“Being a guy of color founding a watch club is not something that’s done every day,” said Henry Flores, the founder of Classic Watch Club.
Henry Flores, the founder of Classic Watch Club, grew up in East Harlem in a household where he was raised to appreciate well-made items.
“My family didn’t come from money but my mom loved good quality things,” Mr. Flores, 44, said over a pizza at a short walk from his childhood home. “She’d say, ‘If you buy something good, you’ll only have to buy it once.’”
Inspired in part by the two-tone Seiko that his father wore on special occasions until his death in 1992, Mr. Flores
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