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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.
Podcast / Podcast

The Worn & Wound Podcast Ep. 113: Talking to Dan and Anna Broadfoot of Timeless Luxury Watches

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Last week on the show, you heard from Rob Caplan of Topper Jewelers in Burlingame, …
Article / News & Releases

Introducing the TAG Heuer Carrera 160 Years Silver Limited Edition

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2020 marks the 160th anniversary of TAG Heuer/Heuer, and to honor the anniversary TAG Heuer is planning a year of celebratory tributes to the brand. …
Article / Featured

My Watch: Watches and Personal Style with The Armoury’s Mark Cho

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Mark Cho is one of the sharpest-dressed guys I know, but that’s exactly what one would expect from the co-founder of The Armoury, one of …
Article / News & Releases

The Soldat Promessa Powers Vintage-Cool with Seiko’s NE 88 Chronograph Caliber

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Within the micro-brand space, I find that there’s still a dearth of mechanical chronographs. That’s largely contingent on the price — most mechanical chronograph movements …
Article / Vintage

Fans of Vintage Grand Seiko, Here’s Your New Wallpaper

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The Grand Seiko Guy is an awesome resource for all things vintage Grand Seiko. From evergreen articles covering the history of the brand to catalog …
Podcast / Podcast

The Worn & Wound Podcast Ep. 112: Retail and Limited Editions with Rob Caplan of Topper Fine Jewelers

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On the show this week, I have Rob Caplan, the the co-owner of a family-run watch and jewelry store out in Burlingame California called Topper …
Article / News & Releases

Omega Kicks Off 2020 with the Speedmaster Moonwatch 321 Stainless Steel, a Recreation of the Legendary “Ed White” Ref. 105.003

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Early last year, we saw the re-introduction of the legendary Omega 321 chronograph caliber, the movement that originally powered the Speedmaster when it first launched …
Review / Review

Review: Autodromo Taps ’50s/’60s Era Racing With the New Intereuropa Collection

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When I think about automotive inspired watches, the brand that immediately comes to mind is Autodromo. Yes, there have been great individual watches and brands …
Podcast / Podcast

The Worn & Wound Podcast Ep. 111: Worn & Wound Looks Back at 2019

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Ok, this is it, the final episode of 2019! With it being the end of …