Grand Seiko Blue Snowflake

In the past few years I have been warming to many of Seiko’s offerings – including the prestige end of Grand Seiko and Credor. Like many folks I had previously and perhaps unfairly consigned the brand to the also-ran bin – possibly due to the vast quantities of cheap quartz …

Chopard Alpine Eagle

The official Chopard press release states that this new model is a reinterpretation the St Moritz piece, launched in 1980 and created by Karl-Friedrich Scheafele, now co-president of the Maison. There are certainly similarities, both being basically steel sports watches and having exposed screw heads around the bezel. From a …