Parchie Watch Genderfluid Agenda

Cara Barrett’s latest Hodinkee screed (All Watches Should Be Unisex – And Here’s Why) calls for horological androgyny. “Gender-free timepieces would make women feel more included in what has typically been a dude-driven industry and hobby.” Down in the comments section, SIMP’s cooed “you go girl!” Less simpathetic readers told her to STFU and GTFO with all that gender-erasing Commie talk. Ms. Barrett promptly shut the f up and got the f out – and returned to hype her new Parchie kid’s watch . . .

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Stowa Flieger Bronze Vintage 40mm

The Stowa Flieger Bronze Vintage’s case is made of 92 percent copper and eight percent tin. The corrosion resistant and anti-magnetic bronze metal tarnishes irregularly depending on environmental exposure. As it does, each Flieger Bronze Vintage becomes unique. Stowa PR would like you to know that its bronze watch becomes yours. Is the new Stowa Flieger Bronze Vintage 40mm worth adopting?

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Chinese Luxury Watch Ban Update

“China’s government banned effeminate men on TV and told broadcasters Thursday to promote ‘revolutionary culture,” apnews.com reports, “broadening a campaign to tighten control over business and society and enforce official morality.” On the face if it, the BTS backlash has little to do with a potential Chinese luxury watch ban. Until you consider a simple truism: culture eats strategy for lunch . . .

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Luxury Smartwatches or Apple Watch?

Seriously? Compared to the all-singing, all-dancing, all-conquering Apple Watch, luxury smartwatches are slow, kludgy, completely outclassed for apps and ridiculously expensive. Pretentious? That too. Just as cocaine is God’s way of telling you you’re making too much money, a luxury smartwatch is a clear indication that you’re clueless, a snob or a clueless snob. That’s not how gearpatrol.com sees it, where the improbably named Zen Love makes a case for the luxury smartwatch . . .

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Don’t Buy A Rolex! Says Who?

Rolex are damn fine watches. They’re beautifully designed (with exceptions) and immaculately constructed. While there are plenty of alternatives (e.g., Rolex Daytona Alternatives), a Rolex is a Rolex is a Rolex. That’s a problem for the man who goes by the name WatchChris. His advice: don’t buy a Rolex . . .

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