Meet The New Multi-Taskers

Timing is everything for today’s modern man and having the correct timepiece is vital and important. Whether it’s being punctually on time for a Monday morning boardroom meeting, making it early to an important midweek meeting with clients or arriving fashionably on time to a Friday evening dinner party, you’ll want a timepiece that delivers accurate and precise dimensions.

Fortunately many of today’s timepieces do more than just tell time. Many chronographs have stop-watch functions, dual time zone options and tachymeter bezels to measure distance. Others have built-in altimeters and barometers, moon phase subdials, even GPS and heart-rate indicators.

Many of these multi-tasking wristwatches are showcased this week at luxury retailer The Watchery during their When Style Meets Function   event. A wide assortment of popular men’s watches from Chopard, Perrelet, Luminox, TAG Heuer, Graham, IWC, Tissot, Bell & Ross, Baume & Mercier and TechnoMarine are featured in the promotion.CHOPARD-168459-3001RBK

The  Chopard Mille Miglia Gran Turismo chronograph is an excellent choice. This dynamic men’s timepiece pays homage to the legendary Italian racing competition.

The highly pronounced case in satin-finished stainless steel is presented on an attractive black rubber strap, featuring  engraved tire tread detail reminiscent of a Perelli auto racing tire. The stationary tachymeter bezel with engraved markers encircle the attractive black dial with three subdials, luminous hands and markers. The fluted screw-down crown and lever-design push pieces add the striking good looks.

Chronograph features a magnified date window at the 3 o’clock hour, small-second, 30-minute and 12-hour registers. The skeleton exhibition caseback lets you see the intricate mechanical movement inside.

This exemplary crafted Swiss-made automatic timepiece watch also holds the distinction of being awarded Chronometer certification by the COSC (Official Swiss Chronometer Testing Institute).

Chronograph is 46mm in diameter, 14mm thick and water-resistant to 100 meters or 330 feet.

Complementary delivery is included on all domestic watch purchases at The Watchery.

High-Powered Oris Time

Oris wristwatches are renowned and revered for their precision Swiss automatic and mechanical movements. The brand founded in 1904 by watchmakers Paul Cattin and Georges Christian in Holstein Switzerland, holds the distinction being a privately-owned independent watchmaker.

Starting with a factory employing 24 workers in 1904, Oris operations expanded to employ 300 personnel by 1911 and 800 by 1941. The brand’s intricate precision movements, productions of its own escapements and innovative designs are factors that led to its growing success.

In 1984, a time when Japanese LED and LCD quartz watches were highly popular around the globe, Oris mechanical and automatic timepieces were highly sought-after in Japan, where Japanese businessmen prized the intricate Oris Swiss-made movements over the domestically made ones.

ORIS-01674758772640742802TOris is one of the leading Swiss watchmakers in the world today and offers specialized collections in the areas of Motor Sport, Aviation, Diving and Culture. The brand sponsored the London Jazz Festival in 1996 and offers special commemorative limited-edition timepieces each year dedicated legendary music greats. Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, Lionel Hampton, Frank Sinatra, Bob Dylan and McCoy Tyne are among the artists honored with commemorative timepieces.

In 2003, Oris became the official timepiece of the BMW Williams Formula 1 team and their racing inspired timepieces have been seen on the wrists of Formula 1 drivers Carlos Coste and Allan Mcnish.

You’ll find many extraordinary Oris automatic watches for men and women at luxury retailer The Watchery, including the TT3 Automatic Chronograph for men. This high-speed racing watch features an ultra-light, ultra-durable titanium case and high-performance black rubber strap. The integrated stationary bezel surrounds the attractive carbon fiber dial with three subdials, a tachymeter outer dial, luminous hands and Arabic numeral hour markers.

Features include an automatic date calendar, small-second, 30-minute and 12-hour registers. Chronograph is 44mm in diameter, 16mm thick and is water-resistant to 100 meters or 330 feet.

Complementary delivery is included on all domestic watch purchases at The Watchery.

Celebrated Invicta Time

Invicta watches have captivated the world for over 20 years, since the company’s re-launch in the late 1990’s. The brand is highly sought after today, mainly for its dynamic and innovative good looks…not to mention strapping size and stature.

