Watch in a Day: Arcturus LC-1, an Art-Deco styled watch

Taking its name after the brightest star in the constellation of Boötes, Arcturus is a new watch brand that shines brightly in the universe of microbrands. Inspired by the Art-Deco of the 20s, the Arcturus LC-1 presents a stylish, modern designed that draws from Founder’s fascination in firearms and architecture. From its dial to the watch case, the Arcturus LC-1 (short for Lion City aka … Continue reading Watch in a Day: Arcturus LC-1, an Art-Deco styled watch

ZOID Mastermind, an unusual time(machine)piece

As a watch enthusiast and watch lover who appreciates well-designed products, Andrew Oliver created the ZOID Mastermind. ZOID Mastermind is designed to be a practical day-to-day wear that is different from the mainstream. The aggressively designed Mastermind case was completely designed by in-house and it is not just another watch case. The watch itself is a resemblance of a modern futuristic time machine with the … Continue reading ZOID Mastermind, an unusual time(machine)piece

HORAE launched their debut collection of customisable watches

HORAE, a new independent watch company that makes affordable personalised timepieces while embracing the history and provenance of watchmaking, launched their debut collection on Kickstarter. With the rise of fashion brands and the litany of catchphrases such as “affordable luxury”, HORAE’s founders observed the growing disconnect between younger consumers and the art of watchmaking. Through HORAE, they hope to connect more people to watches and … Continue reading HORAE launched their debut collection of customisable watches

Watch in a Day: Schaffen S65, a customisable Genta-inspired timepiece

Watches designed and inspired by the legendary Gerald Genta are expensive – think Audemars Piguet Royal Oak, Vacheron Constantin Overseas, Patek Philippe Nautilus, IWC Ingenieur and so on. While we recognise that there are other Genta-inspired watches out there in the market, more often than not, they either look like blantant rip-offs of the existing icons or are just poorly constructed watches. It’s indeed refreshing … Continue reading Watch in a Day: Schaffen S65, a customisable Genta-inspired timepiece

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