The name IWC is always associated with something aesthetically classic and proportionally sportive as its Portifino and Portugieser collections are internationally recognized and sought-after amongst gentlemen. However, that is not all about IWC. Different from these two collections, the Pilot’s Watch line interpret a neo-classic style. As the name indicates, this collection is created with the purpose to offer define wristwatches for pilots. IWC’s first Pilot watch was made in 1936. Well, with the passage of time, the watchmaking technology has been greatly improved and also the watch style tends to be more neoteric. But the austere and striking design of the very first IWC Pilot watches has been still attractive these days. That is why IWC brings back the retro design this year. The new Pilot’s watch Mark XVIII is a tribute to the IWC replica watches in old days. To add a deliberately vintage touch, the Mark XVIII watch comes with a rather understated and plain design. It is really a fab piece to purists. However, what most IWC fans and fashionistas pay highly attention to must be the replica Mark XVIII watches.
It is not surprising at all to find that replica IWC Pilot’s watches Mark XVIII watches give a perfect reappearance of the charming design of the official model. In these replica IWC Pilot watches, subtly brushed stainless steel case and a narrow round bezel with polished edge give the watches a steady and refined look. Even though cases in these replica IWC Pilot watches measure 40 mm only, the narrow bezel gives the dial a broader look than it actually is. And dials of these replica IWC Pilot watches are also what catch lots of eyes. The pure white dial keep striking and chic enough with black indexes. Roman numerals, hour markers and hands all follow the iconic font which is shown in most IWC Pilot’s watches. Without complicated functions, these replica IWC Pilot watches just realize timekeeping function in the most original and basic way. And the clear white-and-black design just allows them to be immune to fashion.