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Skagen Owner Henrik Jorst Matches His Cars to His Watches

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Photos courtesy of Skagen Denmark

Henrik Jorst co-founded his watch company Skagen Denmark in 1987 with his wife Charlotte. His Danish heritage no doubt influences his design aesthetics—as evidenced in the organic silhouettes and clean lines of his timepieces.

Jorst is also known for his collection of classic automobiles—he has 21 in the rotation. We figured it would be fun to see which Skagen watches Jorst would pair with some of his favorite cars.

Along the way we discovered that his affinity for these vehicles are not merely a hobby, but a great source of inspiration. Take a gander at the photo gallery above and click through Jorst's pairings. Below each image he shares, in his own words, the relationship between the five cars and the five timepieces he chose. Some people match watches to their outfits, but Jorst matches them to this cars. To that we say, to each man his own.
· Skagen Denmark [Official Site]