06/07/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Turning Back Time: Thanks To Mad Men Vintage Watches Make A Comeback

In the late '50s, the playfulness at work in car and furniture design hit the gentlemanly watch world. In 1957, Hamilton introduced asymmetrical electric watches, and the line -- especially the triangular Ventura -- was an instant hit.

Now, luckily for those of us who don't smoke or get lit at lunch but who think of the "Mad Men" lifestyle with fondness, the look is a hit again.