What Makes Something an Heirloom?

July 13, 2023

What Makes Something An Heirloom?

What distinguishes something as an heirloom? Is it monetary value? How was something made? When my father died in the…

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Real People: Building a Holistic Wardrobe

April 15, 2021

Real People: Building A Holistic Wardrobe

The Hungerford Building in Rochester, New York is a sprawling, four-story industrial center that overlooks a train yard. A hundred…

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One of the Best Books on Watches Just Got an Update

December 18, 2018

One Of The Best Books On Watches Just Got An Update

Men often build their style from the ground up, figuratively and literally. Most start by getting a nice pair of…

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Finding the Right Watch for Your Wardrobe

June 26, 2018

Finding The Right Watch For Your Wardrobe

Even if they’re both into style, the online communities for men’s clothing and fine horology exist on different islands. The…

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Colorful Swatch Watch for Spring

March 29, 2017

Colorful Swatch Watch For Spring

One of my favorite accessories these days is a colorful watch from Swatch – the Swiss manufacturer of playful timepieces…

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Confessions of a Watch Geek

March 15, 2017

Confessions Of A Watch Geek

If you’re interested in clothes, it’s only a hop, skip, and a jump away from being interested in watches. I…

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Twelve Mistakes Made by New Watch Guys

September 22, 2016

Twelve Mistakes Made By New Watch Guys

Hodinkee founder Ben Clymer recently penned a piece on the twelve most common mistakes made by guys new to high-end…

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How Can I Make My Watch Cooler Yet Harder to Read: Shrapnel Guards

August 15, 2016

How Can I Make My Watch Cooler Yet Harder To Read: Shrapnel Guards

I’m less of a sporty Rolex guy than a vintage military watch guy, partially for style preferences and partially for…

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Talking Watches

May 11, 2016

Talking Watches

If you haven’t been following Hodinkee’s Talking Watches, you’re missing out. It’s a running web series – now twenty-one episodes…

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“This will run till next Neveruary.”

January 1, 2016

“This Will Run Till Next Neveruary.”

“This will run till next Neveruary.” -Jazz drummer Zutty Singleton to New Yorker editor Roger Angell after examining Angell’s antique…

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The Personal Watch Collection Of Ralph Lauren

November 14, 2015

The Personal Watch Collection Of Ralph Lauren

Hodinkee interviews Ralph Lauren about his personal watch collection, vintage cars, and company’s line of timepieces. So what does the…

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