Full disclosure. This G-Shock was a gift from the brand to show their support for a passion project I've launched called The Father Hood. Thank you Phil. The 'Hood's all about supporting isolated and new dads and inspiring future dads. It's also brutally real about #dadlife. Which is why the G-Shock is really the perfect watch gift for this stage of life. No drop from a bench while attached to a soft toy (the kids like to do that for some reason shruggy), or hurl across a room at a sibling, or rinsing in a bath-time dip is too much for this watch. The reason Phil chose this full-metal model, the post-apocalyptic GMW-B5000V, probably has something to do with a post I made on my personal Instagram account when it came out, fawning over the fact that it could be my first G-Shock in way over 20 years. I saw it at Basel. I was in. Holy smokes. It actually looked like it was smoking, from some war it had just emerged from, still ticking. Intense desire. I know that many of you are into G-Shock and have kept the love alive since you were teenagers, or younger. I have…

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