The Worn & Wound Podcast Ep. 29: Zenith Defy Lab and Apple Watch Series 3


Welcome to The Worn & Wound Podcast. Today, we’re discussing two bits of industry news on two ends of the spectrum: on the one end, the reveal of the revolutionary oscillator inside the new Zenith Defy Lab, and on the other, the Apple Watch Series 3.

Zenith Defy Lab.

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Show Notes:

Episode 29 wrist check.

Ilya – Mk II Hawkinge

Blake – Oris Divers Sixty-Five.

Zach – Nomos Club.

The Zenith Defy Lab is big-Swiss horology at its finest–a truly revolutionary development and one with major implications for the future of the industry. It’s also quite complex, and the best primer on the development of the project can be found in the video below by

The Apple Watch Series 3 makes a big and important leap–it now has cellular, which means that it is no longer tethered to your phone (which you can ostensibly leave at home). This changes things for the Apple Watch, and we discuss why.

For the Apple Watch Series 3 spec rundown, click here.



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.