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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…

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tbt: tin history

It’s time for another Throwback Thursday post, where we introduce you to some of the best picks from our archives in honor of our 30th anniversary. Since we’re currently all about gray matter, we were excited to uncover our tins in monochromatic tones, ranging in years from 1995 to 2012.   Have you heard the…

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Tinspiration

In honor of Fossil’s 30th anniversary, we’re inviting fans to create their own iconic watch tin for a chance to win $5,000 in our “Tin It To Win It” competition. Inspired by American travel in the 1950s and ’60s, some of our textile and concept designers decided to get in on the fun and design…

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Fossil Spring Reading List

This season, we were inspired by all things California cool—think jazz, the Beats, and ’60s Hollywood style. Our designs pay homage to the vibrant imagery and relaxed energy of the post-war era, when a generation of West Coast artists went on the road to the sounds of freewheeling melodies. This season’s reading list will introduce…

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Check out some Instagram shots from around the office this past week. Follow us on @Fossil to keep an eye on what we are up to!  

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Fossil People: Jon Schubert

  We’d like you to meet Jon Schubert, a graphic designer for the Fossil brand image team and all-around explorer.When he’s not designing posters for our Greenhouse events or our iconic tins, Jon is traveling around the globe, collecting experiences of a lifetime, plus a unique set of accessories. Take it away, Jon!    …

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DIY: Holiday Wall Letters

SHE’S CRAFTY! We’re switching gears from turkey to tinsel as DIY blogger Alana Jones-Mann shows you a festive and affordable project to create holiday cheer in your home. Follow these steps to create yourself! For these holiday wall letters I decided to go with “JOY” for my bed frame. A festive Christmasy bed?! Taking it…

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The Story Of: Graphic Fall Tins

We’ve told you the behind-the-scenes story of how our sketched fall tins came to be here, and today we are sharing the inspiration behind the other set of fall tins. Unlike the quad featuring hand-drawn artwork, the four tins you see here were designed by our talented graphic team to be clean-lined and bold. The inspiration for the…