The Spinnaker Cahill – The Best Spinnaker Yet

March 29, 2017 . by Victor Marks

After Baselworld showed us wonderful things from Breitling, Tudor, and Carl F. Bucherer, I want to take a moment and go back to the affordable end of the pool. I want to talk to you about the Spinnaker SP–5033 Cahill. This is one of my favorite affordable watches.



To infinity and beyond with the SD-09 Spacecraft

March 29, 2017 . by Patrick Kansa

Sometimes, what comes to us out of crowd-funded campaigns is just a lot of “meh”, stuff that looks like the 20 watches before it with just a change of dial.  Well, we are certainly not fans of badge engineering here at WWR.  Then you get something like the SD-09 Spacecraft, and, well, it’s surely not…



Getting tweedy with the Vario Eclipse

March 28, 2017 . by Patrick Kansa

Wait, Vario?  Aren’t they the watch strap company?  Well, yeah, they are – but now they’re also dipping their toes into the world of creating a watch – the Vario Eclipse.



Oooh Porsche it monopush it real good

March 28, 2017 . by John Biggs

Porsche Design makes watches that you can either love or hate. This specific piece, the oddly inspiring new MONOBLOC ACTUATOR Titanium Chronograph has won my heart. Obviously based on cars that go fast, the Monobloc has a titanium case and an eminently legible face. Further, it has an odd “mono block” actuator that tilts back…



Hands on with Dietrich OT-1 – it’s Organic

March 27, 2017 . by Neal Goodacre

The Dietrich watch brand began in 2010 and was founded by Emmanuel Dietrich. Emmanuel Dietrich was born in 1969 and graduated from the Parisian design school Ecole Boulle. After 20 years of designing watches for major brands, he decided to launch his own watch brand, and I am glad he did. I have been interested in the Dietrich Organic Time…



Tapping out a tune with the moVas Exotica Incognito Bluey

March 24, 2017 . by Patrick Kansa

While I personally find myself more drawn to the, shall we say, more classic designs that moVas creates, I can’t help but to find the crazier stuff (now finding a home under the Exotica banner) at least interesting to consider – and perhaps to dream about wearing.  The most recent introduction to this line is…



Tudor Black Bay, from Baselworld 2017, and product line bloat

March 23, 2017 . by Victor Marks

Tudor added four new models to the Black Bay line in the Heritage collection at Baselworld 2017. It’s hard to argue with the success of the existing models, so what could they have added?