Sprout Cork His-n-Hers Review

December 31, 2013 . by Patrick Kansa

  We’ve gone a long time without his-n-hers reviews, and now we’ve got a pair just about back to back (for the other recent one, you can check out the Armitron review here). While the last model focused on a dressier (and all-metal) look, these models from Sprout go for a more casual – and…

A Rather Polished DIY Watch

December 30, 2013 . by Patrick Kansa

  DIY watches bring up a sort of morbid curiosity in me. They’re something I love to see, as you can get some creative ideas. I also have a basic appreciation for the work that goes into them, but I know my skill set (at least with electronics and soldering) would lead to me killing…

Reminder: Back My Novel, Get Marie Antoinette’s Watch Free (The Book, Not The Actual Watch)

December 29, 2013 . by John Biggs

I’ve been working on my novel, Mytro, for a few years now and I’ve finally decided to bite the bullet: Mytro is now live on Indiegogo and ready to pre-order. The book is done – it just needs some polish and printing and I’m excited to share it with you. Still not convinced? Visit Mytro.info…

Historical Horology: When Mechanical Watches Made A Comeback

December 29, 2013 . by Patrick Kansa

  As we’ve seen in other articles, the watch industry is one that constantly reinvents itself. The quartz revolution of the 1970s left a lasting, perhaps indelible, mark on traditional watchmaking. While the quartz watches brought us unparalleled accuracy in increasingly more affordable packages, the watches ushered in by the Seiko Astron just lacked something…

Watching The Web for December 28, 2013

December 28, 2013 . by Patrick Kansa

  Welcome back to our weekly installment, where we have a quick look at some interesting watches and articles that have popped up over the last week, as well as taking a second look at what some of our more popular articles this week year were.  Yes, that’s right – since this is our last edition…

Armitron His-n-Hers Watch Reviews

December 27, 2013 . by Patrick Kansa

  Coordinating things with your significant other can sometimes be a tricky thing to do, if that’s what you’re shooting for. When it comes to watches, you can occasionally find particular models that are presented in both a men’s size (say, 36mm+ case) and a women’s size (in the lower 30’s for the case diameter)….

A Kickstarter Watch With Some Classic Looks

December 26, 2013 . by Patrick Kansa

Our pal Matt Himmelstein is back with another Kickstarter watch, the Mouve M01.  If you ask me, this one definitely has hints of Panerai and/or Tsovet – which I’ll leave to you as to whether or not that’s a good thing.  Read on to see what Matt thought of the watch.