The 22 Belgian Watch Brands

The small multilingual Kingdom of Belgium – most famous for chocolate, waffles, and high-quality billiard balls – also creates a wide range of timepieces. More specifically, a very diverse group of 22 Belgian watch brands currently exist. Let’s briefly go through them! Gavox Engineer and pilot Micheal Happé started …

Undone Mystique Watch Review

Undone is an Asian watch brand most famous for their custom watches. Now they’re releasing their first “non-custom” timepiece – the retro-style Undone Mystique. It will be available in four models; Eclipse, Mercury, Neptune, and Mars. Each model comes in both rose gold and silver case coating (8 versions in …

AVI-8 Hawker Harrier II Review

The guys at AVI-8 are about to release a new model in their Hawker Harrier II collection; the AV-4056. When given the chance to wear a piece, I actually felt a bit nostalgic. As a young boy growing up in the 80s, building model aircrafts was one of my …

Von Doren Jotunheim Lady Watch Review

Norwegian brand Von Doren launched a wristwatch for women a couple of weeks ago – the Von Doren Jotunheim Lady. WhichWatch got a chance to try it out. But since I’m a man, not brave enough to wear a women’s watch in public, I enlisted my dear girlfriend to wear …

Top 15 Most Exciting Scandinavian Watch Brands

A 1000 years ago, the Vikings used the sun to keep track of time. Today, their Scandinavian descendants use wristwatches to keep their pillaging and mead-drinking appointments. Wristwatches that have been designed and manufactured within Viking territory (FYI, I use the looser definition of which countries belong to …

AVI-8 Hawker Hurricane Review

The nice guys at British watch brand AVI-8 gave me a chance to wear the limited edition AVI-8 Hawker Hurricane vintage pilot watch. After wearing it for a week, I thought it was high time to let you readers know what I think of it. The Hawker Hurricane Timepiece …

Top 10 High-End Watch Brands for the Ultra Rich

In the world of the ultra rich, where exclusive yachts and private jets are everyday items, the choice of wristwatch to wear is a serious matter. For Russian oligarchs, Saudi Arabian oil sheiks, and other desperate-to-spend billionaires, only a true luxury timepiece from one of the world’s most …

The 4 New Zealand Watch Brands

When I think of New Zealand, the first thing that comes to mind aren’t watches. It’s rugby, and dramatic Lord of the Rings scenery. But the land of the Kiwis do offer a few timepieces (like in Finland and Scotland). There are currently four New Zealand watch brands just waiting …

10 Best American Watch Brands

Once upon a time, America was dominating the watchmaking industry (along with the Swiss). But since WW2, a steady decline has left the US far behind Switzerland in terms of both quality and number of watch brands. The winds could be turning though, because in recent years, several …