Boston and Stewill: British-ly Swiss

January 19, 2017 . by Victor Marks

From the heart of England comes a British watch by Boston and Stewill with a Swiss motor, and a sub-dial that takes influence from a man from Milan going back to 1909. Why have they made it? What spawned this most European creature? And why should you wear one?



KLYNT Shouts “Swiss Made” from the roof tops of Genève

January 13, 2017 . by Jim Manley

We looked at the CODE41 a few weeks back and now we seem to have found its classy cousin: the KLYNT. Both have multi-piece dials, both proudly proclaim their Swiss automatic movements, and both seem to be shouting their names. But the KLYNT’s more traditional case shape and more elaborate dial might give it a…



The helm of Styrman & Crew

January 12, 2017 . by Victor Marks

This is a watch. There are many like it. This one is here. And on Kickstarter.



Zahnd & Kormann: Valjoux chronograph for the people

January 10, 2017 . by Jim Manley

Apparently, all it takes to start a watch company these days is to be a couple of thirty-something guys from Switzerland. Or Australia. Or anywhere in between. And that is fantastic. Zahnd & Kormann is just a couple of friends from Switzerland and their freshman effort is proof that the democratization of watchmaking is indeed…



Cabaro Watch – An Australian with a Swiss heart

January 6, 2017 . by Neal Goodacre

The Cabaro Watch is a crowdfunded timepiece from Australia. Their campaign ends on January 11, 2017. They are more than fully funded with over $73,000 taken in which is approx. $29,000 above their goal. So what is this company offering? They claim their watches are classic but unique, affordable but luxurious, and contemporary but timeless….



Décantheure is a watch for wine lovers

January 5, 2017 . by John Biggs

Is it chardonnay-o’clock? Shiraz-thirty? Half-past-functional-alcholism? We’ve got a watch for you. Décantheure is the watch for you. This crowdfunded watch is a basic 3-hander with a few fun design twists. The coolest thing? It has decanting times for various wines, from 30 minutes to 2+ hours, allowing you to let your wine breathe before you…



Von Doren has vintage style I can dig

January 4, 2017 . by Patrick Kansa

Over the past year or so, we have seen a lot of “me too” sort of watch designs hitting Kickstarter, and it has started to get old.  I mean, how many thin, minimalistic, two-handed watches can we really handle?  Well, of those clone designs, I say no more.  When it comes to something like what…