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When Can A Watch Be Called Swiss Made?

When Can A Watch Be Called Swiss Made?

Question: When can a watch be called ‘Swiss Made’? Asked by Patrick from Dublin. Answer: Thank you for your question Patrick, for those reading now, in his full email, Patrick referenced our recent article revealing the truth about Seiko Made In Japan, and was wondering how the rules are regarding putting ‘Swiss Made’ on watches. If you […]

Poll: Favourite Seiko Diver’s Watch?

Poll: Favourite Seiko Diver’s Watch?

Favourite Seiko Diver’s Watch? Seiko makes a range of incredible diver’s watches, we posted a list on our recommendations for the Best Diver’s Watches by Seiko. We got a lot of emails and messages of people saying their favourite Seiko was not on the list, so we compiled this poll to let you vote on […]

How does a Diver’s Watch become ISO certified?

How does a Diver’s Watch become ISO certified?

Question: How does a Diver’s Watch become ISO certified? Asked by James from Ohio. Answer: The ISO 6425 standard is only awarded to the most robust and reliable diving watches on the market. As well as depth rating (which must be at least 150 meters to comply with this standard), the watch has to meet many […]

Best Divers Watches by Seiko

Best Divers Watches by Seiko

Best Divers Watches by Seiko Seiko is hugely popular, and us watch geeks seem to love them for their divers on the most part. At least I do! Seiko has a long history and lineage of creating incredible diver’s watches, always at an affordable price, which is something I hugely respect. Their diver’s watches have been […]

Poll: Is Daniel Wellington Worth the Money?

Poll: Is Daniel Wellington Worth the Money?

Is Daniel Wellington Worth the Money? A lot of people in the fashion industry swear by Daniel Wellington for style and a ‘trendy’ look, but they are equally usually despised by horological enthusiasts. Daniel Wellington is a fashion brand which makes plain and simple watches usually on a NATO strap, but often on leather too. […]

Tissot PRC200 Review

Tissot PRC200 Review

Tissot PRC200 Review The Tissot PRC200 is a quartz chronograph watch by Tissot, which is the official watch of the Tour de France. Tissot is an established swiss watch maker, making watches since 1853 and is best known for creating the first pocket watch with two timezones, as well as introducing mass produced anti magnetic […]

What is a good first watch?

What is a good first watch?

Question: What is a good first watch? Asked by Mike from New Jersey. Answer: Thank you for your great question, Mike! It really depends on what you are looking for in a watch and the occasion it fits. There is also a large variation in price ranges, so I have thought about it and picked out two of […]

Seiko ‘Made in Japan’ – Really Made In Japan?

Seiko ‘Made in Japan’ – Really Made In Japan?

Are Seiko Made in Japan Watches Really Made In Japan? As many of you will know, there is huge controversy surrounding whether watches labeled ‘Swiss Made’ actually live up to that expectation, the regulations are very loose and allow large parts of the watch to be made in China, but the end product still be […]

Vintage Memostar, Roamer & Seiko 7009

Vintage Memostar, Roamer & Seiko 7009

TheWatchFace Shop – Vintage Watch Showcase In this article we highlight the new additions to TheWatchFace Shop! Memostar Alarm Think space age, 70s, Moonraker.. this Memostar Alarm perfectly optimizes 70s design and style! The very 70s retro design with a ‘TV’ dial and crystal look incredible, paired with a stainless steel bracelet this watch will go great […]

Poll: Best Value for Money Price Point

Poll: Best Value for Money Price Point

Best Value for Money Price Point What would you say is the best value for money price point for watches? There is much debate on whether extremely expensive watches offer as good value for money as a more affordable brand. I made this poll to find out what fellow watch enthusiasts feel is the best […]