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Ilya Ryvin

Ilya is Worn & Wound's Managing Editor and Video Producer. He believes that when it comes to watches, quality, simplicity and functionality are king. This may very well explain his love for German and military-inspired watches. In addition to watches, Ilya brings an encyclopedic knowledge of leather, denim and all things related to menswear.
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Review: MK II Gen. 3 Paradive

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The MK II Paradive pays homage to a beloved military dive watch, the Benrus Type …
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Wind^Up San Francisco 2018 Recap (Video and Gallery)

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A few weeks back, we hosted our inaugural Wind^Up Watch Fair in San Francisco. Over the course of three days, we saw thousands of West …
 

Hands-On (Video) With the Seiko Prospex ref. SRPC44 “Golden Turtle”

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The Seiko “Turtle” needs no introduction at this point. It is already an iconic watch from Seiko’s current lineup (it is, of course, based on …
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Alan L. Bean, Fourth Astronaut to Walk on the Moon, Dies at 86

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We lost another spacefaring pioneer this past weekend. Astronaut Alan L. Bean, the fourth human to take a step on the surface of the moon, …
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First Look: Brellum Duobox Classic LE.3, a COSC-Certified Chronograph with a Triple Calendar and Moonphase

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Brellum knows how to pack value into a watch. That was evident with the brand’s earliest watches (which we reviewed early last year), and we …
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Around the Web: “The Brief History of North Korea’s Time Zone”

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As transportation and worldwide communication grew in the 19th century, so did the need for a unified method of keeping time. Born of that need …
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#wornandwound Instagram Round-Up with a Rolex Explorer 1016, Smiths W10, and More

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This week, we’ve got another 10 great Instagram watch snaps courtesy of you all. But before we get to the watches, we’d like to thank …
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Hands-On with the Mido Multifort Escape Horween Edition

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In an episode of The Worn & Wound Podcast titled Patina, Fauxtina, and Aged Watches, we discuss a polarizing industry trend—the intentional aging of modern watches to …
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The Worn & Wound Podcast Ep. 62: SCUBA Diving in Belize with Four Popular Dive Watches (Follow Up)

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About a month back, we ran an article titled Field Test: SCUBA Diving in Belize …