If you could rank your top 10 favorite watch brands, what would they be and why?

I’m going to have divide this into two sections – watch brands that I admire (but cannot afford), and watch brands that are affordable to me, that I personally own (< $3k) that I like. Watch brands that I admire (but cannot afford) (1) A Lange & Sohne absolutely gorgeous design, beautifully decorated, very very… Continue reading If you could rank your top 10 favorite watch brands, what would they be and why?

Why do so many people hate Rolex and those who wear them?

For watch enthusiasts like myself, Rolex (and to a lesser extent Omega) is basically the epitome of the materialistic superficial ‘nouveau rich’; They buy it because its a status symbol. Its not that Rolex doesn’t make great watches – they certainly do – but there are certainly more historical brands that produce more exclusive pieces. Rolex is… Continue reading Why do so many people hate Rolex and those who wear them?

Let’s talk watches

TSo, a lot of people might know me as the guy who geeks out about laptops, computers, electronics, guitars and such. But some people might not know that I’m also a geek about watches as well. I’ve always liked mechanical watches, in particular, because I’m at heart an engineer and the engineering that goes into… Continue reading Let’s talk watches