The Odd & Awesome 19mm Lug Width Size

When it comes to OEM replacement watch bands, the common lug width size we find available are often either in 20mm & 22mm. Most OEM straps made available today are from the range of 18mm-24mm. However, you’ll less likely find lots of strap options for the odd sizes, such as 19mm, 21mm, and 23mm. Why…

Small Watches are the NEW Trend?

What is the most ideal watch size these days? 40mm? 42mm? 44mm? 46mm? 48mm? Are big & over-sized watches becoming less popular and fading away? Here’s a list of popular 40 mm and smaller watch models that we often see and hear about in today’s watch communities. Are small size watches dominating the market? What…

New Seiko Prospex LAND Tortoise Watch Collection

When discussions that are related to Seiko’s Prospex line of watches, dive watches are perhaps the first thing that comes to mind. While going through Seiko‚Äôs collection of dive watches, there are countless iconic names and models that are easily named. Among the watch models, the word “Turtle”, will definitely be on the mentioned list….

Seiko Save The Ocean King Turtle SRPF77K1

The ‘Save The Ocean’ collaboration with Fabien Cousteau, the grandson of famous underwater conservationist Jacques Cousteau has been ongoing since 2018. Just like in the past, a percentage of proceeds from the sales of these new watches would go towards the Fabien Cousteau Ocean Learning Center, which is a  a non-profit organization dedicated to raising…

One of Bell & Ross’s Finest, Vintage BR 123 Heritage Automatic Watch

Bell & Ross was founded back in 1992 between two childhood friends, Carlos A. Rosillo and Bruno Belamich, both whom shared a vision of producing functional and durable timepieces.  The mission of the company was to create watches equipped for the extreme conditions of professional use. The design of Bell & Ross Watches are greatly…

Strapcode’s Premium Sailcloth QR Strap

This is the first time I’ve got my hands on a sailcloth strap, and my first impression of it is that these sailcloth straps are incredible. Surprisingly, the strap feels soft to the touch, but at the same time, you can feel how stiff and sturdy the strap actually is. With the name ‘Sailcloth’, you…

NEW Seiko 5 Sports & Naruto Watch Collaboration

At the end of 2020, Seiko have released yet another Japanese pop culture collaboration with Naruto & Boruto series, which is one of the biggest-selling manga series in history. The series has sold 250 million copies worldwide. This Japanese anime series tells the story of the adventures of a young ninja, Naruto Uzumaki, while the…

STRAPCODES Quick Release Collection 2020

Isn’t it great to know that by simply changing a watch strap with another can give a watch an entire new look. Let’s take the New Apple watch Series 6 as an example since I’ve recently just picked one up. Just at the Apple store alone, there are countless Apple watch bands to choose from….

Which Watch Buckle Suits You Best?

Buckles are a key essential to add to the final touch when you are trying to pair with that particular watch and strap that you decide on. These small details are often overlooked. However, knowing what type of clasp to have on your watch should be just as important as choosing features and designs. Knowing…

Seiko SPB151 & SPB153 ‘Captain Willard’ 2020

After months of talking about picking up a new watch, I think I’ve finally found the one that suits me best. As I have mentioned over and over again about how I wanted a green color watch. The Seiko Prospex SPB151 & SPB153 are the reincarnation of the Seiko 6105-8110, which was nick named ‘Captain…