Summer Rewind: Our Favorite Friday Fun Articles

Summer Rewind: Our Favorite Friday Fun Articles

You’ve worked hard all week, so why not take some time (when the boss isn’t looking) to reward yourself with a laugh or two?

By Watchonista

Fridays = Fun. After all, there’s no restaurant named TGI Mondays and they certainly don’t serve $5 Long Island Iced Teas. We, like you, love the last day of the workweek. And since the season of Summer Fridays is coming to an end, we’re sending you off with a care package of our favorite articles from everyone’s favorite day. If you like the weekend as much as you enjoy a good INVICTA joke, then read on...

Fun Coupons! How Five Finance Execs Are Spending Their Bonuses

If you work in finance (pronounced: fih-NAHN-ce), chances are you look forward to bonus season like a kid looks forward to the holiday season. You already own a Patagonia vest and the rest of the #midtownuniform, so what should you spend your bonus on? We spoke to a few (fictional) finance execs to find out what the big dogs are buying this year.
 

Leonardo Di Caprio in "The Wolf of Wall Street"
Rolex Rainbow Daytona

Choose Your Weapon: Which Watch Hands Would You Take Into A Gladiator Match?

Nobody asked but we have answers! Swords, spades, and arrows collide in this hypothetical horological battle as we breakdown the damage potential of a watch’s sharpest feature. Are you not entertained?!
 

Snowflake Hands
“Gladiators...I salute you”

Ultraman Takes Manhattan, A Day In The Life Of An Off-Duty Superhero

It turns out Ultraman is a bit of an everyman. On a trip to New York, he could be found seeing the sites, taking the subway, and grabbing a donut, all with the Omega Speedmaster “Ultraman” strapped to his wrist. Even superheroes need days off and even superheroes need a go-to watch.
 

Ultraman begins his day with a rooftop photoshoot
Ultraman on the streets of New York

The Summer Of Stranger Things: The Watches To Wear When Fending Off The Mind Flayer

It’s official, Stranger Things season 3 had the biggest opening of any Netflix show to date with 40.7 million households watching in the first four days alone. And while we’re not done crying into our strawberry Slurpees (RIP Alexei), we are ready to dole out some horological advice to the crew from Hawkins.
 

Chief of Police Jim Hopper wearing a Tudor Submariner
Eleven (El) wearing a Swatch McGregor GJ100

Bad Moon Rising: Five Watches You Should Never Take Into Space

With the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, you might think that the world is overdue for another astronomical accomplishment. To help mankind prepare, we compiled a list of watches that should definitely not visit the final frontier. What if next time around, we contact intelligent life on the moon? And what if they see you wearing an Invicta? So embarrassing!

 

Buzz Aldrin wearing Invicta Aviator Ref. 28104
Mike Gernhardt with the George Daniels Space Traveller Pocket Watch

Thanks For The Meme-ories: Our Favorite Watch Memes

By Viviana ShanksSocial Media Manager and Junior Editor
Sometimes we get lost in the seriousness and repetitious nature of all the different industries. Although full of news, the watch industry is no different in...

The Summer Of Stranger Things: The Watches To Wear When Fending Off The Mind Flayer

By Thomas HendricksContributor
[SPOILER ALERT] The crisis in Hawkins is bigger than quartz, so we’ve rounded up our recommendations for the best watches for taking on the infamous...

Bad Moon Rising: Five Watches You Should Never Take Into Space

By Rhonda RicheEditor at large
A new space race has been ignited by the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission. Plus, the very real possibility of civilian space tourism through Virgin...

Choose Your Weapon: Which Watch Hands Would You Take Into A Gladiator Match?

By Thomas HendricksContributor
Nobody asked, but we have the answers! The Colosseum is calling and it’s time for some, well, hand-to-hand combat.  

Fun Coupons! How Five Finance Execs Are Spending Their Bonuses

By Watchonista
"Greed, for lack of a better word, is good." – Gordon Gecko

Ultraman Takes Manhattan, A Day In The Life Of An Off-Duty Superhero

By Rhonda RicheEditor at large
Our favorite Japanese superhero got suited up and hit the streets of New York with his ultra-special Speedy Tuesday ‘Ultraman’ edition strapped...