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 […]

Earlier this year, I reviewed the TACS Automatic Vintage Lens II, as its name says it, it’s a watch with the looks of a vintage camera lens. I was really impressed with the attention to every detail of the designer and founder of TACS, Yoshiaki Motegi, and now with the approach of the holiday season, they […]

The new Borealis Sea Storm V2 is more than a typical homage diver watch. It would be hard to count how many microbrands are out there nowadays, and most of them draw their inspiration from the well known Rolex Submariner when they are creating a diving timepiece. This is why it is refreshing to have […]

TACS was founded by Japanese designer Yoshiaki Motegi, wanting to create watches that tell a story and are rooted in lifestyle. The brand until a couple of years ago was not known outside Aisa, but a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for to introduce the Automatic Vintage Lens to the world created enough buzz that […]