CIGA Design Blue Planet Review

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Imagine wearing a miniature planetarium on your wrist. That’s the sensation the CIGA Design Blue Planet watch delivers. This timepiece is not just a watch; it’s a fusion of art and innovation. The Blue Planet won the prestigious GPHG (Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève) Challenge Watch award in 2021, beating numerous Swiss competitors, a testament … Read more

The Seiko 5 GMT Is The Most Important Release for Microbrands in 2023

SSK003 Seiko 5 Affordable GMT Blueberry

Not often is a watch released that sets a new precedent for the entire watch market. Sure, luxury brands like Rolex and Omega constantly push for seemingly revolutionary innovations that sometimes become an industry norm. In contrast, others go unnoticed, never to be seen again (the Rolex GMT with the crown at 9:00 comes to … Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Flyback Chronographs

You know what a regular chronograph is—but what is a flyback chronograph, and what makes it unique? A flyback is a chronograph function that allows you to “fly back” to zero and restart the timer with the push of a button, even while the chronograph is running. This post will explain in detail how this … Read more

Where Are Timex Watches Made?

Where Are Timex Watches Made?

Almost every watch enthusiast has owned or at least heard of Timex. They’re an American brand, yet many of their watches are made overseas.  This leaves many wondering where, exactly, Timex watches are made.  Timex makes its watches in America, the Philippines, India, Germany, and Hong Kong.  Timex used to manufacture its watches wholly in … Read more

Are Bulova Watches Good?

Are Bulova Watches Good

Bulova is an American watch brand dating back to 1875 with many watchmaking innovations under its belt. From being the first brand to produce an electronic watch to creating the unique Precisionist movement, which is still used in many of their watches today, the brand is not short on prestige. But, with so many watches … Read more

Why the Seiko 5 Sports Should Be Your First Automatic Watch

There's a Large Variety of Seiko 5 Sports Models

When shopping for your first automatic watch, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the variety of options. Different watch influencers try to pedal their personal favorites down your throat without considering which watch would actually be a good start to your collection. Plus, spending money on a timekeeping accessory that is likely less accurate than … Read more