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

Tropic Diver 300 by Evant Watches, re-emerging design from the 60s

Diver watch designs are usually generic, sterile and more often than not micro brands tend to err on the safe side with ‘beaten to death’ models. The Tropic Diver 300 by Evant Watches is inspired by a lessser-known diver watch from the 60s, the extremely rare Breguet no. 1646 with only 60 pieces ever made. Let’s dive into the details. There are two variants of … Continue reading Tropic Diver 300 by Evant Watches, re-emerging design from the 60s

Introducing Lumbr’s Troy, a wooden watch inspired by the Trojan Horse

I have received many emails on Kickstarter projects but never one that’s so unusual. From the ship to your wrist, each Troy watch is handcrafted from solid oak or walnut shipwood. Theo and Bart, the founders of Lumbr were inspired by the Trojan Horse that the Greek used to enter the city of Troy during the Trojan War. So what makes this watch so interesting? The Troy’s … Continue reading Introducing Lumbr’s Troy, a wooden watch inspired by the Trojan Horse

Jacopo Dondi, a Single-Hand 24-Hour Watch

Jacopo Dondi was launched in June 2016 as a Kickstarter campaign, raising over $50K in pre-orders. Based in Perth, Founders Jake and Carmen came up with the concept thinking it was an original idea but soon found out otherwise. In fact, the single-hand 24-hour timekeeping concept has been around for almost 700 years and was the original way of telling time (think: sundial). Let’s take a look at … Continue reading Jacopo Dondi, a Single-Hand 24-Hour Watch