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.
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The Hollywood Reporter – How Stars Discreetly (Yet Deliberately) Show Off Their Watches on the Red Carpet
Nowadays, the red carpet is the perfect place for watch spotting, but this wasn’t always the case. It used to be that watches would stay hidden beneath a shirt cuff. Today, however, A-list celebrities (some of them paid ambassadors) attending award shows and movie premiers are expected to show off their often-times borrowed wristwatches, so if you’re spotting a watch on the wrist of one of your favorite actors, know that it was likely intentional.
The Worn & Wound Podcast Ep. 52: Ryan Schmidt, Author of The Wristwatch Handbook
If you’re a lover of watches, The Wristwatch Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Mechanical Watches is a must-have for your coffee table. In episode 52 of The Worn & Wound Podcast, we talked to the book’s author, Ryan Schmidt, about the process of writing such an expansive tome and the industry at large.