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.



Straton Syncro brings a duffel to a car race

February 10, 2017 . by John Biggs

Another day, another classic-looking Kickstarter watch that tickles a few of the pleasure spots in this jaded old man’s heart. This time its the Straton Syncro, a racing-inspired watch that is being sold with a matching duffel bag. As the old wedding adage goes “You’re not just buying a watch. You’re gaining luggage!” The watch…



Clairette Watches hits Kickstarter with vintage charm

February 7, 2017 . by Jim Manley

Stockholm-based Clairette Watches backs up its claims of historical inspiration with two fairly authentic numbers: 38 mm and 34 mm. Those are the classic sizes of its new Miyota 1L45 quartz-powered watch. In a sea of watches 40 mm and larger, Clairette has set itself apart, and that vintage gambit seems to have paid off….



The Draken Tugela Automatic Dive Watch – Looking for Adventure

February 3, 2017 . by Neal Goodacre

Draken Watch Co. was started by Michael Blythe, who grew up and spent most of his life in South Africa. Having always had a love for watches, Michael decided to go from just obsessing about them to creating them. In 2015 he created the Draken Tugela and is now getting funding through his Kickstarter campaign.