From an Autosport legend to modern watches – Direnzo DRZ_Type250F

Founded just two years ago as an homage to family and vintage race cars, Direnzo Watches promises exquisite design and excellent quality. The story of Direnzo starts years in the past in the small town of Bomba near the Abruzzo, in the province of Chieti, Italy with the grandfather of Sergio Godoy Di Renzo – Founder of DIRENZO watches. Sergio …

Fromanteel – Pendulum Special Dark Edition

Some months ago the Dutch brand Fromanteel launched their first mechanical wriswatch under the name of Pendulum. Its name is a direct reference to the pendulum clock made by the Fromanteel clockmakers family in the 1660s. The pendulum became known as the world’s most innovative and precise clock – an amazing manifestation of the craftsmanship of that time. The Dutch …

Willis and Judd goes almost full carbon

You probably heard about their first collection that they launched in October 2016. For this one they used carbon fiber for the dial and a quartz movement. You can read more about it on Watchisthis?! by clicking just right here. Today and after a successful first Kickstarter campaign, they are back with the launch of a new watch. As for …

In search of the new world – Maen Manhattan 40

Maen Watches is a brand originated from Stockholm, known for their affordable “Classic Moon” timepieces released a while ago and reviewed recently by Watchisthis?!. The two Dutch founders continue their quest in offering high-quality affordable pieces by releasing a new collection named Manhattan 40. The new collection’s name has the same inspiration from the Dutch ship, Halve Maen (Half Moon), …

A touch of elegance with ERROYL Duke Collection

ERROYL is a watch brand coming from Australia with some high quality and affordable watches and which is not a stranger for Watchisthis?! as we interviewed Wes Knight, the ERROYL CEO, for the Summer 2016 edition of the Magazine. In this one we also had the opportunity to present and review their Regent Collection. The ERROYL team released this year a new collection under the name …

Building an empire… of watches – Imperium

We are witnessing, once again, a micro-brand’s attempt to conquer the horological market using a crowdfunding platform. In this case, the Imperium Watches, a small company from Singapore, is trying the impress with not one but three distinctive collections wearing the name of great empires: The British Empire featuring 4 models, the Persian Empire with three watches and the Roman …

Introducing the Tate Wade Bokeh watch

On Kickstarter we find to often classical and simple watches with nothing exciting and sometimes you fall in front of something really appealing. Wade Park and Stephan Roesli are the two entrepreneurs behind the Tate Wade brand. They came up with the concept of a watch back in 2015 and on May 2nd, 2017 they finally launched their Kickstarter campaign – Which …

Pramzius Trans-Siberian Railroad inspired by pocket watch

The North-American family-owned, Détente Watch Group based in Connecticut, is since two decades importer of Eastern European and Russian watches. The brands that Détente Watch Group represents in the US include Vostok-Europe, Sturmanskie and Tsikolia. The company was involved in the design and development of the watches dedicated to North America, that’s why they decided to use their knowledges and created …

NOWA Shaper – World’s Thinnest Hybrid Smartwatch

The combination between a classical watch and a smart function in a single timepiece, a hybrid Watch, is not new on the market: at the beginning of the year, the well-known watch brand Alpina released an affordable Swiss Made watch – the Seastrong Horological Smartwatch, a classical looking diver watch with a smart core, reviewed by Watchisthis?!Magazine here; last week …

Special offer on all Florijn watches

Some watches are the result of a true labor of love, carefully developed with an eye for detail, with few expenses spared. Such watches usually reside in the higher price categories, but not always. It took two years for Florijn to develop its first, and currently only, model. A diver by name, but a desk diver in reality. That is …