To our regular readers and to those who follow the microbrand watch scene, the BOLDR name might ring a bell. After the Journey chronograph that we reviewed here, and the Odyssey automatic dive watch that known an immense success on Kickstarter, they will go live on November 1, with a new project, the Expedition, a […]

It was earlier this month that Sujain Krishnan, the founder of Melbourne Watch Co. (MWC) shared a picture on Facebook of a cake with four candles, surrounded by watches. I could have used that picture to illustrate this story but I rather prefer returning to the first picture of an MWC pice that I posted here […]

I’m posting this review at the same time with a retrospective article on Melbourne Watch Co’s first four years of existence. In this short time, they grew from a startup launching its watches on crowdfunding websites to a well-established microbrand with a showroom and a workshop in Melbourne. While the Portsea is not a new […]

Viqueria is a new Italian microbrand that will do later this year a Kickstarter fundraising for their debut collection, called Roma. Behind Viqueria, we find two friends and business partners, Nicolò Debenedictis and Omar Dimauro, who also founded 2DStraps in 2012. They make high-end straps using Italian leather and they now want to do more, […]