In 2017, Rado’s reissue of the Captain Cook (which was first launched in 1962) was a smart move, pairing a good classic design done right with up-to-date features and materials. So to see the brand revitalising another classic—this time round its debut collection from 1957, the Golden Horse collection—certain expectations would naturally follow. But this didn’t disappoint either. The updated collection clearly showcases the vintage design of the Golden Horse in a larger size at 42mm and in Rado’s celebrated high tech ceramics, with the option of polished plasma high tech ceramic in a slightly darker grey hue than stainless steel or in Ceramos rose gold ceramic (90 percent ceramic and 10 percent metal). It comes with a choice of leather strap or a three-link or rice grain style stainless steel bracelet, and the classic symbol of a pair of seahorses (also known as the “kissing seahorses”) is ever-present housing the ETA C07.611, a Powermatic 80 with 80 hours of power reserve. Now, this is a collection offering an everyday casual option that exudes a certain air of vintage dressiness.