First Date Watch: Which One?

All the women on match.com claim they want a man with integrity, stability and a sense of humor. Do they? The women in my search are 45-years-old and up. Clearly, in their previous love life, they opted for attraction factors that have nothing to do with The Big Three. Which makes selecting a watch for the first date a bit of a conundrum. With that in mind, I’ve got some tips for for a first date watch, starting with which watches to avoid like the proverbial plague . . .

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Analogue Watch – 3 Ways to Defend It!

One in six Americans owns a smartwatch, and growing. We may not be at the point where people ask why you’re sporting an analogue watch instead of a “wearable,” but we’re getting there (even Cara’s friend TAG makes a smartwatch). There are now two generations that can’t read an analogue watch. In the interests of defending traditional/analogue watch wearers, here are three ways to justify your love . . .

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Richard Mille Ferrari Watch – Who’s On First?

Richard Mille has inked a deal to make the next upmarket Ferrari watch. Makes sense. Mille’s timepieces were born from the co-founders’ desire to build “a racing machine on the wrist.” RM’s banked big bucks banging out some of the world’s most expensive and ugly timepieces, including race car and race driver-themed watches. Mssr. Mille’s Ferrari collaboration will extend the tradition. Meanwhile, here are some of the watches that proceed Mille’s upcoming work . . .

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New Watch Alert: PD, OMEGA, HappieWatch

Porsche Design Chronograph 911 GT3 – $151,050 New watch alert! You can only buy the new Porsche Design Chronograph if you buy a Porsche GT3. That”ll run ya $143k for the 911 (plus options) and $8050 for the watch. Talk about a missed opportunity. This is easily the best-looking Porsche Design watch in decades – at the exact moment the Porsche corporate mothership sold out to TAG Heuer. While it’s almost worth buying a GT3 to get the watch, it’s worth noting that the high-performance German sports car is about as suitable for daily driving as tank is for casual off-roading. Whereas the configurable chronograph . . .

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Graham Watches at Shopworn

Graham watches are famous for their jumbo-sized lever-actuated pusher (example after the jump). It’s an ergonomically sound, love it or hate it design. Members of the latter camp will be pleased to learn that not all Graham timepieces look like an M61 fragmentation hand grenade. The 42mm Graham Silverstone RS (above) makes do with ginormous trad pushers. Shopworn’s selling the Silverstone for $3,575, down from . . .

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