Kickstarter Watches: RZE Valour is a 38mm Field of Dreams

A new field watch? That’s always worth a look, especially when it’s an automatic and costs way less than a Rolex Explorer. Or even a Hmailton Khaki for that matter. Indie brand RZE have this new project on Kick right now and early bird deals start at £185, which is undeniably affordable. OK, spec-wise we…

Kickstarter Watches: Axios Tribune, Automatic For The People

Axios has a new watch project on Kickstarter, which is fully funded already. The Tribune model is a slim 38mm dress watch, in a variety of dial colours. Very vintage themed, it also has a Horween type strap and a two piece dial, so the inner track really stands out. Here’s the word; “We’ve worked…

Farer Aquamatic: 38mm Versatility, Swiss Power

Farer have a new model on their site, say hello to the Aquamatic. Four variants, all retail at £895, all have Swiss movements inside the 38.5mm case. Nice all-roundrs we reckon. Here’s the word; The AquaMatics have been built as the ultimate go-anywhere sports watch; with fresh designs, bold colours and modern specs, all packed into…

Which Is The Best Speedmaster 38 Model? Orbis Blue

Is the blue Orbis edition of the 2022 Omega Speedmaster 38 range the pick of the crop? We only ask the question after window shopping their website and something just draws us to the Orbis at £4550. First of all, it’s a two shades of blue dial, and blue remains the most popular dial colour…

Longines Silver Arrow: Vintage Style, Modern Tech

Longiones are really whizzing them out of the factory doors right now. This one channels the vintage vibe, so say hello to the Silver Arrow, which is a perfect name for a Mercedes enthusiast who collects older style watches. What we love about this watch; Timeless styling details 38.5mm case – perfect compromise Box crystal…

Coffee Time? Anytime is Good For a Brew Frankly

Brew watches have a new Espresso model online an as you’d expect it features a coffee brown dial, with some of that Gold Blend vibe in the case. Not infringing trademarks or anything, just a gold PVD coating. Like many Brew watches it has the TV dial layout, with a sapphire crystal and meca-quartz movement…

Oris x Cervo Volante: Retro Compact, But Cooler

Remember the compact American cars of the 80s? They were all the rage in a time of fuel shortages and price hikes, just after the Iran hostage crisis and the beginnings of the US industrial sector shutdown, where mines, steelworks, car plants and lots more heavy industry all got abandoned as cheaper imports flooded in….

One We Missed: Maen Greenwich GMT 38 Is Worth a Look

Sometimes you miss the new watch launches, it’s just how things are when you’re chasing your tail around the web. So this Maen automatic GMT, with the fashionable 38mm case width, is something we should have spotted. Mainly because it just has that balanced feel, every detail looks right, it does the job that a…

Watch Trends: Is 38mm The New 42mm, Just Asking?

There are more 38mm watches breaking cover right now than we can keep up with, so let’s have a look at some we missed over 2021. By the way is 38mm your preferred case diameter, or are still on the 2020 42mm wavelength? Maybe both? Whatever, your preference post a comment if you like. Here…

Will The 38mm Watch Trend Catch On?

NWC mag isn’t so sure, for despite the best efforts of Swiss and other watch manufacturers, the collector/investor market has been fed a steady diet of 40mm-45mm sized watches as prestige, statement items, over the last 20 years. Men – and it primarily men – who fuel the global watch market above two grand, like…