Can You Wear a Watch in the Shower?

Whether you’re testing the limits of a new dive watch, or you’ve found yourself somewhere with a shared bathroom, and you don’t want to leave your watch unattended, it can be tempting to keep your watch on in the shower. Let’s find out if you should, and what that might do to your watch. No, … Read more

Hacking and Hand-Winding Watch Movements (Are they Really Necessary?)

Hacking and hand-winding are two terms often used to describe features in some mechanical watch movements. In short, hacking allows you to set the watch’s second hand in addition to the minute and hour hand. When pulling out the crown to set the time, the second hand stops completely. This allows you to more accurately … Read more

Don’t Buy an Orient Bambino Before Reading This

The Orient Bambino is generally regarded as one of the best affordable automatic dress watches currently on the market. Its elegant charm and modern execution are rare to find at this price point. The movement inside is made in-house by Orient themselves, again rare in entry-level watches. It’s quite affordable and has the styling of … Read more

Automatic Vs. Quartz. Vs. Mechanical (3 Watch Movements You Need To Know)

Automatic vs Mechanical vs quartz Watches

When you’re shopping for a new watch, you’ll quickly realize that there are three main types of watch movements: automatic, quartz, and mechanical. While these three watch movements might sound similar, the difference between them is what makes each type unique and valuable. So, what’s the difference between these movements? Mechanical watches are powered by … Read more

Seiko Prospex SPB297, SPB299 & SPB301 – Save the Ocean 2022 Special Editions

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Seiko has introduced three new dive watches into the Prospex Save the Ocean lineup, the Seiko Prospex SPB297, SPB299 & SPB301. Each iteration is a modern re-interpretation of already massively popular dive watch styles from the 60s and ’70s. These pieces are fully upgraded with 6R35 movements, sapphire crystals and 200m water resistance. What really … Read more

What is An Homage Watch?

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Homage watches are one of the most polarizing topics in the watch community. They can also be pretty confusing to understand, at first.  Today we’re going to be covering a few things about homage watches such as the difference between a homage watch and a replica watch. Is a homage a fake watch? And most … Read more