MR PORTER’s Best Watches of 2016

This year’s top 10 releases are set to become future design classics.

Breitling Superocean 44 Special

Breitling is revealing some of its finest new timepieces, like this Superocean 44 Special. After Baselworld, all watches are in the limelight, especially this one, crafted specifically for those water babies whose needs before the surface are paramount. It’s a black and white aviator-type watch ensuring excellent readability. Its well-known for its instruments for divers, who now being […]

The Misfit Shine 2 Is The New, Better Fit Bit

Misfit. You might have heard of it, you might not have; but either way, you want to. It’s one of the latest gadgets and gizmos that tracks the way you move, sleep, exercise and use your mobile phone that is pleasantly light, stylishly designed and effortlessly streamlined, meaning you can practically never take it off. Not […]

A Smart Approach To The Basics At Baselworld 2016

The eyes of the of the watch world once again turned to Basel, Switzerland last month for Baselworld; the annual watch showcase event that brings with it new releases from the world’s biggest watchmakers. The big boys didn’t disappoint this year with Rolex creating the most buzz with the release of a steel Daytona with […]

Welcoming The Grand Prix To Melbourne With TAG Heuer

Melbourne, get ready for a speedy weekend because it’s officially Grand Prix week. Kicking things off with a bang at Luminare, the Red Bull Racing Formula 1 team celebrated their new partnership with Tag Heuer, the historic Swiss watch brand that boasts a heritage of creating stylish watches of superior quality for over a decade. […]

Have You Seen Breitling’s Bentley B05 Unitime Midnight Carbon 500 Watch?

The Breitling Bentley B05 Unitime worldtime chronograph is back on the road in an all-black new livery, teamed with an original crocodile leather and rubber strap. A 500-piece limited series with a Manufacture Breitling calibre delivering unprecedented user-friendliness. Nice, right? James    

Apple Watch now does Couture with Hermes

Hermes has joined forces with Apple to bump-up the chicness level of their latest technological instalment, the Apple Watch. By sticking true to Apple’s principles and aesthetics, Hermes has partnered with the brand to create three new watch styles that flatter and complement Apple’s design and emphasis on functionality. With the single tour, double tour […]

Montblanc Celebrates in Black & White

Montblanc is one of those timeless names that both encapsulates fashion and transcends it. While the company certainly produces leathergoods and fine crafts to rival any of the big fashion houses, there’s something about Montblanc that makes it more than just fashion – a Montblanc is heirloom material, something to be treasured for decades. The […]

Lew & Huey Watches

Classic style men’s watches is the name of Lew & Huey‘s game. An American small time watch label, they bring the best of men’s timekeeping to the fore after their successful campaign on Kickstarter. They recently launched their latest Orthos piece, an homage to the classic and modern diving watches of decades past. Lew & Huey was […]

Playing with Breitling

Breitling is a Swiss watchmaker that was founded in 1884 by Leon Breitling. The world of Breitling is made up of clocking up performances, achieving feats and transcending capabilities. It is a world of innovation, excellence and precision. Breitling designs, engineers, manufactures and distributes chronometer watches and has actively contributed to the boom in sport, science, industry […]

Cakes and Watches

Typically a cake chef and a watch company don’t have much in common.   Let Petit Gateau is a Melbourne based cake business and the Melbourne Watch Company is – you guessed it – a Melbourne based watch company that admittedly makes some of the loveliest watches to come from this city in quite the […]

Haigh & Hastings Gallipoli Centenary Timepiece

For the patriot in all of us, Haigh & Hastings is a Western Australian watchmaking company whose passion and enthusiasm for the work of the Australians who fought at ANZAC Cove has led them to create a commemorate timepiece in their honour. It’s about as moving and inspiring an initiative by an Australian watch company as […]