A Review of Vincero Watches
Better Than People Think
Vincero is a bit of an unusual watch manufacturer, and in this review you will see why.
They have a very limited history, but have achieved a lot in that very short time. Starting with just an idea 8 years ago, the three founders were tired of the same old cheap watches that just did not last. Mass produced with shoddy components, trying to trick the consumer into believing they were getting a bargain, when all they got was junk.
So, Vincero’s idea was: “Our products must be bold, uncompromising and quite literally the best value in our industry.“
Let’s find out more about this unique brand…
Any They Any Good?
Vincero decided to take a different approach producing affordable watches that are still of high quality. Not a simple thing to do in an industry full of copycats, cheap watches, and low price manufacturing.
Small Batches, Hand Checked
For starters, they produce their watches in small batches and them hand check them before allowing them to pass quality control. This goes against low-cost manufacturing standards where speed and volume is the name of the game.
And where some companies only spot check a percentage of the watches they create, Vincero make sure they check 100%.
Many companies try to find their parts as cheap as possible. The Vincero team decided this was not the way to go, so instead work with hand picked suppliers with a long history of producing the materials they need. They even put a piece of marble in the back of many of their watches, to add an element of unique history and style.
24 Month Warranty
Direct From The Manufacturer
Where possible, Vincero tries to reduce the overhead of watch production by removing the middle-man. You can buy directly from them, or their re-sellers, but they do not have 5 people between you and the watch like many other manufacturers.
As watch lovers themselves, the owners of Vincero decided they should take care of all warranty and service directly, allowing them to provide a cost-effective and top-quality service to their customers.
The Reviews Speak For Themselves
What Do You Get For Your Money?
Of course, every watch is a little different, but in general, you get a great deal when you buy a Vincero watch. They provide the following in terms of quality materials and parts:
- Japanese Citizen Miyoto Quartz movement
- Scratch resistant Sapphire crystal glass
- 50 (165ft) meters waterproof – so no diving but should be ok to swim with
- Surgical Grade Stainless steel – 316L
- Italian leather strap
- Italian marble display back
Vincero Men's Watches
Clearly inspired by the minimalistic but stunning Omega Aqua Terra, the Vincero Kairos is a watch worthy of your wrist. After all, if this style of watch was good enough for James Bond in Skyfall, you can’t go too wrong, can you?
This is the kind of watch that you can wear out to a formal gathering, or simply to work as a daily beater. And yet, it looks stunning on the wrist.
Vincero offers it in a huge range of styles, with various dial and strap color combinations.
Vincero Chrono S
If something a little more complex and functional is on your agenda, this chronograph model might just be the go.
Featuring a 3 sub-dial chronograph with hours, seconds and minutes, it also comes with a date window quietly sitting between 4-5 o’clock.
There are some bold pushers above and below the crown to start, stop and reset the chrono, giving the watch a little more sporty look. Nonetheless, this could still pass as a dress watch too.
Vincero Bellweather Chrono
The Bellweather from Vincero is a slight variation of the above Chrono S. It has a little more of an old-school look with the Roman numeral at 12 o’clock and the date window smack bang at 6. There are also only two sub-dials at 3 and 9 o’clock, which are contained within the inner minute track.
Vincero Women's Watches
And last but not least, the Kleio model features a 3 sub-dial chronograph, similar to the mens Chrono S, but without the date window. It is also slightly more elegant than the men’s, as you would expect, with smaller pushers and crown on the side, and a mesh bracelet that suits a woman far better.
All in all, Vincero models are quite stylish and modern, yet still minimalistic and dressy.
Don’t expect a field or dive watch from these guys, they love their simple dials and leather or mesh bands. But if that is the type of watch you are after, and one to two hundred bucks is all you want to spend, then you can’t go wrong with Vincero.