Fossil is an American watch brand with a distinctive vintage and classic design. The company produces wearable technology, watches, jewelry, fragrances, leather goods, sunwear and collectibles.
Fossil is known primarily as a fashion brand, but the company also develops technologies that are pretty cutting edge. Such as the color changing technology, used in the Kaleido watches or the Wrist Net watch developed with Microsoft which allows the wearer to customize his/her watch, via the Microsoft MSN network. More recently they had made a big step forward with their 3 generations of smartwatches in two versions an hybrid which is an analog watch that hides all of its smarts behind an understated face and a touchscreen version that offers a wide variety of options for customization and personalization that can be done directly from your mobile phone.
Fossil was founded in 1984 by Tom Kartsotis in Texas. Tom started the company as a suggestion of his brother Kosta. Tom´s brother advice him about the potentially large profits that could be made in importing retail goods from the Far East. And so, they began to import watches with a vintage style and a few years later they started to manufacture their watches and introduced leather accessories. The Kartsotis brothers named the company Fossil after the nickname they had for their father. Nowadays, Fossil has bought two new house Swiss watches brands to have a wider presence and offer a high-end Swiss watch with a designer flair. Fossil has really become a collection of smaller companies working independently under the Fossil umbrella.
Fossil has become a lifestyle company with fashion statements that could be mixed and matched, and repurchased when fashion changed, but always at affordable prices. To get the perfect Fossil watch, handbag or accessory visit their website where you can find all their products and shop online to take advantage of the free shipping and free engraving on a selection of their items. Don´t miss the sales area and outlet boutique selection to buy at up to 60% off prices either online or at any of their outlet stores.
Fossil is committed to making business in a sustainable way and they do so by being inclusive ensuring their operations leave a positive print on people and the environment. They also run a foundation dedicated to support and empower young people around the world.