Australia's Alex McBride knows a thing or two about time. As the owner of The 5th Watches, time is his business. On the fifth day of each month, the company releases exclusive watch models for five days only. The price point for these sleek designs makes the wait for each collection worth your time.
As a regular visitor to New York, McBride has his rituals. When he came to stay at The Standard, High Line a few weeks back, we asked him to lay out his ideal day from morning to late-night.
A well-balanced visit always includes quality food and drinks, shopping, a bit of a buzz from the nightlife, and some exercise at one of my favorite workout spots. And as my usual routine goes, I’ll manage to squeeze it all in around work.
There’s nothing better than arriving at The Standard, High Line, feeling shabby but excited, fresh off a 30-hour flight. After crossing the bridge and taking in the views, it’s quite the sight taking in all the interesting people hanging in the lobby.
In a city full of beautiful and healthy-looking people, it makes you want to get in the gym and sort yourself out, so a workout at Dogpound is essential. And with so much fast-paced, high energy action going on, I also find it important to get some meditation time in at MNDFL. Then it’s off to brunch at Buvette.
MAGIC HOUR: DRINKS
NIGHT: A SHOW
LATE NIGHT: PARTY