21 Jul '16, 9am

What wearing a $6,000 Rolex for a month taught a 24-year-old about wealth and status

What wearing a $6,000 Rolex for a month taught a 24-year-old about wealth and status

Dennis Green / Business Insider The Rolex Explorer on my tiny wrist. I was so excited when it arrived. I opened the box and was immediately enraptured by its sublime beauty. It seemed that this Rolex Explorer was made not out of stainless steel, but some kind of unearthly metal. Quite simply, it felt like nothing I had ever held before. I found myself checking the time on the watch not because I needed to know, but just because I wanted to catch a glimpse of its face again. I was sure that this gorgeous piece of horological perfection was going to rock my world. But first impressions aren't everything, and infatuation eventually wears off. As amazed as I was by the Rolex's hefty weight, incredible attention to detail, and pinpoint accuracy, I couldn't shake the feeling: I was wearing $6,000 on my wrist. I didn't own the watch (it was a rental from the good folks at Eleven ...

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