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    Get These Watches for Chinese New Year!!

    Gong Hei Fatt Choy!! Chinese New Year is coming soon!!  Whenever one thinks of Chinese New Year, these few things come to mind. Reunion dinner with the family and relatives, lion dances, mandarin oranges and of course ANG PAU!! Who doesn’t love a red packet filled with money?!! Another thing I love about Chinese New Year is meeting up with relatives and cousins while wearing our new clothes. In fact, everything during Chinese New Year must be new. New clothes, new shoes, new pants and etc. It is always in a wide variety of colors, with red and yellow being the most common. In fact, we Chinese Malaysians often wear…

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    More about The President Bracelet

    We all know that Rolex released the Day-Date men’s chronograph with its signature president bracelet in 1956. From there onwards, it is known as a Rolex’s flagship dress watch, replacing the Rolex Datejust. Rolex Day-Date (Source: Rolex.com) When you think of the Rolex Day-Date, the words of success and achievements come to mind. Everything from the case, to the function, to the dial and of course the president bracelet. What makes this watch and its bracelet different from other premium luxury watches? Well, spoiler alert!!   PRESIDENT(S) WORE THIS WATCH     INTRODUCTION   Rolex 1960s ad with President Johnson’s Rolex Day-Date (Source: Rolex.com) In fact, the Rolex Day-Date is…

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    Type of Watch Strap- Rolex President Bracelet

    Welcome back to another watch strap series. We have covered Oyster, Jubilee and finally, we will cover the king of all bracelets, the Rolex President Bracelet. What comes to your mind when you think of Kings? Royalty, success, achievements, power and etc. King George VI (Source: Wikipedia.com) That is exactly what the president bracelet reminds you of when you wear it. It first debuts in 1956 when Rolex released the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Day-Date. Rolex Day-Date reference number 18238 (Source: Amazon.com) The Day-Date is the first watch that has the day and date display on different windows on the dial. Rolex Day-Date reference number 18238 (Source: Amazon.com) To celebrate the…

  • Men's Shoes

    What More Should You Know About Boat Shoes

    Now that you know a little about boat shoe’s history, why not we give you more to learn about boat shoes and some interesting facts. Let’s go!!!   Early “Boat Shoes”   Before the invention of boat shoes, people don’t have proper shoes for use on boats and sailing. The choices for shoes for sailing were only two. Canvas with crepe rubber soles or canvas with coiled rope soles. Clarks desert boots which feature a “crepe rubber sole” (Source: Amazon.com) These type of soles has its good and bads. The crepe rubber sole shoes were slippery when wet but can be used on dry surfaces very well. Clarks desert boots…

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    What You Need to Know About the History of Boat Shoes.

      Do you know what is a boat shoe? If you don’t, people wear boat shoes when they are on boats. In fact, it is very popular among sailors and anyone who regularly go on boating trips. Over the years, it has evolved to become a fashion statement when everyone started wearing them in the 1980s and 1990s. The preppy handbook released in 1980 which list Sperry’s boat shoe as the preppy shoe (Source: Pinterest) Now, when everyone thinks of boat shoes, the first thing that comes in mind is summer seasons, beaches, boats, and Sperry’s. #summerfashion(Source: Instagram @king.ofthe.dub) #summerfashion(Source: Instagram @fashionsensored But do you know where do boat shoes…

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    Type of Watch Strap-Jubilee Bracelet

    Welcome back to our watch strap series. Today, we will explore the famous Jubilee bracelet by Rolex. Before that, click here to read about the Oyster bracelet if you missed it previously. Now, if you are ready, let’s go!!   INTRODUCTION   Rolex first introduced the Jubilee bracelet in 1945 to celebrate the company’s 40th anniversary in the world of watchmaking. In fact, when anyone thinks of the Jubilee bracelet, they will always think of the Rolex Datejust model. On top of that, 1950 Rolex first introduced the Rolex Datejust model with yellow gold Jubilee bracelet. Rolex Datejust with solid gold Jubilee bracelet (Source:monochrome-watches.com)   Originally, the Jubilee bracelet is only…

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    Type of Watch Strap- Oyster Bracelet Part 2

    Welcome back to our watch strap series. We will be exploring more about the Rolex Oyster bracelet. Today, we will explore how the oyster changes and improves throughout history. Are you ready? Let’s go!!   HISTORY OF ITS TRANSFORMATIONS   The picture below shows you how the oyster changes its design. It all started with the Bonklip bracelet (left) to the oyster bracelet (right) that we know today. After the Bonklip, you can see also a metal bracelet which looks like the oyster. The history of the oyster bracelet from left to right (Source: Hodinkee.com) This is actually an early prototype for the oyster bracelet. Instead of the traditional 3…

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    Type of Watch Strap- Oyster Part 1

    I don’t know about you, but I love eating oysters The first thing that you notice is the saltiness from the ocean which hits your tongue first. Then, you start to sense the body of the oyster and its texture. (Source: wdwnt.com) Some will describe it as soft, creamy, crunchy, firm and etc. Chewing also releases the flavor of the oyster, with some describing it as sweet. All these combinations of salty and sweet flavor end up in your stomach when we swallow.   Some will describe it as soft, creamy, crunchy, firm and etc. Chewing also releases the flavor of the oyster, with some describing it as sweet.  …

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    Type of Watch Strap- Bonklip

    WHY ARE WATCH STRAPS IMPORTANT?   Truthfully, many people don’t really care about watch straps. Most of us only care about its functions, case, dial and the finishing of the watch(I am guilty of that too). In fact, watch straps is the most easily left out part of the watch. Vintage leather strap genuine leather That is why a lot of watch manufacturers purposely design the straps to be replaceable after a period of time. This is true for leather and nylon straps in the past as they age and undergo wear and tear. An example of wear and tear from the Bretling 22mm leather strap   However, watch straps…