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Nixon Watches

The Nixon brand embodies a truly American spirit. Stylish watches that suit an active lifestyle, the Nixon brand was born out of a need to fill up a gap in the line-up of horology – that of a stylish but sporty watch. In the nineties, the watch world lacked in sports watches to suit a […]

Seiko Automatic SKX007J1-LS17 Diver’s 200M Japan Made Brown Leather Strap Men’s Watch

Most of us know the Seiko brand as one for low- priced quartz watches. Having a rich watchmaking history that goes way back to the 19th century, Seiko is one among the highly respected watchmakers of the world. Today, I have on my wrist the Seiko Automatic Diver, model no. SKX007J1-LS17, courtesy my wife Lisa, […]

Invicta – The Invincible Watch Brand

Colourful and chunky, the ‘in-the-face’ designs of Invicta watches make a bold style statement. However, these exaggerated watch designs were not how the brand started off more than a century ago. In fact, back then, Invicta was known to make well-designed dress watches, dive watches and classic chronographs as well as elegant pocket watches. In […]

Tissot Heritage Visodate Automatic T019.430.16.031.01 Men’s Watch

This Tissot is the perfect example of Swiss watchmaking – be it the style or the build quality, the Tissot Heritage Visodate Automatic Men’s watch reminded me of the classical watches of the late fifties. Mind you, there is nothing ancient about it – the Tissot Heritage Visodate Automatic has built upon the original 1957 […]

About Nixon Watches

Back in the late nineties Chad DiNenna and Andy Laats, two American surfboarders and sporting enthusiasts found the world of horology lacking in typical sporty watches to suit their casual and light-hearted lifestyle. The watches available then were just cheap timepieces with nothing to link them to the sporting action scene. They decided to change […]

The Seiko Story

For those who value perfection, Seiko is a familiar name – a brand that has been manufacturing handmade watches since 1881. Undoubtedly, Seiko has a rich history of watch-making; that of creating classic timepieces that are elegant as well as functional yet don’t break the bank. From the most affordable Seiko 5 collection to the […]