Black, noir, sable, stygian … whatever name you wish to call it, there can be no debate – black itself is always cooler than whatever is "the new black". Anyone who's seen Tarantino's 1992 cult classic Reservoir Dogs will know what I mean. And anything that is painted black instantly becomes far, far cooler. Henry Ford famously said, "Any customer can have a car painted any colour that he wants, so long as it is black." The Model T Ford only came in black. What else did you need? The man was onto something. Watch brands know this too, because black watches are above trend. They happen on the year, every year. That's why when Zenith have just dropped their all black errything drop of the angular El Primero A384 Revival, the Chronomaster Revival 'Shadow', which revives a '70s model that was onto the deadly charms of murdering a watch out wayyyyy ahead of the curve. The Shadow, however, is just the latest in an unending succession of .a bunch of blacked-out timepieces released over the last couple of years that prove that watches are just better when they're brought … Back in Black. The Bulgari Octo Finissimo Automatic Black…

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