Clockwork Synergy Straps Team Review

April 5, 2017 . by Patrick Kansa

We’re no stranger to strap reviews here, and, over the years, we have gotten to sample quite a variety from brands small and large. All of those reviews have been singular affairs, in that we have had one person evaluating the straps for the article. This time around, we are trying something different. For our…



The Spinnaker Cahill – The Best Spinnaker Yet

March 29, 2017 . by Victor Marks

After Baselworld showed us wonderful things from Breitling, Tudor, and Carl F. Bucherer, I want to take a moment and go back to the affordable end of the pool. I want to talk to you about the Spinnaker SP–5033 Cahill. This is one of my favorite affordable watches.



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.



His and Hers Hands-on with MJW Colour Venn and Cyclops

March 23, 2017 . by Jim Manley

Precision is overrated. You obviously agree, or you wouldn’t be here reading about inherently inaccurate mechanical watches. You and I appreciate the fact that craftsmanship and style are usually more important than down-to-the-second accuracy. Mr. Jones Watches takes that appreciation to the extreme with two of its more colorful watches: Colour Venn and Cyclops. My…



Anicorn Watches’ “Hidden Time” collaborative chameleon

March 22, 2017 . by Jim Manley

The third Kickstarter from Anicorn Watches marks the start of an ambitious new around-the-world collaborative journey. The “Trio of Time” campaign will take Anicorn co-founders Joe Kwan and Chris Chan to cities chosen by Kickstarter backers where the pair will collaborate with a local artist on a new timepiece. First stop: Seoul, South Korea.



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,…