10 Watches & Controversies We Love To Hate: Rolex, MVMT, Hublot, etc.
Description: In this month's #WatchTalk episode, I'm joined once again by my good friend and watch industry expert Marc from Long Island Watch.
We discuss watches you (and we) love to hate, the controversy around them, and why some brands are so loathed. We also examine why we dislike certain watches, along with an in-depth look at some of the worst aspects of watch journalism in this social media age.
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Topics included in this episode:
Ultimate "Marmite" watches that are divisive and why—like the Ulysses Nardin Freak. Watches in exchange for video reviews on YouTube. Sponsored watch reviews. Hublot as a brand and their Big Bang watches. Watch reviews (especially negative ones) on YouTube that don't actually include the watch in question. Vincero watches and their marketing. The misconceptions about "Made In China." Garishly flashy and loud watches like the Rolex Leopard Daytona ref. 116598 SACO. The watch dealer/watch journalist paradox. Smart watches like the Apple Watch in comparison to the Fitbit. What we would like to see in a smart watch in the future. Fashion watch brands like MVMT and Daniel Wellington.