Atelier Wen Perception Review: An Introduction To Chinese Luxury Watches

Atelier Wen first came on the scene in 2018 via Kickstarter, with its Odyssey and Hao models. Started by two Frenchmen, Robin Tallendier and Wilfried Buiron who met while studying abroad in China, and in collaboration with Chinese designers Li Ming Liang and Liu Yu Guan, they worked to develop a brand, and watches, that emphasized Chinese craftsmanship.

The Raketa Polar 0270: An Exploration of Collection vs. Consumption

In early 2020, right before the pandemic struck, Raketa announced that they would be releasing a limited vintage reissue of one of their watches – the Polar. While Raketa already had a Polar model in stock, this one would be set apart by its complete adherence to the old design schematics from 1970.