About WYCA

About WatchesYouCanAfford

Why You Should Trust us ? We Really Love Watches!

Watches You Can Afford is the go-to destination for those who appreciate the elegance and functionality of affordable watches. Reaching over 100,000 people each month, our website is grounded in the belief that style and quality aren’t exclusive to high-priced items.

We respect the big-name watch brands, but we like to shine a light on cheaper watches that are also cool in their own way. That’s why WYCA offers a curated selection of watch reviews and watch roundups, all written by people who really wear the watches every day.

Our Review Process is a Bit Different

Every website reviews watches a little bit differently. We focus on overall satisfaction with the watch and how it feels and performs during the time that we’re reviewing it.

Learn more about our watch review process, how we categorize watches, and how we define each category.

100% Unique Content

Our reviews are penned by the people that wear the watches and are based on our experiences with them.

Real Legitimate Reviews

With up to 30% of online reviews being fake, we pride ourselves on our 100% honest review process.

High-Res Photography

We invest in great photography so you can see the watch at its best.

Our Passion is Watches

We have a real love for watches and for what we do. We hope you notice the difference when you read our reviews.

The People Behind WYCA

We are a passionate group of watch enthusiasts and content creators working hard every single day to bring you content that we hope you’ll find helpful, interesting, and inspiring.

Adrian Prisca

Owner & Chief Editor

Adrian had a watch on his wrist almost since his birth. He fell in love with mechanical watches at a very young age and even though he has a few luxury watches in his collection, from Rolex or Omega, he always had a thing for affordable, high quality watches. He knows the watch industry like the back of his hand, that’s why he was thrilled to take over this blog. [read more]

Erik Rowe

Associate Editor

Erik has always been fascinated with all things horological, from dive and sports watches to high-end timekeeping wonders. He’s a real watch enthusiast whose love and passion for watches extended into collecting, writing and even working on watches. [read more]

Cameron Martel

Founder, Head Watch Geek & Reviewer

Cameron’s love for watches began over a decade ago. His personal collection includes over 27 watches, ranging from $25 to $5,000 in value. WYCA is his baby and he took care of it with pride. [read more]

Melissa Martel

Logistics & Administration

Melissa was initially the brains behind the operation (but Cameron doesn’t know that), in charge of keeping the lights on and the watches incoming.

Contributors: Auke van der Plaat, Akil Wingate, Don Camacho, John Phillipp and Rick Korchak.

Editorial Guidelines

At Watches You Can Afford we take immense pride in crafting content of the highest quality. Our articles are the product of a genuine passion for watches and meticulous attention to detail, written only by watch aficionados and experts.

If you find any article that could be refined, updated or corrected, please feel free to reach out at contact@watchesyoucanafford.com.

Integrity and Authenticity

We stand firmly by the authenticity and reliability of our editorial processes. Our team – comprising editors, horology experts, and seasoned collectors – dedicates itself to a rigorous review process to ensure that all content on WYCA reflects the best information and the true essence of the watchmaking art.

Every piece on our site is crafted with a personal touch, featuring the author or the contributor’s name and background, a testament to our commitment to content created “by humans, for humans“.

We update our articles to stay current, marking them with the date of the latest refresh. To maintain our pledge against AI-generated content, we ensure that each article, review, or guide comes straight from the minds and experiences of our team and contributors.

Visual and Media Integrity

The images and videos that accompany our content are carefully selected or created by our in-house team in collaboration with horology experts. We include a variety of voices and perspectives to reflect the diversity of the watch-loving community. Our visual content is honest and on point, avoiding any misleading alterations.

We stand by the accuracy of our content, openly correcting any discrepancies and inviting our readers to help us remain as precise as the timepieces we admire.

Disclosure and Transparency

Every member of our team is obligated to disclose any potential conflicts of interest, ensuring our reviews and articles remain unbiased and focused solely on providing value to our readers. Our editorial content is not swayed by advertisers, and we maintain a clear delineation between sponsored content and our independent editorial pieces.

Fact-Checking and Verification

Watches You Can Afford employs a thorough fact-checking process. Our editors are chosen for their expertise in the field of watches and journalism. They scrutinize every statement to confirm its accuracy, and articles passing this review will bear a “reviewed by” or “fact checked by” seal along with the reviewer’s name.

Accuracy and Ongoing Updates

We are devoted to accuracy in our storytelling. Any errors will be promptly corrected, with full transparency regarding the nature of the correction and the update time. While our watch reviews capture specific moments and remain as originally reported, our evergreen content is regularly revisited to ensure its continued relevance and accuracy.

Sourcing and Perspectives

Our writers and editors are diligent in their research, relying on reputable sources and firsthand insights from within the watch industry. We avoid anonymous sources to maintain the trust of our readers, only making exceptions when the situation warrants it, and with full disclosure of the reasoning.

We are committed to showcasing a wide range of views, especially from underrepresented groups in the watch community, ensuring our content resonates with a diverse readership.

Diversity and Inclusion

WYCA believes in the dignity and value of every individual. We are active in our efforts to create content that reflects this belief, working with an anti-bias team to guide us in presenting inclusive and respectful content for everyone.

Editorial Independence

Our journalism is impartial and independent, free from advertiser influence. Sponsored content is clearly labeled, and our recommendations are the product of thorough research and testing, unaffected by external partnerships.

Originality and Lawful Respect

Originality is not just a principle but a practice at Watches You Can Afford. Our content is crafted from scratch, thoroughly researched and reviewed, and respectful of copyright and intellectual property laws. We hold our contributors to the highest standards of journalistic integrity and legal compliance.

Authors and contributors to our website are expected to comply with all relevant laws, uphold professional standards, and adhere to accepted journalism practices, including:

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Work with Us

We’re always looking for knowledgeable and passionate freelance writers to join our mission of delivering practical advice and inspiration for watch enthusiasts to enjoy their passion to the fullest.

Please be aware that we do not consider unsolicited guest submissions, articles, blogs, infographics, or posts. Interested contributors can reach us at: contact@watchesyoucanafford.com.

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Contact Us

We welcome your thoughts and suggestions and we’re excited to hear from you. For any feedback, advertising opportunities or press inquiries, please don’t hesitate to get in touch via email at contact@watchesyoucanafford.com or using the contact form here.

If you prefer to give us a call or send a traditional letter, our address is 18 Somesului Street, Sibiu, 550003, Romania, and our phone number is +40 745 999 805.


Watches You can Afford is operated by OMG SRL, a limited liability company registered in Romania.

Trusted by more than 15 million people every year to make informed decisions and find inspiration, OMG’s other brands include Luxatic, HomeDSGN, Agronomag, Invest Some Money, The Pet Savvy and more.