TBT: Tins and Trims

Time for a trim? We combed through our archives to find these 2010 tins featuring graphics inspired by vintage barbershops and men’s styling products. These tins were made with dashing dudes in mind—just like this season’s super fun (and functional) Framed Shave Kit. Another thing they have in common? Both provide the perfect place to stylishly…

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TBT Tins

Dots or stripes? It’s the eternal pattern predicament, and our new Passport handbag collection makes it tough to choose! But don’t worry—we’re here to help with a roundup of some of our favorite throwback tins. Ranging in years from 2009 to 2014, these tins prove that when it comes to picking your print, you can’t…

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DIY Tin Planter

Happy Earth Day, everyone! We’re celebrating today by turning some of our favorite Fossil tins into upcycled succulent planters. Follow our simple steps below, and you can have your own Fossil tin planter as well! Things you’ll need: – tin (or multiple if you want to make a tin garden) – a nail – hammer…

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Tinspiration

With travel and curiosity being at the heart of the Fossil brand, this spring we continued our graphic team’s tradition by taking a creative journey. How do we see the world around us? Our tins were inspired by the direction you are headed. Following the artistic map of moving lines and color fields, our print…

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TBT: Christmas Watches

We see your tacky holiday sweater and raise you two kitschy Christmas watches! When we spotted these 1996 limited edition timepieces featuring traditional holiday scenes in our archive, we couldn’t help but smile. From the moment our first watches launched in 1984, there’s been no better way to count down the days, hours and minutes…

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TBT: Retro Future

You don’t need a telescope to see that our newest collection is out-of-this-world amazing. We drew inspiration from rockets, space robots, and other motifs of mid-century futurism to give our giftables a whimsical, wonderful vibe that’s perfect for the holidays. But did you know that our designers have been inspired by retro futurism for over…

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car tin hack

In honor of our car tin promotion, we paired up with Southern Methodist University’s Innovation Gym to turn our classic car tins into remote controlled little wonders. Innovation Gym is a university organization based in Dallas that allows students to hone their engineering and creative skills by working on real world design challenges. The coolest part about this hack? Each…

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TBT: Fred Fossil

He’s one of Fossil’s most enduring and curious icons, a dashing fellow who has had his likeness reproduced on everything fr­om tins to bobbleheads to night-lights. Inspired by mid-century ad art and brought to life by our first generation of graphic designers, Fred Q. Fossil has stood for our love of vintage American culture ever…

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tin 2 win

Only two more weeks to go until voting ends for our #tin2win design contest! As you know, it’s our 30th Anniversary and we’re celebrating by inviting our design-minded fans to create their own iconic watch tins for 2014! Here are the 30 tin designs decided by our judges panel. All of the entries perfectly captured the…

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Tinspiration Roundup

As our “Tin It To Win It” competition winds down, we want to thank each and every one of you for taking the time to design some amazing tins. We feel so grateful to have received over 200 applicants! Below are just a few that caught our eye. Browse the rest of the tin designs…