“Watches, Stories, and Gear” is a weekly roundup of some of our favorite watch content, great stories from around the web, and cool gear that we’ve got our eye on. This week’s installment is brought to you by the Windup Watch Shop.
The Chronomatic Turns 50!
This Sunday is the 50th anniversary of the Chronomatic (Caliber 12) movement that was co-developed by Heuer, Breitling, Hamilton-Buren, and Dubois-Depraz. Celebrating this milestone will be numerous Breitling and Heuer collectors who will share great snaps on Instagram using the hashtag #Chronomatic50. This is being organized by Fred Mandelbaum (@WatchFred) and leading vintage Heuer collector Jeff Stein (@On_The_Dash).
If you’re in the mood for some horological eye candy this weekend, then be sure to tune in.
Vox – An Interview With a Guy Who Wears the Same Thing Every Day
Vox interviews a guy who wears roughly the same thing everyday. It’s minimalism taken to an extreme, but it turns out that it’s not as weird as you think.