Meet the Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean ‘Michael Phelps’ Watch

Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Michael Phelps watch with distinctive dial and color combination.

OMEGA’s newest limited edition timepiece pays homage to a legendary American athlete and a long-time Omega brand ambassador.  Michael Phelps is one of the most decorated Olympians of all time. In 2008, after winning eight gold metals, Phelps broke the record for first place finishes at any single Olympic games. Since then, Phelps has gone…

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Time Travel, Kickstarter and My Klokers KLOK-01 Watch

You can personalize your Klok-01, which is sold with a variety of strap choices. Photo: Simon Cudd.

By Simon Cudd I discovered the Klokers brand earlier this year, after noticing their kickstarter campaign and having a chat with Richard Piras, CEO and Co-founder, on messenger. I have known Richard a few years, and he brought it to my attention. The kickstarter campaign went viral on 15th September 2015 and reached 100% goal in 8 minutes. Exactly 1,563…

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A Moment in Time: AC/DC’s Brian Johnson

By David Rose  One of Rock and Roll’s most enthusiastic lead singers on stage is the rock band AC/DC’s Brian Johnson. His enthusiasm intensifies, however, when he puts on his driver’s suit and climbs into his 1965 Lola T-70 like he recently did at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, where 550 historic automobiles were competing in…

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Around the World: Captain Bob and the Tale of Blancpain’s Fifty Fathoms

When Captain Robert “Bob” Maloubier established the French version of the Navy Seals–“Nageur de Combat” — in the late 1940s, he ran through a mental checklist of must-have items: Diving fins? Check. Goggles? Check. Diving suits? Check. Dive watches? Wait a second, Maloubier, thought. Why didn’t this elite team of divers have watches to help…

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A Moment in Time: Patek Philippe USA’s President, Larry Pettinelli

Can today’s younger generation figure out how to rock their grandfather’s Patek? Patek Philippe holds a record for achieving 15 of the 16 highest prices ever paid for a timepiece at auction, but will tech-infatuated younger consumers who tell time with their smart phones be impressed?  It’s a question Larry Pettinelli, president of Patek Philippe…

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