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Tissot T-Classic Tradition T063.610.16.037.00 Men’s Watch

Several lookalikes to the Tissot T- Classic Tradition Men’s watch may leave you confused… This was exactly what happened when I searched online to find a classic gents’ wrist watch.  Some of the more well-known watch brands offer similar classic models which on comparison may perhaps not be as appealing. The Tissot brand name holds […]

Nixon The Regulus A1180-2865-00 Quartz Men’s Watch

Although I’m not into special ops or anything remotely related to the special forces, I love the rugged functionality of tactical gear, especially when it comes to wrist watches. The main idea behind the aesthetic of the Nixon Regulus A1180-2865-00 Quartz Men’s Watch is exactly that – it meets the exceptional standards of the fighting […]

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 […]