What watch do you wear?

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by dmash, Oct 8, 2009.

  1. AntiHero84

    AntiHero84 Senior member

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    I was watch shopping this past summer and had to make a tough decision between Hamilton and Victorinox.

    I went for the Victorinox Swiss Army Infantry. Stainless steel band with a white face and dark grey numbers.

    Wasn't looking for anything too flashy. Just a good, simple day-to-day watch. I've been very satisfied.
     


  2. spertia

    spertia Senior member

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    What are your thoughts on wearing a black face, brown strap watch with both a black belt and a brown belt? Is it versatile enough? or should I purchase a black strap to go with the black belt?

    I'm speaking of the Stowa Airman to be specific.


    I think it's acceptable and have worn my Airman with brown strap while wearing black shoes/belt. However, I still think that a matching black band would be preferable in these situations, and so I have just purchased a black strap for this purpose.
     


  3. spertia

    spertia Senior member

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    for the record i bought the junghans max bill chronoscope bc i was absolutely in love with the design, so its not all about the label or the brand name either for me too [​IMG]

    I have been badly wanting to get this watch. The design is 100% classic; to me, it is like getting an IWC Portuguese for a fraction of the cost. Did you go with the black or white face?
     


  4. cchen

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    bell & ross vintage 126
    iwc ingenieur chrono
     


  5. rach2jlc

    rach2jlc Prof. Fabulous Dubiously Honored

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    I've posted these before, but one of the best looking "designer" watches in recent memory were these that TF did for YSL Rive Gauche. They were on the market for a really short time (maybe one season?) then Ford got fired and I don't think they were kept in production.

    I've been looking for one for a while, but no luck. [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     


  6. vikingmd

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    I just bought one of those yobokies Seikos. I looking forward to seeing it. Reminds me a lot of the Sinn, but for $1100 dollars less.
     


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    I've posted these before, but one of the best looking "designer" watches in recent memory were these that TF did for YSL Rive Gauche. They were on the market for a really short time (maybe one season?) then Ford got fired and I don't think they were kept in production.

    I've been looking for one for a while, but no luck. [​IMG]

    [​IMG]


    OMG i so remember trying one of those on - but couldn't bring myself to spend that much on a 'designer watch.'

    i still love them though and when i remember i search for them on ebay [​IMG]
     


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    sbbbjm Senior member

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    I have been badly wanting to get this watch. The design is 100% classic; to me, it is like getting an IWC Portuguese for a fraction of the cost. Did you go with the black or white face?

    i went with the white bc i like how, bc its bezel-less, it brings a nice bright accent to my wrist. most of the clothes i wear are on the darker side - navy, black, grey etc - so it nicely 'breaks up' my outfit instead of getting lost. i have mine on a dark brown glossy lizard strap.

    if i wasn't saving up for vintage rolex date (the smaller version of datejust), i would get the black one too.
     


  9. zippyh

    zippyh Senior member

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    This is what I wear when I don't feel the need to be able to tell what time it is at a glance.
    [​IMG]
     


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    Currently wearing a Rolex Explorer II. My other daily wearer is an IWC Mark XVI on black leather.
    [​IMG]
     


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    I just bought one of those yobokies Seikos. I looking forward to seeing it. Reminds me a lot of the Sinn, but for $1100 dollars less.
    Likewise, what mods did you request from him? Before my final decision, I kept bouncing around. At first I wanted the 4.5hr date dial with the anchor looking second hand, then the normal face with the date dial at 3. I finally settled on the pilot hands with lance second, dateless dial. In other words, it looks like the Sinn 656 [​IMG]
     


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    Likewise, what mods did you request from him?

    Before my final decision, I kept bouncing around. At first I wanted the 4.5hr date dial with the anchor looking second hand, then the normal face with the date dial at 3. I finally settled on the pilot hands with lance second, dateless dial. In other words, it looks like the Sinn 656 [​IMG]


    Sinn 656 is a modern classic imho. [​IMG]
     


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    This is my dream watch: my Cartier Tank Francaise in yellow gold and alligator strap. Got it on eBay in 2005 and never regretted it. Guy in FL I purchased it from purchased it new from a very fine jewelers located at that time in the fabulous Galerias Pacifico in Buenos Aires:
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  14. zippyh

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    Today's watch. Just the thing to wear while suffering at home with the flu, browsing SF and watching L&O SVU reruns.
    [​IMG]
     


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    Sinn 656 is a modern classic imho. [​IMG]
    You're absolutely right, but hey, the modded SNK809 looks pretty sharp for a 1/10th of the price [​IMG]
     


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