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We had a chat with Daniel the founder of Paradigm watches

We had a chat with Daniel the founder of Paradigm watches

You probably remember your first watch, what was it and how did your passion start? As per usual with me, I think I break the mould with this answer because luxury watches were a far cry from my humble upbringing… My passion started with an inexpensive ‘Snoopy’ watch my dad bought as a gift for me when he returned from a business trip to Japan. To this day it remains […]

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A Modern Twist on a Beloved Favorite: Swatch Sistem51 Irony

A Modern Twist on a Beloved Favorite: Swatch Sistem51 Irony

Watchmaking is an ever-evolving entity. Some watchmakers choose to stay with the classic stylings of horology while adding in little tweaks here and there. Others choose to completely renovate the look and feel of a watch to bring something exciting and original to the market. And some others, such as Swatch, aim to change their own unique way of making watches entirely. Welcome to the new and improved Sistem51 Irony […]

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Omega Watches: Superiority is in the Name

Omega Watches: Superiority is in the Name

If you are a watch enthusiast, you have surely heard of the famous Swiss luxury timepieces from Omega. They gained traction in 1917 as the official watch for Britain’s Royal Flying Corps’ combat units, and again were chosen by the American army for the same official purpose in 1918. Omega watches were the first watches on the moon during the landing in 1969, and have been keeping time for the […]

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A chat with Carl about Ivy Watch Co. and his fascination for the style of Ivy League universities in the 1960s

A chat with Carl about Ivy Watch Co. and his fascination for the style of Ivy League universities in the 1960s

You probably remember your first watch, what was it and is there a story attached to it? Who doesn’t remember their first digital Casio, mine was of the black plastic variety and for a few brief but glorious days I was king of my class. What sparked your passion for watches? Really, our passion is for great design and watches represent an interesting intersect between design, personal style and technology […]

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Watch Giveaway: VEJRHØJ NAUTIC 55° NORTH

Watch Giveaway: VEJRHØJ NAUTIC 55° NORTH

Together with @VEJRHOJ we will give away one Nautic 55º North, crafted from wood and steel. The giveaway will run until the end of 26.10.2016 with the following rules: How to win the VEJRHØJ NAUTIC 55° NORTH 1. Follow both @VEJRHOJ and @WRISTPORN on Instagram 2. Tag 3 friends on the Instagram post hereunder (1 entry = 3 tags) The winner will be randomly selected and announced the 26/10-2016 on @WRISTPORN […]

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A talk with Giorgia Mondani

A talk with Giorgia Mondani

Please introduce yourself I am Giorgia Mondani, born in Genova Italy in 1984. I grew up surrounded by watches, as my father Guido is one of the most important Rolex collectors. I joined the family business 8 years ago, after having spent one year in Geneva working for Osvaldo Patrizzi at the Antiquorum auction house. Together with my parents, we lead Mondani Books, the world’s most important publishing house in […]

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A chat with Daniel AKA mesaboogie85

A chat with Daniel AKA mesaboogie85

Please introduce yourself My name is Daniel. I’m 31 years old. I’m originally from South Carolina, but currently live in Maryland. I’m in the US Air Force. I got into Instagram b/c I’ve always enjoyed taking pictures and I had just gotten into watches when I got an account. I saw lots of awesome pics and users on there and I’ve really enjoyed interacting with other watch lovers. I don’t […]

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We had a chat with the guys behind Chronos

We had a chat with the guys behind Chronos

Do you remember your first watch, and how did your passion for watches start? Luke: I always had gift and budget watches growing up. It wasn’t until graduate school, that I started looking into nicer timepieces. With no prior horological knowledge, I would scour the jewelry shops in the mall admiring the beauty of different timepieces. I really became attracted to seeing the movements; the marriage of its internal aesthetic […]

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A Chat With Ian AKA ian_cognito

A Chat With Ian AKA ian_cognito

Please introduce yourself My name is Ian and I’m from Toronto, Canada! I like to say I work as a sub-par manservant to my wife and a pretty good #WISdad to my kids. My Instagram was not initially a watch-themed account. I started off mostly posting random things I found interesting (shapes, shadows, architecture) but I noticed that I got the most interaction with the few watch photos I posted. […]

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