In-Depth: A Primer On Mother-Of-Pearl
Watchmaking's go-to symbol of femininity is tougher than you think.
Originally published by Jack Forster on HODINKEE, May 5th 2021
Mother-of-pearl is, unfortunately, a turn-off to a lot of watch enthusiasts, although not entirely without reason. If the tendency in designing so-called lady's
OMEGA Watches, Styled By Watch-Loving Women
Life's too short to wear boring watches.
Originally published on HODINKEE, Janaury 20th 2020
We'll be the first to admit it: Watch collecting can be a bit of a boy's club. The absence of feminine perspectives in watch media and the industry
Elizabeth Taylor: The Actress
Elizabeth Taylor was known for her tenacious personality and her profound talent on screen. But her legacy lives on today through her iconic style. She was a beauty queen and fashion legend who defined Hollywood glam as we know it. Whether sporting
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
Diana, Princess of Wales, was one of the most beloved members of the royal family. Known as the “people’s princess,” her modesty resonated with the British people and made her accessible despite her status. Her life was cut short in a tragic car accident when
Almost every watch comes with a relatively similar makeup – a band, a case, a crown. However, little nuances make watches appear and watch size seem vastly different. The band can be a metal bracelet or leather strap. The case can be square or round.
Founded in 1847 by French jeweler Louis-Francois Cartier, the House of Cartier produces classic luxury watches for men and women. Beginning in the 19th century with high jewelry brooch and pocket timepieces, Cartier eventually moved onto wristwatches with the famed Santos pilot’s watch made especially
When it comes to men’s watches, Rolex might just be the best known brand in the world. Iconic watches like the Submariner, Explorer, and Daytona are quintessential Rolex, with designs that are recognizable to anyone with even a passing interest in wristwatches.
Although best known for
The “Normalization” of the Watch Industry
For the past several years the watch industry has been shifting. Many people have contributed the fluctuation to advancements in technology and changes in cultural preferences, such as the prevalence of smartphones. Other individuals have interpreted this shift to mean
It does not take much to notice that most watches are designed with men in mind. Of the watches that are designed for women, most ladies watches are smaller in size, include diamonds and bright colors, and house quartz movements. A lot of attention is