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Blake Buettner

Blake is a Wisconsin native who’s spent the past decade covering the people, products, and brands that make the watch world a little more interesting. Blake enjoys the practical elements that watches bring to everyday life, from modern Seikos to vintage Rolex. He is an avid writer and photographer with a penchant for classic cars, non-fiction literature, and home-built mechanical keyboards.
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The G-Shock MOVE Gets Slim With The New GBD200

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G-Shock continues their push into the active wearable scene with a new take on their …
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Introducing The Urwerk UR100V P.02 for Collective

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This week saw the 52nd anniversary of Apollo 11’s successful trip to the moon, an incredible feat not only by Buzz, Neil, and Michael, but …
Article / Featured

Tornek-Rayville Returns With TR-660 Dive Watch

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I don’t remember exactly where or when I caught wind of MKII’s Bill Yao getting ahold of the Tornek-Rayville trademark, but it’s been in the …
Review / Hands-On

Hands-On With The Oris Aquis 41.5mm With Caliber 400

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When it comes to dive watches, I guess you could say I have a type. Chunky bezels, big hour markers, fat hands, and funky cases …
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The DOXA Sub 200 Gets All-White Makeover in Whitepearl

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Bright, colorful divers have been all the rage heading into this summer, and DOXA has been ahead of the curve on that front with their …
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TAG Heuer Teams Up With Mario For Special Edition Connected Watch

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Collaborations and special editions are nothing new around here, and most of them make a good deal of sense. Others, however, seem to defy conventional …
Article / Editorial

The Allure Of The “Summer Watch”

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In Wisconsin, one does not simply throw a fresh brat onto the grill. We boil them in beer (lightly seasoned) prior to a quick finish …
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Introducing the Bravur La Grande Boucle Chronograph

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The Sweden based brand Bravur is returning to the Grand Tour collection with the new La Grand Boucle chronograph. We saw the La Corsa Rosa …
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Introducing The MING 20.11 Mosaic

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After saying goodbye to the 17.09 (twice), MING is returning to the higher end with …