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Sean Lorentzen

Hailing from Redondo Beach, California, Sean’s passion for design and all things mechanical started at birth. Having grown up at race tracks, hot rod shops and car shows, he brings old-school motoring style and a lifestyle bent to his mostly vintage watch collection.

Time Off the Wrist: Eclipse 2017

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Timekeeping, as we’ve written about on Worn & Wound, extends far beyond the art of …
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Introducing the 17.01 from Ming Watches

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One of the things I find myself talking about constantly in watch design is the idea of dynamism. It’s easy enough to put together a …
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Introducing the Mondaine Helvetica Collection by Designer Erik Spiekermann

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Bold, clean graphic design is bread and butter over at Mondaine. The Swiss brand’s hallmark style, best expressed in the Swiss railway-inspired Classic, has expanded …
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Farer Oxley GMT Review

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I  have talked at length here on worn&wound about charm before, and how difficult it is to engineer into a timepiece. Today’s watch brings to …
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Introducing the Frederique Constant Classics Automatic GMT

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Few brands punch above their weight as well as Frederique Constant does. The Swiss label manages to produce a truly timeless look with in-house movements …
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Saving the Reefs with Oris and the Aquis Staghorn Restoration Limited Edition

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The watch industry is a fascinating one, and most of the time it exists within a vacuum. But when the industry stands up and makes …
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Introducing the Defakto Vektor

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Minimalism in watchmaking is like the harmonica: easy to pick up, but extremely difficult to master. With that in mind, while the trend of minimal …
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Horage Multiply: 48 New Watches Featuring the K1 Caliber, Now on Kickstarter

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While the rise of Kickstarter campaigning in the past few years has undoubtedly changed the face of small-brand watchmaking dramatically, “ambitious” is not usually a …
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Time Off the Wrist: the Astronomical Clock of Prague

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As we wrote a few weeks back, at the dawn of the 15th century much …