Meet Tyler Durbin (@tylerdfinestone), a law student and vintage watch dealer from Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
Glasses, grasped by the hands of both the pauper and the king: it has been so from the earliest days of civilization; indeed, the very liquid is to some extent the maker of civilization. From the lips of the drinkers, myths, legends, folklore and philosophy have flowed. Phoenicians, Greeks and Romans alike built a lifestyle from this very commodity. Thus from a vine, the rich, aromatic, opulent language of man has grown.
When my father palmed me a copy of On The Road he said, “I don’t know why, but I think you’re going to like this.” Whether he thought it would change my life or not, I don’t know. But I like to think he knew what he was doing, because until that point I hadn’t thought much of reading or writing, and I’ve been writing ever since.
It’s been about a year since The Arctic Monkeys released The Car - and it’s been about a year since it began repeating like a scratched record in my mind. After the deconstruction of the idea of The (old) Arctic Monkeys that began with Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino, in this album they have perfected what that experiment began.
Watches have always brought me peace. Not because of the attention they draw or the feeling of luxury they instill. Rather, for the simple reason that they, through everything the wearer goes through, remain the silent observer.
We sat down with Miguel Sánchez, founder of Café Leather, to discover his background, understand the brand’s approach to sustainability and discuss the challenges involved in starting a company from scratch.
Meet Mr. Ata De Çin (@ata.de.cin), a photographer and bar manager based in Florence, Italy.
Meet Alfonso Casarubea (@1991_vintage), a jeweler from Palermo, Italy, who’s also a collector and dealer of vintage watches.
In the grand tapestry of human existence, style is more than just a matter of clothing; it's a profound reflection of one's identity, a language that speaks volumes without words, and a powerful tool for carving a niche in the world. Beyond the ever-changing trends and fashion statements, style holds a timeless significance that transcends the superficial.