The idea for Hudson River Watch Company was born from our effort to find a great looking, high quality watch at an affordable price. We wanted unique, polished, classic designs at a price that would allow us to own a collection of watches. After years of casually discussing our struggle, we finally decided to do something about it.
Inspired by the neighborhoods and streets surrounding us here in New York City, we began designing watches for fun, and before we knew it, we were ordering prototypes, and forming a company. We spent over a year working on our designs and learning everything we could about the watch-making process. Finally, in March of 2013 we launched on Kickstarter to raise funds for our first order, and we had a great response, raising more than twice our intended goal.
Each watch in our collection is made from high quality materials: Swiss movements, surgical grade stainless steel, sapphire crystal. We believe a watch should be classic, yet versatile, and should complement the wearer's style. We also believe in unexpected details and interesting design, and we set out to create a collection that can be worn with a variety of different straps to achieve many different looks.
We hope you enjoy our collection and we really appreciate your support.
Robert & Lauren Willis