Author Archives: Robert Farago

Best Watch for A Suit?

The best watch for a suit is . . . any watch you like. Who cares what watch snobs think? If James Bond can glower at someone questioning his horological taste, so can you. (Note: U.S. License to Kill valid … Continue reading

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Raymond Weil Jimi Hendrix Limited Edition

I can find no evidence that failed paratrooper and legendary rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix wore a watch at Woodstock – or any other time. Never mind. The Raymond Weil Jimi Hendrix Limited Edition watch is designed to “capture Jimi Hendrix’s … Continue reading

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$74.99 Audemars Piguet Royal Oak

You know the expression “it’s the exception that proves the rule”? It doesn’t mean the exception proves the rule. It was coined when the word “prove” meant “test.” So the exception shows you that the rule holds. My rule: one … Continue reading

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Chopard Alpine Eagle: Fail

If you want the straight dope on a watch, learn to read between the lines. Hodinkee, Gear Patrol, A Blog to Watch, Quill & Pad, et al. are so deep in manufacturers’ pockets the writers risk lint suffocation. The mainstream … Continue reading

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Entry Level Luxury Watches: 5 of the Best

Got your sights set on a luxury watch? Something of a stretch? If you’re looking to put a foot on the luxury ladder without [completely] breaking the bank, the major players offer brand magic at an affordable – well, more … Continue reading

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Glow-In-The-Dark Watches: 3 of the Best

As Tom Robbins famously pronounced, it’s never too late to have a happy childhood. If your childhood didn’t include getting under the covers with a glow-in-the-dark watch, it is time. Here are my three favorite luminescent watches . . .

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Tiffany Watches: What Next?

This week, the world’s largest luxury goods group bought Tiffany & Co. for $16.2 billion. That’s a lot of coin. LVMH has a lot of reasons to spend it. As far as watches are concerned, the conglomerate already owns TAG … Continue reading

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