Interviews

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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We had a talk with Mathias from NorthTwentytwo

We had a talk with Mathias from NorthTwentytwo

You probably remember your first watch, what was it and how did your passion for watches start? Of course, actually I was kind of a late bloomer and didn’t own that many watches before starting NorthTwentytwo. My very first watch was a Skagen watch, which I got for my 16th birthday. My passion for watches started when seeing what a nice looking watch could do for its owner, giving the […]

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A chat with Christophe Musy the co-founder of MAURON MUSY

A chat with Christophe Musy the co-founder of MAURON MUSY

Do you remember your first watch, and how did your passion start? We have never really worn watch before Mauron Musy. Our passion has begun very late. We are two precision mechanics and we love mechanical watches. Eric manufactures with his other company many component for Swiss watchmaking. When we decided to make our own watches, we thought to only make them for our friends! That was 3 years ago. When […]

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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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