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Old 14 January 2019, 12:30 PM   #1
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A Story About Wearing a Rolex Hat...

I'm on a ski trip last week and I packed a green Rolex hat, your standard one with white letters ROLEX and a Yellow/Gold ♛.

Doing some shopping in the village and started to notice something I hadn't before. I have to admit I don't wear a Rolex hat that often but really noticed, at least 4-times, that guys would push up their sleeves to reveal that they were wearing a Rolex. Was this just a coincidence or were these guys letting me know they are in the club? I didn't speak to any of them but they made sure to lock eyes with me.

Anyone else notices this when wearing a Rolex hat or pushed up your sleeves to reveal your Rolex?
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Old 14 January 2019, 12:34 PM   #2
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Old 14 January 2019, 12:37 PM   #3
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The hats are nice for a closet display.....otherwise i dont like bringing unwarranted attention to myself. The first and the last time i wore mine out in public i felt like a douche.
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Old 14 January 2019, 12:37 PM   #4
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Funny when I wear my Tudor hat rolex wearers boo and hiss...
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Old 14 January 2019, 12:39 PM   #5
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Old 14 January 2019, 12:59 PM   #6
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Only wear my Rolex hat(s) at the Pebble Beach Concours or to Laguna Seca.
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Old 14 January 2019, 01:07 PM   #7
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Don't know about rolling up my sleeve Larry, but you would have gotten a thumbs up from me.
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Old 14 January 2019, 01:16 PM   #8
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Only wear my Rolex hat(s) at the Pebble Beach Concours or to Laguna Seca.
Perfect place to wear a Rolex hat! While I'm at Monterey Car Week at car events, I've noticed that people are wearing Rolexes everywhere! It's almost a watch show along with the car show. You can see just about every ref of Rolex on a wrist during that week!

I always stop by the AD Fourtane in Carmel while I'm down there too. They have a nice section of pre-owned vintage pieces which is always a treat to look at. Most are out of my price range like the Comex Submariner with box they had in stock last time.
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Old 14 January 2019, 01:16 PM   #9
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I can see wearing one at a major golf event. Other than that, not me. Which is why I gave away all my Breitling hats, when they were my brand.
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Old 14 January 2019, 01:19 PM   #10
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Perfect place to wear a Rolex hat! While I'm at Monterey Car Week at car events, I've noticed that people are wearing Rolexes everywhere! It's almost a watch show along with the car show. You can see just about every ref of Rolex on a wrist during that week!

I always stop by the AD Fourtane in Carmel while I'm down there too. They have a nice section of pre-owned vintage pieces which is always a treat to look at. Most are out of my price range like the Comex Submariner with box they had in stock last time.
I also stop at Fourtane in Carmel while I'm there. Always a treat to see what's in store.
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Old 14 January 2019, 06:34 PM   #11
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Funny when I wear my Tudor hat rolex wearers boo and hiss...
Too funny
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Old 14 January 2019, 10:26 PM   #12
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I couldn't imagine being able to pull off wearing a ROLEX hat without resembling Alan Partridge in some way
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Old 14 January 2019, 10:32 PM   #13
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Old 15 January 2019, 12:04 AM   #14
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Funny when I wear my Tudor hat rolex wearers boo and hiss...
Tell them I gave you the hat and watch those jeers turn to cheers!!
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Old 15 January 2019, 12:06 AM   #15
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I gave my Rolex hat to Dad. He prefers the Tudor hat. Says the Rolex hat looked and felt cheap compared to Tudor. Since he has well over 100 hats, I'll take his word for it. I don't wear them unless I don't feel like combing my hair.
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Old 15 January 2019, 12:21 AM   #16
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I'd give you a thumbs up as well, but my hats still remain in my closet unworn to this day.
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Old 15 January 2019, 12:23 AM   #17
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My AD says I'm #3 on the hat wait list . . . .
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Old 15 January 2019, 12:28 AM   #18
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I’ve never had that experience, but when I wear my John Deere hat people talk to me like they’ve been a neighbor for years.
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Tell them I gave you the hat and watch those jeers turn to cheers!!
Yes ty. The hat is awesome. I've washed it and still is nice. I wear it all the time on weekends.
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My AD says I'm #3 on the hat wait list . . . .
That is absurd enough to be true.
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I am surprised it is not true.
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Old 15 January 2019, 05:39 AM   #23
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Old 15 January 2019, 05:53 AM   #24
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Only wear my Rolex hat(s) at the Pebble Beach Concours or to Laguna Seca.
Love the outfit. Best of all, your sleeves are rolled as well.
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Old 17 January 2019, 12:57 AM   #26
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The hats are nice for a closet display.....otherwise i dont like bringing unwarranted attention to myself. The first and the last time i wore mine out in public i felt like a douche.


Agreed. I wear omega hats. But never ever ever Rolex


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Old 17 January 2019, 05:39 AM   #27
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I like the Tudor Porsche cap like this...


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Old 17 January 2019, 04:46 PM   #28
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I wear mine all the time. Because I like it. If you feel like a douche, definitely don’t wear it. But some might argue wearing the watch makes you a douche. But who tf cares what other people think. Do what makes you feel good.
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