Tag Archives: Rolex

  • ‘The Watch Book: Rolex’ Traces 112 Years of Rolex History

    ‘The Watch Book: Rolex’ Traces 112 Years of Rolex History

    One way to gauge the importance of an art’s practitioner by how well the general public, rather than followers of the art form in question, know the practitioner in day to day conversation. By that metric, Rolex has to be the greatest watch brand of all time, since it’s quite possibly the only watch brand […]

  • ‘The Merciless': Trailer for Korean Thriller Shows Weaponized Rolex (Video)

    ‘The Merciless': Trailer for Korean Thriller Shows Weaponized Rolex (Video)

    Few style guides mention this, but it’s nevertheless true that a Rolex wrapped around the fist can make an effective weapon in various self-defense and/or melee combat scenarios. While GQ will probably not give you this information, the international trailer for an upcoming Korean thriller called The Merciless illustrates it quite well. The Merciless looks […]

  • “Celebrating Cinema”: Rolex Highlights Its Many Film Cameos (Video)

    “Celebrating Cinema”: Rolex Highlights Its Many Film Cameos (Video)

    Last night during the Academy Awards, Rolex spent a little advertising scratch highlighting the many Rolex watches that have appeared on film over the years. The name of the ad is “Celebrating Cinema,” and it features Rolexes being worn by various movie characters going back to the 1950s. By some weird coincidence, Bill Paxton, who […]

  • Rolex Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master 40 Introduced

    Rolex Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master 40 Introduced

    It’s Labor Day (or Labour Day, if you prefer) as I write this, and I can’t think of a better way to celebrate all of the working people of the world than by discussing a new line of 40mm Rolex Yacht-Master watches recently introduced by the brand. And the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master 40 is certainly […]

  • NINE37 Timepiece Prints: Hang a Watch on Your Wall

    NINE37 Timepiece Prints: Hang a Watch on Your Wall

    It sounds kind of like a British insult: “Oh, hang a watch on your wall!” But actually it’s what you can do with the new NINE37 Timepiece Prints, a novel way to celebrate your love of watches without spending as much money as you would on a really nice one. In particular, the watches that […]

  • Rolex Yacht-Master “Everose” Unveiled (Video)

    Rolex Yacht-Master “Everose” Unveiled (Video)

    Recently unveiled at Baselworld 2015 in Basel Switzerland, is a new watch from Rolex. It’s the Rolex Yacht-Master “Everose” watch, a variation on the company’s Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master wrapped in luxurious 18-karat Everose gold. Available in your choice of either 37mm and 40mm diameters, the Rolex Yacht-Master “Everose” has a newly designed ceramic bezel, in black with raised […]

  • Rolex Submariner Watchmaking Demonstration From Watchfinder & Co. (Video)

    Rolex Submariner Watchmaking Demonstration From Watchfinder & Co. (Video)

    Everyone, even those who don’t know anything about watches, knows that Rolex is one of the most respected and revered brands in the field. But few have any idea of what actually goes into a Rolex (literally, in this case), which is why this Rolex Submariner watchmaking demonstration video from Watchfinder & Co. is so […]

  • “Mickey Mouse” Rolex Daytona Concepts by John Mayer

    “Mickey Mouse” Rolex Daytona Concepts by John Mayer

      In addition to his interest in songwriting and amateur stand-up comedy, John Mayer is also apparently interested in watches. To prove it he recently unveiled two long-gestating concepts for the Rolex Cosmograph Daytona, both featuring iconic Disney cartoon character Mickey Mouse. Both versions of the “Mickey Mouse” Rolex Cosmograph Daytona watch by John Mayer […]