Saturday, December 14, 2013

Top Conversation Starters - See Our Most Talked About Watches

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Top Watch Conversation Starters


Find one that speaks your language

Seduce your date, liven up a lame happy hour or even redeem yourself after a faux pas: Express your personality with a watch that demands to be noticed or that begs the question, 'What's up with that veritable gallery of kinetic sculpture strapped to your arm?'

Watches tell us so much more than just the time. From inspired designs and mystifying displays to unique materials and complex movements, our selection offers endless ways to spark up a conversation about what's on your wrist.

See Watchismo's top 24 conversation starters here...

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Friday, December 6, 2013

Mr. Jones Vingt Mille & Tour Du Monde - Classic Journeys Through Time...

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Classic Journeys Through Time

Just In! New Tour Du Monde & Vingt Mille from Mr. Jones Watches

These two watches were created for Mr. Jones by multi-talented designer and illustrator Fanny Shorter. She drew inspiration from the adventure stories of Jules Verne: One watch shows the battle with the giant squid from '20,000 Leagues Under The Sea', the other has Phileas Fogg racing to make it 'Around The World In 80 Days'.
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Mr. Jones Vingt Mille Watch

In homage to the fearless Captain Nemo, this watch shows the dramatic attack of the giant squid from 20,000 leagues under the sea ("Vingt mille lieues sous les mers" in the original title). The endless battle between squid and man depicts the time, from hour to hour each appears to be gaining the upper hand. The two men being held by the squid indicate the hours and minutes.
The winding crown of this watch is specially signed with Captain Nemo's initial "N".
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Mr. Jones Tour Du Monde

Inspired by the adventures of Phileas Fogg in “Around the world in 80 days” (or "Tour Du Monde en 80 Jours" in the original French). Two modes of transport mark the time around a central globe. The position of the ship indicates the hours and the balloon the minutes. The constant motion around the world creates an ever changing picture on the watch face of this very unique watch.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

New Vestal Syncratic, Roosevelt, Heirloom, Alpha Bravo Zulu & ZR2 Swarovski Watches

New watch collections from Vestal just in and on sale!

New Syncratic, Heirloom, Alpha Bravo Zulu & Roosevelt Watches Now Available

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Just in time for the holidays, a wide array of timepieces that will appeal to cranky teenagers, self-absorbed millennials, broke thirty-somethings, over-extended Generation X'ers, middle-aged malcontents all the way to your dear ol' Grandpa Joe!

See the entire Vestal Watch Collection or click the new categories featured below...

vestal-roosevelt1Vestal Roosevelt Black Steel

VESTAL ROOSEVELT

The Roosevelt is a signature Vestal timepiece with its clean minimal slim line case and straightforward dial. The premium 3 hand Japanese analog movement with date rests inside a multi-layered 42mm 316L solid stainless steel case. The 20mm wide genuine leather strap is integrated into the case with no lugs allowing the watch to hug your wrist and completing a clean and precise overall look and feel.
vestal-roosevelt2Vestal Roosevelt Steel/Black & Gold/Tan
vestal-zr2-stonesVestal ZR2 Swarovski Steel & Gold

VESTAL ZR2 SWAROVSKI

A lot of glamor captured in the perfectly-sized 43mm case. Its a premium Miyota chronograph wrapped in minimalist magic. A polished gold ion-plated stainless steel case includes an extra thick raised crystal seated in an angular fixed bezel encrusted with real Swarovski crystals. These features together with a crown adorned with a big ol' crystal make the ZR2 Swarovski ever girl's next must-have. The ZR-2 is finished with a vintage inspired three-link bracelet and a premium butterfly deployant clasp. Make a statement without using a megaphone.
vestal-heirloom1Vestal Heirloom Gold & Rose Gold

VESTAL HEIRLOOM

The Heirloom features a premium Japanese analog quartz movement, encompassed by 39mm case crafted from 316L surgical-grade stainless steel. The traditional detailing on the dial is evident in the solid, thick metal hour markers, double-printed minute track, and lum-filled hour & minute hands - giving the Heirloom a classic, antique look.
vestal-heirloom2Vestal Heirloom Stainless Steel and Black Steel
vestal-syncratic1Vestal Syncratic Gold

VESTAL SYNCRATIC

Inspired by the past but designed for the future, the Syncratic is Vestal’s first foray into harnessing the power of the sun. The solar aided movement is housed in a custom 37mm 316L solid stainless steel case. The digital movement displays the time and day of the week in a unique way. The movement also features an alarm plus a 1/100th sec chronograph.
vestal-syncratic2Vestal Syncratic Black Steel & Stainless Steel
vestal-brig1Vestal Brig Tide & Train - Black & White

VESTAL BRIG TIDE & TRAIN

A digital tide & train watch that can track the tide at over 200 beaches worldwide for the next 20 years. It also offers a host of other high end features like a digital tide graph that features current tide height, quick access to Vestal's own custom training mode with "Suffer and Recover" interval timer, and Heat Mode with countdown timer so you can practice your surf heats like the Pros.
vestal-brig2Vestal Brig Tide & Train - Yellow & Red/White/Blue
vestal-zulu1Vestal Alpha Bravo Zulu NATO Red, White & Blue

VESTAL ALPHA BRAVO ZULU

The Alpha Bravo Zulu is a no nonsense timepiece inspired by vintage WWII military equipment. The premium 3-hand Miyota analog movement is surrounded by a 38mm 316L surgical-grade stainless steel case with a hardened, domed mineral crystal. The solid steel case is paired with a custom ZULU style woven strap with stainless steel hardware. With a 10 ATM depth rating, this amazingly, compact watch can withstand water pressure as deep as 100 meters.
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Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Mr. Jones Wants vs. Needs - Limited Edition His & Hers Watches

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Act Fast, Just 25 His & Hers Available!

New Limited Edition Wants vs. Needs from Mr. Jones Watches

The hands on this watch are in the form of two circles, one circle is labelled "what I want" and the other "what I need". As the circles move to mark the time, they form a Venn diagram. The shifting relationship that the diagram depicts between "wants" and "needs" is a way for us to think about the changing nature of our own desires and their fulfillment.

The watch is a tool for questioning ourselves - how does the diagram reflect the relationship between our own wants and needs?

This watch is only produced in an edition of 100 pieces worldwide, with each watch individually numbered on the case-back.

The Mens Mr. Jones Wants vs. Needs

The Ladies Mr. Jones Wants vs. Needs

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