My Top 3 picks: Baselworld 2018

Once again, this year’s Baselworld saw a myriad of new (old) releases. Heritage brands are heavily invested in vintage ‘reissue’ watches, a trend that has been taking center stage for a couple of years now. Here’s my Baselworld 2018 top 3 picks (below S$5,000): Seiko Prospex SPB077 Last year, Seiko released the modern rendition of the 62MAS diver watch – SPB051 and SPB053 – under … Continue reading My Top 3 picks: Baselworld 2018

Peren Nera, a Transylvanian Neo-Vintage watch

Transylvania, a land of legendary history, hides a secret – a greenish-blue lake in the Nera Gorges. Capturing the surreal beauty of the Devil’s Lake, Peren emphasize on the mystery behind its ethereal existence deeply rooted into the mythology of Transylvania. Developed in collaboration with a Red Dot Design award-winning company from Switzerland, the Peren Nera is a neo-vintage watch with modern features. Its dial … Continue reading Peren Nera, a Transylvanian Neo-Vintage watch

Watch in a Day: BOLDR Odyssey, a bold move into serious diver watch

BOLDR Watches achieved over 400% in funding for their BOLDR Journey on Kickstarter last May. For 2017, BOLDR embarked on a similar (yet more serious) route with the BOLDR Odyssey. We had the pleasure of sitting down with Leon, Co-Founder of BOLDR for a chat over coffee, and a full hands-on experience with the Odyssey in a day. By now, frequent readers of Suave Watches will know that I am rather critical … Continue reading Watch in a Day: BOLDR Odyssey, a bold move into serious diver watch

My Pick for Baselworld 2017: Tudor

How was it like living in the shadow of an overachieving big brother and then making it big on your own? Just ask Tudor. There is no doubt that Tudor is one of the most exciting brands out there at the moment. Targeting millennials and first-time watch buyers, they understood what consumers want and went beyond the call of duty. Aren’t we glad that Tudor … Continue reading My Pick for Baselworld 2017: Tudor

My Pick for Baselworld 2017: Seiko

Seiko is a brand synonymous with affordable timepieces. However, it should not be forgotten that they have made great strides with the Grand Seiko and also the elusive Credor. To draw a clear distinction between the affordable Seiko watches and their high-end watch making endeavours, the Grand Seiko brand will be re-established as a separate brand from Seiko. It’s a big step forward for the … Continue reading My Pick for Baselworld 2017: Seiko