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The Top High-End Indie Brands Everyone Needs

Jonathan Arnold
Jun 14, 2019
Not only are there dozens and dozens of mainstream brands, but also a whole world of smaller, independent names just waiting to be discovered. We’ve already taken a look at some interesting indie brands with watches for less than $3,000. Now, we're turning our attention to what higher price points have to offer. With that in mind, let's dive into three independent companies and check out our favorite model from each.

Chrono24’s New York GTG in Photos

Balazs Ferenczi
Jun 13, 2019
Our loyal readers might remember that we hosted two fantastic get-togethers in Germany and London in 2018. As a result, our goal for 2019 was to host a successful event in one of the world's most exciting cities: New York. I’m happy to report that we achieved that goal. Chrono24’s third get-together took place on June 5th at Manhattan's illustrious Dear Irving on Hudson. We met many Chrono24 users, watch collectors, and friends. If you weren't able to attend, here’s a short recap of the evening.

Daytona, Explorer, GMT, Datejust: Chrono24 Talks Rolex Watches

Pascal Gehrlein
Jun 13, 2019
It's hard to talk about Rolex without sounding hyperbolic. The brand with the crown is one of the most popular (watch) brands in the world – if not the most popular. So we asked ourselves: What would happen if you put some of Rolex's most popular models, such as the Daytona, Explorer, and Datejust, on a tray and let watch aficionados and novices give their unfiltered opinions about both the watches and the brand itself? Find out what happened in our video and let us know how you feel about Rolex!

Can fashion brands keep up with traditional watchmaking?

Pascal Gehrlein
Jun 06, 2019
When you think of luxury watches, which brands come to mind? In all likelihood, Omega, Rolex, and Patek Philippe are the first on that list. However, in the past couple of years, brands like Hermès, Montblanc, and Bvlgari seem to be garnering more and more attention. With technical innovations, bold designs, and strategic product placement, these brands are well on their way to winning over a growing number of watch enthusiasts. What are the models to look out for?

The Watches of Team Chrono24: Balazs

Chrono24
Jun 06, 2019
When you work at Chrono24, the world's largest online marketplace for luxury watches, the topic of watches is unavoidable. This series will give our own watch lovers the chance to tell their stories. Some caught the watch bug after they began working at Chrono24, others had already lost their heart to the world of horology long before joining us.

Finding the Right Brand for Your Style

Jorg Weppelink
Jun 04, 2019
When we talk about watches, we usually focus on personal stories or the technical specs that make a watch interesting for certain buyers. However, more thought and care goes into branding than you might think. In the luxury watch industry, brand image is incredibly important. It plays a major role in shaping people's perception of different brands. Ideally, it should correspond to the kind of customers the company wants to attract. In this article, we'll take a closer

Top Watches from Independent Brands Under $3,000 – Part 2

Tim Breining
Jun 03, 2019
From indie brands and start-ups to crowdfunded companies and classic family businesses: Many brands still fly under the radar, especially compared to the watch industry's biggest names. Plenty of these companies offer hidden treasures at affordable prices, just waiting to be discovered. We've selected some watch brands deserving of your attention - and who knows? Maybe one of the brands on this list will make its way into your collection soon!

Performance of Speedy Tuesday Speedmasters

Balazs Ferenczi
May 31, 2019
The success of the Omega Speedmaster “Speedy Tuesday” demonstrates just how influential the online watch community is. In this article, we'll take a closer look at how the different "Speedy" models have performed since being released. Have you been lucky enough to get your hands on one? Share your photos in the comments below!

Highlights

  • Editor’s Picks of the Week – Zenith, Hermès and Rolex

    Balazs Ferenczi
    Feb 13, 2019
  • The Watches of Team Chrono24: Pascal

    Chrono24
    Feb 11, 2019
  • What trends, watches, and brands played an important role in 2018?

    Chrono24
    Jan 18, 2019
  • New Additions to IWC’s Highly Successful Pilot’s Collection

    Jorg Weppelink
    Jan 16, 2019

Editor’s Picks of the Week – Zenith, Hermès and Rolex

Balazs Ferenczi
Feb 13, 2019

The Watches of Team Chrono24: Pascal

Chrono24
Feb 11, 2019

What trends, watches, and brands played an important role in 2018?

Chrono24
Jan 18, 2019

New Additions to IWC’s Highly Successful Pilot’s Collection

Jorg Weppelink
Jan 16, 2019

Selected articles

Top 5 Extreme Expedition Watches

Jorg Weppelink
Dec 13, 2018

Rolex Daytona vs. Omega Speedmaster vs. TAG Heuer Carrera

Christopher Beccan
May 27, 2016

How to Identify Fake Watches

Robert-Jan Broer
Oct 19, 2015