Joey here, and I’m kicking it off today with my longtime favorite brands, Jord - maker of classy, modern, sexy wood watches for him and her- of which, I’m the proud owner of two including the Zebrawood & Dark Sandalwood you see throughout this post.
Weird fact about me, I have a knack for always being exactly on time. Not a minute or two early or late. Just on the freakin’ dot. It’s creepy, but it works. So it makes sense that I’ve always been obsessed with unique watches and clocks.
I think it also has to do with the soothing ticking, the precision, and the fact there’s so much mechanical magic happening behind the scenes but all we really think about are those two hands and how, on most days, they move way too fast. It’s sort of poetic, really. ;)
On top of all that, I’m also a obsessed with clever and beautiful design, affordability, uniqueness, and sustainability - all of which screams JORD, JORD, JORD. Add in the fact the their wood watches smell deliciously woody and are packaged impeccably and it’s completely obvious why this is one of my iconic favorite brands.
I am my own Valentine this year, so I treated myself to my second unique watch from Jord for Valentine’s Day, and I did it with no shame. AND, I got it engraved with a little reminder to myself of what it is that I think makes me special and lovely and ultimately led to the founding of Cleverest Group. (More about that soon.) Because in the words of another icon, Ru Paul, if you can’t love yourself, how in the hell you gonna love somebody else?
This time I chose the Zebrawood & Dark Sandalwood, a classy little something from their Dover series. Things I love about it so far:
It’s straight up striking. People ask me about it almost every time I wear it out. Love a good convo piece!
It smells like Sandalwood.
It’s what I call a peek-a-boo watch… it’s transparent so you can see the gears turning in the background.
It’s quiet and precise.
The packaging is beautiful too, and serves as your storage case to keep your unique watch happy and safe.
We’re sharing the love! REGISTER HERE for your chance to win a $100 gift card on Jord’s personalized men’s/women’s watch for Valentine’s Day. One lucky winner will be chosen, but everybody who registers will get 10% of, so why not?
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I mentioned it earlier but want to harp a bit more on it now because sustainability is a HUGE factor in choosing brands we love. And Jord tells me that “a great majority of the wood we use comes from furniture remnants. It takes very small pieces for us to create the cases and individual links so we are able to utilize what would otherwise end up in a waste cycle. Both Bamboo and the Maple we source is completely sustainable, and as is expected in the industry – all of our Koa comes from damaged trees or trees that were brought down by a natural weather event.”
That makes me happy. :)
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