Living in a golden age of technology where every day brings a new release of Bluetooth speakers, wireless headphones, and other innovative electronic devices to play your favorite tunes, there’s a good number of guys who find themselves drawn to the appeal of a classic vinyl record player. Whether you actually owned one or have only seen retro record players in classic movies, old-school turntables and speakers have always looked so much cooler, am I right? Well now you can add that same cool-factor to your wrist, thanks to this collaboration and co-design from Fossil and Crosley.
I’ll admit, I’m lucky to have tested countless watches for a living, from seriously expensive watches that cost more than some luxury cars, to affordable sport watches made for an active lifestyle, and yet I still rarely keep one on for more than a day. Unless you’re a major watch enthusiast who gets excited over the most lustworthy statement timepieces, chances are you’re just fine telling the time by glancing at your smartphone. While I appreciate the beautiful design and craftsmanship of a luxury watch, I rarely get as excited as I was when this stunner came my way. It almost made my head spin right round like a record…you get the point.
Editor Adam Mansuroglu wearing a Crosley x Fossil watch
The unique design of this limited-edition timepiece is an eye-catching conversation starter that truly compliments a creative, downtown aesthetic. I’ve sometimes felt that classic watches looked completely random on my wrist, like as if they were better suited for someone you’d find in a stuffy boardroom with mahogany wood walls or someone at an old traditional gentleman’s club with a cigar in hand—that’s just not me. The beauty of this watch is that it can actually be worn by both ultrahip and classically conservative guys, because exceptional retro-inspired design looks good on any man.
Limited Edition Fossil x Crosley Three-Hand Black Leather Watch
This match made in vintage-inspired heaven resulted in two watches—a 42-millimeter case and a 36-millimeter case watch—with grooved dials similar to that of a vinyl record surface, tone-arm style hands, and a spinning disc second hand. But that’s not all that came from this cool collaboration: you can also score a limited-edition Crosley x Fossil record player with Bluetooth speakers to add some old-school vibes to your home.
Limited Edition Crosley x Fossil Turntable
The Crosley x Fossil watches and turntable are on sale now in limited quantities on fossil.com and crosleyradio.com. And when we say limited quantities, we mean there will only be 500 timepieces produced, so if this cool watch makes your heart skip a beat like a vinyl record skipping on a turntable, act fast.
Check Out These Other Cool Fossil Watches You Can Buy Now:
Fossil Minimalist Three-Hand Brown Leather Watch and Bracelet Box Set
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Fossil Neutra Three-Hand Brown Leather Watch
Fossil Commuter Three-Hand Gray Tonal Palm Leather Watch
Senior Style and Gear Editor
Adam is the Senior Style and Gear Editor, overseeing grooming, gear, and fashion content on menshealth.com.