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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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Baselworld 2019: Introducing Seiko’s Prospex LX Collection, Tool Watches for Land, Sea, and Sky

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Pulling inspiration from Seiko’s legendary hi-beat diver produced all the way back in 1968, Seiko’s …
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Check Out the Upcoming National Watch & Clock Museum Annual Clockwork Festival

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The NAWCC National Watch & Clock Museum is holding its first Annual Clockwork Festival on Saturday, April 13, 2019. This event aims to bring together …
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The Purge: Paring Down To a Two-Watch Collection – Ilya’s Picks

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I recently went on a bit of a selling spree in an attempt to downsize my personal collection into something a bit more manageable. Frankly, …
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Hands-On: Grand Seiko Elegance Collection (Refs. SBGK002, SBGK004, SBGK005, and SBGK006)

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The Elegance Collection is, as the name suggests, home to Grand Seiko’s dressier watches. You won’t find one of Grand Seiko’s big chronos or divers …
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Introducing Three Citizen Eco-Drive Brycen Divers

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Citizen is perhaps best known for their Eco-Drive technology, which has been a core part of their catalog for years. Eco-Drive was first introduced in …
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Introducing the Bremont Armed Forces Collection, Produced in Partnership With the Ministry of Defence

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Bremont has a long history of partnering with military organizations for special, limited-edition collections. The brand’s latest collaboration is their biggest yet — the UK-based …
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Introducing the Guinand Starfighter Pilot Chronograph

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Guinand’s been on a roll with their recent releases, and the brand’s latest chronograph is no exception. The newest entry into Guinand’s catalog is the …
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Five Great Seiko 5 Watches for Under $200

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It’s well-known that we’re big fans of the Seiko 5 line here at Worn & Wound, and I’m certain that it’s a sentiment shared by …
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EUREKA! Hamilton Releases the Long-Awaited Khaki Field “Murph” Watch as Seen in Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar

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In 2014, Christopher Nolan’s space-and-time-faring blockbuster Interstellar hit theaters. The film tells the the story …