Watches Archive

Nocs Atelier Unveils the Ultra-Sleek “Seconds GMT” Watch

It has been just under a year since Swedish brand Nocs, primarily known for its audio equipment, launched its accessories-focused subset Nocs Atelier. It debuted with a watch called the “Seconds,” a timepiece with a minimalist aesthetic that was as sleek as it gets. Now, fresh from premiering its first-ever line of jewelry, the brand has created the watch’s next edition: a “Seconds GMT” that …

This Limited Edition Watch Is Made Using Jim Beam Bourbon Barrel Wood

Nestled in the rolling foothills of Clermont, Kentucky, Jim Beam has been distilling bourbon whiskey since 1795. Over 200 years later, Jim Beam’s bourbon barrel wood has found a secondary function thanks to premier wood and steel watchmakers, Original Grain. Original Grain, in collaboration with Jim Beam, has designed and handcrafted 500 limited edition timepieces using reclaimed Jim Beam Bourbon barrel wood. Each American white oak barrel …

The House of Marley watch collection

Boing Boing has teamed up with MorningSave to offer this deeply discounted collection of House of Marley watches! House of Marley is committed to building superior, eco-friendly products, and every sale supports the Marley family’s charitable organization, 1Love. I really like the wood accents on these watches! Boing Boing & MorningSave’s House of Marley watch collection report this …

Swiss Watch Slump Extends Beyond a Year as Hong Kong Demand Ebbs

ZURICH, Switzerland — Swiss watch exports declined for a 13th consecutive month in July as Hong Kong, traditionally the biggest market for luxury timepieces, slipped to second place for the first time in almost a decade. Shipments fell 14 percent to 1.6 billion francs ($1.7 billion), the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry said in a statement Tuesday. Exports to Hong Kong fell 33 percent to 175 …

Luxury Watch Market Sobers Up

LONDON, United Kingdom — With the luxury watch market under pressure from a decline in sales to Russian, Middle Eastern and Chinese customers, who are suffering from the combined effects of low oil prices and an economic slowdown in some markets, luxury watch brands are championing steel models to appeal to more price-sensitive middle class consumers in both Western markets and Asia. But this shift to …