Neil Barrass

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Hunting for Vintage Watches in Tokyo

<b>Tokyo’s vintage and second hand watch scene is unlike any other you may have experienced. It’s so unique, in fact, that earlier this year Bill Yao of</b> …

Watches

The 100 Best Products of 2017

The word “best” gets thrown around a lot these days — so much, in fact, that it can sometimes read empty. At <i>Gear Patrol</i>, we use “best” to describe …

This Year in Gear: 27 Notable EDC Items and Knives Released This Year

With a deluge of new products hitting store shelves and browser windows every day, it’s easy to lose track of everything that happens in a year. So, …

The Story of James Garner’s Heuer Carrera 3647N

This is the story of a very special 1960s Carrera, a watch that belonged to a Hollywood legend who not only starred in one of the most famous motor …

Motor Racing

Recommended Reading: 'Confessions Of A Watch Geek' By Gary Shteyngart In The New Yorker

This week's issue of the New Yorker magazine features one of the best pieces of horological writing we've seen in a very long time. Novelist and …

The 17 Best Movies On Netflix That You've Probably Never Heard Of

Image: Supplied<p>There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to …

The Top 10 Vintage Seiko Watches You Should Buy Now

It’s the New Year and as many people put together resolution lists, we thought we’d do the same and kick off the year with a look at 10 Vintage Seiko …

Watches

No Spanking, No Time-Out, No Problems

A child psychologist argues punishment is a waste of time when trying to eliminate problem behavior. Try this instead.<p>Say you have a problem child. If it’s a toddler, maybe he smacks his siblings. Or she refuses to put on her shoes as the clock ticks down to your morning meeting at work. If it’s a …

Parenting

Harvey Spectre on the Watches You've Seen in Suits – World Exclusive Interview

Harvey Specter spills the beans on the watches you’ve seen in Suits (and the timepiece Scarlett Johansson gifted him)

Year In Review 2016: Our Top Stories Of The Year

The past year was a big one for us, with the revamped website coming online in March 2016. That quickly showed up in our visitor numbers, which have …

Watches

Chronography 6: Panda Dials, PT 2 - Worn & Wound

That’s right, it’s time for Panda Dials, PT 2, (PT 1 was last week) so let’s get right to it.<p>Seiko 6138-8020<p>No watch collection should be without at …

Watches

The Watch I Wore The Most In 2016, By Members Of The HODINKEE Team

As the end of 2016 fast approaches, it's time for one of HODINKEE's most time-honored traditions: The Watch I Wore Most. We've already told you which …

Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Tudor Heritage Ranger

When it comes to today’s vintage-inspired collections, Tudor offers two distinct series that not only pay great homage to iconic watches of the past, …

How to Impress Your Woman With a Watch

How Snoopy Ended Up on an Omega Speedmaster Dial

It is no secret that besides writing about watches for FratelloWatches.com, I also love to collect watches — especially iconic watches like the Rolex …

Talking Watches: With Spike Feresten

If you know comedy or if you know cars, you know Spike Feresten. Spike has been a mainstay of the American comedy scene for upwards of two decades – …

The Horological Halfwit: Always Looking Where Others Are Not

In the years before I became an artist and started wearing a cravat and monocle, I used to work in advertising. For a while I worked for a legendary …

Seiko Japan: The Most Impressive Quartz Watch in the World and 3 Other Surprising Things

When Felix visited Seiko in Japan, he was already a big fan, but he was not prepared for what he discovered about their watches and history.

Seiko

Rolex Submariner 116610LV In Green Watch Review

The Rolex Submariner Date reference 116610LV, aka “Hulk,” is the Rolex Submariner we all know and love (there are always dissenters, I imagine) but …

10 Essential Apps Every Man Should Have

Every man needs his Mr. Miyagi, his Yoda, his Morpheus – someone to guide him through life, provide inspiration, and teach essential life lessons. In …

Still ticking: The improbable survival of the luxury watch business | Simon Garfield

In an increasingly digital world, people are still willing to spend huge amounts on analogue timepieces. The question is, why?<p>On 17 March 2016, the watch manufacturer Breitling opened a lavish new stall at Baselworld, the world’s biggest watch fair, to show off its latest marvels. There was the …

11 websites every modern gentleman should bookmark

sourceShutterstock<p>Websites feel almost passé in the world of apps.<p>But as anyone who works at a desk for a living can tell you, we still spend a lot …

The Value Proposition: The Speedmaster And The Speidel Twist-O-Flex Bracelet

Here’s the thing about mechanical watches Back In The Day: they came along with a <i>lot</i> of other stuff. There was a whole world of products, …

Watchbands, Watches, Jewelry, ID Bracelets, Scrub Watches

Jewelry

In-Depth: Twelve Mistakes New Watch Guys Make, And How To Avoid Them (From Someone Who's Been There)

This is a story I've had in the back of my mind for a long time now – a quick reference guide on a few things I often see young or new watch guys get …

A Japanese first-mover in the fitness wearables race | Financial Times

On the fourth floor of Tokyo’s busiest electronics store, rack after gleaming rack of gadgets pay homage to a 21st century obsession. Moov, Fitbit, …

Feeling Blue: 25 Watches With Blue Dials and Blue Straps

Watches with the <b>blue dial/blue strap</b> combo are still one of the hottest style trends in the watch world. Here we take a look at 25 of them, all …

How to Poach an Egg with Top Paddock

There’s something in the ritual of breaking into the outer layer of a just-poached egg to have the yolk erupt like a delicate, golden volcano onto a …

Fitbit Blaze review: A smartwatch in looks only

When Fitbit introduced its Blaze smartwatch back at CES, many people hyped it up as an Apple Watch competitor. It's $150 cheaper, but still features a color touchscreen, notifications, a host of fitness-tracking features and impressive five-day battery life. It's also the most stylish Fitbit yet, …