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BOLDR is a full on established microbrand based in Singapore/Malaysia, started by Travis Tan, Leon Leong and Isa Ghani. What makes BOLDR an established microbrand? They have six different watch collections available at this time One of their newest collections that will be available soon is the BOLDR Odyssey 2019 SS dive watch. This tough dive watch is the next generation of the earlier BOLDR Odyssey.
Not many microbrands (in my book) can claim that they have been in the market for 10 years and also boldly create a new collection based on this achievement too.
Decima Watch Company, based in Tirana, Albania, has just launched their second watch collection: the Colosseo Chronograph, a watch featuring custom made diamond cut hand set and applied indexes, two tone gradient dials, spectacular dynamic case design and a revolutionary hybrid mecha-quartz movement.
Oceaneva is a new microbrand from the Aquacy brand. At this time their mission with Oceaneva is offering the best value homage there is. Personally, I believe they have done it and as a result they have affirmed my belief that microbands are just about the only type of new watches that should be purchased.
Méraud is a new microbrand from Ghent, Belgium founded by Stijn Busschaert, a real watch enthusiast. His three main goals as a watch brand are affordability, an exceptional product combined with vintage inspiration.
Achtung’s design is all about being uniquely different from other microbrands today by creating watches that are big, bold, colourful and every watch from their collection are produced in a very small quantity, making each piece a very limited edition.
Last September I reviewed the stainless steel Aquatico Blue Angels Pilot Watch. The Hong Kong based brand has expanded its offerings and has now added a line of watches named the Bronze Blue Angels.
For a first watch from a new brand, the Profundo VB-1 is a home run. I suspect the people behind the brand have been in the watch industry for quite some time, or they know people that are highly qualified and experienced watch manufacturers.
Sternglas is a Hamburg, Germany based watch company that designs all of it’s watches with the Bauhaus school of design in mind.
I have always been a fan of watches that are either designed interestingly “out of the box” or built characteristically with a “wow factor”. Vilhelm is one of the brands that I have supported since the start of their brand back in 2016 through a double combo of The Elemental on Kickstarter.