Today, we talk about the upgrade.  Most people think that means you have to go spend a ton of money... That in itself is NOT an upgrade.    First off, please let me preface this by saying I am not a watch expert.  I am not the most well versed person when it comes to movements and complications.  I do know a bit, because I don't just jump into everything without understanding some of it.  That being said, I do know people.  I do know social behavior and I do understand that a lot of people do not.    There are a few things on a man that are usually tell tale signs of the "type of guy" he is (stylistically at least).  When I talk about the upgrade, it is referring style.  The most unattractive thing is to see someone that is acting to impress everyone while neglecting himself.  Spending beyond you means to get things that you think will elevate you in the eyes of others is a serious mistake.  Most often, the people you want to impress, are not viewing you as you think they are.  Timepieces specifically are part of a larger lifestyle.  If you somehow buy a $10k watch... and you can't afford to repair it if something happens to it... you've got a problem.  There is a huge difference between luxury and quality.  A difference that many tend to confuse.  Some people see those that try to buy into a lifestyle that they cannot truly 'afford' as less respectable than if you were just content being content without.    If you can however, do your research and buy into things that are investments, or at the very least do not depreciate rapidly and hold no social, practical or aesthetic value.    This brings me to my subjects!!!!   My everyday watches (right now.... kinda)    Tissot T-Touch Expert Solar (smart watch pictured above)   Solar powered (never needs a battery), Touch Screen, Compass, Altimeter, Chronograph, Timer, Temperature, etc.  Plus... it looks handsome, like I am a spy killer or something. 

Today, we talk about the upgrade.  Most people think that means you have to go spend a ton of money... That in itself is NOT an upgrade.  

First off, please let me preface this by saying I am not a watch expert.  I am not the most well versed person when it comes to movements and complications.  I do know a bit, because I don't just jump into everything without understanding some of it.  That being said, I do know people.  I do know social behavior and I do understand that a lot of people do not.  

There are a few things on a man that are usually tell tale signs of the "type of guy" he is (stylistically at least).  When I talk about the upgrade, it is referring style.  The most unattractive thing is to see someone that is acting to impress everyone while neglecting himself.  Spending beyond you means to get things that you think will elevate you in the eyes of others is a serious mistake.  Most often, the people you want to impress, are not viewing you as you think they are.  Timepieces specifically are part of a larger lifestyle.  If you somehow buy a $10k watch... and you can't afford to repair it if something happens to it... you've got a problem.  There is a huge difference between luxury and quality.  A difference that many tend to confuse.  Some people see those that try to buy into a lifestyle that they cannot truly 'afford' as less respectable than if you were just content being content without.  

If you can however, do your research and buy into things that are investments, or at the very least do not depreciate rapidly and hold no social, practical or aesthetic value.  

This brings me to my subjects!!!! 

My everyday watches (right now.... kinda) 

Tissot T-Touch Expert Solar (smart watch pictured above) 
Solar powered (never needs a battery), Touch Screen, Compass, Altimeter, Chronograph, Timer, Temperature, etc.  Plus... it looks handsome, like I am a spy killer or something. 

            AND!!!!

G-Shock MT-GS1000BD-1 (tough as nails watch)

Solar Powered, Alarm, A bunch of cities to adjust to automatically (really accurate time), Water Resist 200m, Shock Resistant, blah blah blah.... this is a frikkin mans watch.  This is the watch you hike, skydive, climb mountains, fight bears and wear to take pictures of models in.   Most importantly, they won't break the bank.  Both a little over $1k and will last, both physically, practically and aesthetically.   These are for the man that knows himself and likes nice stuff.  Theses are conversation pieces.  The watch snobs will probably look down on you... but the truth is, those are the jackasses that allow their "geek' to override their "chic".  It is common in every facet of life.  People become so 'into' their thing that they can't let people be dope as themselves.    The key is to be comfortable being YOU!  Why go get a watch that you know nothing about and understand even less regarding the culture.    #BeDope.    P.S. All this.... until you can afford that Rolex DayDate or IWC Big Pilot... then go get it!!!!!  They are definitely awesome!!!!


Solar Powered, Alarm, A bunch of cities to adjust to automatically (really accurate time), Water Resist 200m, Shock Resistant, blah blah blah.... this is a frikkin mans watch.  This is the watch you hike, skydive, climb mountains, fight bears and wear to take pictures of models in. 

Most importantly, they won't break the bank.  Both a little over $1k and will last, both physically, practically and aesthetically.  
These are for the man that knows himself and likes nice stuff.  Theses are conversation pieces.  The watch snobs will probably look down on you... but the truth is, those are the jackasses that allow their "geek' to override their "chic".  It is common in every facet of life.  People become so 'into' their thing that they can't let people be dope as themselves.  

The key is to be comfortable being YOU!  Why go get a watch that you know nothing about and understand even less regarding the culture.  

#BeDope.  

P.S. All this.... until you can afford that Rolex DayDate or IWC Big Pilot... then go get it!!!!!  They are definitely awesome!!!!

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