Archive for February, 2014

The Bachelor Couple Gifts Modify Watches

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The Modify team has, um, very few people who are married, who have actually had to worry about wedding party gifts. Now, we’re all lovers, not fighters; but only Charlie (gifts: engraved flasks & playing cards) and Ashil have actually taken the plunge. Into the scary ravine of commitment....

Jeter Watch – So Long, Captain

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Ok. Deep breaths here. It’ll be just fin… AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH! Sorry for that. We’re still recovering. Especially this blogger. Since the legendary Derek Jeter —Yankees Captain, five-time World Series winner, former Rookie of the Year, 13-time All-Star, only player ever to win All-Star Game MVP and World Series MVP in...

ModiFile: Ayo the Office Running Back

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Meet Ayo Oluwole, Nigerian-born, Columbia-educated, gridiron-toughened. Ayo (rhymes with “bio”) is Modify’s Chief Marketing Officer and resident Office Running Back. Office Running Back, you say? Office Running Back. Every office needs one, for morale, for the workhorse tendencies, for the patience real running back-ing requires and because, if you’re...

Feeling Fun and Lightening Up Your Outfit

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Here at Modify, we make a habit of including customers in our daily routine.  Whether voting for new watch designs, hosting amazing selling parties, or guest writing on our blog, we’re all about it. To that last point, here’s a quick blurb from Taylor Fuller – a real-life Modify...

Celebrating Black History Month – Jackie Robinson

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Jackie Robinson needs no introduction. His dedication to equality, unwavering spirit in the face of adversity and unparalleled athletic abilities speak for themselves. He was at once Christopher Columbus, Marcus Garvey and, well, Jackie Robinson*,  navigating uncharted racial territory, speaking on that territory’s behalf and playing sports unlike no...

The Closet Staple – Vans on the Customizablog

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Here on the Customizablog, we’ve highlighted all sorts of brands, from small to really small, and it’s not because we don’t think that big companies don’t do great work. They do, in most cases, that’s why they’re big companies. Most of those large scale manufacturers don’t put an onus...

ModiFile: Michelle = Customer Happiness Fulfilled

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Lots of companies have corporate biographies online. And it makes sense that you, the consumer, might want to know something about us, the vendor/merchant/liaison/super dope maker of custom watches, prior to making a purchase. But those corporate bios are dry. They’re overly flattering. They’re heavy on credentials and light...

Birth of a Major League Soccer Watch

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As far as origin stories go, the Sporting Kansas City Modify Watch’s is nothing unique… if you’re point of origin story-reference is that of a diamond’s. Otherwise, it’s pretty wild. Let’s set the scene: The year was 2012, the month was March, Sporting Park had been open for just...

ModiFile: Erik the 5-Tool Player

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Sometimes, your first day on a job is seamless. But sometimes, it can turn into the real life manifestation of a reset switch. “I started the week after Modify was on Good Morning America,” said Erik Kriessmann. “I came into the office and Aaron [Schwartz, CEO] was like, ‘Wear...

Cool Packaging

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So you buy a Modify Watch. Wait a couple days, and whala! Its in your mailbox! What is the first thing you see? The box, of course. That’s why here at Modify Industries, we don’t just create a custom watch, but we created custom cool packaging, too! We believe that...

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