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Ariel Adams, founder of watch website ABlogToWatch.com, admits that his timepiece collection is so vast that he lost count of it “a long time ago”. One of the world’s leading watch experts, he has written on all things horological for everywhere from the Financial Times to Forbes magazine.
“What else can a man buy and wear that says something about his status, lifestyle and taste that people will notice?" he explains of the ever-growing status of the historic accessory. "We have our homes, our cars but we can’t really take those around with us. Most guys don’t want to wear a lot of jewellery, especially not in a business environment, and your wallet is not exactly on display. So a watch is the obvious choice.”
We asked him to bring us up-to-the-minute on buying a timely but inexpensive design.