In the Flesh - Wound For Life

We’re not expert outdoorsmen and we’re not world-renowned horologists, in fact, we’re far from it – but that doesn’t make us any less passionate. We have a constant longing for more knowledge and more adventure. Follow us on our journey for both with hands-on reviews, photo essays, and trip reports with our In the Flesh series.

In the Flesh: MONTA Oceanking

After a couple years of development, the MONTA Oceanking is ready for an In the Flesh review. Get ready for a new household name in watches.


In the Flesh: IWC’s 2016 Pilot’s Watch Collection

Last night, I had the chance to take a look at the latest collection of pilot’s watches from IWC, which were first unveiled at…


In the Flesh: Rolex Explorer II Ref 1655

Dean is on the scene in New Zealand, putting his Rolex Explorer II Ref 1655 through the ringer during a 2-week review.


In the Flesh: Oris Divers Sixty-Five 42mm

After loving it at Baselworld 2016, we were excited to get our hands on the Oris Divers Sixty-Five 42mm for a quick review.


In the Flesh: Sinn U212 EZM 16

I got my hands on the Sinn U212 EZM 16. It’s a dive watch that’s built like a tank and made to get any job done.


Discommon Goods Watch Roll: A Better Mousetrap

Following up their excellent Watch Wallet, the Discommon Goods Watch Roll seeks to improve upon the classic leather roll up. Did they manage? Uh yeah, they did.


In the Flesh: Martenero Ascent

We’re going hands-on with one of the latest from Martenero: a customizable 38mm watch that won’t break the bank. Let’s take a look at the Martenero Ascent.


In the Flesh: BALL Skindiver II

We get our hands on the redesigned and well-made BALL Skindiver II in this edition of In The Flesh.


In the Flesh: Alpina Tribute to KM

The Alpina Tribute to KM is the latest from the sporty Frederique Constant brand. Check out our hands-on review of this value-packed timepiece.


In the Flesh: Oris Divers Sixty-Five

Dean takes a crack at watch reviews, giving his thoughts on the Oris Divers Sixty-Five after some time on the wrist.


In the Flesh: Omega Globemaster

Since Baselworld, the Omega Globemaster has grown on us more and more, and we were lucky enough to get our hands on an example for review


In the Flesh: Discommon Goods Watch Wallet

When you’re on the go with multiple watches, your precious timepieces deserve proper protection. That’s where the Discommon Goods Watch Wallet takes over.


In the Flesh: NOMOS Metro 38 Datum

We’re going hands-on with the NOMOS Metro Datum, an updated version of their newest line, featuring a cleaner layout and a beautiful grey dial.


In the Flesh: Habring2 COS Chronograph

Featuring a chronograph operated by turning the crown, the Habring2 COS Chronograph is unique and a lot of fun to play with.


In the Flesh: BALL Cannonball

We get our hands on the BALL Cannonball, with its patented SpringLOCK technology, and give it our full review.


In The Flesh: Sinn 140 St S

We get our hands on the impressive Sinn 140 St S, a chronograph that ticks some of our favorite boxes.


In the Flesh: Omega Speedmaster DSotM “Black Black”

We’re going hands-on with the new Omega Speedmaster DSotM “Black Black”. This is as blacked-out as a watch gets, folks.


In the Flesh: Bremont Jaguar MKI

We test drove the Bremont Jaguar MKI for a week. Suddenly, we’re yearning for a Jaguar E-Type. Coincidence?


In The Flesh: Red Bar San Francisco

Red Bar San Francisco shows that the East Coast isn’t the only place you can find a nice “sexpile”.


In The Flesh: Panerai Straps

With the abundance of aftermarket strap options, Panerai fans are facing sensory overload. Here are three of our favorite Panerai straps.


In the Flesh: Christopher Ward Trident COSC 600

Christopher Ward is making great leaps in their segment of the market. Check out our hands-on of their updated Trident COSC 600.


Ball Engineer Master II Slide Chronograph

A chronograph with no pushers? Check out our review of the Ball Engineer Master II Slide Chronograph.


In The Flesh: Zodiac Heritage Sea Wolf

Vintage-inspired dive watches are popping up all over, but not so much in the $1K range. That changes with the Zodiac Heritage Sea Wolf.


In the Flesh: Omega Seamaster 300 Master Co-Axial

The Omega Seamaster 300 Master Co-Axial is one of our favorite watches of 2014. Check out our hands-on review of this instant classic.


In the Flesh: Everest Bands

If you’re looking for something other than an off-the-shelf strap for your expensive Rolex, look no further than Everest Bands.


Event Recap: Red Bar Boston

After a successful first event, the Boston watch enthusiasm didn’t let up a single beat. Check out our recap of the second Boston Red Bar event.

In The Flesh: Bremont Terra Nova

One of our favorite releases this year, we finally got our hands on the Bremont Terra Nova. Check out the article for the full review.


In The Flesh: Combat Straps Bund

We take a look at an incredibly crafted Bund strap, from the Montreal-based atelier that is Combat Straps, in this edition of In The Flesh.


In the Flesh: Martenero Founder

Young internet-based watch brand, Martenero, has taken the lead on a customizable ecommerce platform. Check out our review of their Martenero Founder.

In the Flesh: WatchBuys Road Show Boston

Calling all German watch lovers. If you haven’t been to a WatchBuys Road Show event, it’s well worth it. Check out our recap of their Boston event.


In the Flesh: Rover Haven Arts & Crafts

Looking for a “strap guy”? We found ours, with Rover Haven. Check out their latest strap style, the Arts & Crafts, in our full review.


In the Flesh: Zodiac Heritage Sea Dragon

After being revived by Fossil, Swiss brand Zodiac has been releasing some truly great watches, and the Heritage Sea Dragon is certainly no exception.

In the Flesh: Lew & Huey Cerberus

Up and coming internet watch brand Lew & Huey has followed one unique watch with another. Check out our review of their slick, versatile Cerberus.


In the Flesh: Sinn 103 Herbert Mayer Special Edition

We review the Sinn 103 Herbert Mayer special edition. It’s a fantastic piece from Sinn that truly captures their heritage.


In the Flesh: Porsche Museum Stuttgart

Wound For Life makes a quick detour from watches and takes a trip to the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart. Here’s our photo report.

In the Flesh: Red Bar Toronto

Toronto does its best impression of NYC’s Red Bar Crew. Good drinks, great friends, and dozens of awesome watches in one place. What more can you ask for?


In the Flesh: Omega Boutique Get-Together

Not long ago, Isaac Wingold gave us a great perspective on how the internet age has played a huge part in the recent growth…


In the Flesh: Franconia Ridge Loop

“Live Free or Die”, New Hampshire’s state motto takes on a double-meaning in today’s day-to-day grind at the office. Sometimes you just need to get away, get out in the woods, and live free — lest you wither away from the shackles of life behind a desk. Check out a photo report of my latest trip up to the White Mountains.


In the Flesh: Seoul Watch Photo Report

Check out our Seoul Watch Photo Report from our trip downtown for some serious watch spotting.


In the Flesh: Omega Boutique Visit

Boston isn’t exactly Geneva or NYC when it comes to watch accessibility, but we have some bright spots like Paul Duggan, European Watch Company,…


In the Flesh: MkII Fulcrum


Homage watches are typically love/hate for watch enthusiasts. Some love the idea of getting the chance to own something very similar to a famous,…

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