Watch in a Day: BOLDR Expedition, a hardy field watch with a premium touch

Earlier in 2017, Leon the Co-Founder of BOLDR told us that the brand started with the “idea of connecting wearers with the spirit of adventures”; it is not an empty promise for sure. In just two years, BOLDR has expanded their line-up exponentially. Today we are very excited to get our hands on their latest addition, the BOLDR Expedition. Frequent readers of Suave Watches will … Continue reading Watch in a Day: BOLDR Expedition, a hardy field watch with a premium touch

Watch in a Day: VARIO Eclipse, 60s Bauhaus style watch inspired by Chinese mythology

Bauhaus watches are characterised by the use of non-complex, minimalist designs. It grew in popularity within the mainstream watch market and proved to be a hit among consumers, but not many brands got them right — down to the details. VARIO is one of the brands that managed to find the balance between form and substance. The VARIO Eclipse was launched and funded on Kickstarter in May … Continue reading Watch in a Day: VARIO Eclipse, 60s Bauhaus style watch inspired by Chinese mythology

A Lathe away from conquering the World of Watchmaking, an Exclusive Interview with Independent Watchmaker Peter Elliot Glomb

It is so common to find new micro brands popping up on Kickstarter these days. From mainstream time-only quartz watches to original timepieces that offers great value proposition and unique features. Strangely enough, we now have a man asking for our assistance in crowdfunding, not a new flashy watch, but a lathe. Peter Elliot Glomb, an independent watchmaker based in Germany, is currently running a … Continue reading A Lathe away from conquering the World of Watchmaking, an Exclusive Interview with Independent Watchmaker Peter Elliot Glomb

DWISS R1, Swiss-made Tourbillon watch for less than US$9,000

Tourbillons are among the most challenging and complicated mechanisms ever created in the history of watchmaking. They are also used in some of the most expensive watches in the world. For the first time,  a Swiss-made Tourbillon presented by DWISS, is now made affordable for the average pocket. The campaign was funded on Kickstarter in only 4 minutes, and has reached more than 130,000 CHF … Continue reading DWISS R1, Swiss-made Tourbillon watch for less than US$9,000

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