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The WatchPilot blog

Welcome to the WatchPilot blog, where you will find a diverse range of stories, videos, news, fashion, lifestyle and reviews by a wide range of authors, journalists, bloggers and influencers, all with a passion for watches.

29 September 2021

U-Boat Darkmoon Watch Review and Background

We review the incredible Darkmoon watch by Italian watchmaker U-Boat. With its deep, lustrous oil-filled dial, vibrant colours and mercurial love-it-or-hate-it compensation bubble, the U-Boat Italo Fontana Darkmoon watch offers an exciting and genuinely different timepiece.

Latest Stories

G-Shock Mens Black Watch Review
23 May 2022

G-Shock Mens Black Watch Review

Review of the toughest watch in Casio G-Shock. Sporty & light with resin case. High readability in low light conditions with mini LCD...
By Jack Biggs
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Marathon Divers Watch Review
16 May 2022

Marathon Divers Watch Review

Marathon is the most underappreciated watch brand. Combined military & durability with Swiss engineering. Automatic self-winding &...
By Jack Biggs
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Sizzling Spring and Summer Fashion Trends for Women in 2022
11 May 2022

Sizzling Spring and Summer Fashion Trends for Women in 2022

Match your new watch with the latest fashion. Big reveal, bold tailored suits, babydoll, polished preppy & virtual fantasy are ...
By Julia Robson
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Best Accurist Watches for Men - Our Reviews
21 April 2022

Best Accurist Watches for Men - Our Reviews

Our reviews of 7 favourite & affordable men's Accurist watches - Accurist watches for men offer a spectacular blend of quality and value.
By Tim Harrison
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U-Boat Darkmoon Watch Review and Background
29 September 2021

U-Boat Darkmoon Watch Review and Background

We review the incredible Darkmoon watch by Italian watchmaker U-Boat. With its deep, lustrous oil-filled dial, vibrant colours and ...
By Tim Harrison
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Best Dress Watches Under £1000
28 July 2021

Best Dress Watches Under £1000

The dress watch is a timepiece that has been used by men for centuries. These watches are typically dressier than other types of watch...

By Tim Harrison
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Best Dive Watches Under £2000
14 July 2021

Best Dive Watches Under £2000

What are the best dive watches under £2000? Dive watches come in many shapes and sizes, so we have created this list to highlight some...

By Tim Harrison
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A Full Accurist Watches Review
15 June 2021

A Full Accurist Watches Review

If you're looking for a great watch that is classy and durable, then you should check out Accurist. The company has been around since ...

By Tim Harrison
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The 20 Best Watch Brands In The World
10 June 2021

The 20 Best Watch Brands In The World

People often ask the question: "What are the best watch brands in the world?" As a millennial, you know that there are so many choices...

By Tim Harrison
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The 15 Best Watches Under £200
03 June 2021

The 15 Best Watches Under £200

Watches are one of the best accessories for men and women. They make a great gift, perfect for showing someone you care about them. If...

By Tim Harrison
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Best Dive Watches Under £1000
21 May 2021

Best Dive Watches Under £1000

If you’re a watch fanatic and want to spice up your collection, you should probably consider a diver’s...

By Tim Harrison
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What Are The Best Smartwatches Under £200?
17 May 2021

What Are The Best Smartwatches Under £200?

In 2021 smartwatches are without doubt a necessary fashion accessory. A smartwatch is like your personal computer that provides you wi...

By Tim Harrison
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What Are The Best Men’s Watches Under £200?
17 May 2021

What Are The Best Men’s Watches Under £200?

Watches are a bold fashion piece, a statement of intent and attire that makes you stand out from the rest. But the only problem is, th...

By Tim Harrison
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Best Affordable Women's Watches
11 May 2021

Best Affordable Women's Watches

A watch is an essential accessory that everyone needs! Whether you’re a student, a working woman, a CEO or a ho...

By Tim Harrison
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Best Online Watch Store UK
11 May 2021

Best Online Watch Store UK 2021

Finding reliable, competitive and hassle-free online watch stores has become increasingly difficult as the years go by. With the annua...

