Timex is moving on up in the world with its first upscale watch, and you’ll want to pay close attention. No two watches are the same in the new Timex x MadeWorn American Documents Series, with a two-tone dial calling to mind the divide between day and night.
Timex has been busy as of late, collaborating with Danish brand NN07 and reissuing a 1970s classic. While those two watches are standouts in their own right, it’s the Timex partnership with Los Angeles-based artist Blaine Halvorson’s vintage-revival brand MadeWorn that ups the ante (and elevates your watch collection) even further.
Each piece handcrafted by MadeWorn is entirely American-made, meant to replicate fabrics and construction from decades gone by. The result is a full array of remarkable flannels, T-shirts and much more.
To say that MadeWorn is a treasure trove of incredible finds doesn’t begin to cover it. If you want an iconic AC/DC denim jacket or a Rolling Stones-themed leather jacket, to name but a few, MadeWorn can sort you out.
The throwback-minded approach makes it all the more fitting that the new Timex x MadeWorn launch is hand-assembled in the States with materials and parts sourced domestically. Worry not: The watch features a Swiss movement for a precise finish.
This visually striking timepiece retails for $850, but given that each one is unique, you might say it’s priceless.The stainless steel dial has been uniquely aged, as has the two-tone dial and natural leather strap. It’s going to get better the more you wear it, but you’re already starting with a high bar to clear.
It’s also as distinctive as other MadeWorn items: The caseback is emblazoned with a “MadeWorn” stamp.
It’s hard to find a watch that can hold its own alongside legendary jackets featuring iconic rock stars, but the Timex x MadeWorn American Documents Watch lives up to the challenge quite admirably. One day, it’ll be the sort of watch with plenty of tales to tell.