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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.
Article / News & Releases

Introducing the Seiko Diver’s 55th Anniversary Trilogy

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It almost goes without saying that Seiko has an incredibly rich back catalog. The brand …
Article / Featured

Timex Expands the Q Line with Three New Colors, Dropping Soon

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Timex is a brand with very deep archives, so it’s not surprising that given the trends of the industry today, Timex has been pulling from …
Podcast / Podcast

The Worn & Wound Podcast Ep. 120: February Recap — Baselworld, Breaking Down the Seiko 6139, and More

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On this week’s episode, I’m joined by Zach Weiss, Zach Kazan, and Ed Jelley (who makes his podcast debut), and we take an in-depth look …
Podcast / Podcast

The Worn & Wound Podcast Ep. 119: Designing For the Pocket with Ryan Coulter of The James Brand

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There’s always been a big overlap of people who are into watches, and people who are into the broader category of everyday carry, or EDC, …
Review / Review

Hands-On: Tissot Gentleman Powermatic 80 Silicium

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As a member of Swatch Group’s expansive portfolio, Tissot has carved itself a niche as one of the org’s most surprising brands. That might sound …

A Look Inside Grand Seiko’s 9R Spring Drive Movement

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Spring Drive was, for a long time, something I thought I understood, at least on a rudimentary level. My knowledge came primarily from research I …
Podcast / Podcast

The Worn & Wound Podcast Ep. 118: 10 Great Watches Between $2,000 and $2,500

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On this week’s episode, Zach and I do something we haven’t done in some time. We’re bringing back our series where we look at 10 …

A Look Inside Grand Seiko’s 9S Hi-Beat Mechanical Movement

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High-beat movements, or calibers that run at 36,000 beats-per-hour/10 beats-per-second, are relatively uncommon in the industry today. The prevailing standard for quite some time now …
Podcast / Podcast

The Worn & Wound Podcast Ep. 117: German Watches and Winders with Bhanu Chopra

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On this week’s episode, we’ve got a special guest for you all — Bhanu Chopra. …