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Timepiece Tuesday: The Pocket Watch Returns

  • Kempt Staff
Timepiece Tuesday: The Pocket Watch Returns

Until recently, it would seem that the pocket watch had gone the way of the monocle.

But they’ve been popping up more and more lately, even in as disparate corners as Hermès and Shinola. Then, just last week in London, Tom Ford fashioned an Apple Watch into one and we couldn’t help but take notice.

So, in the event you’ve got a waistcoat—and possibly a bowler hat—at the ready, here are five pocket watches on the market right now.

Timepiece Tuesday: The Best NATO Strap Watches

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Timepiece Tuesday: The Best NATO Strap Watches

As we venture into warmer territory, your wrist is probably beginning to feel a little muggy under that leather or croc watchband of yours. Which means it’s time to start to consider swapping in some lightweight ribbon—in the form of a NATO strap. The look is decidedly sporty (and traditionally military-y), so you’ve got to have the right watch to pull it off.

To make your decision easier, you can’t go wrong with any of the following watches, because they come equipped with one...

Timepiece Tuesday: Raymond Weil Maestro Frank Sinatra

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Timepiece Tuesday: Raymond Weil Maestro Frank Sinatra

Legendary musician and man of style Frank Sinatra would’ve turned 100 this year. And to commemorate his centennial, musically inclined watchmaker Raymond Weil made a special edition of their Maestro dress watch. More often than not, tribute items are more about cashing in on a name than actually making something worth wearing, but they did a good job of making this watch thoughtful, understated and, most importantly: something that wouldn’t look out of place on the wrist of a Rat Packer.

Let’s take a closer look...