It's been about a year since we launched D&C Watch Co., so we've heard a lot of stories from our customers about why renting a watch made sense for them personally. We've listed a few of those reasons below, as well as a few ways D&C Watch Co. can save you money versus buying a new watch.
For all of America's industrial and technological might, when it comes to fine watches, we import. We love our modest, everyday American-bred Timexes and Fossils, but let's face it - when we trade up, we think Swiss. A small, independent watchmaker out of Montana may make you reconsider though.
If you know anything about automobile design, or just design in general, Battista "Pinin" Farina is a name you know well. Last week, watchmaker Bovet announced a collaboration with Pininfarina, the Italy-based auto design firm that takes its namesake from Battista.
A friend told me I need to state an aim for Club Chronos' blog. I'm sure this page will evolve as the company evolves, but generally you can expect this blog to cover the folowing:
What was the first thing anybody said to me and my co-founder after we told them we wanted to start an online business renting out watches? Well, they didn't really say anything. Instead, our pitches were usually met with blank, confused stares as if to say, "You guys are idiots. Who rents a watch?" Well, for starters...I do.View full article →