So my man hits me a few days ago w/ a txt like: "What's the name of the watches you mess w/ again?"
Nixon my dude. Nixon all day.
How could you not rock a hot time piece? A nice one can compliment your outfit so well. So shocked I was when I read this piece in the Globe & Mail some time ago. They went on to say that the watch was a dying accessory and that more and more ppl were using their cells to tell the time.
Wowsers. Using my Nokia all day for time? I do from time to time... But ma montre! Considering that Nokia started as a tire and rubber company, maybe timepieces are not out of reach and in the not so distant future....
Hmmmm. I'll stay with the watch thanks.
In fact, I was thinking of adorning my wrists with some more of Nixon's fine accoutrements. But, for those who didn't know, they make what I personally think are some of the freshest (if not the freshest) watches around - Period. Again, my connection w/ SoCal deepens all the time.
Been watching them (ummm, yea) for a min, and I still recall when I finally dipped in.
My 1st Nixon was the Rocker (you can never forget su primera). This was where I was @ when I bought it: listening to tons of Maiden. Still love it, though I now favor butterfly clasps.
Then, I proverbially went nuts. I followed that up wth:
A Gold Ticket. Stunning. Mine has the burgundy face though.
2 Players: Silver and most recently a Black one. The Player is way too classic. And the Black one emerged from the amazing All Black collection. I equate ownership of a player as quasi rite of passage...
2 Rotologs: The Original Walnut (which sent the whole world in a spin), and then the White one. The original was part of a Mos Def campaign for Nixon that they shot in Toronto being that he was here. Would you believe that I even had drinks with the man responsible for the Roto's design? Nutz. Shouts to Luis C for hooking that up.
My latest purchase was the Esquire CS.
I have a few nore in my site. I don't think my collection could be complete w/o a Gold Player.
This is the original killer. In fact, it was re-released prolly due to incessant requests. Good move Nixon. And yes, that is a real diamond. Before the re-release, I was trying to buy my boy's OG one. Then he left it @ some chick's place one night. Ahhh PHILLY you idiot!
I also want to get my hands on some pieces from the Elite Collection, and notably (you guessed it): The Ceramic Player.
Swiss movement w/ an all white ceramic casing and a lone red ruby bezel. Bananas.
Where I buy mine? Ransom Holding - on top of GoodFoot. Ask for Martin. He'll show you the truth. Hell, he might even show you his. I think he wears a SuperHero SS.
Wanna see the rest? Go nuts. They do ladies' watches too.
Shouts to BeeDub!