Category Archives: Audemars Piguet

Vintage Eye for the Perpetual Calendar: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak

About a year ago, I began writing the “Vintage Eye for theModern Guy” series in an effort to spotlight some of the historical influences behind many of the world’s most popular watches. My subjects have ranged from complete re-creations of vintage models by some brands to contemporary re-interpretations by others; we have covered the good,… Read More »

2 Black-and-White Watches Perfect For 2016 Fashion Trends

It was an incredible year thus far at the world watch shows, with so many amazing new black-and-white watches for men and women making a strong appearance on the market. The new black/white look is on target with 2016 fashion trends, where black, white (and a lot of color) make strong appearances — particularly in… Read More »

The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Gold Hands-On Watch

One of my all-time favorite watches is the Royal Oak. It is actually one of the models that got me into mechanical watches in the mid-1990s. Love at first sight, you could say, and as you know that is something to cherish. However, these watches come at a certain price and with those perpetual annual… Read More »

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Selfwinding

Royal Oak Selfwinding The word “audacious“ is invoked far too often in the world of watches, and though the Royal Oak may seem tame by today’s standards, it was truly audacious when it debuted in 1972. It was a precious timepiece in a non-precious metal, carrying a luxury price. Over the years, AP left well-enough… Read More »