Dan Henry 1970 Diver: Refreshed & Ready

Dan Henry has given the 1970 Diver a makeover, as it restocks the website with the popular 44mm model. There are four new dial colours, a brace of screw-down crowns, plus date, or no date options. Price is $310 for the watch, which is powered by the reliable Seiko NH34 automatic movement. Rated at 200m depth resistance, they have an inner chapter ring that rotates, … Continue reading Dan Henry 1970 Diver: Refreshed & Ready

MVMT Launches Basic Automatics: Worth £300?

MVMT are one of those fashion watch brands who are trying to up their game. We salute that aim. Maybe these new automatics are an indicator that things are improving. Fore sure, they don’t really offer great value at £309 apiece, with Miyota 8215 auto movements inside the 45.5mm wide steel case. The depth rating is 200m, which is resepctable of course, plus there’s lots … Continue reading MVMT Launches Basic Automatics: Worth £300?

Summer Watches: Undone Aqua is a Solid Choice

Undone are one of the more adventurous brands in Singapre. Bold colours, interesting movie or comic book character tie-ups, plus a nice range in dive watches. The Aqua II has been around a couple of years and for $460 it offers 300m depth rating, Seiko power, plus a huge crown & protectors. It looks the part, in the more decorative Foxtrot PVD version, or plain … Continue reading Summer Watches: Undone Aqua is a Solid Choice

Vitae London: Dogo Open Heart Automatic, Ltd Edition

Vitae watches have a new limited edition Dogo Silver automatic in their range and it’s a classic dress watch; square case, open heart and leather strap. You know what? That stuff still works. Limited to 100 pieces, the first 30 orders will receive a 30% discount on the RRP of £599 as well. Nice. Inside the 38mm wide watch is a Miyota automatic, we think. … Continue reading Vitae London: Dogo Open Heart Automatic, Ltd Edition

Storm Fibon X: Yeah, It’s Quirky

You expect the quirky, the unusual and the super bright, almost neon coloured dials from Storm London. It’s what they do. The watches are well made usually, feel solid and feature reliable quartz movements, so it all comes down to fashion. Do you rock the Storm look or is it too in-ya-face? For us, the lazer blue/purple dials are acceptable and we might try a … Continue reading Storm Fibon X: Yeah, It’s Quirky

Xeric Trappist NASA gets New Colours, Sapphire Crystals

You may love the Moonswatch models from Omega, but there are are alternatives, some with sapphire crystals, tritium gas tube lume and a chaoice of quartz of Miyota auto movements – which is a step up in quality. The Xeric NASA Trappist range might look a little bit too Star Wars for you, but then again, perhaps you love the night time lume and the … Continue reading Xeric Trappist NASA gets New Colours, Sapphire Crystals

Kickstarter Watches: Galo Novo on Pre-Order

Indie brand Galo from Australia have a new model on Kickstarter, which is already well beyond its funding target. The automatic Novo model features various bright coloured dials, with a mix of pastel colours set in tracks around the edge of the dial. Hands are lumed, case is steel and 38.5mm across. There are a range of leather straps to choose from as well. Crystal … Continue reading Kickstarter Watches: Galo Novo on Pre-Order

Undone Launches Donald Duck Themed Watch

Disney cartoon character watches aren’t really our bag, or any other cartoon characters to be honest, but there’s no denying that there is a huge global market for Peanuts, Disney, Japanese Manga/Anime, Batman, Spiderman and a whole stack of cosplay characters on wristwatches. Oh yeah possibly Pokemon too, anyone still chasing them? Oh well, let’s check out this Undone automatic, which is Seiko NH powered, … Continue reading Undone Launches Donald Duck Themed Watch