What the Color of Your Watch Says About You
Colorful dials are well-trodden territory for watch manufacturers from all price segments. Not every enthusiast can be won over with the classic black and white – something that Rolex has superbly accommodated with kaleidoscopic color schemes for its Datejust, Oyster Perpetual, and Day-Date collections. Other industry players like Omega and Audemars Piguet have also been flexing their creative muscles to incorporate more color into their watches in recent years. In any case, the entire color wheel seems to be fair game.
The Highly Underrated Brilliance of Two-Tone Watches
Most of us immediately think of stainless steel, when we think about the most popular material for mechanical watches. Another idea however would (logically) be a precious metal like gold or platinum. And in today’s watch world, titanium and ceramic also have their place. But what about a combination of materials? Does that pop into your head when you think about watches? The combination of gold and steel is well-known, and has been around for decades. Two-tone, or “bicolor” watches (as they are also known), have a certain style that most people associate with the 1970s and 80s. But is that really true? Let’s find out more about two-tone watches.