Love a Pepsi Bezel Watch? Torgoen Has The T43 Back Online

It’s been away for a while but the classic blue and red bezel Torgoen T43 is back in stock and we think it makes a great everyday watch; eye-catching primary colours, sharp design, clear numbers, chunky 44mm case width – and the price isn’t too steep either. However, at £285 this Torgoen is up against…

Spinnaker Fluess Special One-Off Dial Editions; Dive In

We got the heads up from Island Watches on these Spinnaker Fluess editions featuring unique mother of pearl dials. You do get a special kind of glow from MOP dial watches and sometimes, less is more, which is why we like the pale white version, with gold coloured numbers and hands. There are striking sea…

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…

Island Watches Phoibos Abalone: Stand Out Value, That’s All

Some Indie watch retailers know their onions, that’s all we are saying and Island watches in the USA are one such enthusiast driven outfit. They know that Seiko’s NH35/36 movements offer super reliability with great wholesale prices. Plus there are tons of variations that the keen watch Modder can make to a 300m, steel case…

Kickstarter Projects: Farquhar 300m Diver is an Indie Beauty

We love Kickstarter watches here at NWC mag as they are powered by sheer enthusiasm and a love of watchmaking value. Sure, you could buy a Seiko dive watch for about £700-£900, but an Indie watch with the same Seiko NH series movement inside can offer 300m of resistance and a quality feel on the…

Islander Pan-Am Dual Time: Jet Set 38mm You Can Afford

The 38mm wide watch continues to enjoy popularity this year and there’s every reason to buy one if you have a smaller wrist. Good for ladies who want a dial they can read easily in low light too. Y’know, not every woman wants a cocktail watch with numbers in 8-point typeface on their wrist. So…

Weiss Launches Dive Watch

Indie brand Weiss has launched their first dive watch. Featuring a 300m rated, 42mm steel case it has an in-house movement based on the Soprod M100 Calibre. The dial is quite plain, functional, with big bold numbers set on a white, black or yellow dial plate colour. Plenty of lume all round and it’s a…