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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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Introducing the Farer Aqua Compressor Collection

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If you’ve been following us for some time, you’ve surely read our coverage of Farer. …

The Worn & Wound Podcast Ep. 28: A Good Week for Chronograph Lovers

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Just like the title says, it was a good week (give or take a day or two) for chronographs. Longines put out a killer, vintage-inspired …
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Defakto Vektor Video Review

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Defakto is a German firm that is no stranger to Worn & Wound. Manufactured in Pforzheim, Germany by Ickler (which also operates Limes and Archimede), …

My Watch: Collecting Seiko Chronographs with WatchRecon’s Sammy Sy

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A few weeks back, WatchRecon creator Sammy Sy joined us on an episode of The Worn & Wound Podcast. We discussed his indispensable app and …

The Worn & Wound Podcast Ep. 27: A Chat with ICON’s Jonathan Ward

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Today, we’re joined by ICON-founder Jonathan Ward, a well-known name within the automotive enthusiast community. But Jonathan’s a lover of watches too, and he recently …
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Peter Speake-Marin’s The Naked Watchmaker is Now Live

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A few months back, it was reported that Peter Speake-Marin would leave the brand bearing his name. The announcement was a bittersweet one for the …
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Customizable Watches by Objest Video Review

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Objest is a London-based brand founded by designer Jared Mankelow. Some time ago, Objest launched its first series of pebble-shaped watches. This inaugural collection featured …
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Introducing the BALL Engineer Hydrocarbon AeroGMT II, Available Now for a Special Pre-Order Price

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I feel like a record on repeat writing this, but yes, BALL is back with another pre-order, and yes, it’s another good one. The Engineer …
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Introducing the Nomos x Ace Jewelers “De Stijl” Orion 38 Limited Edition

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Nomos is no stranger to collaboration, but the recent Orion 38 “De Stijl” edition with …