ACL Endorses | A Time to Get

There are a few blogs that really get my aesthetic and inspire me to push ACL to better places – smart gents like Reference Library and Ready for the House in particular. Well, time to add another name to that list, A Time to Get. More than anything I have seen recently, A Time to Get is my perfect storm. The site is so on-point for me that I felt compelled to reach out to the author and extend my well wishes. As it turns out the guy behind the site – Los Angeles resident Mr. Nick Maggio – had worked for the same company as me a while back and we share a few mutual friends. We were both amazed at how small this world can be. Take a moment to read, obsess over and bookmark A Time to Get.







Comments on “ACL Endorses | A Time to Get

    Foster on February 27, 2009 8:18 AM:

    congrats nick.

    Alpha on February 27, 2009 9:02 AM:

    I love the site as well. A huge amount of inspiration there! I am a huge fan of Steve McQueen. I think today James Dean still gets the lions share of play but to me McQueen was the pinnacle of cool.

    james fox on February 27, 2009 9:43 AM:


    Chris on February 27, 2009 9:54 AM:

    Nick does a nice job of showing the same item new and then worn. This is something we have been doing for a while on the Billykirk blog. I think the New/Worn premise could easily have an entire blog devoted to it. My Grandfathers old pipe and Zippo come to mind.

    dandy nihilism on February 27, 2009 1:31 PM:


    Chris on February 27, 2009 2:43 PM:

    I just discovered this blog right before you posted about it. It is amazing.

    Ryan on February 27, 2009 3:07 PM:

    another awesome one!

    drinkinanddronin on February 27, 2009 3:32 PM:

    Very much so! Can’t agree more.

    martin on February 27, 2009 8:17 PM:

    Another fine ACL post, but there’s a pretty high probability that the rolex is a , ahem, fake. Crown sticks out too far, and the lugs are too fat. Yeah, just found the originating link. Those are fakes. A combination of wholly fake, and real rolex 5513s dressed up to look like like 5517s

    nick on February 27, 2009 8:47 PM:

    Funny, just followed up on this myself due to another comment as A TIME. Do have to say however, the post has nothing to do with real or fake, only cool and stylish. Would love some tips on how to spot fakes though.

    Traff on March 3, 2009 1:24 AM:

    Great referral… beautiful masthead too…

    Rooster on October 2, 2009 10:42 AM:

    I ran across an Ebay store that seems to share your point of view, called, oddly,
    Scuba Valves.
    Kind of looks like a movie prop warehouse or someone’s really great garage.

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