Whether you are new to watches or are a seasoned watch collector, into affordable watches or exclusively the high-end, collect only new or vintage …you’ve likely come across and appreciated the wares of Sinn Spezialuhren. To those of us focused on accessibly priced watches, Sinn represents a brand of watches to aspire to own, new or used.
Happy Holidays! We figured what with the holiday spirit being what it is, we’d give you, our fantastic readers, a small token of our appreciation in supporting our still fairly young site. So, we went through our photos from 2011 and chose 10 of our favorites to put up as desktop wallpapers. Enjoy!
Everyone who wears watches knows the value of a good tool watch; a watch that you feel comfortable wearing no matter the circumstance, a watch that you feel confident will endure. Think of it is your default or go-to watch; that watch that when you wake up in the morning and don’t have time to fuss about, you just grab, because you know that it is reliable, speaks to your style and is just a pleasure to wear. For me, the Seiko 5 SNK series are ideal for this purpose.
The Slip watch represents Brooklyn based designer Evan Clabots’ first voyage in to both watch design and self-manufacture. Worn&wound had the luck of being able to hold on to a production sample for several weeks, as well as meet up with Evan and discuss the watch and his company over beers and burgers.
I mentioned it in my article about the Timex Andros, I hinted at my love of it in my initial impressions, Blake put it alongside a Rolex Submariner and now I want to get down to it; the Seiko 5 SNZH is sort of a perfect watch. It is well made, it is nicely detailed, it has an automatic movement, it looks fantastic, it is versatile, it is unique and it is very affordable.
This peculiar Swatch specimen is from the early years of their Irony series and unfortunately, I could not find a name for it (*update: it’s called “spinnin”). For the most part, the design is relatively simple, conservative even. The body is made of polished stainless steel with a polished stainless bezel that has “swatch” etched in repeatedly.
In my life until this point, I have owned more Swatches than any other brand of watch. I have had flik-flaks, chronos, skins, automatics and classics all grace my wrist at one point or another. Growing up, they were stylish and fun watches that I could wear that did not represent a huge monetary loss (to my parents) when I inevitable scratched
Just got my M33 and I couldn’t resist snapping a few photos. Just out of the box, I am very pleased with the M33… It is an extremely well-built, dense and heavy watch. In fact, I was surprised by the weight, around 85g without a strap. This makes the M33 feel almost literally like it is a solid piece of metal.