian brand has done more than create waves with its newest addition to their healthy catalogue of watches, chronographs and …

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Bell And Ross’ Aero GT Series Watch brand Bell & Ross have taken their love for motorsports, cars and aviation to a new high with their Aero GT Series. Two stunningly rendered limited edition timepieces populate this exceptional lookbook. The BR 03 94 and the BR 03 92 take the lid of the masterpieces to …

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Interview: Sandfox Smartwatch Creator Mike Barry Ehouman Sandfox is turning heads, from its recent appearance at CES to the other watchmakers in the industry keen to see what the marriage of future tech and Swiss watchmaking looks like. We had the pleasure to chat with its creator and CEO Mike Barry Ehouman about his compelling …

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Top 3 Best Nixon Watches Diving fearlessly headfirst into the year with eyes wide shut and brass tacks that scream brave beyond brave, watchmaker Nixon has curated a trinity of watches that should light a fire under your butt. These are the three coolest looking timepieces to populate the watch brand’s lookbook in recent times. …

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The Georg Jensen Koppel 41mm Reviewed Design behemoth Georg Jensen is unto itself a great many things these days. The Danish brand does everything from furnishing your home to accessorizing your wardrobe. Much of the success is owed to Georg Jensen’s decision-making elite’s enthusiasm for embracing already or soon-to-be established designers of different ilk to …

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The Ressence TYPE 1² “Squared” The Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie kicked off with flying colors in Geneva. Much like the crush of concept car shows that dominate Vegas or Milan with a lineup of stunners for car enthusiasts, SIHH whips watch aficionados into just the same sort of wide-eyed reverie. Here some of …

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MVMT Modern Sport Abyss The online revolution is here. And it thumbs its nose at traditional design houses that demand watch buyers to pay a fortune for shipping, schlep over to a crowded boutique, or haggle with a limited collection. MVMT Watches is that revolution. The brand curates a catalogue of minimalist watches that are …

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Wearable tech just got interesting. Heck, the world of watchmaking just got interesting. Just when we all thought Apple and Google were the front runners for smart watches that combine tech with every bit of cool, here comes a new contender to steal the thunder of every smartwatch in the game. Enter Sandfox, a smartwatch …

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The Gracious Watch Best Watches Of The Year Go To… 2017 was a very tumultuous year, and it was a busy watch season as well! Lots of new pieces came hot off the presses and we here at Gracious Watch saw some memorable pieces. This year was the comeback year for classic, simple design cues …

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Shinola Runwell Sport Chronograph Review Only a few precious days remain before President Barack Obama leaves the Oval Office for life as a private US citizen. The President certainly impressed upon us his natural flare for style. Nothing was more evident of that than his trip to Detroit wherein he proudly rocked a Shinola Runwell …

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The Force Is With The Star Wars Devon Disney’s hot property Star Wars has been crushing the box office since it blasted into cinemas from a galaxy far, far away. Both the Rogue One and Force Awakens films fill out the lessening gaps in the wider cinematic canon of Jedis and Siths, lightsabers and droids. …

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Jacob & Co’s Epic X Line Jacob & Co celebrate 30 years of luxury watchmaking. The Swiss brand has often been hailed as the master of time. And now that the still relatively young brand fêtes its big 3-0, it draws attention to its aptly named Epic X collection. Here’s a line of timepieces curated …

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Top 4 Best Surf Watches Surfing is a great and challenging sport. Requiring great balance and finesse, you need to be on the water at all times. You expect the same thing from your watches. Whether you’re riding the waves in Tofino, or around the awesome California coastline, you want a watch that’s up for …

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The Best Automatic Watches Under $2000

Top 4 Best Automatic Watches for Less Than $2000 The charm and allure of an automatic watch doesn’t simply rest in the able-bodied composition but also in an automatic watch’s life expectancy. A standard automatic watch has the ability to persist for ages, generating its power often from the simple hand and wrist movement of …

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Bremont DH 88 Review Bremont are single-handedly bringing fine watchmaking back to England. And we’d be lying if we didn’t say we frankly gush like schoolgirls over the stellar collection of chronometers the British brand continually grows. Fast forward to the DH88 in commemoration of the de Havilland DH 88 Comet aircraft that successfully raced …

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The Top Ranked GPS Watch There are many watches that can provide you guidance every step of the way. In this case, we did a lot of soul searching and found a true contender: The Garmin Forerunner 630. Complete with runner-centric apps like tracking pace and cadence, to getting cellphone information through Bluetooth integration, we …

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The Top Ranked Smartwatch Under $100 When someone mentions ‘smartwatch’, people immediately think ‘Apple Watch’ and then they cringe. Why? Gracious Watch understands that the Apple Watch is a great piece of technology and seamless integration makes it a hit amongst everyone! However, those are quite expensive and also doesn’t capture the Android crowd, which …

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The Most Uniquely Designed Luxury Watches The world of haute horlogerie or the upper echelon of fine watchmaking reserves real estate for only a constellation of luxury timepieces. But even then, some of the timepieces price themselves out of the market or are curated as part of collections that are weird, abstract or downright unrealistic. …

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