April 29, 2020

This Is One of the Most Affordable Automatic Dive Watches Worth Buying

Branching out from its generally casual-chic lineup, New York-based indy brand Martenero has introduced its first dive watch. Not only does it feature increased water resistance, sapphire crystal, and a steel bracelet, but it’s even more affordable than almost any of the brand’s watches before it.

April 28, 2020

Martenero Bayshore – A Modern Mechanical Dive Watch

Martenero is a premium watch brand founded in 2014, offering original, contemporary designs at accessible price points. Their aesthetics revolve around creating unique designs that stem from the classics.

October 12, 2019

Martenero Edgemere Reserve Watch Review

Martenero is a brand that does a great job with color, and the Edgemere Reserve collection is further proof. Its continued dedication to fun and refreshing timepieces has always captured my attention, so accepting this review was a no-brainer for me.

April 16, 2019

10 Handsome Marine Chronometer Watches Available Now

The Edgemere Reserve is an enhanced version of the original model with the addition of a power reserve complication and 24-hour sub dial. Like the model’s overall design, the power reserve complication hails from early marine chronometers.

January 25, 2019

Video: Talk with Martenero Founder, John Tarantino

In a rare treat, Martenero Watches Founder, John Tarantino visited WatchGauge HQ to help me introduce his brand onto WatchGauge!

December 15, 2018

Martenero Kerrison – A Stylish and Affordable Automatic All-Rounder

Martenero is a young microbrand based in New York that already has a handful of intriguing lines in its portfolio. It recently funded a sequel to one of its bestsellers on Kickstarter, the Edgemere Reserve.

October 15, 2018

Hands-On with the Martenero Edgemere Reserve

After four years and six different collections of varying styles, the latest Martenero release is the most complex addition to the growing catalog and is also the clearest representation of the brand’s maturing identity. It is able to maintain the playfulness seen in the original Edgemere with a dash of the “grown-up” appeal and symmetrical design seen in the most recent Kerrison series.

October 2, 2018

Martenero Edgemere Reserve – An Affordable Mechanical Watch with a Nautical Theme

Founded in 2014 in New York, Martenero already has six lines of watches in its portfolio. Their latest line, the Edgemere Reserve, is the most detailed piece yet with three complications.

September 5, 2018

Martenero Edgemere Reserve

For nearly five years now, Martenero has been producing watches that have captured my attention online, in person, and most importantly, from across the room. The brand’s latest release is a slightly more complex reinterpretation of their long running Edgemere model – a watch that I’ve always respected.

July 25, 2018

I found my new favorite everyday watch — the online startup behind it is dedicated to high quality and fair prices

In just the past year I've acquired six or seven new watches; in fact, and I was finally at a point where I was ready to stop collecting for a while, as I had a timepiece for just about every occasion I could envision.

June 4, 2018

This Affordable Mechanical Watch Can Dress Both Up and Down

Since 2014, New York City-based indie watch brand Martenero has been making accessibly-priced mechanical watches with unique, eye-popping designs. The brand’s Kerrison model is just its latest.

October 24, 2017


In a few short years of production, Martenero has set itself apart from the rest of the micro-brand pack with a focus on clean, classic-inspired design and tasteful splashes of color.

October 23, 2017

Introducing The Martenero Kerrison

A new take on one of the brand's most popular models.

October 28, 2016

Hands-On The Martenero Edgemere, A Marine Chronometer-Inspired Watch Designed In New York

It's easy to forget in a sea of marketing campaigns and brand ambassadors that there are a lot of small companies out there making cool watches...

October 21, 2016

Martenero Edgemere Watch Review

One thing I keep on saying about microbrands is that it’s enjoyable to see them evolve. It’s the newcomers who are still trying to define and establish themselves that I find quite interesting, which brings me to the Martenero Edgemere.

October 21, 2016

Introducing the Martenero Ascent and Marquis

The last time we wrote about Martenero, the Brooklyn-based brand had just released their two inaugural watches, the Ace and the Founder. For those unfamiliar, Martenero has a unique take...

April 4, 2016

Review: A Customizable Dress Watch for the Casual Generation

For the majority of my childhood I remember my dad wearing the same quartz-powered Seiko every day. It was an anonymous timepiece, but with a gold-ish case, a white dial and black Roman...

November 4, 2016

This watch. It’s just so... perfect.

There are three kinds of watches in this world. The ones so garish they command attention from across the room; the ones so bland even the guy wearing it forgets he's got it on; and this: The Edgemere, a nautical-themed watch collection...

December 8, 2015

Martenero & Tanner Goods Introduce the Limited Edition “Ace” Pilot Watch

Sometimes it can be difficult to tell a want from a need, but life is much simpler when you don’t have to decide. In an ingenious move, both boxes have...