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    History of Watch Hands

    INTRODUCTION   We cannot deny the fact, that watch hands are an important aspect of a watch’s overall design. Let me emphasize its importance as without it, one cannot tell the time, especially on an analog watch. However, it is undeniable that watch hands receive the least importance. Fossil Townsman (Source: Zalora.com) How do we know? Well, it is not very easy to find a lot of information about watch hands, because many people either don’t know or just don’t care. Well, at Drmenstyle.com, we do care. In fact, we care about all the small details and parts which makes up a watch. Therefore, today, we will go through a…

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    Type of Watch Hands- Breguet Hands

    INTRODUCTION   Welcome back to our watch hand series. Previously, we have already explored a wide variety of watch hands which includes the alpha, arrow, baton, paddle, and pencil hands. If you missed our previous post, you can click on the specific links which are highlighted above. Classic Baguette Recipe (Source: Kingarthurflour.com) Today, we are going to explore another type of watch hands called the Breguet. What? No not the Baguette that you are thinking about. Its Breguet!! Therefore, if you are ready, then let’s get started talking about this wonderfully unique and elegant watch hand design.   WHAT IS A BREGUET HAND?   First of all, what is a…

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    Watch of the Week 17-Invicta Pro Diver

    INTRODUCTION   Welcome back to week 17 of the watch of the week series. Despite the busy schedule for the past 2-3 weeks, I still want to continue writing for you all. And therefore, today we will take a look at the watch of this week, which is the Invicta Pro diver series. If you are ready, then let’s read more about this week’s Watch of the Week!! If you missed out watch of the week previously, you can click on the image above. MATERIAL   First, let’s talk about the material of this watch. Firstly, stainless steel is used as the main material for the case and the two-tone…

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    Type of Watch Hands- Paddle Hands

    INTRODUCTION   Welcome back to another watch hand series where we explore different types of watch hands designs. Previously, we have explored the types of hands which include alpha, baton, arrow and pencil hands. Today, we are going to see another variation of watch hands, called the paddle hands. If you are ready, then let’s dive straight into it!! WHAT IS A PADDLE HAND?   A lot of the times, a watch hand is given its specific name due to its shape and design. For the paddle hands, it is no different. The paddle hand is a type of hand which looks like a paddle. Just like the gid above,…

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    Type of Watch Hands- Pencil Hands

    INTRODUCTION   Previously, we have explored the different type of watch hands. And if you remember, we have explored a variety of watch hands called the baton hands. In case you missed out on our previous post, you can click here to read all about it. However, if you do not want to read such a draggy article, then we can help to summarise for you. Type of watch hands (Source: Drmenstyle.com) In summary, a baton or stick hands is a type of hands which is characterized by long, straight and even body for both minute and hour hands. However, depending on the finishing applied on the edges, baton hands…

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    Top 5 Poplin Men’s T-Shirt Week #1

    INTRODUCTION   Poplin is one of the most popular fabric which is used in a wide variety of articles of clothing from shirt, pants, jackets and etc. One of the reasons poplin is so widely popular is because it is relatively easy to weave. On top of that, poplin is a more tightly woven weave as compared to normal plain weave fabric. With a tighter weave, poplin fabric is the better choice of fabric due to its durability. Polyester Poplin (Source: urquidlinen.com) Though it is poplin fabric, it still retains the basic concept of plain weave technique. It is because of this technique, which helps to give the fabric its…

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    AREA 51 ALERT!!!

    INTRODUCTION   Recently, we get to see a lot of online memes about Area 51 on the internet. In case you are wondering, area 51 is a top-secret US Air Force military base located in the middle of the Nevada desert. Apparently, there are a group of people who held an online petition to enter area 51 because they suspect that the US Air Force is hiding aliens inside. Sad Luigi (Source: denverpost.com) While we at Drmenstyle.com do not have any experiences with aliens and extra-terrestrial technology, we do have experiences with watches. Now, you must be wondering what is the relationship between Area 51, aliens and Drmenstyle? Well, to…

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    Type of Watch Hands- Baton

