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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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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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A chat with Luke AKA bones_13

A chat with Luke AKA bones_13

Please introduce yourself Luke Bones, 31 years young, born and raised in Melbourne, Australia. According to my Instagram profile bones_13 I left the grind to follow my love for boxing, watches and coffee and that is very much true to how I spend the average day – I teach boxing which is my passion and anytime between that I drink coffee and hunt, read, learn and discover anything I can about […]

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Chris AKA @gmtfanatic about his obsession for GMTs

Please introduce yourself My name is Chris and I’m 26 years old. I bought my GMT with 23 and took every penny I had to fulfill my dream. On that very first day I started my Instagram account gmtfanatic, following the footsteps of my Instagram Watch Idols. My hobby started to become more than that. I started to read a lot about mechanical wristwatches: history, watchmaking, design, etc. Going deeper […]

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A chat with Nick AKA @Sydney_Watch_Guy

A chat with Nick AKA @Sydney_Watch_Guy

Please introduce yourself My name is Nick and I am 33 years old. I was born in Greece then moved to Australia when I was young. After working in bars, clubs and restaurants most of my life I currently own a bar in Sydney and buy, sell and collect watches as a hobby. Aside from watches I love travelling, going overseas at least twice a year. My favourite destination is […]

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A chat with Kristian Haagen

A chat with Kristian Haagen

Please introduce yourself My name is Kristian Haagen (Instagram @kristianhaagen), born and raised in Denmark. I started my professional life in advertising, trained in London. I worked as Art Director in the UK, Spain and Denmark for approx. 20 years. In 2005 I decided to quit advertising and concentrate on watches. I had already published my first book on watches in 2002 and have been published in newspapers and magazines […]

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A chat with Justin AKA @justinvrakas

A chat with Justin AKA @justinvrakas

Please introduce yourself My name is Justin Vrakas and I am 28 years old from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I am the founder and CEO of watchsteez.com, an online boutique of rare but affordable vintage wristwatches. My brother and sister introduced me to Instagram over 3 years ago when I ditched my BlackBerry for an iPhone. I started by posting mostly personal photos along with the occasional wristshot until I discovered the […]

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A chat with Brian AKA @LifeofaWIS

Please introduce yourself My name is Brian H and I am 32 years old. I currently live in California, USA. I joined Instagram a bit late, about 2-3 years ago, but I have been quite active on various watch forums since 2007. I am a husband and dad, an Engineer by day, and a blogger during my free time. I have my own website that is dedicated to my passion […]

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