Category Archive: Watch Out

My First Zenith

Look what I found for five bucks last weekend. A 1940s or ’50s Zenith. I’ve lost my watch opener, so I haven’t been able to study it more, so all I can tell… Continue reading

Hello Yellow

While I still haven’t found my dream ruffled yellow cardigan and my favourite patent yellow Birkenstocks have tragically fallen apart, I still have lots of other sunny accessories to cheer me up. From… Continue reading

1950s Ladies Hamilton Watch

I said I wasn’t going to get any more watches. Especially ladies’ cocktail watches. But at $5 I couldn’t resist this late 1950s (based on service marks and style) Hamilton. Especially because it… Continue reading

That’s So ’80s: Gucci 4200L Watch

I’m building a time machine to travel to 1986 so I can show off the Gucci watch I found at the Value Village Wednesday night. The very same Value Village where I found… Continue reading

In Living Color: My Pop Swatch

It’s time to bring the Pop Swatch back. Mine is called Point and comes from 1993.

Sidewalk Finds: Seth Thomas Clock and Millet Print

Saturday was a big cleaning up day. I came across the circa ’60s Seth Thomas Mantel Clock that I found on the sidewalk a couple of summers ago. We don’t have a mantel… Continue reading

Brutalist Vendome 17J Watch

I got this watch in same fantastic eBay box lot as the Rafael necklace. Most of the costume jewellry companies ventured into the fashion watch business at some time or another, but in… Continue reading

Ninth Day of Christmas

Nine Swiss Watches.

US Time Cinderella Watch

When I was little, I had a Cinderella watch which I broke by overwinding and breaking the mainspring. I may have made things worse by taking it apart trying to fix it with… Continue reading

Men’s Corner with Mr. Andrew: Nomad

AK and I stopped by the opening of the second location of Nomad in the old Commute space on Queen West Friday night. Lots of ultra hip menswear labels like Wings + Horns… Continue reading

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