    INTRODUCTION   Welcome back to another watch hand series. Like I have previously mentioned, there are a lot of different and various watch hands available, we could not possibly cover it all. However, we can definitely cover some of the most commonly used watch hands available. Type of watch Hands (Source: Drmenstyle.com) Today, we will go through another type of watch hands, which is the baton-style. Surprisingly, its simple design is enough to attract manufacturers to use this watch hand style because of its simplicity and effectiveness. Therefore, if you are ready, then let’s dive straight into the series.   WHAT IS BATON WATCH HANDS?   Just like the name…

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    Type of Watch Hands- Arrow Hands

    INTRODUCTION   Welcome back to another watch hands series. Previously, we have gone through the first type of watch hands, known as the alpha hands. Therefore, in order to summarise, alpha hands are the type of watch hands with a straight stem and narrow base triangular shape. Today, we will go through another type of watch hands, known as arrow hands. If you are ready, then let’s get straight to the business about the arrow watch hands. Type of watch hands- Alpha hands (Source: Drmenstyle.com) WHAT IS ARROW WATCH HANDS?   From the name, you can probably guess what it is. Arrow shape hands, basically watch hands with pointed arrows…

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    Type of Watch Hands- Alpha Hands

    INTRODUCTION   Welcome back to our watch series. Today, we will go through the different types of watch hands, which is most common among different watch manufacturers. Previously, we have already established that analog-type uses watch hands to tell the time. Therefore, today, we will go through the first type of watch hands, starting from the Alpha hands. Watch Hands Post (Source: drmenstyle.com) WHAT IS ALPHA HANDS?   Alpha watch hands can be recognized by its simple triangular design for both the hour and minute hands. In fact, most watch manufacturers will describe it as being the long, straight stem pointing towards the indicator. Then, the narrow tip will widen…

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    What Are Watch Hands?

    INTRODUCTION   Have you ever thought, why would someone make a post about watch hands? I mean, they are not one of the most complicated parts of a watch. Though they only make up a small portion of a watch, nevertheless watch hands have one of the most important functions in a time-piece. Think of it like one of the organs of the body, the kidney. Our initial reaction studying about watch hands Even though they are probably very small, they do provide a very important function to keep your body free from toxin and heavy metal. Similarly, while it is one of the smallest parts of a watch, it…

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    Watch of the Week #16- Seiko Coutura Series

    INTRODUCTION   Welcome back to week 16th of our watch of the week series. Today, we have a special treat for you, as we will explore the watch of week number 16, Seiko Coutura. Now, if you ready, then let’s explore and break down pieces by pieces of the Seiko Coutura. That’s how excited we were when we first saw this watch MATERIAL   Firstly, let’s talk about the material of the watch. Overall, stainless steel is used as the main material. Everything from the watch case, to the integrated Seiko bracelet, is stainless steel. On top of that, scratch-resistant sapphire crystal is the material for the watch’s crystal. Lastly,…

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    Extra Information about Poplin Fabric

    INTRODUCTION   Previously, we have already established that poplin ribbed weave is two variations of plain weave fabric. In order to continue our discussion about poplin, today, we will look at some extra information about poplin fabric. What is poplin fabric (Source:drmenstyle.com) One of the most popular and most loveable fabric to make clothes deserves every part of our time to learn more about them. Therefore, if you are ready, then let’s dive straight into today’s topic, Extra information about poplin fabric.   HISTORY OF POPLIN   Before that, let’s learn a little bit of the history behind the term poplin. Just for your information, the term poplin is derived…

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    Plain Weave- What is Poplin Fabric?

    INTRODUCTION   Previously, we have learned about one of the variations of plain weave, called the grosgrain weave. However, there is also another type of plain weave, called the poplin fabric. What exactly is poplin fabric? Another question is, what is the difference between poplin and grosgrain? Don’t worry, we will explore a little bit more about the definition of poplin fabric today.   Guide to grosgrain fabric (Source: drmenstyle.com) WHAT EXACTLY IS POPLIN FABRIC?   Poplin fabric is just another variation of the ribbed plain weave. In case you do not remember, a ribbed plain weave is a type of weave whereby the threads or yarns are more prominent…

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    History of Grosgrain Fabric

    INTRODUCTION   What?!! There is a history of the grosgrain fabric? Why, of course, there is!! Just like the many garments like khakis and chinos, there is a history of grosgrain. Today, we will learn about the history of grosgrain and its usage in regular clothing for men and women. if you are ready, then let’s dive straight in!!!   HISTORY OF GROSGRAIN USAGE   The history of grosgrain fabric began way back in the early 17th century, which recorded its first usage. At that time, a lot of clothing uses grosgrain fabric as a cheaper alternative to more expensive garments made from wool or silk. Examples of clothing which…

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    Plain Weave- What is Grosgrain Fabric?

