Apollo: An Italian-designed Regulator Watch inspired by Space

We are nothing without Space and Time, everything will cease to exist. The Apollo watch was conceived by a team of Italian designers inspired by the enigma of Space and Time, and their love of art and fascination of precision instruments. The Apollo watch features four regulator watch models coming in two editions, Limited Editions and Kickstarter Editions: The regulator watches are inspired by the … Continue reading Apollo: An Italian-designed Regulator Watch inspired by Space

Watch in a Day: Direnzo DRZ_Type 250F, a timepiece in remembrance of classic Formula One racing

Founded in Switzerland in 2015 by Sergio Godoy, Direnzo Watches debuts their first timepiece collection clearly inspired by Formula One race cars from the 1940-50s. The fancy model name, DRZ_Type_250F, derived from the classic Maserati Type 250F race car and its design is certainly no stranger to fans of vintage cars. I managed to spend a day with it, not in a Maserati but on … Continue reading Watch in a Day: Direnzo DRZ_Type 250F, a timepiece in remembrance of classic Formula One racing

Watch in a Day: BOLDR Odyssey, a bold move into serious diver watch

BOLDR Watches achieved over 400% in funding for their BOLDR Journey on Kickstarter last May. For 2017, BOLDR embarked on a similar (yet more serious) route with the BOLDR Odyssey. We had the pleasure of sitting down with Leon, Co-Founder of BOLDR for a chat over coffee, and a full hands-on experience with the Odyssey in a day. By now, frequent readers of Suave Watches will know that I am rather critical … Continue reading Watch in a Day: BOLDR Odyssey, a bold move into serious diver watch

Zahnd & Kormann ZK No.1, probably the most affordable Swiss Made Triple Calendar Moonphase Chronograph​

Mechanical watches with several complications are highly venerable, and undoubtedly, comes at higher price tag when its branded “Swiss Made”. While many will just come to conclusion that complication watches are beyond their reach, but definitely not Roger Zahnd and Florian Kormann from Bern, Switzerland. The two friends set out on their horological journey to bringing the best value possible to watch enthusiasts, and eventually … Continue reading Zahnd & Kormann ZK No.1, probably the most affordable Swiss Made Triple Calendar Moonphase Chronograph​

My Pick for Baselworld 2017: Tudor

How was it like living in the shadow of an overachieving big brother and then making it big on your own? Just ask Tudor. There is no doubt that Tudor is one of the most exciting brands out there at the moment. Targeting millennials and first-time watch buyers, they understood what consumers want and went beyond the call of duty. Aren’t we glad that Tudor … Continue reading My Pick for Baselworld 2017: Tudor

SD-09™ Spacecraft Watches: The Future is Your Present

Everyone knows that a spacecraft must be able to withstand the most extreme level of wear and tear. It is the very concept behind the SD-09™ Spacecraft Watch, a strong and superior timepiece with unique design. Founder, Sydney Dong, launched the first Kickstarter campaign for SD-09™ Spacecraft Watches today.  The SD-09™ Spacecraft Watch is available in 4 different variations: The dial of the SD-09™ Spacecraft Watch … Continue reading SD-09™ Spacecraft Watches: The Future is Your Present

My Pick for Baselworld 2017: Seiko

Seiko is a brand synonymous with affordable timepieces. However, it should not be forgotten that they have made great strides with the Grand Seiko and also the elusive Credor. To draw a clear distinction between the affordable Seiko watches and their high-end watch making endeavours, the Grand Seiko brand will be re-established as a separate brand from Seiko. It’s a big step forward for the … Continue reading My Pick for Baselworld 2017: Seiko