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The Appeal of Bespoke

The Appeal of Bespoke

Several months ago, I commissioned some custom-made watch straps and a wallet, and since placing the order, I've had several conversations about the people, the process and the product. A few of them, predictably, have led to more pieces being commissioned from the maker, but more germane to this article are the vast majority that … Continue reading The Appeal of Bespoke

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Cigar Review: Ramon Allones Club Allones LE 2015

Cigar Review: Ramon Allones Club Allones LE 2015

In my short history of cigar smoking, the Ramon Allones Club Allones LE 2015 takes the spot for the most smoked cigar. This is quite impressive given that they're not only hard to come by, but I've spent most of my that time living in the United States where Cuban cigars are not common... yet. … Continue reading Cigar Review: Ramon Allones Club Allones LE 2015

Watch Review: Omega Dynamic

Watch Review: Omega Dynamic

I first came across the Omega Dynamic on a friend's wrist, his particular piece was a Dynamic 5240.50, the chronograph sibling to the 5250.50 which I'm reviewing. The Dynamic line of watches it seems, has a long but not very profitable history in Omega. Launched in 1997, the 5250 & 5240 are actually part of … Continue reading Watch Review: Omega Dynamic

Why It Interests Me: Cigars

Why It Interests Me: Cigars

Among all my interests, the most contentious has always been cigars (watches come in a close second). Primarily because cigars involve tobacco and smoking, both issues that have gained more prominence in recent decades. However, the consequences of prolonged tobacco use aside, cigars have always held a false reputation as being accessible only by Italian … Continue reading Why It Interests Me: Cigars

Why It Interests Me: Watches/Horology

Why It Interests Me: Watches/Horology

When people find out the things that make me tick (pun intended), I'm usually met with an "Oh!" or a funny (for the lack of a better word) look on their faces. Within my circle of friends, I'm sometimes (playfully) referred to as the Resident Snob. Primarily because most of my interests either seem archaic, esoteric … Continue reading Why It Interests Me: Watches/Horology