Watch

June 25, 2009



Did I tell you what Ben Blair gave me for my birthday? This rad watch.

When the hip girls from Brooklyn would move to my neighborhood in New York, I would study them for the latest in cool. Amy Palmer, who is effortlessly stylish, would wear a Casio. Or sometimes a calculator watch (remember those?).

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1 Zakary June 25, 2009 at 4:58 pm

I like that watch! I want a gold Timex that has diamonds on the face. See Amazon.

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2 Emily June 25, 2009 at 5:19 pm

My dad has worn that watch for the last 30 years! I'll have to tell him how fashionable he is. :)

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3 ...no way. June 25, 2009 at 5:54 pm

i have this watch and i am in LOVE with it

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000GB1R7S/ref=ox_ya_oh_product

yours is much more elegant though
:)
oh and happy belated birthday

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4 Kage June 25, 2009 at 8:00 pm

Yeah, I don't get it. But glad you like it! HB!

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5 Robin June 25, 2009 at 8:13 pm

so that must mean my mom was cool when she wore a similar one back in the 80's! happy birthday :O)

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6 Ma Heather and Pa Craig June 25, 2009 at 8:13 pm

Thanks for the laugh – that's SNL clip was awesome!

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7 Kitten Muffin June 25, 2009 at 8:39 pm

YESSS! I'm stylish, finally. Wait… does it count if I'm wearing the cheapy black rubber version and have been since I was about 8 years old? My watch tan line is blinding! I also feel rather dangerous, knowing the name of my watch is "THE ILLUMINATOR". Maybe when this sucker dies I'll upgrade to your swanky version ;) Does your's tell you what day of the week it is? Having small children I kinda find that function amusingly useful.

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8 Knitlee June 25, 2009 at 9:10 pm

Oh my goodness…I had THAT watch, well actually I still do but I don't wear it…hmmm it is vintage now isn't it? I also had that very same issue of Seventeen-I remember how I couldn't wait for the new issues to be released! Ohhhh remember Bonne Bell and Love's Baby Soft!

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9 Heather June 25, 2009 at 10:44 pm

Gorgeous watch – it reminds me of the one my mom used to wear. She looked so cool! I'm going to have to look into getting myself one of those.

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10 Mom in Mendon June 26, 2009 at 12:26 am

Looks familiar.

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11 Damaris June 26, 2009 at 2:56 am

I've never owned a watch or wore a watch. I should ask Amy to help me find a cool one. I do like her calculator watch a lot.

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12 Sara Clifton June 26, 2009 at 10:18 pm

Oh, Amy and her covetable fashion sense. Have you seen those amazing leather boots???

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13 Wendy June 27, 2009 at 11:41 pm

It makes me want to find my old swatch watch with the little rubber-band like protector on the face.

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14 sara June 28, 2009 at 12:30 pm

Amy P. is the coolest. Which is why I've been copying her for the past 13 years.

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15 sienna June 28, 2009 at 6:02 pm

oh i agree with sara and da, seen the day amy joined our family, we've been trying to be just like her. great watch.

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16 heather@pearlswimwear.com June 28, 2009 at 8:28 pm

Aaahh, this watch takes me back to a time I'm not sure I want to remember. Very groovy nonetheless.

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17 Brooke Reynolds June 30, 2009 at 12:06 am

Amy Palmer is the coolest. I used to try and shop with her as often as possible just hoping some of that style would brush off on me. I'm still waiting.

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18 Melissa-Emily October 24, 2011 at 12:21 pm

I love this watch I’ve been trying to find it so I can buy it :(

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