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Zach Weiss

Zach is the Co-Founder and Executive Editor of Worn & Wound. Before diving headfirst into the world of watches, he spent his days as a product and graphic designer. Zach views watches as the perfect synergy of 2D and 3D design: the place where form, function, fashion and mechanical wonderment come together.
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Owner’s Review: the Synchron Military

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Homage watches are and will always be a touchy subject in the watch world. Sometimes …
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The Arcus Tropos: A Sub $1k Monopusher from Canada

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This is what I’ve been waiting for. In the last 10 years, the wild and, at times, wacky world of microbrands has come a long …
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Hands-On with the Baltic MR01 Micro-Rotor Dress Watch

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Back in late June, when the Only Watch auction pieces were unveiled, we were all met with a charming surprise. An event of bespoke one-off …
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Going Gold: Coming to Terms with My Desire for Gold

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I don’t own a gold watch. Well, at least not solid gold one. You know, the kind you’re given after 80 years on the job? …
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Hands-on with the Atowak Ettore Drift – an Affordable Wandering Hour Watch

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I’ll start this review with a perhaps pretentious admission – if you send me an email with “the Bugatti of luxury” in the subject line, …
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Hands-On with the Grand Seiko SLGH005 “White Birch”

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When Grand Seiko launched the SLGH005 White Birch, it felt like the start of a new chapter for the brand. Though technically it wasn’t the …
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Review: the Serica 5303 Dive Watch

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Once upon a time, hearing or reading the phrase “vintage-inspired dive watch” caused a stir of excitement and anticipation in us watch enthusiasts. The most …
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A Visit to Grand Seiko’s New NYC Boutique

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Just a few weeks ago Grand Seiko announced a new permanent boutique located in NYC’s SoHo neighborhood. For those who recall, about a year ago …
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Review: Grand Seiko SBGE255 Spring Drive GMT

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Grand Seiko is known for many things, from their case finishing and dial textures to …