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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.
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Introducing the Ball Roadmaster M Challenger 18, Challenger 18, and Challenger 18 TMT Collections

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This August, 69-year-old speed demon Danny Thompson piloted a dual-engine land rocket across the Bonneville …
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#Straps4ACure: Get a Cool Strap and Support a Great Cause

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If the #watchfam is anything, it’s generous. The #Straps4ACure initiative came about in 2015, when Mike Werb’s (who some of you may know better as …
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Introducing the Mido Multifort Chronometer Powered by the Value-Packed Caliber 80 Si

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The Multifort is a mainstay of Mido’s catalog, and the Multifort Chronometer—the latest entry into the Multifort family—really elevates the entire range. Aside from an …
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Watches on the Screen—The Omega Timepieces of “First Man”

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No doubt, by now most of you have heard of the upcoming film, First Man (directed by Damien Chazelle and Starring Ryan Gosling as astronaut …
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Video Review: Farer Cobb Mechanical Chronograph

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In September, Farer launched their first series of Mechanical Chronographs. Continuing the brand’s now well-established formula for releases, Farer put out three distinct models—all sharing …
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“Keeper of Time,” a Documentary Film About Horology Now on Kickstarter

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Back when I worked in documentary film, securing funding for a project was often the biggest hurdle. So when I heard that Keeper of Time, …
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Video Review: Mercer Durham

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The Mercer Durham is a 41-millimeter, cushioned cased timepiece that Mercer readily admits is inspired by watches from the catalogs of both Heuer and Nomos. …
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HMT to Celebrate Its Watchmaking Legacy With a Museum

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HMT Watches once commanded over 90% of India’s wristwatch market, but when it shuttered its doors in 2016 few were left surprised. The watch division …
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Introducing Amazon’s $30 Echo Wall Clock

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Amazon is rapidly building out its Alexa ecosystem, and today, along with a slew of …