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Seiko SKX007K Review

Today, we’re rectifying a huge omission on our part. In our first review we are reviewing Seiko SKX007 with rubber strap. The SKX007 is one of the most iconic divers currently on the market. If the Submariner is the quintessential modern dive watch in the luxury market, then the SKX007 is, without a doubt, its affordable counterpart. The SKX007 is usually the first watch budding collectors buy after making the jump to mechanicals, but it’s also prized by seasoned enthusiasts for its robust build and good looks, ISO-rated case, and epic nighttime luminosity. It has a street price of around $150–depending on the vendor and availability–so it makes for a super solid beater that you don’t have to worry about....

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Metal Vs. Leather Watch Strap

  There's a lot to be said about the sort of watch a man wears. Is he laid back, or is he serious? Does he value practicality, or does he value style? There are many different facets to be considered when choosing a watch, and it's important to know how all of these parts contribute to the overall image of your person. In particular, the strap of your watch is important. Whether you choose to wear a leather strap or metal strap, understanding the benefits and takebacks of both will help you in the long run so that you can more easily make decisions in the future. Let's start by examining the pros and cons of a watch with a...

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A Man’s Guide to Wristwatches: How to Choose a Watch?

Watch Movements When you start familiarizing yourself with watches, one word that’s going to come up a lot is “movement.” Movement encompasses not only the sweep of a watch’s hands around its face, but the way its inner mechanisms produce that effect. A watch’s movement is fundamental in how it works and keeps time — consider it the “heart” of the watch. Watch movements come in two types: mechanical and automatic Below we explain the differences between them and their pros and cons. Mechanical A mechanical watch has a movement that’s powered by a mainspring — a coiled wire of metal — that is wound by hand. Once the mainspring is wound, it slowly and evenly unwinds, causing the second...

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How Does A Chronograph Watch Function?

In addition to the date function, a chronograph is the most commonly sought after complication on a watch today. But what is it about the chronograph that makes it so desirable? People interested in chronograph watches generally fall into two categories: those looking to buy one for timing events, such as running or racing, and those who just like the sportier look of the watch, with no particular interest in its functionality. We take a closer look at this popular complication. What Is A Chronograph? A chronograph watch quite simply is a watch with a stopwatch function built into the movement. The mechanism is used to measure elapsed time, where the precise length of time needs to be known. Chronograph watches can be self-winding,...

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5 Things to know before buying a watch

Watches provide a unique functional accessory that goes with any outfit. Whether you are dressing up to get ready for work or down on a bench for a day, there is a watch to fit your purpose. For a man wearing a wristwatch is one of the ways of adding an accent to your outfit, it is worth to note that the watch you choose to wear gives your personal standards.There are so many brands and varying styles of watches that you can choose from. Moreover, the topmost features are available and include scratch resistance functions, timer, and waterproof as well as changeable band options. Now let’s look at 5 things to know before buying a watch.1. Your sizeAll watch...

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