Articles by: Mick

Why do People Wear Watches on Inside of Wrist? And Can you?

Why do People Wear Watches on Inside of Wrist? And Can you?

Chances are, you’ve seen some people wear watches on the inside of the wrist, or upside down as some people refer to it as (whilst technically not correct). Since this is not the most common way to wear a watch, you’ve probably thought about why you would wear the watch on the inside of the wrist, and what the benefits (and reasons) of doing so are. The answer to that […]

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Strap or Bracelet on your Watch? Which is Best?

Strap or Bracelet on your Watch? Which is Best?

The strap or bracelet is a crucial part of a watch in order to be able to wear it. But it is also a crucial aspect of the overall look and design of a watch a well. Over the years, the interest in straps has increased dramatically. And frankly, it’s easy to see why. Changing the strap on your watch will give it a completely new look and also allow […]

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Can you wear a dress watch every day? All you Need to Know

Can you wear a dress watch every day? All you Need to Know

Watches come in all kinds of different designs, shapes, and forms. Sports watches, dive watches, pilot’s watches, and of course dress watches. All watches are designed and made for different purposes and occasions. Some may have a versatile style that makes them great as an everyday watch, others have a very sporty style that only makes them suitable for sporty occasions. And then we have the dress watch. But can […]

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How to Protect your Watch from Scratches

How to Protect your Watch from Scratches

Interestingly enough, the topic of scratches on a watch is something that splits opinions. On the one hand, we have those who say ”don’t baby your watch, just accept the scratches and enjoy it” On the other hand, we have those who shed a tear and go on to a watch forum desperately asking what to do as soon as they get the tiniest mark or scratch on their watch. […]

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Engraving Your Watch – a Complete Guide

Engraving Your Watch – a Complete Guide

Engraving of jewelry has been a popular trend for a long time – not to mention on wedding rings. By engraving, you personalize and commemorate, and make the item much more special as it now resembles something important. Naturally, the trend of engraving quickly extended to watches, which isn’t surprising at all considering the fact that a watch can be a perfect gift, but also something that you wear at […]

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Rolex Watches thickness – Complete Resource Guide

Rolex Watches thickness – Complete Resource Guide

We have earlier discussed the lug-to-lug of Rolex watches, but another important measurement about Rolex watches (and any other watch for that matter) is its thickness. The thickness of a watch greatly affects how it feels on the wrist and how well it sits. With that said, the thickness is something you want to take into consideration when buying your next Rolex watch. Some watches are thicker, making it rather […]

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A Complete Guide to Watch crowns

A Complete Guide to Watch crowns

Wristwatches consist of many different parts that all work together in harmony. In general, there is not one part that is superfluous or unnecessary. Of course, some parts are more important than others – some for function, some for design – but each part still has its place and its purpose. An important part of a watch, that you’ll find in almost all of them, regardless of the design, is […]

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Can Women Wear Men’s Watches? [What you need to Know]

Can Women Wear Men’s Watches? [What you need to Know]

Over the long history of wristwatches, the size ideals and size standards for wristwatches have changed dramatically. The ”standard” size for men’s watches was less than 36mm back in the days, and for women’s watches, the ”standard” size was often about 20mm. Looking at wristwatches for men and women today, it’s safe to say that the view on what size a watch should be has changed substantially. This leads us […]

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HVD SpectreDiver – Back to basics. Pure mechanical bliss.

HVD SpectreDiver – Back to basics. Pure mechanical bliss.

The SpectreDiver was originally made to pay homage to tool watches found in the past and the creator of this sleek dive watch, HVD, is dedicated to reinventing watches from back in the day that can withstand the rough and tumble world of today. Based in Singapore, HVD takes inspiration from an age when watches were mainly used to keep time in everyday work environments instead of being worn as […]

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Rose Gold VS Yellow Gold Watch? What to Choose?

Rose Gold VS Yellow Gold Watch? What to Choose?

We have earlier looked at some of the many materials that watch brands are using for watches. Materials like titanium, ceramic, or the most common, steel. Both yellow gold and rose gold have existed for a long time, although yellow gold has been around much longer. Since yellow gold is the natural form of gold, it has been around since gold was discovered. On the other hand, yellow gold is […]

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