No one is ever purely a freak or a geek. We're all so much more multi-faceted than just one label or thing.
When it comes to watches, it's inherently a geek in the most traditional sense. The many minute details and mechanisms that make up a timepiece have been carefully engineered to serve a purpose. Beyond the inner workings, the conventional design has remained relatively unchanged because it functions exceptionally well.
But take a look deeper and you might find some freaky aspects in horology. The look of a movement, for example, can seem almost alien-like. And the precision in a finely made watch is astoundingly accurate that it seems unfathomable.
With watchmaking certainly advancing in more ways than one, there have been many creations that divert away from the norm too. Whether it's an unexpected dial, or a unique silhouette altogether, they're designed for the ones that opt for something a bit more interesting.
Whichever persona you choose to embrace, rest assured that there’s a timepiece to best reflect that—a classic for the geeks, an unusual creation for the freaks.
Photography: Shawn Paul Tan
Styling: Asri Jasman
Photography assistance: Melvin Leong