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You Are What You Wear….. Really?

People fall into 2 very distinct categories when trying to answer this question: people who don’t care and think about clothes and regard fashion and watches merely as functional utility items and those who are trying to say something about themselves by the things they wear. Its not to say that the folks in category

A New Strap or a New Watch? They Can Feel the Same!

It seems that everything associated with fine Swiss timepieces is expensive these days. Yes as connissieur I do realize the level of expertise and the excruiating attention to deal with which most of these watches are manufactured. But replacing a leather strap on your fine timepiece, while expensive, often $300 – $700 per strap, can

Corum Golden Bridge Watch

If you ever have a chance to examine the Corum Golden Bridge watch, I heartily recommend that you take a look. Once you do, you may have a hard time putting it down. For anyone that loves timepieces, particularly those with really exceptional mechanical movements, spending a few contemplative moments with a Golden Bridge watch

The “Daily Beater”: A term of Horological Endearment

Luxury watches are a pretty crazy obsession. For those of us who love, drool over, and get worked up about all things horological, the thought of wearing a watch which doesn’t have provenance, pedigree, panache, or any other associated superlatives (and those are all purely subjective)—is about as appealing as eating wheat bran washed down

Musicians and the Watches They Love

One of the great things about artists who are able strike it rich with their craft is that they become huge patrons of other artist’s work. I think artists may just be wired that way. They appreciate quality and craftsmanship more then the average Joe does. When it comes to buying things one would consider

What a Woman Wants…In a Watch

It is very interesting to consider what women are looking for in a timepiece today. I know what I like. For me it isn’t just one brand or complication or style or shape that interests me…. it is almost as if the watch itself comes to life. Take my Corum Classical GMT as an example.

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