5 Timepieces to Watch Out for in 2015

Author David Millette
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Date Jan 8, 2015

2014 has finally come to an end, and you've managed to hold off on buying that special timepiece that you were eyeing all year. You did your research, compared models, maybe even went to the store to try some on. But for some reason you never found exactly what you were looking for.

With the new year comes new and exciting watches that are sure to catch your eye. We want to help you find that watch in 2015 that you just have to have! You've waited a long time for the right time, and we think it has finally arrived. It's time to find your next favorite watch for your collection.

To help you make the decision about your next timepiece, we've compiled a list of 5 timepieces we think you need to check out in 2015:

1. Cellini Dual Time by Rolex

Cellini Dual Time by Rolex Cellini Dual Time by Rolex

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Recently, Rolex introduced their newest line of watches, the Cellini collection. Named after Benvenuto Cellini, a Renaissance sculptor and gold smith for the popes, Cellini represents a contemporary celebration of the classicism and the eternal elegance of traditional timepieces. This dress watch strays from the typical Rolex designs and is an exciting glimpse at what the company is heading towards in the future.

True to its name, the Cellini Dual Time features a subdial to keep time in two time zones simultaneously. This makes it perfect for any traveler. This timepiece comes in four versions with the option for 18 ct white or Everose gold, and light or dark dials.

2. Navitimer 01 by Breitling

Navimeter 01 by Breitling Navimeter 01 by Breitling

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This year, Breitling has put a new twist on their classic Navitimer design by increasing the size from 43mm to 46mm. This larger size makes it easier to read the aviation inspired dial. The Navitimer 01 can be customized to your liking with various leather or steel straps, your choice of a black or blue dial, and your choice between a steel or 18K red gold case. This, in addition to the transparent sapphire crystal case back, makes for an eye catching watch that makes a great conversation piece for any collector.

Along with its eye catching appearance, the Navitimer 01 is also equipped with top of the line features. The watch is made with an in house movement which provides a 70 hour power reserve. Breitling is so confident in this design that they back the watch with a five year warranty.

3. Black Blizzard by Shinola

Black Blizzard by Shinola

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Shinola is a newer company based out of Detroit, Michigan that believes in the quality of American made products. They have partnered with Swiss watch maker Ronda to create a line of high quality yet affordable timepieces. Inspired by the Dust Bowl of 1930, the Black Blizzard is a tribute to American's determination to overcome adversity.

The Black Blizzard is a chronograph timepiece that comes in a 42mm or 48mm size. The watch comes with interchangeable steel and rubber bands that make it a versatile piece fit for any occasion. In addition to its time keeping function, the Black Blizzard also has a stop watch function with two subdials. If you're looking for a change from traditional brands while still getting a quality timepiece Shinola is right for you.

4. La Grande Classique De Longines by Longines

La Grande Classique De Longines by Logines

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For those looking for a less distracting timepiece, La Grande Classique is the perfect combination of simplicity and elegance. At a modest 37mm, this watch is light on the wrist and comfortable wear. The minimalistic dial design makes the watch easy to read despite its small size.

Notable features include water resistance up to 3 bar, an 18K gold case, and a choice between quarts or automatic chronograph movements. With many styles to choose from there is a La Grande Classique De Longines for buyers of all types.

5. Formula 1 Calibre 16 by Tag Heuer

Formula 1 Calibre 16 by Tag Heuer

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If you break down the name of the Formula 1 Calibre 16, Formula 1 is the line of racing inspired watches this timepiece belongs to while Calibre 16 refers to the chronograph movement the piece features. This recent release is beautifully designed with a chronograph minute dial at 12 o'clock, chronograph hour dial at 6 o'clock, chronograph second dial at 9 o'clock, and a date window at 3 o'clock.

This timepiece is 43mm and a perfect example of the beauty and precision synonymous with Swiss watches.

Have any questions about a timepiece or want to see it in person? Just schedule an appointment, and we'll be happy to show them to you!

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