Behind the Scenes: Handcrafting a Cordovan Leather Watch Strap

Behind the Scenes: Handcrafting a Cordovan Leather Watch Strap

Finely crafted leather watch straps are the perfect match for dress watches such as the Seiko Presage Cocktail Time Old Fashioned, or the Seiko Tank SUP880. Today we join Anthony Hong, a guest writer and leatherworker (Nonsatiation on Instagram) to look behind the scenes at what it takes to create handcrafted watch straps. 
May 10, 2022 by Jeremiah A
The Best Star Wars-Themed Watches to Celebrate May the 4

The Best Star Wars-Themed Watches to Celebrate May the 4

Has your Facebook or Instagram feed exploded with Star Wars posts yet? This May 4th, you may see the greetings “May the 4th Be With You” posted everywhere, online and offline. You may also come across Star Wars fans gathered in parks or malls, with all the gear that can be expected from fans of the sci-fi franchise. Here are 5 themed watches to celebrate today's unofficial holiday.
May 04, 2022 by Jeremiah A
Namoki's Top 7 Reasons Why You Should Buy a Seiko Watch

Namoki's Top 7 Reasons Why You Should Buy a Seiko Watch

Seiko is mostly known for their affordable and high-quality wristwatches. Yet this is not all they make: they also produce clocks, electronic devices, semiconductors, and optical products. We can assume that working on other products and not exclusively on watches has allowed them to create innovations that no other watch brand can do. As one of the best watchmakers out there, it should not come as a surprise that there are many good reasons to buy a Seiko. 

Here are seven reasons why YOU should get a Seiko watch for yourself.

April 26, 2022 by Jeremiah A
Is Seiko Just a Copycat Watch Brand?

Is Seiko Just a Copycat Watch Brand?

Let’s be honest – many watches look similar. Most modern dive watches take major cues from the early days of dive watches, like the Rolex Submariner, or the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms. Seiko sometimes gets put into the ‘copycat watch’ category as some of their watches look eerily similar to those from other brands. Let’s take a look at some of the Seiko watches that get compared with others a lot, and some that uniquely stand out!
April 22, 2022 by Jeremiah A
The People Behind Seiko: Kintaro Hattori

The People Behind Seiko: Kintaro Hattori

Seiko was founded in 1881 by Kintaro Hattori. At the young age of 21, Hattori formed a jewelry and watch shop called K. Hattori in Tokyo, Japan. This would be the start of Seiko, one of the best known watch brands in the world. Let's take a look at the history of the man that started it all.
April 19, 2022 by Jeremiah A
Do OEM Seiko Watches Increase or Decrease Price in the Resale Market?

Do OEM Seiko Watches Increase or Decrease Price in the Resale Market?

Today, most people want fast returns from an investment, but there are still some people who choose to seek both profit and passion from a purchase. People may say that investing in watches is a way that one could waste their money. However, watches are not only items for collectors, but can also be a great store of value. Is this true for Seiko watches? Read on and find out.

April 13, 2022 by Jeremiah A
Behind the Build #11: Seamaster Mods

Behind the Build #11: Seamaster Mods

Omega is a famous watchmaker that is well respected in the world of luxury watches. It has a rich history, and is one of the best brands producing watches today. Let's look at one of the most important watches from this house: the Seamaster.
April 05, 2022 by Jeremiah A
The Best Seiko 5 Watches Released to Date

The Best Seiko 5 Watches Released to Date

Seiko has always designed timepieces based on a set of well-defined principles. The product line's demarcation provides purchasers with clarity — there's a watch for every occasion. The Seiko 5 name has been a testament to that ideal, and here we will look at 5 of the best collections under this series.
March 30, 2022 by Jeremiah A
Why We Mod #11: Chris (@seikomods_de)

Why We Mod #11: Chris (@seikomods_de)

For our 11th edition of our long-running Why We Mod Series, we talk to Chris (@seikomods_de on Instagram),  a trademark/copyright law expert who picked up watch modding as a hobby and turned it into a professional business. His Seiko and Orient mods are always calculated and well put-together - signature of products Made in Germany.
March 27, 2022 by Jeremiah A
Top 3 Seiko Watch Strap Choices for the Hot Summer Months

Top 3 Seiko Watch Strap Choices for the Hot Summer Months

Summer is the time of year when you may need to be cautious of what you wear to prevent heat rashes and other skin conditions. When it comes to accessories, this is especially true. On a scorching summer day, we like to wear light and thin clothing and avoid unnecessary accessories. How do you make your watch summer-ready?
March 24, 2022 by Jeremiah A