Articles by: Mick

NOWA Watches: Modern Intelligence, Classic Design

NOWA Watches: Modern Intelligence, Classic Design

In this day and age, there is a smart watch on every wrist. While many find them to be helpful and convenient, just as many don’t want a flashy, ultra-modern watch to take place of their traditional timepieces. That’s where NOWA Watches come in. Born in Paris, the Shaper watch by NOWA features everything that you love about a smart watch housed inside of a classic timepiece design, creating a […]

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SD-09 Watches: Bringing Science Fiction Dreams Back Down to Earth

SD-09 Watches: Bringing Science Fiction Dreams Back Down to Earth

Inspired by the spacecrafts of Star Wars, SD-09 watches work on the idea that there is no way to cut corners when it comes to using the right materials and construction for spacecrafts, and that principle should be applied in watchmaking as well. They draw inspiration from sci-fi and futuristic mechanics, making them stand out from other watches that simply re-work classic designs. Wanting to design a watch that could […]

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McDowell Time Sonoma Watch: Inspired by Race Cars and Racing Hearts

McDowell Time Sonoma Watch: Inspired by Race Cars and Racing Hearts

McDowell Time Time is a watch company that is based in Rockville, Maryland, and is an ever-growing watch company looking to expand. Many timepieces in today’s industry are inspired by something that is well loved by the creators, but not every watch incorporates aspects of their passions into their timepieces. That’s where McDowell Time is different. Their watch, the Sonoma, is a dedication to their passion for speed-driven racecars and […]

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Brellum Duobox Chronometer – A New Offer With Cool Retro Design & Excellent Value For Money

Brellum Duobox Chronometer – A New Offer With Cool Retro Design & Excellent Value For Money

BRELLUM Swiss Watchmaking is an independent Swiss brand developing, producing and marketing high quality timepieces for admirers of exceptional craftsmanship. The cradle for Jura watchmaking and ancestral know-how is located at Porrentruy which is a medieval city built in 1148. So I am proud to represent the 4th generation of Muller family watchmakers who have been succeeding one another in this craft since 1885. I now feel that at the […]

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5 WatchDrops last week

5 WatchDrops last week

#WatchDrops The Gray Rebel by @livwatches A post shared by WatchDrops • Watch Releases (@watchdrops) on Mar 13, 2017 at 3:03pm PDT Monta Oceanking by @montawatch #WatchDrops A post shared by WatchDrops • Watch Releases (@watchdrops) on Mar 14, 2017 at 12:12am PDT Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45 by @tagheuer #WatchDrops A post shared by WatchDrops • Watch Releases (@watchdrops) on Mar 14, 2017 at 11:02pm PDT The new @longines […]

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Roquebrune N°2 by Corniche Watches

Roquebrune N°2 by Corniche Watches

The latest limited edition timepiece from Corniche Watches is a second celebration of Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, one of the founders of Corniche favourite spots along the Côte d’Azur. Similar to its predecessor, the Roquebrune Nº2 features hues of brown and grey inspired by the rugged Roquebrune coastline. #WatchDrops Roquebrune N°2 by @cornichewatches A post shared by WatchDrops • Watch Releases (@watchdrops) on Mar 13, 2017 at 7:01am PDT

Amir Watches Launches The Nomadic Empires collection on Kickstarter

Amir Watches Launches The Nomadic Empires collection on Kickstarter

Many watchmakers of modern times are concerned with manufacturing the latest and greatest; they desire to create memorable timepieces that serve to revolutionize the way watches have always been made. In the case of Nodamic Empires Watches by Amir, the understanding is that a watch does not have to be flashy and new for it to make a memorable impression. Inspired by centuries-old nomadic cultures, these timepieces take their cues […]

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We had a chat with Daniel the founder of Paradigm watches

We had a chat with Daniel the founder of Paradigm watches

You probably remember your first watch, what was it and how did your passion start? As per usual with me, I think I break the mould with this answer because luxury watches were a far cry from my humble upbringing… My passion started with an inexpensive ‘Snoopy’ watch my dad bought as a gift for me when he returned from a business trip to Japan. To this day it remains […]

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A Modern Twist on a Beloved Favorite: Swatch Sistem51 Irony

A Modern Twist on a Beloved Favorite: Swatch Sistem51 Irony

Watchmaking is an ever-evolving entity. Some watchmakers choose to stay with the classic stylings of horology while adding in little tweaks here and there. Others choose to completely renovate the look and feel of a watch to bring something exciting and original to the market. And some others, such as Swatch, aim to change their own unique way of making watches entirely. Welcome to the new and improved Sistem51 Irony […]

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