Knowledge is power: 5 things we wish all watch brands told us

A picture might be able to tell a thousand words, but there’s still no substitute for evaluating a watch in the metal. Increasingly, however, many of us buy our watches online, so trying on a watch is often not an option prior to purchase. That’s why at Time+Tide we believe that brands need to start offering certain info to help a consumer buy with great confidence. Here, we asked the editorial team for 5 things we wish all watch brands…

Hardcore divers at lightweight prices: Great dive watches over 300m water resistance

Let’s face it: most of us will never put on a scuba suit and head down to the darkest depths of the ocean in order to do a spot of sub-aquatic treasure hunting. But watch purchases kindle a sense of emotional connection, a form of expression that conveys our dreams and aspirations. The same way John Mayer becomes Mr. John C. Mayer when he straps on his Patek Philippe, or we all feel a bit more like James Bond when…

INTRODUCING: The DOXA SUB 200 Whitepearl is as fresh as an arctic breeze

The SUB 200 is the most contemporary diver’s watch in the retro-tastic arsenal of DOXA.  It was already a strong contender to be the ideal summer watch, but such claims are further strengthened by this all-white remix. While the DOXA SUB 200 Whitepearl may be colourless, it’s far from insipid – the feeling it evokes as invigorating as an arctic breeze. Amongst the six bright colours in the SUB 200 arsenal, this stand out as pure blast of summer white.…

If you could only bring one: The 6 best watches to take on holiday for every budget

Let’s clarify this at the outset. Best is obviously subjective, and if you read my story on how the DOXA SUB 300 Carbon Aqua Lung US Divers Limited Edition was the perfect vacation watch for my recent trip to Aruba you may already be familiar with my personal criteria. To recap, I try to only take one watch with me when I travel, which means that it has to tick multiple boxes. The watch needs to offer versatile looks, robustness,…

Why the DOXA SUB 300 was the perfect one watch for me to take on vacation

Last week I spent some time abroad with my family in Aruba, and before the trip, like any watch collector, I had to make the choice of which watch, or watches, I would take with me. I knew swimming in the ocean, time on the tennis court, and happy hour drinks would be involved, so it was clear that whatever I took with me would need to be up to the task. Personally, I prefer to keep things simple whenever…