If you’re looking for info about watch water resistance, you’re in the right place! Read on to learn the basics.
Learn how to wind your automatic or mechanical watch, how to measure your watch case and wrist, how to start collecting watches, and everything in between.
Considering a Swiss watch? You’re in the right place. We’ve rounded up the best Swiss brands you can buy from right now.
Curious about Seiko’s Hardlex crystal? Here’s a full run-down on this proprietary material, and a comparison to other common dial protectors.
In this post we’ll explain the difference between the three main types of watch glasses: sapphire, mineral and plastic.
In this article, we cover what a watch complication is, its relationship to subdials, then we lay out a guide to every watch complication.
If you’re looking to learn more about different styles of watch hands, you’ve come to the right place. Here are 18 different watch hand types.
In this article, we’ll explore exactly what “Swiss made” watches are. Read on to learn everything you need to know.
It’s hard to know where to begin and what works when you want to know how to get bigger wrists, right? Here is a list of the best techniques, tips, and tricks to help you grow those skinny wrists. Either at home or at the gym, with or without equipment, learn how to do it.
Rolex is arguably the most iconic watch brand around. And for a reason: they make good-looking, reliable timepieces that are instantly recognizable. But with the updated website design, and the never-ending flow of new watch releases, it can be hard to track what are the current movements of the brand. So here is the complete […]
Your Rolex watch will last you a lifetime if you take good care of it. That includes caring for it daily, making sure you use it as it’s initially intended. But that also means servicing your Rolex when the time comes. Here is everything you need to know about servicing your Rolex. How much does […]
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. […]
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 […]
When it comes to watches, you just can’t get enough, right? You need to read forums threads, find inspiration on Instagram, learn about your favorite timepieces and, of course, watch YouTube. If you don’t know where to start, or if you want even more watch channels to scratch your itch, here is what I think […]
If you’ve clicked on this link in Google, chances are you’re addicted to watches. That’s ok, don’t fear. But if you’re not quite sure if you’re addicted yet, check out this list and judge for yourself! 1. You Teach New Things About Watches To Your Department Store Sales Advisor So of course, you stop every […]
Your automatic watch has run out of juice. Or your quartz watch has been sitting in the drawer for weeks and now the date is wrong. So of course: you need to set the date. Be careful. Changing the date on your watch at the wrong time can damage the movement. In the best case […]
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 […]
Collecting watches is a virus. Once you’re infected, you’ll never get rid of it. But it’s a delightful virus, mind you! That being said, starting a watch collection comes with its fair share of mistakes, fails, and frustrations. I made almost all of the ones that I’m listing below. But hopefully, these tips (of what NOT do yo, […]
You have too many watches! I don’t blame you… I do too! It’s easy to get caught up in accumulating a lot of timepieces. Especially at the beginning of your watch enthusiast journey. I’ve been there and done that, and still am currently. The problem is: there are issues with having a large watch collection. […]
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 […]
If you’re like me, you’ve been blessed with small wrists. I have 6 inch wrists – well they’re more like 5.9 inch. So what can you do when you love watches and have small wrists? Are you cursed to not being able to wear whatever you like? Having small wrists is not a problem in […]
Here is the deal: you just saw somebody on the subway (or on television) wearing two watches. And now you can’t stop thinking: is that okay? Why would someone wear a watch on both wrists? What about wearing two watches on one wrist? Is there any symbolism? You can wear a watch on both wrists. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Here is the deal: you found a watch that you really like. It looks good, it is manly, and you’re about to pull the trigger. But then it hits you: the marketing material (or worse, the name of the watch) says it’s a women’s watch! So what do you do? Can men wear women’s watch? […]
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 […]
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 […]
What’s the average wrist size for a man? Just after becoming a watch enthusiast, I discovered that my wrists were small. And smaller than average for sure. But I didn’t really know exactly how much smaller they were. I needed to know about my wrists size to find the best watches for me. As crazy […]