Watch Of The Week: Jewelry Designer Maggi Simpkins Finds Power In Her Grandmother's Cartier Tank
The record-setting engagement ring designer believes in the power of objects.
Originally published by Maggi Simpkins on HODINKEE, February 14th 2022
In Watch of the Week, we invite HODINKEE staffers and friends to explain
Historical Perspectives: Ten Out Of Production Watches That Offer A Ton Of Bang For The Buck
These watches deserve to be more expensive than they are.
Originally published by Ben Clymer on HODINKEE, November 20th, 2014
Last year I put together a list of 10 vintage watches that
Charlie Chaplin, a Silent Film Star
It’s hard to imagine a time when films were silent. It’s even more challenging to imagine a comedy without words. Yet somehow, even in the silent film era, Charlie Chaplin had an incredible knack for making people laugh.
Chaplin first took
Richard Burton: The Early Years
Richard Walter Jenkins, better known as Richard Burton, overcame a tough childhood to emerge as one of the greatest actors of his time. His teacher, guardian, and mentor, Philip Burton, is responsible for identifying his flair for acting and introducing him
Audrey Hepburn - The Woman and Her Watch
Audrey Hepburn is one of the most famous actresses of all time. She is still beloved around the world even years after her passing. And, she’s one of only fourteen entertainers to claim the coveted title of an
Sammy Davis Jr: The Early Days
The odds were against him. He was a black entertainer, pursuing his craft during the pre-Civil Rights era. Yet, against racism and discrimination, Sammy Davis Jr. prevailed as one of the most successful performers of his time.
During his formative years,
Winston Churchill is best remembered for his service to the British people and Allied powers during the Second World War. But his colorful life in the military and as a journalist and author shaped him into the fearless leader we remember him as today.
In James Dean’s twenty-four short years on earth, he was able to make a lasting impact on Hollywood and American pop culture. Just as his career was starting to take off in 1955, he was killed in a fatal car accident. There’s no telling how
Dress Watch Buying Guide
Like a nice suit, it’s easy to see why you’d want to opt for a reliable dress watch in your collection. “At least one” is what you always hear. Yet, as simple as it sounds, the hunt may seem daunting for some.