For a number of years, you had however one likelihood to scope out all of your favourite watch “microbrands” beneath one roof — in case you missed the weekend-long present at Chelsea Market in New York Metropolis, you had been S.O.L. Fortunately, nowadays Worn & Wound supplies you with a number of alternatives to take a look at the most recent and best in boutique watch manufacturers (with some bigger watch manufacturers thrown in for good measure).
This July, you possibly can expertise one of the best in reasonably priced, enjoyable, and (largely) impartial watchmaking at WindUp Watch Truthful in Chicago. Held at Venue West, 221 N. Paulina Avenue within the Windy Metropolis from 7/14-7/16, this version is ready to be a doozy, with effectively over 40 manufacturers collaborating. Lead and key sponsors embrace massive manufacturers equivalent to CITIZEN and Oris, however after all, there are additionally loads of microbrands on supply, from Itay Noy to Nodus to Monta and past.
Should you’re searching for a novel and comparatively reasonably priced watch or just wish to chat with fellow watch nerds — and watch enterprise homeowners — there’s nothing within the trade fairly like WindUp. It’s enjoyable, it’s carefree, it’s cheerful — what’s to not like? Plus, there’s cool programming all through, equivalent to talks, get-togethers, and extra. Come out to WindUp Chicago and have an horological blast!
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