It’s like a ring of fire!

April 11, 2017 . by Patrick Kansa

Unlike the one that Johnny Cash sang about, though, this one shouldn’t burn you.  Rings with luminous material have been pretty popular as of late, and I’ve been interested in them ever since I ran across Black Badger a few years ago.  I have also rather been a fan of the patterns inherent in damascus…



To infinity and beyond with the SD-09 Spacecraft

March 29, 2017 . by Patrick Kansa

Sometimes, what comes to us out of crowd-funded campaigns is just a lot of “meh”, stuff that looks like the 20 watches before it with just a change of dial.  Well, we are certainly not fans of badge engineering here at WWR.  Then you get something like the SD-09 Spacecraft, and, well, it’s surely not…



Getting tweedy with the Vario Eclipse

March 28, 2017 . by Patrick Kansa

Wait, Vario?  Aren’t they the watch strap company?  Well, yeah, they are – but now they’re also dipping their toes into the world of creating a watch – the Vario Eclipse.



Ackurat shows us the magic of Swedish design

March 21, 2017 . by John Biggs

Ah, Sweden! Home to ABBA, at fjord or two, and Ackurat. This company has already released a unique minimalist watch called the M83, a unique piece with a band-in-case design that is reminiscent of the Omega Chronostop. The 38mm case has a Swiss Ronda movement and comes in five different colors – gold/white, gold/dark grey,…



Live Like a Rebel with the Swiss Made LIV Rebel

March 20, 2017 . by Neal Goodacre

LIV watches is now on their third Kickstarter campaign and already breaking records. LIV Watches newest model, the Rebel, has taken in $450,ooo in the first 48 hours. As of March 20th they are already at $1,105,116 with 9 more days to go. How are they able to get so much support in such little time? Lets look…



Introducing the Nomadic Empires Collection from – Amir Watches

March 10, 2017 . by Neal Goodacre

We here at WWR have reviewed watches from all over the world, covering releases from a variety of countries.  Today, however, breaks new ground.  The Amir Watch Company is headquartered in Kazakhstan (of note, they are part of the Miami Watch Company, who also owns Stranger Watch Company). Their aim is to bring more exposer to Kazakhstan by releasing…



Padron Tessera X-Ray fully funded on Kickstarter

February 20, 2017 . by Ken Nichols

Padron makes another strong showing on Kickstarter with a skeletonized automatic.