By Tim Harrison
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A Guide to Automatic Watches-WatchPilot
21 April 2021

A Guide to Automatic Watches

Automatic watches are true top-tier timepieces. Their finely made mechanisms are beautiful in their complexity, and are the movemen...
By Tim Harrison
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Say Hello to 2021’s TikTok Fashion Trends-WatchPilot
12 March 2021

Say Hello to 2021’s TikTok Fashion Trends

The ultimate guide to everything TikTokers are wearing this year.
By Hallam
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Best ladies’ watches under £1,000-WatchPilot
10 March 2021

Best ladies’ watches under £1,000

Get our reviewed list of U-Boat, Roamer & Polar smartwatches for ladies all under £1,000. You'll find a timepiece for your high-class...
By Tim Harrison
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What are the most valuable watches?-WatchPilot
24 February 2021

What Are The Best Value Watches?

What are the most valuable watches?

Your watch is more t...

By Tim Harrison
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How to Change a Watch Battery-WatchPilot
18 February 2021

How to Change a Watch Battery

Has the dreaded happened? You thought you were on time and then suddenly realised that your watch has ...

By Tim Harrison
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The UK’s most swipeable outfits-WatchPilot
17 February 2021

The UK’s most swipeable outfits

Our survey reveals the outfits that Brits find the most attractive... 

By Hallam
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A Guide to Waterproof Watches-WatchPilot
10 February 2021

A Guide to Waterproof Watches

A Guide to Waterproof Watches

Having a waterproof watch ...

By Tim Harrison
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The Best Men’s Watches For Under £1,000-WatchPilot
08 February 2021

Best Men’s Watches Under £1,000

Not all watches are created equal. There is a huge difference in quality, price point and design between cheap men's watches and expen...

By Tim Harrison
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Guide to Chronograph Watches-WatchPilot
03 February 2021

Guide to Chronograph Watches

Chronograph watches are one of the most popular types of watches around today, although they...
By Tim Harrison
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The Best Ladies Watches For Under £500-WatchPilot
03 February 2021

The Best Ladies Watches For Under £500

Womens’ watches are not simply a way of telling the time: they are an accessory, an item that can make or break the perfect outfit ...
By Tim Harrison
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The Best Men's Watches For Under £500-WatchPilot
03 February 2021

The Best Men's Watches For Under £500

Looking stylish doesn’t need to break the bank - the horological landscape has shifted in recent years to bring you a greater varie...
By Tim Harrison
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Guide to British Watch Brands-WatchPilot
03 February 2021

Guide to British Watch Brands

Britain was once seen as the centre of watchmaking - a horological hub of pioneers in the industry. But this was back in the 19th c...
By Tim Harrison
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How to Properly Clean Your Watch-WatchPilot
03 February 2021

How to Properly Clean Your Watch

Whether you wear it everyday or just for special occasions, it’s important to make time to give your watch a bit of TLC with a regu...
By Tim Harrison
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The UK’s lost time - How have we spent our days in 2020?-WatchPilot
19 November 2020

The UK’s lost time - How have we spent our days in 2020?

How long have you spent sleeping
By Tim Harrison
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Buying a Designer Watch For a Milestone-WatchPilot
07 February 2020

Buying a Designer Watch For a Milestone

Major life milestones and watches go hand in hand. When loved ones reach a major birthday whether it’s 18, 21, 30 or even 65, 70...

By Tim Harrison
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How To Care For Your Designer Watch-WatchPilot
07 February 2020

How To Care For Your Designer Watch

A designer watch is an investment that, if looked after well, should last a lifetime. Keeping it safe and giving it a good clean...

By Tim Harrison
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Guide To Buying Your First Designer Watch-WatchPilot
07 February 2020

Guide To Buying Your First Designer Watch

Buying your first designer watch is an exciting time. Maybe there’s a particular style or design that you’ve always wanted meani...

By Tim Harrison
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Best Watches

The Best Men’s Watches For Under £1,000-WatchPilot
08 February 2021

Best Men’s Watches Under £1,000

Not all watches are created equal. There is a huge difference in quality, price point and design between cheap men's watches and expen...

By Tim Harrison
Read Story >
Best Dress Watches Under £1000
28 July 2021

Best Dress Watches Under £1000

The dress watch is a timepiece that has been used by men for centuries. These watches are typically dressier than other types of watch...

By Tim Harrison
Read Story >
Best Dive Watches Under £2000
14 July 2021

Best Dive Watches Under £2000

What are the best dive watches under £2000? Dive watches come in many shapes and sizes, so we have created this list to highlight some...

By Tim Harrison
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