We Review, Compare, and Rate Watches
Focusing On Watches Regular People Can Afford
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Real Watch Reviews By The People Who Wear ThemWYCA was launched on the belief that affordable watches deserve a little bit of love. With kind regard to the premium brands that continue to inspire us with their stunning creations, our eye leans toward the truly special and unique affordables that are interesting in their own right.
We purchase the majority of the watches we review and run long-term updates on the timepieces in our collections. We also work with small independent watch brands and crowdfunded watch projects. The watch community is enjoying a renaissance of sorts, where people can come together to turn a dream into a reality. We love those kinds of stories and the watches they create.
Our watch reviews, including the media and photos in them, are created by the people that wear the watches. They are authentic and based on our first-hand experiences. Learn more about how we review watches and about us.
Automatic, Mechanical, & Quartz Watch ReviewsThe movement to a watch is what an engine is to a car. Our love for the wristwatch extends to any well made timepiece, whether it has a battery or a mainspring inside.
We believe that the mechanical wristwatch is an incredible piece of engineering; a proverbial beating heart that can tick more than a billion times over the course of its life. In each review, we assess the movement and test its accuracy; long-term reviews discuss its reliability and lifetime accuracy.
When a watch is an excellent example of the best you can find at its price point, we add it to our picks. These are our favorite- check them out!
View our automatic watch reviews or our quartz watch reviews.
Watch Photography & Instagram Feed
The Nixon Sentry Leather, powered by what is likely a Miyota quartz movement, is a great looking watch that embraces its fashion status without making structural or mechanical compromises. It’s affordability and overall look make it a great daily wearer, though if you’re looking for something more mechanical, the Sentry isn’t for you. It’s a fashion watch, yes, but a pretty good one.Read More
This Bulova is a little too big for my wrist so I thought I’d spend a bit more time showing off its detail & build using macro photography. It’s a great watch so long as you’ve got the wrists for it.Read More