I like to believe when I stop and take a look at my life that I have been resilient and strong. Like many of you, I have had my ups and downs and I truly believe that they have helped to create the person I am today. You could say in a way that my life has forged me into something stronger then I could have ever imagined. I know that might sound a little romantic for a lifestyle post, but I do truly love the life I live and the adventures I get to share with you all via DoTheDaniel.com. The forging image is one that really sticks with me when I was presented with the opportunity to write about the new Victorinox I.N.O.X. watch because of what the watch stands for: Forged to Resist. It reminded me a lot of myself and for that reason I am so excited to share with you all this beautiful watch and incredible company.
So let’s get into a little bit of history before I dive right into why this watch suits my life as well as yours. Victorinox, for those of you who are unaware of the brand, has been around for a very long time and has quite literally institutionalized itself into the lives of men and women around the world. After 130 years this iconic brand is and will always be a symbol of strength and ingenuity in perfect harmony. I think almost every boy I knew growing up had a form of Swiss Army knife and now some of the best chefs I know own Victorinox knives in their kitchens. There is something to be said for tradition and Victorinox truly does offer that and so much more in their brand.
For a little bit more romantic history on the brand, click to watch the video below to understand what I truly mean about the heritage and history of the brand.
So what does the Victorinox I.N.O.X. watch have that no other watch does? Well, as mentioned above, it is quite literally forged to take on anything you are willing to put it through. I would encourage you to click here and watch the film that will literally and proverbially take you on a journey with this time piece and explain to you what it embodies.
If I was a bit more techie I would be able to whip up some code to embed it into this feature… alas I am not so just make sure to click the link while I try to summarize it to the best of my ability, ok?
What the above will lead you to is a movie of sorts that explains the journey of creating the I.N.O.X. watch and what it is able to stand up to. I am not exaggerating when I say that this beautiful addition to your life seems to be indestructible. With High Temperature Resistance, Low Temperature Resistance, Water Resistance, Fall Resistance, Pressure Resistance AND Shock Resistance… Feel like you’re James Bond yet? Because I certainly do!
‘To celebrate its 130th anniversary with panache, Victorinox has pulled off an impressive feat. Picture a watch of unimaginable solidity, capable of withstanding a fall of 10 m, being repeatedly driven over by 64-ton tank, or spending two hours at 90° in a washing machine, as well as featuring a design that is sharp and versatile thanks to its accessories. Meet the I.N.O.X. The quintessence of Victorinox expertise.’
Don’t believe its resistance capabilities? I recently spent some time doing my research about the product for you and came across the following video. I had to watch it (pardon the pun!) a few times to believe it myself, but I think it really illustrates what I am trying to convey.
The fact remains that for a long time, Victorinox time pieces weren’t something I would equate to as a fashionable time piece. They were functional and they lasted a lifetime with you but you wouldn’t wear it to a nice dinner out or a special occasion. I would say that the I.N.O.X. shows you and I how incredibly durable, strong and beautiful Victorinox time pieces now are. I would even go so far as to say that Julio would probably proudly wear this as part of a fashionable ensemble he throws on for a television segment or fashion show.
Forged in strength and born of beauty. I think that’s how I can best describe the Victorinox I.N.O.X.
For those of you looking to purchase this watch for yourselves or someone you love, make sure to use the online Store Locator to find the nearest Victorinox near you. With a 3 year warranty and the durability to take on anything life is willing to throw at it, I would encourage you to consider investing in a Victorinox I.N.O.X. as a staple in your very own forged journey.
I know that I can’t wait to get myself one… or maybe someone should tell Julio to add it to my Birthday wishlist since it IS my Birthday next week!
For more inspiration and behind the scenes from this iconic brand, make sure to follow @Victorinox on Twitter & Instagram.
Photos: Victorinox I.N.O.X.
I partnered with the brand to write this article but every word is mine