Behind The Scenes

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Fall Travel Series: Portland

One of our textile designers, Emily, took some of her favorite items on a recent vacation: “With one half of my family residing in the Northwest, I make an annual visit to the beautiful state of Oregon. This year, I brought along a few of my travel-ready favorites. The Preston Flap was my go-to carryall…

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TBT: Black Satchel

There’s nothing more eternally stylish than basic black—and a classic tote satchel silhouette. This beauty from our 1998 Hampton line reminds us of our new Emerson satchel. Along with structured but soft shapes and roomy interiors, both bags sport double handles and an adjustable strap for versatility in styling. We love how the Emerson retains…

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TBT: Colorblock Satchel

For Throwback Thursday, we’re introducing you to one of the oldest bags in our archives—a true Fossil designer favorite! From the chevron embossing to the soft woven handles, we’re really digging this dome-shaped satchel from our 1993 Ruffino leathers collection. ­­­­­­One of our favorite features is the colorblock effect created by the contrast between the…

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Fossil People: Paul & Joe

The two people that make everyone’s day brighter at Fossil HQ could only be the best baristas in town—Paul McDonald and Joe Radoszewski. Talented musicians, best friends and our valued keepers of caffeine, Paul and Joe can always be relied on to wake us up and make us laugh. Take it away Paul and Joe! Q: Where are…

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TBT: Tab Clutch

Since its introduction in the early 1990s, Fossil’s tab clutch wallet has been one of our favorite ways to stay organized in style. This 1992 promotion for the first tab clutch was inspired by mid-century ad art. Part of the Sterling leathers collection, it was available in red, camel or brown and featured an innovative—…

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Anniversary Party

As we enter the second half of the year, our 30th anniversary celebrations are moving into high gear. With parties, special edition products, and collaborations ahead, what better place to showcase all of these to our fans than a new website! Check out 30.fossil.com to get all of the scoop on our history (there’s an…

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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: black out

Minimal, versatile and cool, black-on-black has long been one of our favorite colorways for watches. For Throwback Thursday, we pulled some of Fossil’s first examples of this bold and versatile trend—a 1991 Tickmaster and Pyramid Crystal style from August 1992 and May of 1994.       As these sleek timepieces show, when black dial…

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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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fossil alter ego: cody amos

Let us introduce you to Cody Amos–designer and leather craftsman extraordinaire. While Cody’s nine to five is spent creating men’s accessories product like belts and key fobs, when he’s not at the Fossil HQ you can find him making his own unique vegetable tanned leather goods in Dallas, Texas. Take it away, Cody! Q :…