Swatch Touch watches are on the way. Swatch (branded) is one of the last big companies to give in to digital. Now they’re leap-frogging past button operation affirming the validity of the touch screen functionality of digital timepieces in today’s market. Kenneth Cole and Freestyle touch screen watches have been available Continue reading
Monthly Archives: October 2011
World famous post-modern artist, Don Ed Hardy, brings us a new set of tattoo inspired watches that are colorful, fashionable and affordable – just how we like them.
These Mudman watches were first introduced in 2008 and some were sold for a while at the usual big box stores.. But, now they are no longer in the USA G-Shock catalog. They are, however, part of the current Asian line-up and still show up on eBay at very reasonable prices. These alternative colorways are as fresh as any that Casio offers here (& now) and the dual chronographs are a very useful feature
If the news hasn’t really hit you yet, this musical tribute might move you to tears.
The story originates as a series of books, the first published in 1905 by French author Maurice Leblanc about a gentleman thief named Arsene Lupin. In 1967, Japanese artist, Monkey Punch, published the first illustrated “Lupin III” (Lupin the 3rd, grandson of Arsene Lupin) and since then the story has expanded in anime, video games, and comic books into a rich, vast, diverse entertainment franchise enjoyed world-wide by millions of fans. Continue reading
UPDATE: BETTER PICTURES HAVE BEEN POSTED – See November 1, 2011 Post – New G-Shocks – click here
We apologize for the horrible graphics in this post. Casio leaks information about new items in numerous ways and we who report on the products are constantly left ‘best guessing” where the next morsel will appear. This time the announcement comes in a tightly limited distribution Japanese Casio catalog, only one of which so far has been scanned and uploaded. For now, this is what we have to work with, but as soon as more is available, it will be published here.
“G-Shock is thrilled to introduce this new large case design of shock resistance and technically advanced, functional timepieces,” said Shigenori Itoh, CEO of Casio America. Pictures and specifications after the jump.. Continue reading
It’s a Rolex Daytona layout with a distinctive Bape logo and slogan. The engine is Japanese (or so some other bloggers say) and the price is around $575 (44,100 yen). Bape’s watches are collectible limited editions and usually go up in value. The picture gallery includes the Rolex watches that Bape replicated. Also in the gallery are some pictures of other recent Bape releases
UPDATE: October 2011 – A Submariner layout BAPE called the Type 1, to be released in December 2011 has been added to the gallery along with an actual gold Rolex. This blogger is curious what Rolex thinks about these watches – I mean, it’s not like it’s a Rolex X Bape collab..