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The Worn & Wound Podcast is a weekly discussion of watches. We cover the latest news and reviews on wornandwound.com, bring you our first-hand account of watch events from around the world, and sit down with our friends and colleagues from the watch industry to get their take on the latest in watches.

The Worn & Wound Podcast is a weekly discussion of watches. We cover the latest news and reviews on wornandwound.com, bring you our first-hand account of watch events from around the world, and sit down with our friends and colleagues from the watch industry to get their take on the latest in watches.

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The Worn & Wound Podcast is a weekly discussion of watches. We cover the latest news and reviews on wornandwound.com, bring you our first-hand account of watch events from around the world, and sit down with our friends and colleagues from the watch industry to get their take on the latest in watches.

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep. 168: Our Hopes for 2021, and Breaking Down the New Omega Speedmaster

1/13/2021
This week on the Worn & Wound podcast, we take a look ahead to 2021. With the whole year ahead of us, anything is possible, and in this conversation the Worn & Wound editorial team discusses a few of the themes and trends we’re hoping to see emerge in the new year. From offbeat vintage, to brown dials, there’s a lot to look forward to. We also spend a considerable amount of time talking about a little watch called the Omega Speedmaster (maybe you’ve heard of it). Omega got 2021 off to a...

Duration:01:03:09

Ep. 167: Kyle Snarr of Cantonment and Bill Yao from MK II Talk Everyday Carry and their New Collaboration

1/6/2021
This week on the Worn & Wound podcast we’ve got two special guests who are likely very familiar to longtime Worn & Round readers: Kyle Snarr of Cantonment and Bill Yao of MK II Watches. Cantonment is a new brand that launched earlier this year specializing in handy, EDC capable kerchiefs, and MK II is one of our favorite indie brands, crafting vintage inspired tool watches with strong military vibes and heritage. They’re here to talk about an exciting new collaboration between the two...

Duration:00:42:31

Ep. 166: 2020 in Review, with Special Guest Eric Wind

12/30/2020
On this week’s episode of the Worn & Wound podcast, we take a look back at the year that was in watches. For this end of year episode, we’re joined by special guest Eric Wind, of Wind Vintage. Eric is a vintage watch expert, who before striking out on his own with Wind Vintage served as a Vice President at Christie’s, where he oversaw many important watch sales and developed an expertise that is highly sought after in the community. You might be familiar with Eric’s work with Hodinkee in the...

Duration:00:38:27

Ep. 165: December Q&A

12/23/2020
You’ve got questions – we’ve got answers. This week on the Worn & Wound podcast, the team answers questions from listeners on a wide range of topics. We cover exit watches, some of the trends we spotted this year, watches under $1,000, and a whole lot more. We also spend some time talking about our favorite Worn & Wound content of the year, so be sure to check out links in the show notes for anything we talked about that you might have missed. If you have any questions you’d like us to...

Duration:01:07:39

Ep. 164: A Conversation with Mike Maher, CEO of Taylor Stitch

12/16/2020
Today on the Worn & Wound podcast, Blake Buettner and Zach Weiss chat with Mike Maher, CEO and Co-Founder of Taylor Stitch. Taylor Stitch is one of our favorite brands – an apparel company specializing in garments that are made responsibly and to last a lifetime. Blake, Zach, and Mike talk about the origins of Taylor Stitch, why they’re obsessed with sourcing just the right fabrics, and the connections between making top quality clothing and great watches. This week’s episode of the Worn &...

Duration:00:37:25

Ep. 163: A Conversation with William Massena

12/9/2020
On the podcast today, Zach Weiss and Blake Buettner are joined by watch industry veteran William Massena. William is the proprietor of Massena LAB, a studio that has partnered with some of the most interesting independent brands since its founding only two years ago, and they just released their first solo project, the Uni-Racer, an homage to a classic Universal Geneve chronograph. This is a really fun conversation that focuses on the making of the Uni-Racer, from its initial conception to...

Duration:00:42:17

Ep. 162: November Recap - The Virtual Windup Watch Fair, New Releases from Sinn, and Oris Goes In-House with the Caliber 400

12/2/2020
As we rapidly approach the end of 2020, the Worn & Wound team sits down to review the month of November. It was a busy month, dominated by the Virtual Windup Watch Fair, and a whole bunch of new releases, including a few retro inspired GMTs from some of our favorite indie brands, a slew of new stuff from Sinn, and a whole lot more. Blake Buetttner, Zach Weiss, and Zach Kazan take you through all of it in this week’s episode. Be sure to check out the show notes below for details on the...

Duration:00:58:26

Ep. 161: It's Q and A Time

11/21/2020
In this episode Blake Buettner, Blake Malin, James Helms, and Zach Weiss answer some reader questions about watches and the watch industry.

Duration:01:04:25

Ep. 160: An Interview with V.J. Geronimo of Oris and Luis Clemente, President of the Roberto Clemente Foundation

11/19/2020
Today, a special episode of the Worn & Wound podcast featuring Oris North America CEO V.J. Geronimo and Luis Clemente, son of the late Roberto Clemente, and President of the Roberto Clemente Foundation. As you might be aware, Oris and the Roberto Clemente Foundation collaborated recently on a limited edition version of the brand’s Big Crown Pointer Date. In this interview, V.J. and Luis talk about how the project came about, some of the details that make the watch special, and Roberto...

Duration:00:35:44

Ep. 159: Virtual Windup Watch Fair 2020 Kickoff

11/14/2020
In this episode, Blake Buettner, Blake Malin, James Helms, and Zach Weiss kickoff the virtual Windup Watch Fair 2020 with a few highlights.

