Browsing CategoryOversized watches

What Becomes A Daredevil Most?

A Daredevil according to most reference books is “a recklessly bold and daring person.”  The term is often associated with stunt performers Evel Knievel, Philippe Petit, the Wallenda family and Eddie Braun… although the idioms skill, precision and risk-taking come more to mind in most cases than recklessness. Knievel is a motorcycle stunt performer who successfully jumped over a series of automobiles, buses and trains with his bike at arenas and stadiums across the nation during the 1970’s and unsuccessfully tried to jump over a fountain at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada as well as the Snake River Canyon…

Luxury New Watch Arrivals Perfect For Holiday Gifts!

The holiday gift-giving season is just around the corner. Black Friday is 42 days away and Christmas Day follows 30 days later. Luxury new arrivals have started to make their way at World of Watches and there’s no better time than right now to check out these outstanding new styles, perfect  for holiday gifts. Whether you’re looking for a  gift for someone special or are considering treating yourself, there are over 160 new men’s and women’s watch styles from the very best names in luxury to select from at World of Watches, including highly sought-after models from Rolex, TAG Heuer, Tudor,…

Swiss Legend Blowout Buys!

Swiss Legend watches are a popular favorite at WorldofWatches. It’s no wonder when you take a look at the innovative, striking good looks and distinctive characteristics many of the brand’s watches feature, not to mention the impeccable craftsmanship and premium Swiss-made movements inside. You’ll certainly do not want to miss this weekend’s Swiss Legend Blowout taking place at WorldofWatches, featuring many of the brand’s top-selling styles… all priced at $59.99. Over 95 men’s and women’s Swiss Legend watches are featured in the promotion, including models from the Neptune, Commander, South Beach, Throttle, Trimix Diver 2.0,  Liberty, Allure, Luminous and Limousine…

Invicta Disney Time Classics

Invicta and Disney watch collectors now have something to rejoice about. The two widely popular brands have joined together with a collection of limited-edition wristwatches featuring Disney’s most popular character Mickey Mouse on the dials. Invicta is not the first watchmaker to offer Disney watch collections. Ingersoll originally introduced Disney themed watches in the early 1930’s and some of the brand’s Mickey Mouse timepieces have become collector’s items, fetching well over $10,000. In the 1970’s Rolex was commissioned to create private label Mickey Mouse watches for Disney executives. These limited-edition Rolex watches are extremely rare, difficult to find and very…

You Better Watch Out: It’s Christmas In July!

Christmas is by far one of the most popular and highly-anticipated holidays of the year. Whether it’s the bright and colorful holiday decorations and fastive yuletide fashions… sipping hot cocoa, all snuggled up by the  fireplace and Christmas tree… the joyous celebration of gift-giving and receiving, not to mention the outstanding values you find online and in stores on great gifts for you and everyone else, nothing compares to the many wonders of the Christmas holiday season. With the weather in the high 80’s and 90’s in most parts of the nation, warm holiday clothing may feel and look a…

Watch Collection Essentials: Ceramic Watches

watch-collection-essentials

Ceramic watches have been a fashion mainstay since Chanel introduced the J12 Ceramic Watch Collection for women and men in 2000. Popular for their lustrous, high-gloss appeal as well as hypoallergenic characteristics and virtually scratch-resistant quality, ceramic watches are absolute essentials to consider for your watch collection. Although Chanel started the Ceramic watch fashion trend, the brand is not the first watchmaker to feature high-tech ceramic in its watch cases and bracelets. Rado watches in fact have been featuring high-tech ceramic in their Swiss-made timepieces since 1986 with the introduction of its Integral Watch Series. Founded in 1917 in Lengnau,…

The I-Force Awakens…

Today is May 4th and it is celebrated as an international Star Wars holiday for legions of fans of the force throughout the globe.  The phrase May The Fourth Be With You, a play on the legendary Star Wars term May The Force Be With You, actually dates back as a congratulatory notice published in the London Evening News on May 4, 1979 to celebrate British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s victory on her first day as Prime Minister. The ad published by her political party, stated, “May The Forth Be With You, Maggie. Congratulations.” The month of May holds great…

Super-Sized Wristwatches For Super-Heroes!

Ubersmart Watch

Superhero films are all the rage this season with the recent release of the current blockbuster Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn Of Justice along with the forthcoming releases of Captain America: Civil War and X-Men: Apocalypse later this season. In the spirit of these popular superhero films, brand-new luxury watchmaker EpiqueTIME is launching its Ubersmart Wristwatch at WorldofWatches.com this week. Heralded as the “next big thing in horology,” the Ubersmart was lauded at the Basel World watch exhibition last week in Basel, Switzerland and was considered to be the “Smartest watch of the year” by watch enthusiasts and collectors alike. A…

Timepieces 101…

Buying a watch can be a rather intimidating and baffling experience, perhaps even more challenging for some of us than purchasing an automobile or even a house. With similar terms such as chronograph and chronometer to consider, not to mention trying to comprehend the difference between automatic, mechanical and quartz movements inside and the different levels of water-resistance, there’s a lot to ponder over for new watch buyers and numerous avid watch collectors alike. The new Knowledge Center at WorldofWatches.com answers many of the questions both new watch buyers and seasoned collectors may have. There are sections on the Inside…

Cuff Love…

Watches Fit For Cuffs

Wearing one of today’s uber-thick wristwatches may pose a problem if you’re like most guys who wear long sleeve shirts with cuffs that button at the wrist. The average width of the cuff of a non-bespoke shirt is anywhere from 8 to 11 inches, even if you use the first button on the sleeve cuff, which will allow you a drop more room. You could opt to wear a dress shirt with French cuffs that do require cuff links to close the sleeves and may offer a bit more room on your wrist. However, French cuff shirts with cuff links have…