Shit Or Shinola

Shinola is one of those freshly bred companies coming out of Detroit with an eye on rejuvenation. Together with Ronda (swiss movement manufacturer) they have trained a number of new watch makers and have moved into a 30,000 square foot shop in D-Town with the plan to being the art form back to the states.

I love this idea… and I love this watch. $550 is a hell of a deal too.



Triple Aught Design

I’ve made it a habit to buy American when I can. In fact, I guess you could say that I go out of my way to do so… and not for political reasons, but for reasons of pride. Through those efforts I’ve found that many American made objects aren’t simply “better” or of higher quality, but just more expensive than their foreign made counterparts. And then, there are the goods that are really MADE in America with obvious pride and craftsmanship. When I find these goods, I’m a customer for life.

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