While the Invicta watch brand has been around since 1837, when founder Raphael Picard set-up shop in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, the brand had modest success from its origins to the 1900’s. However, Invicta did not make it into global radar until the 1990’s, when it was purchased by a United States investment group headed by its current President Eyal Lalo.

The introduction of the brand’s Lupah wristwatch in 2000 catapulted Invicta to worldwide prominence. This strapping rectangular shaped timepiece offered a bold, daring perspective at its time presented on a genuine leather strap. The  stout 47mm wide, 12mm thick case created a prominent appearance on the wrist.

INVICTA-0338Fourteen years later Invicta watches have grown in size and prominence. Many of timepieces in the brand’s current men’s watches are over 55mm in diameter and over 20mm thick. What’s more, many of the Invicta women’s watches are 40mm in diameter or more.

This week, luxury retailer The Watchery is celebrating its 13th Anniversary selling Invicta watches on its site during their Semi-Annual Invicta Watch Event. Hundreds of today’s best-selling men’s and women’s styles are featured in the week-long promotion.

The Invicta Arsenal chronograph offers a bold and daring perspective for today’s modern man. This virile and masculine timepiece commands attention on the wrist with its strapping 59mm diameter and 17mm thick size.

The premium grade stainless steel case is presented on a dynamic triple link bracelet in stainless steel and black ion-plated steel. The unidirectional rotating black ion-plated steel bezel encircles the black chronograph dial with three subdials, an automatic date calendar, luminous hands and hour markers.

Features include a small-second, 60-minute and 12-hour register. Premium Swiss-made quartz movement inside assures you of precise time-keeping accuracy. A screw-down crown and case back provide water-resistance to 200 meters or 660 feet.

Complementary delivery is included on all domestic watch purchases at The Watchery.

Extraordinary Zeno Time

Zeno is a noteworthy Swiss watch brand highly regarded for their vigorous high-performance timepieces made for pilots, divers and other professionals. While the brand has been employed by the Swiss army for use by both pilots and frogmen, its origin in 1868 is closely tied to fine pocket watches for men and graceful pendant timepieces for women.

The company’s founder Jules Godat was a small pocket watch manufacturer in the late 1800’s, who built a small watch empire and later opened a factory. Another watch company Eideldinger & Fils, who specialized in watches for the military, took over the factory after Godat’s death in the 1920’s.ZENO-6569-5030Q-A1

Inspired by the Greek philosopher Zeno, Andre-Charles Eideldinger introduced Zeno watches in 1922 as the company worked on fine-tuning and innovating new watch manufacturing techniques. By 1949, Zeno timepieces were exhibited at the Swiss Watch Fair in Basel. The brand changed hands twice by 1973, ending in the hands of watchmaker Felix W Huber and has remained an independent owned brand since then.

During the late 1960’s and early 1970’s Zeno revisited its military origins, offering aviator and diving timepieces for civilians, featuring the technical specifics and features from it classic models. These military inspired watches have catapulted the brand to the acclaim and high regard it holds today.

Zeno timepieces now symbolize premium Swiss watchmaking and precision at its finest. Many of the timepieces in the brand’s collection have been awarded official COSC chronometer certification.

You’ll find a wide selection of prominent Zeno timepieces at luxury retailer The Watchery from the brands highly regarded Vintage, Navigator NG, Magellano, Godat, Diver’s and Limited Edition collections.

The Zeno Navigator NG chronograph is an excellent choice. This outstanding men’s timepiece has a strapping stainless steel case that is 44mm in diameter and 11mm thick. A handsome black alligator strap adds to the stylish design.

The stationary steel bezel encircles the legible black dial with three subdials, luminous hands and Arabic numeral hour markers. Features include an automatic date calendar, small-second, 30-minute and 12-hour registers. Additional features include premium Swiss-made quartz movement inside and water-resistance to 50 meters.

Complementary delivery is included on all domestic watch purchases at The Watchery.

 

 

Get Into Action With Suunto

When it comes to the great outdoor wrist gear, Suunto timepieces have reached the highest peak. These vigorous high-performance timepieces are expressly made for sports, action and fitness enthusiasts.

