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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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Fears Introduces Platinum Cased Brunswick

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Fears designs have largely stayed true to their tagline of “Elegant Simplicity”, even with the …
Review / Review

Review: The Direnzo DRZ04

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I’ve followed the progress of Direnzo for a few years now, watching from the sides as the brand has cultivated its own distinctive combination of …
Review / Hands-On

Hands-On With The Iridium Torpedo

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For a new brand aiming to produce watches at, or under, the $500 mark the safest route is often to make a dive watch. To …
Review / Hands-On

Hands-On With The Batavi Architect

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I can’t recall seeing a watch like this in person before. I’ve seen wooden watches – where the case and bracelet are also wooden, usually …
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Hands-On With the Fugue Fiction One

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Back with their second watch is French brand Fugue. I had the pleasure of reviewing their first watch, the Chronostase and I’m pleased to see …
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Fears Expands Their Brunswick Collection With Midas & Salmon

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Now coming to the end of the fourth year since its rebirth, the Fears watch company have added two more models to the line-up of …
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Introducing the Sinn U1 DE

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Commemorating 30 years since the German reunification in October 1990 Sinn have launched the U1 DE, a limited edition of 300 pieces sporting Germany’s national …
Article / Editorial

What makes an heirloom watch?

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This is a question I’ve asked myself on occasion. Not often, but on occasion. I guess during some idle moment I’ve attempted to find a …
Review / Review

Hands-on: Spinnaker Boettger

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As someone with first-hand experience of the Sinn 809, I know all too well that …