I have always loved retro divers – there are a lot of watches out there that are recreations of diving watches from the 1960s. This whole genre of timepiece just appeals to me. These watches echo the past while offering modern movements and features. The diving style makes them sporty, while the retro aspect makes […]

Prometheus Watch Company was established in Portugal in 2008. They are inspired mostly by the good old mechanical timepieces of the 1960s and the early 70s but above all, they are about creating wristwatches using modern and fine quality parts. As a microbrand, that means they are using the best elements they can find from […]

A few days ago we posted about the upcoming Miami Watch Company crowdfunding campaign for Katana, a new collection of watches inspired by the craft of forging samurai swords. Four models, each one named after a Tenka-Goken, or the “Heavenly Samurai Swords”: Dojigiri (童子切), Onimaru (鬼丸), Mikazuki (三日月) and Juzumaru (数珠丸). Their bezel is made […]

A lot has changed since I first wrote about “Buying Your First Panerai“. The iconic brand has introduced a whole range of smaller watches, for one thing – with minimal water resistance. And other, more familiar models have been slimmed down. There are bright, colorful straps on some models. There also some new and unusual […]