Interviews

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 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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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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A chat with Eddie AKA laweddie

A chat with Eddie AKA laweddie

Please introduce yourself Eddie Law, 34, born in Hong Kong and came to Sydney, Australia at the age of 7. I own a footwear wholesale business. Happily married and have a beautiful daughter, who I hope one day will be into watches. Friends introduced me into instagram a few years ago, and it’s been great for me as I use it for researching things I collect. Like watches, lego, whisky, […]

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A chat with Kim AKA mensmode

A chat with Kim AKA mensmode

Please introduce yourself I’m living in the beautiful city Stockholm, the capital of Sweden. I work at Swedish television as a graphic designer. My job is my passion (besides my newborn daughter and fabulous wife :)), it’s the right mix of creativity, daily variety and sharp deadlines. I don’t have Facebook, Snapchat or any other social media but with my background I thought Instagram was a perfect media for me. […]

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We had a talk with Andrew from Waldan Watches

We had a talk with Andrew from Waldan Watches

You probably remember your first watch, what was it and how did your passion start? Absolutely, my first watch was a Gerald Genta Skeleton Perpetual wristwatch. It was a gift from my dad, he was very close with Mr. Genta and even worked on designing a minute repeater with him. Genta was one of my father’s most influential friends and mentors, who later went on to design the Patek Philippe […]

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