From November, 2006

Watches You Cannot Trust

Adnan Arif Editor Not a day goes by without another watch advertisement hammering in the notion that it tell us more than just time Yet, despite that, it has remained fairly conservative, maintaining its age old status quo as a symbol of prestige and personality. Enter London based Designer Crispin Jones, who set out to investigate the cultural messages that the watch espouses – If the watch really is the purveyor of personality, could it be more than just a status symbol? Could it instead express some of the negative aspects of a wearer’s personality? Could it even change it?…

Jacob the Jeweler

City Magazine’s somewhat dated profile on “Jacob the Jeweler” still paints a fascinated picture of the man behind the Jacob watch. related links City Magazine Jacob & Co