The Casio A500: A Time-Travelling Timepiece

There is a big wave of nostalgia for retro style digital watches at the moment. The Casio lineup has been faring very well in this wave with two of its retro models the F91-W and A158 reappearing on wrists everywhere thanks to their nostalgic charm and sub-$40 price tag. If you are willing to bump that up to between $65 and $80, you can go one level up and get a feature-packed watch that looks great and has all the bells and whistles: the Casio A500 range. Continue reading The Casio A500: A Time-Travelling Timepiece

Dan Henry 1962 Racing Chronograph ‘Panda’: Review/Unboxing

Dan Henry are a brand that have been on my radar for a little while with their visually pleasing watches that are reputed among fellow horology heads for being built and finished to a high standard. The latter is important when it comes to microbrands these days, as many are making a visually pleasing piece but a high quality build and good movement are not as common. Recently, DH released the 1962; as soon as I saw the panda dial option I knew one would be entering my collection. Continue reading Dan Henry 1962 Racing Chronograph ‘Panda’: Review/Unboxing

How to Tastefully Wear a Watch and Bracelet Stack

The bracelet stack can be a touchy subject, with some loving the look and others believing that it is nothing short of tacky. Blatantly over-accessorising is an easy way to incur negative judgment from others, as it is seen as trying too hard. So how do you manage to wear bracelets together with a wristwatch, and not appear to be a try-hard? Read on to discover a way that works. Continue reading How to Tastefully Wear a Watch and Bracelet Stack

A Sub-$100 Mechanical Watch With Minimalist Cyrillic Charm

As soon as I saw this watch, I fell in love with it. The one hand concept spoke the right language of laid back attitude. I bought one direct from Belarus a few months back for ~$80AUD, and it as seen more wrist time than almost any of the others in my collection. Today I share about my experience with this timepiece. Continue reading A Sub-$100 Mechanical Watch With Minimalist Cyrillic Charm

Thinking of buying a Daniel Wellington watch? Read this first!

Are you getting the best value for your money? Daniel Wellington is a brand that has enjoyed success since its inception in 2011, selling a minimalist design in a range of tones with colourful straps. Their advertising strongly implies a luxury product from a luxury brand. The aesthetic of their watches appeals to many people, with prices ranging between $229AUD to $329AUD if bought directly … Continue reading Thinking of buying a Daniel Wellington watch? Read this first!