Shinola’s Evolutionary Milestone, The Runwell Automatic Wristwatch

The brand's signature watch silhouette now features an automatic movement

It’s been six years since Shinola launched the Runwell—a debut, flagship wristwatch that sought to carry the torch for a new wave of Detroit watchmaking. This week, the brand has released the Runwell Automatic and it’s a technical and design-driven development. The watch (assembled in Detroit) still features the original, beloved silhouette, but inside there’s a Swiss Sellita SW200-1 movement. In addition to the polished …

Shinola’s Jewelry and Watches for Women

The Detroit-based company joins forces with Pamela Love for thoughtfully designed delights

Although women have been buying and wearing Shinola‘s watches for years, not long ago, head designer Daniel Caudill and the Shinola team decided it was time to create thoughtfully designed, high-quality accessories especially for women. “We noticed a consumer demand for female-specific products within our two main categories, watches and leather,” says Caudill. Now, next to the manly Runwell, Canfield and Guardian timepieces, glass cases …

Downtown Detroit’s Bedrock + Shinola Hotel

A first-ever boutique hotel from the lifestyle brand and real estate firm

2011 was a very important developmental year for Detroit. It was then that full-service real estate firm Bedrock began taking tremendous steps toward revitalizing the city. At the same time, Detroit-based lifestyle brand Shinola was founded and began ramping up production in the Motor City—and sending a message around the globe about the importance of Detroit- and American-made products. Five years later, Bedrock and Shinola …