Suunto is a Finnish watch brand, started in 1936 by engineer Thomas Vohlonen, who invented the mass production method for a liquid filled compass. The compass was compact, lightweight and could easily be worn on the wrist.

During World War II, Suunto introduced a liquid sighting compass which was used on missions by artillery officers. The company quickly grew after the war providing navigational instruments to both civilian and military clientele.

Compasses play a big part of Suunto’s watch assortment today, as do models measuring acceleration and altitude, along with GPS location indicators, not to mention timepieces with built-in heart monitors. The brand offers specialized models for alpine skiing, mountain hiking, golfing, sailing, swimming, diving and running.SUUNTO-SS020655000

No matter if you are climbing the mountains of the Rockies, deep-sea diving in the Caribbean, hiking in the Yosemite, skiing down the slopes in Idaho or sailing in Lake Michigan, you will want a Suunto timepiece by your side for the most accurate calculations.

The brand is prominently featured this week at luxury retailer The Watchery with their Suunto Sprint To Savings Event.  Many of the brand’s popular watches for men and women are presented in the promotion, including models from the M5, Ambit 2, Quest, Core and Vector series.

The Suunto Ambit 2 Multifunction men’s wristwatch is ideal for runners. The built-in GPS function gives you accurate speed and distance. In addition, the heart rate monitor lets you train within your ideal zone. This outstanding oversized men’s watch has a round black case in durable, lightweight polyamide.

The matching black resin band is contoured to comfortably fit around the wrist. The black digital dial provides clear, accurate readings. Additional features include an altimeter, compass, chronograph and countdown timer functions along with a day, date and month indicator.

Quality quartz movement inside provides precise time-keeping accuracy. Watch is 50mm in diameter, 15mm thick and is water-resistant to 50 meters. A USB adapter is included to connect to your laptop or personal computer.

Complementary delivery is included on all domestic watch purchases at The Watchery.

Fall Watch Flings

It’s Labor Day weekend and the fall season is in the midst. The 2014 NFL Football season is about to begin, as is the new Fall 2014 television season. As summer comes to an end, it’s time to put away the bright, cheerful shades of summer for darker, warmer fall and winter hues.

While traditional fall shades of brown, gold, rust, orange and green are always popular year after year and never seem to go out of style, the hot colors of the season this year for both men and women are royal blue, aurora red, cognac, aluminum, bright cobalt blue, misted yellow, sea fog, cypress, radiant orchid and sangria.PERRELET-A1047-8

You’ll find many of these trend-setting fashion colors featured at luxury retailer The Watchery in many popular timepieces for men and women from Invicta, Cartier, Swiss Legend, Lucien Piccard, Perrelet, Chopard, Juicy Couture, LaCoste, Mulco, Stuhrling Original, and Tissot in both the watch dials and coordinating straps.

The Perrelet Turbine Automatic men’s watch offers a vivid display of cobalt blue, while the Salvatore Ferragamo Vara women’s watch casts a magical glow in diamonds and radiant orchid.

The men’s Perrelet  watch features exemplary Swiss-made automatic movement inside the lightweight, yet extremely durable titanium case. The vibrant cobalt blue rubber strap is attractive, extremely durable and has a butterfly deployment clasp for added convenience.

FERRAGAMO-F51SBQ9191I-S800The stationary titanium bezel encircles the captivating turbine dial with a cobalt blue outer dial, luminous hands and white baton markers and Arabic numeral quarter hour indicators. The built-in rotor mechanism on the turbine dial features a distinctive twirl movement.

The exhibition skeleton caseback lets you see the intricate mechanical movement inside.  Automatic men’s watch is an impressive 44m in diameter, 13mm thick  and is water-resistant to 50 meters.

The Vara dress watch from Italian designer Salvatore Ferragamo features a lustrous, rectangular-shaped case in stainless steel, presented on a genuine crocodile strap in radiant orchid. Forty-four shimmering round-cut diamonds are pave-set to perfection on the square-shaped bezel.

The  pink Mother-of-Pearl dial glistens with polished silver tone hands and eight diamond hour markers. Features include quality Swiss-made quartz movement inside for precise time-keeping accuracy and water-resistance to 30 meters. Ladies’ watch is 30mm wide, 8mm thick and comes with two additional straps for added fashion options.

