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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 Engineer III Endurance 1917 from Ball, Available Now at a Special Pre-Order Price

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BALL’s been on a bit of a roll recently, cranking out release after release and …
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US Navy to Issue Every A/F-18 Pilot a Garmin Fenix 3

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Military-issued watches have always been about offering solutions to real-world problems. Today’s story is a clear example of that. Last month, the US Navy announced …
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Seiko Marine Master Professional 300M “Tuna” – ref. SBBN031 Review

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For the longest time, I struggled to understand the appeal of Seiko’s family of shrouded divers. To be completely frank, I had considered the Seiko …
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Oris Artelier Calibre 111 Anthracite Review

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In 2014, Oris turned heads with the release of the Artelier Calibre 110, a limited edition watch boasting the brand’s first in-house movement (also referred …
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Introducing the Archimede Pilot 42GMT

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By offering classic designs coupled with solid German build quality and Swiss movements, Archimede is a brand that offers a pretty clear value proposition. The …
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Hands-On with the Nezumi Baleine

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In 2015, Nezumi hit the market running with the impressive Voiture. If you’re a long-time reader of worn&wound, or if you follow us on Instagram, …
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Introducing the Redesigned Oris Artelier Complication, Accessible Luxury Done Right

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Oris is perhaps best known for its diver’s watches (Divers Sixty-Five, Aquis); pilot’s watches (Big Crown ProPilot); and its growing collection of impressive in-house calibers …
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Paul Newman’s “Paul Newman” Daytona Finally Found

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There are grails, and then there are GRAILS. The Wall Street Journal reported this morning that Paul Newman’s “Paul Newman” Daytona—which many would, without hesitation, …
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Introducing the Werenbach Earth Collection, Featuring Dials Made From a Recovered Soyuz Rocket

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I am generally not one to be pulled in by gimmicks. But there are times …