Perfection. Should've released years ago. I'm kinda maxed out on Hamilton for the time being. Plus, I don't really NEED a third Khaki Field right this second. I figured that a Jazzmaster, Broadway, or Viewmatic was next on my Hamilton list.
I bought my grail really early, but I shouldn't have. Doing that made me appreciate anything I bought after a lot less. I ended up selling everything except for the grail and lost a good chunk of cash because I was chasing that feeling with every purchase.
As long as you can appreciate your entire collection and love every newly acquired watch from that moment on, I don't see a problem with dreaming of a grail. That all being said, having something to look forward to always motivates me to make whatever I'm looking forward to happen as soon as possible.
I also think that a lot of collectors have a grail, but don't really know it until they see it. That's what happened to me. I bought it immediately after I found it. I still love it, but it isn't exactly a rare watch, so I could've waited. I could've waited for a deal, better financial timing, etc..
erikswristcommented onUrban Gentry X Islander Watch…·
Thanks for reading! I think I've posted my quartz collection on here. Hope you like it!
erikswristcommented onHow strict are you on matching leathers?·
Try, but don't put any pressure on yourself. Brown is brown and black is black. No one is going to notice or care. I just make sure that I'm wearing some kind of brown strap, belt, and boots. You'll start buying tons of leather and wear one more than the others. Waste of money. Plus... canvas straps pair nicely with leather goods.
During my watch media hiatus this question has come up multiple times. To be fair, I asked myself this even before I took a break from consuming watch media, but I feel more compelled to ask the inter...