Complementary delivery is included on all domestic watch purchases at The Watchery.

TAG Heuer Reinterpretations Of Time

TAG Heuer is hands down one of the most popular Swiss watch brands in the world today. With a rich legacy in time-keeping excellence since 1860 and some of the most prestigious automatic and mechanical timepieces produced in the past century, including the Carrera, Monza and Monte Carlo timepieces, TAG Heuer stands high above  the rest.

It also doesn’t hurt that prominent film and sports stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Uma Thurman, Cameron Diaz, Tiger Woods, Cristiano Ronaldo, Jeff Gordon and Maria Sharapova serve as international ambassadors for the brand.

Reinterpreting existing popular watch collections is another aspect of the brand’s long-time popularity. Three of TAG Heuer’s most popular watch series today: the Aquaracer, Link Series and Formula One are reimagined versions of earlier series.

TAG-WAK2111.BA0830The Aquaracer is a bold,
vigorous update of the classic 2000 Series watch collection originally released in 1983. Both the unidirectional rotating bezel and triple link bracelet of the two collections are almost identical. New features include larger size cases as well as higher levels of water resistance. Each of the Aquaracer watches feature water resistance to 300 meters or more.

 

The Link Series introduced in 1998 is an updated version of the classic S/EL Series, originally released in 1987. The new series features more generously proportioned bracelet links and cases, as well as genuine 18K gold in the construction instead of 18K gold plate.

Meanwhile in 2000 TAG Heuer introduced the new Formula 1 Series with larger oversized stainless steel cases and titanium bezels, replacing the fiberglass material used on the classic models which originally debuted in 1987.

You’ll find many  popular TAG Heuer timepieces at luxury retailer The Watchery during their week-long TAG Heuer Back In Stock event including the Aquaracer automatic men’s watch. This high-performance timepiece features a premium-grade stainless steel case presented on attractive triple link bracelet in brushed and polished steel.

The signature unidirectional rotating bezel with a blue enamel top ring surrounds the matching blue dial with luminous sword hands and baton hour markers. A window at the 3 o’clock hour reveals the automatic date calendar. A screw-down crown and case back provide water-resistance to 500 meters.

Watch is 42mm in diameter, 13mm thick and features premium Swiss-made automatic movement inside.

Complementary delivery is included on all domestic watch purchases at The Watchery.

The Professional Choice: Bell & Ross Watches

Bell & Ross is a relatively a young watch company that is heralded and revered in horological circles today for their exemplary designed and precision crafted timepieces. Founded in 1992 by designer Bruno Belamich and business entrepreneur Carlos Rosilo, Bell & Ross set out to create timepieces for professionals in extreme situations, namely pilots, astronauts, divers and bomb-disposal experts.

The company looked to design watches for discerning professionals that met four fundamental principles: readability, performance, precision and water-resistance. Each Bell & Ross timepiece features highly accurate Swiss-made movements, clear visual indicators, the optimal water-resistance and distinctive functions for specialized use.

The brand’s first BR timepiece was patterned after the shape of a cockpit instrument and instantly became a popular choice for pilots and astronauts. The BR02 diving watches offered highly legible dials and water resistance to 1000 meters, while the Hydromax models contained hydraulic fluid and were able to counteract external pressures.BELLROSS-BR01-94-TITANIUM

Many of the brand’s original models are still being produced today along with many newer models at their production facilities in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland. The technical exactness and utmost attention to detail in the design and production have remained unchanged for over 20 years.

You’ll find all of the latest Bell & Ross watches at luxury retailer The Watchery, including the Aviation Men’s Automatic Chronograph watch.

This expertly crafted Swiss-made timepiece features a strapping 46mm square shaped case in ultra-light and ultra-durable titanium. A high-performance black rubber strap adds to the striking good looks.

The stationary bezel encircles the carbon fiber dial with three subdials, luminous sword hands, Arabic and baton hour markers. Features include an automatic date calendar, small-second and 30-minute and 12-hour registers.

