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Red Bar Melbourne x Henry Buck’s Masterclass

With the recent inception of Red Bar Melbourne, organised by prolific collector, and all-round watch enthusiast, Ernie Tang, Melbourne’s watch nerds have found even more reason to get together and talk watches than ever before. Between organising casual get-togethers, and more brand-centric events, Ernie certainly has his hands full. One of the bigger recent meets was held in conjunction with …

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Time Well Spent: Martenero Marquis

Not too long ago, Bridge and Barrel was lucky enough to spend some time with a Martenero Founder one of the first models released by the brand. This time we’ve got the Marquis model to be put through its paces. Martenero provides the ability to customize its models, which is also available for the Marquis. We received a 38mm, black …

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In case you missed it: Peroni Style at Pitti Uomo

In case you missed it, which is probably highly unlikely, Pitti Uomo was held last month in the absolutely gorgeous town of Firenze, Italy. Strictly speaking, it’s a trade show, for menswear buyers and sellers to meet and make deals about the newest season’s offerings. That said, it’s eventually morphed into a bit of a playground for the bolder played …

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IWC x Mercedes AMG Formula 1

Fine watches and stupidly fast cars have always enjoyed a strong relationship, whether it be on or off the track. Off the track, we see homages to chronographs of old, making us wish we could be cool enough to actually drive a car worthy of the watches on our wrists. On the track however, we tend to see the most …

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Time Well Spent: Archimede Pilot Chrono

Here at Bridge and Barrel, we love the big brands and some of the beautiful watches they produce year after year, but we also pride ourselves on bringing quality and affordable watches to the masses. Archimede is a brand that embodies the very same spirit, by providing a top-notch look with very affordable pricing. The history of Archimede originates in …

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DJINN’S Streetwear

Based and established in 2001, DJINN’S are a German streetwear brand making big waves with their customised sneakers, headgear and backpacks. Their style revolves around matching colour and fabric, and using the best materials to develop products that are edgy, comfortable and versatile for modern trends. In recent times, they have partnered with artists such as Boris Hoppek, Henry Obasi …

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Pointer Soma II // A.F.D

Bright white outer. bright white upper. bright white laces. All white everything. The Soma II is the quintessential white mid-top, finished with a comfortable rubber sole that is decoratively patterned with the Pointer logo. In terms of branding, Pointer are very subtle in the way that they present their logo/symbol, and this adds to their collection, placing greater emphasis on …

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BRANDBLACK

BRANDBLACK is the creation of pioneers, David Raysse and Billy Dill, who have over 35 years of combined industry experience at footwear headquarters of major organisations such as Fila and Adidas. At a time where an intersection forms between athletics and leisure, BRANDBLACK fits into a market that celebrates the amalgamation of sport and fashion. Their vision is simple: Look …

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Edox x Extreme Sailing Series 2015

Watches and sailboats; seems like the perfect match doesn’t it? Expensive, high-end timepieces are often associated with luxury and wealth, much like owning a yacht. You’ll often see movie stars and shipping magnates on beautiful 100-foot yachts in white linen shirts, wearing the latest gold and/or diamond studded timepiece. Last weekend’s experience in Sydney could not have been more different, …

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Pointer Footwear

Pointer Footwear is a brand that was first established in London in 2004 – renowned for its meticulous attention to detail, shape and colour for their versatile range of casual shoes. Their vision involves reinventing the “Classics”, combining authentic materials, such as nubuck, full grain and waterproof leather, with contemporary styles and aesthetics. Taking inspiration from a variety of art forms, …