Author Archives: Robert Farago
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
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
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
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
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 . . .