Chronograph is water-resistant to 100 meters or 330 feet. It features precise Swiss automatic movement inside and comes with an additional black canvas strap.

Complementary delivery is included on all domestic watch purchases at The Watchery.

European Time Classics

When it comes to style and fashion, the European continent is the worldwide leader in innovative styles and trends. Paris, Milan, London and Barcelona are among the leading fashion capitals of the world. Men’s and women’s apparel featured at the runway shows and on the streets of these renowned cities soon become popular throughout the globe.

The continent is also the global leader for precision crafted wristwatches for men and women. Many of the world’s most prestigious timepieces are created in Switzerland, France, Italy and the Netherlands.

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Premium European timepieces are showcased this week at luxury online retailer The Watchery with their European Classics Event.

Expertly crafted Swiss-made timepieces from Breitling, TAG Heuer, Baume & Mercier, Maurice Lacroix, Ebel, Chopard, Charriol, Perrelet, Raymond Weil, IWC, Concord, Movado and Rado are featured in the weeklong event

Pace setting Italian wristwatches from Gucci, Panerai, Bvlgari, Fendi MOMO Designs, Welder and U-Boat along with French timepieces from Bell & Ross and Cartier and Dutch-made watches from TW Steel are also included.

The Breitling Colt II Chronograph is one of the outstanding selections featured in the event. This exemplary crafted Swiss-made chronometer watch holds the distinction of being awarded Chronometer certification by the COSC (Official Swiss Chronometer Testing Institute).

The distinctively shaped case crafted in premium-grade stainless steel is presented on a handsome triple link bracelet in stainless steel. The uniquely angled steel bezel with embossed markers surround the black chronograph dial with three silver-tone subdials, luminous hands and hour markers.

Features include an automatic date calendar, 1/10th of a second, small-second and 12-hour subdials. Locking screw-down crown and caseback provide water resistance to 300 meters. Swiss-made quartz movement inside assures you of the utmost time-keeping accuracy. Chronograph is 44mm in diameter and 14mm thick.

Complementary delivery is included on all domestic watch purchases at The Watchery.

TW Steel Time…

TW Steel timepieces are one of the rising stars in the watch industry. These bold, dynamic oversized wristwatches have been around for less than a decade and are sold throughout the world today in over 100 countries and 5000 retail outlets.

TW Steel Watches started out in 2005 in the Netherlands by a father-and-son team Ton Cobelens and  Jordy Cobelens. Ton was a distributor during the 1980s for Raymond Weil and Maurice Lacroix watches  in the Netherlands and also produced private label wristwatches for KLM and Martinair airlines. Years later, Ton headed an advertising and promotions agency which created campaigns for the Swatch Watch Group.

In 2005, Ton joined with his son Jordy to introduce TW Steel Watches… premium oversized timepieces featuring premium grade stainless steel craftsmanship along with quality Swiss and Japanese movements.TW-CE4001

The brand, which stands “The Watch In Steel,” originally had four models when it debuted in 2005 to worldwide acclaim and popularity.  Today, TW Steel Watches offers over 140 different watch styles for both men and women.

Popular European race car drivers David Coulthard, Mitchell Niemeyer and Dario Franchitti along with entertainer Kelly Rowland are among the TW Steel’s global watch ambassadors. Many of these TW Steel ambassadors also have special limited-edition timepieces named in their honor.

TW Steel watches are highlighted this week at luxury retailer The Watchery. Popular models from the Canteen, Grandeur Tech and CEO Tech collections are featured at special savings up to 81% off the manufacturer’s suggested retail price.

The David Coulthard CEO Tech Chronograph watch, celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Coulhard’s Formula One debut is one of the timepieces showcased in the week-long event.  This outstanding men’s watch has a strapping Tonneau shaped case that is 44mm in diameter and 15mm thick. The case is presented on a striking gray alligator-textured leather strap.

The black ion-plated stainless steel bezel surrounds the black chronograph dial with luminous hands and hour markers. Features include an automatic date calendar, small-second, 30-minute and 24-hour subdials.

Chronograph features quality quartz movement inside and is water-resistant to 100 meters or 330 feet.

Complementary delivery is included on all domestic watch purchases at The Watchery.

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