Duration:00:28:39

Ep. 158: The Alliance of British Watch & Clock Makers, with Mike France and Roger W. Smith

11/11/2020
Today on the Worn & Wound podcast, we’re talking all about British watchmaking, and our guests are exactly the two people you’d want to speak to about the subject. Mike France is a co-founder of Christopher Ward, a British brand that will be very familiar to most Worn & Wound readers, and Roger W. Smith is a British watchmaker based on the Isle of Man who produces about 15 handmade watches per year. Mike and Roger occupy very different segments of the British watch market, but have joined...

Duration:00:45:52

Ep. 157: October Recap - A New Speedy with a Hidden Talent, the "Captain Willard" Gets Reviewed, and the Debate over Screw-Down Pushers

11/4/2020
This week on the Worn & Wound podcast, Blake Buettner, Zach Weiss, Ed Jelley, and Zach Kazan take a moment to look back at the month of October. With the year coming to a close, we’re still seeing a steady stream of new watch releases, and there were cool new watches introduced by brands both large and small over the course of the last month. In this episode, the team talks through some of their favorites, and they revisit some of the great hands-on reviews from the last month, including new...

Duration:01:15:09

Ep. 156: Ask the Collectors #3 - How Do You Pick Your Next Watch?

10/28/2020
Today on the Worn & Wound podcast, it’s the third installment of our “Ask the Collectors” series. This is our ongoing series with a specific focus on collecting, in which Worn & Wound Associate Editor Zach Kazan discuss the hobby with a group of notable collectors that have a huge variety of interests. In earlier episodes (be sure to check out the first and second installments in this series if you haven’t yet), we talked to Christoph McNeill, Erik Strickland, James Smith, and Rob from...

Duration:00:56:35

Ep. 155: 9 Great Watches Between $3,500 and $5,000

10/21/2020
This week on the Worn & Wound podcast, Zach Weiss, Blake Buettner, and Zach Kazan talk watches in the $3,500 to $5,000 price range. This is part of our continuing series where the editorial team looks at a selection of watches at a particular price point in an effort to highlight interesting timepieces that you may not immediately think about (be sure to check out our previous entry in this series right here). There’s a ton of variety at the $5,000 price point, and the watches discussed here...

Duration:00:59:03

Ep. 154: Guilty Pleasure Watches

10/14/2020
This week on the Worn & Wound podcast, the team sits down to talk about watches that fall squarely into the “Guilty Pleasure” category. Not every watch that we love is a consensus favorite – sometimes, the heart wants what the heart wants, even if nobody else does. Those are the watches we’ll be talking about today, those timepieces that, for whatever reason, fall outside of the mainstream, or are just less accepted by fans and enthusiasts. In other words, watches we shouldn’t like, but...

Duration:00:57:44

Ep. 153: A Conversation About Strange Speedmasters

10/7/2020
On today’s episode of the Worn & Wound podcast, we’re talking Speedmasters. But this isn’t just any Speedmaster podcast, we’re getting weird. Last week, we published a guide to unusual Speedmasters, and today Blake Buettner, Zach Weiss, and Zach Kazan sit down to talk through some of their favorites from our “Weirdmaster” guide, and what makes these references so strange anyway. If you’re a Speedmaster fan, or just interested in unusual watches, be sure to tell us about your favorite...

Duration:00:40:54

Ep. 152: September Recap - A New Apple Watch, Nivada Grenchen Returns, and More New Releases

9/30/2020
This week on the Worn & Wound podcast, Zach Weiss, Blake Buettner, and Zach Kazan take a look back at the month of September. As usual, September saw a wide variety of new releases, and this conversation takes you through some of the big ones, as well as some of the watches we reviewed this month. If you missed any of the content discussed here, be sure to check out our favorite September articles in the show notes below, as well as other great material we couldn’t get to in the Worn &...

Duration:00:54:00

Bonus: Ep. 151: Grand Seiko's "Nature of Time"

9/26/2020
Today, we’re bringing you a special episode of the Worn & Wound podcast in partnership with Grand Seiko. In this conversation, Worn & Wound’s Blake Malin and Zach Weiss sit down with Ilya Ryvin and Joseph Kirk from Grand Seiko to talk about the Nature of Time exhibit at Watches of Switzerland in New York, and all things Grand Seiko. They run through the key references in the US exclusive “Seasons” collection, talk about Grand Seiko’s recent partnership watch with Watches of Switzerland (the...

Duration:00:43:08

Ep. 150: Our Favorite Watches of 2020, So Far

9/23/2020
This week on the Worn & Wound podcast, with some major product announcements behind us, the team takes the opportunity to look back on the year in watches, going through some of our favorite releases across all price points. This has been an unusual year for watch releases to say the least, with trade shows cancelled due to the pandemic, and brands going it alone. Now that many of the brands we love have shown us their 2020 slate, we thought this would be a good time to talk about the year...

Duration:01:08:06

Ep. 149: All Things Accutron with Aaron Sigmond

9/16/2020
Today on the Worn & Wound podcast, Blake Buettner and Zach Kazan chat with Aaron Sigmond, co-author and editor of the new book, Accutron: From the Space Age to the Digital Age. Accutron is having a great year, having just relaunched with two new collections. The Spaceview 2020 and Accutron DNA are tech-forward callbacks to Accutron’s mid-century glory days, and feature a brand new electrostatic movement, a true watchmaking innovation. And the just-announced Legacy Collection recreates...

Duration:00:38:29