The mechanical dive watch versus the dive computer.

Are mechanical dive watches still relevant today given the prevalence of dive computers used by both professional and recreational divers? After all, dive computers are more useful, offering more functions than what an analog mechanical watch can provide. The relevance of mechanical dive watches was one of the questions we posed to Scott Cassell during an interview at the Renaissance … More

CLVII: A Number or a Brand?

How the CLVII skull watch works. Source: TimeWerke Videos on YouTube. CLVII is a high-end French streetwear brand with a distinct identity – a skull sporting sunglasses. It was founded by Julien Léonard who in June 2007 established his first shop at 157 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré in Paris. The Roman numerals “CLVII” represent the number 157 and this explains … More

Ball for BMW TimeTrekker: On the road of discovery

The Ball for BMW TimeTrekker is one of our favourite sports watches. As its name implies, this watch is co-branded with German automotive manufacturer BMW. What happens when the Ball for BMW TimeTrekker along with the Lego minifigure Extreme Daredevil 2 Dex-treme meet the BMW 225xe Active Tourer iPerformance? Do note that the BMW 225xe Active Tourer iPerformance is a … More