An Extra Helping Hand: Oris Big Crown Pointer Date Review

So you want to know the date, but shiver at the idea of a date window breaking the perfect symmetry of your dial? Look no further – Oris has got your answer. When it comes to buying a new watch, everyone has their own criteria. Some look out for provenance, others keep an eye out for style. Regardless, we all want to know that we’re … Continue reading An Extra Helping Hand: Oris Big Crown Pointer Date Review

Saying More with Less: Citizen Super Titanium “NJ0090-81A” Review

In a world where everyone strives for more, can a watch deliver with less? The Citizen Super Titanium attempts to do so. Literally. I was watching “Inside Bill’s Brain” on Netflix the other day, and came across a great quote. “Time is the one commodity that he can’t buy more of. It’s a limited resource. It’s finite. He’s got the same 24 hours in a … Continue reading Saying More with Less: Citizen Super Titanium “NJ0090-81A” Review

Of Mountains & Watches: UNDONE Basecamp Review

If you haven’t heard of UNDONE, it’s time you should. The brand is known for its amazing collaborations, and customisable watches. Today’s review takes a look at one of their classic models, the UNDONE Basecamp; but what’s this watch got to do with mountains anyway, and would it survive a summit attempt? Read on to find out. When I heard the word basecamp, the first … Continue reading Of Mountains & Watches: UNDONE Basecamp Review

Make Way for the King! Seiko SRPE37 “King Samurai” Review

Seiko fans have a knack for coming up with nicknames for their favourite watches, and this one’s been coined the “King Samurai”. Has it earned its royal status, or is it just a king in name? When it comes to Seiko, fans have seemingly no difficulty coming up with nicknames for their favourite watches. Some are named after the movies they’ve appeared in, or the … Continue reading Make Way for the King! Seiko SRPE37 “King Samurai” Review

Watches for less than a Meal: The (Incredible?) Daiso “Mili” Watch

Just how affordable can a watch get? Turns out the answer is: very. This military styled field watch cost less than my last meal, but is it any good? The Chinese have a saying, “一寸光阴一寸金,寸金难买寸光阴“; loosely translated, it states that while gold and time are both valuable, you can never “buy” more time with gold. Such sayings are not exclusive, and I’m sure that every … Continue reading Watches for less than a Meal: The (Incredible?) Daiso “Mili” Watch