    INTRODUCTION   Welcome back to a new post. Today, we will still be exploring other terms and concepts related to the basic weave. Previously, we have already learned about plain, satin and twill weave. On top of that, we have also learned about history which is related to the weaves. Today, we will learn about one of the plain weave variations, called the grosgrain. Grosgrain Bowtie (Source: Carrotandgibss.com) However, do you know what exactly is grosgrain? Well, that’s why we are here today. In today’s post, we will learn why this particular fabric is called grosgrain.   DEFINITION   Grosgrain is derived from the French word, which is a combination…

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    Watch of the Week #15- So& Co Tribeca 5266

    INTRODUCTION   Welcome back to week 15 of our watch of the week series. It has been exactly 15 weeks since first started this series. Now to think about it, we have come this far in our journey. In fact, at drmenstyle.com, we will never be tired of talking about watches. I mean, which men don’t have a watch collection at home? Therefore, for this week, we will be talking about the So&Co Tribeca 5266 men’s chronograph. First impressions, this watch is one sexy m********r !!! (*You get the point) Now if you are ready, then let’s dive straight in!!!   MATERIAL   The majority of the material used is…

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    History of Satin Fabric

    INTRODUCTION   As previously mentioned, satin is a kind of weave while silk is the raw material. Traditionally, weavers will spin silk threads in a ratio of 4:1, 4 warp threads to 1 weft threads. It is this 4:1 ratio which gives the satin fabric the “floating characteristics”. However, nowadays you can find the satin fabric is a wide variety of materials. Difference between Satin and Sateen (Source: Youtube.com) Most common materials used for satin fabric include rayon, wool, nylon and other blends of synthetic fibers as well. There is also another variation of satin fabric using cotton, called sateen. We will discuss sateen in another post. Therefore, today, we…

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    What Exactly is Satin?

    INTRODUCTION   Previously, we have already explored the definition of weaving and the different types of weaves. In fact, we have already gone through the plain weave and twill weave. However, there is also another kind of weave, which is called the satin weave. Satin, just like twill and plain weave, is among the 3 most fundamental weave technique to make clothes. Cotton twill (Source: Drmenstyle.com) Plain weave (Source: Drmenstyle.com) However, the real question is, what is satin weave and how is it different from satin fabric? Do not worry. Today, we will go through the definition one by one. If you are ready, then let’s dive straight in!!  …

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    More Information About Plain Weave

    INTRODUCTION   If you missed out on our previous post about the plain weave, you can click here to read all about it. In fact, we have already gone through the basic information about the plain weave. What other pieces of information that we should know then? Therefore, today’s post will give insight and information about the plain weave. Click here to read about it also BALANCED PLAIN WEAVE   A plain weave fabric is also called a balanced plain weave fabric. In a balanced plain weave, there must be equal weight for both the warp (vertical) and weft (horizontal) direction. On top of that, it also must have equal…

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    What is A Plain Weave?

    INTRODUCTION   In our previous post, we have already gone through the definition of twill weave.  In summary, twill weave is a type of weave which is most common in pants like khakis, chinos, denim and etc. However, there are also other kinds of weaves which we have not yet to explore. Therefore, today, we will take a look at one of the basic weave categories, include plain weave. Khakis made from twill weave (Source: Zalora.com)   WHAT IS A PLAIN WEAVE?   A plain weave is a type of weave which is most common in all types of garments from shirts, pants and etc. Just like the twill weave,…

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    Watch of the Week #14- Stuhrling Original- Regatta Champion

    INTRODUCTION   Welcome back to our watch of the week series. For week 14, we will go through the Stuhrling Original Regatta champion watch. To summarise the Regatta Champion is a very simple, elegant and functional sports watch. If you are interested in getting yourself a sports watch, you can check out the Sturhling Original’s Regatta Champion by clicking this link. Otherwise, we will go through the watch bit by bit. Now, if you are ready, then let’s dive straight into this watch!! Stuhrling Regatta (Source: Zalora.com) MATERIAL   In terms of material, stainless steel is the main material of this watch. Everything is made from stainless steel, including the…