Oak & Oscar’s The Jackson Flyback Chronograph Wristwatches

A hand-wound piece of exceptional merit from the Chicago-based brand

In the watch world, brands like Oak & Oscar make it easy to be excited about boutique horological designers. Their latest piece, The Jackson, represents both ambition and cohesion. This limited edition 40mm flyback chronograph carries plenty of technical complications—many of which pose big challenges for smaller watchmakers. This was alluring to the brand’s founder Chase Fancher. But beyond the chrono function, stacked hands and …

HODINKEE + TAG Heuer Limited Edition Chronograph Wristwatch

A rare Carrera Skipper design revived and upgraded

Leave it to the team at HODINKEE to find a vintage timepiece—of which only 20 known examples exist—and bring it to life with contemporary flair and relevance. The “Skipperera,” reference 7754, debuted in 1967—a Tag Heuer commission following the Intrepid yacht’s vistory at the America’s Cup. This piece acts as the inspiration behind the brand new TAG Heuer Limited Edition Carrera Skipper for HODINKEE. Clear …

Montblanc’s New Bronze 1858 Collection Watches

Vintage-inspired timepieces employing the metal for the first time in the brand's history

Beyond the vintage aesthetics of Montblanc‘s new bronze 1858 Collection pieces, two related attributes shine: the visual warmth of the metal, both dressy and casual, and an understanding that with age these watches will acquire their own unique patina. Bronze has found success across a few watch brands of late, but Montblanc hit a sweet spot here with these three additions. The Montblanc 1858 Chronograph …

CH Omakase 2016: Todd Snyder + Timex Red Wing Shoe Leather Chronograph

A vintage style, reimagined by the NYC-based designer with premium materials

When we first set eyes upon NYC-based designer Todd Snyder’s collaboration with Timex, there was something deeply gratifying about the updated vintage designs executed with the utmost attention to detail. Snyder himself is a passionate Timex collector with a thorough understanding of the inexpensive heritage brand. Of the various styles he brought to life, we were taken most by the chronograph. For this season, Snyder …

Piaget’s New Sporty, Stainless Steel Polo S Wristwatch

An iconic piece from '79 gets a substantial refresh inside and out

Many brands look to the past for inspiration. Few, however, have as iconic a back catalogue as Swiss luxury watch and jewelry designer Piaget. The Polo S isn’t a standard reissue—it now features the brand new in house Piaget 1110P movement and the chronograph model sports the new in house Piaget 1160P movement, designed and manufactured exclusively by the brand. The 42mm timepieces are crafted …