For many, the choice of watch strap is an absolutely essential part of choosing a watch. The main two material contenders are usually a metal (often stainless steel) or leather. Both have their positives, and each gives a very different look and feel. In our battle of stainless steel vs leather watch straps, we're going to outline the main differences you can expect to find if you pick one up.
Towards the back end of 2017, interest in world map watches began to skyrocket. If you've traveled recently, you might have been the target of Facebook ads trying to promote these watches. Before putting world map watches for sale on our store, we took a really good look at them in an attempt to present you guys with the best information. After being proud owners for a while, we now feel confident in telling you why world map watches are trending and why you might be the right person to pick one up.
Advancing craftsmanship means we can now do stuff with wood we couldn't have dreamed of even 20 years ago. Wooden belts, rings and now watches are starting to pop. With a beautiful aesthetic look and that natural feel, we can certainly see why. At The Urban Upgrade, we're huge fans of wooden watches - here's our 3 reasons why wooden watches are trending.