Islander Orange Dive Watch, So Good They Brought It Back

Why fight it, an orange dial dive watch is something you want in your watch box. Even if you don’t own a KTM motorcycle or support the Netherlands footie team, an orange dive watch with big markers and 200m of resistance does the job, every time. Inside you have the trusty Seiko NH auto movement,…

Zelos Swordfish Is Back – Pre-Order Starts 10th November

Zelos are bringing back their Swordfish dive model, with some striking new colours and a revamped clasp for an easier wrist fit adjustment. The watch offers 200m resistance, sapphire crystal, Seiki NH35 movement and all-over dial lume on some models. Very sharp diver and at $299 it’s competitive on price. Officially the watch launches for…

New Marloe Sceptre is Kinda Curious

NWC mag are big fans of the Marloe Astro, the square case watch that’s assembled in Scotland. Sharp looks, nice spec for the price. This new Sceptre however is one where the jury is still out at the pub. On the upside a 200m resistance dive watch with an auto movement at £349 is good…

Kick Watches: Ikigai Maru is a Genuine Real Seiko Alternative

The Ikigai brand is a new one for us, but we are so glad to discover it today on Kickstarter. The Maru, which is definitely funded and going ahead for 2023 delivery is a stunning, Japan themed design which makes a superb alternative to a stock Seiko or Orient watch. Sure, you can always MOD…

Fresh Stocks of The LIV GX1 Venom Yellow Back in Stock

Quick heads up from US watch brand LIV; they have fresh stocks of their bright yellow GX1 model back on sale. The Swiss quartz powered, beefy 45mm wide chronograph is ideal for sporty outdoor lifestyles and has a sapphire crystal, steel case and 200m of water resistance for those holiday scuba trips. Or just a…

Indie Watches: Momentum Diver Starting at £132 on Pre-Order

Momentum have a new dive watch on pre-order and UK customers can buy it without incurring any huge Customs charges on top. That is handy. The Deep 6 Mk II has a 47mm case width, Miyota quartz movement, plenty of lume and a kinda jazzy date feature, where the numbers look wider at the edge…

Citizen Orca Dive Watch is A Stand Out Choice

With its Orca whale graphic on the caseback and the bezel that reminds us at NWC mag of a lifebelt, the Citizen Promaster dive 200m really looks different from the crowd. Yeah, there are 100s of dive watches out there that imitate the Rolex Sub, Seamaster, or Fifty Fathoms, but this taps into Citizen’s own…

Stuhrling’s Maritimer Gets a Refresh

It’s a refresh from Stuhrling on their Maritimer quartz model, which features a Miyota movement, new coin-edged bezel, plus a range of dial colours; teal, deep blue and black. Only the black dial model is currently in stock, according to the Stuhrling website. Comes with a silicone rubber strap, but there are leather options too….