After having been passed around from one watch blogger to another, finally, the two travelling Draken Kalahari prototypes found their way to my door. Usually, I would spend at least two-three weeks with a watch before doing a review, but since we are in the final days of its Kickstarter campaign, I thought it would […]

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 […]

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, […]