My Mother, The Reluctant Watch Collector
And how she became one, with two family heirlooms.
Originally published by Pedro Vidal on Hodinkee, May 7th 2022
When I first started to write this essay, story, article, what have you, I was wondering how I was going to write about
Watch Of The Week: The Gift From A King That Spawned A CIA Case Officer's Love Of Timepieces
This Breitling Aerospace from King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein will never leave my collection.
Originally published on HODINKEE, May 16th 2022
In Watch of the Week, we invite HODINKEE staffers and
In-Depth: A Former CIA Case Officer Reveals The Surprising Connection Between Watches and Espionage
Luxury timepieces play a significant role in the murky world of spycraft – just not the way they're portrayed in Hollywood.
Originally published on HODINKEE, January 12th 2022
[Editors’ Note: The author of this
A 1966 Heuer Autavia 'Jochen Rindt' With A Letter Signed By Jack Heuer
Each vintage watch has a story; but more often than not, the story gets lost along the way. At HODINKEE, we love a good story because that is what we live for. In
More fun, less ego. That’s the philosophy Anish Bhatt takes on the watch industry. Whether he’s hunting for a specific model, educating himself on a particular movement, or discovering a watch he never knew existed, Anish wants to relish in the joy and thrill of
Why do car guys like watches?
According to Tim Scott, well-known car photographer, it's because "there's a design thing about them that's very sexy and beautiful. I can guarantee that if I wear a good watch amongst car people, it'll take me into endless conversation—it's like
Matt Hranek is a man of serious style. His current gig as men's style editor at Condé Nast Traveler takes him all over the world—which makes him the envy of at least the C&C office. And to boot, he gets to sample the best examples
Before we get to Ed and his watches, we first have to talk about the Cannonball Run.
The original, illegal Cannonball Baker Sea-To-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash—or Cannonball Run, as it's commonly known—took place five times between 1971 and 1979. Organizer Brock Yates imagined it as a rebellion
The watch community at large is a truly massive network. Around the world, collectors and enthusiasts gather to online forums, social media, and comment sections. And thanks to Adam Craniotes, they also congregate in-person at Redbar events all over.
Craniotes founded the Redbar Crew in 2007