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Brad Homes

Brad stumbled into the watch world in 2011 and has been falling down the rabbit hole ever since. Based in London, Brad's interests lie in anything that ticks, sweeps or hums and is slightly off the beaten track.
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Hands-On: Citizen AW1620 Eco-Drive

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Think Citizen; think Eco-Drive. That’s how synonymous the two are in my mind. Despite a …
Article / News & Releases

Introducing the Pacific Explorer from Coast Watch Company

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Coast Watch Company is fronted by Tyler Coast, a long-time watch enthusiast from Copenhagen whose journey has led him to launching his own watch brand, …
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Direnzo’s Third Watch Hits All the Right Vintage Notes: Introducing the DRZ 03 Eclipse

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The DRZ 03 is the third watch from Direnzo, and their first dive watch. “A connection between sea and space” is how designer Sergio Godoy Di …
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Hands-On: anOrdain Model 2 Fumé

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Younger brands can have a tough time attempting to carve out their own identity in a crowded marketplace. But Scotland’s anOrdain very quickly established themselves …
Article / Featured

Affordable Classic: Omega Speedmaster Automatic “Reduced” Ref. 3510.50

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Talk about the Omega Speedmaster Automatic (also known as the “Reduced”) and you’ll naturally hear some kind of comparison with the more renowned Speedmaster Professional. …
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First Look at the Akura Wayfarer

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Like many debut watches from up-and-coming brands, the Akura Wayfarer has been some time in the making. During an 18-month period, brand proprietor and designer …
Article / Guides

Beyond the Tudor Black Bay P01 — a Look at Different Locking Bezels

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For a whole assortment of reasons, some good and others bad, Tudor’s Black Bay P01 turned heads at this year’s Baselworld. Without a doubt, however, …
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Introducing the MHD SA2, the Latest Automotive-Inspired Watch from Matthew Humphries

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MHD once again play to their strengths as they release another in a growing series of automotive-inspired models. A quick refresher: designer Matthew Humphries has …
 

Review: Vertex MP45 Monopusher Chronograph

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My first experience with the modern incarnation of Vertex came last year at London’s SalonQP. …