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The Ultimate Watch Size Guide: Factors Influencing The Size Of A Watch

It’s not so easy to know exactly what watch you should get for your wrist size. To make things even harder, some people on the Internet talk about Small, Medium or Large watches (and wrists…) but that does not translate to actual sizes. And they don’t tell you exactly what you should pay attention to. Your quest is over, I …

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Is It BAD To Let Your Automatic Watch Stop? (Watch Winding Guide)

Automatic watches are very intricate pieces of engineering that bring a lot of enjoyment to its wearer. But wearing an automatic (or manual winding) watch comes with a flood of questions regarding the movement. And rightfully so: you want your watch to operate as long and as accurately as possible. So here is all you need to know about letting …

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How To Measure Your Wrist Size Properly (+ Straps & Bracelets Sizes)

Why in the world would you need a complete guide about how to measure your wrist size? This is pretty straightforward, right? It is, but you have to take into account several factors, including what you are measuring your wrist for. Because I just couldn’t find anyone on the Internet talking about all these points in-depth, I decided to write …

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Over-Winding A Watch: Automatic vs Mechanical vs Hand-Wound

Most modern automatic watches today can be hand-wound. So do all hand-wound (only) mechanical watches. But if you’re just started as a watch enthusiast, it can be hard to know what you should or shouldn’t do, and if you can overwind a watch. Can you overwind a watch? You can’t over-wind modern automatic watches. The winding mechanism will simply decouple …

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Wearing Your Watch Through Airport Security: Detectors, TSA & More [Guide]

If you’re not a hardcore traveler and don’t take the plane very often, you might wonder: can I wear my watch through airport security? And the answer might not be as easy as you think. Some airports set their metal detectors with a higher sensitivity than others. Some watches are considered jewelry, some aren’t. Same goes for smartwatches. So, what …

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How To Clean A Watch (Without Scratching It)

If you wear a watch every day like I do, it will get dirty. Air, moisture, dust, sweat… there are many reasons why your watch will need to be cleaned every now and then. But how do you actually clean a watch? It will depend on the material of your watch, bracelet or band, crystal and how much your watch …

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The Ultimate Watch Brand Pronunciation Guide (By A FRENCH Native Speaker)

Sorry guys, but not a single result from page 1 of Google Search for “watch brand pronunciation” is right. None of them. You will not be able to pronounce correctly the watch brand names if you rely on the advice and pronunciation of English native speakers. How do I know? Well, I was born in Brussels, Belgium and I have been speaking French …

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DON’T Wear Your Watch In The Shower! (Even Your Diver)

So your watch is water resistant or waterproof, and you wonder: can I wear my watch in the shower? There is actually a lot of elements that will prevent you from showering with your favorite piece on. But before putting your watch to the test, you might have to read what the manufacturer is telling you to do. Also, gathering …

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How To Measure A Watch Case Size Easily

So you’re looking for a watch and you wonder: How do I measure a watch case size? What even is the watch case size and what does it mean for my wrist? Your quest is over! Knowing exactly how to measure your watch case is important if you’re serious about getting the right watch for you. To measure a watch case size, …