Retro Watches

I don’t wear a watch, they kinda feel like chrono-shackles holding me down. However, I do like shiny things so I’m often tempted by them… the new Casio G-Shock G8100A-5 is eyecatching, it’s made in this bronze colour to tap into the current zeitgeist regarding steampunk. Don’t get me wrong, some of the genuine mods are breathtaking but it’s all about materials… steampunk this ain’t, the things got a plastic strap.

(Via Oh Gizmo)

I don’t have much time for the mass produced, especially when it cheapens a genuinely creative movement. But in defense of retro plastic watches here’s some beauties from the archives of

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