Category: Vintage-Inspired

  • Timex Allied: Part 2

    Timex Allied: Part 2

    The Chronographs I’ve been avoiding this topic. The Timex Allied collection has had me confused. When I first tackled the topic in Part 1, I did not want to include chronographs as the three-handers were trouble enough to sort out. Since then I have analyzed the Mk 1 collection I have noticed some ways that…

  • Timex x J. Crew Andros

    Timex x J. Crew Andros

    Time flies when you’re having fun & Its all in the dial It has been almost 13 years since this J. Crew-distributed watch hit the street. Following the successful launch of the J. Crew Military watch a few years earlier, the Andros brought a more nautical feel to the outfits of J. Crew customers. It…

  • Timex Mk1 Collections Part 3

    Timex Mk1 Collections Part 3

    A Unique Set of MK1s: Archive Pioneers With this post I want to complete the final part of my attempt to outline the various 40mm and 42mm MK1 types that Timex released from roughly 2017 to 2019. In Part 1, I covered the Aluminum MK1s. In Part 2, the Steel Mk1s. There are some other…

  • Archive 38s by Sea, Air and Land?: Part 1

    Archive 38s by Sea, Air and Land?: Part 1

    The Timex Archive diver-flavored 38mm gems Attraction These may be the watches that started me spinning down the Timex Archive rabbit hole? They manage to combine several elements; diver, pilot, retro, military field, and a 38mm size to the point that one is not sure what they are but they have your attention. I really…

  • The J. Crew Timex Vintage Military Field Watch

    The J. Crew Timex Vintage Military Field Watch

    The Watch That Launched a Thousand Straps(and a thousand comments) I can’t think of a better watch to kick off this blog! Where to start? This watch probably is the best example of the genre that is a combination of Timex, retro, military, and fashion quartz watches for the masses. It might be the watch…